AboutShazia Rahman’s book Place and Postcolonial Ecofeminism (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2019; Lahore: Folio Books, 2021) analyzes Pakistani women’s cinematic and literary fictions to amplify their environmental ways of belonging that counter religious nationalism.
EducationPhD, English, University of Alberta
Work Shared in CORE
Guest Editor. Special Issue: The Environment of South Asia. South Asian Review
42.4 (2021): 317-402.
“Animals, Others, and Postcolonial Ecomasculinities: Nadeem Aslam’s The Blind Man’s Garden
.” The Journal of Commonwealth Literature
19 September 2020, https://doi.org/10.1177/0021989420952125
Place and Postcolonial Ecofeminism: Pakistani Women’s Literary and Cinematic Fictions.
Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2019; Lahore: Folio Books, 2021.
“Cosmopolitanism, internationalization and orientalism: Bharati Mukherjee’s peritexts.” Journal of Postcolonial Writing
49.4 (September 2013): 405-418. Print.
“Land, Water, and Food: Eco-cosmopolitan Feminist Praxis in Sabiha Sumar’s Khamosh Pani.
” Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture
5.2 (June 2011): 187-201. Print.
“Karachi, Turtles, and the Materiality of Place: Pakistani Eco-cosmopolitanism in Uzma Aslam Khan’s Trespassing.
” ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment
18.2 (Spring 2011): 261-282. Print.
“Orientalism, Deconstruction, and Relationality: Sara Suleri’s Meatless Days
.” Lit: Literature Interpretation Theory
15.4 (October-December 2004): 347-362. Print.
“The Packaging and Selling of a First Novel: Anita Rau Badami’s Tamarind Mem
.” The Toronto Review of Contemporary Writing Abroad
18.1 (Fall 1999): 86-99. Print.
Upcoming Talks and Conferences
“Disruptive Histories, Ruptured Places, and Indigenous Knowledges”
July 11-15, 2022 The Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies
ACLALS 2022 Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
MembershipsMLA, ACLA, CACLALS, ASLE, AIPS