Charne Lavery

Charne Lavery, University of Cape Town


Charne Lavery is a lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literature and a researcher with the Environmental Humanities South at the University of Cape Town. She works on literary and cultural representations of the Indian Ocean, the deep ocean and is increasingly interested in the Antarctic regions.

Research projects/ interests

  • Literary and cultural representations of the deep ocean
  • Imagining the Southern Ocean
  • Indian Ocean literature

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Keywords: literature, culture, representation, Southern Ocean, Indian Ocean