Jan Rynveld Carew (born 24 September 1920 in Agricola, Guyana) is a novelist, playwright, poet and educator. Events 622 - Prophet Muhammad completes his hegira from Mecca to Medina. Year 1920 ( MCMXX) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920 of the Gregorian calendar Guyana (ɡaɪˈænə or /ɡiːˈɑːnə/ officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana and previously known as British Guiana, is the only Nation state
Born 24 September, 1920 at Agricola, a village in Guyana also called Rome, Carew was educated at the Berbice High School. The Berbice High School for Boys was established On 5 September 1916, on the ground floor of the residence occupied by Rev At age 17, he left Guyana for the United States where he studied at Howard University and Western Reserve University (1944-8). The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Howard University is a private, Coeducational Nonsectarian University located in Washington D Case Western Reserve University is a private research university located in Cleveland Ohio, United States, with some residence halls on the south end of campus He also went to Charles University in Prague (1948-50) and the Sorbonne in Paris. Charles University in Prague (also simply Charles University; Univerzita Karlova v Praze Universitas Carolina Karls-Universität zu Prag is the oldest and largest He has taught at the University of London, Princeton, Rutgers, Illinois Wesleyan, Hampshire College, Northwestern and Lincoln Universities. The University of London is a university based primarily in London, England, UK. Princeton University is a private Coeducational research university located in Princeton, New Jersey. Rutgers The State University of New Jersey (also known as Rutgers University) is the largest institution for higher education in the state of New Jersey Illinois Wesleyan University is an independent undergraduate University located in Bloomington, Illinois. Hampshire College is a private liberal arts college located in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Jan Carew has lived in Holland, Mexico, England, France, Spain, Ghana, Canada and the United States. Holland is a region in the western part of the Netherlands. A maritime and economic power in the 17th century Holland today consists of the Dutch provinces of The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. The Republic of Ghana is a country in West Africa. It borders Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast to the west Burkina Faso to the north Togo to the Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page In England, he acted with Sir Laurence Olivier and edited the Kensington Post. Laurence Kerr Olivier Baron
Some of the noted figures he has been connected to are W.E.B. DuBois, Paul Robeson, Langston Hughes, Malcolm X, Kwame Nkrumah, Shirley Graham DuBois, Maurice Bishop, Cheikh Anta Diop, Edward Scobie, John Henrik Clarke, Tsegaye Medhin Gabre, Sterling D. William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (duːˈbɔɪz ( February 23, 1868 August 27, 1963) was an American Civil rights activist Paul LeRoy Bustill Robeson ( April 9, 1898 &ndash January 23, 1976) was a multi-lingual American Actor, athlete Langston Hughes (February 1 1902 &ndash May 22 1967 was an American Poet, Novelist Playwright, Short story writer and Columnist Malcolm X (born Malcolm Little; May 19 1925 February 21 1965 also known as El-Hajj Malik El- Shabazz, was an African American Kwame Nkrumah ( September 21, 1909 - April 27, 1972) was an influential 20th century advocate of Pan-Africanism, and the leader of Shirley Graham Du Bois ( November 11 1896 &ndash March 27 1977) was an American -born Author, Playwright, Maurice Rupert Bishop ( May 29, 1944 &ndash October 19, 1983) was a Grenadian Cheikh Anta Diop ( 29 December, 1923 &ndash 7 February, 1986) was a Senegalese John Henrik Clarke ( January 1, 1915 - July 16, 1998) born John Henry Clark in Union Springs Alabama to John ((Doctor Plumpp and Ivan Van Sertima. Ivan van Sertima is a Guyanese historian linguist and Anthropologist at Rutgers University.
He is the author of Green Winter, Grenada: The Hour Will Strike Again, Black Midas, The Wild Coast, Fulcrums of Change, Ghosts in Our Blood: With Malcolm X in Africa, England and the Caribbean, The Last Barbarian, and The Guyanese Wanderer.
His essays include: "The Caribbean writer in exile", "Columbus and the origin of racism in the Americas", "The fusion of African and Amerindian folk myths", "United we stand","Culture and Rebellion","Black America: the street and the campus", "Jonestown revisited","The Ivory trade: The cruelest trade of all, white gold","The Synergen project","The Amarnth project", "Estevanico: The African Explorer," "Rape of Paradise: Columbus and the Origin of Racism in the Americas," and "Moorish Culture-Bringers: Bearers of Englightment".