Monday, October 28, 2019
12:00pm – 2:00pm
McKinney Conference Rm
111 Thayer St
Anthony Bogues (Ph.D., 1994, Political Theory, University of the West Indies, Mona) is a writer , scholar, curator, and the Director of the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice; Professor of Africana Studies, Royce Professor of Teaching Excellence (2004-2007); and currently the Asa Messer Professsor of Humanities and Critical Theory. He is also an affiliated faculty member of the departments of Political Science, Modern Culture and Media . History of Art and Architecture and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.Bogues's major research and writing interests are intellectual, literary and cultural history, radical political thought, political theory, critical theory, Caribbean and African politics as well as Haitian, Caribbean, and African Art. He is the author of Caliban's Freedom: The Early Political Thought of C.L.R. James (1997); Black Heretics and Black Prophets: Radical Political Intellectuals (2003); and Empire of Liberty: Power, Freedom and Desire (2010). He is the editor of From Revolution in the Tropics to Imagined Landscapes: the Art of Edouard Duval-Carrié. ( 2014 ) ; Metamorphosis : The Art of Edoaurd Duval -Carrie (2017) as well as two volumes on Caribbean intellectual and literary history: After Man, Towards the Human: Critical Essays on Sylvia Wynter (2005) and The George Lamming Reader: The Aesthetics of Decolonisation (2011) He is the co-editor of a special issue of the Italian journal Filosofia Politica ( 2017 ) on Black political thought and the co-convener of the interntional project , " Towards a Global History of Poltiical Thought . " Additionally he has curated and co-curated shows in the United States , South Africa and France and published numerous essays and articles on the history of criticism, critical theory, political thought, political philosophy, intellectual and cultural history as well as Haitian Art. Bogues is a member of the editorial collective for the journal boundary 2 and was an honorary professor at the Center for African Studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.( 2006-2017 ) He is a member of the scientific committe of Le Centre d'Art in Haiti . He teaches courses on Africana political philosophy, cultural politics, intellectual history and contemporary critical theory and comparative literature of Africa and the African Diaspora as well as courses on the history of Haitian society and art.
- Erica James, "Decolonizing Time, 19th Century Haitian Portraiture and the Critique of Anachronism in Caribbean Art," in Nika: Journal of Contemporary African Art. No 44. May 2019, 11.
- Anthony Bogues, "Making History & the Work of Memory in the Art of Edouard Duval Carrie" in Decolonizing Refinement: Contemporary Pursuits in the Art of Edouard Duval Carrie (ed) Paul Neil (Florida UP, 2018)
- Anthony Bogues, "Haiti: Art , History , Loas and the Creation of New Forms," Curatorial Statement in the catalog: The Art of Haiti: Loas . History , and Memory (Colorado Springs Fine Arts Museum, 2018).
Co-sponsored by History of Art & Architecture