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Publications of Ranjana Khanna    :recent first  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


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

Papers Published

  1. Khanna, R. "Feminism and Psychoanalysis: Repetition, Repression and the Unconscious." New Directions in Cognitive Science  (1995): 358-67.
  2. with Khanna, R; Engle, K. "Forgotten History: Myth, Empathy, and Assimilated Culture." Feminism and the New Democracy  (1997): 67-80.
  3. Khanna, R. "The Construction of the Dark Continent: Agency as Autobiography." Women’s Lives/Women’s Times  (December, 1997): 103-20.
  4. Khanna, R. "’Araby’ (Dubliners): Women’s Time and the Time of the Nation."  Refereed Joyce, Feminism, Colonialism/Postcolonialism/European Joyce Studies  (1998): 81-101.
  5. Khanna, R. "From Third to Fourth Cinema." Third Text  (1998): 13-32.
  6. Khanna, R. "The battle of Algiers and the Nouba of the women of Mont Chenoua: From third to fourth cinema." Third Text 12:43 (December, 1998): 13-32. [doi]
  7. Khanna, R. "Review of Female Subjects in Black and White: Race, Psychoanalysis, Feminism." Signs 26:1 (Fall, 2000): 262-5.
  8. Khanna, R. "Cartographies of Scholarship."  With Mendoza, Mazurana, Burton and Ibryamova Area & International Studies Curriculum: Integration Book  (January, 2000).
  9. Khanna, R. "Review of Emily Apter’s Continental Drift: From National Characterisitics to Virtual Subjects." (U of Chicago P 1999), Mlq 61:4 (December, 2000): 692-695.
  10. Khanna, R. "Continental Drift: From National Characters to Virtual Subjects." Modern Language Quarterly 61:4 (December, 2000): 692-696. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  11. Khanna, R. "The Experience of Evidence: Language, Law and the Mockery of Justice." Algeria in and Out of French  (January, 2001).
  12. Khanna, R. "The Ambiguity of Ethics: Specters of Colonialism." Feminist Consequences: Theory for the New Century  (January, 2001).
  13. with Khanna, R; Burton, B; Ibryamova, N; Mazurana, DE; Mendoza, SL. "Cartographies of Scholarship: The Ends of Nation-States, International Studies, and the Cold War." Encompassing Gender: Integrating International Studies and Women’s Studies  (2002): 21-45.
  14. Khanna, R. "Taking a stand for Afghanistan: Women and the left." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 28:1 (Fall, 2002): 464-465. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  15. Khanna, R. "Frames, contexts, community, justice." DiacriticsMeaning, Frame, and Metaphor 33:2 (January, 2003): 11-41. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  16. Khanna, R. "Frames, Contexts, Community, Justice." Meaning, Frame, and Metaphor  (March, 2003): 149-171.
  17. Khanna, R. "Le Combat de Baya (translation)." Art History: Journal of the Association of Art Historians 26:2 (April, 2003): 288-289.
  18. Khanna, R. "Baya (translation)." Art History: Journal of the Association of Art Historians 26:2 (April, 2003): 287-287.
  19. Khanna, R. "Latent Ghosts and the Manifesto." Art History: Journal of the Association of Art Historians 26 (April, 2003): 244-286.
  20. Khanna, R. "Signatures of the Impossible." Duke Journal of Law and Gender Policy  (2004).
  21. "On Asylum." SAQ  (2005).
  22. "Frames, Contexts, Community, Justice."  Summer 2003. However, the issue appeared in November 2005. Diacritics 33:2 (2005): 11-41.
  23. Khanna, R. "On asylum and genealogy." South Atlantic Quarterly 104:2 (December, 2005): 371-380. [doi]
  24. Khanna, R. "Asylum." Texas International Law Journal 41:3 (2006): 471-90.
  25. Khanna, R. "Post-Palliative." Postcolonial Text 2:1 (2006). [viewarticle.php]
  26. Khanna, R; Aravamudan, S. "Interview with Fredric Jameson." ed. Ian Buchanan, Fredric Jameson, Jameson on Jameson: Conversations on Cultural Marxism  (2007): 203-240.
  27. Khanna, R. "Indignity." Ethnic and Racial Studies 30:2 (March, 2007): 257-280. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  28. Khanna, R. "From Rue Morgue to Rue des Iris." Screen 48:2 (December, 2007): 237-244. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  29. Khanna, R. "Fabric, Skin, Honte-ologie." Shame and the Visual Arts  (2008).
  30. Khanna, R. "Indignity." Positions: East Asia Cultures Critique 16:1 (January, 2008): 39-77. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  31. Khanna, R. "The Age of Asylum: Mona Hatoum." Communities of Sense  (2009).
  32. Khanna, R. "Disposability." Differences: a Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 20:1 (August, 2009): 181-198. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  33. Khanna, R. "Psychoanalysis before 1966." Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literary Theory  (2010).
  34. Khanna, R. "Isaac Julien: Paradise Omeros." Gerst Foundation Catalogue  (2010).
  35. Khanna, R. "Hope, Demand and the Perpetual." Unconscious Dominions: Psychoanalysis, Colonial Trauma, and Global Sovereignties  (2010).
  36. Khanna, R. "Unbelonging: In motion." Differences: a Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 21:1 (August, 2010): 109-123. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  37. Khanna, R. "Racial France, or the melancholic alterity of postcolonial studies." Public Culture 23:1 (December, 2011): 191-199. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  38. Khanna, R. "Touching, unbelonging, and the absence of affect." Feminist Theory 13:2 (August, 2012): 213-232. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  39. Khanna, R. "The lumpenproletariat, the subaltern, the mental asylum." South Atlantic Quarterly 112:1 (December, 2013): 129-143. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  40. Khanna, R. "On the right to sleep, perchance to dream." A Concise Companion to Psychoanalysis, Literature, and Culture  (January, 2014): 351-366. [doi]  [abs]
  41. Khanna, R. "Fabric, skin, honte-ologie."   (January, 2014): 159-179. [doi]
  42. Khanna, R. "The stranger at the gate: An interview." Against Life  (January, 2016): 257-267.
  43. Khanna, R. "On the name, ideation, and sexual difference." Differences: a Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 27:2 (September, 2016): 62-78. [doi]  [abs]
  44. Khanna, R. "Stranger." New Literary History 49:2 (2018): 279-284. [doi]
  45. Khanna, R. "Speculation; Or, living in the face of the intolerable." Journal of Middle East Women'S Studies 14:1 (March, 2018): 109-115. [doi]
  46. Khanna, R. "Stefania Pandolfo, Knot of the Soul: Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam." Psychoanalysis and History 21:3 (December, 2019): 369-372. [doi]
  47. Khanna, R. "Touching the corpse: Reading Sinan Antoon." New Literary History 51:2 (March, 2020): 401-418. [doi]

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

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