Joan Anim-Addo is Professor of Caribbean Literature and Culture and Director of the Centre for Caribbean Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is the Programme Convenor for the Literature of the Caribbean and its Diasporas pathway within the MA Comparative Literary Studies programme and is the Founder-Editor of New Mango Season, the Journal of Caribbean Women’s Writing. Her recent publications include the libretto, Imoinda, or She Who Will Lose Her Name (2003/2008), the poetry collections Haunted by History (2004) and Janie Cricketing Lady (2006), and the literary history Touching the Body: History, Language and African-Caribbean Women’s Writing (2007). She is co-editor of I Am Black, White, Yellow: An Introduction to the Black Body in Europe and Interculturality and Gender (2009). Most recently, she co-edited Affects and Creolisation, a special issue of ole Review (2013). She is the principal investigator of the AHRC-funded research network, Behind the Looking-Glass: "Other"-cultures-within Translating Cultures.