Kaiama L. Glover

Editor, sx archipelagos: a small axe journal of digital practice

Kaiama L. Glover is Associate Professor of French and Africana Studies at Barnard College, Columbia University. She is the author of Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon (Liverpool UP 2010), first editor of Revisiting Marie Vieux Chauvet: Paradoxes of the Postcolonial Feminine (Yale French Studies 2016), and translator of Frankétienne’s Ready to Burst(Archipelago Books 2014). She has received awards and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mellon Foundation, the PEN Foundation, and the Fulbright Foundation. Current projects include forthcoming translations of Marie Chauvet’s Dance on the Volcano (Archipelago Books) and René Depestre’s Hadriana in All My Dreams (Akashic Books), and the multimedia platform In the Same Boats: Toward an Afro-Atlantic Visual Cartography. She is the editor of sx archipelagos.

Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon (Liverpool, UK: Liverpool University Press, 2010)
The Haiti Exception: Anthropology and the Predicaments of Narrative, co-editors, Alessandra Benedicty, Jhon Picard Byron, and Mark Schuller (Liverpool, UK: Liverpool University Press, 2016)
Revisiting Marie Vieux Chauvet: Paradoxes of the Postcolonial Feminine, co-editor, Alessandra Benedicty, Yale French Studies 128 (March 2016)
“Flesh Like One’s Own: On Poverty, Zombies, and Other Contagions,”  Public Culture (forthcoming)
“‘You Have Said Things You Should Not Have Said:’ Trauma, Healing, and Treacherous Self-Telling in Stories of Haitian Women,” Francosphères 4.1 (summer 2015) 71-83
“Césairean Legacies: Toward a Generative Poetics of the Cry,” Formes poétiques contemporaines 127 (septembre 2014): 137-52
“Confronting the Communal: Maryse Conde’s Challenge to New World Orders in Moi, Tituba,” French Forum 37.3 (May 2013)