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Members of English 539
Postcolonial Literature
Western Michigan University
Winter 2001

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Professor of Postcolonial Literature and English Education at Western Michigan University.

Pages: Home, Welcome, Texts, Links, Search, About Us, Blake Art, African Art, Cortez Art, Vespucci Art


English major in the Secondary Education Curriculum, with creative writing and german as minors, at of Western Michigan University. She hopes to graduate in December and teach English

Pages: Things Fall Apart, Waiting for the Barbarians, Something Out There, God of Small Things


Impractical English Major, husband, remedial scholar, post-colonial student at Western Michigan University.

Pages: Robinson Crusoe, Crazy Horse, Morning Girl, A People's History, Kim, Gandhi and India


English major in the secondary education curriculum at Western Michigan University with a deep interest in learning about other cultures.

Pages: Oroonoko, Tribal Scars, Nervous Conditions, Joys of Motherhood, African Women Writers.


Triple major in English, French and Women's Studies at Western Michigan University. She is planning to presue a Graduate Degree in Library Science.

Pages: Xala, Agatha Mondia's Son, Efuru, Tarzan of the Apes, The Man-Eater of Malgudi, The Painter of Signs


Robyn Peterson
Artist, Musician, Philosopher, peot. He was born during a blizard on January 6, 1975. He has degrees in French and Music Composition. Currently he is teaching music and is doing traditional storytelling. He is also workong on a degree in English Liturature and History.

Pages: Lame Deer, Prison Writings, Svaha, Religion


Teresa Anderson
Teresa Anderson is an 1997 graduate of Western Michigan University currently teaching English at Portage Community High School. Teresa is taking graduate classes at Western with plans to begin her
program this fall in the Master of Arts in English with a Teaching Emphasis.

Pages: A Tempest, The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, A Handbook for Teaching Caribbean Literature, In the Castle of My Skin


Grant Brooks
I'm a postive intellectual, who has many goals and ambitions. I plan to teach others about post colonialism and other literature, to educate the miseducated.



James Dexheimer
Librarian and English major at Western Michigan University.

Pages: Video Night in Kathmandu, Orientalism, The Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African


Mickey Dloughy
English major at Western Michigan University.

Pages: Black Jacobins, Crick Crack Monkey, No Telephone to Heaven, Audience, Emancipation, Historical Accuracy vs Literary Style


Openda Soita
MA candidate in English at Western Michigan University, citizen of Kenya.



Iranga Fernando
English major at Western Michigan University, citizen of Sri Lanka.

Pages: Swami and Friends, The Bachelor of Arts, The English Teacher, Etymology of Selected Words of Indian Language Origin




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