In 'Staff' StaffStaff by research and supervision areas Back to 'English Literature' Dr Fariha Shaikh Department of English LiteratureLecturer in Victorian Literature Contact details Telephone0121 414 6038Emailf.firstname.lastname@example.org AddressDepartment of English LiteratureUniversity of Birmingham Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2TT UK I joined the department in September 2017 as Lecturer of Victorian Literature. My research focusses on the relationships in the nineteenth century between genre, form and globalisation. In particular, I’m interested in the mobility and materiality of literature in the context of nineteenth-century settler colonialism. I work and teach across the breadth of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Qualifications PhD, King’s College London MA, King’s College London BA (Hons), Queen Mary, University of London Biography I joined the Department of English in 2017, having completed a two-year Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship at University College Dublin. I have a PhD and MA from King’s College London, and a BA from Queen Mary, University of London. Teaching This year, I am teaching on Decadence and the Fin de Siecle, Prose and on the nineteenth-century MA. Research My book, Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art is forthcoming with Edinburgh University Press in 2018. This monograph explores the relationships between text and mobility in the context of nineteenth-century settler emigration. I am in the early stages of a new project on literature and the nineteenth-century opium wars. Publications Monographs Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, forthcoming 2018) Book Chapters ‘Anxiety, Affect and Authenticity’: The Commodification of Nineteenth-Century Emigrants’ Letters’, in Commodities and Culture in the Colonial World, ed. by Supriya Chaudhuri, Josephine McDonagh, Brian H. Murray, and Rajeswari Sunder Rajan (Abingdon: Routledge, 2017), pp. 129 – 144 ‘Temporally Out of Sync: Nineteenth-Century Emigration in Gaskell’s Work’, in Place, Progress, and Personhood in the Works of Elizabeth Gaskell, ed. by Lesa Scholl et al. (Ashgate: Aldershot, 2015), pp. 83–94.