Epidemic Empire: A Conversation with Anjuli Raza Kolb

Kali Handelman in The Revealer:

As the coronavirus began to take hold of our lives, our news, and became our undeniable, global, shared reality, I kept thinking about Anjuli Raza Kolb’s upcoming book, Epidemic Empire: Colonialism, Contagion, and Terror, 1817-2020. Raza Kolb’s book examines the metaphoric, literary, historical, and political relationships between terrorism and disease by tracing the trope of invasive, contagious violence from colonized India to post-9/11 America. Raza Kolb was generous enough to discuss her work with me in an extended conversation conducted primarily via email over the course of the last month.

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