Dr James Procter, visiting lecturer from Newcastle University, will deliver the 7th Edward Baugh Distinguished Lecture on Sunday, November 3, at 11 a.m. in the Neville Hall Lecture Theatre (N1), Faculty of Humanities and Education. This year's event is hosted by the Department of Literatures in English in association with The Quality Assurance Unit of the Board for Undergraduate Studies, UWI, Mona.
Procter is a professor in Modern English Literature and Postcolonial Literature who specialises in Black British Writing and the cultural reception of texts by diverse reading communities.
Procter is a researcher and an educator who has been involved in various areas of academia and administration during his tenure at Newcastle University. He has served as postgraduate director in The School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics since 2009 as well as a member of the university's Teaching and Learning Committee.
Procter has a number of scholarly publications to his credit. He is also co-editor of Writing Black Britain, 1948-1998 (2000) and Postcolonial Audiences: Readers, Viewers, Listeners (2012).
Procter's presentation for the 7th Edward Baugh Distin-guished Lecture titled: 'A Small Space: Re-Thinking Caribbean Short Fiction' is sure to offer a new perspective on the work of early Caribbean fiction writers such as Samuel Selvon and Michael Anthony. The public is invited to attend.