Charne Lavery

Dr Charne Lavery

Charne Lavery is a Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Pretoria and Research Fellow on the Oceanic Humanities for the Global South project based at WISER, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

She explores literary and cultural representations of the deep ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Southern Ocean and Antarctic seas, researching ocean writing of the global South in a time of environmental change. She is co-editor of the Palgrave series Maritime Literature and Culture, a South African Humanities and Social Sciences delegate to the international Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), and has recently published articles on ‘Thinking from the Southern Ocean’ and ‘Antarctica and Africa’.