What is Postcolonial about Shakespeare?
Macbeth in Mumbai
A lecture given by Supriya Chaudhuri
December 6, 2011
5 – 6 pm
Room 504 in The Diana Center
Refreshments and snacks will be served
Supriya Chaudhuri is Professor of English and Coordinator of the Centre of Advanced Study in the Department of English at Jadavpur University in Kolkata, India. Educated at South Point High School, Presidency College in Calcutta and then at the University of Oxford, Ms. Chaudhuri’s work focuses mainly on European Renaissance literature, Indian literature of the 19th and 20th centuries and their respective novel, theory and cinema. Her most recent publications include a translation, with critical introduction, of Rabindranath Tagore’s novel Relationships; an edited collection of essays entitled Literature and Philosophy, “The Absence of Caliban: Shakespeare and Colonial Modernity” inShakespeare’s World/World Shakespeare’s and “Lucius, thou art translated: Adlington’s Apuleius” in Renaissance Studies, 22.5.
Hosted by the Barnard English Department and Professor James G. Basker