English and Journalism

Shazia Rahman

Postcolonial theory; South Asian literature; Ecocriticism
PhD, English, University of Alberta (2002)

Email s-rahman@wiu.edu
Office 224 Simpkins Hall:
Office hours MF 9-10, W 8-10 (SP 15)
Web page http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5422-5374

Shazia Rahman was born in Pakistan and raised in Canada.  In addition to the U.S., she has lived in Algeria, Libya, and Malta, always shuttling back and forth from these various locations to Pakistan. Her research is at the intersections of postcolonial studies and ecocriticsm. She is particularly interested in the ways in which the fiction and film of Pakistani women explores alternative, environmental ways of belonging, beyond religious nationalism.