Golnaz Heidar Jamshidi

Golnaz Heidar Jamshidi Title: Contract Faculty
Email: g.jamshidi@uwinnipeg.ca

Biography:

Golnaz Heidar Jamshidi holds a B.A. in English Literature and Language and an M.A. in English Literature at Lorestan University. Her Master's thesis probed cultural, economic, and political aspects of Neocolonialism theory in a Nigerian modern play, King Baabu, by a Nobel laureate, Soyinka. Currently, she is pursuing her Ph.D. in English, Theater, Film & Media studies at the University of Manitoba. Her research interests are diasporic literature and film, immigration, trauma, loss, and memory, Iranian women writers, and Indigenous literature.

Courses:
WGS-2262: Sex, Sexuality, Gender, and Audiovisual Media

Research Interests:

Golnaz Heidar Jamshidi’s Master's thesis probed cultural, economic, and political aspects of Neocolonialism theory in a Nigerian modern play, King Baabu, by a Nobel laureate, Soyinka. Currently, she is a Ph.D. candidate in English, Theater, Film, & Media at University of Manitoba. Her research interests are: Diasporic Literature and Film, Trauma, Identity, Narrative, and Memory in Diasporic Writing, Intersectional Feminism (Race, Gender, Class, Ethnicity, Dis/ability, and Sexuality), and Feminist Theory and Praxis.

Publications:

“Hybrid Diasporic Identities as Cross-border Peacemakers in Mornings in Jenin and Land of Dreams,” Journal of Arabic and World Literature, London, UK. 2020.

Conferences

“Hybrid Diasporic Identities as Cross-border Peacemakers in Mornings in Jenin and Land of Dreams,” International Conference on Celebrating Arab Women: Agents of Change and Progress (ICCAW), Andromeda Publishing and Academic Services, UK. 2020.

“An Intersectional Praxis on Iranian Women’s Body Image.” Art History Graduate Student Association (AHGSA) Symposium, Concordia University. 2020.

“Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close as an Intermedial Output of Digital Text.” The Fort Garry Lectures Graduate Student History Conference, University of Manitoba. 2019.

“A Dialogue about Necropolitics as a Feature of Contemporary Society Between Nnedi Okorafor’s The Book of Phoenix and Achille Mbembe’s ‘Necropolitics’.” The 2019 Annual pAGES & EFTSA Colloquium: Climates of Change, University of Manitoba. 2019.

“Intersectional Feminism in Iranian and American Contexts.”18TH Annual Feminist Graduate Student Symposium, Gendered Perspective of Everybody Violence: Persistence, Resistance, and Healing, Florida Atlantic University. 2018.