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Kalpana Rahita Seshadri

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B.A., St. Francis College
Ph.D., Tufts University

Stokes Hall S477
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Phone: 617-552-0598
Fax: 617-552-4220

Academic Profile

Specializes in Postcolonial Studies and theories of contemporary Globalization and relations of power. She teaches courses pertaining to British colonialism, colonial literature and non-western literatures in English. Her research field is the Philosophy of Race, focusing on questions of subjectivity, ethics, language and law. Courses include Global Englishes; Debates and Issues in Postcolonial Studies; British Literature and Postcolonial Criticism, Fictions of Empire.  She currently serves on the Editorial Board of the PMLA, and co-chairs the Board of Directors of the GCWS at MIT.  

Selected Publications


Selected Essays


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