Pavan Kumar Malreddy Researcher, Institute for English and American Studies, Goethe University Frankfurt
Pavan Kumar Malreddy is a Researcher at the Institute for English and American Studies, Goethe University Frankfurt. He has previously taught at Chemnitz University of Technology, York University, Toronto (2003–04), University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon (2009–10), and has worked with various research organizations (Canadian Council on Learning, Ottawa and Aboriginal Education Research Center, Saskatoon) as a commissioned writer and editor from 2007 to 2009. He has published numerous essays on race, postcolonialism, and indigenous politics in Canada in journals, such as Third World Quarterly, Intertexts, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, and AlterNative, among others. His co-edited collection, Reworking Postcolonialism: Globalization, Labour and Rights is due for publication in the spring of 2015. He is the co-editor of a special issue titled “Orientalism and Terrorism: Theory, Text, and Images after 9/11” published in the Journal of Postcolonial Writing (2012, vol. 48, issue 3) and of another special issue titled “Arun Joshi: Avant-Garde, Existentialism and the West” published in ZAA: Quarterly Journal of Language, Literature and Culture (2014). His current research work focuses on the discourses of terror, necropolitics, nationalism, and violence in India, Sri Lanka, Burma, and Nigeria. His doctoral dissertation on postcolonial theory has received the 2012 Faculty of Humanities award at Chemnitz University of Technology.