Priti Joshi

Professor
English
pjoshi@pugetsound.edu
253.879.3515

Priti JoshiPriti Joshi is a scholar of 19th-century British literature and culture, with an emphasis on colonialism and race relations in the period. Her secondary areas of teaching are South Asian literature and film and post-colonial literatures. She is currently completing a book on English-language Indian newspapers and the politics of colonialism titled Empire News. Recent publications include an article on the India exhibit of the 1851 Great Exhibition (Museum History Journal) and on advertisements, readers, and gender politics in Anglo-Indian newspapers (Victorian Periodicals Review). She has published on Charles Dickens, Anne Brontë, Frances Trollope, and Edwin Chadwick in journals such as Studies in English Literature, Nineteenth Century Literature, and Victorian Literature and Culture. Joshi teaches courses on the Brontës, Dickens, Britishness, Indian Fiction, Bollywood Film, and gender studies.

B.A., University of Maryland, 1988; Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1998

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