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Ameeth Vijay


Professor Ameeth VijayPh.D. (UC Irvine)

Assistant Professor of Literature, Modern and Contemporary Global Literatures in English

Primary Office: LIT 337
Primary Phone: 534-8695
Quarterly Office Hours

Email: avvijay@ucsd.edu 

Ameeth Vijay received his Ph.D in Comparative Literature from UC Irvine and has taught at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey.  He specializes in global anglophone literature, modern and contemporary British literature, postcolonial studies and urban studies.  His current book project examines the intersections between literature, urban planning and architecture and tracks the persistence of colonial relationships in the development of contemporary spaces, including in global cities.   

Publications:

“ ‘Towns of Unquestionable Insignificance’ in Caryl Phillips’ A Distant Shore,” Postcolonial Text, 10.1 (2015)

“After the Pop-Up Games: London's Never-ending Regeneration,” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 33 (2015): 425 – 443