Sheila Giffen

Sheila Giffen is a PhD candidate in the Department of English at UBC and the recipient of a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. Originally from Montreal, she earned her BA from McGill University and her MA from UBC. Drawing on insights from postcolonial studies, queer theory and critical race studies, her proposed dissertation analyses evocations of the sacred in transnational HIV/AIDS narratives from the U.S. and South Africa.

Last updated: May 5, 2024