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.

Academic Interests

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