Teaching

In 2018-2019, I teach the following courses:

  • Postcolonial Lifewriting. (Open University the Netherlands, Master Cultural Studies).
  • Literature and Multiculturalism. (Open University the Netherlands,  Bachelor Cultural Studies).
  • Cities on the Move. Diaspora and Art in Urban Culture (Open University the Netherlands,  Bachelor Cultural Studies).
  • I supervise Ma and Ph.D dissertations in the field of comparative literature, gender and postcolonial studies, the cultural production of the Congo Free State, life writing, travel writing, creative non-fiction.

In 2017-2018, I teach the following courses:

  • The Nineteenth-Century Novel. (Open University the Netherlands, Master Cultural Studies).
  • Egodocuments in Colonial Context. (Open University the Netherlands, Master Cultural Studies).
  • Literature and Cultural Dialogue. (Open University the Netherlands, Bachelor Cultural Studies).
  • Nobel Prize Winners. (Open University the Netherlands, Bachelor Cultural Studies).

 

Courses (co-)taught during previous years:

  • Imagining Africa (Ghent University, Master English Literature)
  •  Debating the Literary Canon (Open University the Netherlands, Master Cultural Studies)
  • Literature from a National and Postnational Perspective. Destination Europe. With Theo D’haen, Nadia Lie & Anke Gilleir. (Leuven University, Master Western Literature)
  • Autobiography and the Dutch East Indies. Summer School, The Hague, May 2012 (Open University the Netherlands, Bachelor Cultural Studies)
  • Reading America. The Politics and Aesthetics of Postmodernism (Master Comparative Literature, Leuven University)
  • The Short Story Cycle (Master Comparative Literature, Leuven University)
  • Western literature and Postcolonial Rewritings (Master Comparative Literature, Leuven University)
  • Gender and Ethnicity (Bachelor Literaty Studies, Leiden University)
  • Literary Theory: Contemporary Approaches to gender and sexuality in the humanities (Bachelor Literaty Studies, Leiden University)
  • Text analysis: Poetry and Prose (Bachelor Dutch Language and Literature, Amsterdam University)