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Increasing awareness of the rich cultural heritage of Canadians with origins in the Third World.
Hosted by: Lloyd Stanford
Airs: Every Thursday from 6:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Third World Players Present

Date Host Highlight On Demand
Mar. 23, 2017 Lloyd Stanford to be confirmed
available
Mar. 16, 2017 Lloyd Stanford Commemorating Voices part 3 - with Cyril Dabydeen
available
Mar. 9, 2017 Lloyd Stanford Commemorating Voices part 2 - with Cyril Dabydeen
available
Mar. 2, 2017 Lloyd Stanford Commemorating Voices part 1 - with Cyril Dabydeen
available
Feb. 23, 2017 Lloyd Stanford The Maroon Story
available
Feb. 16, 2017 Lloyd Stanford Recreating the Circle, the African-based Trickster Tale in the Diaspora - part 3 - with Millicent Byrne
available

Designed to increase awareness of the rich cultural heritage of Canadians with origins in the Third World, this multicultural, multi-lingual programme features rehearsed readings from Third World literature as well as interviews with Third World writers, including those living in Canada, and with others interested in that literature.

Podcasts:

"Celebrating Jamaican Literary Excellence"

[Listen To Part 1] [Listen To Part 2] [Listen To Part 3] [Listen To Part 4] [Listen To Part 5] [Listen To Part 6]

[Listen To Part 7] [Listen To Part 8]

"The Short Stories of Cyril Dabydeen"

In these broadcasts you will hear your host Lloyd Stanford in conversation with the internationally acclaimed, award-winning, Guyanase-born Canadian writer, university lecturer in English and expert on race relations about this 2012 collection of his short stories, from which he will read.

[Listen To Part 1] [Listen To Part 2]

 

“Final Flight from Sanaa”.

In this and three following programmes you will hear your host talking with the Yemeni-born , Canadian retired professor of medicine, community activist, award-winning broadcaster and author,Dr. Qais Ghanem , about his recently published novel “ Final Flight from Sanaa” and his earlier literary venture, a collection of poetry entitled “From Left to Right”

[Listen to Part 1] [Listen to Part 2] [Listen to Part 3]

 

"Cronipoemas"

The Cronipoemas of Jorge Etcheverry” . Two programmes in which your host is in conversation with the renowned Chilean-born Canadian writer, actor, director, painter and translator, Jorge Etcheverry, compatriots and fellow writers Luciano Diaz and Ramon Sepulveda about his 2010 collection of poetry entitled “ Cronipoemas”. Readings by all three.

[Listen to Part 1] [Listen to Part 2]

 

“Tagore: A Renaissance Man from India” starting on November 24.

In this series you will hear your host Lloyd Stanford in conversation with Dr. Ratna Ray, the highly accomplished Indian-born university professor, scholar, communications coach, composer, retired public servant, singer and writer about the significance of the work of the renowned Nobel Laureate for literature in 1913, Rabindranath Tagore, in this the year of the 150th anniversary of his birth.

[Listen to Part I] [Listen to Part II] [Listen to Part III] [Listen to Part IV]

 

“Perspectives on theatre in the French Caribbean”

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“Reflections on the Festival of the Word”

“Reflections on the Festival of the Word” ---which features your host in conversation with the award-winning, Guyanese-born Canadian writer, Cyril Dabydeen, about the conference held on the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies, in 2002, to honour the distinguished Barbadian historian and writer, Edward Kamau Brathwaite.

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“In Memoriam Samuel Selvon”

[Listen to Part I] [Listen to Part II]

 

“Reflections on the Equatoria Experience.” [15-part series, 2010]

[Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] [Part 4] [Part 5] [Part 6] [Part 7] [Part 8] [Part 9] [Part 10] [Part 11] [Part 12]

[Part 13] [Part 14] [Part 15]


“The Maroon Story”

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“Lessons My Mother Taught me” [2-part series, 2011]

[Part 1] [Part 2]

 

“Jamaican By Birth/ American By Choice” [3-part series, 2011]

[Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3]