Nusaiba Imady

Nusaiba Imady comes to UMN from Damascus, Syria, with a master's in Gender Studies from University of London- School of Oriental and African Studies. In her M.A. she focused on the creative output of cultures in the aftermath of disaster, specifically performative aspects of desire in the writings of Syrian Activist in Diaspora. Her Ph.D. work explores Madness in the writings of early 1900s Arab Women Writers. Her other research interests include romance novels, postcolonial desire, and fan-fiction.