Here are the (partial) reading lists from some of the courses I've taught at Hong Kong, Cornell, Toronto, Madison, and Northwestern.

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Author, Critic, Reader (Cornell)
Als, White Girls
Calvino, If on a winter’s night a traveler
Nelson, The Argonauts
Malcolm, In the Freud Archives

Diasporas and Transnationalisms (Toronto)
Hall, Familiar Stranger
Unnikrishnan, Temporary People
Bayoumi, How does it feel to be a problem?
Hartman, Lose Your Mother

Rotten Englishes (Toronto)
Saro-Wiwa, Sozaboy
Unnikrishnan, Temporary People
Selvon, The Lonely Londoners
Roy, The God of Small Things
Díaz, This is how you lose her
Sinha, Animal's People
Ip, Sonnets from the Singlish
Arase (dir.), Beyonce the President's Daughter 

Global Modernism (Toronto)
Woolf, Mrs Dalloway
Anand, Untouchable
Mofolo, Chaka
Musil, The Confusions of Young Törless
Borges, A Universal History of Iniquity
Lu Xun, The Real Story of Ah-Q
Yi T'aejun, Eastern Sentiments
Larsen, Passing

Human Rights Law and Literature (Toronto)
Arendt, Eichmann in Jerusalem
Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth
Unnikrishnan, Temporary People
Tharoor, Swimmer Among the Stars

Oceanic Histories (Toronto)
Ghosh, Sea of Poppies
Rogers and Hammerstein II, South Pacific
Philip, Zong!
Equiano, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Reading World Literature (UW Madison)
Nayaran, Ramayana
Mann, The Transposed Heads
Hamid, The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Shakespeare, The Tempest
Kafka, Metamorphosis
Conrad, Heart of Darkness
Salih, Season of Migration to the North 
Alexievich, Voices from Chernobyl

Literatures of Afro-Asian Solidarity (Northwestern)
Wright, The Color Curtain
Du Bois, Dark Princess
Kochiyama, Passing it On
Smith, Twilight Los Angeles 1992
Nair (dir.), Mississippi Masala
Ho, Black Power Suite

Literatures of South Asia and its Diaspora (Northwestern)
Lahiri, Interpreter of Maladies
Sharma, Family Life
Mukerji, Caste and Outcast
Desai, The Zig-Zag Way
Mueenuddin, In Other Rooms, Other Wonders
Hamid, The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Mistry, Tales from Firozsha Baag
Hanif, My Beautiful Laundrette
Joseph, Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

Asian American Popular Culture (Northwestern)
Tomine, Shortcomings
Shoshon Nagahara, Lament in the Night
Hamid, The Reluctant Fundamentalist