CLR James in Focus, 6th Workshop on Caribbean Theory and Criticism, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, April 21, 2010.

full name / name of organization: 
Richard Clarke / UWI
contact email: 
richard.clarke@cavehill.uwi.edu

The work of the noted Caribbean scholar C. L. R. James will be the focus of CTC6: 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.

The keynote speaker will be Professor Paget Henry, Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies at Brown University.

Papers are invited 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 and Pan-Africanism
James the internationalist;
James the philosopher;
James the literary theorist and critic;
James the rhetorician
James and West Indies cricket;
James and Marxism;
James on history;
James’s fiction.

Please send a 200 word abstract via email no later than April 8, 2010 to one of the following members of the Organising Committee:

Richard Clarke (richard.clarke@cavehill.uwi.edu) or

Andrew Armstrong (andrew.armstrong@cavehill.uwi.edu) or

Nicola Hunte (nicola.hunte@cavehill.uwi.edu).

cfp categories: 
african-american
ethnicity_and_national_identity
postcolonial
theory