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Misri, Deepti Associate Professor


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research overview

  • Dr. Misri's research focuses on the relation between gender, violence, and representation in literary and cultural discourse in South Asia. Her book, 'Beyond Partition: Gender, Violence and Representation in Postcolonial India' was published by the University of Illinois Press' 'Dissident Feminisms' series in 2014. It won the Eugene M Kayden Book Award for 2016. Her current research explores the cultural memorialization of the momentous historical events of the 1990s in Indian administered Kashmir.


  • South Asia studies, feminist studies, literary studies, cultural studies, violence


selected publications


courses taught

  • WGST 3100 Feminist Theories (Spring 2019)
  • WGST 6090 Feminist Theories (Spring 2019)
  • ENGL 3767 Feminist Fictions (Fall 2018)
  • WGST 2050 Gender, Sexuality, and Popular Culture (Fall 2018)
  • WGST 3767 Feminist Fictions (Fall 2018)
  • WGST 3767 Feminist Fictions (Summer 2018)
  • WGST 3100 Feminist Theories (Spring 2018)
  • WGST 3930 Women and Gender Studies Internship (Spring 2018)
  • WGST 6090 Feminist Theories (Spring 2018)


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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