Carole Boyce-Davies 

About Carole Boyce-Davies 

Carole Boyce-Davies is Chair of the English Department at Howard University and Professor of African Diaspora Literatures and a Distinguished Professor of Humane Letters and Professor of Africana Studies and Literatures in English at Cornell University. She is the author of Black Women’s Rights.  Leadership and the Circularities of Power (2022); Caribbean Spaces. Escape Routes from Twilight Zones (2013) on the internalization of Caribbean culture;  Left of Karl Marx. The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones (2008) and the classic Black Women, Writing and Identity: Migrations of the Subject (1994). In addition to over a hundred essays, articles published in major professional journals,  Dr. Boyce-Davies has alsopublished fifteen critical editions on African, African Diaspora and Caribbean literature and culture.  A member of the scientific committee for UNESCO’s updated GeneralHistoryofAfrica, she edited the epistemological forum on “Global Blackness” for the recently published African Diaspora volume.