Dr Maryam Mirza, PhD (Aix-Marseille University)
(email at email@example.com)
I joined Durham University as Assistant Professor in World Literatures in English in September 2018. I previously held an Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellowship (2018) at the University of Bonn, and a BeIPD-COFUND Postdoctoral Fellowship (2015-2017) at the University of Liege. I was also the recipient of a Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust Visiting Fellowship (2015) which was held at Newcastle University. I have taught at several universities and colleges in Pakistan, including Kinnaird College for Women and the National College of Arts, Lahore.
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- Mirza, M. (2016). Intimate Class Acts: Friendship and Desire in Indian and Pakistani Women’s Fiction. Oxford University Press.
- Mirza, Maryam (Published). ‘Precarious Beings and Impossible Dreams.’ Review of What Will You Give for This Beauty? by Ali Akbar Natiq.
Chapter in book
- Mirza, M. (Forthcoming). Diasporic Female Precarity and Agency in Sunjeev Sahota’s The Year of the Runaways. In Poverty and Precarity in a Postcolonial World. Schmidt-Haberkamp, B., Gymnich, M. & Schneider,K.P. Brill.
- Mirza, M. (2017). The Individual and the Collective in Contemporary India: Manju Kapur’s Home and Custody. In Indian Literature and the World: Multilingualism, Translation and the Public Sphere. Ciocca, R. & Srivastava, N. Palgrave Macmillan.
- Mirza, M. (2015). Intimacy across Caste and Class Boundaries in Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things. In Dalit Literatures in India. Misrahi-Barak, J. & Joshi, A. Routledge.
- Mirza,M. (2011). Female Space and its Discontents in Shashi Deshpande’s The Dark Holds No Terrors. In Perceiving and Representing Space in the English-Speaking World. Omhovère,C. Presses universitaires de Nancy. 81-95.
- Mirza, M., Herbillion, M & Belleflamme, V-A. (2017). Australia-South Asia: Contestations and Remonstrances. Special Issue. The Journal of the European Association for Studies of Australia, 8 (2).
- Mirza, M. (2018). Serving in the Indian diaspora: The transnational domestic servant in contemporary women’s fiction. Journal of Postcolonial Writing
- Mirza,M. (2018). The Anxiety of Being Australian: Modernity, Consumerism and Identity politics in Michelle de Kretser’s The Lost Dog. The Journal of Commonwealth Literature
- Mirza, M. (2017). Ambiguous Pakistani-Muslim Masculinities in the Diaspora: A Study of Nadeem Aslam’s Maps for Lost Lovers. South Asian Diaspora
- (2015). Men at Home, Men and Home in Two Anglophone Novels by Indian Women Writers. Gender, Place & Culture
- Mirza, M (2014). "An All-weather, All-terrain Fighter": Subaltern Resistance, Survival and Death in Mohammed Hanif’s Our Lady of Alice Bhatti. The Journal of Commonwealth Literature 50(2): 150–163.
- (2010). Female Relationships across Class Boundaries: A Study of Three Contemporary Novels by Women Writers from the Indian Sub-continent. The Sri Lanka Journal of the Humanities
Other (Digital/Visual Media)
- Ahmad, R. & Mirza, M. (2018). ‘Genres, Languages, Voices: Rukhsana Ahmad in Conversation with Maryam Mirza’.
- Pirbhai, M. & Mirza, M. (2018). ‘Remapping Canada: An Interview with Mariam Pirbhai’.