Isis Semaj-Hall specializes in Caribbean literatures in English and regional nation languages, as well as African diasporic popular culture. Semaj-Hall's research focuses on constructions of the self, decolonizing gender, Jamaican music, and the digital and has been published in such scholarly journals as Caribbean Quarterly, Jamaica Journal, Cultural Dynamics, and sx salon. She is currently working on two projects: a monograph, titled On the B-Side: Dub, Disruptions, and the Decolonial in Contemporary Caribbean Texts, that analyzes contemporary Caribbean literature through the music production techniques that were created and popularized by dub, and an edited collection of oral histories on the silences in Jamaican music. She podcasts For Posterity, maintains a blog called write pon di riddim, and is a co-founding editor of PREE: Caribbean Writing.
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