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Visiting Scholars


Ranjan Ghosh

Ghosh teaches at the department of English, University of North Bengal, India. Among his numerous books include Presence (Cornell UP, 2013, with Ethan Kleinberg), Transcultural Poetics and the Concept of the Poet (Routledge, 2017), Thinking Literature across Continents (Duke UP, 2016, with J Hillis Miller) and Poetry and Philosophy: Continental Perspectives (Columbia UP, 2019). His next two books are on plastic.  


Nida Kirmani

Associate Professor, Sociology, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan

Gendering Urban Conflict: Exploring the Everyday Dynamics of Violence in Lyari, Karachi


Pushpakanthan Pakkiyarajah

Lecturer, Department of Visual & Technological Arts, Eastern University, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka



Sumana Roy

Author & Poet, Siliguri, India

Five Plant Thinkers of Twentieth Century Bengal