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Brinda J. Mehta


Professor of French and Francophone Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Program Head of French and Francophone Studies
Germaine Thompson Professor of French Studies

Education

BA, Elphinstone College
MA, University of Bombay
PhD, Brown University

Professional Interests

Nineteenth-century French literature, psychoanalysis and feminist critical theories, Caribbean and African francophone literatures

Bio

Brinda Mehta is an award-winning scholar of postcolonial feminist literature. Her areas of specialization include postcolonial literatures from Africa, the Caribbean, France, South Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, Indian indenture studies, transnational feminisms, diaspora and migration studies. She is the author of five books, over sixty articles, and three co-edited volumes on postcolonial global south intellectual traditions.

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