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Roanne Kantor

Assistant Professor


Roanne Kantor's primary field is Global Anglophone literature and its relationship to other literary traditions of the Global South. She also works on the conditions for interdisciplinary research in the humanities, especially literature's interface with medicine and the humanistic social sciences. Kantor is also a translator and the winner of the Susan Sontag Prize for Translation. Before coming to Stanford, Kantor taught at Harvard, Boston University, Brandeis, and The University of Texas at Austin, where she earned her Masters and Ph.D.


Courses 2018-2019


English 108/HUMBIO 177: Disability Literature 

English 312: Native Intelligence


English 110: The Indian Novel

English 116: Global English