Designation: Professor

Department: English

Name of the Faculty: Arts

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M.A. (Jadavpur University), PGCTE (CIEFL, Hyderabad), Ph.D. (The English and Foreign Languages University,  Hyderabad), Fulbright Doctoral and Professional Fellow (California State University, CA, USA), Charles Wallace Post-Doctoral Fellow (St. Antony’s College, Oxford University), Visiting Professor, Greece; Visiting Professor, RGNIYD, Chennai
Areas of Interest/ Specialization:
Performance Poetry and Psychosocial Healing; Cultural and racial Identity; Digital  Humanities and Archiving; British Commonwealth and the US; Psychoanalysis and   Literature; Representation of Violence in Modern Linguistic and Cultural Texts.
Recent Publications/ CDs/ Performances/ Exhibitions (up to 5):

  • Locating the Anglo-Indian Self in Ruskin Bond: A Postcolonial Review, London and New York: Anthem Press, 2013
  • Imperial Maladies: Literatures on Healthcare and Psychoanalysis in India, New York: Nova Science Publishers,  2017
  • Connect: A Course in Communicative English, New Delhi: Cambridge University Press, 2018

Journal Articles
  • ‘The Past Unearthed: New Reading of Ruskin Bond’s Supernatural Tales’, Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, pp. 53-71, Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring 2010,  ISSN: 0885-0429, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA
  • “In Defence of the Real: The Pathology of Violence in Buddhist Folk Rituals and Statecraft of Sri  Lanka: A Psychoanalytic Review”. Contemporary Buddhism. ISBN: 1463-9947, London, UK: Routledge, 2016
  • “Normativity in the Works of William Saroyan and Ruskin Bond” in Children’s Literature, Review, Vol 171, ISBN 978-1-4144-8449-5, Gale Publishers, Michigan, USA, 2016.   
  • ‘Ruskin Bond’s “Whispering in the Dark”: A Fantastic Quest for Identity’, Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, pp. 394-411; Vol. 21. Issue 3, 2016, ISSN 0897-532, Idaho State University, Idaho, USA
  • What Cost Abjection for the Sake of the Nation?, ARIEL, 41. 1 , 2016; pp. 45-68, ISSN: 0004-1327, University of Calgary Press, Canada


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