Anthony Bogues is the Asa Messer Professor of Humanities and Critical Theory, professor of Africana Studies and African Diaspora Art at Brown University. He is an Honorary Humanities Professor at the University of Cape Town and is currently the inaugural director of the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown. He is the author/ editor of six books and over 70 published essays. Bogues’ edited volume on black political thought will appear in Spring 2017. He is completing a manuscript on questions of freedom and emancipation and editing a special issue of the journal Callaloo on Haitian art to appear in December 2017. Bogues teaches classes on African and African diaspora intellectual history and political thought / critical theory as well as courses on Hannah Arendt, CLR James, Frantz Fanon, Sylvia Wynter, Michel Foucault and Haitian and African art. He is also a curator and has curated exhibitions in USA, South Africa and was a member of the scientific committee for the exhibition, “Art of Haiti“, which opened recently in Paris at the Grand Palais. Bogues currently sits on the Advisory Board of the Google Expeditions Council and is a member of the scientific council for Le Centre D’Art in Haiti.