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Keya Ganguly

612/625-5871
Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature 222 Nicholson Hall 216 Pillsbury Dr SE

Specialties

  • South Asian film and culture
  • Frankfurt school
  • sociology of culture
  • Marxism
  • film and visual studies
  • postcolonial theory and criticism

Publications

  • Ganguly, Keya. Cinema, Emergence, and the Films of Satyajit Ray. University of California Press, 2010. Link
  • Carnal Knowledge: Visuality and the Modern in 'Charulata'. Ganguly, Keya, 1996.
  • Temporality and Postcolonial Critique. Ganguly, Keya, 2004.
  • Migrant Identities: Personal Memory and the Construction of Selfhood. Ganguly, Keya, 1992.
  • Cinema and Universality: On Satyajit Ray's APUR SANSAR. Ganguly, Keya, Race and Class, Author, 2002.
  • Adorno, Authenticity, Critique. Ganguly, Keya, Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Research Activities

  • "Threshold Goddesses: Cinema, Emergence, and the Films of Satyajit Ray"
  • "Nostalgia and the Future: Indian Cinema and the Politics of Sentiment"

Professional Activities

  • Senior Editor: CULTURAL CRITIQUE
  • Dissertation Grants Reviewer: SSRC: 2003 - 2004

Awards

  • Faculty Sabbatical Supplement Award, 2007 - 2008
  • Single Semester Leave, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, 2004 - 2005
  • CSCL Faculty Summer Fellowship, 2003
  • Grant-in-Aid of Research, University of Minnesota, 2002 - 2003
  • Faculty Research Grant, Humanities Institute, 2002
  • Facutly Sabbatical Supplement Award, 2000 - 2001
  • President's Multicultural Research Award, University of Minnesota, 1997 - 1999
  • McKnight Summer Fellowship and Faculty Summer Research Grant, University of Minnesota, 1998

Courses Taught

  • CSCL/CL 8910 Dialectics
  • CL/CSDS 8910 - Readings in Critical Theory: Walter Benjamin
  • CL/CSDS 8910 - Readings in Marx and Marxism
  • CL/CSDS 8910 - Readings in the Sociology of Culture: Raymond Williams
  • CL/CSDS 5910 - Theories of the Other
  • SCMC 5001 - Critical Debates in Cinema and Media Studies
  • CSCL/CSDS 5301 - Society, Ideology and the Production of Art
  • CSCL 3910/ALL 3920 - The Bombay Social Film of the 1950s
  • CSCL 3321W - Theories of Culture
  • CSCL1201 - Introduction to Cinema and Media Cultures
Alternative Output Formats Alternative Output Formats
Boy with Beads. Boy selling beads. Laotian Art.Laotian art. Finding shade in Bhagsu.Finding shade in Bhagsu.