Rabb Graduate Center, 239
DegreesStanford University, Ph.D.
Stanford University, M.A.
Harvard University, B.A.
ExpertiseSouth Asian literatures and film; Postcolonial literature and theory; The global novel
|ENG||1a||Introduction to Literary Studies|
|ENG||20a||Bollywood: Popular Film, Genre, and Society|
|ENG||22a||Filmi Fictions: From Page to Screen in India|
|ENG||40a||Coming of Age in Literature|
|ENG||127a||The Novel in India|
|ENG||200a||Approaches to Literary and Cultural Studies|
|ENG||231b||language and Power|
|SAS||100a||Introduction to South Asia|
Awards and Honors
Manuscript Completion Grant, Dean’s Office, Brandeis University (2011)
American Institute of Pakistan Studies Conference Travel Grant (2008)
Graduate Research Opportunity Fellowship for Dissertation Research, Stanford University (2005)
O'Bie Shultz Fellowship for Dissertation Research, Stanford Institute for International Studies (2005)
Anjaria, Ulka and Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria. "Slumdog Millionaire and Epistemologies of the City [revised version]." The Slumdog Phenomenon: A Critical Anthology. Ed. Ajay Gehlawat. London: Anthem, 2013. 53-68.
Anjaria, Ulka. "To Chuck or Not to Chuck." Rev. of The Legend of Pradeep Mathew, by Shehan Karunatilaka. Public Books March, 2013
Anjaria, Ulka. "'Relationships Which Have No Name:’ Family and Sexuality in 1970s Popular Film." Journal of South Asian Popular Culture 10. 1 (2012): 23-35.
Anjaria, Ulka. "Introduction to the New Edition." Nature and Grounds of Political Obligation in the Hindu State by J.J. Anjaria (Reprint). New Delhi: Academic Foundation, 2012. 15-22.
Anjaria, Ulka. "Realism Rethought." Rev. of Postcolonial Studies and the Literary: Theory, Interpretation, and the Novel, by Eli Park Sorensen. NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction vol. 45.3 2012: 512-514.
Anjaria, Ulka. Realism in the Twentieth-Century Indian Novel: Colonial Difference and Literary Form. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Anjaria, Ulka. "'Why Don't You Speak?': The Narrative Politics of Silence in Three South Asian Novels." Colonialism, Modernity and Literature: A View from India. Ed. Satya P. Mohanty. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2011. 153-170.
Anjaria, Ulka. "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Wog." Rev. of Conversations in Bloomsbury, by Mulk Raj Anand. Biblio: A Review of Books (November-December 2011): 17-18.
Anjaria, Ulka. "Staging Realism and the Ambivalence of Nationalism in the Colonial Novel." NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction 44. 2 (2011): 186-207.
Anjaria, Ulka (co-authored with Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria). "Slumdog Millionaire and Epistemologies of the City." Economic and Political Weekly 45. 24 (2010): 41-46.
Anjaria, Ulka and Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria. "Text, Genre, Society: Hindi youth films and postcolonial desire." Journal of South Asian Popular Culture 6. 2 (2008): 125-140.
Anjaria, Ulka. "A Literary Kartography: Urban Space and the Postcolonial Novel." South Asian Review 29. 1 (2008): 216-233.
Anjaria, Ulka. "On Beauty and Being Postcolonial: Aesthetics and Form in Zadie Smith." Zadie Smith: Critical Essays. Ed. Tracey Lorraine Walters. New York: Peter Lang, 2008. 31-56.
Anjaria, Ulka. "Review of The Nation Across the World: Postcolonial literary representations." by Ed. Harish Trivedi. Economic and Political Weekly vol. 43 May 24-30: 25-27.
Anjaria, Ulka. "Premchand in English." Rev. of Karmabhumi; My Life and Times, by Premchand. Biblio vol. 11 July-August, 2006: 4-5.
Anjaria, Ulka. "Satire, Literary Realism, and the Indian State: Six Acres and a Third and Raag Darbari." Economic and Political Weekly 41. 46 (2006): 4795-4800.
Anjaria, Ulka (with Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria). "Modernity's Split Subject." Rev. of Seven Summers; The Mulk Raj Anand Omnibus; Mulk Raj Anand: Shaping the Indian Modern, by Mulk Raj Anand. Biblio vol. 10 November-December 2005: 6-7.
Anjaria, Ulka. "Literature and the Limits of Law: Crime, Guilt and Agency in Premchand's Ghaban." Sarai Reader 05: Bare Acts. New Delhi: Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, 2005. 437-443.