Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Associate Professor, NYU
Shirin Edwin is author of L’islam mis en relation: Le roman francophone de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (Kimé, 2009) and Privately Empowered: Expressing Feminism in Islam in Northern Nigerian Fiction (Northwestern University Press, 2016). She has published on Islam, gender and African literatures in Journal of African Cultural Studies, Women’s Studies International Forum, Gender, Place and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography, Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies, Journal of Middle Eastern Women’s Studies, Gender and Education and Teaching the African Novel (MLA, Options for Teaching).
PhD, French Vanderbilt University
MA, French Bangalore University
Comparative Islamic Feminisms in World Literature
Gender and Migration in Islam
Introduction to Gender and Feminism in African Literature
Perspectives on the Humanities: Comparative Islamic Feminisms in World Literature
Topics in Literature: Foundations: What is Literature?