Louise Hardwick is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham (UK) and AHRC Early Career Leadership Fellow. Her main research area is Francophone Postcolonial literature and culture, with particular interests in biopolitics and ecocriticism. Louise's research to date has been supported through major funding awards including an AHRC Early Career Leadership Fellowship (2014-2016) for research on Joseph Zobel, which has a live project blog: http://josephzobel.wordpress.com/.

Exploring the French Caribbean and Joseph Zobel

Researching the life and works of the French Caribbean author Joseph Zobel has taken me all over the world and – as a direct result of my collaboration with the Eccles Centre at the British Library – led to what the Guardian called my “Indiana Jones Moment” but more on that later… Continue reading