Aparajita Sagar

Associate Professor; Director of Graduate Studies // English

Affiliated Faculty // Critical Disability Studies // SIS

Associate Professor // Comparative Literature // SIS

Affiliated Faculty // Asian American Studies // SIS

Associate Professor // SIS

Affiliated Faculty // Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies // SIS

Affiliated Faculty // Asian Studies // SLC

Office and Contact

Room: HEAV 308C

Email: asagar@purdue.edu

Phone: (765) 494-3780

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991



Postcolonial Literature

Research Areas:
Urban space, domesticity and cultural commodities in Africa and South Asia, postcolonial- and feminist-cultural studies, theory, literature and film, third world cities/citizenship; discourses of gifts and sacrifice in the imperial encounter; memory and speed culture; and taste and distinction (aestheticism and consumerism in a transnational context)

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