Web Posted - Thursday
November 12, 2020
Trinidad & Tobago Guardian
Honorary doctorates for Len “Boogsie” Sharpe, Keens-Douglas
Global - Acclaimed steelband arranger Len “Boogsie” Sharpe and dialect poet Paul Keens Douglas are among 14 people across the region who will receive honorary degrees from the University of the West Indies (The UWI) at its 2020 graduation ceremonies.
The ceremonies are scheduled to take place from January 11–16.
Sharpe is being awarded a Doctor of Letters (DLitt) for steelpan arrangement, composition, and performance and Keens-Douglas for his work in culture and the arts.
The UWI graduations will be in a mix of blended, virtual formats
in celebration of graduating class of approximately 8500
students across the region.