Front Cover of Vol 2 No 1

Volume 2 Number 1 September 2005



Guest Editor: Victor J. Ramraj

Monica Bungaro University of Birmingham

(In)Appropriate Others: Black Youth Female Identities in Andrea Levy’s Novels

Nancy Ellen Batty Red Deer College

From "Miss Lou" to Star Trek's Zulu : The Multiple Communities of Nalo Hopkinson

Corey Coates University of Calgary

Nothing Everywhere”: Naming Self and Society in the Poetry of Lorna Goodison

and Derek Walcott

Camille Isaacs University of Calgary/Toronto

History Turned “Upside Dung”: The English as Underdog in Zadie Smith’s

White Teeth

Andrea Medovarski York University

Tessa McWatt’s Out of My Skin: “Belonging is what you give yourself”

Pamela mccallum & chris olbey University of Calgary & University of California

Standing in the Middle of the World Cracking”: Class, Cultural Memory, and Collectivity in Dionne Brand’s At the Full and Change of the Moon

Melanie Otto Trinity College, Dublin

The Shallow Grave of the Text: African Narratives in Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea and Pauline Melville’s “Erzulie”

Jordan Stouck University of Lethbridge

A Garden of Her Own”: Caribbean Canadian Spaces and Identities in Shani Mootoo’s Fiction


KWAME DAWES, University of South Carolina

The Habits of Love” and “The Things She Knows”


David Granger University of Guyana

Clem Seecharan Sweetening Bitter Sugar

Hyacinth Simpson, Ryerson University

Conference Report “Caribbean Migrations: Negotiating Borders”


Frank Birbalsingh York University

Ramabai Espinet The Swinging Bridge

Mark Troy Umea University, Sweden

David Dabydeen Our Lady of Demerara

Harald Leusmann Ball State University

Fred D’Aguiar Bethany Bettany

Mariam Pirbhai Wilfrid Laurier University

Cyril Dabydeen Imaginary Origins: Selected Poems 1970-2002.

Jan Shinebourne London

Mark Mc Watt Suspended Sentences

Notes on Contributors