Kareem Khubchandani

Kareem Khubchandani

Aidekman Arts Complex
Research/Areas of Interest: Performance Studies; queer studies; South Asian studies

Education

  • PhD, Performance Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, United States, 2014
  • MA, Performance Studies, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, United States, 2009
  • BA, Sociology and Anthropology, Aalto University, Hamilton, NY, United States, 2004

Biography

Kareem Khubchandani (any pronouns) is the Mellon Bridge Assistant Professor of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Tufts University. He is also affiliated with the Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora. He is the author of Ishtyle: Accenting Gay Indian Nightlife (University of Michigan Press, 2020), which received the 2019 CLAGS: Center for LGBTQ Studies Fellowship award and the 2021 ATHE Outstanding Book Award. Kareem is co-editor of Queer Nightlife (University of Michigan Press) and curator of www.criticalauntystudies.com. He holds a Ph.D. in Performance Studies from Northwestern University, and previously served as the inaugural Embrey Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.