Praveen Tilakaratne

Graduate Student

Research Focus

Psychoanalysis (particularly questions on historical transmission, perversion, race, the psychology of colonization, and the worlding of psychoanalysis); postcolonial and decolonial theory; genealogies of religion, secularism, and postsecularism (particularly modern Buddhism); modernity and modernism; world literature and questions of vernacularity; South Asian Studies; Indian Ocean Studies