Centre for Caribbean and Diaspora Studies Members

Meet the people involved with the Centre for Caribbean and Diaspora Studies.

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Professor Emeritus Joan Anim-Addo

Joan’s research activities have been into Caribbean Literature and diaspora, women’s writing and Black presence in Europe.

Deputy Director

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Dr Marl'ene Edwin

Marl'ene Edwin has a PhD in English titled Orality in the Body of the Archive: Memorialising Representations of Creole Language and Culture in the technologised Word.

Advisory Board


  • Dr Natasha Bonnelame (University of the Arts, London/National Theatre)
  • Dr Leila Kamali (Kings, University of London)
  • Dr Midori Saito (Uto) (Tsuru University, Japan)
  • Dr Tendai Marima
  • Dr Rachel Thompson
  • Dr Maria Gabriela Lopez Yanez (Facultad de Artes, Universidad Central del Ecuador)
  • Dr Nche Andzeuh Joan
  • Dr Lucia Llano Puertas