Shweta Swaminathan

Classics 116
Cohort Year: 2019
Research Interests: Contemporary Tamil literature, popular literature, gender theory, cultural studies, linguistic anthropology
Education: B.A. (Liberal Arts) in English Literature, Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, 2018

Shweta came to the University of Chicago after completing her B.A. in English Literature at Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts. Her main area of study is contemporary Tamil literature, especially pulp fiction. She is also interested in the larger subject of popular culture and studying it through the lenses of postcolonial studies, gender theory and cultural studies.