Professor for the Department of Languages and Cultures at the University of Reading.
Main teaching interests are modern and contemporary French and francophone literature, women’s writing, and translation.
Her latest monograph, The Mauritian Novel: Fictions of Belonging, was published in December 2018 with Liverpool University Press and is available in Open Access format: https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctvt1sk5f
Her book, Duras and Indochina: Postcolonial Perspectives (Liverpool: SFPS Critical Studies, 2006) is now available in digital form here: http://sfps.org.uk/sfps-critical-studies/
In 2012-13, she held an AHRC Fellowship for a research project on Contemporary Mauritian Literature: (De)Colonisation, Globalisation, Multiculturalism.