Ameer Sohrawardy

Ameer Sohrawardy


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Office Location

360 Dr. Martin L. King Blvd.
Hill Hall 528
Newark, New Jersey 07102

Office Hours

Wednesday 1:00-2:00pm & By Appointment


Ameer Sohrawardy specializes in early modern drama and travel narratives.  He earned his Ph.D. from Rutgers University - New Brunswick.

Courses Taught

Shakespeare, Chaucer, Milton, The 17th Century, Renaissance Travel Narratives, and Literary Criticism.  His essay, "Twin Obligations in Plaatje's Diphosho-phosho," appears in 'Native Shakespeares: Indigenous Appropriations on a Global Stage' (Ashgate, 2008)


In summer of 2011, he participated in the inaugural session of the Mellon School for Theater and Performance Research at Harvard University, in preparation for a book-length project on Anglo-Ottoman interactions in Tudor-Stuart drama and prose.