Anthony Bogues (Ph.D., 1994, Political Theory, University of the West Indies, Mona) teaches a course in the English Department at Rhode Island School of Design, and is also Professor of Africana Studies and Political Science at Brown University. His major research and writing interests are intellectual and cultural history, radical political thought, critical theory, Caribbean and African politics and literature.
Bogues is associate editor of the journal Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism and a member of the editorial collective of the journal boundary 2. He is also a visiting professor at The Centre of Caribbean Thought, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus and honorary professor at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He is currently working on questions of power and its relationship to violence and death; the relationship of historical trauma to freedom; and the political aesthetics of Caribbean and African literature. He is convener of the international project “Exploring African and African Diasporic Knowledges.”
- MA, Brown University
- BA, Union Institute
- PHD, University of West Indies-Mona Campus
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