Associate Professor of Literature and Women's and Gender Studies
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Field of Specialty
Colonial and Postcolonial Literature and Theory; South Asian Novel; Indian Film; Immigrant Literature; Women's and Gender Studies; South Asian Studies.
Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for the Humanities 114
Courses: South Asian Women Writers, Gender and Representation in the Colonial Archives, The Postcolonial Novel, Writing Home and Abroad: Literature by Women of Color, We Who are at Home Everywhere: Narratives of the South Asian Diaspora, Indian Cinema: The Three Hour Dream, Introduction to South Asian Studies, Film and Fiction of Crisis, Graduate Seminar in Feminist Theory
Singh, Harleen. "Unsettling the Archive: Reframing Gender and History in Mahasweta Devi's The Queen of Jhansi." Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific, Special Issue: Caste, Gender and Sexuality in Asia 35 (2013). (forthcoming)
Singh, Harleen. The Public Life of Lakshmi Bai, Rani of Jhansi: Gender, History, and Fable in India. 1 ed. Cambridge (UK): Cambridge University Press, 2013. (forthcoming)
Singh, Harleen. "Cultures of Music." Rev. of Bhangra Moves: From Ludhiana to London and Beyond, South Asian Diaspora vol. 5, No. 2 September 2013: 1-2.
Singh, Harleen. "Music and its Others." Rev. of Hip Hop Desis: South Asian Americans, Blackness, and a Global Race Consciousness, by Nitasha Tamar Sharma. South Asian Diaspora vol. Vol. 5, No. 2, September 2013: 1-2.
Singh, Harleen. "Citizens of the World." Rev. of New Cosmopolitanisms, South Asians in the U.S., by Gita Rajan and Shailja Sharma. South Asian Diaspora vol. 4 No. 1 2012: 111-112.
Singh, Harleen. "Insurgent Metaphors: Decentering 9/11 in Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist and Kamila Shamsie's Burnt Shadows." ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 43. 1 (2012): 23-44.
Singh, Harleen. "While We Were Making History." Rev. of Making a Difference: Memoirs from the Women's Movement in India, by Edited by Ritu Menon. BIBLIO: A Review of Books vol. XVII of 3 & 4 March-April 2012: 21.
Singh, Harleen. "A Legacy of Violence: Interview with Kamila Shamsie about Burnt Shadows (2009)." Ariel: A Review of International English Literature 42. 2 (2011): 157-162.
Singh, Harleen. "Beyond the Tragic." Rev. of Room, by Emma Donoghue. Biblio: A Review of Books vol. XV of 11&12 November-December 2010: 10.
Singh, Harleen. "Deconstructing Terror: Interview with Mohsin Hamid on The Reluctant Fundamentalist." Ariel: A Review of International English Literature 42. 2 (2011): 149-156.
Singh, Harleen. "The Gendered Pen." Rev. of Leela's Book, by Alice Albinia. Biblio: A Review of Books vol. XVI. Nos. 7 & 8 July-August 2011: 15-16.
Singh, Harleen. "In the service of his sexuality." Rev. of A Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E.M. Forster, by Wendy Moffat. Memoirs and Biography, Special Issue of Biblio: A Review of Books vol. XV of 7&8 July-August 2010: 8-9.
Singh, Harleen. "Jhansi ki Rani: Translating Rani Lakshmi Bai by Vrindavanlal Varma." Nationalism in the Vernacular: Hindi, Urdu, and the Literature of Indian Freedom. first ed. Ed. Shobna Nijhawan. New Delhi: Orient Blackswan, 2010. 35-65.
Singh, Harleen. "Tur(Banned) Masculinities: Terrorists, Sikhs, and Trauma in Indian Cinema." Sikh Formations 2. 2 (2006): 115-124.
Singh, Harleen. "Acceptance and Identity." Rev. of The Impressionist, by Hari Kunzru. Globalization and Diaspora: Special Issue of the South Asian Review vol. 24:1 2003: 180-182.
Singh, Harleen. "Satirical Freedom and Myths of Modernity: R.K. Narayan's Painter of Signs." South Asian Review 23:1. (2002): 195-204.
|COML||100a||Comparing Literatures and Cultures: Theory and Practice|
|COML||122b||Writing Home and Abroad: Literature by Women of Color|
|SAS||100a||Introduction to South Asia|
|SAS||110b||South Asian Postcolonial Writers|
|SAS||130a||Film and Fiction of Crisis|
|SAS||140a||We Who Are at Home Everywhere: Narratives from the South Asian Diaspora|
|SAS||150b||Indian Film: The Three-Hour Dream|
|SAS||170b||South Asia in the Colonial Archive|
|WMGS||5a||Women and Gender in Culture and Society|
|WMGS||198a||Women's and Gender Studies Research Seminar|
|WMGS||205a||Graduate Foundational Course in Women's and Gender Studies|