Sample Bio-notes


Anuj Gupta is a doctoral candidate in English Literature from the Center for English Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. His research interests are based on his fascination for how language and reality shape each other. He has been exploring this phenomenon from different perspectives in both his research and other practices. He has worked on creative, pedagogic, and research related projects with the Daya Foundation, the Deepalaya Community Library, the Poets & Pints group in Delhi, the Tibetan Children’s Village School in Dharamshala, and Ashoka University.

Marianne Cotugno is Associate Professor of English at Miami University, Ohio. Her research and publications address twentieth century American literature (Conrad Richter, Vladimir Nabokov), professional writing, and pedagogy. Dr. Cotugno is currently working on a series of publications and conference presentations addressing police report writing, including an article “Discursive Performances: The Gates Arrest and the Crowley Report.”

Anubha Anushree is a PhD student of Modern South Asia at the Department of History, Stanford University, California. Prior to her studies, she taught English literature at University of Delhi. She is interested in the ruptures and residues of modernity such as the continued legacy of caste in modern India. She leisurely pursues a variety of ironic and subversive interests such as reading and writing poetry and fiction and random photography.

Rachel Tudor earned a PhD in English at the University of Oklahoma. Her areas of specialization are Native American and American literature and Modernity and Theory. She taught Native American literature at Southeastern Oklahoma State University and the University of Idaho. She was awarded the Bishop-Baldwin, Barton and Phillips Civil Rights Advocacy Award by Oklahomans for Equality in 2016.