Ania Loomba
Catherine Bryson Professor of English
Fisher-Bennett Hall 242
215-898-6326

office hours:

Fall 2014 office hours Tu and Thu 1.30 - 2.30

Ania Loomba received her BA (Hons.), M. A., and M. Phil. degrees from the University of Delhi, India, and her Ph. D. from the University of Sussex, UK. She researches and teaches early modern literature, histories of race and colonialism, postcolonial studies, feminist theory, and contemporary Indian literature and culture. She currently holds the Catherine Bryson Chair in the English department. She is also faculty in Comparative Literature, South Asian Studies, and Women's Studies, and her courses are regularly cross-listed with these programs.

Her writings include Gender, Race, Renaissance Drama (Manchester University Press; 1989; Oxford University Press, 1992) Colonialism/ Postcolonialism (Routledge, 1998; second edition, 2005; with Italian, Turkish, Japanese, Swedish and Indonesian editions) and Shakespeare, Race, and Colonialism (Oxford University Press, 2002). She has co-edited Post-colonial Shakespeares (Routledge, 1998); Postcolonial Studies and Beyond (Duke University Press, 2005), and Race in Early Modern England: A Documentary Companion (Palgrave, 2007). She is series editor (with David Johnson of the Open University, UK) of Postcolonial Literary Studies (Edinburgh University Press).

Her latest publications are a collection of essays South Asian Feminisms (co-edited with Ritty A. Lukose, Duke University Press, 2012) [http://southasianfeminisms.wordpress.com/] and a critical edition of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra (Norton, 2011) [http://books.wwnorton.com/books/Antony-and-Cleopatra/]

She is currently working on the lives of left-wing Indian women of the 1940s and 1950s, and co-editing (with Melissa Sanchez) Rethinking Feminism: Gender, Race and Sexuality in the Early Modern World.

last updated 2014/08/26

Publications

Courses Taught

Spring 2015

English
294.401

Fall 2014

English
103.402

Fall 2013

English
103.402

Spring 2013

Fall 2012

Spring 2012

English
101.401
English
800.301

Fall 2011

English
395.401

Spring 2011

English
093.401
English
231.301

Fall 2010

English
769.401

Spring 2009

English
101.001
English
800.301

Fall 2008

English
016.402

Spring 2008

English
800.301

Fall 2007

English
231.301

Spring 2006

Fall 2005

Spring 2005

English
231.301
English
595.401

Spring 2004

English
293.401

Fall 2003

Spring 2003

English
293.301

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