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M.Phil. – English Literature | University of Delhi – New Delhi

Prof. Nidhi Kalra
M.Phil., M.A. & B.A. in English Literature from University of Delhi, New Delhi
Assistant Professor – English Literature

Prof. Nidhi Kalra has been pursuing her passion as a learning facilitator since 2008. She has been a faculty member at the English Department of Savitribai Phule Pune University, the English Language Teaching Institute of Symbiosis, as well several colleges in the University of Delhi, including Gargi College, Indraprastha College for Women (her alma mater), and Daulat Ram College. She holds a BA (Hons), MA, and MPhil in English from the University of Delhi. Though she dabbles in the field of editing, academia remains her first love.

Prof. Nidhi believes that encouraging the development of sensitized and socially-conscious minds’ development is the benchmark of a Liberal Arts student/learning facilitator as also of a global citizen.

Her special interests include Holocaust studies, trauma studies, children’s and adolescent literature, fantasy, as well as Modern and Victorian Literatures.

Publication Remarks
“A Feminist Inquiry: Manju Kapur and Nayantara Sahgal’s Narratives of Alienation” at ‘Representing Conflict’ Students’ National Seminar, Department of English, University of Delhi - 2010
“A Polyvocal Woman: Deconstructing Sita” and “Unveiling India: Marketing the Consumable Stereotype” Lady Sri Ram College, Delhi, for their two-day Annual English festival  - 2003
“Jane Austen: Social Apologist or Social Critic?” Lady Sri Ram College, Delhi, for their Jane Austen Colloquim - 2003
“Her Spirit Never Dies: Anne Frank” Book published - exhibited in the Young Authors Exhibition in Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY).
“The Gray Zone: Problematising Holocaust Survivors’ Testimonies,” MPhil Dessertation - under the supervision of Prof. Udaya Kumar, DPhil (The University of Oxford).