Pratistha Bhattaral, Ph.D. Candidate, Duke University
Respondent: Tsitsi Jaji, Associate Professor, Duke University

Please join the Literature Program on April 19 for its latest Graduate Scholar Colloquium. Doctoral candidate Pratistha Bhattarai will be presenting her work in progress “Empire’s Ruins: Allegory and Metonymy in J.M. Coetzee’s Waiting for the Barbarians.” Tsitsi Jaji, Associate Professor in the Duke English department, will be responding.

The event will take place via Zoom from 11.30am to 1.30pm. Please RSVP to for advance reading material and the Zoom link. See below for a brief overview of the paper.