Mohamed Shafeeq K

Assistant Professor

Manipal Centre for Humanities


    Mohamed Shafeeq K is Assistant Professor in Manipal Centre for Humanities. He is also a PhD Guide at MCH.


Subject Semester / Year
Introduction to Film Studies
Literatures of Migration
World Literatures


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD Cultural Studies English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad 2015
MPhil English English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad 2010
MA English Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad 2007


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Hyderabad Assistant Professor (Temporary) August 2015 - November 2016
Department of Communication, School of Fine Arts, University of Hyderabad Guest Faculty July 2015 - December 2015
Department of Comparative Literature, Central University of Kerala Guest Faculty August 2014 - April 2015


Area of Interest

Literary and Visual Cultures of Migration

A Strangeness One Can Occupy: Clothes and Their Codes in the Photographs of Gulf Migrants from Kerala

2022 Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil

in Antia Mato Bouzas and Lorenzo Casini (eds.) Migration in the Making of the Gulf Space: Social, Political, and Cultural Dimensions (New York: Berghahn Books), pp.115-134.

The Political Language of Minority Islam in the Indian State of Kerala: The Works of C.H. Mohammed Koya

2021 Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil

Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, Vol.41, Issue 4, pp.658-668. DOI: 10.1080/13602004.2022.2028461

On Stale Images

2021 Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil

Dastavezi: The Audio-Visual South Asia, Vol.3

The days of plenty: images of first generation Malayali migrants in the Arabian Gulf

2021 Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil

South Asian Diaspora, 13(1), pp. 51-64.

Reading Aspiration in Kerala's Migrant Photography

2020 Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil

South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, 43(4), pp. 598-612

The Islamic Subject of Home Cinema of Kerala

2019 Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil

BioScope: South Asian Screen Studies, 10(1), pp. 30-51.

Rule of the Uncanny: 'Governmentality' and the Question of History in Basheer's Novels

2019 Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil

Economic and Political Weekly, 54(17), pp. 27-32.

The Seed of a Problem: Body and Speech in Basheer’s Kathabhījam

2018 Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil

In Robert Masterson and Sayan Dey (eds.), 'The Indigenous Voice of Poetomachia: The Various Perspectives of Textuality and Performance, Cambridge Scholars Publishing', pp. 58-64.

The Promise and the Lie of Humanities

2017 Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil

Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, 9(2), pp. 63-70.

Translating the Past: Minor Writing as Democratization

2015 Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil

Humanities Circle, 3(1), pp. 163-176

Reading the Malappuram Debate: Postcolonial State and the Ethics of Place

2014 Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil

SubVersions, 2(1), pp. 89-104

In Form: Football as the Popular Game of Malappuram

2013 Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil

Third Front: A Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 1(1), pp. 49-63

Translating Identity: Apocalypse and Rebirth in Basheer’s Ntuppuppa

2011 Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil

Tapasam: A Quarterly Journal of Kerala Studies in English-Malayalam, pp. 127-137