Shringarpure Bhakti

Bhakti Shringarpure

Bhakti Shringarpure is the editor in chief and co-founder of Warscapes. She is a writer, translator and academic who received a BA in Literature from Bard College and a PhD in Comparative Literature from the City University of New York. She is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at University of Connecticut (Storrs). She focuses on literature emerging from civil wars in the aftermath of European colonialism with an emphasis on the period of the Cold War. She is the author of Cold War Assemblages: Decolonization to Digital (Routledge, 2019), Literary Sudans: An Anthology of Literature from Sudan and South Sudan (Editor, Africa World Press) and the English translation of Boubacar Boris Diop’s novel Kaveena (Co-translator, Indiana University Press).

– “Guest Columns: The Wold in Palestine, Palestine in the World,” in 6/// The Funambulist 6 (Jul-Aug 2016) Object Politics.

– “Understanding Violence Through the (Misread) work of Frantz Fanon and Gandhi” in The Funambulist 25 Self-Defense (September-October 2019)

From Timbuktu to Fort de France: The Iconic Power of Monuments and their Destruction (recorded on August 13, 2014)


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