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Pamela Eapen

South Africa & Rhodes University, 2019

Pam is an MA Candidate in Literary Studies at the University Currently Known As Rhodes. She's a tutor of 2nd year English Literature students, who freelances as an editor.

She graduated with a Joint BA Honours (cum laude) in English Literature and Chinese Studies in 2019; and with a BA (cum laude) majoring in Linguistics, English, and Chinese Studies in 2018.

At present, she's working on a Masters proposal discussing oral narratives of arrival within the Malayalee diasporic community in South Africa. Her research falls under the Intersecting Diasporas Group research project, which is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Pam is particularly passionate about promoting the stage presence of African languages on online learning platforms, and in promoting multilingualism and diversity in university spaces. She also believes in compassionate teaching, and in facilitating spaces of wholesome engagement.

She posts comedic sketches on Instagram and draws caricatures of her friends in her spare time. She may also occasionally burst into song.

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