Dissertation Advisor(s): Josephine Park
"Difficult Work: The Politics of Counter-Professionalism in Post-1945 Transnational American Fiction"
Assistant Professor of English, Gettysburg College
Kalyan Nadiminti works on twentieth and twenty-first century global Anglophone literatures, with a particular focus on South Asian Anglophone and North African diasporic literatures. They are currently an Assistant Professor of English at Gettysburg College and are working on a monograph titled Provincializing 9/11: Terror and Human Rights in Global Anglophone Literature and Culture. The project contends that Global South writers construct literary genealogies of terror to interrogate the mythic status of 9/11 as a foundational event in global histories of terrorism in genres ranging from memoirs, poetry, novels, and graphic novels. Kalyan's work has appeared in NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction, Journal of Asian American Studies, Textual Practice, South Asia Review, and Los Angeles Review of Books. They teach courses on human rights, political theory, race. labor, and Global South literatures.