The Intelligibility of Accent”

Akshya Saxena is Assistant Professor of English at Vanderbilt University. Her first book, Vernacular English: Reading the Anglophone in Postcolonial India, brings together literature, law, and film to examine the life of English in postcolonial India. Her scholarship has been supported by the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in ARIELCultural Critique, Interventions, South Asian Review, LARB, and The Wire.