This panel presentation features papers which situate Beyond a Boundary within the context of James' oeuvre as a whole, exploring relationships, and examining the complex development of James' thought over time. The papers & speakers are as follows: 1) "The Humbler Type of Cricket Scribe": C.L.R. James on Sport, Culture and Society in Imperial Britain. Presenter: Christian Høgsbjerg. 2) From Mariners, Renegades and Castaways to Beyond a Boundary: C.L.R. James and the Politics of Form. Presenter: Joseph Keith, English, Binghamton University, SUNY.
This programme was filmed by WORLDbytes volunteers at The Beyond A Boundary Conference held at The University Of Glasgow in May 2013. The conference marked the 50th anniversary of the publication of C.L.R. James' book Beyond A Boundary. Chaired by Rachel Douglas.
Dr. Rachel Douglas
Lecturer in French, University of Glasgow. Her main research interests focus on Caribbean Literature, Film, Postcolonial Literature and Theory, Postcolonial Visual Cultures, comparative Literature and Haiti
Christian is a widely published writer and historian who lectures at Leeds Metropolitan University. C.L.R. James is a key focus of his work.
Associate Professor in English at the Binghamton University, State University of New York. His areas of interest focus on Twentieth Century American literature, comparative race and ethnic studies, transnational American studies, postcolonial studies, Anglophone Caribbean literature, narrative theory & critical theory.