Skip to content

Dr Kirk B SidesPh.D. University of California, Los Angeles, BA (Florida)

Lecturer in World Literatures in English

Kirk Sides

Dr Kirk B SidesPh.D. University of California, Los Angeles, BA (Florida)

Lecturer in World Literatures in English

Member of

Research interests

20th and 21st Century African literatures, especially southern Africa; postcolonial literatures and theory; histories of empire; apartheid, segregation and discourses on race and antiracialism; environmental writing and eco-criticism; Afro-futurism and African science fiction; Thomas Mofolo; Zakes Mda; Edouard Glissant.

Contact information

Room 3.02, 34 Tyndalls Park Road, Consultation Hours

(0117) 954 6708, 

Research Supervision

Postcolonial Literatures; African Literatures; Environmental Humanities; World Literatures and Literatures of the Global South; Histories of Race; Racial Discourse. 

Teaching

World Literatures; Postcolonial Literatures; African Literatures; Environmental Literatures and Eco-Criticism; Science Fiction; Aesthetics of the Anthropocene. 

View research connections

Postal address:
3-5 Woodland Road
Clifton
Bristol
United Kingdom