Amitava Kumar

Amitava Kumar

Professor Kumar is one of the important, exciting new voices in global cultural studies and postcolonial theory. An Associate Professor of Literature at Penn State University, he is a poet, literary critic, journalist, filmmaker and photographer. He is author and editor of books of poetry, politics, teaching, cultural studies, and radical aesthetics. His recent book Passport Photos (U California Berkeley, 2000) is a multigenre book on immigration on postcoloniality. He has taught at SUNY Syracuse, U Minnesota, and Yale, and he has won a number of fellowships and awards, including a documentary film award for his film Pure Chutney.

on the web:

Sat., March 9, 2:30 p.m.

Professor Kumar on "The Death of the Author Library: A Postcolonial Memoir." Student Union, rm. 212. Free and open to the public.


The 11th Annual Cultural Studies Symposium at Kansas State University

Keynote speakers: Bruce Robbins, Lawrence Grossberg, Amitava Kumar, Ginu Kamani and Joel Barraquiel Tan

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