Sasha Panaram, Graduate Student of Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies and African & African American Studies and English  

Sasha Panaram

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African American Literature
American Literature

BA, Georgetown University, 2013

Sasha Panaram is a PhD candidate in English at Duke University, where she studies conditions of belonging, creative expressions of loss, and enactments of fugitivity in black diasporic literature. Her dissertation explores fictional and critical renderings of the Middle Passage by black women in black diasporic literature and culture. At Duke, she also pursues certificates in African and African American Studies, Gender Sexuality, & Feminist Studies, and College Teaching. 

She received her BA from Georgetown University where she majored in English and minored in Theology, and Education, Inquiry, and Justice.