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Carine Mardorossian

Carine M. Mardorossian is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English. In 1988, she earned her B.A. from the University of Liège in Belgium. Both her M.A. and Ph.D. in English came from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Upon conferral of her doctorate in 1998, Mardorossian joined the UB faculty. Her research interests are postcolonial literature and theory, Caribbean studies, feminist theory, cultural criticism, and film.

Mardorossian's writing explores issues of "race and gender in the context of a debate that has been waged within feminist postcolonial studies around the representation of racial otherness."¹ Currently she completing revisions on Migrant Rewritings: Reading Postcolonialism Through Caribbean Women Writers. Mardorossian's work has appeared in many journals including SignsCallaloo, and The Journal of Caribbean Literatures. She speaks English, French, and Farsi.

¹ "Shutting Up the Subaltern: Silences, Stereotypes, and Double-Entendre in Jean Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea" Callaloo 22.4 (1999)

Affiliation(s): English
Record Group(s): 16