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Shailja Sharma

  • ssharma@depaul.edu
  • Associate Professor and Associate Dean of LAS
  • International Studies
  • Faculty
  • 773.325.7838
  • 990 West Fullerton Ave, Office 4210

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
Postcolonial theory and literature, migration and diaspora, South Asia, citizenship studies, race, forced migration and displacement.

COURSES TAUGHT
International Studies:
INT 404 - Migration and Forced Migration
INT 591 - Thesis Research I: Proposal Development
INT 368 - Topics in Global Culture: Maghrebi Immigration and Literature (Study Abroad to Morocco)
INT 206 - Identities and Boundaries
INT 204  - Cultural Analysis

English:
ENG 350  -  Modern British Literature
ENG 382 - Major Authors
ENG 389 - Topics in Comparative Literature

EDUCATION
Refugee Study Center, Oxford University, Summer, 2008
SUNY Stony Brook, Ph.D, 1994
Delhi University, M.A., 1987.
Indraprastha College, Delhi University, B.A. (Hons.), 1985

PUBLICATIONS
Curriculum Vitae of Shailja Sharma

Books and Book Chapters:
(Forthcoming) In the Hyphen of the Nation-State. Manchester University Press, 2016.

“Le rôle de la mémoire et du trauma dans la creation de citoyens-sujets minoritaires” in Postcolonial Studies: Modes d’emploi eds. Collectif Write Back, Lyons: Presses Universitaires de Lyon, 2013, 445-466.

New Cosmopolitanisms: South Asians in the US. Co-edited with Gita Rajan. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006.

Articles:
“Debating Hybridity” in Neocolonial Mentalities in Contemporary Europe?: Language and Discourse in the Construction of Identities eds. Guido Rings and Anne Ife, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press,  2008, 35-47.

“Marketing Success, Defining Ethnicity: South Asian Print Media in the U.S.” South Asian Popular Culture 5:2 (2007) 179-191.

'Precious Gift/Piece of Shit' Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses and the Revenge of History in Scandalous Fictions: The Twentieth Century Novel in the Public Sphere eds. Morrison and Watkins, Basingstoke: Blackwell, 2006, 136-149.