Tara Harney-Mahajan

PhD Candidate, ABD; Managing Editor, LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory; Secretary, NeMLA Women’s and Gender Studies Caucus

Dissertation: “Queering Inheritance in Irish and Indian English Contemporary Fiction”

Research Interests: 20th- and 21st-Century Irish, Indian-Anglophone, and British literature; world literature; women writers (Edna O’Brien); postcolonial, feminist, and queer theory

Publications: “Feminisms, Postcolonial.” Forthcoming in The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Ed. Renee Hoogland, Nancy Naples, Maithree Wickramasinghe, and Angela Wong.

“Refashioning the Wedding Dress as the ‘Future Anterior’ in Edna O’Brien, Marina Carr, and Eugene O’Neill.” Forthcoming in Women’s Studies.

Provoking Forgiveness in Sebastian Barry’s The Secret Scripture.New Hibernia Review 16.2 (2012): 54–71.