Second Year

Gabriel Bamgbose (B.A. [Ed.] English, Tai Solarin University of Education and M.A. in English [Literature] from University of Ibadan)

Research Interests: African literature and folklore, African women's writing, Nigerian women's poetry in Yoruba and English, postcolonial and decolonial theories, feminist theories, short stories and poetry.

Ke (Coco) Xu (B.A. English Language and Literature, Sun Yat-Sen University)

Research Interests: Translation theory and practice, ambiguity and its limits, modernism, theories of identity, Chinese literature and philosophy/religion, literary theory, the visual arts and film.

Maria Elizabeth Rodriguez (B.A. Classical Studies/English Literature, CUNY Hunter College)

Research Interests: Race theory, literary theory, slave narratives, colonialism, seventeenth- and eighteenth-century American literature and history, visual culture, theories of oppression, Caribbean literature.

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