SOAS University of London

Centre for English Studies, School of Arts

Centre for English Studies Staff

Dr Kai Easton
Chair, Senior Lecturer in English
Kai Easton

Cultures of travel (especially the Cape and the Indian Ocean; Australia; Sri Lanka); archives;  visual and material cultures; landscape; maritime history; South African fiction and non-fiction in English (Coetzee; Wicomb); intertextuality; auto/ biography

  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4373
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  • Room: 394
  • Academic Support Hours: By email appointment
Dr Amina Yaqin
Reader in Urdu and Postcolonial Studies
Amina Yaqin
Urdu literature; Postcolonial literature and theory; gender studies; South Asian writing; Pakistani literature and culture; Multiculturalism; Muslim Studies
  • Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4305
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  • Room: 470
  • Academic Support Hours: Tues and Weds, 9:30-10:30