Friday, February 12, 2010

Cfp: "C. L. R. James in Focus: Crossing Boundaries," University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, April 21, 2010.

The work of the noted Caribbean scholar C. L. R. James will be the focus of the 6th Workshop on Caribbean theory and Criticism to be held by the Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature of the Cave Hill Campus, University of the West Indies, Barbados on Wednesday April 21st, 2010. We hereby invite papers on any aspect of James’s career or work, ranging from his critical writings on Caribbean thought, politics and society, literature and popular culture to his creative writings. Some areas that this workshop seeks to discuss include (though are not limited to): James and Caribbean culture; James and Caribbean modernity; James and black nationalism; James the internationalist; James and West Indies cricket; James the philosopher; James and Marxism; James on history; James the literary theorist and critic; James’s fiction. Please send a 200 word abstract via email no later than March 19, 2010 to one of the following members of the Organising Committee: Richard Clarke ( or Andrew Armstrong ( or Nicola Hunte ( (Please include your name, title and institutional affiliation.)

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