Dr. Andrea A. Davis is Associate Professor in Black Cultures of the Americas in the Department of Humanities at York University and co-editor of The Journal of Canadian Studies. She holds cross-appointments in the graduate programs in English; Interdisciplinary Studies; Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies; and Social and Political Thought. Her research focuses on the literary productions of Black women in the Americas. She is particularly interested in the intersections of the literatures of the Caribbean, the United States and Canada and her work encourages an intertextual cross-cultural dialogue about Black women’s experiences in diaspora. She is the author of the forthcoming book Horizon, Sea, Sound: Caribbean and African Women’s Cultural Critiques of Nation, soon to be released by Northwestern University Press.