Violent Belongings: Partition, Gender and National Culture in
Temple University Press. 2008. http://www.temple.edu/tempress/titles/1958_reg.html
"26/11, A Historical Perspective, "Verve, January 2009.
“Home and the Nation: Women, Citizenship and Transnational Migration in
Postcolonial Literature,” Journal of Postcolonial Writing vol. 44, no.
4 Dec 2008: 391-402.
“Introduction: Imagining South Asia,” co-author,
with Amardeep Singh, special issue of South Asian Review
“Postcolonial Masculinity: 1947, Partition Violence and Nationalism in the
Indian Public Sphere,”Genders March 2006. http://www.genders.org/g43/g43_daiya.html
“Provincializing America: Engaging Postcolonial Critique and Asian American
Studies in a Transnational Mode,”South Asian Review vol. 26, no. 2 Dec
“’No Home But in Memory:’ Migrant Bodies and Belongings, Globalization and
Nationalism in Amitav Ghosh’s Novels,” in Brinda Bose, ed., Amitav Ghosh:
Critical Essays (New Delhi: Pencraft International, 2003).
“’Honourable Resolutions:’ Gendered Violence, Ethnicity and the
Nation,” Alternatives: Global Local Political 27.2
(April-June 2002) 72-86.
Review, Lyrical Movements, Historical Hauntings: On Gender,
Colonialism, and Desire in Miraji's Urdu Poetry by Geeta Patel, Catamaran:
Journal of South Asian American Writing , Spring 2007.
“Disciplining Modernity, Rethinking Gender and Political Struggle,”
A review of Gyan Prakash’s Another Reason: Science and the Imagination of
Modern India and Raka Ray’s Fields of Protest: Women's Movements in
India, in University of Chicago South Asian Studies Newsletter,
Guest editor, Special topic issue of South Asian Review
, on “Imagining South Asia,” with Amardeep Singh. Vol 28, no. 1, 2007
INVITED TALKS AND EVENTS
“Transnational Hinduism: Religion, Race, and Diaspora in the US,”
Global Humanities Colloquium, George Washington University, Washington DC,
Panelist, Round Table on “Gender, Race, and Sexuality in Cinema,”
Annual Filming Sexualities Conference, George Washington University, April
“Film and Hindu Fundamentalism in Rakesh Sharma’s The Men in
the Tree ,” Provisions Library Peace Activism Postcolonial Film
series, Washington DC, October 12, 2005.
“Postcoloniality, Sexuality and the Global City in British Cinema,”
BMW Center for German and European Studies, Georgetown University, Washington
DC, February 2005.
Keynote, “Globalization and Postcoloniality: Ethnicity, Race and National
Belonging in a Transnational Context,” Race and Globalization
Conference, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Spring 2002.
Panel Chair, “Strangers in a Strange Land,” Second Annual
South Asian Literary Festival, Washington DC, November 2001.
"Postcolonial Literature, Interdisciplinarity and the New Humanities in
American Higher Education," Second World Universities Forum, IIT-Mumbai,
Mumbai, India, January 2009.
“Masculinity, Suffering and Citizenship in South
Asian Literature and Film,” 36th Annual Conference on South Asia,
University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI, forthcoming October 21, 2007.
“Global Culture, Religion and Identity in South Asian Media,” 35th
Annual Conference on South Asia, University of Wisconsin at Madison, October
“Provincializing America: Postcolonial Critique and Asian American Studies
Today,” Modern Languages Association Meeting, Philadelphia,
“Beyond Nations and Nationalisms: Rethinking Modern South Asian
Literature,” Modern Languages Association Annual Meeting,
Philadelphia, December 2004.
“Beyond the Nation: Literature, History and Politics in Modern South Asia,”
33rd Annual Conference on South Asia, University of Wisconsin – Madison,
Madison, WI, October 2004.
“History and the Literary Scene of Subalternity: Violence, Marginality and
1947,” Rocky Mountain Modern Languages Association Conference,
Boulder, Colorado, October 2004.
“Violence and Belonging, History and Literature in a Transnational World,”
The Second International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, Prato,
Italy, July 2004.
“The 1947 Partition: Women, New Histories, and Public Spheres in South
Asia,” Association for Asian Studies, San Diego, California, March
“To ‘Unlearn Conventions of Despair:’ Rethinking Non-Violence, Identity and
Belonging Transnationally,” Commemoration Event, George Washington
University, Washington DC, Sept 11, 2002.
“History, Violence, and Gendered Ethnicities in South Asian Literature,”
Association of Asian Studies Annual Conference, Washington DC, February 2002.
“Ethnicity, Gender and Nationalism in South Asian Literature,”
South Asia Seminar, George Washington University, Washington DC, October 2001.
Panel Chair and Discussant, “Migrants, Bodies, Knowledge: South Asian
Selves in Transnational Spaces,” 16th Annual South Asia
Conference, University of California at Berkeley, California, February 2001.
“The Aesthetics of Romance and the Ethics of Ethnic Violence in Diasporic
Film,” Modern Languages Association Annual Meeting, Washington DC,
“Gendered Bodies, Nationalism and the Production of Partition Violence in
Postcolonial Literature,” 15th Annual South Asia Conference,
University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, February 2000.
“Rethinking Decolonization with Partition: Violence and Everyday Life in
Postcolonial Literature,” Gender and Society Workshop, University
of Chicago, May 1999.
“Partition and the Construction of Indian National Identity,” Department
of English Association for Students of Color (DEASC) Study Group, University of
Chicago, March 1997.