Dr Kesewa John

Staff details

Dr Kesewa John


Lecturer in Black British History, Convenor MA Black British History




k.john (@gold.ac.uk)

Kesewa is a bilingual (French/English) Black feminist historian curious about stories which defy borders

A historian of liberation movements, intellectual history, and gender, Kesewa John’s research and teaching explores transatlantic, multilingual linkages between Afro-Caribbean activists and the evolution and circulation of Black radical thought. Kesewa is particularly interested in the intersections of histories of Black feminist and Black radical Caribbean activism.

Academic qualifications

  • PhD in History 2021
  • MA in Ethnicity, Globalisation, Culture 2011
  • BA in French and History 2006

Teaching and supervision

Histories of the Radical Black press
Black intellectual histories
Black British histories
Caribbean histories
Francophone Black histories