Najnin Islam

Assistant Professor


Najnin Islam is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English. Her research focuses on postemancipation labor economies in the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean world. Her current project offers a literary-historical account of race and caste in the Anglophone Caribbean during the era of indentureship. Her work appears in Small Axe, Interventions, Global South Studies, and elsewhere.



-Colonial and Postcolonial Studies

-Caribbean Literature

-South Asian and South Asian Diasporic Literature

-Global Anglophone Literature

-Theories of the Archive

-Race and Caste

Contact Information
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Office LocationWTBY, Room 220
Office HoursMW 1:30-2:30pm, additional hours available by appointment