Pooja Rangan is an Assistant Professor of Culture and Media in Eugene Lang College at The New School. Her current book project, Immediations: Humanitarianism, Otherness, Documentary (forthcoming, Duke UP) examines the humanitarian impulse in documentary, with a special focus on the discursive encounters between childhood, animality, ethnicity, and disability. Rangan has published on topics such as documentary, ethnographic media, postcoloniality, humanitarianism, and Indian cinema in Film Quarterly, differencesCamera ObscuraSouth Asian Popular Culture, and other anthologies and journals. She also serves on the board of the Flaherty Film Seminar.

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