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Henry J Schwarz

Title

Professor

Department

Department of English
General profile

Phone

+1 202-687-7647

Fax

202-687-5445

Location

Office hours

Fall 2014: M/W 2:00-3:25

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 forthcoming 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 ()