Dr Nikhil Govind

Associate Professor and Head

Manipal Centre for Humanities


    • Nikhil Govind is Head and an Associate Professor in Manipal Centre for Humanities. He is also a PhD Guide at MCH.


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD South and South East Asian Studies University of California at Berkeley 2011
M Phil English University of Delhi 2001
M A English St. Stephens College, University of Delhi 1999


Area of Interest

Indian Literature, Political and Ethical Thought for India , Indian Philosophy

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Working Editor and Member of the Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Medical Ethics (IJME)

Shadow Craft: Visual Aesthetics of Black and White Hindi Cinema

2020 Gayathri Prabhu Nikhil Govind

Bloomsbury Academic

Inlays of Subjectivity: Affect and Action in Modern Indian Literature


Oxford University Press

Between Love and Freedom: The Revolutionary in the Hindi Novel

2014 Nikhil Govind

Routledge India

Hindi Modernism: Rethinking Agyeya and His Times

2012-17-02 Nikhil Govind

in STEDT monograph series edited by Vasudha Dalmia, Centre for South Asia Press, Berkeley. Vasudha Dalmia (editor)

Reading Savarkar: Disequilibrium in Hindutva's Notion of National-Unity-at-all-Costs

2011-11-01 Nikhil Govind

eSocialScience, 2011.

Some Ethical Trade-offs in Mental Health Legislation and Practice

2012-09-09 Nikhil Govind

July- September 2012, Indian Journal of Medical Ethics.

What does Sanskrit Aesthetics Offer the Contemporary Novel?

2016-01-01 Nikhil Govind

Samyukta, Vol.XVI No.1: 90-103.

The Nomad and his Doubles: Reading Saratchandra Chattopadhyaya’s Srikanta

Nikhil Govind

in Gautam Chakravarty (ed.), Delhi: Routledge, forthcoming.

Evolving Notions and Experiences of English Studies and Pedagogy in Contemporary India

2019-01-07 Urmila G Nikhil Govind

Artha Journal of Social Sciences: Vol 18 No 3 (2019)

Significance of Interdisciplinarity in Varied Pedagogical Contexts in English Studies

2019-01-07 Yadukrishnan P T Nikhil Govind

Artha Journal of Social Sciences: Vol 18 No 3 (2019)

The New Educational Policy, 2019: Opportunities and challenges for medical ethics


Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 4, No, 3, p. 175-177

The Hindi novel: Nationalist Morality and Its Discontents

Oxford Handbook of Hindu Literature, edited by Dr WJ Johnson, Dr James M Hegarty, Oxford University Press.