Faculty

  • SHORMISHTHA PANJA, PhD (Brown)

    (Appointment: Joint Director, ILLL, DU)
    Renaissance Studies, Critical Theory, Gender Studies, Literature and Visual Arts

  • CHRISTEL RASHMI DEVADAWSON, PhD (Cantab.)

    Head of the Department

    Modern British Fiction (Rudyard Kipling and E. M. Forster); Romanticism; Popular Culture

  • RAJ KUMAR, PhD (JNU)

    Dalit literature, Indian writing in English, Oriya literature and post-colonial studies

  • GAUTAM CHAKRAVARTY, PhD (Cantab.)

    Nineteenth century British literature; Colonial cultures; Translation and translation studies; Oral literatures and digital archiving

  • RIMLI BHATTACHARYA, PhD (Brown)

    Comparative Literature & Narrative Theory; Performance history and theory (19th and 20th centuries); Film and the visual arts; Primary education and children’s literature; Translation

  • ANJANA SHARMA, PhD (Pennsylvania)

    Revolution, Public Sphere and the Republic of Letters in late Eighteenth Century British literature, History of Ideas in the Eighteenth Century, Gender and Writing, Memoir, Autobiography and Life Writing, Indian Writing in English: Women Novelists, Visual Culture in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century

  • HANY BABU MT, PhD (CIEFL, Hyderabad)

    Theoretical Linguistics; Syntax and Semantics; Language Ideology, Language Policy and Language Politics; Marginalized Languages, Linguistic Identity, and Social Justice

  • SUBARNO CHATTARJI, DPhil (Oxon.)

    Nineteenth and twentieth century American fiction and poetry, American and Vietnamese representations of the Vietnam/American War and its aftermath., The Vietnamese refugee and immigrant experience in America, Globalization and social conflicts in India: political and media manifestations.

  • TAPAN BASU, PhD (Delhi)

    American Literature, especially African American Literature, Dalit Writing, Contemporary Indian Writing in English, Identity Politics in India: Cultural Texts and Social Discourses

  • PRASANTA CHAKRAVARTY, PhD (SUNY, Buffalo)

    Early Modern Literature and Culture, Political Philosophy, Heresy Studies, Literary Theory

  • PRIYA KUMAR, PhD (McGill University, Montreal)

    Postcolonial literature and theory; Indian and South Asian writing in English and subcontinental languages; Partition studies; postcolonial feminist theory; theories of cosmopolitanism, hospitality, nationalism, secularism and religion; testimony and trauma theory; and discourses of diaspora and exile.

  • ANIL KUMAR ANEJA, PhD (Delhi)

    Twentieth Century Fiction, Disability Studies with Reference to Literature and Cinema, Indian Writing in English, Translation Studies, and Human Rights Literature

  • IRA RAJA, PhD (LaTrobe)

    Postcolonial Literature and Theory, Cosmopolitanism, Globalisation Studies, Twentieth Century Novel and Poetry, Dalit literature, Indian Literature in English Translation, Literary Gerontology, Urban Cultures

  • NANDINI CHANDRA, PhD (JNU)

    Hindi Literary and Social History, Theories of Popular Culture and Contemporary Capitalism, Childhood and Youth Studies

  • BAIDIK BHATTACHARYA, DPhil (Oxon.)

    Postcolonial Studies, Critical Theory, Literature and Empire (19th and 20th centuries), Literature and Social Sciences, Popular Culture in Britain and India (19th and 20th centuries), English Novel

  • YOGESH KUMAR DUBEY, DPhil (University of Allahabad)

    Shakespeare Studies, Feminist Studies

  • NIDHI VATS, PhD (GKU)

    Indian English Literature, Language and Lingusitics

  • HARIS QADEER, PhD (AMU)

    Writings by Indian Muslim Women, Postcolonial Literature, Translations, British Poetry and Fiction, Hindustani Literature, Naya Theatre, Jana Natya Manch, Progressive Writers’ Movement, South Asian Writings in English

  • VINOD KUMAR SINGH, DPhil (Allahabad)

    Shakespeare Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Contemporary Indian Tribal Writings

  • SWETHA ANTONY, PhD (EFLU, Hyderabad)

    Kamala Das Studies, Indian Poetry in English, Global Literature, Theories of the Diaspora, Cosmopolitanism and Third Space/Culture, Film Criticism, Environmental Humanities

  • ANJU GURAWA, PhD (JNU)

    African Literature and Tibetan Literature

  • POOJA NEGI, MA (HPU)

    Indian Writing in English