Assistant professor; Graduate Faculty; Undergraduate Instructor
Jackman Humanities Building, Room 919Email: email@example.com
Office Hours and/or Leave Status: Tuesdays 3-4:30pmDegrees:
Ph.D. Brown University, M.A. Brown University, M.A. Delhi University, B.A. Gujarat UniversityRijuta Mehta’s
research focuses on postcolonial literature, visual culture, and critical theory. She is completing a book manuscript that examines anti-colonialism, close reading, and photographic histories in twentieth-century South Asia. Her work is published in South Asian Film and Media, Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies
, and forthcoming in The Journal of Middle Eastern Women's Studies
and The Abject Objection: Essays on the Abject, the Comic, and Ordinary Resistance in the Vernacular Arts
“Anticolonial Folly and the Reversals of Repatriation.” In Abjection Incorporated: Mediating the Politics of Pleasure and Violence, 140–63. Duke UP, 2020.
“Living with the Other Half: Slum Specials on Reality TV .” Studies in South Asian Film and Media 4, no. 1 (2012): 39–59.
Review of Dissonant Archives: Contemporary Visual Culture and Contested Narratives in the Middle East. Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 14, no. 3 (2018): 348–50.