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Nasrin Olla

Assistant Professor

Bryan Hall 440

Office Hours: M 3:00PM-5:00PM & By Appointment
Class Schedule: MW 5:00PM-6:15PM
Nasrin Olla is an Assistant Professor of English and African & African American Studies. Nasrin completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Cape Town and her PhD in the Department of Literatures in English at Cornell University. Nasrin is currently completing her first book project, The Right to Opacity, which engages with the theme of alterity across a range of contemporary African and African diasporic literature. Nasrin’s work has appeared in b2o, the History of the Present, and the LA Review of Books. For more information please visit Nasrin’s website.
Research and Teaching Interests
African Diasporic & African Literature
Anglophone and Francophone African Thought
Ethics/Critical Theory
Gender Studies/Queer Theory