THE 4TH ANNUAL ERIC E. WILLIAMS MEMORIAL LECTURE
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2002-2003 Distinguished Africana Scholars Lecture Series
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A Round Table discussion moderated by
Colin Palmer, Dodge Professor of History, Princeton University
"Women, Politics and the Caribbean
Hon. Cynthia Pratt, Deputy Prime Minister, Bahamas
Dr. Cynthia Pratt, in May 2002, became the first woman to occupy the position of Deputy Prime Minister,
Bahamas. A longtime nurse and teacher, she has represented her country in a number of international
sporting events and combines her love of athletics with her work to improve opportunities for the youth of
her nation. She serves as Advisor to Teen Challenge, Bahamas, a teen support and counseling program, and
is the founder there of the Coconut Grove and St. Cecilia's Community Clubs. A Justice of the Peace
(magistrate), she was conferred with an Honorary Degree (Doctor of Humane Letters) from St. Augustine's
College, Raleigh, North Carolina, in February 1995.
Hon. Mia Mottley, Attorney General, Barbados
MiaAmor Mottley, Q.C., M.P., was elected to Parliament in September 1994. In August 2001, she became
the first woman to be appointed to the post of Attorney General. A former Minister of Education, Youth
Affairs and Culture, Ms. Mottley is credited with being the visionary behind Barbados' Education Sector
Enhancement Program, a US $213m comprehensive reform agenda which aims to increase the number of
young persons contributing to the country's sustainable social and economic development. In 1996 and
again in 1997, she served as Chairperson of the CARICOM (Caribbean Community) Standing Committee
of Ministers of Education. Widely traveled, Ms. Mottley has been a featured speaker and presenter at
numerous international and regional conferences and seminars. She holds a law degree from the London
School of Economics (UK).
Beverley Anderson-Manley, former First Lady, Jamaica
Beverley Anderson-Manley, former wife of the late Jamaican Prime Minister, Michael Manley, is a
respected scholar, educator and activist, well known for her life-long commitment to Gender Issues in the
Caribbean and the Third World. She is Jamaica's former representative to the United Nations Commission
on the Status of Women and has been honored by its government for her leadership in promoting women's
and children's rights. Anderson-Manley continues to write, lecture, travel and advise leaders and policy-
makers on developmental and communications topics. In addition to her daily radio program The
Breakfast Club she recently participated in a two-week Leaders in Development seminar at the Kennedy
School, Harvard University. She has toured a number of North American and British university campuses
over the last 15 years.
Wertheim Performing Arts Center
11200 S.W 8th Street Miami, Florida
Admission free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served both prior to
and following the lecture. Music will be supplied by Steel Away. Please be seated by 7:20p.m.
Books by Eric Williams will be available for purchase and signing.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL 305.919.5521 OR 305.271.7246
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and the Eric Williams Memorial Collection, University of the West Indies.
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