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Belinda Edmondson is a Professor in the Departments of English and African American and African Studies; and an affiliate member of American Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies
She is the author of the Creole Noise: Early Caribbean Dialect Literature and Performance (forthcoming, Oxford University Press), Caribbean Middlebrow: Leisure Culture and the Middle Class (Cornell University Press 2009), Making Men (Duke University Press 1999) and the editor of Caribbean Romances: The Politics of Regional Representation (University of Virginia Press 1999). She has also published several chapters and articles on Caribbean literature, African diaspora cultural studies, and gender studies, in venues such as The Journal of Transnational American Studies, Women’s Studies Quarterly, Small Axe, Cultural Critique and Callaloo. Professor Edmondson serves on the editorial boards of the journals Anthurium and Signs. She has been the recipient of the Schomburg Fellowship; the Society for the Humanities Fellowship; the Mellon Fellowship; a National Endowment for the Humanities Stipend, and a Ford Foundation Summer Fellowship, among others.
COMPARATIVE CARIBBEAN & AFRICAN FICTION
RACE, GENDER & AMERICAN FILM
MIGRATION IN LITERATURE & FILM
WOMEN'S LIT AFRICA
MODERN CARIBBEAN LITERATURE
Ph.D., Northwestern 1993
Creole Noise: Early Caribbean Dialect Literature and Performance (forthcoming, Oxford University Press, 2017)