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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Kalpana Rahita Seshadri

english department

Kalpana Rahita Seshadri


B.A., St. Francis College
Ph.D., Tufts University

Stokes Hall S477
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass. 02467

Phone: 617-552-0598
Fax: 617-552-4220

Academic Profile

Specializes in Postcolonial Studies and theories of contemporary Globalization and relations of power. She teaches courses pertaining to British colonialism, colonial literature and non-western literatures in English. Her research field is the Philosophy of Race and inequality, focusing on questions of subjectivity, ethics, language and law. Courses include Global Englishes; Debates and Issues in Postcolonial Studies; British Literature and Postcolonial Criticism, Fictions of Empire. Her current research deals with the inter-relation of the consumer driven global economy with the non-human.

Selected Publications


Selected Essays