Satendra Khanna

Satendra Khanna

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

External Address: 
2204 Erwin Road Room 229, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708-0414
(919) 660-4361


He interprets the lives and works of contemporary Indian writers to an international audience through a series of documentary films and translations. His recent work includes a translation of Vinod Kumar Shukla's Naukar ki Kameez (The Servant's Shirt, Penguin India, 1999), an anthology of short fiction, His Daily Bread (Har Anand, 2000) and the series Literary Postcard on the Doordarshan national network in India.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles 1969

  • A.B., Harvard University 1964