Henry J Schwarz

Title

Professor
Founding member, Program on Justice and Peace

Department

Department of English
General profile

Phone

+1 202-687-7647

Alt. phone

4147950017

Fax

2026875445

Alt. email

Henry.Schwarz07@gmail.com

Location

Office hours

Spring 2016: TR 5 - 6 PM & by appointment

Bio

Henry Schwarz is Professor of English at Georgetown University, where he was Director of the Program on Justice and Peace from 1999- 2007. His books include Writing Cultural History in Colonial and Postcolonial India (1997), and Constructing the Criminal Tribe in Colonial India: Acting Like a Thief (2010), and co-edited volumes Reading the Shape of the World: Toward an International Cultural Studies (1996) and A Companion to Postcolonial Studies (2000). He is General Editor of the Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies. His areas of specialization include literary theory, cultural studies, South Asia regional studies and comparative literature. Current research and writing bring him increasingly closer to human rights, indigenous people, and creative practices of social change.

CV

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Education

  • Ph.D. (1991) Duke University, Literature
  • M.A. (1986) Rutgers University, Comparative Literature
  • B.A. (1982) McGill University, English

Languages

  • Bengali (speak, read)
  • French ()
  • Spanish ()