Trisha Federis Remetir is a doctoral student and Teaching Fellow in the Department of English & Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Trisha graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 2012 with a B.A. in English literature. Her honors thesis project, funded by the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) grant, examined aesthetics of trauma in contemporary American literature. After graduation, Trisha won a 2012-13 Fulbright Teaching Assistantship award for the Czech Republic, where she taught English language and literature to Czech students.
At UNC Chapel Hill, Trisha is interested in contemporary literature, decolonial feminisms, and migrancy. She has delivered a paper at the 2012 ACLA conference entitled "The Trauma Narrative Economy in Teju Cole's Open City," in which she approached formal representations of trauma from a global and postcolonial framework.
Lastly, Trisha is a creative nonfiction writer and avid collector of zines and ephemera. She has co-edited a literary zine community called Oatmeal Magazine and manages a portable zine library in the Triangle called Zinesboro. Her creative writing has been published on The Missing Slate and Cal Literature and Arts Magazine.
B.A. in English at University of California, Berkeley, 2012.
Fulbright Teaching Assistantship, Czech Republic, 2012-13.