Hello, everyone! My name is Nico Millman, and I am a PhD Candidate in the English Department. My areas of interest include twentieth-century South Asian and Latin American literature, theories of the novel, postcolonial studies, and critical development studies. In Spring 2020, I designed and taught a Junior Research Seminar called “Global Detective Narratives,” which […]
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I am a PhD Candidate in the Department of English at the University of Pennsylvania. My dissertation, The Agrarian Question in Literature and Politics across South Asia and Latin America, 1910s - Present, studies dispossession and radical politics in the literary imagination and Left discourse across rural India, Mexico, and Peru. I examine fiction and non-fiction produced from the era of anti-colonial struggle and national liberation in the early-to-mid twentieth century, to the period of revolutionary upheaval in the global 1960s, and to the present moment of neoliberal enclosures and anti-systemic, counter-globalization movements.