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Dr. Rumina Sethi

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Chairperson of the English Depart...

Local Address:  Chandigarh , India
Panjab University
 
Background

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Fellow
    Oxford University
  • Board Member
    International Editorial Board of Feminist Studies in English Literature

Education

  • doctorate
    Trinity College
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Rumina Sethi, Chairperson of the English Department, Panjab University, says, "Chastity is still the supreme virtue and as long as it is regarded to be so, women will not be able to talk freely about their sexual desires.
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RUMINA SETHI is a Professor at the Department of English and Cultural Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh. She is the author of Myths of the Nation, Oxford University Press (Clarendon) and The Politics of Postcolonialism(Pluto). She is Editor of the journal, Dialog which appears bi-annually.
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RUMINA SETHI is a Professor at the Department of English and Cultural Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh. She is the author of Myths of the Nation, Oxford University Press (Clarendon) and The Politics of Postcolonialism(Pluto). She is Editor of the journal, Dialog which appears bi-annually.
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Rumina Sethi is a Professor in the department of English and Cultural Studies at Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. She is the author of Myths of the Nation: National Identity and Literary Representation (1999). She wrote her doctoral thesis at Trinity College, Cambridge, and was a British Academy Fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford. She was awarded the Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship in 2006.
Books by Rumina Sethi
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In a period of vast global restructuring, unrestricted capital has eroded the traditional distinctions between nations and nationhood. In The Politics of Postcolonialism, Rumina Sethi devises a new form of postcolonial studies that makes sense of these dramatic changes. Returning to the origins of the discipline, Sethi identifies it as a tool for political protest and activism among people of the third world. Using a sophisticated mix of spatial theory and local politics, she examines the uneven... (more information)
Pluto Press - The Politics of Postcolonialism
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Rumina Sethi explores the history and the difficulties of post-colonial theory and without jettisoning its value she urges quite fresh thinking about its political and social implications.
(Dame Gillian Beer, King Edward VII Professor Emeritus, University of Cambridge)
'If postcolonial studies is to be relevant today,' Rumina Sethi ...
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In The Politics of Postcolonialism, Rumina Sethi devises a new form of postcolonial studies that makes sense of these dramatic changes.
Returning to the origins of the discipline, Sethi identifies it as a tool for political protest and activism among people of the third world. Using a sophisticated mix of spatial theory and local politics, she examines the uneven terrain of contemporary anti-capitalism and political upsurges in Africa, Asia and Latin America, emphasising postcolonial politics, dissent and resistance. Her analysis shows that as the traditional means of direct political control have largely lost their hold, postcolonial cultures, now dominated by neoliberalism, are seeking fresh ways to express their discontent.
This original and persuasive work frees the discipline from its current preoccupation with hybridity and multiculturalism, giving students of politics, cultural studies and international relations a new perspective on postcolonialism.
About The Author
Rumina Sethi is a Professor in the department of English and Cultural Studies at Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. She is the author of Myths of the Nation: National Identity and Literary Representation (1999). She wrote her doctoral thesis at Trinity College, Cambridge, and was a British Academy Fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford. She was awarded the Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship in 2006.
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