Neetu Khanna

Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-0102
Office: THH 161


Biographical Sketch

Neetu's areas of interest include modern South Asian literatures, global marxisms, postcolonial literature and theory, literatures of decolonization, aesthetics of affect, transnational feminisms and queer theory.  She is currently completing her book manuscript entitled Progressive Feeling: Visceral Realisms and Marxist Aesthetics in the Literature of Decolonizing India.


  • B.A. Comparative Literature, Brown University, 2003
  • Ph.D. Comparative Literature, UCLA, 2011

  • Postdoctoral Training

    • Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, CenterĀ for the Humanities, Wesleyan University, 2011-2012