About the Author

Rohini Bannerjee


Dr. Rohini Bannerjee, born and raised in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, daughter of immigrants from Himachal Pradesh, India, is an associate professor of French and francophone studies in the Department of Modern Languages and Classics and a faculty member in the Asian studies, women and gender studies and international development studies programs at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax. Her primary research focuses on the literatures and cultures of the francophone Indian Ocean. Her poetry has appeared in Understorey Magazine and a short story in India in Canada, Canada in India (Cambridge Scholars, 2013). When she is not teaching or writing, Rohini enjoys life with her husband and three sons.