Sheri-Marie Harrison

 

 

office: 212 Tate
phone: 573-882-2728
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office hours: MW 1-2pm 
and by appointment

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Research and teaching areas:
Caribbean and postcolonial literature, popular
culture, film, and cultural studies.

 

Sheri-Marie Harrison is an Assistant Professor of English. She teaches and researches Caribbean literature and culture. She received her PhD from the University of Miami in 2008 and has published essays in Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal and Modern Fiction Studies. Her book Difficult Subjects: Negotiating Sovereignty in Postcolonial Jamaican Literature is forthcoming from Ohio State University Press. 

 

Education


PhD University of Miami 2008

 

Courses Taught

 

Gender and Sexuality in Caribbean Literature and Literary Theory” English 8400

 

“Contemporary Caribbean Literature and Literary Theory” English 8400

 

“The Neo-slave Narrative” English 4970 (Capstone Experience)

 

“African Diaspora Women Writers” English 4480/7480 (Writing Intensive)

 

“Major Authors: Derek Walcott and Sir V.S. Naipaul” English 4169/7169

 

“The Caribbean Novel” English 4409/7409 (Writing Intensive)

 

“Caribbean Literature” English 4409/7409

 

“Contemporary World Literature” English 4159

 

“Caribbean Literature and Popular Culture” English 3429

 

“Consuming the Caribbean” English 3429

 

“Introduction to African Diaspora Literature” English 2400      

 

“Caribbean Masculinity” English 2000

 

 

Selected Publications

“‘Who worked this evil, brought distance between us?’ The Politics of Sexual

Interaction in Sylvia Wynter’s The Hills of Hebron.” Modern Fiction Studies 59.1 (2013): 156-174.

“‘Yes, ma’am, Mr. Lowe:’ Lau A-Yin and the Politics of Gender and Sexuality in

Patricia Powell’s The Pagoda,” Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal 7.1

(2009): http://scholarlyrepository.miami.edu/anthurium/vol7/iss1/7