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Arnab Chakladar

Associate Professor of English, English

Education & Professional History

Delhi University, BA; University of Southern California, MA, PhD

Assistant Professor in English and Comparative Literature, University of Colorado, Boulder, 2003-2007

I teach and research contemporary South Asian literature and culture. My particular interests are in issues of translation and multilinguality in the production, consumption, study and teaching of South Asian literature. I also teach classes on British colonial literature, Caribbean fiction, contemporary postcolonial and postmodern fiction, and Bombay cinema. I am also the founder of, an online journal and forum on South Asian society and culture.

At Carleton since 2007.

Current Courses

  • Fall 2022
    ENGL 100: Novel, Nation, Self
    ENGL 350: The Postcolonial Novel: Forms and Contexts
  • Spring 2023
    ENGL 245: Bollywood Nation
    ENGL 253: Food Writing: History, Culture, Practice