Beyond Boundaries I

Running time: 49:44

This filmed panel features papers which consider the way in which James was both influenced by, and influenced, a diverse range of social and political contexts, and which suggests how his work might help us understand politics and sport across the world contemporarily. The papers & speakers are as follows:

1) Caught at Midwicket: C.L.R. James and Cricket as Cultural Performance. Presented by Rashna Singh, Colorado College.
2) Civilizing Cricket: Can India Bowl out White Supremacy? Presented by Walter Persaud. Mahidol University International College, Thailand.

This programme was filmed by WORLDwrite CLR James project volunteers at The Beyond A Boundary Conference held at The University Of Glasgow in 2013. The conference marked the 50th anniversary of the publication of CLR James’ outstanding classic Beyond A Boundary.

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