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Rachel Douglas

University of Glasgow - Lecturer

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Interests: Black Studies, Cultural Studies, Decolonization, Development, Diaspora Studies, Digital Humanities, Education, History, Human Rights, Identity, Languages, Literature, Arts - Performing, Arts - Visual, Women's and Gender Studies

Dr Rachel Douglas is Lecturer in French and Comparative Literature at the University of Glasgow. Her book The Making of The Black Jacobins: The Drama of C.L.R. James's History came out with Duke University Press in September 2019. She is also the author of Frankétienne and Rewriting: A Work in Progress (Lexington Books, 2009), as well as numerous articles and book chapters. She works on Caribbean literature, especially drama, history, and film with a focus on Haiti. Current Prince Claus- and GCRF-funded projects involve working with endangered archives at the Musée du Panthéon National Haïtien and the Archives Nationales d'Haïti.