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IEET > Contributors > Uppinder Mehan

Uppinder Mehan

Uppinder Mehan teaches at the University of Houston-Victoria and writes about postcolonial literature and theory and science fiction. His recent and forthcoming publications include the following: “Postcolonial Science, Cyberpunk and The Calcutta Chromosome.” Intertexts (forthcoming); “The Aesthetics of the Sovereign Self in Conditions of Post-Scarcity.” The Comparatist (36, May 2012,147-159); Terror, Theory and the Humanities. Jeffrey Di Leo and Uppinder Mehan, eds. Open Humanities Press, 2012; “Of Chronotopic rescue by SF narratives,” The Comparatist, (36, May 2012, 314-316); “Teaching Postcolonial Science Fiction.” Teaching Science Fiction Ed. Peter Wright. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 162-178; “The Other Sci-Fi.” Introduction to Focus: The Other Sci-Fi. American Book Review, 32, 2 (January/February 2011), 3.



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