World Literature Program Director

 

WORLD LITERATURE PROGRAM | ENGLISH DEPARTMENT | CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY
 

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

DR. NINA HA (dir. 2007- present)

Nina Ha is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Creighton University. She received her doctorate at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and her Master's degree in Asian American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her dissertation topic addressed Anglophone Diasporic Vietnamese literature. Her research interests include Asian American Literature, American Studies, Ethnic American Studies, and Gender and Sexuality Studies. Her tentatively titled book project is "American 'Gook': Examining Diasporic Vietnamese Masculinity and Sexuality."

Contact Information:

DR. NINA HA
HITCHCOCK COMMUNICATION ARTS BUILDING, ROOM 306F
CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY
OMAHA, NE 68178
U.S.A.

TEL 402-280-3508
e-mail: NinaHa@creighton.edu

 

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Former Directors

Dr. Ngwarsungu Chiwengo (dir. 1998-2007)

Ngwarsungu Chiwengo, Associate Professor of English at Creighton University, is a native of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She completed her licence in English at the National university of Zaire in Lubumbashi before obtaining her Master's and Ph.D respectively at State University of New York at Albany (1981) and Buffalo (1986). She taught as visiting instructor and assistant professor from 1984 to 1986 at the State University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. When she returned to Zaire, she chaired the English Department and taught at the University of Lubumbashi. She also taught as a visting professor at ISP Kananga and Bukavu. In 1993, she returned to the United States to teach at Samford University, Birmingham. Her research interests are mainly in African and African American Literatures. She has, thus, published articles on Wole Soyinka, Jean Toomer, and Peter Abrahams.

 

Dr. Fidel Fajardo-Acosta (dir. 1993-1998)

 

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