Conferences and Talks

Conference Presentations

“The Poetics of Nationhood and Empire” at the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (BSECS) Postgraduate and Early Career Seminar, May 27, 2021.

The Indian Ocean and Alternative Ways of Being: An Analysis of Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies” at the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA), April 8-11, 2021.

“Disruptive Widowhood and the Question of Property” at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), March 11-14, 2021.

“Writing Resistance: The Depiction of Hindu Widowhood in Swarnakumari Debi’s The Uprooted Vine” at the Global Conference on Women and Gender, Christopher Newport University, March 18-20, 2021.

“The Construction and Transmission of Counter-memory in Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being: A Novel” at the Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPACA), February 23, 2021.

“Imagining Otherwise” and “Crip Signing”: Alternative Modes of Thinking and Being in Octavia Butler’s Kindred and “The Evening and the Morning and the Night” at Narrative 2020, The International Society for the Study of Narrative (ISSN), New Orleans, March 5-8, 2020.

Panels Organized

“Lost Feminist Voices in the Literature of the Global South,” at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) March 11-14, 2021.

Panel at “The Poetics, Politics, and Praxis of Transnational Feminisms,” National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA), 2020. (Cancelled due to COVID-19).

Campus Talks

“Representation of Alternate Sexualities in Bollywood Cinema.” South Asian Society, GWU. South Asian Heritage Month, March 2019.


Watch my presentation for the GWU CCAS 3MT Dissertation Competition here, for which I won the second prize.