Dr. Nauman Naqvi

Conference Chair - Habib University Postcolonial Higher Education Conference

Dr. Nauman Naqvi is Acting Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Founding Faculty at Habib University. He received his PhD in Anthropology from Columbia University, though his thought and work are interdisciplinary – ranging across anthropology, history, literature and philosophy.

His recent publications include “Acts of Askesis, Scenes of Poesis: The Dramatic Phenomenology of Another Violence in a Muslim Painter-Poet,” Diacritics: A Review Journal of Criticism and Theory (2012), and “Profession on the Cusp of Saturn’s House: Weighing the Wager & Wages of the Time of a Postcolonial-Historical Pedagogy (or, Teaching History at the Limit of Time),” Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies (2013).