Dr Giovanna Covi
Dr Raimi Gbadamosi
Recent national and international shows and events include: ARCO Madrid 2009; Tentativa De Agotar Un Lugar Africano, CASM, Barcelona 2008; Human Cargo, Plymouth Museum & Art Gallery, Plymouth 2007;
Books include: incredulous; ordinary people; extraordinary people; contents; Drink Horizontal; Drink Vertical; The Dreamers' Perambulator; and four word.
The Republic negotiates the meeting of language and social constructions.
Recent essays include: The Not-So New Europeans, Wasafiri
Dr Mina Karavanta
Professor Maria Helena Lima is a Brazilian who is a Professor of English and Comparative Literature at SUNY-Geneseo, specializing on the African Diaspora, Contemporary Black British Literature and Culture, and Women’s Studies. She translated and co-edited with Miriam Alves a bilingual anthology of short fiction by Afro-Brazilian Women, Women Righting/ Mulheres Escre-vendo [London: Mango Publishing, 2005]. More recently she published entries on Andrea Levy, Dorothea Smartt, and Meera Syal [Dictionary of Literary Biography special issue on Black British Literature, 2008]. She plans to finish her book of collected interviews, Black Britons Writing, on her sabbatical this spring.