Academic Publications


“Globalization, Islamic Machine, and “Critical Localism” in the Aftermath of 9/11.” Ed. Sk. Sagir Ali. Literature and the War on Terror: Nation, Democracy and Liberalisation. Delhi: Routledge, 2023.

“Humanities practices and voices at the margin: National consciousness and the crisis of belonging in Indian Anglophone Muslim Fiction.” Commissioned for World Humanities Report, 2020 (a collaborative project between the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI), the International Council of Philosophy and the Human Sciences (CIPSH), and UNESCO. Funded by the A.W. Mellon Foundation, the Volkswagen Foundation, the Australian Academy of the Humanities, and the Ford Foundation.)

“History and the Ordinary in ‘1971 Novels’ in Bangladesh.” Ed. Haris Qadeer & Yasser Arafath. Sultana’s Sisters: Genre, Genres and Genealogy in South Asian Muslim Women’s Fiction. Delhi: Routledge India, 2021.

“Introduction: Literature and Film: An Alternative Archive of the Partition of India.” Ed. Jaydip Sarkar & Ruapayan Mukherjee. Partition Literature and Cinema: A Critical Introduction. Delhi: Routledge India, 2020.

“Motherhood and the Bangladesh Liberation War (1971).” Ed. Zinia Mitra. The Concept of Motherhood in India: Myths, Theories and Realities. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020.

“Transgressive Desire, Everyday Life, and the Production of ‘Modernity’ in Pakistani Anglophone Fiction.” Ed. Aroosa Kanwal & Saiyma Masood. The Routledge Companion to Pakistani Anglophone Writing: Origins, Contestations, New Horizons. Oxford: Routledge UK, 2018.

“The Idea of a University and the Invention of Culture in Colonial/Post-colonial India.” Ed. Debaditya Bhattacharya. The University Unthought: Notes for a Future. Delhi: Routledge India, 2018.  

“Everyday Life, Defamiliarization, and Desire in Moni Mohsin’s The End of Innocence (2006)”, in  Everyday Lifeworlds: Contestations and Negotiations, Ed. Prasanta Ray & Nandini Ghosh. Delhi: Primus Books, 2015. (Review in Sociological Bulletin)

“Everyday Sacrality in Islamic Hip Hop” in Different Americas: Resituating American Identity in the Post-9/11 Third Worldian Classroom, Ed. Anindya Sekhar Purkayastha, Dhritiman Chakraborty & Mursed Alam. Delhi: Authors Press, 2014.

“Citizenship in the Transnational Space” in Wesleyan Journal of Research, published by Bankura Christian College, Burdwan University, West Bengal, India. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2009.

“Territory and Homeland in Gour Kishore Ghosh’s  Prem Nei (Love Lost, 1981): Construction of Bengali Nationality in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century” in Protocol: Journal of Translation, Creative and Critical Writings , published by Dept. of English,  North-East Hill University (NEHU), Shillong, India, 2009.

“One empty jar . . . how to end?’ Prescient Discourse of Nation in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children” in Indian English Fiction: A Reader, Ed. Sarbojit Boswas. Calcutta: Books Way, 2008.

Book Reviews

Jeremy Seabrook & Imran Ahmed Siddiqui, People Without History: India’s Muslim GhettosInterventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. Vol 16, Issue 2, 2014. Read Review.

Andrew Hock Soon Ng, Intimating the Sacred: Religion in English Language Malaysian Fiction.  Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. Vol 15, Issue 3, 2013. Read MHKHAN Interventions review.

Saborna Roychowdhury, The Distance.  Asiatic: IIUM Journal of English  Language and Literature. 6.1 (June 2012).

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