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Padma Rangarajan: “The Infernal Machine: A History of Terrorism in Three Parts” [May 3, 2022 – 4 pm]

UC Riverside Department of English Associate Professor Padma Rangarajan will present “The Infernal Machine: A History of Terrorism in Three Parts” on Tuesday, May 3 at 4:00pm as part of the UB Department of English Juxtapositions Lecture Series. This virtual event will take place on Zoom. To join, please visit http://bit.ly/rangarajan

Padma Rangarajan is Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside, where she specializes in nineteenth-century British literature. She is the author of Imperial Babel: Translation, Exoticism, and the Long Nineteenth Century (Fordham 2014). Her current project, Thug Life: The British Empire and the Birth of Terrorism interrogates discourses of modern terrorism through an examination of the legal and cultural legacy of nineteenth-century British imperialism. She has published articles in English Literary History, Studies in Scottish LiteratureThe Keats-Shelley Journal, Nineteenth Century Studies, and Nineteenth-Century Literature and is editing a special issue of Romantic Circles on “Contingent Romanticism.”