Caribbean migration, ‘In a Word’
Professor Carole Boyce Davies and associate professor Ishion Hutchinson will engage in a wide-ranging conversation about their creative and scholarly work archiving the Caribbean experience during global conflicts in “In a Word: Caribbean Migrations and Imperial Projects,” May 1 at 4:30 p.m. in Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, Klarman Hall. The conversation is free and open to the public.
Boyce Davies, professor of English and Africana studies, is the author of “Black Women, Writing and Identity: Migrations of the Subject” and “Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones.” Her most recent work is “Caribbean Spaces: Escape Routes from Twilight Zones” and a children’s book, “Walking.”
Hutchinson, a native of Jamaica and associate professor of English, is the author of two poetry collections – “Far District” and “House of Lords and Commons.” He is the recipient of the Windham-Campbell Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, a Guggenheim Fellowship, Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize, the Whiting Writers Award, the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature, among others.
The “In a Word” series showcases the Creative Writing Program’s influences and contributions to the literary world by its dedicated faculty of fiction writers and poets.
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