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Known and Strange Things: A Review
I have been reading and reveling in Teju Cole's new collection of essays,  Known and Strange Things , over the past week. Many of the essays here were published earlier in magazines such as The New Yorker, The Atlantic,  The New York Times Magazine , and Gr...
I teach at Lehigh University in eastern Pennsylvania. I work on British colonialism, modernism, postcolonial/global literature, and the digital humanities. Recent courses I have taught include Transatlantic Modernism, Asian Americans in Literature and Popular Culture, and "What Am I Doing Here?
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Summer Teaching: "Beyond Bollywood -- Indian Cinema in an Era of Globalization"
This summer I'm teaching an online course called "Beyond Bollywood." It's meant as a gentle introduction to a small slice Indian cinema that is equal parts mainstream Hindi cinema, Indian art films, and Indian diaspora films. I tried to peg the course to th...
I teach at Lehigh University in eastern Pennsylvania. I work on British colonialism, modernism, postcolonial/global literature, and the digital humanities. Recent courses I have taught include Transatlantic Modernism, Asian Americans in Literature and Popular Culture, and "What Am I Doing Here?
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#MyDHis... (Text of my Presentation at DHSI)
(I'm doing a 5-7 minutes presentation at DHSI in Victoria this afternoon. This is the text of what I'll be presenting.) Admittedly, I'm not using the hashtag quite right -- it should be #MyDHis. But I like the flexibility (and brevity) of just making it "My...
I teach at Lehigh University in eastern Pennsylvania. I work on British colonialism, modernism, postcolonial/global literature, and the digital humanities. Recent courses I have taught include Transatlantic Modernism, Asian Americans in Literature and Popular Culture, and "What Am I Doing Here?
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In Defense of Digital Tools (by a Non-Tool)
It will be difficult to respond to the recent broad critique of the Digital Humanities  in LARB by Daniel Allington, David Golumbia, and Sarah Brouillette without losing some friends. So be it. The first paragraph of "Neoliberal Tools (and Archives): a Poli...
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Gender and the State: Revisiting the Personal Law Debate in India
Next week, Lehigh hosts an exciting conference called "Feminisms Beyond the Secular," with a number of prominent feminist academics coming into speak, from India, the U.S. and Ghana.  I am not presenting at the conference, though I am moderating a panel. Ne...
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The Evolution of the “Natural Born Citizen” Idea: An Explainer For Students
[ I am teaching a course on "Immigration and Literature" for first year-students this spring. Today we talked about the controversy about whether Ted Cruz is eligible to be President as an opening conversation. I wrote up this explainer for the students to ...
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Why I Was Unmoved by the Sikh Prayer at the RNC
Amidst all of the other things going on at the RNC this past week, night two started with something very unusual -- a California lawyer named Harmeet Dhillon recited a part of the Sikh Ardaas prayer that is one of the central prayers in the Sikh daily pract...
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Group Project: Sentiment Analysis of Poetry in Python (DHSI 2016)
I took a one-week course on Coding Fundamentals at DHSI 2016 with Dennis Tenen (Columbia University) and John Simpson (University of Alberta). You can see the syllabus for the course here Let me start with a quick plug for Dennis Tenen's group at Columbia, ...
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Digital Humanities Blogging: Retrospective on a Productive Year
I'm in Victoria this week for the DHSI. On Monday 6/5 I'll be presenting at a plenary session at the conference; I'll probably post the text of my brief presentation here sometime tomorrow. Meanwhile, for new friends visiting this page, here are a few blog ...
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Spring Teaching: Immigrants and Refugees
(I wrote this up for an informal talk at Christ Church Neighborhood House in Philadelphia. I ended up not using much of the actual text of it since the event was a more informal, salon-type conversation. Thanks to Colleen Clemens for inviting me.)  I’ve bee...
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"The Classroom is a Public"
The following is a shortened / excerpted version of a keynote address I gave at the Literature and Social Justice (LSJ) graduate conference held at Lehigh this past weekend (see details here ). The topic of this year's LSJ conference was "Public Humanities,...
The following is a shortened / excerpted version of a keynote address I gave at the Literature and Social Justice (LSJ) graduate conference held at Lehigh this past weekend (see details here). The topic of this year's LSJ conference was "Public Humanities," and I wrote this to address that ...
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The Problem With H.R. 158
BBC Journalist Rana Rahimpour, a British and Iranian dual citizen, after being denied entry to the U.S. earlier this week. Even as the end of strict sanctions represents a step forward for U.S.-Iranian relations this week, new visa restrictions passed by Co...
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I teach 20th century literature in English at Lehigh University. 
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