LLCL – Marginality, Consent and Desire in the Anglophone novel by Indian Women Writers

Date/Time: Wed 22 Mar / 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: Japanese Studies Centre, 12 Ancora Imparo Way

LLCL School Seminar Series

Maryam Mirza received her PhD in English Studies from Aix-Marseille University, France and is currently a BeIPD-COFUND Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Liege, Belgium. She is the author of a monograph entitled Intimate Class Acts: Friendship and Desire in Indian and Pakistani Women’s Fiction (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2016), and her articles have appeared in journals such as The Journal of Commonwealth Literature and Gender, Place & Culture.

As a visiting researcher at the South Asia Diaspora International Researchers’ Network (SADIRN) and Monash Asia Institute from 20 February 2017 to 25 March 2017, Maryam Mirza will carry out research on South Asian-Australian fiction by women writers (notably Chandani Lokuge, Chitra Fernando and Michelle de Kretser), and will participate in the activities of the South Asian Diaspora International Researchers’ Network. Her research will focus on the literary depiction of the work/class identities of South Asian women in the diaspora.

For further information, please contact
Dr Chris Watkins or A/Prof Chandani Lokuge
990 52136

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