Megan Feifer

Megan Feifer 

PhD Student in English, Women's and Gender Studies Minor

Phone: (225) 578-2820
Office: 11 Allen Hall


MA in Modern Studies, University of Wisconsin, 2008
BA in English and Women's Studies, University of Wisconsin, 2006 

Areas of Interest

Afro-Caribbean Diasporas in the U.S., Migration and Transnationalism, Citizenship and Counterarchives


Megan Feifer is a doctoral candidate in English with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. She received her M.A. in 2008 from the University of Wisconsin in English. Her teaching and research interests include: Afro-Caribbean Diasporas in the U.S. and Postcolonial Literatures and Theories. Recent conference presentations include: “Salvaging the Self: Re-Writing Representations of Southern Blackness in Jesmyn Ward’s Salvage the Bones” and “'To Create Dangerously is to Create Fearlessly:' Writing and Risk in Edwidge Danticat’s Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work.” She is a co-founder of the Edwidge Danticat Society. Current publications include: the Review of The Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literature edited by Ato Quayson.

Website for the Edwidge Danticat Society