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Professor Nicole N. Aljoe is an associate professor of English and African American Studies. Her fields of specialization are eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Black Atlantic Literature, the Slave Narrative, Postcolonial Studies, and eighteenth-century British Novel. Professor Aljoe’s recent publications include “Caribbean Slave Narratives” in The Oxford Handbook of African American Slave Narratives. She is co-editor of Journeys of the Slave Narrative in the Early Americas, University of Virginia Press, 2014 and co-editor of Islands in the Stream: The Early Caribbean in Literary History (forthcoming Palgrave MacMillan).
Professor Aljoe’s current projects include:
Digital Humanities Projects
• Co-Director, Early Caribbean Digital Archive
• Project Convener, Just Teach One: African American Print (Commonplace.org)
• Editor: Caribbeana: The Journal of the Early Caribbean Society (http://openjournals.neu.edu/caribbeana/cbn/index)
Early Black Boston Digital Almanac
Book Projects (in progress)
• “Do You Remember the Days of Slavery: The Neo-Slave Narrative in Contemporary Caribbean Cultural Production”
• “Racing the Rise of the Novel: Black Lives and the 18th Century Novel in Europe”