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Kaushik Ramu

2021 Ph.D. Graduate
Dissertation Advisor(s): Paul Saint-Amour
"Scaling Naïveté: Deep Time and the Slow Bourgeoisie"

Kaushik Ramu is a doctoral candidate in the Program in Comparative Literature & Literary Theory. He studies twentieth-century Global Anglophone and South Asian literature. His dissertation explores some instances of fictional naïveté in relation to crises of capitalist modernity. He's interested in formalism's crossing with mental difference; Marxism and the novel; and ecocriticism and world literature as problems of scale and method.

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Courses Taught

summer 2019

ENGL 103.900 Narrative Across Cultures  

spring 2018

ENGL 277.401 World Literature  

fall 2015

summer 2015

ENGL 075.910 Science and Literature