Graduate Students

Manuel Azuaje Alamo

Manuel Azuaje Alamo

Graduate Student


Research Fields: Classical and Modern Japanese Literature, Hispano American Literature (Castilian and Lusophone), Translation Theory, Chinese and Korean modern literature and languages.

Francesca

Francesca Bellei

Graduate Student
Research Fields: Ancient Greek, Latin, Italian and Anglophone literatures; Mediterranean studies; cultural studies; multilingual literature; identity and nationhood; migration and diaspora studies; kinship studies; sociolinguistics; postcolonial theory; Marxism; feminism; queer and gender studies; contemporary fiction and creative writing.
Phoebe Carter

Phoebe Bay Carter

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2021-2022
Research Fields: Arabic literature (classical and modern); modern Latin American literature; translation theory and practice; migration and rights; prison and confinement; escape, escapism and fantasy; psychoanalysis; the Frankfurt School; posthuman and animal studies; feminist theory and gender studies; postcolonial theory; global South solidarities; Latin America-Middle East connections and exchanges.
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Fangdai Chen

Graduate Student

Research Fields: Global Modernism and the literary Avant-Garde (Chinese, English, French, Japanese), literature and politics, Sinophone studies, 20th century European thoughts, transculturation theory, translation studies, world literature.
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Min Ji

Min Ji Choi

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2021-2022
Liaison Committee Member
Research Fields:
Realism, Anti-realism, fantasy (the fantastic and the fantasy genre novel), speculative fiction, science fiction, speculative realism, magical realism
Transmigration and translation of literary movements and institutions
East Asian media studies; East Asian cinema
Korean literature (pre-modern and modern)
Environmental Humanities (Anthropocene, Petrocene, Nuclear Futures)... Read more about Min Ji Choi
Chouchana

Paul Chouchana

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2021-2022

Research Fields:
- Critical Theory / Poetics (Frankfurt School, French Theory, phenomenology, moral and political philosophy, psychoanalysis, semiotics, new materialism)
-19th and 20th century European novel, specifically in Russian, French, and English.
- Film theory and history
-Translation Studies and practice
- Education policy and equity
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Aisha Dad-Van Veldhuizen

Aisha Dad-Van Veldhuizen

Graduate Student


Research Fields: Greek, Persian and Latin literature; Greek epic and tragedy; Persian epic; Latin epic; Urdu folklore and Dastan literature; oral poetics; performance studies; ancient Greek music; mythology; history and legend of Alexander the Great; themes: travel, kinship, heroes; allegory; Arthurian legend; medieval, renaissance and pre-modern epic (Dante, Milton, Tale of Genji); 19th-(20th) century American literature (Poe, Faulkner, Twain); magical realism; postmodernism.

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Ivy

Zhisheng Ivy Deng

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2021-2022
Research Fields:
  • Transcultural and global articulations of materialism and new materialism; environmental humanities; animal studies and posthumanism;
  • Biopolitics; corporeality; materiality
  • Postcolonial and diaspora studies
  • Media studies; mediality; contemporary art, especially performance art
  • Ethnography and anthropology;
  • Feminist and queer theory... Read more about Zhisheng Ivy Deng