Ericka Hoagland, Ph.D
Office Location: LAN 211
Ph.D. Purdue University, 2006
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Her article "'What Kind of Woman Are You, A'isha?' Misogyny and Islam in Ibrahim Tahir's The Last Imam was published in 2007 in Gender and Sexuality in African Literature and Film. She has contributed pieces to The Native American Encyclopedia and Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. She is currently working on an anthology of pieces examining western and non-western representations of the third world in science fiction and fantasy, as well as developing a project examining African AIDS narratives in literature and film.
Ericka Hoagland is an Assistant Professor of Postcolonial Literature and Theory, with specializations in African literature, particularly West African literature, and First Nations literature, as well as feminist theory and cultural studies. She teaches world literature survey courses, and upper-level courses in African literature after World War II, Postcolonial Drama, and introductory courses in postcolonial literature and theory.