Greeshma Mohan Assistant Professor Department of Humanities & Social Sciences

Greeshma Mohan is an Assistant Professor of English at Mahindra University. She is pursuing her Ph.D. in English from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (expected 2021), where her dissertation Title is "The Only Way Out Is To Track Some Secret Joke: Black Humour and Satire in Upamanyu Chatterjee's Fiction". Before this, she was a Faculty Associate at Centre for Writing and Pedagogy, Krea University.

  • Education
    • PhD in English ongoing (expected 2021)
      Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
      Dissertation Title: "The Only Way Out Is To Track Some Secret Joke: Black Humour and Satire in Upamanyu Chatterjee's Fiction"
    • MPhil in English 2015
      Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
      Dissertation Title: "Government Brahmanas and Poetic Others: Modes of self-documentation in Kannada Dalit Autobiographies"
    • M.A. in English 2013
      Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
    • B.A. in Psychology, English Literature, Economics 2011
      Mount Carmel College, Bangalore.
  • Publications

    Publications

    Conference Papers

    • "A Brief Excurses into Food and Travel: Writing Leisure in the Postcolony", European Conference on South Asian Studies. July 2021
    • "Worksheets: The Role of Asynchronous Learning Tools in An Online Writing Classroom", Online and Downloadable: Academic and Creative Writing Pedagogies in the Pandemic, February 2021.
    • "Remembering and Responsibility: A Study of Dalit life narratives", Swedish South Asian Studies Network at Lund University, December 2020.
    • "Speaking the Self in the Classroom", Classroom Affairs: A Symposium on Writing Pedagogies at OP Jindal Global University, November 2019.
    • "The only way out is through a secret joke: Comic Subversion and Postcolonial Satire", Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association at Georgetown University, Washington DC, March 2019.
    • "Migrant fictions in the Age of Post-Truth", Annual Meeting of the Indian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies at Pondicherry University, February 2019.
    • "Otherness and Time in Contemporary Indian Cinema", The Global South Summer School at the University of Tubingen, Germany, August 2018.
    • "Novel as Storytelling: On Raja Rao's Kanthapura", The Raja Rao Roundtable at Jawaharlal Nehru University, November 2016.
    • "Self- Help in the Global South: the Literary Culture of Getting Rich Quickly", University of Tubingen, Germany, October 2015.
    • "Between Men: Caste and the Domestic Sphere in Perumal Murugan's One Part Woman", Interrogating Masculinities at St Stephen's College, New Delhi, March 2015 (co-author Kanak Yadav)
    • "Beyond the Ethnographic Imperative: Reading Aravind Malagatti's Autobiography Government Brahmana", Annual Meeting of the Indian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies at Panjab University, Chandigarh, February 2014.
  • Experience

    Working Experience

    • Faculty Associate, Centre for Writing and Pedagogy, Krea University, July 2019 - Present
    • Freelance Copyeditor and Proofreader, Bluepencil Info Design, Aug 2018-Aug 2019
    • Editorial Intern, The Caravan Magazine, Delhi Press Group, Aug-Oct 2017
    • Guest Lecturer, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, April-May 2017
    • Teaching Assistant, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2014, 2017
    • Editorial Intern, Zubaan Books, April - June 2016

    Teaching Experience

    • Faculty Associate July 2019-present
      Centre for Writing and Pedagogy, Krea University
    • Teaching Assistant 2014, 2017
      Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
    • Guest Lecturer 2017
      Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi
    • Institutional Service 2019-present
      Krea University