Bakirathi Mani Teaching

With comedian Margaret Cho and my Asian American Literature class, Spring 2008


I currently teach Asian American Studies, transnational feminist studies, and cultural studies of globalization at Swarthmore College.

The following are course descriptions of classes that I have taught in the Department of English Literature and Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at Swarthmore College. For a detailed syllabus, please contact me directly.


Theories and Literatures of Globalization (ENGL 117)

Asian American Literature (ENGL 65)

Nation and Migration (ENGL 9D)

Transnational Feminist Theory (ENGL 82 and GSST 020)

The World, The Text, and the Critic (ENGL 76)

South Asians in Asian America (ENGL 77)