jani.4@osu.edu

Pranav Jani

Pranav Jani

Associate Professor, Department of English

jani.4@osu.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Asian American Studies
  • Twentieth-Century British and American Literature

Education

  • Ph.D, Brown University

Teaching interests include postcolonial/world literature, history, and politics, especially South Asia, Africa, Ireland, and the Arab world. Postcolonial theory: Marxism andpostmodernism; imperialism, nationalism, and human rights; class/gender/ethnic relations in the postcolonial world. Author of articles and papers on South Asian literature, postcolonial theory, and the US media. His book, Decentering Rushdie: Cosmopolitanism and the Indian Novel in English was published by Ohio State University Press in 2010.