Student Achievements A - MC

Check out what our students are up to! On this page you will find studnet acheivements listed out alphabetically by last name.

Natalya Mills-Mayrena

  • Appointed: Teaching position in the History of Philosophy and the History of the Caribbean at the College of Staten Island. Fall 2018

  • Published: “Minshall’s Mas: (Re) introducing Street Theater in Contemporary Carnival of Trinidad and Tobago.” Caribbean Journal through the University of Puerto. Journal: Sargasso-Reflections on West Indian Literature: Talking About Culture. Fall 2018

  • Awarded: Leadership and Cultural Catalyst in the Caribbean community from Congresswoman Dr. Una Clarke, Yvette Clarke. Fall 2018

  • Awarded: Proclamation from New York State Senator Kevin S. Parker for services to the Caribbean community, Fall 2018

  • Paper: “Carnival Griot: Storytelling, Representation and Mas’ in Trinidad and Tobago with works by Peter Minshall and Rosalind Gabriel” in the panel “Between Land, Water, and Language: The Black Atlantic in Conversation with the Western Caribbean,” at the conference BLACK PORTRAITURE[S] IV: The Color of Silence at Harvard University, March 22-24th, 2018

  • Co-curated the exhibition "Fashioning the Women of Weeksville" at the Weeksville Heritage Center) Brooklyn NY (June-September 2017)

  • Presented a paper on the topic of “The Madras Aesthetic: Resisting & Re-Interpreting Through The Cloth” in the conference: Fashioning the Black Body in Bondage and Freedom, Weeksville Heritage Center Brooklyn NY (March 2017), within the panel "Identifying & Self Fashioning in Slavery."