About the Course
CPLT 752R Anticolonial Thought and Art in the Caribbean
The various struggles that were directed against European colonialism around the world during
the nineteenth and twentieth centuries were informed by a critical and diverse intellectual
practice. This course focuses on anticolonial thought in the Spanish-, English-, and
French-speaking Caribbean by reading some key texts by scholars, writers, and activists who
were involved in these struggles, including José Martí, Fernando Ortiz, C.L.R. James, Eric
Williams, Aimé Césaire, and Frantz Fanon.