Adhaar Noor Desai

Assistant Professor of Literature

Adhaar Noor Desai is an Assistant Professor in the Literature Program at Bard College, Annandale, where he teaches courses on Shakespeare, Poetics, Jokes, Literary Characters, and Cultural Studies. He is also one of the co-founders, along with Maria Cecire and Krista Caballero, of the OSUN-funded Experimental Humanities Collaborative Network. His scholarship, which studies theories and practices of writing pedagogy, literature’s relationship to the history of science and technology, and literature’s role in the advancement of social justice, has appeared or is forthcoming in journals and collected volumes like English Literary Renaissance, Philological Quarterly, Configurations, and Teaching Social Justice through Shakespeare.