NANDINI PRADEEP J

Assistant Professor

Email: [email protected]

Biography

A literature enthusiast, Nandini Pradeep J completed her Master’s Degree in English Language and Literature from Institute of English, Department of English, University of Kerala with meritorious percentage in 2013. Shortly afterwards, she joined Govt Arts and Science College, Tanur as Guest Lecturer in English. Later, she joined Govt College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram as Guest Lecturer in English where she worked until 2015 when she joined for PhD in English Literature at EFLU, Hyderabad —a reputed central institution, and the only university dedicated to languages in South Asia . In 2021,she joined Anurag University as an Assistant Professor. Her papers have been published by Routledge as well as other international publishing houses and journals. A sometime poet, she has presented her poetry in All India Radio and at the Ayyappa Panicker National Poetry Festival organized by Ayyappa Panicker Foundation along with the Kendra Sahitya Academy.

Research Interests

Indian English Literature
Gender Studies
Literary and Critical Theories
Myth and Area Studies
Cultural Studies
English Language and Literature
Postcolonial Literature and Theory.

Teaching Interests

Soft Skills
Personality Development
Communication Skills
English Literature
Literary and Critical Theories
Literatures in English.

Publications

  1. A paper titled “Indigenous Bodies, Unwritten Desires: Reading Sukirtharani’s “Body Poetry”” in the international journal Impossibilia. Revista Internacional de Estudios Literarios with ISSN 2174-2464
  2. A paper titled “Rational Femininity and the Mode of Hijra Autobiographies: The Affects of Being a Gendered Object” in the book Writing Self Writing Gender: Memory, Memoir and Autobiography published by Routledge with ISBN 9780367534493
  3. A paper titled “A Case for Homosexuality: Reading Anchee Min’s Red Azalea as a Political Autobiography” in the book Writing Self Writing Gender: Memory, Memoir and Autobiography published by Routledge with ISBN 9780367534493
  4. A paper titled “The Mother Desire in Neo-Mythical Cinematic Retellings” in the book Interrupting the Monologue: The Poetics and Politics of Motherhood published by Kitaab, Singapore with ISBN 978-981-11-7373-8
  5. A paper titled “New Materialisms and the Aesthetics of Speculative Epic Retellings” has been published in their International Seminar Proceedings book Gods, Guns and Globalism: Critical Theories Today and Tomorrow by St. Agnes College, Mangalore with ISBN 978-81-930869-4-0

Education

  • MA English Language and Literature from Institute of English, University of Kerala, 2013
  • BA English Language and Literature from Govt. College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram, 2011