Madhurima Chakraborty - Columbia College Chicago

Madhurima Chakraborty

Associate Professor


Dr. Madhurima Chakraborty is Associate Professor in the English and Creative Writing Department, and teaches mainly in the Literature and Cultural Studies programs. Her research and teaching interests include Postcolonial, Indian Diaspora, and British literature. She edited (with Dr. Umme Al-wazedi) Postcolonial Urban Outcasts: City Margins in South Asian Literature, as well a Special Issue of South Asian Review on Nation and Its Discontents. Her scholarly work has been published in Literature/Film Quarterly, South Asian Review, and Journal of Contemporary Literature. Dr. Chakraborty recieved her Ph.D in English from the University of Minnesota.

Instructional Areas

Postcolonial literature, South Asian literature, Introduction to Cultural Studies, Literature Culture and Power, Literature of the Indian Diaspora

Creative Practice and Research Interests

Postcolonial literature, Indian Diaspora literature, Mahasweta Devi, Postcolonial Adaptations


B.A., English University of Southern Mississippi 2001
M.A., English University of Florida 2003
Ph.D., English University of Minnesota- Twin Cities 2010