Vermonja R Alston

Department of English

Associate Professor

Office: Atkinson College, 414
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 33848
Emailvalston@yorku.ca
Primary websitewww.yorku.ca/valston/

Current research: performance, disaster, and contested memories in the U.S. Gulf Coast. Coordinator of the Chair in Multiculturalism for the Department of Equity Studies.

Teaching: Caribbean literature, Diaspora theory, Performance and Social Memory, and the Global South and Human Rights.

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Research Interests

Latin American and Caribbean literature (in English, French, and Spanish), Indigenous North American literature, Multiethnic literature of the United States, literary and cultural theory, theories of transnationalism, cosmopolitanism, and diaspora, performance studies, environmental justice literature, and legal theory

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/CLTR3255 3.0  Imagining Indigeneity: Indigenous Cinema Studies ONLN  


Current research: performance, disaster, and contested memories in the U.S. Gulf Coast. Coordinator of the Chair in Multiculturalism for the Department of Equity Studies.

Teaching: Caribbean literature, Diaspora theory, Performance and Social Memory, and the Global South and Human Rights.

Research Interests:

Latin American and Caribbean literature (in English, French, and Spanish), Indigenous North American literature, Multiethnic literature of the United States, literary and cultural theory, theories of transnationalism, cosmopolitanism, and diaspora, performance studies, environmental justice literature, and legal theory


Teaching:

Upcoming Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/CLTR3255 3.0  Imagining Indigeneity: Indigenous Cinema Studies ONLN