Schuyler K Esprit, PhD
Schuyler Esprit is the Founder and Director of Create Caribbean Research Institute, the first digital humanities center in the Caribbean. Her research areas of interest include Caribbean literary and cultural studies, environmental and ecological humanities, and digital humanities. Dr. Esprit’s current research focuses on the impact of reading in communities in real and virtual spaces.
As Director of Create Caribbean, she is the curator of public digital research projects focused on preserving Caribbean heritage and culture, and designed the first DH course of its kind to be offered in a Caribbean college – Digital Humanities Research.
Her book Imprinted: A Social History of Caribbean Reading is forthcoming with Papillote Press based in London, UK and Dominica.
BOOK BY SCHUYLER
A Social History of Caribbean Reading
Imprinted is a history of literacy and the development of a literary culture in the Caribbean from the late 19th century to contemporary times. It explores the places and spaces of such a cultural journey, during and after the colonial period.
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Create Caribbean Research Institute
Dr Schuyler Esprit is Founding Director of Create Caribbean, a non-profit educational institute committed to bridging academic excellence, technological empowerment and civic engagement to help young people build a better Caribbean.
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