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C.L.R. James Haitian Revolution Plays
Running time: 1:31:08
On this panel at the Black Jacobins Revisited: Rewriting History Conference in Liverpool, arranged to mark the 75th anniversary of the publication of CLR James pioneering, anti-colonial work, The Black Jacobins, versions of James’ play are dissected and intriguing material brought to light. From Paul Robeson’s role to the play’s evolution in different editions and contexts, four speakers present their papers they are: Christian Høgsbjerg (University of York), Jeremy Glick (Hunter College), Rachel Douglas (University of Glasgow) and Raj Chetty (University of Washington, Seattle).