The Unexpected Caribbean Symposium is a collaborative venture between the Association of Caribbean Women Writers & Scholars (ACWWS), KU’s Institute of Haitian Studies, the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, the Department of African and African American Studies, and the Department of English.

The symposium is also generously supported by:

  • The Institute for Liberal Arts at Boston College
  • Center for Migration Research
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Office
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Research Excellence Fund
  • Department of American Studies
  • Department of Art History
  • Departments of Dance and Theatre
  • Department of French, Francophone, and Italian Studies
  • Department of Film and Media Studies
  • Department of History
  • Department of Religious Studies
  • Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Global and International Studies
  • Hall Center for the Humanities
  • Humanities Kansas
  • Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities
  • International Programs
  • Kansas African Studies Center
  • KU's Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI)
  • KU Libraries
  • Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Office of Multicultural Affairs
  • Provost's Office
  • School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Spencer Museum of Art