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The Caribbean Artists Movement: New Perspectives

Malachi McIntosh, University of Oxford

Tue, 4/2 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm · 40 McCosh

Department of English; Humanities Council

A public lecture in connection with the graduate seminar “Postwar New York,” organized by Joshua Kotin and sponsored by Postwar New York: Workshops, a Humanities Council Magic Grant for Innovation, and the Department of English.

Malachi McIntosh is the Barbara Pym Tutorial Fellow in English at St. Hilda’s. Prior to joining St Hilda’s, Malachi was editor and publishing director of Wasafiri, the magazine of international contemporary writing, and created its podcast, which he continues to host, Craft. Prior to that, Malachi co-led the Runnymede Trust’s award-winning Our Migration Story

history education project; lectured at the University of Warwick, the University of Cambridge, and Goldsmiths, University of London; and worked for Teach First — initially as an English teacher in a South Croydon high school.

Malachi’s research is primarily focused on Caribbean and Black British writing, in particular writing produced in the 1950s–1980s. He is also interested in inter- and post-world-war-era writing from the French Caribbean, and broader diaspora, world literature, and postcolonial literary studies.

Photo credit: Robert Frank. New York City, 1960. Gelatin silver print. 22.5 x 34.3 cm. (8.9 x 13.5 in.)

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