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Sukanya Banerjee

Associate Professor
 (414) 229-5454
 Curtin Hall 497

Education:

PhD, English, University of California-Riverside, 2001
MA, English, University of Delaware, 1997
BA, English, Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi, 1994

Areas of Research and Teaching:

Postcolonial Studies
Victorian Literature and Culture
Nineteenth Century British Empire
South Asia
Transnationalism and Diaspora
Gender Studies

Selected Publications:

Banerjee, Sukanya. “Colonial and Postcolonial Literature.” Blackwell Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature. Wiley-Blackwell, (2015): 15 pp.
Banerjee, Sukanya. “Routing Diasporas in the Twenty First Century.” Routing Diasporas. Indiana University Press, (2012): 1-22.
Banerjee, Sukanya. New Routes for Diaspora Studies. Ed. Banerjee, Sukanya, Mcguinness, Aims C., and McKay, Steve. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2012.
Banerjee, Sukanya. Becoming Imperial Citizens: Indians in the Late-Victorian Empire. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010: Sonya Rudikoff Prize awarded by NVSA for Best First Book in Victorian Studies, 2012.
Banerjee, Sukanya. “Empire, the Indian Diaspora, and the Place of the Universal.” Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies 15.1 (2006): 147-166. Published in May 2010.
Banerjee, Sukanya. “Empire, Nation, and the Professional Citizen: Reading Cornelia Sorabji’s India Calling.” Prose Studies 28. (2006): 291-317.
Banerjee, Sukanya. “Political Economy, the Gothic, and the Question of Imperial Citizenship.” Victorian Studies 47. (2005): 260-71.
Banerjee, Sukanya. “Lady Mary Montagu and the Boundaries of ‘Europe’.” Gender, Genre, and Travel. Ed. Siegel, Kristie. Peter Lang, (2004): 31-54.
Banerjee, Sukanya, and Chatterji, Angana, et al. “Gender, Violence, and Community in South Asia in the Postcolonial Contemporary Present.” Cultural Dynamics 16. (2004): 125-39.