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Ameeth Vijay

Associate Professor

Ph.D. (UC Irvine)

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

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Ameeth Vijay specializes in global anglophone literature, modern and contemporary British literature, postcolonial studies and urban studies.  He is the author of Topothesia: Planning, Colonialism, and Places in Excess (Fordham University Press, 2023) which examines the intersections between literature, urban planning and architecture and tracks the persistence of colonial relationships in the development of contemporary spaces.

“ ‘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 

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