Bocas Lit Fest

Aaron Kamugisha


Aaron Kamugisha is Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. His current work is a study of coloniality, citizenship and freedom in the contemporary Anglophone Caribbean, mediated through the social and political thought of C.L.R. James and Sylvia Wynter. He is the editor of eight collections on Caribbean and Africana thought, including most recently Caribbean Popular Culture: Power, Politics and Performance (2016) and Small Axe 49 (March 2016), a special issue on Sylvia Wynter’s Black Metamorphosis. He is currently a member of the editorial advisory board for the journals Social and Economic Studies and the Journal of West Indian Literature, and a member of the editorial collective of the journal Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism.


2020 OCM Bocas Prize for Nonfiction Longlist

Years Attended

2017 Adult’s Festival Participant, 2021 Adult's Festival Participant
Festival Programme Event


Apr 25 2021
06:30 pm - 07:30 pm
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