The University of Guyana (UG) is gearing to host a public lecture on ‘Why Gender Matters: The crisis in Youth Masculinities and Natural Hazards’ by Professor Rhoda Reddock of the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago.
The event is scheduled for tomorrow, April 30 at 17:00hrs at the Education Lecture Theatre, UG, Turkeyen Campus, Greater Georgetown.
Reddock is a Professor of Gender, Social Change and Development and former Deputy Principal of...
THE University of Guyana was one of our Independence gifts to ourselves and has remained an enduring example of nationhood. It began as an initiative by the then PPP government and was completed by the succeeding PNC-UF coalition government, making it an example of bi-partisanship.
It rose to become a respected institution of higher learning by attracting some of the most prominent scholars and intellectuals in Guyana and beyond. In the process, many boasted about their UG degree...Read more
For some time now, I have been silent as misinformation, outright fabrications, and innuendos have been published as journalism products and facilitated as letters to the editor. These have been designed to malign and hurt the image of the University and me, and to impede the progress we are making by doing tangible things to improve the service to students and staff.
Allow me to revisit some of the recent improvements. Readers may recall the newly commissione...
In the arena of creating music for popular consumption, it is sometimes the case that a song about which one is very excited, and generating high expectations, will land like a thud – seemingly totally dismissed by the population. An example is my song “Hit The Road,” which I wrote for a Tradewinds studio session in Toronto, extolling that band-on-the-road aspect of Trinidad carnival. I felt it would do well in Port-of-Spain, but it was simply ignored. In contrast, I did a colu...Read more