Reema Rajbanshi


Reema Rajbanshi

Creative Writing Faculty

Degrees and Institutions

Ph.D. Literature, University of California - San Diego, 2018
M.A. English & Creative Writing, University of California - Davis, 2007
B.A. English & Women’s Studies, Harvard University, magna cum laude, 2003

Area: World Literature, Creative Writing (Fiction, Memoir), Critical Theory (Subaltern Studies, Caste Studies, Indigenous Studies), Histories of Labor

Research Interests: Creative fiction and memoir; Postcolonial and World literatures; Fourth World cinema; Feminist & New Materialisms; Abolitionist literatures

Courses Taught

Undergraduate courses

Introduction to Fiction

Introduction to Non-Fiction

Advanced (Experimental) Fiction

Speculative & Climate Fiction

World Literature and Film
Visual Politics of Bondage

Select Publications

Sugar, Smoke, Song. Red Hen Press, 2020. Women’s Prose Prize, 2018.
Individual publications in Confrontation, Southwest Review, Chicago Quarterly Review, and other journals.

Work in Progress

“Fourth World Filmic Interventions” in Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Development (forthcoming Fall 2022).

Indigeneities at the Millennium: Caste Articulations, critical monograph.

A Woman Named Lightning, A Man Named Victorious, experimental travel memoir.

Updated: 02/04/2023 06:20PM