Mukti Lakhi Mangharam

Mukti Lakhi Mangharam is Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University. She holds an M.Phil in Criticism and Culture from the University of Cambridge and earned her doctoral degree in English from Cornell University.  Her book: Literatures of Liberation: Non-European Universalisms and Democratic Progress (Ohio State UP, 2017) explores local syncretic universalisms in Indian and South African literatures. The fields she works in include Postcolonial Literature, the literatures of South Africa and South Asia, Human Rights and Literature, Comparative Modernities, and Feminism and Gender Studies. She has published widely in journals including Economic and Political Weekly, Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies, Diacritics, ELH, ARIEL, and Safundi