Publications

2012
Chaudhary, Zahid R. “Subjects in Difference: Walter Benjamin, Frantz Fanon, and Postcolonial Theory”. differences 23.1 (2012): , 23, 1, 151-83. Print. chaudhary_subjects_in_difference.pdf
Afterimage of Empire: Photography in Nineteenth-century India
Chaudhary, Zahid R. Afterimage of Empire: Photography in Nineteenth-century India. U of Minnesota Press, 2012. Web. Publisher's VersionAbstract

Afterimage of Empire provides a philosophical and historical account of early photography in India that focuses on how aesthetic experiments in colonial photography changed the nature of perception. Considering photographs from the Sepoy Revolt of 1857 along with landscape, portraiture, and famine photography, Zahid R. Chaudhary explores larger issues of truth, memory, and embodiment.

2010
Chaudhary, Zahid R. “The Labour of Mimesis”. Social Semiotics 20.4 (2010): , 20, 4, 357-65. Print.
2009
Chaudhary, Zahid R. “Humanity Adrift: Race, Materiality, and Allegory in Alfonso Cuarón's Children of Men”. Camera Obscura 24.3 72 (2009): , 24, 3 72, 73-109. Print. chaudhary_humanity_adrift.pdf
2005
Chaudhary, Zahid R. “Phantasmagoric Aesthetics: Colonial Violence and the Management of Perception.”. Cultural Critique 59.Winter (2005): , 59, Winter, 63-119. Print.