Ashley Williard

Doctoral Candidate in the PhD Program in French

My dissertation, entitled Engendering Islands, analyzes representations of difference in the seventeenth-century French Caribbean. I am currently a fellow at the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean and an Instructional Technology Fellow at Macaulay Honors College at Queens College.

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Doctoral Candidate in the French Program at the Graduate Center, Graduate Teaching Fellow in the Foreign Languages, ESL and Humanities Department at York College, Adjunct Lecturer in the World Languages and Literatures Department at the College of Staten Island


College of Staten Island, CUNY Graduate Center, York College

Academic Interests

Atlantic studies, colonial history, Caribbean literature, gender studies, translation studies