6th Edward Baugh Distinguished lecture

Edward Baugh

This year, I will give the 6th annual  Edward Baugh Distinguished Lecture which  is put on by the Department of Literatures in English at the University of the West Indies, Mona.

Professor Emeritus Edward Baugh has earned an international reputation as an authority on Anglophone Caribbean poetry in general and on the work of Derek Walcott in particular.

An outstanding teacher, Professor Baugh has guided the  intellectual development of several generations of students at Mona.  I, myself, chose to do my PhD dissertation on Derek Walcott’s poetry and plays, largely because of Professor Baugh’s passion for the subject.

TheDistinguished  Lecture Series pays tribute to his stellar career.  Previous speakers  include Trinidadian writerEarl Lovelace,  Guyanese author/scholar Mark McWatt and Australian literary critic  Helen Tiffin, one of the co-authors of the foundational post-colonial text, The Empire Writes Back .  

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  1. Will be back “home” for the winter at the end of December and I hope to be able to attend one of your events. Please keep us posted as you did above

  2. Professor Edward Baugh is a dynamic professional who has done a remarkable job in the creation of a unique set of writing style which has be with us for a very long time now. I would like to extend my sincere thanks to Proffesor Baugh for his selfless contribution for the formulation of a very great English Department at UWI. His work wil stand the test of time and will be indelible in the minds of the academics of now and forever. Long live, Professsor Edward Baugh you are a beacon of light for people of varying ethnic origin who are ‘out of many one people’.

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