Akrish Adhikari

French and Italian

Akrish Adhikari is a graduate student in the department of French and Italian. He works on world literature and philosophy post-1850s. His interests center on modernity/modernism; media theory (esp. Kittler); the history of political thought; and (post)colonial studies. In particular, he is currently studying the work of “new” media in the political modernism of Fanon, Arendt, and Derrida. He has also worked on a range of other topics, including memory studies, nineteenth-century French poetry, and fashion studies. Before coming to Princeton in 2018, Akrish attended Reed College, where he studied French and computer science.

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