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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
April 16, 2014
 
 
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Dr. Kofi Campbell

Associate Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Associate Professor, English

Contact Information
Email: kcampbell@wlu.ca
Phone: 519.756.8228 ext.5773

Office Location: RCE 234

Academic Background

DEGREES

• PhD     English     University of Western Ontario
• MA      English     University of Toronto
• BA      English     Carleton University


RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

Queer Caribbean Studies, Postcolonial Literature, Medieval Literature, Women's Literature and Gender Studies, Popular Culture / Cultural Studies, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Creative Writing.


REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

Books:

The Queer Caribbean Speaks. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming February 2014.

Literature and Culture in the Black Atlantic. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

Articles:

“Queer from the very Beginning: (En)gendering the Vernacular in Medieval France.”

     Comparatively Queer. William J. Spurlin, Jarrod Hayes, and Margaret Higgonet, eds.

     Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 23-43.

“A Clash of Conquerors: Amerindians and Conquistadors in the Thought of Wilson Harris.”

     Medievalisms in the Postcolonial World: The Idea of the “Middle Ages” Outside Europe.

     Kathleen Davis and Nadia Altschul, eds. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009. 325-

     347.

“Encountering Africa: Uses of the Other in The Book of John Mandeville.” First Encounters:

      British Narratives of Exploration. Frederic Regard, ed. London: Pickering and Chatto Press,

     2009. 19-27.

“Internal Colonization and the Culture of Street Life in Bud Osborn’s hundred block rock.” The

     Canadian Review of American Studies 37:2 (Spring 2007).

“Nation-building Colonialist-style in Bevis of Hampton.Exemplaria 18:1 (Spring 2006).

Reading Queer Caribbean Identities: Faizal Deen’s land without chocolate and the Gay

Caribbean Canon.” Postcolonial Text 2:2 (April 25, 2006).