Kim Rostan


About Me


B.A., English and Environmental Public Policy

Duke University

M.A., English, concentration in 20th Century Literature

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ph.D., English, distributed minor completed in the Departments of African Languages and Literature, African Art History, and Afro-American Studies. 

Dissertation: “Expectation: World Witnessing and the Poetics of Justice”

This year, I am excited to be joining the exceptionally talented and lively Wofford community. I look forward to teaching a variety of new courses here, including: World Literatures in English; Race, Gender, Empire; the Literature of Witnessing and Human Rights; Fiction and Trauma; the African Novel; African Women Writers; Magical Realism; Travel Writing and Ethics; Critical Theory; Cosmopolitan Metafiction, and the Writing of the Holocaust.

Kimberly A. Rostan

Assistant Professor of English

Spring 2009

  1. ENGL102H

  2. ENGL102K

  3. ENGL497A



CPO 42

Wofford College

429 North Church Street

Spartanburg, SC