Nasser Mufti

Nasser Mufti is Assistant Professor in the Department of English, University of Illinois at Chicago. His research focuses on nineteenth-century British postcolonial literature as well as critical and political theory. He has a special interest in literary approaches to the study of nationalism. Mufti recently published the book Civilizing War: Imperial Politics and the Poetics of National Rupture (2017), in which he argues that narratives of civil war animated nineteenth-century British imperialism and decolonization in the twentieth century. Articles by Mufti include “Walking in Bleak House” (2016) and “Bio-politics and Greater Britain” (2016).

As of March 2018