Erica Moiah James is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Miami.  Before arriving in Miami she taught at Yale University was the founding Director and Chief Curator of the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB). Publications include, Speaking in Tongues: Metapictures and the Discourse of Violence in Caribbean Art (Small Axe, 2012); Dreams of Utopia: Sustaining Art Institutions in the Transnational Caribbean(Open Arts Journal, 2016) (Manchester UP 2017); Every Nigger is A Star: (1974) Re-imaging Blackness from Post Civil Rights America to the Post Independence Caribbean (Black Camera, 2016) and Crisis of Faith: Charles White’s J’Accuse! (1966) and the Limits of Universal Blackness (AAAJ, 2016). She recently coedited a special issue of Small Axe Journal entitled ‘Art as Caribbean Feminist Practice’ (March 2017).  Curatorial projects and essays includeReincarnation: R Brent Malone a Retrospective, NAGB, 2015;  "Sunsplash" for the exhibition Nari Ward: Sunsplash (Perez Art Museum Miami, 2015);Caribbean Queer Visualities (Belfast 2016 and Glasgow, 2017) and "Graham Fagen: Opus V" for the exhibition Graham Fagen: The Slave's Lament (Galerie de L'Uquam,  Université du Québec à Montréal, 2017). Her forthcoming book is entitled After Caliban: Caribbean Art in the Global Imaginary.