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EIU Department of English


Jyoti Panjwani | Professor of English

Office: 3576 - Coleman Hall
Office Hours: TR 2-3 p.m.; W 3-4 p.m.

Jyoti Panjwani's areas of teaching and research include third world literature and feminism, post-colonial theory and literature, non-western cultural studies, and Asian mythology. Her articles on Indian post-colonial feminism have been published in such journals as Comparative Civilizations Review: Journal of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations, Publications of the Illinois Philological Association, and Proceedings of the Red River Conference on World Literature. She has translated into English Nabarun Bhattacharya's postcolonial Bengali novel Herbert  (Sahitya Akademi Press, 2004) and  Popati Hiranandani's Sindhi autobiography and short stories with an Introduction titled The  Pages of My Life (Oxford University Press, 2010).


PhD, University of Illinois


Post-colonial literature, theory, and feminism; Indian literature; Asian literary and cultural studies; translation studies.

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Department of English

600 Lincoln Ave.
Charleston, IL 61920
(217) 581-2428
Fax: (217) 581-7209

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