Graduate Students


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

Research Interests: Poetry and poetics; Négritude and the African imagination; African women's poetry in Yorùbá, French, Portuguese, English, and Pidgin; feminist, postcolonial, and decolonial thoughts; translation and critical literacy studies.

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.