Office Hours: TR 10:00-11:00          

and by appointment:

Lima@ or #5242-- Welles 225A

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  • Black British Literature and Culture
  • The Caribbean
  • African Diaspora
  • Post-Colonial Theory
  • Women's Studies
  • Feminist Theory

Maria H. Lima

Professor of English &

Comparative Literature

Welles 225A
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Maria Helena Lima

Maria  H. Lima has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1992.

Faculty Information


  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park
  • M.Ed., Towson State University
  • B.A., Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Fall 2014 Classes

ENGL 360:
M/Post-ColLit:Black BritishLit

    A study of works that have emerged out of different experiences of (de)colonization and asserted themselves by foregrounding their difference from the assumptions of an imperial center. The course wi
    ll cover a variety of genres, and the works will be read in their cultural, social, and historical contexts. (May be taken for credit twice under different subtitles.) Prerequisites: ENGL 203 or permission of instructor. Offered spring, even years
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INTD 105:
Writing Sem:Haitian Diaspora

    Writing Seminar is a course focusing on a specific topic while emphasizing writing practice and instruction, potentially taught by any member of the College faculty. Because this is primarily a course
    in writing, reading assignments will be briefer than in traditional topic courses, and students will prove their understanding of the subject matter through writing compositions rather than taking examinations.
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