Sept. 15, Austin Clark, Affective Affiliations and the CBC

McMaster University Library and the Department of Cultural and English Studies invite you to, Canada in Black Transnational Studies:  Austin Clark, Affective Affiliations and the CBC,” a lecture by  Michael Bucknor, Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Literatures in English at the University of the West Indies.

In this lecture, Dr. Bucknor works with papers from the Austin Clarke archives at McMaster University as well as the CBC archives in Toronto to show that Clarke was not only central to the circle of London-based West Indian writers who have been heralded as the founders of Caribbean literature in the 1950’s and 1960’s, but that he also created significant opportunities for them to publish and circulate their work through his networks in Canada.

When: Tuesday September 15, 2015 @3:30 p.m.

Where:  Great Hall, The University Club, reception to follow

For more information, please contact Anne Plessl,, (905)525-9140, ext. 24865.

 BIO: Dr. Michael Bucknor, editor of the Journal of West Indian Literature and Postcolonial Text, as well as co-editor with Alison Donnell of The Routledge Companion to Anglophone Caribbean Literature, carries out research on Austin Clarke, Caribbean-Canadian writing, postcolonial literatures and theory, diaspora studies, masculinities and popular culture.