University of Virginia, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Mrinalini Chakravorty

Mrinalini Chakravorty

Associate Professor, Director of Modern Literature and Culture Area Program, English

416 Bryan Hall

Research Interests: Postcolonial literatures, Research Interests: Global South, Research Interests: South Asia


My research and teaching interests include postcolonial literature and film, studies of race, gender, and sexuality, and cultural studies.  I am particularly interested in the various theoretical intersections between these areas including but not limited to transnational approaches to the study of literary culture, aesthetic responses to globalization, and modes of minority discourse.