The Library of Glissant Studies is a collective project which would not be possible without the help and support of dozen of dedicated individuals and institutions across the world. Our team aim at developing researches in the field of Glissant Studies by indexing information, and facilitating collaborations between scholars, students, and universities.
Emily O'Dell holds a BA in French from the University of California, Santa Barbara (2012), a MA in French Studies from Louisiana State University (2016), and a PhD in Comparative Literature with a graduate minor in Anthropology. Her dissertation focuses on representations of children and childhood in fiction by authors from the French, Spanish, and English speaking Caribbean islands. Her research interests include: Caribbean literature and culture; Louisiana literature and culture; folklore; French and Francophone literatures; Postcolonial studies; Cultural Anthropology.