Prof Jade Munslow Ong

School of Arts, Media and Creative Technologies

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Contact Details

200B Crescent House, University of Salford, M54WT

Current positions

Professor World Literatures in English


I completed my BA, MA and PhD at the University of Manchester. I joined the University of Salford in 2013.

I am currently Principal Investigator on the AHRC-funded project 'South African Modernism 1880-2020' (Jan 2021-Apr 2024).

I am a BBC / AHRC New Generation Thinker (2022) and appear regularly on BBC Radio 3.

Areas of Research

Olive Schreiner and her circles, fin de si├Ęcle literatures and cultures, colonial and postcolonial texts and contexts (particularly from Southern Africa), world literature, postcolonial ecocriticism, animals and the environment in literature, global modernisms.


As module convenor: World Literature and the Environment (level 5); Post/colonial African Literatures (level 6); Dissertations (level 6); Writing Sex and Gender (MA).

Teaching: Discovering Literature (level 4); Victorian Literature (level 5); Theory, Text, Writing (MA); Regional and World Literatures (MA); Professional Practice (MA); Dissertations (MA).

I currently supervise PhD theses on Victorian and global literatures, and would welcome applications relating to any of my research interests