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Designation: Assistant Professor

Department: English

Type of Appointment: Regular

Educational Qualifications: PhD, EFLU (CIEFL), Hyderabad, M.Phil, University of Poona, Pune, MA, University of Bombay

Years of Teaching Experience: 10 years

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Research Papers Published/Presented (Paper title, Publication Name/Conference Name, page number, volume, month and year):


Poems online in Joao Roque Literary Journal. Seasonal Blooms. Issue No. 9. Aug-Sept 2018

Anthologized in Goa: A Garland of Poems. Edited by Rochelle Potkar. Transcreated into Irish by Gabriel Rosenstock. Onslaught Press, Cinnamon Teal, 2017. ISBN 9781912111602

Short Story

‘Maria’s Boutique,’ in Under the Mango Tree: Short Stories from Goa. Saligao: 1556, 2018.

Print / Online

-‘On My Mind’,WeeklyColumnist for Gomantak Times Weekender, Goa, (12/2013- 5/2020)


‘Through the eyes of a Traveller-poet: Goa, Yesterday and Today.’ Goa Through the Traveller’s Lens. Ed. Nina Caldeira. Saligao: Goa 1556, 2018: 125-36. ISBN 9788193423653

‘Contemporary Goan Theater in English,’ Goa Matters in Lore and Letters: Writings of Land, Loss and Longing. Edited by Kiran Budkuley Panjim: Broadway, 2016-17: 54-62. ISBN 9789384298609

Mando to Fado: Women in Goan Folksong,’ Dialogue: A Journal Devoted to Literary Appreciation 13.1 (2016): 94-98.  Special Issue on Folk Literature. ISSN 0974-5556

‘Soft or Hard?: Language and Literature in Goa’ in Goa: Looking Back, Looking Forward. Edited by Brijpal Singh Gahloth et al. Panaji: Broadway, 2016: 271-77. ISBN 9789384298340

-‘Cuban Poetry Post-1959’ Kruti 1.2 (July 2015): 42-50. ISSN 2349-8358

‘“Motorized Bums”: Che’s Shifting Identities in Motorcycle Diaries,’ International Webinar on ‘Che Guevara: The Man and the Myth,’ Online.Department of English, Carmel College, Nuvem, Goa and Department of International Relations, GU, Goa, 27/11/20

‘Semiotics of Nationalism: Earth and Pinjar’ Multi-disciplinary national conference on ‘Diverse Faces of Nationalism: Past, Present and Future,’ Government First Grade College and PG Study Centre with Government First Grade College for Women, Shivamogga, Karnataka, 6/9/19

‘Teaching English to Students in Post-colonial Goa,’ Government College, Mangalore, 3/9/19

‘Marginality and Heroism in three films of the Partition,’ One-day National Conference on ‘(Re)defining Marginalities.’  Department of English, Zakir Husain Delhi College (Evening), University of Delhi, New Delhi, 16/3/19

-The Un-Indian Space — Goa’s Challenge to the Hindu Nation:  A Riposte.International Conference on ‘Region/ Nation/ Trans-Nation: Literature-Cinema Interface.’ BITS Pilani, Goa Campus. 2/2/19

– ‘Bridging many Wor(l)ds: Teaching Language and Literaturesto Undergraduate students in Post-colonial Goa,’ IVth International Symposium on ‘Goa: Cultures, Languages and Literatures,’ Goa University and Centro de Lingua Portuguesa, Goa, 23/1/19

-‘Creative Non-fiction and Blogging: Teaching instead of Texting’ Seminar on Contemporary English language and literature, Chowgule College; Session Chair, Goa 2-3/4/18

-‘Ethics in Indian Media: Print vs. Online News Today,’ National conference on Role and Relevance of Media Ethics in Contemporary Society. Dhempe College 21/3/18

-‘Title Verso: Sail’s Journey from Konkani to English Publishing’ Symposium on Mahableshwar Sail. Institute Menezes Braganza, Panaji, 13/4/17

‘Through the Eyes of a Traveller-Poet: Goa Yesterday and Today,’  State level Seminar on ‘Goa Through the Traveller’s Lens’ organized by Dept. of English, Goa University, 30/3/17

‘Assamese Film and the Portrayal of Women,’ International Interdisciplinary Conference on Indian Cinema and Women, Mallikarjun College Delem, Canacona, Goa, 3/2/17

– “‘The Office Becomes a Woman Best’: Paulina’s Activism in Winter’s Tale,” Shakespeare Festival, Dept. of English, GU with ICG and IMB, IMB Hall, Panaji, Goa 14-15/10/16

– ‘Poetry Palette: A Taste of India.’ International Conference on ‘The Culture of Food: Literature and Society’ M. E. S. College of Arts & Commerce, Zuarinagar, Goa, 25-27/2/16

-‘Slum-dwellers in Goa.’ UGC National Seminar on ‘Giving Voice to the Silenced: Presentation and Construction of Subaltern in Lit. and Media.’ MES Ponani College, Kerala. 28-29/1/16

-‘Travelling Into Exile: the ‘Little empires’ of Amitav Ghosh’s  Glass Palace.’ IACLALS Ann. Conf. on ‘Space, Place, Travel, Displacement and Exile,’ BITS, Goa Campus, 12-14/2/15

Extracurricular activities/hobbies: Poetry, travelling, Latin American literature, Western classical music; film; translation studies, Biblical hermeneutics

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