Gendered Spectre: Trauma, Cultural Memory and the Indian Partition
A lecture by Prof. Radhika Mohanram
Monday, October 31, 20114:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Los Angeles, CA 90095
About the Speaker
Radhika Mohanram teaches postcolonial cultural studies at Cardiff University in the English Department and the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory. She is the author of Imperial White: Race, Diaspora and the British Empire (Minnesota, 2007), Black Body: Women, Colonialism, and Space (Minnesota 1999), and the co-editor of three volumes: Shifting Continents/Colliding Cultures: Diaspora Writing of the Subcontinent (Rodopi 2000),Postcolonial Discourse and Changing Cultural Contexts: Theory and Criticism (Greenwood 1996) and English Postcoloniality: Literatures from Around the World (Greenwood 1995). With Ralph Crane she has edited and introduced a series of Anglo-Indian novels by A.E.W Mason, Margaret Wilson, Maud Diver and Charles E. Pearce for Oxford University Press. She is currently working on two projects on Anglo-India and the Indian partition. Her most recent book is Imperialism as Diaspora (forthcoming, Liverpool UP). She is also working on a pilot community project collecting memories of the 1947 and 1971 South Asian partitions in South Wales.
Sponsored by the Postcolonial Literature and Theory Colloquium