Singh, Amritjit

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SINGH, Amritjit

SINGH, Amritjit. American (born India), b. 1945. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Race relations, Biography. Career: University of Delhi, lecturer, 1965-68; Herbert Lehman College, CUNY, lecturer/assistant professor, 1970-71, 1973-74; New York University, instructor, 1971-72; American Studies Research Centre, research associate, 1974-77; University of Hyderabad, reader in English, 1977-78; University of Rajasthan, professor of English, 1978-83; Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, associate professor of English, 1984-86; Rhode Island College, Providence, professor of English, 1986-, Mary Tucker Thorp Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences, 1991-92. Yale University, New Haven, CT, ACLS visiting fellow, 1983-84; visiting professor: Wesleyan University, 1984-85, New York University, 1985-86, College of the Holy Cross, 1993, University of California, Berkeley, 1994; Du Bois Institute, Harvard University, NEH visiting fellow, 1991-92; University of Calgary, visiting Killam fellow, 1995; JFK Institute, Freie University, Berlin, visiting Fulbright professor, 2002. Publications: The Novels of the Harlem Renaissance: 12 Black Writers, 1923-1933, 1976. EDITOR: George Houston Bass: A Memorial Volume, 1991; W. Thurman, Infants of the Spring, 1992; R. Wright, The Color Curtain, 1995; R. Wright, Black Power, 1995. CO-EDITOR: Afro-American Poetry and Drama 1760-1975 (annotated bibliography), 1979; Indian Literature in English 1827-1979 (annotated bibliography), 1981; India (anthology), 1983; The Harlem Renaissance: Revaluations, 1989; The Magic Circle of Henry James, 1989; Memory, Narrative and Identity, 1994; American Studies Today, 1995; Conversations with Ralph Ellison, 1995; Conversations with Ishmael Reed, 1995; Memory and Cultural Politics, 1996; New Perspectives on Indian Literature in English, 1996; Postcolonial Theory and the United States, 2000; Collected Writings of Wallace Thurman, 2003; Interview with Edward W. Said, 2003. Address: Dept of English, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI 02908-1991, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]