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A.R.F. Webber and the Caribbean Intellectual Tradition

A lecture by Professor Selwyn R. Cudjoe from Wellesley College.

Thursday, November 05, 2009
4:00 PM
Rolfe 4302 (Lydeen Library)
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Selwyn R. Cudjoe is a Professor of Africana Studies at Wellesley College where he teaches courses on the African-American Literary Tradition, African Literature, Black Women Writers, and Caribbean literature. Dr. Cudjoe is the author of Caribbean Visionary: A.R.F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation (UP of Mississipi, 2008); Beyond Boundaries: The Intellectual Tradition of Trinidad and Tobago in the Nineteenth Century (Calaloux/University of Massachusetts, 2003); Afro-Trinbagonians: No Longer Blinded by Our Eyes (Calaloux, 2001); V. S. Naipaul: A Materialist Reading (University of Massachusetts Press, 1988); Movement of the People: Essays on Independence (Ithaca, Calaloux, 1983); Resistance and Caribbean Literature (Ohio University Press, 1980); and The Role of Resistance in the Caribbean Novel (Latin American Studies Program, Cornell University, 1976). He has edited Caribbean Women Writers (Calaloux, University of Massachusetts, 1990); Eric Williams Speaks (Calaloux, University of Massachusetts, 1993) and co-edited C.L.R. James: His Intellectual Legacy (University of Massachusetts Press, 1994). He also edited a new edition of Maxwell Philip's Emmanuel Appadocca (University of Massachusetts Press, 1997). Cudjoe is also a member of the Editorial Board of Encarta Africana, an encyclopedia in CD-ROM form, edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Anthony Appiah. 

Cost : Free and Open to the Public


Download file: ARFwebberflyer.pdf

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, The Mellon Seminar on Caribbean Cultural History, LAI Working Group on Caribbean Studies

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