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Qadri M Ismail

English Language & Lit 19 LindH 207 Church St SE


  • postcoloniality
  • literary theory
  • gender/sexuality
  • historiography
  • democracy
  • human rights
  • modernity
  • cricket

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: English, Columbia University, 1998.


  • Culture and Eurocentrism. Ismail, Qadri, Rowman Littlefield International, Author, 2015. Link
  • Abiding by Sri Lanka: On Peace, Place and Postcoloniality. Ismail, Qadri, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 'Public Worlds' Series, Author, 2005. Link
  • Unmaking the Nation: The Politics of Identity and History in Modern Sri Lanka. Ismail, Qadri, Co-editor, with Pradeep Jeganathan, Colombo: Social Scientists' Association, Author, 1995.

Courses Taught

  • Ways of Knowing
  • EngL 8400 - Culture and Colonialism
  • Literature, History, Postcoloniality
  • Developing (in) the Wake of Eurocentrism
  • Marxism and Nationalism
  • Modern India
  • Narratives of Women in Islam
  • Postcolonial Literature
  • Minority Literature
Alternative Output Formats Alternative Output Formats
Boy with Beads. Boy selling beads. Laotian Art.Laotian art. Finding shade in Bhagsu.Finding shade in Bhagsu.