Binita Mehta, Ph.D.
Professor of French and Chair, World Languages and Literatures
Founders Hall, Room G-26B
Monday & Thursday 2:00-3:00PM; Tuesday 12:00-1:00PM; or by appt.
1 (914) 323-5407
Binita Mehta is Professor of French and Chair of the Department of World Languages and Literatures. She teaches a variety of courses in French language, literature, culture, and film at Manhattanville College. She has presented at professional conferences in the U.S. and around the world. Most recently, she has been invited to give talks at the Alliance Française of Greenwich and the College of New Rochelle. She is a member of the Modern Language Association (MLA) and ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages). She has published several articles and book chapters on French literature and film and on South Asian literature and film. Her book, Widows, Pariahs, and 'Bayadères': India as Spectacle, was published by Bucknell University Press in 2002. Her most recent research and writing has been on Francophone comic books, or bandes dessinées. Her book Postcolonial Comics: Texts, Events, Identities, co-edited with Pia Mukherji, was published by Routledge in May 2015.