Author Talk: Carol Bailey
October 19, 2017
5:00 pm-7:00 pm
Library, W.E.B. Du Bois
UMass Amherst Campus
Carol Bailey ’07G is an associate professor at Westfield State University. Her area of teaching and research is postcolonial literatures, with specialization in Caribbean literature. Bailey is the author of A Poetics of Performance: The Oral-Scribal Aesthetic in Anglophone Caribbean Fiction (2014), in which she explores Caribbean written literature alongside calypso, reggae, and different modes of Caribbean oral storytelling, emphasizing folk and urban working-class performance cultures and a woman-centered poetics.
Books will be for sale.
The Author Talk Series is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Library.
Co-sponsored by the following departments: Afro American Studies; English Department; Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies; Women of Color Leadership Network; and Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies.