Gary Wilder is Professor of Anthropology at The Graduate Center, CUNY. He is the author of The French Imperial Nation-State: Negritude and Colonial Humanism between the World Wars (University of Chicago Press, 2005). His current research project, Freedom Time: Negritude, Decolonization, Utopia, examines post-World War II initiatives by African and Caribbean legislators to reconstitute France as a postcolonial federal democracy.


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