Essaka Joshua

Essaka Joshua is Director of the College Seminar and a concurrent Teaching Professor in the College Seminar and the Department of English. Essaka is also the Director of the Disability Studies Forum. Her work focuses on British literature of the Romantic and Victorian eras, specializing in the 1790s, disability studies, and concepts of the body. Professor Joshua's Gender Studies work includes Pygmalion and Galatea: The History of a Narrative in English Literature (2001), which explores concepts of the ideal female body in the reception of the myth of Pygmalion and Galatea.
Select Courses: Beauty, Disability and the Novel, Seduction and the 1790s Novel
Department of English bio   ejoshua@nd.edu   574-631-7662

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