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Dr Lynne Macedo

Contact Information:

Room: H241

Telephone: 07952 200176


Office Hours:

Wednesdays 4.00 –5.00pm or by appointment


Academic Profile:

  • BA, MA, PhD Warwick (2001)

  • Part-time Lecturer, Department of History, current


Current Teaching:

AM 203 Caribbean Literature (BA module)


Research Interests:


Anglophone Caribbean literature

The history of cinema in the Caribbean

The influence of cinema on contemporary writers

Filmic adaptations

Indian film in the Diaspora

Cultural Studies


Recent Publications:


Contributor to Blackwell's Encyclopaedia of 20th Century Fiction (Forthcoming)

Contributor to The Oxford Companion to Black British History (OUP, 2007)

No Land, No Mother, co-edited with Kampta Karren (Peepal Tree Press, 2007)

‘The Impact of Indian Film in Trinidad’ in Sandra Courtman (ed.): Beyond the Blood, the Beach and the Banana (Ian Randle Publishers, 2004)

Fiction and Film – The Influence of Cinema on Writers from Jamaica and Trinidad (Dido Press, 2003)

Auteur and Author – A comparison of the works of Alfred Hitchcock and V.S. Naipaul’, Entertext, Volume 1, Number 3, Autumn 2001.