Dr. Deborah Nyangulu
Deborah Nyangulu is now affiliated with the Research Training Group Contradiction Studies: Constellations, Heuristics and Concepts of the Contradictory at the University of Bremen. She can be contacted via email: email@example.com or visit her new homepage: https://contradictionstudies.uni-bremen.de/en/faculty-member/dr-deborah-nyangulu-en/
Between 2015 - 2022 Deborah was affiliated with the Chair of English, Postcolonial and Media Studies at WWU Münster and worked in various capacities as a PhD candidate, Lecturer, Postdoctoral Researcher and Study Advisor for the Master of Arts program National and Transnational Studies. Deborah read for both their DPhil in English Philology and an MA in National and Transnational Studies at the University of Muenster and their BA in Humanities (majoring in Literatures in English with a minor in Classics) from the University of Malawi. Deborah's interdisciplinary PhD thesis, Big Man Aesthetics: Masculinity, Power, and Contemporary African Literature examines allegorical significations of the trope of the Big Man and situates the trope in its transnational, transgender, transcultural, and transcontinental manifestations with the study broadening the scope of both comparative masculinity studies and cultural studies. Deborah has co-edited the interdisciplinary volume Locating African European Studies (Routledge) and is currently guest editing a special issue dedicated to Namwali Serpell's novel The Old Drift which will appear in the journal Research in African Literatures (RAL). They have published an essay engaging with decolonization and the discursive monument 'Marxism' in the volume From Marx to Global Marxism: Eurocentrism, Resistance, Postcolonial Criticism and other work has appeared in RAL. Deborah practices engaged pedagogy and has led postgraduate colloquia, taught a range of postgraduate and undergraduate courses, including supervising MA and BA theses located in various fields such as Anglophone African literature, critical theory, feminist studies, cultural studies, masculinity studies, black studies, nationalism and transnationalism, social movements studies and new media studies.