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Dr. Nima Naghibi PhD

Associate Professor
DepartmentEnglish
EducationPhD, U of Alberta
Areas of ExpertiseDiaspora and Postcolonial Studies; Life Narratives; Trauma; Memory; Middle East (Iran)

Biography:

Dr. Nima Naghibi is Associate Professor of English at Ryerson University in Toronto.  She teaches and researches in the areas of postcolonial, diasporic studies, literatures of immigration and exile, and life narratives with particular attention to questions of human rights and social justice.  She is the author of Women Write Iran: Nostalgia and Human Rights from the Diaspora (Minnesota Press, 2016) and Rethinking Global Sisterhood: Western Feminism and Iran (Minnesota Press, 2007).  Her essays have appeared in such journals as English Studies in Canada, Interventions: an International Journal of Postcolonial Studies; Radical History Review, and Biography: an Interdisciplinary Quarterly. 

Research Interests:

Postcolonial and Diasporic theories; Human Rights; Memory; Trauma; Life Narratives/Memoir

Selected Publications:

2016. Women Write Iran: Nostalgia and Human Rights from the Diaspora.  University of Minnesota Press.

2007. Rethinking Global Sisterhood: Western Feminism and Iran. University of Minnesota Press.

2017. “Intergenerational Memory in Children of the Jacaranda Tree.” Iran’s Struggles for Social Justice: Economics, Agency, Justice, Activism. Ed. Peyman Vahabzadeh. Palgrave MacMillan: 165-179.