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1. HIGHER EDUCATION
1997 Ph.D., English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
1989 M.A., English, University of Virginia
1987 B.A., English, University of the South
2. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
|Università di Torino||Fall 2010||Visiting Professor||Masters Program in U.S. Studies||N/A|
|The Graduate Center/CUNY||2011 – Present||Professor||English||Tenured|
|College of Staten Island/CUNY||2011 – Present||Professor||English||Tenured|
|The Graduate Center/CUNY||2007 – Present||Associate Professor||English||Tenured|
|College of Staten Island/CUNY||2006 – Present||Associate Professor||English||Tenured|
|College of Staten Island/CUNY||2001 – 2005||Assistant Professor||English||Untenured|
|University of Iowa||1997-2000||Assistant Professor||English||Untenured|
3. ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL HONORS
|2012||Fulbright Specialist Scholar|
|2011||Fellow, Mellon Committee on Science Studies, Graduate Center/CUNY|
|2009||Fellow, Center for Place, Culture, and Politics, Graduate Center/CUNY|
|2008||President’s Research Award, CSI|
|Great Issues Forum Faculty Fellow, Graduate Center/CUNY|
|2006||Mellon Fellow, Center for the Humanities, CUNY Grad Center|
|2004||Fellow, Center for Place, Culture, and Politics, CUNY Grad Center|
|2003||Faculty Publications Program Grant, CUNY|
|2002||Fellow, Center for Place, Culture, and Politics, CUNY Grad Center|
4. PEER-REVIEWED GRANTS
|Funding Agency||Title of Proposal or Award||Amount||Date Submitted||PI or Co-PI|
|PSC-CUNY## 65165-00 43
|Carbon Colonialism||$3.385||February 2012||PI|
|Mellon Committee, Graduate Center/CUNY||The Movement for Climate Justice||$24,000||March 2011||PI|
|PSC-CUNY #64471-0042||A Radical History of Twentieth Century British Literature||$5,940||Oct. 2010||PI|
|Center for the Humanities, Graduate Center/CUNY||The Paradoxes of Sustainability seminar||$2,000||Mar. 2010||Co-PI|
|PSC-CUNY #623030040||City Culture and Imperialism||$3,990||Oct. 2009||PI|
|Center for Place, Culture, & Politics, Graduate Center/CUNY||Fellow||$3,990||2009-2010||PI|
|President’s Research Award||City Culture and Imperialism||$2,000||2008||PI|
|PSC-CUNY #610760039||The Country and the City||$3,750||Oct. 2008||PI|
|Center for the Humanities, CUNY Graduate Center||Great Issues Forum Faculty Fellow||$8,000||2008-2009||PI|
|PSC-CUNY #673350036||Mongrel Nation||$3,840||Oct. 2005||PI|
|Mellon Foundation||Mellon Fellow, Center for the Humanities, CUNY Graduate Center||$70,000||2005-2006||PI|
|Center for Place, Culture, and Politics, CUNY Graduate Center||Faculty Fellow||$4,000||2004-2005||PI|
|PSC-CUNY #651440034||Mayibuye: Television and Democratization in South Africa||$4,018||Oct. 2003||PI|
|Faculty Publications Program Grant, CUNY||$4,000||2003||PI|
|Center for Place, Culture, and Politics, CUNY Graduate Center||Faculty Fellow||$4,000||2002-2003||PI|
|PSC-CUNY #600263233||Mayibuye: Television and Democratization in South Africa||$4,500||Oct. 2002||PI|
|College of Staten Island/CUNY||Dean’s Summer Salary Grant||$2,000||Oct. 2002||PI|
|College of Staten Island/CUNY||Dean’s Reassigned Time Grant||$4,000||Oct. 2002||PI|
|University of Iowa||Stanley Research in Africa Grant||$3,000||Oct. 2000||PI|
|University of Iowa||Arts and Humanities Initiative Grant||$4,000||Oct. 2000||PI|
|University of Iowa||Old Gold Summer Fellowship||$2,000||Dec. 2000||PI|
|University of Iowa||Dean’s Summer Travel Grant||$2,000||Mar. 2000||PI|
|University of Iowa||International Programs Faculty Seminar Grant||$4,000||Oct. 1999||PI|
|University of Iowa||C.I.F.R.E. Grant||$2,000||Oct. 1998||PI|
|University of Iowa||Miller Trust Fund Travel Grant||$2,000||Oct. 1998||PI|
|University of Iowa||International Travel Grant||$2,000||Oct. 1997||PI|
|University of Iowa||Old Gold Summer Fellowship||$3,000||Oct. 1997|
|University of Iowa||nTITLE Program on the Use of Computer Technology in Teaching||$1,500||Oct. 1997|
5. REFEREED PUBLICATIONS
The Routledge Concise History of Twentieth-Century British Literature (Routledge, forthcoming 2013).
Mongrel Nation: Diasporic Culture and the Making of Postcolonial Britain (University of Michigan Press, 2007).
Co-editor with Omar Dahbour, Heather Gautney, and Neil Smith, Democracy, States, and the Struggle for Global Justice (Routledge, 2009).
Co-editor with Malini Johar Schueller, Dangerous Professors: Academic Freedom and the National Security Campus (University of Michigan Press, 2009).
Co-editor with Malini Johar Schueller, Exceptional State: Contemporary U.S. Culture and the New Imperialism (Duke University Press, 2007).
Guest Editor, special issue on “Imperial Ecologies,” new formations 69 (Autumn, 2010).
Co-editor with Malini Johar Schueller, special issue on “The Perils of Academic Freedom,” Social Text 90 (Summer 2007).
Co-editor with Brent Hayes Edwards, special issue on “Global Cities of the South,” Social Text 81 (Winter 2004).
“New World Disorder: Black Hawk Down and the Eclipse of U.S. Military Humanism in Africa,” African Studies Review 54.2 (September 2011), 177-194.
“Calypso Circuits: Trans-Atlantic Popular Culture and the Gendering of Black Nationalism,” Popular Music and Society 34.3 (July 2011), 277-291.
“Extract from a Report on the Origins of the Present Crisis,” Women’s Studies Quarterly 39.1/2 (Spring/Summer 2011), 332-341.
“Academic Freedom and the Digital Revolution in Publishing,” The AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom 1 (2010).
“New Enclosures,” new formations 69 (Autumn 2010).
“Climate Justice: The Emerging Movement Against Green Capitalism,” South Atlantic Quarterly 109.2 (Spring 2010), 313-338.
“Cargo Culture: Literature in an Age of Mass Displacement,” Women’s Studies Quarterly 38.1/2 (Spring/Summer 2010).
“Environment,” Social Text 100 (Fall 2009).
“The People You Don’t See: Immigration and Gender in Monica Ali’s Brick Lane,” ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 40.1 (January 2009): 124-141.
“Surplus City: Self-Fashioning, Structural Adjustment, and Urban Insurrection in Chris Abani’s Graceland,” Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 11.1 (2009): 16-34.
“The Rise of the Black Internationale: Anti-Imperialist Activism and Aesthetics in Britain during the 1930s,” Atlantic Studies (2009).
“The Ecology of Imperialism,” English Studies 5 (2008): 117-129.
“MOUT Camp: The U.S. Military Prepares for a Century of Urban Warfare,” Social Text (Summer 2007).
“Another University is Possible: Academic Labor, the Ideology of Scarcity, and the Fight for Workplace Democracy,” Workplace (Spring 2007).
“Greening the Campus: Politics and Pedagogy of the Student Environmental Movement,” Radical Teacher (March 2007).
“Crisis At Columbia: Area Studies, Academic Freedom, and Contingent Labor in the Contemporary Academy,” Social Text 90 (Summer 2007).
“Linton Kwesi Johnson’s Dub Poetry and the Political Aesthetics of Carnival,” Small Axe 21 (2006).
“The Return of Limits: Peak Oil and the Fate of American Suburbia,” New Politics 11.2 (Fall 2006).
“’Love Music, Hate Racism’: The Cultural Politics of the Rock Against Racism Campaigns, 1976-1981,” Postmodern Culture, http://www.iath.virginia.edu/pmc, 16.1 (September 2005).
“Documenting the Trauma of Apartheid: Long Night’s Journey into Day and South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission,” Screen 46.4 (Winter 2005).
“Bollywood Flashback: South Asian Music and British Youth Culture,” South Asian Popular Culture 3.2 (October 2005): 161-176.
“Hannibal’s Children: Immigration and Anti-Racist Youth Subcultures in Contemporary Italy,” Cultural Critique (Winter 2005): 165-186.
“Squatters, Space, and Belonging in the Underdeveloped City,” Social Text 81 (Winter 2005): 17-34.
“Caryl Phillips’s The Nature of Blood and the Modalities of European Racism,” Postcolonial Studies 7.1 (Apr 2004): 83-105.
“Desi Remix: The Plural Dance Cultures of New York’s South Asian Diaspora,” Jouvert 7.1, http://social.chass.ncsu.edu/jouvert, Fall 2002, (20 manuscript pages).
“‘Dub Mentality:’ South Asian Hip Hop and the State,” Social Semiotics 12.1 (April 2002): 27-44.
“Surveillance Sites: Digital Media and the Dual Society in Keith Piper’s Relocating the Remains,” Postmodern Culture, http://www.iath.virginia.edu/pmc, Sept. 2001.
“Crossing ‘The Line:’ A Case-Study in South African Media and Democracy,” Television and New Media 2.2 (May 2001): 117-132.
CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
“Mapping the Trackless Sea: The Political Ecology of Flow in Allan Sekula and Noël Burch’s The Forgotten Space,” Critical Landscapes: Art and the Politics of Land Use (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2013).
“The Noughty British Novel,” The Blackwell Companion to the English Novel (Boston, MA: Blackwell, 2013), eds. Stephen Arata, J. Paul Hunter, and Jennifer Wicke.
“Do It Yourself, Academia?” in The Social Media Reader (New York: New York University Press, 2012), ed. Michael Mandiberg.
“Another Country: The Postcolonial State, Environmentality, and Landless People’s Movements,” in Democracy, States, and the Struggle for Global Justice (Routledge, 2009), eds., Omar Dahbour, Ashley Dawson, Heather Gautney, and Neil Smith.
“Introduction: New Spatial Scales of Democracy,” in Democracy, States, and the Struggle for Global Justice (Routledge, 2009), eds., Omar Dahbour, Ashley Dawson, Heather Gautney, and Neil Smith.
“NYC: Academic Labor Town?” with Penny Lewis, in The University Against Itself: The NYU Strike and the Future of the Academic Workplace, eds., Monika Krause, Mary Nolan, Mike Palm, and Andrew Ross (Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2008).
“Introduction,” with Malini Johar Schueller, Dangerous Professors.
“New Modes of Anti-Imperialism,” Exceptional State: Contemporary U.S. Culture and the New Imperialism, eds., Ashley Dawson and Malini Johar Schueller.
“Introduction,” Exceptional State: Contemporary U.S. Culture and the New Imperialism (co-written with Malini Johar Schueller).
“Geography of Fear: Crime and the Transformation of Public Space in Post-Apartheid South Africa,” Public Space, ed. Neil Smith (New York: Routledge, 2005): 123-142.
“Documenting Democratization: New Media Practices in Post-Apartheid South Africa.” Media in Transition, ed. David Thorburn (Boston, MA: MIT Press, 2003): 225-244.
“Queercore: Skinhead Eroticism and Queer Agency,” Reading Rock’n'Roll, eds. Kevin Dettmar and Bill Richey (New York: Columbia University Press, 1999): 125-145.
“The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994” (Museum of Modern Art, New York), Radical History Review 87 (Fall 2003): 226-237.
Promised Land: Competing Visions of Agrarian Reform, eds. Peter Rosset, Raj Patel, Michael Courville, New Politics 11.4 (Winter 2008).
Women and Labour in Late Colonial India: The Bengal Jute Industry, by Samita Sen. International Journal of Hindu Studies 6, 2 (2002).
Cultural Marxism in Postwar Britain: History, the New Left, and the Origins of Cultural Studies, by Dennis Dworkin. Cultural Studies 13, 3 (July 1999).
The First Indian Author in English: Dean Mahomed (1759-1851 in India, Ireland, and England, by Michael H. Fisher. International Journal of Hindu Studies 2, 1 (1998).
Curated e-forums on the Social Text website:
- Climate justice (Winter 2011)
- After Copenhagen (Winter 2010).
- Social networking and the disputed elections in Iran (Fall 2009).
- Academic publishing (Winter 2009).
“We Get More Ambitious:’ An Interview with Wu Ming,” Social Text online October 2009, www.socialtextjournal.org.
“How To Win Friends, Influence People, and Survive in Academia,” Social Text publishing forum, January 2009, www.socialtextonline.org
“Towards a New Green Deal,” Susan George interviewed by Ashley Dawson, Transitional Institute, July 7, 2008, www.tni.org
“The Return of Limits,” New Politics online, 2006, www.wpunj.edu
6. OTHER PUBLICATIONS
“Teenage Wasteland” (short story), Staten Island Noir, ed. Patricia Smith (New York: Akashic Books, forthcoming).
“The Great Game,” Time, Trade and Travel, Exhibition Catalogue, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam
“Durban and the Closing Door: Climate Apartheid,” Counterpunch, December 26, 2011, www.counterpunch.org
“Extreme Extraction: When Ecological Chickens Come Home to Roost,” Counterpunch, September 9, 2011, www.counterpunch.org
“London’s Burning: Inside the Tottenham Uprising,” Counterpunch (August 9, 2011)
“The Return of the Bread Riot: Resisting the Globalization of Food,” Counterpunch, December 20, 2007, www.counterpunch.org
“Autonomania,” The Graduate Center Advocate (November, 2009).
“Why We Need a Green New Deal,” The Graduate Center Advocate (October, 2008).
“Who’s Afraid of Wolfowitz: Disastrous Lending Policies with Goodfellas Style at the World Bank,” Counterpunch, May 16, 2007, www.counterpunch.org
Regular blog entries at my website: www.ashleydawson.info
Regular blog entries, Social Text website: www.socialtextonline.org
Bi-weekly blog for the Great Issues Forum, Humanities Center, City University of New York, 2008-2009, <www.greatissuesforum.org>.
“Against Left Neo-Liberalism”
“Making a Spectacle of Themselves”
“Oh Bondage, Up Yours!”
“Redemptive Violence is an Oxymoron”
“Arise, You Digital Serfs”
7. IN PROGRESS
Climate Justice Now!
Postcolonial Noir: The Prose and Politics of Counterinsurgency
“Dead Planet: Apocalyptic and Post-apocalyptic Fiction,” Special Issue of American Book Review (forthcoming, 2012).
“After Life: Margaret Atwood’s The Year of the Flood and the Specter of Eco-Apocalypse,” Social Text (under review).
Editor, Why Boycott Israel?: A Dossier on Palestine Today, Social Text short book series (Autumn, 2012).
8. OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Co-editor, Social Text Online (2010 – )
Social Text Editorial Collective (2004 -)
Editorial Consultant, Contemporary Literature (2004 -)
Editorial Consultant, Twentieth Century Literature (2004 -)
Editorial Consultant, Postmodern Culture (2002 -)
Reviewed Randy Martin’s book Under New Management: Universities, Administrative Labor, and the Professional Turn for Temple University Press (2009).
“Imperial Scopophilia,” English Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 7, 2011.
“New Enclosures and Food Sovereignty,” Global Food Security Conference, Association for International Development, New School, New York, March 25, 2011.
“Academic Freedom Is Not Enough,” Academic Freedom and the New McCarthyism, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, March 14, 2011.
Respondent, “Mediation and Contestation of Urban Identities in Postwar Britain and Ireland,” North American Conference of British Studies, Baltimore, MD, 2010.
“A Genealogy of the Movement for Climate Justice,” Rethinking Black Intellectuals Conference, University of Rochester, February 5, 2010.
“Against Enclosure of the Academic Commons,” Modern Language Association, Philadelphia, December 31, 2009.
“Digital Publishing and Academic Freedom,” CUNY Academy Higher Education Seminar, CUNY Graduate Center, October 16, 2009.
“Periodizing 20th Century Studies,” English Department, The CUNY Graduate Center, October 9, 2009.
“Green Capitalism = Carbon Colonialism,” Institute for Public Knowledge, New York University, October 7, 2009.
“War Games,” Cities and the New Wars Conference, Columbia University, September 25, 2009.
“The Discourse of Ecological Crisis and Imperialism,” Postcolonial Studies Group, Graduate Center, City University of New York, October 10, 2008.
“Addressing the Triple Crisis of Capital, Energy, and the Environment,” Imperial Designs Conference, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, September 13, 2008.
“Black British Culture and the Crisis of Representation,” Università di Padova, Italy, May 15, 2008.
“The Battle of Algiers and the Contradictions of Colonial Urban Development,” University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland, April 30, 2008.
“American Popular Culture after 9/11,” Seminar Series, Università di Torino, Italy, March-April, 2008.
“The Battle of Algiers and the Contradictions of Colonial Urban Development,” Urban Planning Institute, Université de Paris XII, Paris, February 22, 2008.
“Exceptional Empire: The Roots of Neoconservative Discourse in the US,” Jomo Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, October 30, 2007.
“The Ecology of Imperialism,” Italian Association for the Study of Literatures in English, Università di Torino, Italy, October 19, 2007.
“The Rhetoric of Environmental Collapse,” Conference on Globalization, Brooklyn College, April 24, 2007.
“Radical Chic: Popular Culture and the Politics of British Asian Identity Post-9/11,” CUNY Graduate Center Postcolonial Group, New York, November 15, 2005.
“New Modes of Anti-Imperialism,” Globalization Seminar, College of Staten Island/CUNY, Nov. 1, 2004.
“Documenting Democratization: New Media Practices in Post-Apartheid South Africa,” Wolfe Institute Lecture Series, Brooklyn College, Nov. 29, 1999.
CONFERENCES, PANELS, AND SEMINARS ORGANIZED
Moderator, panel on Andrew Ross’s Bird on Fire, CUNY Graduate Center, October 28, 2011.
Co-organizer, “The Paradox of Sustainability” seminar series, The Center for the Humanities, CUNY Graduate Center, 2010 – 2011, http://centerforthehumanitiesgc.org/seminars
Moderator, panel on Heather Rogers’s Green Gone Wrong, Center for Place, Culture, and Politics, CUNY Graduate Center, April 30, 2010.
Moderator, panel on Peter Maass’s Crude World, Center for the Humanities, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, November 10, 2009.
“Environmentality” Panel, American Studies Association, Washington, D.C., November 7, 2009.
“Academic Freedom and the National Security Campus,” American Association of University Professors, Washington, DC, June 12, 2009.
“Radical Democracy,” Left Forum, New York City, April 18, 2009.
“Soybean Wars: Agriculture, Militarization, and the Struggle for Social Justice in Paraguay,” CUNY Graduate Center, October 1, 2008.
Another State is Possible: Activism, Global Justice, and Radical Democracy Conference, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY, 4 May 2006.
“Conversation with Caryl Phillips,” Humanities Center, CUNY Graduate Center, March 21, 2006.
“Academic Freedom/Academic Labor” Panel, Left Forum, New York, NY, March 1, 2006.
“U.S. Imperialism Today” Panel, American Studies Association, Hartford, CT, October 16, 2003.
“Global Cities of the South” Panel, MLA Conference, New York, December 27, 2002.
Faculty Seminar on Postcolonial Theory, University of Iowa, 1999-2000.
“Breaking Up Britain: Redefinitions of National Identity in the Post-War United Kingdom” Panel, MLA Conference, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 28, 1998.
LECTURES AND PAPERS PRESENTED
“The End of Time,” American Comparative Literature Association Conference, Brown University, Providence, RI, March 29, 2012.
“Imperial Scopophilia,” Shifting Borders: American and the Middle East/North Africa Conference, Center for American Studies and Research, American University of Beirut, January 12, 2012.
“Extreme Extraction,” University of Kwazulu/Natal, South Africa, December 3, 2011.
“The Contradictions of Environmentality,” American Studies Association, November 7, 2009.
“Academic Freedom and the National Security Campus,” American Association of University Professors, Washington, DC, June 12, 2009.
“Net Wars,” Left Forum, New York City, April 18, 2009.
“How to Win Friends, Influence People, and Survive in Academia,” MLA Conference, San Francisco, December 30, 2008.
“Race War and the Bifurcation of State Power,” American Studies Association Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 19, 2008.
“Adjusted Cities and the Urban War Machine,” “In Search of the Post-Fordist City” Conference, Fordham University, New York, September 26, 2008.
“The Doxa of Counterinsurgency,” Left Forum, New York, New York, March 10, 2007.
“Combat in Hell: Urban Spaces and Contemporary US Imperialism,” American Studies Association Conference, Oakland, CA, October 14, 2006.
“The Politics of Public Space and the Environmental Crisis,” CUNY Graduate Center, October 4, 2006.
“Spectacular Greenwashing and Grassroots Protest: The Remaking of Turin, Italy for the 2006 Winter Olympic Games,” Society for the Anthropology of North America, New York, NY, 20 April 2006.
“Neoliberalism, Public Space, and Protest in the Global Cities of the South,” Society for the Anthropology of North America, New York, NY, 20 April 2006.
“The Globalization of Academic Capitalism,” Left Forum, New York, NY, 12 March 2006.
“Radical Chic: Post-9/11 Asian Culture in Britain,” Lehman College Conference on Hip Hop, New York, NY, October 20, 2005.
“Malcolm X in Britain: The Legacy of Critical Globalism,” Malcolm X Anniversary Conference, CCNY, New York, NY, May 20, 2005.
“Postcolonial Studies, Iraq, and Imperialism,” Left Forum, New York, NY, April 16, 2005.
“The Return of Fascism?,” Educators to Stop the War Conference, New York, NY, March 5, 2005.
“A Dream Deferred: Post-apartheid Urban Literature,” Modern Language Conference, Philadelphia, PA, December 29, 2004.
“The People You Don’t See: Asylum, Immigration, and Identity in the New Europe,” Modern Language Association, Philadelphia, PA, December 29, 2004.
“A Weak and Failing Giant,” American Studies Association, Hartford, CT, October 16, 2003.
“Squatters, Space, and Belonging in the Underdeveloped City,” Modern Language Association Conference, New York, December 27, 2002.
“The Discourse of Crime in Post-Apartheid South Africa,” History and Film Conference, University of Cape Town, July 8, 2002.
“Media and Public Space: The Case of Post-Apartheid South,” Public Space Conference, CUNY Graduate Center, March 1, 2002.
“Rites of Passage: Kamau Brathwaite’s Poetry and the Reclamation of Ethnography,” MLA Conference, New Orleans, December 28, 2001.
“Colonial/Urban/Cyberspace: Surveillance and Public Space in Contemporary Britain,” Public Space Network, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, December 7, 2001.
“SABC-TV’s Yizo Yizo and the Discourse of Law and Order in Post-Apartheid South Africa,” The Africanist Discourse in Transition Conference, Columbia University Institute of African Studies, Oct. 26, 2001.
“Landscapes of Memory: Mediating Truth and Reconciliation in Southern Africa,” Society for Cinema Studies Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., May 26, 2001.
“Documentary and Reconciliation: Ordinary People and National Identity in Post Apartheid South Africa,” Modern Language Association Conference, Washington, D.C., December 28, 2000.
“Seeing Small Places: Ecotourism, Neoimperialism, and the Environment,” Society for Literature and Science Conference, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 7, 2000.
“Docudrama and Television in Contemporary South Africa,” African Studies Program Colloquium Series, University of Iowa, April 14, 2000.
“I Figli di Annibale: Hip-Hop Culture and Southern Italian Negritude,” Modern Language Association Conference, Chicago, IL, Dec. 27, 1999.
“Spaces of Surveillance: Cybercitizenship in Postcolonial Britain,” National Communications Association Conference, Chicago, IL, Nov. 6, 1999.
“The Revolution Is Being Televised: Popular Media and the National Public Sphere in Post-Apartheid South Africa,” Media in Transition Conference, MIT, Oct. 10, 1999.
“Immigrant Identity and Double Consciousness in Srinivas Krishna’s Masala,” Geography and Empire Film Series, University of Iowa, April 15, 1999.
“Bring Down Babylon:’ Black British Marxism and the Legacy of Decolonization,” MLA Conference, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 28, 1998.
“Popular Culture and Redevelopment in the ‘New’ South Africa,” Globalization from Below Conference, Duke University, Oct. 10, 1998.
“David Harvey and the Production of Space,” Global Theory and the Future of Area Studies Conference, University of Iowa, Oct. 2, 1998.
“Transnational Media and Global Citizenship,” Global Theory and the Future of Area Studies Conference, University of Iowa, Oct. 2, 1998.
“Bollywood Flashback: Post-Bhangra Youth Subcultures and Indian Film Music,” Bollywood (Un)Limited: The Globalization of Indian Cinema Conference, University of Iowa, April 10, 1998.
“‘Sympathy for the Devil:’ South African Television During and After Apartheid,” University of Iowa English Department Faculty Colloquium Series, Apr. 3, 1998.
“The Revolution Is On Television: New Media Practices in Post-Apartheid South Africa,” African Literature Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX, March, 14, 1998.
“’Drum & Space:’ South Asian Dance Music in Britain and the Globalization of Consumer Culture,” Sound Research Seminar, University of Iowa Department of Communications, Feb. 13, 1998.
“Deep in the Jungle: Drum’n’Bass Music and Diasporic Subcultures,” International Association for the Study of Popular Music, Pittsburgh, PA, Nov. 1, 1997.
“Musical Transitions: Kweito and the Cultural Politics of Post-Apartheid South Africa,” Social Moves Conference, Tulane University, Oct. 18, 1997.
“Soundz of the Asian Underground: Dance Music and South Asian Youth Culture in Contemporary Britain,” University of Iowa South Asian Studies Program Seminar Series, Oct. 3, 1997.
“Queering Hardcore in L.A.,” disChord Conference, UCLA, Mar. 22, 1997.
“Seizing the Time: Black Nationalism and British Diaspora Music,” Rock and Representation Conference, Duke University, Feb. 14, 1997.
“Salman Rushdie and the Migrant Imaginary,” Modern Language Association Conference, Chicago, Dec. 28, 1995.
9. RECORD OF TEACHING
A. TEACHING AT THE GRADUATE CENTER/CUNY
|Spring 2011||ENGL 8660: Insecure: The Cultural Politics of Neoliberalism|
|Spring 2010||ENGL 76200: Mongrel Nation: Literature & Racial Formation in Modern British Literature|
|Spring 2009||ENGL 86500: City Culture & Imperialism|
|IDS 81650: Empires and their Ends|
|Kiran Mascarenhas||Representations of Childhood in Colonial and Postcolonial India||Director||Expected|
|Lily Saint||Culture in Apartheid South Africa||Member||Awarded 6/2011|
Ph.D. Comprehensive Exams:
|Sean Doyle||Anthropology and the Novel||Spring 2011|
|Tracey Riley||Narrating the Non-Aligned Movement||Spring 2011|
|Anne Donlon||Twentieth-Century Aesthetic Theory||Spring 2011|
|Ashley Foster||Modernism and Imperialism||Fall 2010|
|Sarah Ruth Jacobs||Materialities||Fall 2010|
|Edwin Demper||Caribbean Liberation Narratives||Fall 2010|
|Kiran Mascarenhas||Post-Humanist Theory||Spring 2010|
B. TEACHING AT COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND/CUNY
|Spring 2010||ENG 209: Colonial and Postcolonial Literature|
|Fall 2009||ENG 725: 20th Century British Literature|
|Fall 2008||ENL 460: Aesthetics and Politics|
|Spring 2008||Sabbatical leave|
|Fall 2007||Sabbatical leave|
|Spring 2007||ENL 209: Colonial & Postcolonial LiteratureENG 151: Composition
|Fall 2006||ENL 349: Black British LiteratureSLS 325: Globalization and Its Discontents
|Spring 2005||ENL 348: Postcolonial AutobiographyENH 250: Contemporary African Women’s Writing
|Fall 2004||ENL 349: Black British LiteratureENL 308: Major Women Authors: Toni Morrison and Michelle Cliff
|Spring 2004||ENH 208: Contemporary Lit: Post-1945 British Youth SubculturesENG 151: Composition
|Fall 2003||ENH 206: Modern World Classics: Anglophone Caribbean FictionHSSH 205: Non-Western Experience: Humanities
|Spring 2003||ENL 349: Black British Literature|
|Fall 2002||ENL 396: Global Literature: Anglophone Caribbean Fiction|
|Spring 2002||ENH 208: Contemporary LiteratureENG 151: Composition
ENG 151: Composition
|Fall 2001||ENH 224: Multicultural Literature of the United StatesHSSH 503: Honors Seminar on Non-Western Literature
ENG 151: Composition
C. TEACHING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
|Fall 2000||008:138 Postcolonial Studies: The Black Atlantic
008:037 Reading Theater: Modern British Drama
|Spring 2000||008:330 Graduate Seminar: Theorizing the Global Cultural Economy
008:172 Narrative and Cinema: British Film and Thatcherism
|Fall 1999||008:140 Contemporary Scene in Fiction: Postmodern British Literature
008:119 African Literature
|Spring 1999||008:284 Graduate Seminar: Introduction to Postcolonial Theory
008:098:2 Honors Proseminar
|008:160 Selected Themes in Literary Works
008:034 Reading Novels
|Spring 1998||008:441 Graduate Seminar: Contemporary Studies
008:172 Film and Literature
|008:138 Postcolonial Literature
008:077 Selected Authors
|Spring 1997||008:270 Graduate Seminar: Introduction to Cultural Studies
008:164 Selected Themes of the 20th Century
|Fall 1996||008:142 Popular Literatures
08:034 Reading Novels
10. RECORD OF SERVICE
The Graduate Center/CUNY
|2010 – present
2004 – present
||2012 – present|
|2011 – 20122010 – present
2007 – 2009
2007 – present
|College of Staten Island/CUNY|
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|2009 – 20102008 – 2009
2008 – 2009
2008 – 2009
2004 – 2005
2003 – 2004
2003 – 2004
2003 – 2004