PH.D, University of Pittsburgh, 1990
OFFICE: 457 Millett Hall
Wright State University
Dayton, OH 45435
PHONE: (937) 775-2070
Research Interests: Gender, Nation, Post-Colonial Literature and Film
"R. K. Narayan, Raja Rao and Modern English Discourse in Colonial India," Literature of the Indian Subcontinent, ed. A. Sagar. Spec. Issue of Modern Fiction Studies 39.1 (Spring 1993): 169-186. Under Alpana Sharma Knippling.
(Ed.) New Immigrant Literatures in the United States (Greenwood Press, 1996). Under Alpana Sharma Knippling.
“Self (En)Gendered in Ideology: Pratibha Parmar’s Bhangra Jig and Sari Red,” Journal for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society 1.2 (Fall 1996): 119-124. Under Alpana Sharma Knippling.
“Body Matters: The Politics of Provocation in Mira Nair’s Films,” Quarterly Review of Film and Video 18.1 (2001): 91-103.“In-Between Modernity: Toru Dutt (1856-1877) from a Postcolonial Perspective,” Women's “Experience” of Modernity, 1875-1945, ed. A. Ardis and L. Lewis (Johns Hopkins Press, 2003).
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“Towards a Pedagogy of Counterculture/Countering Culture: Globalization and the Case of Asian American Literature," Learning from Seattle, ed. I. Szeman, Spec. Issue of Review of Education/Pedagogy/Cultural Studies 24.1/2 (2002): 77-89.
"Paradise Lost in Mission Kashmir: Global Terrorism, Local Insurgencies, and the Question of Kashmir in Indian Cinema," Quarterly Review of Film and Video 25.2 (2008): 124-13. (Electronic version - pdf)
Teaching Interests: Post-Colonial Literature, Film, and Theory; Women's Literature from the Indian Subcontinent and Africa; Feminist Theory