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Janelle Rodriques’ Twitter Residency on representations of tourism in Caribbean literature (Nov 8-14, 2021)

Between November 8-14, Janelle Rodriques (@Sister_Killjoy) will tweet selections from various scholarly, creative and historical reflections on Caribbean tourism, from Jamaica Kincaid to Kei Miller, from Kamala Kempadoo to Angelique Nixon. She will be curating – and invites us to curate together – various critiques of the region’s dependence on and our quarrels with tourism, as an extension of plantation politics and poetics.

Janelle Rodriques (@Sister_Killjoy) is a Caribbean literary scholar working in the United States. She is the author of Narratives of Obeah in West Indian Literature (Routledge, 2019), and has published in Anthurium, Caribbean QuarterlyJournal of West Indian Literature and Atlantic Studies.