Ketaki Chowkhani

Postdoctoral Fellow

Manipal Centre for Humanities

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Gender and Society
Media, Society and Representation
Singles Studies
Identity and Society

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Women's Studies Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai 2017
MPhil Cultural Studies English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad 2011
MA English and Comparative Literature Pondicherry University, Pondicherry 2009

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai Research Assistant Urban Aspirations in Global Cities, an international collaborative project of Max Planck Institute (MPI), Göttingen, Germany, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, and Partners for Urban Knowledge Action and Research (PUKAR), Mumbai. October 2013- January 2014
School of Education, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai Research Assistant Compiling of Field Attachments Reader- Second Phase of MAEE Grant by SRTT Oct 2012 - Sept 2013
School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Copy Editor SubVersions: A Journal of Emerging Research in Media and Cultural Studies (ISSN-2347-426). Volume 1, Issue 1; Volume 1, Issue 2; Volume 3 Issue 1; Volume 3, Issue 2. December 2013- 2018

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Gender and Sexuality, Masculinity Studies, Education, Singles Studies.

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

 

Media Interviews/Public Engagement

DelFattore, Joan. “Singles say they’re better prepared to self-quarantine, but many fear getting shortchanged in medical treatment” The Washington Post. April 11, 2020. Accessed at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/singles-say-theyre-better-prepared-to-self-quarantine-but-many-fear-getting-shortchanged-in-medical-treatment/2020/04/10/0f0b972c-7368-11ea-87da-77a8136c1a6d_story.html 

Mohan, Shriya. “Table for one, please” The Hindu Business Line. March 13, 2020. Accessed at: https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/blink/know/table-for-one-please/article31050738.ece#

'Nothing Much Happened’: Rethinking Heterosexual Middle Class Adolescent Boys’ Romance in Mumbai

Forthcoming

in Sexuality, Abjection and Queer Existence in Contemporary India.” Edited by Pushpesh Kumar, Routledge

Alone

May 13, 2020.

The New York Times. Accessed at: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/13/style/coronavirus-modern-love-living-alone.html?smid=tw-share&fbclid=IwAR37ey1B6Ti2_4nV1QhNB5FpLRwNA9cFpQzebDbQHxJ3_c31b-12JDhyhbw

Integrating Concerns of Gender, Sexuality and Marital Status in the Medical Curriculum

2020 Nikhil Govind Ketaki Chowkhani

Indian Journal of Medical Ethics. 5(2): 92- 4. DOI:10.20529/IJME.2020.039.

Learning about Sex in Mumbai: Rethinking the ‘Knowledge Gap’ Debate in Sexuality Education

2019

In: Hi(stories) of Desire: Sexualities and Culture in Modern India. Edited by Rajeev Kumaramkandath and Sanjay Srivastava. Cambridge University Press.

Kolam and the Making of Tamil Femininity

2018

Sahapedia. July 2018. Accessed at: https://www.sahapedia.org/kolam-and-the-making-of-tamil-femininity

Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education

2016

Gender and Education 28 (5): 700-703.

Pleasure, Bodies and Risk: Women's Viewership of Pornography in Urban India

2016

Porn Studies 3 (4): 443-452.

Broader Vision of Sexuality: Book Review of It’s Normal by Dr Mahindra Watsa

2015

Daily News Analysis. Mumbai. Accessed at: http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-broader-vision-of-sexuality-book-review-of-ask-the-sexpert-columnist-dr-mahinder-watsa-2157290

Child Sexual Abuse in School Spaces: Understanding Structural Issues

2015

Teacher Plus. March 02, 2015. Accessed at: http://www.teacherplus.org/cover-story/understanding-structural-issues

Sexuality Education: Why We Need It

2013

Teacher Plus. February 2013, Hyderabad.