Monthly Archives: June 2019

In memoriam: J. Michael Dash

JWIL shares in the deep sadness of the broader Caribbean intellectual and cultural community at the passing of Professor J. Michael Dash, who died on 2nd June 2019 in New York City. Born in Trinidad and Tobago and educated at the University of the West Indies, Professor Dash was an eminent scholar of francophone Caribbean literature and in particular of Édouard Glissant, whose work Dash also translated.

Related links here:

Repeating Islands obituary

Mediapart obituary (in French)

Dash’s NYU faculty page

Public Archive interview with Dash from 2012