About our Researchers

 Maurice O’Connor

Maurice O’Connor is a senior lecturer at the University of Cádiz. His research interests are principally focused on Indian literature, African literature, and Indian Ocean Writing. He has previously been involved in a research project entitled: “Afro-Europeans: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe”.

Currently he is a member of “Ratnakara” a research group who have develop a research project centred around the rhizomic nature of Indian Ocean Literatures and Cultures. He is also a member of the Spanish Association for Interdisciplinary Studies on India. 



The Writings of Ben Okri: Transcending the Local and the National. 2008. Prestige Books, New Delhi.

“A Journey Towards Stillness: Modes of renewal in Ben Okri’s Starbook.” Wasafiri.
2008 Vol. 23. Issue. 2.

“The Narcotic Memes of Bombay: Jeet Thayil’s Narcopolis.” Wasafiri. 2015. Vol. 30.
Issue 3, 11-16

“A Dangerous Love”: Ben Okri’s Persisting Commitment to Literary Experimentation.” ATLANTIS Journal of the Spanish Association of Anglo-American Studies. 2017. 189-204.

“Exploring The Hindu/Muslim Divide through the Partition of Bengal.” Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses. 2021. Vol. 82, 47-61.

“Exploring the Challenges of Ethnic Fluidity within the Writings of Ronnie Govender.” Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses. 2018. Vol. 76, 45-56.