Areas of Research

South Asian literature, postcolonial theory, critical practice and theory of translation, narrative humor, Hindi-Urdu literary history and language politics, oral literature and performance studies, the stories of Rajasthani writer Vijay Dan Detha, authorship and the history of Intellectual Property Rights, translation technologies and digital environments, issues of human rights, genres of literary nonfiction such as the essay, travel writing, ethnography, life story and testimony.