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Key Researcher

Rebecca Fasseltis

Dr Rebecca Fasseltis particularly interested in literary and cultural connections between South Africa and other parts of Africa.Her PhD thesis examined the portrayal of migrants from elsewhere on the African continent in South African literature published after 2000. She is currently working on a comparative project exploring transcontinental literary and cultural connections between South Africa and Nigeria in the 1960s and post-2000s. Her research also focuses on postcolonial novels written in the first-person plural voice and on eco-critical approaches to South African literature.