< News | Wednesday, February 16, 2022

‘Written in blood’: U of T professor explores turbulent history of Caribbean in new literature seminar

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Conrad James, associate professor at U of T’s Centre for Comparative Literature, recently spoke with U of T News about his course, “Written in Blood: Caribbean Readings in Conflict and Healing.” The graduate seminar explores the violent history of the Caribbean. 
“The course focuses on blood as a historical question, as a political question, but also as a methodological question – how you can use the concept of blood to make sense of history,” James says. “We also talk about bloodshed and its pivotal role in shaping the consciousness of the contemporary Caribbean.” Read the full article here.

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