Literature, Post Colonial Literature
Madhurima Chakraborty joined the English faculty in Fall, 2010, before which she taught most recently at Macalester College (St. Paul) and at the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities). She teaches writing and postcolonial literature courses and her research interests include postcolonial theory and literature, cultural studies, critical theory, and 19th and 20th century British literature.
Madhurima got her M.A from the University of Florida, and her PhD from the University of Minnesota. She was awarded the Ruth Drake fellowship for her dissertation "Resistance Literature and Social Justice: Postcolonial Writing and the 'Idea at the Back of It'" in which she focuses on postcolonial literatures and their shifting relationships to independence movements. Her essays have been published in South Asian Review and Contemporary Literature.
Office Location: English Department, 300-X, 3rd floor, 33 E. Congress
Office Phone: 312-369-8237.
Department of English
Columbia College of Chicago
600 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605