Visiting Lecturer in the Department of English at Indiana University Bloomington, and managing editor of Africa Today, a leading journal in the field of African studies published by IU Press. My research and teaching interests are in American literary and cultural studies since 1945, multi-ethnic literatures, higher education protest literature, American social protest literature, contemporary transnational and world literature, composition, and pedagogy. Prior to coming to Indiana University, I lived and taught in Japan and the United States at the high school and college levels. In Japan, I was very active in the Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT), and my research interests centered on EFL pedagogy, authentic materials and activities development, and using literature in EFL. I presented on these topics at local and national conferences in Japan, as well as organized professional development at my institution. Outside of academia, I spend time training in jiu-jitsu, cooking with friends, and catching up on pleasure reading or recent Netflix series.
Lifelong Detroit resident Frank D. Rashid is Dean of the Faculty and Professor of English at Marygrove College, where he has taught literature, writing, and Detroit Studies courses since 1980. He is a founding member of Marygrove’s Institute for Detroit Studies and has published on Detroit literature, culture, and politics.
Academic Interests: Latin-American avant-garde, representation of technology and esoteric traditions in literature and film, feminism, instructional technology, representation of artificial intelligence in literature and film, open education, journalism. CV: https://www.eter.org/fmb/fbanga_cv.pdf Professional Biography: https://www.berkeleycitycollege.edu/wp/fb/professional-biography/
Executive Editor Journal of Urban Cultural Studies Senior Editor Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies Associate Editor Hispania Co-Editor Hispanic Urban Studies series
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Writing Assessment, Technical Communication, Biography, Theory, Technology and Education, World Literature
Dr. Sevinç Türkkan teaches modern Turkish literature and intellectual history at the University of Rochester. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Comparative Literature Studies, Türkisch-deutsche Studien Jahrbuch, Translation and Literature, Teaching Translation (Ed. L. Venuti, Routledge), Orhan Pamuk: Critical Essays on a Novelist between Worlds (Ibidem), Global Perspectives on Orhan Pamuk (Routledge), Post-1960 Novelists in Turkey, Making Connections, International Journal of the Humanities, and elsewhere. Her translations from German appeared in Best European Fiction edited by Aleksandar Hemon (Dalkey Archive Press). Her translation of Aslı Erdoğan’s book The Stone Building and Other Places was published by City Lights Books in 2018. She is the co-editor (with David Damrosch) of Approaches to Teaching the Works of Orhan Pamuk (MLA, 2017) and she is at work on a book manuscript titled Translation Criticism and the Construction of World Literature.
Professor of English and Director, GW Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute. A complete biography may be found here.