E. Dawson Varughese

Senior Fellow

Manipal Centre for Humanities

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    E. Dawson Varughese is a Senior Fellow at MCH

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Studies in Contemporary Culture
Modern Indian Literature

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD English Studies University of Nottingham, UK
MA English Studies University of Nottingham, UK
MA Learning and Teaching with Action Research University of Keele, UK

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
University of Delhi Visiting Faculty 2017-2018

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

World literature, Visual studies, Cultural studies, Post-millennial Indian literary and visual cultures, Indian genre fiction,

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

E. Dawson Varughese is also a creative practitioner who runs www.worldlits.com.

Seeing Shiva, Seeing Ram: Visual representations of deities in the genre of mythology-inspired fiction, an analysis of the book covers of Amish Tripathi’s novels

2018-11-09

South Asian Popular Culture

Neelima P. Aryan’s ‘the prey’ from Drawing the Line: a graphic narrative response to the Delhi gang rape

2018-23-04

Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics

Post-millennial “Indian Fantasy” fiction in English and the question of mythology: Writing beyond the “usual suspects”

2017-07-12

The Journal of Commonwealth Literature

(Social) Memory, Movements and Messaging on Tulsi Pipe Road: ‘Seeing’ Public Wall Art in Mumbai

2017-21-11

South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies

Visuality and Identity in Post-millennial Indian Graphic Narratives

2017-16-11

palgrave macmillan

“The cracks of post-liberalized India”: Storying the “New Society” through Banerjee’s The Harappa Files (2011)

2016-12-10

Journal of Postcolonial Writing

Genre Fiction of New India: Post-millennial Configurations of Crick Lit, Chick Lit and Crime Writing

2016-12-04

South-Asian Fiction in English: Contemporary Transformations

Indian Writing in English and Issues of Visual Representation: Judging More than a Book by its Cover

2015-27-05 Lisa Lau

palgrave macmillan

'‘New India/n Woman’: agency and identity in post-millennial Chick Lit’ in U

2015-01-07

A History of the Indian Novel in English, Cambridge University Press

'Style in World Literature in English(es)’

2015-19-11

The Bloomsbury Companion to Stylistics, Bloomsbury

Celebrate at home: post-millennial Indian fiction in English and the reception of ‘Bharati Fantasy’ in global and domestic literary markets

2014-07-10

Contemporary South Asia

New ways of seeing in New India: interview with Manta Ray Graphic Novels

2014-22-07

South Asian Popular Culture

Reading New India: Post-Millennial Indian Fiction in English

2018-10-12

Bloomsbury

Beyond The Postcolonial: World Englishes Literature

2012-21-08

palgrave macmillan

Emerging writing from four African countries: genres and Englishes, beyond the postcolonial

2012-03-01

African Identities

‘New Departures, New Worlds: World Englishes Literature’

2012-03-01

English Today, Cambridge University Press

‘Beyond The Postcolonial: A Project in World Englishes Literature’

2011-01-03

Journal of Transnational Literature, Vol 3, Issue 2

Daughters of Eve and other new short stories from Nigeria

2010-01-04

Seattle: New Ventures. Edited with critical introduction

Butterfly Dreams and other new short stories from Uganda

2010-01-07

Seattle: New Ventures. Edited with critical introduction

Attitudes to Language in Literary Sources: Beyond Post-Colonialism in Nigerian Literature

2010-02-12 Pierre Larrivée

English Studies

‘Re-visioning the National Curriculum at KS 3 and 4 and its stipulation to teach literature ‘from different cultures and traditions’

2009-01-04

Changing English. Vol 16, Issue 2

‘The Spirit Machine’ and Other New Short Stories From Cameroon

2009-01-07

Seattle: New Ventures. Edited with critical introduction

‘Emotion Tracking Pedagogy: towards better teaching of the national curriculum for English’

2008-30-09

The State Of Stylistics, PALA papers 5, Amsterdam: Rodopi.

Read Yourself Around The Globe: ‘The ‘Rough Guide’ to World Englishes Literature’

2007-01-05

Anglofiles: Journal of English Teaching May (144): 52-57.