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Kamran Asdar Ali, Director WCH 4.132, Mailcode G9300, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-3550

Snehal Shingavi

Assistant Professor Ph.D., 2008, University of California, Berkeley

Snehal Shingavi

Biography

Snehal Shingavi received his Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley in 2008 after earning BAs in English and Economics from Trinity University in 1997.  His interests include Anglophone South Asian literature, Hindi/Urdu literature, Literature in Translation and Translation Theory, Theories of “the nation” (anticolonialism, nationalism, statism, postcolonialism, postnationalism, cosmopolitanism, globalization), and Classical Marxism.  He won the Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, has published articles in several journals including International Socialist Review, and has appeared as a commentator on programs such asHardball on CNN.

Interests

Anglophone South Asian literature, Hindi/Urdu literature, Literature in Translation and Translation Theory, Theories of “the nation” (anticolonialism, nationalism, statism, postcolonialism, postnationalism, cosmopolitanism, globalization, transnationalism, internationalism), Classical Marxism

Publications

Shingavi, S. (2010) Developing the Nationalist Canon. In H. Harder (Ed.), Nationalist Ideology and the Historiography of Literature in South Asia. New Delhi: Social Science Press.

Shingavi, S. & Gasper, P. (2008, September) Palestinian Armed Struggle. Lynne Reiner Publishers.

Shingavi, S. (2007, September) Martin Espada. Facts on File.

Shingavi, S. (2007, September) A Night of Winter Rains. Annual of Urdu Studies, 22, 240-246.

Shingavi, S. (2007, September) A Summer's Evening. Annual of Urdu Studies, 22, 247-252.

Shingavi, S. (2007, September) The Same Trouble. Annual of Urdu Studies, 22, 253-258.

Shingavi, S. (2005) Sevasadan. Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Shingavi, S. (2003, September) Palestine's Lyric Voice for Freedom. International Socialist Review, 30, 58-59.

Shingavi, S. (2008, September) Free Radical: Mulk Raj Anand. India Today, 33(16), 124-126.

Shingavi, S. (2005) Telecom workers fight privatization. In The Great PTCL Strike Against Privatization. Lahore: Shanakht Press.

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