Tyrone ALI

Lecturer & Coordinator, English Language Foundation Programme, FHE Deputy Dean Student Affairs



Room 16, 3rd Floor, Campus House
Eastern Main Road
The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine

Phone: (868) 662-2002, Ext. 83959
Fax: (868) 663-5059
E-mail: Tyrone.Ali@sta.uwi.edu


• MPhil Literatures in English, UWI
• PG Certificate in Teaching Shakespeare, Trinity College University, Connecticut/UWI
• BA Literatures in English & Human Resource Management, UWI
• BEd Language Arts and Mathematics Education UWI
• Cert Ed Mathematics, UWI
• Teacher’s Diploma

Research Interests

• Caribbean masculinities
• Tertiary level writing by Anglophone Caribbean students
• West Indian Literatures in English

Current Courses

• EDLA 3111 Principles, Approaches and Methods to the Teaching of Standard English in the Caribbean
FOUN 1001 English for Academic Purposes
FOUN 1102 Academic Writing for Different Disciplines
• GEND 2013 Men and Masculinities in the Caribbean
LING 6106 The Content of Tertiary Level English Language Courses

Recent Publications

• Ali, Tyrone. “White Man vs. Black Man: Exploring Euro-Centric Sexuality in David Dabydeen’s Turner and its Historical Impact on Lower Strata Afro-Caribbean
Masculinities.” In Anansi’s Defiant Webs: Contact, Continuity, Convergence and
Complexity in the Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the Greater Caribbean
Eds. Nicholas Faraclas, R. Severing, C. Weijer, E. Echteld, and M. Hinds-Layne.
Willemstad: University of the Netherlands Antilles (UNA) and Fundashon pa Planifikashon di Idioma (FPA), 2011. pp. 221-232.

• Ali, Tyrone. “(Re)Visiting Dominica’s Past; (Ad)Venturing into her Future: Interrogating Identity Formation in Marie-Elena John’s Unburnable.” In A Sea of Heteroglossia: Pluri-Lingualism, Pluri-Culturalism, and Pluri-Identification in the Caribbean. Eds. Nicholas Faraclas, Ronald Severing, Christa Weijer, Elisabeth Echteld, Marsha Hinds-Layne and Elena Lawton de Torruella. Willemstad: Institute for Language Planning of Curaçao and University of the Netherlands Antilles, 2010. pp. 377-389.

• Ali, Tyrone, Leonie Bennett, Shannon Gillet Solis, Dian Maheia, Pauline Millar, Aaron Ramrattan, Laurie Sealy, Veronica Simon and Allyson Wharton. Language Tree: Primary Language Arts for the Caribbean. Books 1-7. Oxford: Macmillan, 2006.

Download current CV. See a recent interview on Spotlight on Modern Languages and Linguistics.