academic work

Digital Humanities Project: “Unmooring the Dhow: anti-colonial mapping of Indian Ocean literary geographies” [in progress]


K. McFaul, “Below the surface of the deep: literary representations of Somali piracy in the Indian Ocean offing,” Journal of Indian Ocean Studies, forthcoming (2019).

conference presentations

K. McFaul, “Rewriting the past, writing the future: African feminist historiography.” Panel: Creating Feminist Futures. National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference: Protest, Justice, and Transnational Organizing, San Francisco, CA, November 2019.

K. McFaul, “‘For All Those With One Foot On the Other Side’: Postcolonial Ecology, African Gnosis, and Collective Futurity in Contemporary African Fiction.” Panel: “Environment at the Margins” and Global Anglophone and/or Postcolonial African Novels. Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment Paradise on Fire Conference, UC Davis, Davis, CA, June 2019.

K. McFaul, “Knowledge Production, Postcolonial Ecology, and Collective Futurity in Contemporary African Fiction.” Panel: Arts and Aesthetics. 27th Annual Boston University Graduate Student Conference in African Studies, Boston University, Boston, MA, March 2019.

K. McFaul, “Performance, gaps, and Indian Ocean Worlds in Nuruddin Farah’s Crossbones.” Pirates, Brigands, and Smugglers in the Indian Ocean World Conference, Indian Ocean World Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, May 2018.