Maureen Warner-Lewis’s extraordinary body of cultural criticism proposes a new temporal engagement with the place of the African continent in the Caribbean. Her work and career suggest some of the dispositions of the Mona Generation (UWI) of the mid-1960s to early 1970s. Read against some of the debates of the era, her work veers from an expected ideological path; or the path she takes, read as ideological in a particular way, shines an unexpected light on an adjacent path. Inevitably, the demands and desires of subsequent generations are highlighted as well, as is the realization that the assessment of Africa’s entanglement with the region is ongoing.

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