Ryan Topper

(he/him/his)

Associate Professor, English Studies Department

503-838-9437 | topperr@wou.edu
BELL 323

Personal Website

At WOU since

09/16/2019

Office Hours

MonTuesWedsThursFri
10-11; 2-310-11; 2-3   

Course schedule

Fall 2022
CRNCourseTitleTimesLocation
11277 LIT543 STUDIES IN WORLD LITERATURES - HYBRD* CRS
10834 LIT317 INTRO TO LITERARY STUDIES I M 1200-1350 BELL 110B
11276 LIT443 STUDIES IN WORLD LITERATURES - HYBRD* CRS
11276 LIT443 STUDIES IN WORLD LITERATURES T 1200-1350 BELL 108
10834 LIT317 INTRO TO LITERARY STUDIES I - HYBRD* CRS
11277 LIT543 STUDIES IN WORLD LITERATURES T 1200-1350 BELL 108

Education

Ph.D., University of Leeds

Teaching focus

My teaching at WOU has focused on postcolonial literature, African literature, British literature, cultural trauma and memory studies, literary criticism and theory, and topical courses such as "Minority Voices," "The Human & the Nonhuman," and "Everything is Spiritual."

Research areas

I specialize in global Anglophone literature and postcolonial studies, with an emphasis on 20th-21st century African literature. My research focuses on trauma and memory studies, postcolonial theory and poetics, global modernism, indigenous knowledge systems, and religion and the postsecular.

My articles appear in English Language Notes, Research in African Liteartures, Moving Worlds: A Journal of Transcultural Writings, the Routledge Companion to Literature and Trauma, and elsewhere.

For more information, visit my website: www.ryantopper.com




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