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Department of Government
Saving the soul of the University
Hamilton, Marlene A
Celebrating the Past... Charting the future... A view from within. Proceedings of the 50th anniversary symposium
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Cultural Studies Initiatives, Office of the Vice Chancellor
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Uses personal experiences to emphasize that the University of the West Indies was grounded in intellectual inquiry and excellence. Reviews the evolution of the University in three phases; West Indian nationalism, 1950s-1968; counter hegemonic praxis, 1968-1983 and the Thermidor phase, 1983-present. Concludes that the intellectual freedom and activism have been eroded and if this is allowed to continue the University will become a collection of buildings with an army of students.....