Daily Archive for March 21st, 2008

In Memory of Lewis and Webber

By Dr. Selwyn R. Cudjoe
March 21, 2008

Sir Arthur Lewis and A. R. F. WebberOn February 20, the University of the West Indies inaugurated its Year of Sir Arthur Lewis as part of its celebration of the three Nobel Laureates from the English-speaking Caribbean.

During the year much will be said about Lewis’s achievements. Little would be said about his contribution to the formation of Caribbean intellectual thought and the pioneering work that ARF Webber did in theorising about Caribbean economics. It is a position I outline in Caribbean Visionary: ARF Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation that is being published by the University Press.
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