Kelly Baker Josephs

Associate Professor of English and Director of the York College Honors Program.

Primary field of study: Caribbean Literature
Book: Disturbers of the Peace: Representations of Insanity in Anglophone Caribbean Literature (U of Virginia Press, 2013)
Editor: sx salon: a small axe literary platform

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Academic Interests

Caribbean Literature, Postcolonial Literature, Literature of the African Diaspora, Digital Humanities

  • Associate ProfessorEnglishYork College
  • DirectorHonors ProgramYork College

PhD, Rutgers University, Literature
MA, Florida International University, Literature

Caribbean Commons
  • A reading by Elizabeth Nunez hosted by Natasha Gordon-Chipembere at Brooklyn Friends School

    Thursday, April 24, 2014

    17 April 2014, 2:37 pm
  • “Gender and the Caribbean Body,” a Conversation with Nicolás Dumit Estévez, Gerard H. Gaskin, and Kettly Mars. This event […]
    15 April 2014, 2:00 pm
  • Call for Papers for a special issue of American Periodicals
    Black Periodical Studies
    Guest Editors Eric Gardner and […]
    12 April 2014, 5:56 pm
  • CCC Press ( is showcasing new writing in English from around the world in their new series of country […]
    10 April 2014, 5:02 pm
  • The Caribbean Digital
    a small axe event
    5 December 2014
    Barnard College / Columbia University
    New York, NY
    Deadline for […]
    1 April 2014, 5:27 pm