BIn this essay, I reflect on the radical Caribbean intellectual tradition's contribution to the idea of the Global South. Within this immense potential terrain of exploration, I investigate the question of the contemporary responsibilities of the Caribbean intellectual, using this as a means through which some of the most discerning anticolonial traditions of the region can be proffered towards theorizing a global South perspective on the future of humanity.
The Responsibilities of Caribbean Intellectuals
Aaron Kamugisha is the Ruth Simmons Professor of Africana Studies at Smith College. He is the editor of eleven books and special issues of journals on Caribbean and Africana thought, and author of Beyond Coloniality: Citizenship and Freedom in the Caribbean Intellectual Tradition (2019).
Aaron Kamugisha; The Responsibilities of Caribbean Intellectuals. South Atlantic Quarterly 1 April 2023; 122 (2): 361–375. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/00382876-10405119
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