9044 Haley Center
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00-10:45 am; 12:00-12:45 pm
PhD, Middle Tennessee State University
Lava Asaad teaches world literature and composition classes. Her research areas include but are not limited to Anglophone literatures, modern British literature, women and gender studies and Middle Eastern literature. She received her doctoral degree from Middle Tennessee State University (2019). She is particularly interested in depictions of immigrants and refugees in literature. She is the author of Literature with a White Helmet: The Textual-Corporeality of Being, Becoming and Representing Refugees (Routledge, 2019). She is the co-editor of Women in the Crossfire of History: Women’s War Resistance Discourse in the Global South (Rutgers University Press, 2022).
Anglophone literatures, modern British literature, women and gender studies, Middle Eastern literature