Amrita Ghosh, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of South Asian Literature in the Department of English at UCF. Previously, she was a researcher at the South Asian Center (SASNET), Lund University in Sweden. She also worked on a postdoc at Linnaeus University, Center of Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies in Sweden. During the postdoc she worked on emerging literature, films and visual texts on and from Kashmir, representing the conflict in a myriad of ways. Her monograph on this research project is forthcoming. Ghosh is the co-editor of the anthology: Tagore and Yeats: A Postcolonial Reenvisioning (2022).
Previously, Dr. Ghosh was a full time lecturer in the English Department at Seton Hall University. Dr. Ghosh has a PhD in Postcolonial literature and theory, specializing in Partition Literature, from Drew University. She had a fellowship at Cornell University’s Critical Theory School. In her doctoral dissertation, she studies the representation of borders and border crossings by human and nonhuman subjects in the aftermath of the Partition and how such Partition narratives rewrite the nation-state through the border subjects.