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Samir Dayal

Associate Professor, English and Media Studies
Ph.D., Univ of Wisconsin-Madison, 1989
Office: Adamian Academic Center 067 | 781.891._2957 | sdayal@bentley.edu
                       


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Editor, with an introduction, of Julia Kristeva's Crisis of the European Subject, Franois Rachline's Don Juan's Wager, Lucien Gubbay's Jews under Islam, Patricia Gherovici's The Puerto Rican Syndrome, Robert Rushing's Resisting Arrest: Desire and Enjoyment in Detective Fiction, Sanjay Subrahmanyam et al's Textures of Time, and Barbara Christian's Belief in Dialogue, among other books. Contributed chapters to several edited collections and published articles in journals, including Amerasia Journal, Angelaki: A Theoretical Journal of the Humanities, Colby Quarterly, College English, Contemporary South Asia Review, Critical Asian Studies, Cultural Critique, Genders, Gradiva, The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association, MELUS, Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique, Postmodern Culture, Socialist Review, Weber: The Contemporary West. Interests include film studies and the cultural aspects of globalization. Co-editor with Margueritte Murphy of Global Babel: Questions of Discourse and Communication in a Time of Globalization. Author of Resisting Modernity: Counternarratives of Nation and Masculinity. Also published short fiction. Currently writing book about contemporary Indian cinema and another on global cinema.

Teaching Interests

Film: International and South Asian; Colonial and Postcolonial Literature, Film, Culture South Asia; Popular Culture

Research Interests

Film Studies; Globalization; South Asian Studies; Psychoanalysis; Cultural Studies; Postcolonial Literature, Film & Culture

Consulting/Practice Interests

Member, Development Committee, Advanced Placement Exam, English Literature Advisory Board, The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas

Professional Memberships

European Association For American Studies
International Psychological Association for Society and the Arts
Modern Language Association
Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas
South Asia Consortium (Founding Member of the Board)

Awards and Honors

2009, Awarded Funding to attend "The Art and Craft of Discussion Leadership" seminar at Harvard Business School, October 24, 2008 - Saturday, October 25, 2008, Wilder Teaching and Learning Initiative
2009, Elected to the Advisory Board of PSYART, July 2009.
2009, Elected to the Advisory Board, The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas (MESEA)
2009, Elected to the Editorial Board of the PSYART Journal, an online Journal of the Association for the Psychological Study of Literature and the Arts, July 2009.
2008, Dean's Fund for International Travel, 2007
2008, Elected to the Advisory Board, The Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas (MESEA), 2008
2008, Grant to support registration for Harvard Seminar on "The Art and Craft of Discussion Leadership," Oct. 24-25, 2008, Wilder Program for Teaching and Learning Initiatives
2008, Invited to be a member of the Editorial Board of Asian Diaspora Literatures
2008, Rauch Grant for Research, Summer 2007
2007, Founding Member of the Board, South Asia Consortium, an interdisciplinary group of scholars from Brandeis, Tufts, Harvard, MIT, Wellesley, the MFA and other Boston-area institutions engaged in the study of South Asia and its cultures.
2006, Elected Fellow of the Center for Arts and Sciences, 2006
2006, Rauch Grant awarded for Summer 2006
2005, Chair, Grant to fund Feasibility Study for Media Studies Program, Bentley College Dean's Fund, 2005.
2005, Patrina Foundation and Bentley College Grant
2004, Rauch Grant for Research in India
2003, Faculty Affairs Grant, Bentley College, for travel to India, Singapore and Malaysia, 2002.
2003, Summer Research Grant, Bentley College, 2003
2002, Bentley College Publication Awards
2002, Bentley College Publication Awards, 2002
2001, Bentley College Publication Awards
2001, Summer Research Grant, Bentley College
2000, Bentley College Publication Award
2000, Summer Research Grant, Bentley College
1999, Bentley College Publication Award
1999, Elected Chair of the new Postcolonial Literature Discussion Group, Modern Language Association of America (MLA) for 1999
1998, Bentley College Publication Award
1998, Faculty Development Grant, 1998,
1997, Bentley College Publication Award
1997, Faculty Development Grant
1997, Rauch Grant, Bentley College, 1997
1996, Summer Research Grant, Bentley College
1994, Maurice and Rose Johnson Chair in Humanities, Franklin College
1992, Invitation to Join Editorial Board of Genders
1991, Invitation by the University of Evansville to teach at Harlaxton College, England
1987, First Prize in International Underwriters/ Brokers Scholarship Essay Competition
1987, Marie Christine Kohler Dissertation Fellowship
1986, Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship

Publications

Journal Articles
Dayal, S. Love, the Home, and the World: Theorizing an Alternative Globalism. Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique. Forthcoming

Dayal, S. "Youth in Diasporic Hindi Cinema: Postcolonial Studies and Transnational Perspectives". Frankfurt Verlag, Germany. Forthcoming

Dayal, S. Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal: The Taj Mahal. Forthcoming (link)

Dayal, S. "Hinglish Cinema as Contact Zone: Implications for Intercultural Understanding and Media-Based Pedagogy.". Intercultural Education. Forthcoming

Dayal, S. (2010). The Inadequately Violent State? In Media Res, 1. (link)

Dayal, S. (2010). Bollywood Brokeback Bromance: India’s First Onscreen Gay Kiss.. In Media Res. (link)

Dayal, S. (2010). Something Old, Something New . . .. Twentieth Century Literature, 56 (2), 245-253.

Dayal, S. (2009). A Small Place: Introducing a Special Issue on Sri Lanka. Catamaran.

Dayal, S. (2008). Professing Spirituality: Bollywood Fantasies and the Return of Religion. Weber Studies, 24 (2), 74-97.

Dayal, S. (2007). Re-Positioning India: Tagore's Passionate Politics of 'Love'. Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique, 15 (Spring 2007) (1), 165-2.

Dayal, S. (2002). Inhuman Love: Jane Campion's The Piano. Postmodern Culture 12.2 (January, 2002). (link)

Dayal, S. (2001). Managing Ecstasy: A Subaltern Performative Of Resistance. Angelaki: Theoretical Journal of the Humanities. Special Issue on "Subaltern Affect.".

Dayal, S. (1999). Constructing Nation as Family: Gandhi, Ambedkar, and Postnationality. Socialist Review 99. 1+ 2 (1999): 97-142.

Dayal, S. (1998). The Efficient Fiction: A Reading of Ash Wednesday. Colby Quarterly, 34.1 (M arch 1998), 55-73.

Dayal, S. (1998). Otherings of Nation and Gender: Salman Rushdie's Shame. Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association. Special issue on "Changes.", 31 (2 (Winter 1998)), 39-62.

Dayal, S. (1996). Postcolonialism's Possibilities: Subcontinental Diasporic Intervention. Cultural Critique, 33 (Spring 1996), 113-150.

Dayal, S. (1996). Diaspora and Double Consciousness. The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association, 29 (1), 46-62.

Dayal, S. (1992). The Subaltern Does Not Speak: Mira Nair's Salaam Bombay! as a Post-Colonial Text. Genders, 14 (Fall 1992), 16-32.

Dayal, S. (1992). Talking Dirty: Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children. College English, 54.4 (April 1992), 431-445.

Dayal, S. (1988). On Leadership. Span, 19.1 (Jan. 1988), 47-48.

Books
Dayal, S. Dream Machine: Realism and Fantasy in Hindi Cinema. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Dayal, S. Dream Machine: Reality and Fantasy in Indian Cinema. Atlanta, GA: Temple University Press.

Dayal, S, Murphy, M. S. Global Babel: Questions of Discourse and Communication in a Time of Globalization. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Dayal, S, Rushing, R. (2007). Resisting Arrest: Desire and Enjoyment in Detective Fiction. New York: Other Press.

Dayal, S. Resisting Modernity: Counternarratives of Nation and Masculinity. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Dayal, S, Christian, B. (2005). Belief in Dialogue: U.S. Latina Writers Confont Their Religious Heritage. New York: Other Press.

Dayal, S, Gherovici, P. (2003). Lacan and the Other America: From The Puerto Rican Syndrome to the Sublime Hysterics of the Ghetto. New York: Other Press.

Dayal, S, Narayana Rao, V, Subrahmanyam, S, Shulman, D. (2003). Textures of Time: Writing History in South India 1600-1800. New York: Other Press.

Dayal, S, Rachline, F. (2001). Don Juan's Wager. New York: Other Press.

Dayal, S, Gubbay, L. (2001). Sunlight and Shadow: The Jewish Experience of Islam. New York: Other Press.

Dayal, S, Gorkin, M, Othman, R. (2001). Three Mothers, Three Daughters. New York: Other Press.

Dayal, S, Kristeva, J. (2000). Crisis of the European Subject. New York: Other Press.

Book Chapters
Dayal, S, Christian, B. Introduction. . New York: . Other Press

Rushing, R. Editor's Introduction. In Dayal, Samir, ed (Eds.), . New York: . Other Press

Dayal, S. “Blackness as Symptom: Josephine Baker and European Identity.” . In Mae Henderson and Charlene Regester (Eds.), [Tentative Title: Josephine Baker: A Critical Anthology]

Dayal, S. “Performance, Activism and the Affective Turn: A Typology” . In Bettina Hoffman and Monika Mueller (Eds.), Festschrift for Dorothea Fischer-Hornung

Dayal, S. "Amygdala, Or Coming Through Trauma". In Jolene Armstrong (Eds.), Michael Ondaatje: Guernica Canadian Writers Series

Dayal, S. "Youth in Diasporic Cinema: Postcolonial Studies and Transnational Perspectives." . . Frankfurt: . Peter Lang

Dayal, S. "Multiculturalism with Transnationalism: 'Food Scenes' as Contact Zones." . In Rocio Davis (Eds.), Transnational American Cultures (pp. 153-169). London: . Routledge

Dayal, S. (2013). “The End of Education.” . In Daniel Everrett and Gordon Hardy (Eds.), Shaping the Future of Business Education: Relevance, Rigor and Life Preparation (pp. 221-231). New York, New York: . Palgrave-Macmillan

Dayal, S. (2012). "Youth in Diasporic Hindi Cinema: Postcolonial Studies and Transnational Perspectives.". In Joanna Ziarkowska, Joanna Wierzchowska, and Ewa Luczak (Eds.), Postcolonial Discourse, Race and Ethnicity in the U.S. (pp. 191-203). Frankfurt: . Peter Lang

Dayal, S. (2009). The Liminalities of Nation and Gender: Salman Rushdie's Shame. In Meenakshi Bharat (Eds.), . New Delhi: . Pencraft International

Dayal, S. (2009). Ethical Antihumanism in Frantz Fanon. In Assamina Karavanta, Nina Morgan (Eds.), . Newcastle-upon-Tyne: . Cambridge Scholars Press

Dayal, S. (2007). Subaltern Envy? Salman Rushdie's The Moor's Last Sigh. In Nyman, Jopi, Kuortti, Joel (Eds.), . Amsterdam: . Rodopi Press

Dayal, S, Murphy, M. S. (2007). Introduction. . Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: . Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Dayal, S, Murphy, M. S. (2007). Conclusion. . Newcsatle-upon-Tyne: . Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Dayal, S, Gherovici, P. (2003). Introduction. In Dayal, Samir (Eds.), . New York: . Other Press

Dayal, S. (2003). Blackness as Symptom: Josephine Baker and European Identity. In Raphael-Fernandez, Heike (Eds.), . New York and London: . Routledge

Dayal, S. (2002). Desire and The Politics of Multiculturalism. In Mar�ais, Dominique, Niemeyer, Mark, Vincent, Bernard, Waegner, Cathy (Eds.), . Heidelberg, Germany: . Winter Verlag

Dayal, S, Rachline, F. (2001). Introduction. In Dayal, Samir (Eds.), . New York: . Other Press

Dayal, S, Gubbay, L. (2001). Introduction. In Dayal, Samir (Eds.), . New York: . Other Press

Dayal, S, Gorkin, M, Othman, R. (2001). Introduction. In Dayal, Samir (Eds.), . New York: . Other Press

Dayal, S. (2001). By Way of An Afterword. In Hawley, John (Eds.), . Albany, New York: . SUNY Press

Dayal, S, Kristeva, J. (2000). Introduction. In Dayal, Samir (Eds.), . New York: . Other Press

Dayal, S. (1998). The Emergence of the Fragile Subject: Amitav Ghosh's An Antique Land. In Fludernik, Monika (Eds.), . Tubingen, Germany: . Stauffenburg Verlag

Dayal, S. (1998). Min(d)ing the Gap: South Asian Americans. In Shankar, Lavina, Srikanth, Rajini (Eds.), . Philadelphia: . Temple University Press

Dayal, S. (1997). Splitting Images: The Satanic Verses and The Incomplete Man. In Kain, Geoffrey (Eds.), . East Lansing, MI: . Michigan State University Press

Dayal, S. (1996). Style is (Not) the Woman: Sara Suleri's Meatless Days. In Karle, Deepika, Vasudeva, Mary (Eds.), . Philadelphia: . Temple University Press

Dayal, S. (1993). Creating, Preserving, Destroying: Violence in Bharati Mukherjee's Jasmine. In Nelson, Emmanuel S (Eds.), . New York: . Garland

Book Reviews
Dayal, S. “The End of Education.” [Review of the book Shaping the Future of Business Education]. Palgrave. Forthcoming

Dayal, S. (2008). [Review of the book After the Deluge]. Catamaran Magazine.

Dayal, S. (2008). [Review of the book Kazim Ali's The Far Mosque Winter 2007]. Catamaran Magazine.

Dayal, S. [Review of the book Purvi Shah]. Catamaran. Forthcoming

Dayal, S. (2007). [Review of the book Vivek Bahl & Toyin Falola]. Catamaran Magazine, Winter 2007.

Dayal, S. (2006). [Review of the book The Fugitive Self: Kazim Ali's The Far Mosque]. Catamaran.

Dayal, S. (2004). [Review of the book Holding Their Own: Perspectives on the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States (Commissioned Review)]. Journal of American Studies in Turkey.

Dayal, S. (2004). [Review of the book Meena Alexander's Illiterate Heart]. Catamaran: Journal of South Asian Writing.

Dayal, S. (2004). [Review of the book Ravi Shankar's Instrumentality]. Catamaran. (link)

Dayal, S. (2003). [Review of the book Juanita Tamayo Lott's Asian Americans: From Racial Category to Multiple Identities]. Contemporary South Asia.

Dayal, S. (2002). [Review of the book Vinayak Chaturvedi's Mapping Subaltern Studies and the Postcolonial ]. Critical Asian Studies.

Dayal, S. (2000). [Review of the book Steve Clark & Tim Edensor's Travel Writing & Empire, and Tourists at the Taj: Performance and Meaning at a Symbolic Site]. Contemporary South Asia.

Dayal, S. (1999). [Review of the book Angelo Ancheta's Race, Rights, and the Asian American Experience (Commissioned Review)]. MELUS: Journal of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States.

Dayal, S. (1999). [Review of the book R. Radhakrishnan's Diasporic Mediations: Between Home and Locations (Commissioned Review)]. Amerasia Journal.

Dayal, S. (1996). [Review of the book John Guillory's Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation (Commissioned Review)]. MELUS: Journal of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States.

Dayal, S. (1992). [Review of the book Samuel Hazo's Stills]. Washington Report on Middle East Affairs.

Dayal, S. (1991). [Review of the book Elisabeth Bumiller's May You be The Mother of A Hundred Sons: A Journey among The Women of India]. Washington Report on Middle East Affairs.

Dayal, S. (1991). [Review of the book Ghassan Kanafani's All That's Left to You]. Washington Report on Middle East Affairs.

Dayal, S. (1991). [Review of the book Orhan Pamuk's The White Castle]. American-Arab Affairs.

Dayal, S. (1991). [Review of the book Robert Nozick's The Examined Life]. Wellhouse.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Dayal, S. (2014). "After New Gods: D.H. Lawrence, Italy and “Foreignness”." Presented at the D.H. Lawrence Society's Conference of D.H. Lawrence Society, Gargnano, Italy.

Dayal, S. (2014). "“An Introduction to Raj Kapoor.”." Presented at the Chapel Hill-Chauncey Hall 's Meet the Director Series, Waltham.

Dayal, S., Abbott, T., Korepanova, E., Sorensen, K. I., Aslinger, B. S. (2013). "Gender, Queerness & Nation." Presented at the Gender Studies Program and LGBTQ@Bentley's Faculty Roundtable, Bentley University.

Dayal, S. (2013). "Stereotypes of Young South Asian women are Constructed in Western Media." Presented at the Bentley Women's Center's Brown Bag lunch, Bentley University.

Dayal, S. (2013). "“Raj Kapoor: An Introduction.”." Presented at the Harvard University's Harvard Film Archive Retrospective on the Director Raj Kapoor, Cambridge, MA.

Dayal, S. (2013). "“Unmaking and Remaking American Selves across the Oceans: Multicultural Intercourse among American Colonial Loyalists, British Colonizers, and Colonized Indian Artists in India.”." Presented at the nternational American Studies Association's International American Studies Association’s 6th World Congress “Oceans Apart: In Search of New Wor(l)ds”, Szczecin, Poland.

Dayal, S. (2013). "“The Taste of Others: Artistic Exchange and Social Intercourse in Colonial India. “." Presented at the International Association of Psychology and the Arts's International Conference of PSYART, Madrid, Spain.

Dayal, S. (2013). "“Terror and Seduction: Hindi Terrorism Cinema.”." Presented at the International Association of Psychology and the Arts's 30th International Conference on Psychology and the Arts, Porto, Portugal.

Dayal, S. (2013). "“No Longer Just Virgins, Vamps and Avenging Women: Gender and the New Visual Regime in Hindi Popular Cinema.”." Presented at the University of Massachusetts's Film and Visual Culture conference , Boston.

Dayal, S. (2012). "“Making Live Connections: Linking Media Literacy and Literature.”." Presented at the NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English)'s NCTE Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dayal, S. (2012). "“Making Live Connections: Linking Media Literacy and Literature.”." Presented at the NCTE's National Council of Teachers of English Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada..

Dayal, S. (2012). "“The Spanish Connection: American Cinematic Genres and Spanish Sensibilities”." Presented at the Conference on New Worlds, Other Encounters's Conference on New Worlds, Other Encounters: Cultural Dialogues Between America and Spain In art, film, history, language, and literature, Torremolinos, Spain.

Dayal, S. (2012). "“Performance, Activism and the Affective Turn: A Typology,”." Presented at the International Conference on the Psychological Study of the Arts and Literature's PSYART conference , Ghent, Belgium.

Dayal, S. (2011). "“The End of Education (as We Knew it)? An Aesthetics for Renewal in American Higher Education”" Presented at the Canadian Association of American Studies's Aesthetics of Renewal, Ottawa, Canada.

Dayal, S. (2011). Presented at the International Society for Language Studies's Conference of the International Society for Language Studies , Aruba.

Dayal, S. (2011). ""Cuisine and Cinema: Diasporic South Asian Cinema as Contact Zone in Multicultural Contexts,"." Presented at the University of Warsaw, Poland's Invited Lecture, Warsaw, Poland.

Dayal, S. (2011). "“'Hinglish' Films And Identity In Indian Cinema."." Presented at the International Society for Language Studies's Conference of the International Society for Language Studies, Aruba.

Dayal, S. (2011). ""Multiculturalism Should Not Fail: Making the Case for Transnationalism and ‘Culturalism’”." Presented at the City University of Hong Kong's American Transnational Cultures: Stories, Objects, Spaces, Hong Kong.

Dayal, S. (2010). "Diaspora and Melodrama: South Asians in Transnational Cinema."

Dayal, S. (2010). "Keynote Lecture." Presented at the Ethnic American Literature and Culture Conference, Warsaw, Poland.

Dayal, S. (2010).

Dayal, S. (2009). "Slumdog Millionaire: Mediated Fantasy and Poverty Porn." Presented at the Ethnic Crossings, Syros, Greece.

Dayal, S. (2008). "Not My Brother's Keeper? The Migrant as Intimate Other in Films by Haneke and Kassovitz" Presented at the MESEA (Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas), Leiden, Netherlands and Lisbon, Portugal.

Dayal, S. (2007). "Unbinding Identity: Caribbean South Asians in Cinema." Presented at the Caribbean Unbound conference, Lugano.

Dayal, S. (2007). "The Powers of the False." Presented at the International Literature and Psychology Conference, Belgrade.

Dayal, S. (2006). "Forging the Global in the Local: The Embodied City as Site of Translation in Indian Cinema." Presented at the MESEA Conference, University of Navarra, Spain.

Dayal, S. (2005). "Black-and-Tan Fantasies." Presented at the EACLALS Triennial Conference, Malta.

Dayal, S. (2005). "Sharing Screen Space: Representing Black-Asian Contact in Film." Presented at the Fifth International Conference on Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Beijing, China.

Dayal, S. (2005). "Perverse Misrecognition in Videodrome and The Crying Game."

Dayal, S., Murphy, M. S. (2003). "Can We Talk? Discussion Panel, co-chaired" Presented at the American Comparative Literature Association, Cal State San Marcos in North San Diego County.

Dayal, S., Habib, I., Kapila, S. (2003). "Godly Modernism, Conference on the Social Studies of Science in India at Massachusetts Institute of Technology."

Dayal, S. (2003). "Love, the Home, and the World: Theorizing an Alternative Globalism." Presented at the International Psychology and Society Association, Greenwich, England.

Dayal, S. (2003). "Love, the Home, and the World: Theorizing an Alternative Globalism." Presented at the Modern Language Association (MLA), San Diego, CA.

Dayal, S. (2002). "The New Cosmopolitanism and Immigrant Identities in Film." Presented at the European Association For American Studies, Bordeaux, France.

Dayal, S. (2002). "The New Cosmopolitanism and Immigrant Identities in Film." Presented at the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the United States in Europe, University of Padua, Italy.

Dayal, S. (2002). "The New Cosmopolitanism and Immigrant Identities in Film." Presented at the Re-thinking Culture and Literature : Transnational and Comparative Spaces, Riga, Latvia.

Dayal, S. (2001). "Towards A Critical Community: Postcoloniality and Asian American Studies." Presented at the Asian American Studies and Postcolonial Theory, University of Illinois, Chicago.

Dayal, S. (2001). "Thinking, Feeling, Resisting: Rustom Bharucha and the Politics of Interculturalism." Presented at the Association for Commonwealth Literatures and Languages, Canberra, Australia.

Dayal, S. (2001). "Eating the Other: Anxiety and Cosmopolitanism." Presented at the Association for Psychology and the Arts, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Dayal, S. (2000). "Ayub Khan-Din's "East is East"."

Dayal, S. (2000). "Desire and The Politics of Multiculturalism." Presented at the MELUS, Orleans, France.

Dayal, S. (1999). "An Ethical Antihumanism? Frantz Fanon's Black Skin, White Masks" Presented at the American Studies Association and Canadian Association of American Studies Annual Convention, Montreal, Canada.

Dayal, S. (1999). "Inhuman Love in Jane Campion's The Piano." Presented at the Bentley College Colloquium, Bentley College.

Dayal, S. (1999). "A New Way of Doing It? Inhuman Love in Jane Campion's The Piano" Presented at the Conference on Film, Language and Literature, Northern Illinois University.

Dayal, S. (1999). "Inhuman Love in Jane Campion's The Piano." Presented at the International Conference on Literature and Psychology, Urbino, Italy.

Dayal, S. (1999). "Frantz Fanon and the Dissolution of the Black Man." Presented at the Northeast Modern Language Association, Pittsburgh, PA.

Dayal, S. (1998). "Envy, Ethnicity, and Ethics: Salman Rushdie's The Moor's Last Sigh."

Dayal, S. (1998). "'Subaltern Envy' and Ethics in Salman Rushdie's The Moor's Last Sigh." Presented at the International Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference, Tampere, Finland.

Dayal, S. (1998). "The Resistance to Official Multiculturalism; or, What Happens to Indians When They Go to Foreign Lands?" Presented at the Modern Language Association, San Francisco.

Dayal, S. (1998). "'Subaltern Envy' and Ethics in Salman Rushdie's The Moor's Last Sigh." Presented at the South Asian Studies Conference, Madison, Wisconsin.

Dayal, S. (1997). "In Kali's Gaze." Presented at the Conference of the Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society on Psychoanalysis and So, Washington, D.C.

Dayal, S. (1996). "Postcoloniality and Marginality: Salman Rushdie's The Moor's Last Sigh." Presented at the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA), Minneapolis, MN.

Dayal, S. (1996). "Diaspora and Double Consciousness." Presented at the Midwest Modern Language Association, MMLA, St. Louis, MO.

Dayal, S. (1996). "The South Asian Diaspora and Double Consciousness." Presented at the MLA, Chicago.

Dayal, S. (1996). "Reconstructing Family and Nation: Dalit Writing and Gandhian Discourse." Presented at the Modern Language Association, Washington, D.C.

Dayal, S. (1994). "The Incomplete Man: Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses." Presented at the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA), Chicago.

Dayal, S. (1994). "'What Kind of Idea . . .': Troubling Identity in Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses." Presented at the Postcolonial Theory, Dartmouth College.

Service

Department Service
Committee Member for Evaluation Committee - Present
Committee Member for Media and Culture Committee - Present
Coordinator of the LSM program in MAS
Committee Chair for Search Committee, 2013 - Present
Committee Member for Evaluation Committee, 2013 - 2013
Dept. Representative - 2011

University Service
- Present
Coordinator of MAS LSM for Media Arts and Society LSM, 2007

Professional Service
Question Leader for Educational Testing Service
Board of Directors of a Company for PSYART Organization - Present
Editorial Review Board Member for PSYART Journal, 2011 - Present
Committee Chair for Advanced Placement Development Committee for English Literature, 2010 - Present
Board of Directors of a Company for Psychological Study of Literature and the Arts, 2008 - Present
Board of Directors of a Company for Editorial Board, Journal of the Association for Multiethnic Literatures of the United States in Europe, 2005 - Present
Committee Chair for College Board, 2000 - Present
Committee Member for College Board Committee on Curriculum Development, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer, Book for Temple University Press, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Book for Routledge Press, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Book for Temple University Press, 2012 - 2012
Invited Lecture/Presentation for American Studies Institute, University of Warsaw, Poland, 2011 - 2011
Invited Lecture/Presentation for Bentley University - 2010
Reviewer, Grant Proposal for Social Sciences Research Council of Canada, 2010 - 2010
Reviewer, Grant Proposal for Economic and Social Research Council Grant Application, 2010 - 2010
Reviewer, Book for Temple University Press - 2009