Niloofar Sarlati

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • MA: Cultural Studies, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, 2010.
  • BS: Statistics, Allameh Tabatab'i University (ATU), Tehran, Iran, 2006.

Specialties

  • empire and postcolonial studies
  • alternative modernities
  • continental philosophy and critical theory with an emphasis on theories of language and translation
  • modern Persian literature and Iranian cinema
  • Marx and theories of political economy, late-eighteenth to twenty-first centuries
Courses Taught
  • Reading Literature: Theory and Practice: “From Storytelling to Short Stories”
  • Reading Culture: Theory and Practice: “Theories of Language”
  • Reading Culture: Theory and Practice: “Reading Visual Culture"
Publications
  • Sarlati, Niloofar. "In Exchange for the Language of Pleasantry." Symploke vol. 25 (2017): 439-49.
Awards
  • Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Council for European Studies, Columbia University, 2018 - 2019
  • Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Minnesota, 2017 - 2018
  • Norman Johnston DeWitt Fellowship, Graduate School, University of Minnesota, 2016 - 2017
  • CSCL Summer Grant, Department of Cultural Studies Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota, 2014 - 2018
  • International Thesis Research Travel Grant, Graduate School, University of Minnesota, 2016
  • Graduate Research Partnership Program Award, University of Minnesota, 2013
  • Edward W. Said Memorial Fellowship, Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota, 2012
  • CSCL Recruitment Fellowship, Department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota, 2011