Prof. Carole Boyce Davies reflects on the writings, activism, and cultural contributions of George Lamming.
July 30, 2022
Out of the Kumbla. Caribbean Women and Literature 30th anniversary celebration.

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“Paule Marshall’s Exit Strategies and Caribbean Circulations”
Center for Black Literature’s panel:
They Cried I Am: The Life and Work of Paule Marshall and John A. Williams, Unsung Black Literary Voices

March 27, 2021

How much does the African-American vote matter to the outcome of the US election?
Reparations, Knowledge and the De-Colonial University
The University in an Age of Activism
The Political Life of Claudia Jones
Pan-African Museum
Black Women and Political Leadership: In Their Own Voices

Professor Carole Boyce Davies discusses her forthcoming course for Fall 2020

July 8, 2020

Caribbean Worlds: An Introduction

Professor Carole Boyce Davies discusses her forthcoming course for Fall 2020

July 8, 2020

Claudia Jones: A Right to be Radical featuring Dr. Carole Boyce Davies

Dr. Carole Boyce Davies, Professor of Africana Studies and English at Cornell University and author of “Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones”, teaches about Claudia Jones and has a panel discussion with journalist and activist Jaimee Swift, founder of Black Women Radicals.

July 3, 2020

Protestors demand reforms in US criminal justice system |
Money Talks | TRT World interviews Carole Boyce Davies

June 10, 2020

Will the death of George Floyd mark a turning point?
TRT World interviews Carole Boyce Davies

June 9, 2020

Black Women and Political Leadership: Barbara Smith in conversation with Carole Boyce-Davies.

Cornell University, November 14, 2019

Carole Boyce Davies: “Sisterhood and Struggle: A Right to be Radical”

Presentation at the American Women’s History Initiative event “But Some of Us Are Brave: Black Sisterhood and Solidarity Across Cultures, Communities and Color Lines”

Follow this link to view video. The presentation starts at 18.15

September, 2019

Carole Boyce Davies: video keynote address as recipient of the Africanist of the Year award – 2017

June 19, 2017

Carole Boyce Davies: The Art and Craft of Grafting Jamaica Kincaid’s Work
from Université Paris, June 8, 2017


Carole Boyce Davies: Cornell University Africana Faculty


Profiling Trayvon and Rachel: Race, Gender and Criminalization
Panel discussion at Cornell University moderated by Noliwe Rooks, September 17, 2013

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“The Politics and Legacy of Ama Ata Aidoo”

was the 4:30 p.m. EDT program of the 11th annual Harlem Book Fair from the Langston Hughes Auditorium in the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. July 18, 2009.

Follow this link to view video. Carole Boyce Davies’ presentation is at 6.27 -19.20.