Ana Mazza

a.mazza.1@research.gla.ac.uk 

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Research title: Nigerian Cityscapes: an Ecocritical Reading of Narratives of Development and Modernity in Anglophone Novels since 1954

Research Summary

Current Thesis Title

Nigerian Cityscapes: An Ecocritical Reading of Violence and Justice in Anglophone Writing Since 1954

Publications

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Grants

2021: College of Arts Collaborative Research Award. University of Glasgow. Awarded to the Moving the Centre organising committee for the hiring of BSL interpreters for the entire duration of the conference. 

2019: College of Arts Postgraduate Scholarship. University of Glasgow. Full PhD scholarship covering both tuition and maintenance costs.

2017: Santander Scholarship. University of Glasgow. £5000 destined to cover part of tuition fees.

2012: Santander Scholarship. University of Glasgow. £1000 destined to cover part of accommodation costs.

Conference

2020-2021

Co-chair of the organising committee for Moving the Centre: Toward Radical Futures - Cross-Disciplinary Postgraduate Research Conference on Post/Decolonial and Global Studies - August 2021 (University of Glasgow, online).

2021

Speaker at the University of Glasgow College of Arts Annual Postgraduate Conference 2021, Metamorphosis: Transformations Across Time, Culture & Identity - June 2021 (online). Presented paper titled: 'Eco-Cultural Metamorphosis: Altered Nature and Transformed People in Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s A Grain of Wheat (1967)'.

2019-2020

Member of the organising committee for the University of Glasgow College of Arts Annual Postgraduate Conference 2020, Afterlives: Pasts, Presents and Futures of Arts and Cultures - July 2020 (online). 

2018

Speaker at the Annual Research Conference of the Modern Languages Research Institute at Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Presentation of research findings within collaborative project.

Speaker at the British Shakespeare Association Annual Conference 2018: Shakespeare Studies Today, Queen’s University, Belfast. Presented paper titled ‘“Man and birds are fain of climbing high”: Human and Nonhuman Animals in 2 Henry VI’.

2015-2016

Speaker at the Annual Research Conference of the Modern Languages Research Institute at Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Presentation of research findings within collaborative project.

 

Teaching

2021-2022

GTA in English Literature:

  • English Literature 2A: Writing Ecologies

2020-2021

GTA in English and Comparative Literature:

  • English Literature 2A: Writing Ecologies
  • Comparative Literature 1B: Heroic Women

Additional Information

Awards

 2015: Honorary Merit Diploma for the degree of Certified Translator (Universidad del Salvador, Argentina)

 2014: Highest Grade Average of the Year 2013 for the Licenciatura in English Language (Universidad del Salvador, Argentina)

 2014: Honorary Merit Diploma for the degree of Licenciada in English Language (Universidad del Salvador, Argentina)

 2012: Third Mention in the 10th Literary Contest organised by the School of Philosophy and Arts, Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Affiliation

Colegio de Traductores Públicos de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires (CTPCBA) [Association of Certified Translators of the City of Buenos Aires]

2017-2018: British Shakespeare Association member