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Amit R. Baishya

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Amit R. Baishya

Amit R. Baishya

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies for the English Department


Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2010

Amit R. Baishya specializes in postcolonial literature and cultural studies. He teaches courses on postcolonial literature/theory, world literature, cinema, comic books, and popular culture (including courses on zombie cultures and mutants). He is currently completing a book manuscript on violence, terror, and survival in post-1980 fictions from northeast India. He also translates short stories and novels from Assamese to English. Planned future projects include a book on cultural memories of the Japanese invasion during World War II in northeast India. 

Office: Cate 2, Room 334

Research and Teaching Interests:
Postcolonial literature; cultural studies; film

Please click here to access Prof. Baishya's curriculum vitae.