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Caribbean Colonialities: proposes a critical revision of debates on colonialism, neocolonialism, postcolonialism and decolonial thinking using the insular and continental Caribbean as a point of departure. Identifies keywords and schools of thought linked to colonialism and diaspora studies and explores the problematic relationship to nationalism and sovereignty that characterizes the socio-political history of Caribbean societies.
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Caribbean Aesthetics, Poetics and Politics:
introduces contemporary artistic production in the visual arts from a new generation of artists seeking to interrogate and transform the ways the Caribbean has been imagined and represented, but also, the study of the literary and musical art forms more traditionally associated with the Caribbean as forms of political manifestation.

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Archipelagic Studies and Creolization: explores islands and archipelagos from the lens of different approaches like geographical, environmental, literary, historical, socio-political and cultural studies. Reviews the framework of creolization that originated in Caribbean thought and cultural critique to define identities and historical processes in the Caribbean, and proposes new theoretical approaches for the study of political and cultural developments in this area.

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Critical Caribbean Studies, Theory, and the Disciplines: creates a space for critical theorizing about the relationship of the field Caribbean Studies as an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary enterprise that brings into question disciplinary traditions, methods, and epistemologies.

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Rutgers Advanced Institute for Critical Caribbean Studies
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Lucy Stone, A268, Second Floor
Livingston Campus