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Faculty of Humanities and Education

Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature


Dr. Hélène Zamor - Graduate Coordinator

Dr. Hélène Zamor - Graduate Coordinator

Lecturer, French

Department: LLL


Dr. Helene Zamor has been teaching French over the past ten years. She has also been involved in various outreach activities such as college fairs in the French Caribbean. She has also taken part in Language Day event in secondary schools.


Ph.D in Linguistics, 2008

M.A in Linguistics, 1999

B.A in Linguistics, 1996

Research Areas

Extensive research has been conducted in several areas including French Caribbean music/dance, banana culture and rum industry.

Teaching Areas

French language

Select Publications

La Canne à Sucre. Gourbeyre: Editions Nestor, 2019.

“The Language of Sugar Cane and Rum in Martinique”. In Breaking Down Binaries. Tidal Shifts in the Study of the Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the Greater Caribbean and Beyond. Nicholas Faraclas et al eds. University of Curaçao, 2018, pp 245-250.

“Rum Manufacturing in Barbados and Martinique”. The Journal of the Barbados Museum & Historical Society. Vol LXIV, 2018, pp 64-97.

“Preserving Indian Identity in the French Caribbean: A Case for Guadeloupe and Martinique”. Journal of Eastern Caribbean studies. Vol.42, no.2 .2017, pp1-23

“French CaribbeanVillage Shops: The Martinican Débits de la Régie”. Wadabagei. A Journal of the Caribbean Diasporas. Vol.17, no.2, 2017, pp 40-58.


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