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The IRTG Welcomes Ewa Macura-Nnamdi

IRTG Visiting Scholar in January 2020
 
Ewa Macura-Nnamdi is assistant professor at the Institute of Literary Studies (University of Silesia, Poland). She holds a doctorate in English literature (New Woman fiction of the late-Victorian period). Currently, her main research interests include postcolonial Anglophone literatures of Africa and African diaspora, postcolonial theories as well as refugees and migration in cinema and literature. She has published articles on, among others, Dambudzo Marechera, Rawi Hage, Abdulrazak Gurnah and Omar Khadr. Her recent publications include “Mouthwork” (ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature) and “Omar Khadr, Guantánamo and Carceral Gastronomy” (European Journal of English Studies). She has just been awarded a research grant from the National Science Centre for her project on Fictions of Water: Refugees and the Sea.

Prof. Ewa Macura-Nnamdi will join the IRTG Diversity and North American Literary and Cultural Studies in Saarbrücken in January/February. During her stay from January 26 till February 16, 2020, she will give a lecture on “Fictions of Water: Refugees and the Sea” on February 4, 2020.

Please find more information about Ewa Macura-Nnamdi and her research projects on: http://romanistyka.us.edu.pl/o-instytucie/struktura-instytutu/zaklad-badan-kanadyjskich-i-przekladu-literackiego/703-dr-ewa-macura-nmandi.html
 
 
 
 
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