Director of Graduate Studies
FH 1500L; 530-4022
Parama Sarkar (Ph.D., Michigan State) is an Associate Professor and specializes in postcolonial literature and culture, South Asian diasporic literature and film, Indian cinema, nineteenth and twentieth-century British literature, and gender studies. She is the author of articles and book reviews in The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies, South Asian Review, and MELUS. Her book Postcolonial Literatures is forthcoming. Dr. Sarkar teaches a range of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including courses on Literature of the British Empire, World Literature and Cultures, Literature of Postcolonial, Diasporic, and Nonwhite Communities, and single author courses on Salman Rushdie and Zadie Smith. She was recently awarded a Master Teacher Award and Fellowship by the College of Languages, Literature and Social Sciences at the University of Toledo for 2013 to 2015.