Name: Neil ten Kortenaar
Title/Position: Director, Centre for Comparative Literature
Office Phone: 416-813-4042
Office Location: Isabel Bader 313
Office Hours and/or Leave Status: TBA
Degrees: PhD
Neil ten Kortenaar

Brief description: (3rd person) Neil ten Kortenaar teaches African, Caribbean, and South Asian literature. He has published a book on Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children (McGill-Queen's 2004) and another on Images of Reading and Writing in African and Caribbean literature (Cambridge 2011). His current research focuses on imagining state formation in postcolonial literature from India, Africa, and the Americas. He wrote the chapter on "Multiculturalism and Globalization" for The Cambridge History of Canadian Literature (2009).