Nicola Abram

Nicola Abram is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Reading, UK. She is currently working on a monograph examining non-naturalistic aesthetics in black British women's theatre, which develops from her PhD (University of Reading,...

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Joan Anim-Addo

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...

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Elisabeth Bekers

Elisabeth Bekers is Professor of British and Postcolonial Literature at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium. Her research focuses on literature from the African continent and its diaspora, mainly in English but also in French and...

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Sarah Brophy

Sarah Brophy is Professor of English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, where she pursues research on embodiment, autobiography, and visual culture; race, gender, sexuality, and disability; and post-1945 British...

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Giovanna Buonanno

Giovanna Buonanno lectures in English Literature and Drama at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. She is the author of the monograph International Actresses on the Victorian Stage (Modena,  Il Fiorino, 2002) and co-editor, among...

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Elizabeth-Jane Burnett

Elizabeth-Jane Burnett is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Newman University, Birmingham, UK, and is a poet, critic, and curator with a focus on innovative writing. Her monograph A Social Biography of Contemporary...

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Helen Cousins

Helen Cousins is Reader in Postcolonial Literature at Newman University, Birmingham, UK. Her current research focuses on the novels of Helen Oyeyemi, a Black British author of Nigerian descent. She studies Oyeyemi’s use of canonical genre...

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Pilar Cuder-Dominguez

Pilar Cuder-Dominguez is Professor of English at the University of Huelva (Spain), where she teaches British and English-Canadian Literature and Feminist Theory. Her research interests are the intersections of gender, genre, nation, and race....

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Dave Gunning

Dave Gunning teaches English literature at the University of Birmingham, UK. He has extensive interests in black British writing and has published widely on the topic, including articles in Contemporary Literature, Moving Worlds, the Journal of...

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Janine Hauthal

Janine Hauthal studied English and Drama/Theatre in Giessen (D) and Bristol (GB). After working as research assistant and assistant professor at the universities of Giessen and Wuppertal (D), she is currently Postdoctoral Fellow of the Research...

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Maria Helena Lima

Maria Helena Lima is a Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the State University of New York at Geneseo (USA). Her scholarship and teaching focus on the Black British, the Caribbean, and Women’s Studies. Her publications...

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Sarah Ilott

Sarah Ilott is a Senior Lecturer in English Studies at Teesside University, UK, where she teaches modules on Postcolonial Writing and British Muslims in Contemporary Fiction and Film. Her research focuses on postcolonial British literature, with...

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Sarah Lawson Welsh

Sarah Lawson Welsh has a Phd in Caribbean Studies from the Centre for Caribbean Studies, Warwick University UK. She is currently Associate Professor & Reader in English and Postcolonial Literatures at York St John University, York, UK. She...

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Jennifer Leetsch

Jennifer Leetsch is Lecturer in English Literature and British Cultural Studies at Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg, Germany, where she teaches modules on Gender Studies, Feminism, Postcolonial Studies, Disability Studies and on...

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Sheree Mack

Sheree Mack is a freelance writer and academic. She received my doctorate in Creative Writing, in 2010 from Newcastle University. This is a hybrid thesis focusing on the tradition of black British women's poetry as well as a collection of...

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Deirdre Osborne

Australian-born Deirdre Osborne is a Senior Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of London and promotes the work of black British writers in all contexts in which she has taught, from universities to high security prisons. She has interviewed and...

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Irene Pérez-Fernández

Irene Pérez-Fernández is Lecturer in English Studies at the University of Oviedo. Her research focuses on the notions of gender, space and identity in contemporary British literature and literatures in English with a special interest...

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Ulla Rahbek

Ulla Rahbek is an associate professor of postcolonial studies at Copenhagen University, Denmark. She wrote her MA thesis on the Australian author Christina Stead and her doctoral dissertation on the Black-British writer Caryl Phillips. Her...

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Ranu Samantrai

Ranu Samantrai is an Associate Professor of English at Indiana University, where she is also affiliated faculty for the Ph.D. Programs in Gender Studies and Cultural Studies. She is the author of AlterNatives: Black Feminism in the Post-Imperial...

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Sheila Sandapen

Sheila F.T. Sandapen is the author of several articles on how the factors of gender, wealth, familial obligations and ethnicity shape the identity of Caribbean and Indian women living in Britain today and why their stories make a valuable and...

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Suzanne Scafe

Suzanne Scafe is a Senior Lecturer in English Studies at London South Bank University. She has published several essays on Black British writing and culture and on Caribbean women’s fiction. Her recent work includes two essays on Black...

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Roy Sommer

Roy Sommer is Professor of English at the University of Wuppertal (Germany). He serves as the director of the Center for Graduate Studies, a cross-faculty institution, and is a founding member of the interdisciplinary Center for Narrative...

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Şebnem Toplu

Şebnem Toplu is a Full Professor at the Department of English Literature, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey. Her most recent book is Fiction Unbound: Bernardine Evaristo (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011). She is also the author of Cultural...

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Eva Ulrike Pirker

​Eva Ulrike Pirker teaches Anglophone Literatures at HHU Düsseldorf. She studied New English Literatures, American Studies and Philosophy at the University of Tübingen and earned her PhD at the University of Freiburg. She is the...

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Vedrana Velickovic

Vedrana Velickovic is a Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Brighton, UK. Her principal interests are in contemporary Black British and post-communist literatures and cultures. Her doctoral research explored the representations of...

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Chris Weedon

Chris Weedon is Director of the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory at Cardiff University and Chair of the interdisciplinary Re-constructing Multi-culturalism Research Network. She has published widely on feminist theory, cultural politics and...

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