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Shane Graham

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Linguistics and Arabic

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

Educational Background

PhD, English Literature, (African Studies), Indiana University, 2001
Trauma, Representation, and Public Memory in South Africa: Apartheid Prison Narratives and the Truth Commission.
MA, English Literature, Indiana University, 1997
BA, English Literature/Fiction Writing, Northwestern University, 1994




Research Interests

African and Caribbean literature. Theories of trauma and memory. Postcolonial literature and theory. Transnationalism and cosmopolitanism. Contemporary fiction and drama.


Contact Information

Office Location: Main 202H
DialPhone: (435) 797-8630
SendEmail: abdulkafi.albirini@usu.edu

Awards

Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year, 2016

Department of English

Researcher of the Year, 2008

English Department, Utah State University

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

    • Graham, S.D, (2011). South African Literature after the Truth Commission: Mapping Loss . University of KwaZulu-Natal Press
    • Graham, S.D, (2009). South African Literature after the Truth Commission: Mapping Loss . Palgrave Macmillan
    • Book Chapters

    • Graham, S.D, (2012). Encyclopedia Articles on “Ingrid de Kok”; “Todd Matshikiza”; “Zakes Mda”; “Richard Rive”; “Albie Sachs”; “Anthony Sampson.”: Dictionary of African Biography. Oxford University Press *
    • Graham, S.D, (2011). "I had forgotten a continent": Cosmopolitan Memory in Derek Walcott’s Omeros.: Traversing Transnationalism: The Horizons of Literary and Cultural Studies. Rodopi Publishers
    • Graham, S.D, (2011). Layers of Permanence: Towards a Spatial-Materialist Reading of Ivan Vladislavić’s The Exploded View [REPRINT]: Marginal Spaces: On Ivan Vladislavic. Wits University Press
    • Graham, S.D, (2009). Mapping Memory, Healing the Land: The Bells of Amersfoort: Ways of Writing: Critical Essays on Zakes Mda. University of KwaZulu-Natal Press

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Fact Sheets

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Curriculum

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Journal Articles

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Literary Journal

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - MultiMedia

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Publications - Technical Reports

              * Has not been peer reviewed

              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

                  Other

                • Graham, S.D, Walters, J., (2010). Langston Hughes and the South African Drum Generation: The Correspondence. Palgrave Macmillan

                * Has not been peer reviewed

                Scheduled Teaching

                ENGL 2600 - Literary Analysis, Spring 2017

                ENGL 3395 - World Lit since 1900 (South African Literature), Spring 2017

                ENGL 4330 - World Writers, Fall 2016

                ENGL 5300 - Speical Topics in Literary Studies, Spring 2016

                ENGL 4330 - World Writers, Spring 2016

                HONR 4900 - Senior Thesis/Project, Fall 2015

                ENGL 6360 - World Literature and Culture, Fall 2015

                ENGL 3395 - World Literary History Since 1900, Spring 2015

                ENGL 4330 - World Writers, Spring 2015

                ENGL 5300 - Speical Topics in Literary Studies, Fall 2014

                ENGL 4340 - Studies in Prose, Fall 2014

                ENGL 3395 - World Literary History Since 1900, Spring 2014

                ENGL 6360 - World Literature and Culture, Spring 2014

                ENGL 2600 - Literary Analysis, Fall 2013

                ENGL 4330 - World Writers, Fall 2013

                ENGL 4310 - American Writers, Spring 2013

                ENGL 3395 - World Literary History Since 1900, Spring 2013

                ENGL 3395 - World Literary History Since 1900, Fall 2012

                ENGL 4330 - World Writers, Fall 2012

                ENGL 6920 - DIRECTED STUDY, Spring 2011

                ENGL 2600 - LITERARY ANALYSIS, Spring 2011

                ENGL 4330 - WORLD WRITERS, Spring 2011

                ENGL 3320 - Period Studies in World Literature, Fall 2010

                ENGL 6360 - World Literature and Culture, Fall 2010


                Graduate Students Mentored

                Erika Beckstrand, English, March 2016
                Lauren Ducas, English, March 2016
                Matthew Stockett, English, September 2014 - March 2015