Professor Vinay Dharwadker (Affiliated)

1230 Van Hise Hall
+1 (608) 262 0524
University of Chicago
Ph. D.
Specialties/Research Interests: 

Indian and South Asian literatures; Hindi,Marathi,India-English literatures; religious poetry,bhakti literature; poetry, poetics; fiction,narrative theory; colonialism,postcoloniasm; translation studies; cultural studies, popular culture; modern theory; modernities,modernisms, globalization, and cosmopolitanism.

Current Projects: 

Bilingual Cosmopolitans: Modernist Poets in the Postcolony
Indian Modernisms: Writing, Innovation, and Reform
Histories and Theories of Modernity
Cosmopolitan Conditions

Recent Publications: 

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture,Vol.6: Asia and Pacific Oceania, co-editor (2007).

Kabir: The Weaver's Songs (Penguin Classics, 2003,2005).

"The Historical Formation of Indian-English Literature," in Literary Cultures in History (California, 2003).

Cosmopolitan Geographies: New Locations in Literature and Culture (Routledge, 2001).

The Collected Essays of A. K. Ramanujan (Oxford, 1999).

"Print Culture and Literary Markets in Colonial India," in Language Machines (Routledge,1997).

Global Voices: Contemporary Literature from the Non-Western World (Prentice Hall, 1995).

The Oxford Anthology of Modern Indian Poetry (1994).

Sunday at the Lodi Gardens, poems (Viking, 1994).

Essays in Translation Theory (2006),Comparative Literature Studies (2002),English Postcoloniality (1996),Orientalism and the Postcolonial Predicament (1993), Critical Inquiry (1992).

Poetry in Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets (2008),Confronting Love (2005),Kenyon Review (2003), London Magazine (1997), Hudson Review (1987).

Translations in Language for a New Century (2007), World Poetry (1998), Religions of India in Practice (1995), Chicago Review (1992), Tri-Quarterly (1990).