Debjani Ganguly

Debjani Ganguly is head of the Humanities Research Centre in the Research School of Humanities at the Australian National University. A literary and cultural historian by training, she has published in the areas of postcolonial studies, global Anglophone literatures, caste and dalit studies, cultural histories of mixed-race, Gandhi and nonviolence and Indian literary criticism. Her recent publications are Caste, Colonialism and Countermodernity: Notes on a Postcolonial Hermeneutics of Caste (Routledge, 2005), Pigments of the Imagination: Rethinking Mixed Race, co-editor (Journal of Intercultural Studies, 2007), and Rethinking Gandhi and Nonviolent Relationality: Global Perspectives, co-editor (Routledge, Orient Longman, New Delhi, 2000).