Prof. Priyamvada Gopal to Address Department this Thursday

Prof. Priyamvada Gopal

Please join the English Department as we welcome Prof. Priyamvada Gopal, of the University of Cambridge, on Thursday, Feb. 10 from 4-6 pm in Rome 771. The title of Prof. Gopal’s talk is “Is Feminism Bad for Multiculturalism? Gender, Cultural Identity and Literary Controversy”

Prof. Gopal is the author of two books, Literary Radicalism in India (Routledge, 2005) and The Indian English Novel: Nation, History and Narration (Oxford University Press, 2009).  She also reviews books and writes for newspapers like The Guardian, The Hindu, and Outlook (the weekly Indian newsmagazine) on politics and culture.  She has also co-edited, with Neil Lazarus, After Iraq: Reframing Postcolonial Studies, a special issue of the journal New Formations.

Prof. Gopal’s talk is co-sponsored by English and Women’s Studies, and organized by English Prof. Kavita Daiya.

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