Eugenia Ossana

Eugenia Ossana is currently a lecturer at the University of Zaragoza, Spain. She holds a PhD in Contemporary Nigerian Literature and MA degrees in Advanced English Studies in Contemporary Literature and Cinema and Secondary Education, both from the University of Zaragoza. She also has a Mass Media Production degree from the University of Córdoba, Argentina.

She has been a lecturer at the University of Distance Education (UNED), in Spain. Her main research interests include Decoloniality Theory from the Global Social South, contemporary West-African literature —especially Nigerian, Cameroonian and Ghanaian— African-centred feminisms, ecocriticism as well as Africanfuturist narratives. Presently, she is a member of the research team “Literature Of(f) Limits: Pluriversal Cosmologies and Relational Identities in Present-Day Writing in English” from the University of Zaragoza.

List of recent publications:

Ossana, Eugenia (2021). Precolonial Igbo Voices in Akwaeke Emezi’s Freshwater (2018): A Palimpsestic Search for ‘Home'. Madrid: Complutense Journal of English Studies, Vol. 29.

Ossana, Eugenia (2021). Embracing Darkness and Silence: A Cognitive Reading of Trauma in A Small Silence (2019) by Jumoke Verissimo. Oviedo: Atlantis, Journal for the Spanish Association for Anglo-American Studies.

Associate member
University of Zaragoza