Edited by Nicholas Faraclas, Ronald Severing, Christa Weijer, Elisabeth Echteld and Marscha Hinds-Layne

This book, Transcultural Roots Uprising: the Rhizomatic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures of the Caribbean, is a collection of articles that present a critical perspective on the languages, literatures, and cultures of the Greater Caribbean and the Caribbean diaspora. the volume incorporates invited papers as well as presentations made to the 15th annual Eastern Caribbean Islands cultures Conference which was held in St. Thomas from 7 to 11 november 2012 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the University of theVirgin Islands. The contributing authors include a wide range of voices old and new from the Caribbean and beyond.