About the Author
R. Radhakrishnan is Chancellor’s Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of Diasporic Mediations (1996), Theory in an Uneven World (Blackwell, 2003), Between Identity and Location: The Cultural Politics of Theory (2007), History, the Human, and the World Between (2008), and editor of Theory as Variation (2007), Transnational South Asians: The Making of a Neo-Diaspora (with Susan Koshy, 2008), and Theory after Derrida: Essays in Critical Praxis (with Kailash Baral, 2009). His essays have appeared in a wide range of international journals and collections. Translator of contemporary Tamil fiction into English, he is also the author of a volume of poems in Tamil.