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12 Years

Dr. Shilpa Bhat

Designation : Assistant Professor Qualification : Phd (Dissertation guided at Gujarat and Toronto Universities); MPhil (English) Central University, Hyderabad; MA (English), Mysore University) Experience : 12 Years

Specialization

Diaspora, Postcolonialism

Research Area

Narratives on the Indian Diaspora, South Asian/ South Asian African Narratives, South Asian Canadian Literature, Postcolonial theory and Canadian Studies

Books

04 Books

Book(s) Chapter(s)

13 Chapters

Publications

BOOKS
 
  1. Alien Domiciles: Diasporic Inquiries into South Asian Women’s Narratives. (Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group, Maryland, US, 2020).
  2.  Indians in Victorian Children’s Narratives: Animalizing the 'Native', 1830-1930 ( Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group, Maryland, US, 2017)
  3.  Diaspora and Homing in South Asian Women's Writing:Beyond Trishanku (Edited Anthology, Rowman and Littlefield Publishing Group, Maryland, US, 2018)
  4.  Women Writers of the South Asian Diaspora: Interpreting Gender, Texts and Contexts.  (Co-edited Anthology, Rawat Publishers, Jaipur, 2019)
 
PEER REVIEWED INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS
 
  1. “Sita-centric Revisionism in Sita’s Ramayana, Androcentric Encoding and Conceptualizing the Diasporic abla nari”. Routledge (Taylor and Francis). Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics. Abingdon, United Kingdom. 2021. 1-19.
  2.  “Delhi, diaspora and religious consciousness: heritage and palimpsest architecture in M. G. Vassanji’s A Place Within: Rediscovering India”. Culture and Religion. Vol 20. Issue 4. Routledge (Taylor and Francis). Abingdon, United Kingdom. 2020.
  3.  ‘Fifteen minutes of fame’: The “good Indian”, Diasporic Identities and the American Media Representation in Thrity Umrigar’s If Today Be Sweet. Social Identities. 26 (4). Routledge (Taylor and Francis). Abingdon, United Kingdom. 2020. 1-16.
  4.  “Aamchi Mumbai” in Rohinton Mistry’s Fiction: Urban Ecology, Filth and Foliage”. Green Letters. Routledge (Taylor and Francis). Abingdon, United Kingdom. 24 (2). 2020. 140-154.
  5.   “Military/ Warrior Legacy, the Taj and the Sikh-Canadian Diaspora in Breakaway”. Sikh Formations. Abingdon UK: Routledge (Taylor and Francis). 1-15.
  6.  "Ambulocetus Versus Trishanku: ‘Nowhere’ Space, Diaspora and Genealogical Tourism through Paleontology and Hindu Mythology ". Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change. London: UK, Routledge Informa Ltd (Taylor and Francis). 184-199. 2021.
  7.  "e-Diaspora and the Sikh Military Migration to Canada: Commemorating Buckam Singh". Sikh Formations. Abingdon UK: Routledge (Taylor and Francis). 1-16. 2018.
  8.  “Hackneying Hybridity?:  Fending Off  ‘Foreignness’, Khoja Community and Hybridization in The Magic of Saida". Culture and Religion. Vol: 20. Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK: Routledge (Taylor and Francis). 1-18.
  9.  “Sikh Diasporic Negotiations: Indian and Canadian History in Can You Hear the Nightbird Call?”. Sikh Formations: Religion, Culture, Theory. Vol. 14. Issue 2. UK: Routledge (Taylor and Francis). 2018. 55-70.
 
CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
 
  1. “A Case Study of Sita’s Ramayana, Diasporic Negotiations, COVID-19, and the Television Serial Ramayana”. Graphic Novels and Comics as World Literature.  Ed. James Hodapp. New York: Bloomsbury Press. 2022. Forthcoming
  2. “‘Khamosh!...The Kaptan is going to speak’: Gothic Conventions and Diaspora in Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies”. Edited collection on South Asian Gothic. Eds. Deimantas Valanciunas and Katarzyna Ancuta. UK: University of Wales Press, 2022. 113-129.
  3. “Chitthi Aayi Hai”: Diasporic Sensibilities, Memory and Nostalgia. Revista Canaria De Estudios Ingleses. Editors: Jorge Diego-Sánchez & Juan Ignacio Oliva. Volume 83. San Cristóbal de La Laguna: Universidad de la Laguna, Spain. November 2021.
  4.  “Women Within Precincts: Colonialism and Racialization in The Madwoman in the Attic, Wide Sargasso Sea and Jane Eyre”. Women’s Human Rights in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture.  Elena V. Shabliy, Dmitry Kurochkin, and Gloria Y.A. Ayee. Eds. Maryland, US: Lexington Books: Rowman and Littlefield, 2020. 147-161.
  5. “Diaspora and Renewable Energy in Manubhai Madhvani's Autobiography Tide of Fortune”. Discourses on Sustainability: Climate Change, Clean Energy, and Justice. Editors: Elena V Shabliy, Dmitry Kurochkin and Martha J Crawford. London, New York et al: Springer International Publishing, imprint Palgrave Macmillan. 2020. 207-219.
  6. "Afropolitanism and the Afro-Asian Diaspora in M. G. Vassanji's And Home Was Kariakoo". Afropolitan Literature as World Literature. Ed. James Hodapp. New York: Bloomsbury Press. 2020. 57-70.
  7. “Maritime Links, Imperialism and Diaspora in the Ibis Trilogy”. Eastern and Western Synergies and Imaginations. Editor: Katrine K Wong. Boston, Leiden: Brill. 56-78. 2020.
  8. “Diaspora and Renewable Energy in Manubhai Madhvani's Autobiography Tide of Fortune”. Discourses on Sustainability: Climate Change, Clean Energy, and Justice. Editors: Elena V Shabliy, Dmitry Kurochkin and Martha J Crawford. London, New York et al: Springer International Publishing, imprint Palgrave Macmillan.207-219.
  9. “Inhabiting Trishanku in Canada: Threshold Experience in the Oeuvre of M. G. Vassanji”.   
  10. In-Between: Liminal Spaces in Canadian Culture and Literature (Canadiana Series). Ed. Stefan L Brandt. Frankfurt, New York, et al.: Peter Lang. 2017. 33-44.
  11. "The Return of the Native": Homecoming 'Returnee' Migrant in M.G. Vassanji's Narratives".  2018. The Postcolonial Subject in Transit: Migration, Borders and Subjectivity in African Diaspora Literature. Ed. Fongang Delphine. Lanham, US: Rowman and Littlefield, Lexington Books, US. 111-123.
  12.  “‘Othering’ the Writer: Pavan K Varma’s Translation of Gulzar, Translation Theory and Critical Pedagogy”. Literary Theory: Textual Application. Ed. SK Saagir Ali. Delhi: Atlantic Publishers: Delhi, 2017. 110-116.
  13.  “The Collapse of the American Dream: Representation of Anguish Post 9/11 in Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist”. Interrogating Terrorism: Role of Media and Literature. Eds. Joshi and Walia. Yking Books: Jaipur. 2017. 88-98.
  14.  “Bollywood Dreams and the Canadian Movie Business”. Performing Narratives of Migration: Critical Essays on South Asian Diasporic Cinema and Theatre. Eds: Ajay K Chaubey and Ashvin I Devasundaram. Jaipur: Rawat. 2017. 68-73.