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MemberRituparna Mitra

Rituparna Mitra is a Visiting Assistant Professor at James Madison College. She looks at the affective and material aspects of violence and memory in contemporary South Asia. Her publications include “‘A Powerful Sense of Inhabitance’: Lyric, Memory and Enduring Community in South Asia” in Beyond Partition: Mediascapes and Literature in Post-colonial India, Pakistan and Bangladesh (forthcoming) and “Affective Histories and Partition Narratives in South Asia” in The Postcolonial World (2016). Rituparna teaches courses on Global Anglophone literature, postcolonial theory, displacement and migration, and gender and ethnicity, and trauma studies, drawing on comparativist, transnational, and interdisciplinary frameworks.

MemberWeihsin Gui

I am Associate Professor of English at the University of California-Riverside, where I am a member of the Southeast Asian Studies program, SEATRiP (Southeast Asia Theater, Ritual, and Performance). I research and teach global anglophone literatures (South Asia and Southeast Asia) from a postcolonial perspective and also work on contemporary British literature. I am the current contributor for Southeast Asia in the “New Literatures” section of the Year’s Work in English Studies. If you would like a copy of any of my journal articles or book chapters, please do not hesitate to contact me by email (weihsing@ucr.edu).