Reading India Now
Professor of English
Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Location: Agnes Arnold Hall, Room 444
Lunch will be provided
RSVP by October 1, 2019 to Dr. Bhavya Tiwari
Ulka Anjaria is a professor in the Department of English at Brandeis University, where she teaches and researches South Asian literatures and film, with a focus on India. Her first book was a study of progressive writing, a movement that became dominant in mid-20th century India. Her second book considers the relationship of contemporary (2000 and beyond) Indian literature and film to new politics in India. She recently published a book on Bollywood cinema titled Reading India Now: Contemporary Formations in Literature and Popular Culture (2019).