Jay N. Shelat

Jay N. Shelat

Email: jnshelat@uncg.edu
Office: 3112E MHRA

Jay Shelat is a third year PhD student who studies contemporary literature and narratology. Specifically, his work looks at post-9/11 literature and how the structural elements of a narrative echo the trauma of terrorism or (post)coloniality. His other research interests range from William Shakespeare and Bollywood to the Wars of the Roses and contemporary media. His work can be found in The CEA Critic, ASAP/J, and American Indian Quarterly, and you can follow him on Twitter @jshelat1.


Selected publications:

  • “‘I swear those things are so fresh”: Sneakers, Race, and Mobility in The Hate U Give.” The CEA Critic, vol. 81, no. 1. 2019, pp. 70-74.