Khani Begum


Associate Professor

302 East Hall

Degrees and Institutions

Ph.D. English Literature, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
M.S. Education, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale IL
M.A. English Literature and Language, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India
B.A. in History, Economics and Political Science, Bangalore University,Bangalore, India.

Area: Modern and Contemporary British and Postcolonial Literatures and Film; Postcolonial, Feminist, and Cultural Theories

Research Interests: Postcolonial and Gender Theories; Muslim Women's Issues and Middle Eastern Literatures; Post 9/11 Discourses; Iranian and Muslim Women in Film; Graphic Novels and Political Discourses

Courses Taught

ENG 2610: World Literature 
ENG 3230: Modern Fiction 
ENG 3250: Modern Drama
ENG 3330: Contemporary Fiction
ENG 3350: Contemporary Drama

Graduate courses in Modern British and Postcolonial Literatures, such as:
ENG 6800: Post 9/11 Film and Literature
ENG 6800: Postcolonial Literature and Film

Select Publications

"The Dialogics of a New Orientalism" in Women and Islam ed. Zayn Kasam. ABC-Clio, 2010. 

Work in Progress

"Transvergence in Post 9/11 Global Cinemas"


Updated: 01/30/2018 02:35PM