Publications



Publications

Late Colonial Sublime:  Neo-Epics and the End of Romanticism (Evanston:  Northwestern University Press, 2017; recipient of Mellon Foundation Modern Language Initiative Outstanding First Book Prize).

“Modernity” entry in the Sikhism section of Encyclopedia of Indian Religions, ed. Arvind Sharma (Heidelberg, Germany: Springer Verlag, 2013). (PDF)

“Uncanny Affinities: A Translation of Iqbal’s Preface to Payam-e Mashriq” in Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 15:3 (2013). (PDF)

“Apocalyptic Praxes / Paradoxes of Progress”at lanaturnerjournal.com. Lana Turner: A Journal of Poetry and Opinion, Aug. 2012. (WEB)

“The Dialectic of Postmodernism” (Review of Fredric Jameson’s Valences of the Dialectic), forthcoming, Lana Turner: Journal of Poetry and Opinion, 4: 1 (2011). (Ref.; Invited) (WEB)

“Guru Nanak and Rational Civil Theology”, Sikh Formations, 7:2, 131-143 (2011). (Ref.) (PDF)

“Zero Figurality, or Imperialism and Form” (A Critique of Fredric Jameson’s The Modernist Papers), The Bryn Mawr Review of Comparative Literature, vol. 8, no. 1 2010. (Ref.; Invited) (WEB)

“The Persistence of Identity”, The Annual of Urdu Studies, vol. 24, 2009. (Ref.) (PDF)

“The Paradoxes of Dalit Cultural Politics” in Anne Feldhaus and Manu Bhagavan (eds.),Claiming Power from Below: Dalits and the Subaltern Question (A Festshrift in Honor of Eleanor Zelliot), Oxford University Press, 2008. (Ref.)

“Patterns in the World of Literature” (A Review of Pascale Casanova’s The World Republic of Letters), Bryn Mawr Review of Comparative Literature, 6.2 (Fall 2007): on-line. (Invited) (WEB)

Translations from the Urdu of respective works by Balvant Singh, Pitras Bukhari, and Nida Fazli in Mehr Farooqi (ed.), Anthology of Modern Urdu Literature, Oxford University Press, 2007. (Ref.)

Review of Gandhi in His Times and Ours by David Hardiman, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 26.2 (2006): 333-337. (Ref.) (PDF)

“British Imperial Collapse in Asia” (A Review of Christopher Bayly and Tim Harper’s Forgotten Armies: The Fall of British Asia, 1941-45), International Institute for Asian Studies Newsletter41 (Summer 2006): 21-22. (Invited) (PDF)

“A Bundle of Contradictions: Notes on Identity and Authority in Readings of Iqbal”, Biblio: A Review of Books, vol. 11, March-April 2006, pp. 30-32. (Invited) (PDF)

“The Antinomian Prophecy” (A Review of Abid Surti’s The Black Book), Biblio: A Review of Books, vol. 10, nos. 7-8, July-August 2005, pp. 7-8. (Invited) (PDF)

“Deciphering the Promise of Tradition” (A Review of Zamiruddin Ahmad’s The East Wind and Other Short Stories), The Annual of Urdu Studies, vol. 20, 2005, pp. 264-273. (Ref.) (PDF)

Review of The Indian Princes and their States by Barbara N. Ramusack, Economic and Political Weekly, vol. 39, no. 36 September 4-10, 2004. Reedited and republished inComparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East 25.3 (2005) 689-690. (Ref.) (PDF)

Review of Kamasutra by Vatsyayana Mallanaga, trans. Wendy Doniger and Sudhir Kakar,Sagar: South Asia Graduate Research Journal, vol. 12, n. 1 Spring 2004. (Invited) (PDF)

Review of Brahma in the West: Blake and the Oriental Renaissance by David Weir, Chicago South Asia Outreach Newsletter, vol. 28, n. 2 Spring/Summer 2004. (Invited) (PDF)

“Place and Shadow: Photographs from a Personal Location,” Chicago South Asia Outreach Newsletter, vol. 24, n. 1 Winter 2000. (Invited)

“From ‘Indiaspora’” (Photographs), The Red Wheelbarrow, Spring 1997. (Invited)