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Akansha Singh

Akansha Singh  has completed her M.A. in English from the Centre for English Studies, JNU. As part of her M.A. program she wrote her dissertation on the fiction of Borges titled, “Wounds of Unfulfillment: Fragmented Narratives of Jorge Luis Borges”. She has done her B.A. (Hons) in English with minors in Sociology from Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi. Before joining NALSAR she was teaching at Ashoka University. Her areas of research and teaching interest include comparative literary studies, resistance literature, translation studies. She is currently working on a comparative cross- cultural study of nationalism in the mid- twentieth century India and Argentina.

  • B.A. (Hons) English with a minor in Sociology (2016), University of Delhi
  • M.A. English (2018), J.N.U.
  • UGC NET English (2018)
  • “Revisiting Muktibodh: A Life of Poetry, Promise and Protest” dated 3rd October, 2020      
  • “Deficient Measures, Covid Nationalism, and the Crisis in Opportunity” dated 20th March, 2020            
  • ‘Ecdysis: A Study of the Dislocated American Frontier in Arthur Miller’s The MisfitsNew Academia: An International Journal of English Language and Literary Theory (ISSN: 2347-2073), vol. 7, no. 4 (2018), pp. 293- 99.
  • ‘Rape, Media and Collective Conscience: Mob Justice in Dimapur’ Mass Media (ISSN: 2277-7369), vol. 4, no. 40 (2015), pp. 15- 19
  • Winter School on ‘Literature in a Globalised World’ organized under UGC- DAAD- IGP (Indo- German Partnership in Higher Education) between JNU, New Delhi, India and JMU, Würzburg, Germany.
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Rape, Media and Collective Conscience: Mob Justice in Dimapur’ at the national conference on Contested Knowledge: Event, Truth and Politics, organized by University of Delhi.
  • Approaching Nationalisms: Origins and Forms
  • Basics of Academic Writing
  • ESL Workshops
  • Locating Texts: Methods and Forms
  • Re- Imagining Surveillance
  • Tracing Patterns in Acts of Resistance
  • Law and Literature (Tutorials)