Meet Sucheta Kanjilal
Assistant Professor, English and Writing
Phone: (813) 257-3471
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
2007 St. Xavier's College Mumbai, B.A.
2009 University of Mumbai, M.A.
2010 SOAS, University of London, M.A.
2017 University of South Florida, Ph.D.
Writing and Inquiry
Writing and Research
Postcolonial Literature and Theory
Sucheta Kanjilal's primary research examines Sanskrit epics, Indian politics, and modern Hinduism. Her teaching interests include academic writing, colonial discourse, gender studies and literatures of the British Empire.
At conferences, Kanjilal has also presented research on Bollywood, Orientalism, sexuality and translation. She works with materials in English, Hindi, Bengali, Urdu and Sanskrit. Her work has been published in journals such as Nidan: International Journal for Indian Studies and the Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies. Her research on caste and the Mahabharata is forthcoming in the edited volume Many Mahabharatas (SUNY UP).
John Iorio Award for Outstanding Graduate Student, USF, 2017
Dissertation Completion Fellowship, USF, 2017
Irving Deer Memorial Scholarship for Cultural Studies, USF, 2016
University Graduate Fellowship, USF, 2012
Felix Scholarship, SOAS, 2009-2010
Sahitya Mandal Scholarship for Excellence in Hindi Literature, St. Xavier's Mumbai, 2005