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Christopher Lloyd De Shield

  • Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Belize
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Research interests

Tidalectics.Southeast Asian StudiesBelizean StudiesCreole PoetryCaribbean LiteraturePostmodern DebatesPostcolonialismEcocriticism

About

Christopher De Shield is currently assistant professor of English at the University of Belize. He recently completed a PhD in English Literature at the University of Malaya in postcolonial ecocriticism focusing on comparative "Indies'" literature. He is also a part-time academic in English Studies at Open University Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur. Before Malaysia, he was in Scotland studying Literature and Transatlanticism at the University of Edinburgh; prior to that he was adjunct lecturer in Environmental Conservation and Development at the University of Belize in 2007 after completing a double-degree in Biology and English Language and Literature from Goshen College in the United States.

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Publications

Bayam, the Cosmopolitan: Postcolonial Ecologies of the Amaranth

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Cosmopolitan Asia: Littoral Epistemologies of the Global South (2016)
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Bayam, the Cosmopolitan: Postcolonial Ecologies of the Amaranth

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Literary Isomorphism and the Malayan and Caribbean Archipelagos

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Ecocriticism of the Global South (2015)
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Writer, Nation, Text: The Metonymic Trinity & Beka Lamb

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Belizean Studies (2010)
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Wifredo Lam's Kingdom Crossing: Conflation and Occlusion in Transatlantic Reading

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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

University of Belize

August 2015 - Present

Part-Time Academic

Open University Malaysia

October 2011 - Present

Adjunct Lecturer

University of Belize

December 2006 - June 2007(6 months)

Education history

Ph.D. English Literature (Postcolonial Ecocriticism)

University of Malaya

June 2009 - June 2015(6 years)

MSc. Literature and Transatlanticism

University of Edinburgh

August 2007 - September 2008(a year)

B.A. Biology and English Literature

Goshen College

September 2004 - May 2006(2 years)

A.A. Chemistry, Biology, English Literature

St. John's College, Junior College

August 2002 - June 2004(2 years)