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Ashna Ali
Program: Comparative Literature
Areas of Concentration: Globalization and Diaspora, Postcolonial Studies, Critical Race, Gender and Sexuality, Film and Television, Genre Studies, American Studies, Italian Studies.
Languages and Literatures: English, Italian, Bengali, Spanish, French
Country of origin: Bangladesh / Italy
Publications: (forthcoming) “To be Young, Gifted, and Black: Sex, Power, and Female Subjectivity in in Shonda Rhimes’ Scandal”, co-written with Yelizavetha Shapiro, Mai: Journal of Feminism and Visual Culture (Summer 2018)

“Book Review: Migrant Writers and Urban Space in Italy: Proximities and Affect in Literature and Film by Graziella Parati”, g/s/i 15 (2018)
“Ambivalence and Security in the Anglo-American Empire: A Critical Dialogue with Professor Homi K Bhabha,” co-interviewed with Rahul K. Gairola. JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory 47.1 (Winter 2017): 143-162

“The Order of Things: Games of Agency and Fate in Giancarlo de Cataldo’s I Traditori,” La Fusta, Journal of Italian Literature and Culture, Vol. 22 “Devotion/ Devozione,” (Fall 2014) 
Alumni Information
Graduated: 2019
Dissertation: “Migritude; Structures of Feeling in a Minor Literature of Globalization”.
Post-Doctoral Position: Bard High School Early College
Previous Education
College / University attended: Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University