Corinne is Professor of Postcolonial Literature at the University of Leicester.  She also leads a project, Colonial Countryside: National Trust Houses Reinterpreted (Heritage Lottery and Arts Council), a child-led history and writing endeavour seeking to make UK historic houses’ connections to the East India Company and transatlantic slavery widely known and understood.  Her work includes, Green Unpleasant Land: Creative Responses to Rural Britain’s Colonial Histories (Peepal Tree Press, 2020), Chasing Tales: Travel Writing, Journalism and the History of British Ideas about Afghanistan (Rodopi, 2008) and is co-author of Postcolonial Manchester: Diaspora Space and the Devolution of Literary Culture (MUP, 2013).