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Nazry Bahrawi (he/dia)

Assistant Professor
Southeast Asian Program Coordinator
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GWN 239
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Wednesdays 12:30-100pm


PhD, Comparative Literature, University of Warwick
MSc, General and Comparative Literature, distinction, University of Edinburgh
BA (Hons), English Language and Literature, Singapore University of Social Sciences

Nazry Bahrawi is an assistant professor of Southeast Asian Literature and Culture at the University of Washington in Seattle. His current research examines the intersections between animal fables and racial discourses in Malay-Indonesian literary texts and films. He has published on racialism, modernism, literary Islam and translation as cultural rewriting in maritime Southeast Asia in relation to other Indian Ocean cultures. Nazry is an editor-at-large at Wasafiri magazine and the essay & research editor for the Journal of Practice, Research and Tangential Activities (PR&TA). He has also translated Malay literary works to English.


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Professional Affiliations: 
Southeast Asian MLA Forum, Wasafiri, Journal of Practice Research and Tangential Activities (PR&TA), Critical Muslim