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Anita Girvan, PhD

Assistant Professor, Cultural Studies & MA-Interdisciplinary Studies Program

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ANITA GIRVAN (she/they) is an assistant professor of Cultural Studies and the Master of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies program (MAIS), in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Working in the fields of cultural politics, environmental humanities, and metaphors and stories, Girvan is interested in exploring how we create worlds through relations of power in terms of, race, ecology, and (de)colonization. Beyond the academic realm of scholarly writing, Girvan also experiments with spoken word and musical compositions, tapping into a rich tradition of sustaining life in troubled times.

Updated September 01 2021 by Student & Academic Services

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