Consciousness, Literature and the Arts
her D.Phil in English Literature. She has taught twentieth century and
postcolonial literature at Eastern Mediterranean University (North Cyprus), the
University of Sussex (England) and at the University
College of The Bahamas. She now teaches at the University of Brighton, UK. Her book, The
Woman in the Muslin Mask: Veiling and Identity in Postcolonial Literature
was published by Pluto Press in 2004. She has also published in the fields of
women’s studies and transnational ethics. Interested in consciousness studies
for over twenty years, she is a qualified teacher of Transcendental Meditation.
She worked for many years in introducing and implementing programmes of
meditation in education systems and institutions around the world, and has
researched and written on the benefits of meditation. Her most recent book,
Beyond Bodies: Gender, Literature and the
Enigma of Consciousness was is to be published by Rodopi in the
series Consciousness, Literature and the Arts.