As an Andrew W. Mellon postdoctoral fellow and Visiting Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, Babli Sinha taught 20th century British and anglophone literature, film, and post-colonial theory in the Department of English. Her courses included “The Imperial Romance and Its Critics” and “Narrative in the British Modernist Novel.” She has recently published Fearing the close-up: the threat of spatial intimacy in Indian cinema of the 1920s ( New Delhi: Biblio, 2005). She is currently undertaking two projects: an article entitled “Empire Films and the Dissemination of Americanism” and a book, Entertaining the Raj: Cinema and the Cultural Intersections of Britain, the United States, and India in the Early Twentieth Century. Babli currently serves as an Assistant Professor of English at Kalamazoo College.