Syed Ross Masood and E.M. Forster

Syed Ross Masood and E.M. Forster

Curriculum Vitae

This is an abbreviated CV.
You can download a full version of my CV (PDF) and you can read my essays and articles.

JAMES DANIEL ELAM
j.daniel.elam@gmail.com

EDUCATION                                                 
2015 | Ph.D., Northwestern University
2010 | M.A., Northwestern University
2008 | A.B., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT
2019 – | Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature, University of Hong Kong
2018 – 2019 | Fellow, Society for the Humanities, Cornell University
2016 – 2018 | Assistant Professor (limited term), English and Drama Department and Transnational/Diaspora Studies Program, University of Toronto
2015 – 2016 | Mellon Sawyer Seminar Postdoctoral Fellow, “Bibliomigrancy: World Literature in the Public Sphere,” Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2014 – 2015 | Lecturer, Asian American Studies Program, Northwestern University

PUBLICATIONS
Books

     Elam, J. Daniel. Necessary and Impossible: Anticolonialism, Critique, Reading. New York: Fordham University Press, forthcoming.

Edited Volumes
     Elam, J. Daniel, Kama Maclean, and Chris Moffat, eds. Writing Revolution in South Asia. London: Routledge Press, 2017. Print.
     Maclean, Kama, and J. Daniel Elam, eds. Revolutionary Lives in South Asia: Acts and Afterlives of Anticolonial Political Action. London: Routledge Press, 2014. Print.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
     Elam, J. Daniel. “A Theory of Anticolonial Reading.” PMLA (forthcoming; 2019): 9 manuscript pages. Print.
     Elam, J. Daniel. “The Martyr, the Moviegoer: Bhagat Singh at the Movies.” BioScope: The Journal of South Asian Screen Studies 8.2 (January 2018): 181-203. Print.
     Elam, J. Daniel. “Commonplace Anticolonialism: Bhagat Singh’s Jail Notebook and the Politics of Reading.” South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 39.3 (September 2016): 592-607. Print. Rpt. in Writing Revolution. Ed. J. Daniel Elam, Kama Maclean, and Chris Moffat. London: Routledge, 2017. Print.
     Elam, J. Daniel and Chris Moffat. “On the Form, Politics, and Effects of Writing Revolution.” South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 39.3 (September 2016): 513-524. Print. Rpt. in Writing Revolution. Ed. J. Daniel Elam, Kama Maclean, and Chris Moffat. London: Routledge, 2017. Print.
     Elam, J. Daniel. “‘Take Your Geography and Trace It’: The Cosmopolitan Aesthetics of W.E.B. DuBois and Dhan Gopal Mukerji.” Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 17.4 (2015): 568-584. Print.
     Elam, J. Daniel. “Echoes of Ghadr: Har Dayal and the Time of Anticolonialism.” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East 34:1 (2014): 9-23. Print.
     Elam, J. Daniel. “The ‘Arch Priestess of Anarchy’ Visits Lahore: Violence, Love, and the Worldliness of Revolutionary Texts.” Postcolonial Studies 16:2 (2013): 138-152. Print. Rpt. in Revolutionary Lives in South Asia. Ed. Kama Maclean and J. Daniel Elam. London: Routledge, 2014. 28-42. Print.
     Maclean, Kama and J. Daniel Elam. “Who is a Revolutionary?” Postcolonial Studies 16:2 (2013): 111-121. Print. Rpt. in Revolutionary Lives in South Asia. Ed. Kama Maclean and J. Daniel Elam. London: Routledge, 2014. 1-11. Print.
     Elam, J. Daniel. “The Anticolonial Ethics of Lala Har Dayal’s Hints for Self Culture,” Nehru Memorial Museum and Library Occasional Papers: History and Society 9 (2012): 1-20. Print.

Book Chapters
Elam, J. Daniel. “Revolutionary Presentism.” World History/World Literature, edited by Neilesh Bose and Dilip P. Gaonkar. New York: Columbia University Press (2020, forthcoming): 17 manuscript pages. Print.
Elam, J. Daniel. “Of Castes and Crowds: B.R. Ambedkar’s Anticolonial Endosmosis.” B.R. Ambedkar: The Quest for Justice Volume 1, edited by Aakash Singh Rathore. London: Oxford University Press (2019, forthcoming): 24 manuscript pages.

Special Issues
     Elam, J. Daniel, Kama Maclean, and Chris Moffat, eds. “Writing Revolution: Practice, History, Politics in Modern South Asia.” South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies 39.2 (2016). Print.
     Maclean, Kama, and J. Daniel Elam, eds. “Reading Revolutionaries: Texts, Acts, and Afterlives of Political Action in Late Colonial South Asia.” Postcolonial Studies 16:2 (2013). Print.

Review Essays, Interviews, and Other Scholarly Publications
     Elam, J. Daniel. “Crowded Modernism: Mulk Raj Anand and World Literature.” The Wiley Blackwell Companion to World Literature. Eds. Ken Seigneurie and B. Venkat Mani. New York: Wiley Blackwell (forthcoming, 2019): 10 manuscript pages. Print.
Elam, J. Daniel. “What we talk about when we talk about the Revolutionaries.” Special section on responses to Kama Maclean and Durba Ghosh. South Asian Culture and History (forthcoming, Summer 2019): 7 manuscript pages. Print.
Elam, J. Daniel. “The Form of Global Anglophone Literature is Grenfell Tower.” Contemporaries Post45 dossier on “Forms of the Global Anglophone” 22 February 2019: n. pag. Web. post45.research.yale.edu
Elam, J. Daniel. “Postcolonial Theory.” Oxford Bibliographies in Literary and Critical Theory. Ed. Eugene O’Brien. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019. Web.
Elam, J. Daniel. “Homi Bhabha.” Oxford Encyclopedia of Communications and Critical Studies. Ed. Dana Cloud. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.
     Ghosh, Amitav and J. Daniel Elam. “The Temporal Order of Modernity Has Changed: A Conversation with Amitav Ghosh.” boundary 2 45:2 (May 2018).
     Elam, J. Daniel. “Crowded Modernism: Mulk Raj Anand and World Literature.” The Wiley Blackwell Companion to World Literature. Eds. Ken Seigneurie and B. Venkat Mani. New York: Wiley Blackwell (forthcoming, 2018): 10 manuscript pages. Print.
     Elam, J. Daniel. Review of Ajay Skaria’s Unconditional Equality. Political Theory (2017): 1-5. Print.
     Elam, J. Daniel. “The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activism in India since 1989.” Transfers 3:3 (2013): 135-140. Print.
     Elam, J. Daniel. “New Cosmopolitanisms of Forgotten Diasporas.” American Quarterly 65:2 (2013): 425-435. Print.

Selected Public and Popular Press Writing
     Elam, J. Daniel. “Dhan Gopal Mukerji.” Our Stories: An Introduction to South Asian America. Ed. Samip Mallick. Philadelphia: South Asian American Digital Archive, 2019 (forthcoming): 5 manuscript pages. Print.
     Elam, J. Daniel. “You Could Have Changed Everything.” Public Books 24 September 2018: n. pag. Web. publicbooks.org
     Elam, J. Daniel. Review of The Sparsholt Affair by Alan Hollinghurst. Quarterly Conversation 11 June 2018: n. pag. Web. quarterlyconversation.com
     Elam. J. Daniel. “Anticolonialism.” Global South Studies 27 December 2017: n. pag. Web. globalsouthstudies.as.virginia.edu
     Elam, J. Daniel. “Let them Rot: What to do With Statues That Must Fall.” Scroll 31 October 2017: n. pag. Web. scroll.in
     Elam, J. Daniel. “The World of Gay World Lit.” Public Books 16 October 2017: n. pag. Web. publicbooks.org
     Elam, J. Daniel. “Too Much Light.” Los Angeles Review of Books 18 August 2015: n. pag. Web. lareviewofbooks.org
     Elam, J. Daniel. “Translating Gandhi.” South Asian American Digital Archive 9 July 2015: n. pag. Web. saada.org/tides
     Elam, J. Daniel. “Echoes of Mutiny, and the Ghosts That Live On.” Asian American Writers’ Workshop 25 October 2013: n. pag. Web. aaww.org

Selected Media Coverage
Zeli M., QC Voices (20 September 2018), The decision to overturn Section 377
Sarah Eleazar, Dawn (15 January 2018), Bhagat Singh’s contribution to anti-colonial movement
Faizan Ali Warraich, The Nation (15 January 2018), Brainstorming for Pakistan’s way forward
Arsalan Haider, The Daily Times (15 January 2018), Muslim states must extend equal rights to minorities, advises Warsi
Pooja Makhijani, The Atlantic (03 October 2017), What a Forgotten Kids' Book Reveals About U.S. Publishing