Marika Preziuso

Title: Assistant Professor


Degrees: University of London, UK. PhD English, 2009. University of London MA, Gender and Cultural Studies, 2002. Università La Sapienza, Rome, Italy, MA, Translation Studies, 2001. Università di Salerno, Italy. BA Modern Languages and Literatures (English, French and German) 2000. University of Kent at Canterbury, UK. Diploma, English and American Literature, June 1998.

Fields of Teaching Experience: Anglophone and
Francophone Caribbean Literature;Latino Literature;
Postcolonial Literature; World Literature; Women's
Studies; Developmental Writing;

Selected Publications:

Book Length Projects:
Migrant Identities of ' Creole Cosmopolitans': Transcultural
Narratives of Contemporary Postcoloniality. Edited collection
(co-edited with Prof. Nirmala Menon, India Institute of
Technology, Indore, India) of eleven scholarly and creative
essays that examine and challenge the representations
of immigrant writers and artists as "cosmopolitan."
Peter Lang Postcolonial Series Publishers. February 2014.

Published Articles and book chapters:
"Liberating Border and Sensual Veils: Edwidge Danticat's
Poetics of Haiti's ‘Vulnerability',"
Academica Press, Latin
American Studies: Critiques of Contemporary Cinema,
Literatures,Politics and Revolution, edited by David
Gallagher, April 1 2011.

P. Noxolo and M. Preziuso, "Moving Matter: Language in
Caribbean Literature as Translation between Dynamic
Forms of Matter"
, Interventions: International Journal of
Postcolonial Studies. 14:1, 2012. 

P. Noxolo and M. Preziuso, "Postcolonial Imaginations:
Approaching a 'Fictionable' World through the Novels
of Maryse Condé and Wilson Harris,"
Annals of the
Association of American Geographers
, December
14, 2011.

"Literary Authorship and the Diasporic Imagination:
Julia Alvarez's In the Time of the Butterflies and
Junot Diaz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,"

in Alison Donnell and Michael Bucknor (eds.), The
Routledge Companion to Anglophone Caribbean Literature
,
London, UK,  June 2011.

"Llevando el Velo y Cruzando la Frontera:
Geografías Imaginarias en The Farming
of Bones por Edwidge Danticat,"
Hipertexto, University
of Texas-Pan American, no.12, Summer2010 (E- journal).

"Mapping the Lived-Imagined Caribbean:
Postcolonial Geographies in the Literature
of the 'Diasporic' Caribbean,"
Journal of Intercultural
Studies
, vol. 31 issue 2, April 2010.

"Julia Alvarez's Mirabal Sisters between
Dominican Myths, (Failed) Feminist Icons
and National Metaphors,"
Cielonaranja (E-Journal).

"Do I belong here? Images of Belonging and
Cultural Hybridity in Erna Brodber's Myal,
Velma Pollard's Homestretch and Caryl
Phillips's Cambridge,"
in Journal of Caribbean
Literatures, vol. IV, no. 3.

Published Interviews

"Interview with Maryse Condé" (in French
and English), 25th Anniversary Issue of
Sargasso, August 2011.

"Interview with NourbeSe Philip" -
Latineos New Approaches to Latin
American and Caribbean Culture.
September 2010. 

"Interview with Achy Obejas,"
Small Axe: A Caribbean Platform
for Criticism, November 3, 2010.

"Interview with bell hooks"
(in English and translated into Italian),
Kuma' - Creolizzare L'Europa, online
journal ed. Armando Gnisci, Università
La Sapienza, Rome, Italy, no.12, October 2006.