Dr Geraldine SKEETE
Lecturer - Literatures in English



Room 324, 3rd Floor West, School of Humanities
Faculty of Humanities and Education
The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Phone: (868) 662-2002, c/o Ext. 83039
Fax: (868) 663-5059
E-mail: Geraldine.Skeete@sta.uwi.edu


• PG Cert in University Teaching and Learning UWI

Research Interests

• Literary Linguistics
• Caribbean Literary Discourse
• Gender and Sexuality
• The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Current Courses

• LING 2404 Structure and Meaning in Literary Discourse
• LING 2702 Point-of-View and Meaning in Literary Discourse
LITS 1002 Introduction to Prose Fiction
LITS 1201 Elements of Drama
LITS 2107 African/Diaspora Women's Narrative
LITS 2502 Caribbean Women Writers
LITS 2508 West Indian Prose Fiction: The Novel
LITS 2510 West Indian Prose Fiction: Short Narratives
LITS 3702 African-American Women Writers

Recent Publications
• Skeete, Geraldine.  “Preparing the Thesis.”  Chapter 15.  Methods in Caribbean Research: Literature, Discourse, Culture. Barbara Lalla, Nicole Roberts, Elizabeth Walcott-Hackshaw, Valerie Youssef, eds. Kingston: UWI Press, 2013.  226 – 241.
• Skeete, Geraldine. “Narrativizing and Perspectivizing the Virgin Islander Underclass in Tiphanie Yanique’s “Street Man” ”. Transcultural Roots Uprising: The Rhizomatic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures of the Caribbean. Nicholas Faraclas, Ronald Severing, Christa Weijer, Elisabeth Echteld, Marsha Hinds-Layne, eds.  Curaçao: Institute of Language Planning of Curaçao and University of Curaçao, 2013.  121 – 129.
• Skeete, Geraldine and Giselle Rampaul. The Year’s Work in English Studies.  XVII – New Literatures.  Section 4. Web. May 27, 2013. doi: 10.1093/ywes/mat013 
• Skeete, Geraldine. “What Child is This?  Same-Sex Desire among Children in the Anglophone Caribbean Short Story.”  Geraldine Elizabeth Skeete.  Chapter 6.  The Child and the Caribbean Imagination.  Kingston: UWI Press, 2012.  99 – 114.
Rampaul, Giselle and Geraldine Elizabeth Skeete (eds.) The Child and the Caribbean Imagination. Mona, Jamaica: U of West Indies P, 2012. • Skeete, Geraldine. “Reflections on the Effectiveness of Using Concept Maps and Web Pages in Undergraduate Literature Courses at UWI, St. Augustine,” Caribbean Teaching Scholar, Vol. 2, No. 1, April 2012, 57 – 68. • Skeete, Geraldine. Representations of Homophobic Violence in Anglophone Caribbean Literature. Caribbean Review of Gender Studies: A Journal of Caribbean Perspectives and Feminism - Special Issue 4 (February 2010).


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