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Author Talk: Carol Bailey

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Thursday, October 19, 5-7 p.m.

W. E. B. Du Bois Library, Room 2601


Carol Bailey G’07 is an Associate Professor at Westfield State University. Her area of teaching and research is postcolonial literatures, with specialization in Caribbean literature. Bailey is the author of A Poetics of Performance: The Oral-Scribal Aesthetic in Anglophone Caribbean Fiction (2014), in which she explores Caribbean written literature alongside calypso, reggae, and different modes of Caribbean oral storytelling, emphasizing folk and urban working-class performance cultures and a woman-centered poetics.


Event co-sponsored by: Afro American Studies; Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies; English Department; Women of Color Leadership Network; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies