Dr Mariza Brooks
Position
Senior Lecturer
Department
English
Address
9B 207
ENGLISH
R4016
Telephone
051 4012277
Office
Flippie Groenewoud Building: Block B 207
Information

Short CV

Tertiary training
BA, BA HONS, H.E.D., M.A., PhD

Work experience
Lecturer – U.F.S. since 1991

Publications (Short List)

1992 - Journal for Language Teaching of the South African Association for Language Teaching, 26.1, pp.33-45: “Assessing an intervention of English at first-year level and predicting learner success”.
1992 - Textures, No 8,: “English Radio Drama in South Africa”.
1992 - Shakespeare in South Africa, Vol 5, p. 92: “A compelling production of Macbeth at the Bloemfontein Civic Centre”.

Area(s) of Interest

African-American Literature - Racism and sexism; internalised racism/sexism; the plight of the Other/the Pariah

Modern Poetry - In particular the poetry of Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, as well as the influence of Edna St Vincent Millay on these poets

Black Consciousness - Theories of especially Frantz Fanon; black struggle poetry

Courses Presented

ENG224: An introduction to linguistics; Prose fiction in English

ENG214: An introduction to sociolinguistics; Drama and poetry in English

ENGA6834: Contemporary poetry

ENGE6844: Contemporary literary identities: race, gender and the self

ENGF6864: The literary and cultural politics of abuse

ENGL6808: Research methodology and research essay in literature

FACULTY CONTACT

T: +27 51 401 2240 or humanities@ufs.ac.za

Postgraduate:
Marizanne Cloete: +27 51 401 2592

Undergraduate:
Katlego Mabulana: +27 51 401 2495
Juanita Hlongwane: +27 51 401 3269

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