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Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, School of English, University of Leeds (2012-2016)
MA: English Literature, University of Leeds (2010-2011)
BA. Hons: English Literature, R. D. National College, University of Mumbai, India (2007-2010)

 

Awards

FLAME University Research Grant, 2021 -- 2022

Postdoctoral Fellow, Leeds Humanities Research Centre, University of Leeds, September 2016 -- June 2017

Monograph

Modern Writers, Transnational Literatures: Rabindranath Tagore and W.B. Yeats, Clemson University Press (2021)

Articles:

"Henry Moore’s Narayana and Bhataryan: theatre of sacrifice," in Sculpture Journal, vol 30, is 3, 2021.

Trustee, Jayee Mohite Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, Maharashtra, India (Rural Educational institution—primary and secondary school, Industrial Training Institute)

Teaching

FLAME University
-    Academic Writing (Undergraduate, 2 Credits)
-    Survey of English Literature (Undergraduate, 3 Credits)

-    Modernism (Undergraduate, 3 Credits)

-    Introduction to Literature (Undergraduate, 2 Credits) 

University of Leeds
-    Students into Schools, level 2 employability option, 2016-17 (Convener)
-    Literature of the 1890s, level 3 option, 2016-17 (Convener, Lecturer, Seminar Tutor)
-    Modern Literature, level 3 core, 2016-17 (Lecturer)
-    Drama: Reading and Interpretation, level 1 core, 2016-17 (Seminar Tutor)
-    Literature of the Romantic Period, level 2 core, 2012-15 (Seminar Tutor)
-    Writing Critically, level 1 core, 2013-14 (Seminar Tutor)
-    Poetry: Reading and Interpretation, level 1 core, 2015-16 (Seminar Tutor and Workshop Leader)

 

Invited Talks
Webinar speaker on ‘Yeats and Tagore: Revisiting a Transnational Collaboration’, at Global Irish Studies at Georgetown University, 7th April 2022

Research Talk on ‘Affective Renditions on the Text and Stage: Tagore’s The Post Office from 1914 onwards’ at KIMEP University, Kazakhstan, April 2021

Panelist at a conference on ‘Yeats and India’ at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, co-organized with the University of Limerick, on 21st and 22nd of February 2019

Panelist at a Reading Group on Henry Moore’s play Narayana and Bhataryan at the Becoming Henry Moore exhibition at the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds UK, 24th January 2018 

Speaker at a public symposium on ‘The Relevance of Tagore in Modern Times’ at the 50th Anniversary Celebrations of The Tagoreans, at the Nehru Centre, London, 31st March 2016
 

Languages

I have native proficiency in English. I also have fluent command over Marathi and Hindi.