Charles V. Carnegie

  • 207-786-6079
  • ccarnegi@bates.edu
  • Anthropology
  • Professor
  • Pettengill Hall, Room 157
  • African American Studies

B.A. Cornell University; Ph.D. Johns Hopkins

Charles V. Carnegie’s recent work focuses on identity categories and on issues of nationalism and transnationalism. He is the author of Postnationalism Prefigured: Caribbean Borderlands (Rutgers University Press2002), co-editor with Samuel Martinez of “Crossing Borders of Language and Culture,” a theme issue of Small Axe (No. 19, 2006), and editor of Afro-Caribbean Villages in Historical Perspective (African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica, 1987). His essays and reviews have appeared in various edited collections and scholarly journals. Professor Carnegie served as director of the African-Caribbean Institute of Jamaica from 1987 – 1991and since coming to Bates has led several study abroad programs in Jamaica. He serves on the editorial board of Transforming Anthropology, as a member of the editorial collective of the Caribbean journal of criticism, Small Axe(Duke University Press). He is currently Chair of the Program in African American Studies at Bates

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