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Camille Hernandez-Ramdwar

Camille Hernández-Ramdwar is a sociology professor at Toronto Metropolitan University who specializes in Caribbean studies. She has a Bachelor degree from York University and both an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. Her masters thesis (1995) is titled: All o’ We is Me: Mixed Race Identity in the Caribbean-Canadian Context, and her doctoral thesis (2006) is titled: From TT to T.O.: Second Generation Identities in the Caribbean Diaspora. Her short stories, narratives and poetry have been published in several anthologies and literary magazines. Hernández-Ramdwar’s has Indo-Caribbean roots in Trinidad and Tobago.

Anthology (Non-fiction)

“–But Where Are You Really From?: Stories of Identity and Assimilation in Canada

Anthologised and edited by Hazelle Palmer.
Includes two contributions by Hernandez-Ramdwar.

Toronto: Sister Vision, 1997.
PS8235 .W7 B88 1997

Publisher’s Synopsis

Anthology (Short stories)

Mercury Retrograde and Other Stories by Women

Other Contributors: Sharon Mareeka Lewis, Mansa, and Ruba Nadda.
Toronto: Sister Vision, 1999.
PS8321 .M35 1999

Publisher’s Synopsis

Mercury Retrograde is an engagingly provocative incursion into new Canadian writing. At the heart of this collection of short fiction beats the determination of the seeker. This is writing that enters contradiction, but refuses alienation. These are characters beset by falsifying images who nevertheless find their artistic power; characters who push down the walls of convention with humour and wit.

Anthology (Non-fiction)

Miscegenation Blues: Voices of Mixed Race Women

Edited by Carol Camper.

Toronto: Sister Vision, 1994.
PS8235 .W6 M58 1994

Ms. Edge Innate is the title of the contribution from Hernandez-Ramdwar.


Faculty page at Toronto Metropolitan University