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Karl On Panel Discussion Moderated By Dr. Fiona Vernal (UConn Department of History) II

My time in Hartford, Connecticut, on Sunday, was time well spent.

The Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess film was very informative as it pertains to the legendary Queen, the Maroons and the Jamaican indomitable spirit.

The panel discussion was made very interesting with great questions and comments coming from an active and a vocal audience (including a Yale University alumni – A.B. and a Yale University administrator). By the way, my fellow participant – an author and a professor – on the panel discussion informed me that she was once my high school teacher. It is indeed a small world.

I wish to thank the event’s organizers, my family and friends and audience members for a very good event.


Karl’s New Book On Display At Queens College – CUNY

Last week Wednesday, I presented my new book, Afrika’s Struggle: His Experiential Journey to faculty and students at Queens College – CUNY. The attendees glowingly praised the presentation and the Q & A session was highly interactive.

Currently, my book is on display (see pictures below) at Queens College – CUNY.

And one more thing, I will be in on a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Fiona Vernal (Uconn Department of History) on February 28, 2016.


Karl’s Days at Harvard

Day 0

The day before my presentation at Harvard University, I requested a dry run with my Harvard sponsors. Important note, preparation is key and even the late Steve Jobs is known for his rehearsals before his renowned presentations.

After the rehearsal, the main critique is that I heavily emphasized the scholarship of my book. However, the Harvard sponsors recommended that I put equal emphasis on selling the book. They are impressed with the book’s exemplary scholarship I presented in the rehearsal. Albeit, they (already read the book) wanted me to talk about the rich details of the book’s narrative, also. The objective is to give enough information to excite the audience about the book without “giving away the store.”

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