The Virgin Islands Caribbean Cultural Center, and the Offices of the President and the Provost are excited to welcome Dr. Tami Navarro for a special lecture.  The lecture will discuss Dr. Navarro’s new book, Virgin Capital: Race, Gender, and Financialization in the US Virgin Islands.

Dr. Tami Navarro is an Assistant Professor of Pan-African Studies at Drew University. She is a Cultural Anthropologist whose has published in Cultural Anthropology, American Anthropologist, Transforming Anthropology, Small Axe Salon, The Caribbean Writer, Social Text, and Feminist Anthropology.

She is a founding member of the Virgin Islands Studies Collective (VISCO) and a member of the Editorial Board for the journal Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism. Dr. Navarro is co-host of the podcast, “Writing Home: American Voices from the Caribbean” and the Co-director of the Transnational Black Feminisms working group at Columbia University.

Please join us on November 18, at 12 Noon, in EVC 401, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus, on St. Croix. 

Dr. Navarro will be available for signing of her book. Refreshments will also be served. 

For more information contact Dr. Kula Francis at (340) 692-4065 or