Krishna Manavalli

Assistant Professor
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Postcolonial & Global Literature, South Asian Women?s Writing, 19th Century Colonial British Literature
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Postcolonial Theory & Literature (Colonialism and British Literature, Indian Writing in English, Literature of the South Asian Diaspora, and Vernacular literatures of South India), Feminism, Film Studies (South Asian Cinema), Translations (English-Kannada)
  • Ph D - 2008
  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan State
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: Invented Traditions and Regional Identities: A Study of the Cultural Formations of South India 1856-1990s
  • MA - 2001
  • Old Dominion University
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: Caste, Desire, and the Representation of the Gendered Other in U.R. Ananthamurthy's Samskara, Ghatashraddha, and “Akkayya”
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • PRESENTATIONS
  • Faculty Appreciation Award--Sigma Tau Delta
  • Sigma Tau
  • 2010
  • New Faculty Initiative Grant
  • 2010
  • College of Arts and Letters Dissertation Completion Fellowship
  • 2007
  • College of Arts and Letters Merit Fellowship
  • 2006