The Institute for Gender & Development Studies
Regional Coordinating Office (IGDS-RCO) &
The Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars (ACWWS)


Writing about Caribbean Gender and Social Justice Virtual Conference

January 15 - 16, 2021


Professor Opal Palmer Adisa, University Director of the Institute for Gender
and Development Studies @ The Universities of the West Indies, Mona

Dr. Donna Aza Weir-Soley, ACWWS Vice President

Registration Fees:

Caribbean Basin/Africa............$  90 both days / $50 day
USA/Canada/Europe residents.$125 both days / $70 day
Caribbean Basin/Africa.$40 both days / $25 day
USA/Canada/Europe.....$60 both days / $35 day

All fees are in U.S. Dollars

To pay the conference fees, go to, enter payment details:
"To / Recipient" - email:
"Subject" - ACWWS 2021 Virtual Conference and specify the Fees you are paying.

*All presenters must pay ACWWS membership dues and registration fees
 See the membership page for details about paying membership fees.

Limited number of waivers available for persons experiencing severe financial hardships.
Please contact Professor Opal Palmer Adisa for application:

Take the Conference Survey Here.



"Burning Queens" Artwork by Chenjerai "Jedhi" Weir
Chenjerai "Jedhi" Weir is a digital and multimedia artist with a background in traditional art, film, and classical theater. Jedhi graduated with his BFA in theater with a major in costume design from FIU where he attended KCACTF (Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival), placing 2nd for his costume designs on "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings" directed by Victoria Collado. Following graduation Jedhi started working closely with Angelina Esposito as an assistant costumer at New World School of the Arts in downtown Miami. He costumed for "Church and State" and assistant costumed for "Men on Boats" at Main Street Players theater prior to the covid-19 outbreak. During the pandemic Jedhi has taken on art commissions, voice over work, and a fantasy/adventure passion project "Lone Saga" set for release on youtube January 10th, 2021.

Art & Social Media
Instagram: jedhithejedi
Twitter: sunjatta1

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