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  1. Khanna, R, Asylum: The Concept and the Practice (2009) .
  2. Khanna, R, Technologies of Unbelonging (2009) .
  3. Khanna, R, Algeria Cuts: Women and Representation, 1830 to the Present (November, 2007) .
  4. Khanna, R, Dark Continents: Psychoanalysis and Colonialism (April, 2003), Duke University Press .

Papers Published

  1. Khanna, R, Touching the corpse: Reading Sinan Antoon, New Literary History, vol. 51 no. 2 (March, 2020), pp. 401-418 [doi] .
  2. Khanna, R, Stefania Pandolfo, Knot of the Soul: Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam, Psychoanalysis and History, vol. 21 no. 3 (December, 2019), pp. 369-372, Edinburgh University Press [doi] .
  3. Khanna, R, Speculation; Or, living in the face of the intolerable, Journal of Middle East Women'S Studies, vol. 14 no. 1 (March, 2018), pp. 109-115, Duke University Press [doi] .
  4. Khanna, R, Stranger, New Literary History, vol. 49 no. 2 (2018), pp. 279-284, Johns Hopkins University Press [doi] .
  5. Khanna, R, On the name, ideation, and sexual difference, Differences: a Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, vol. 27 no. 2 (September, 2016), pp. 62-78, Duke University Press [doi]  [abs].
  6. Khanna, R, The stranger at the gate: An interview, in Against Life (January, 2016), pp. 257-267 .
  7. Khanna, R, On the right to sleep, perchance to dream, in A Concise Companion to Psychoanalysis, Literature, and Culture (January, 2014), pp. 351-366 [doi]  [abs].
  8. Khanna, R, Fabric, skin, honte-ologie (January, 2014), pp. 159-179, Routledge [doi] .
  9. Khanna, R, The lumpenproletariat, the subaltern, the mental asylum, South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 112 no. 1 (December, 2013), pp. 129-143 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs].
  10. Khanna, R, Touching, unbelonging, and the absence of affect, Feminist Theory, vol. 13 no. 2 (August, 2012), pp. 213-232, SAGE Publications [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs].
  11. Khanna, R, Racial France, or the melancholic alterity of postcolonial studies, Public Culture, vol. 23 no. 1 (December, 2011), pp. 191-199 [Gateway.cgi], [doi] .
  12. Khanna, R, Unbelonging: In motion, Differences: a Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, vol. 21 no. 1 (August, 2010), pp. 109-123, Duke University Press [Gateway.cgi], [doi] .
  13. Khanna, R, Psychoanalysis before 1966, in Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literary Theory (2010) .
  14. Khanna, R, Isaac Julien: Paradise Omeros, in Gerst Foundation Catalogue (2010) .
  15. Khanna, R, Hope, Demand and the Perpetual, in Unconscious Dominions: Psychoanalysis, Colonial Trauma, and Global Sovereignties (2010), Duke University Press .
  16. Khanna, R, Disposability, Differences: a Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, vol. 20 no. 1 (August, 2009), pp. 181-198, Duke University Press [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs].
  17. Khanna, R, The Age of Asylum: Mona Hatoum, in Communities of Sense, edited by Mansoor, J (2009), Duke University Press .
  18. Khanna, R, Indignity, Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique, vol. 16 no. 1 (January, 2008), pp. 39-77, Duke University Press [Gateway.cgi], [doi] .
  19. Khanna, R, Fabric, Skin, Honte-ologie, in Shame and the Visual Arts (2008), Routledge .
  20. Khanna, R, From Rue Morgue to Rue des Iris, Screen, vol. 48 no. 2 (December, 2007), pp. 237-244 [Gateway.cgi], [doi] .
  21. Khanna, R, Indignity, Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 30 no. 2 (March, 2007), pp. 257-280, Informa UK Limited [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs].
  22. Khanna, R; Aravamudan, S, Interview with Fredric Jameson, in ed. Ian Buchanan, Fredric Jameson, Jameson on Jameson: Conversations on Cultural Marxism (2007), pp. 203-240, Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2007 .
  23. Khanna, R, Asylum, Texas International Law Journal, vol. 41 no. 3 (2006), pp. 471-90 .
  24. Khanna, R, Post-Palliative, Postcolonial Text, vol. 2 no. 1 (2006) [viewarticle.php] .
  25. Khanna, R, On asylum and genealogy, South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 104 no. 2 (December, 2005), pp. 371-380, Duke University Press [doi] .
  26. Frames, Contexts, Community, Justice, Diacritics, vol. 33 no. 2 (2005), pp. 11-41 (Summer 2003. However, the issue appeared in November 2005..) .
  27. On Asylum, SAQ (2005) .
  28. Khanna, R, Signatures of the Impossible, Duke Journal of Law and Gender Policy (2004) .
  29. Khanna, R, Le Combat de Baya (translation), Art History: Journal of the Association of Art Historians, vol. 26 no. 2 (April, 2003), pp. 288-289  [author's comments].
  30. Khanna, R, Baya (translation), Art History: Journal of the Association of Art Historians, vol. 26 no. 2 (April, 2003), pp. 287-287  [author's comments].
  31. Khanna, R, Latent Ghosts and the Manifesto, Art History: Journal of the Association of Art Historians, vol. 26 (April, 2003), pp. 244-286 .
  32. Khanna, R, Frames, Contexts, Community, Justice, in Meaning, Frame, and Metaphor, edited by Goggim, J; Burke, M (March, 2003), pp. 149-171, University of Amsterdam Press .
  33. Khanna, R, Frames, contexts, community, justice, in Meaning, Frame, and Metaphor, edited by Joyce Goggim and Michael Burke, Diacritics, vol. 33 no. 2 (January, 2003), pp. 11-41, Johns Hopkins University Press [Gateway.cgi], [doi] .
  34. Khanna, R; Burton, B; Ibryamova, N; Mazurana, DE; Mendoza, SL, Cartographies of Scholarship: The Ends of Nation-States, International Studies, and the Cold War, in Encompassing Gender: Integrating International Studies and Women’s Studies, edited by Lay, MM; Monk, J; Rosenfelt, DS (2002), pp. 21-45, The Feminist Press .
  35. Khanna, R, Taking a stand for Afghanistan: Women and the left, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, vol. 28 no. 1 (Fall, 2002), pp. 464-465, University of Chicago Press [Gateway.cgi], [doi] .
  36. Khanna, R, The Experience of Evidence: Language, Law and the Mockery of Justice, in Algeria in and Out of French, edited by Berger, A (January, 2001), Cornell UP .
  37. Khanna, R, The Ambiguity of Ethics: Specters of Colonialism, in Feminist Consequences: Theory for the New Century, edited by Bronfen, E; Kavka, M (January, 2001), Columbia UP .
  38. Khanna, R, Review of Emily Apter’s Continental Drift: From National Characterisitics to Virtual Subjects, (U of Chicago P 1999), Mlq, vol. 61 no. 4 (December, 2000), pp. 692-695 .
  39. Khanna, R, Continental Drift: From National Characters to Virtual Subjects, Modern Language Quarterly, vol. 61 no. 4 (December, 2000), pp. 692-696, Duke University Press [Gateway.cgi], [doi] .
  40. Khanna, R, Cartographies of Scholarship, Area & International Studies Curriculum: Integration Book (January, 2000), Feminist Press (With Mendoza, Mazurana, Burton and Ibryamova.) .
  41. Khanna, R, Review of Female Subjects in Black and White: Race, Psychoanalysis, Feminism, edited by Abel, E; Christian, B; 1997, HMUOCP, Signs, vol. 26 no. 1 (Fall, 2000), pp. 262-5 .
  42. Khanna, R, The battle of Algiers and the Nouba of the women of Mont Chenoua: From third to fourth cinema, Third Text, vol. 12 no. 43 (December, 1998), pp. 13-32 [doi] .
  43. Khanna, R, ’Araby’ (Dubliners): Women’s Time and the Time of the Nation, edited by Jones, EC, Joyce, Feminism, Colonialism/Postcolonialism/European Joyce Studies (1998), pp. 81-101, Rodopi (Refereed.) .
  44. Khanna, R, From Third to Fourth Cinema, Third Text (1998), pp. 13-32 .
  45. Khanna, R, The Construction of the Dark Continent: Agency as Autobiography, in Women’s Lives/Women’s Times, edited by Broughton, T; Anderson, L (December, 1997), pp. 103-20, SUNY .
  46. Khanna, R; Engle, K, Forgotten History: Myth, Empathy, and Assimilated Culture, in Feminism and the New Democracy, edited by Dean, J (1997), pp. 67-80, Sage Press .
  47. Khanna, R, Feminism and Psychoanalysis: Repetition, Repression and the Unconscious, in New Directions in Cognitive Science, edited by Pylkko, P; Pylkannen, P (1995), pp. 358-67, Finnish Artificial Intellegence Society .

Work in Progress

  1. R. Khanna, Book: Technologies of Unbelonging (2009) .
  2. R. Khanna, Book: Asylum: The Concept and the Practice (2009) .


  1. Khanna, R, Participant in MLA Radio Program “What’s the Word?” on Gillo Pontecorvo’s Battle of Algiers (2006) .
  2. Khanna, R, “From Exile to Asylum” Audio section of Bloomsday 100 created by The James Joyce Center, Bloomsday 100, and Hyperfecto CD-Rom 2005 (2005) .