Aakriti Mandhwani | Department of English

Profile

Aakriti
Mandhwani
Assistant Professor
Department of English
School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SoHSS)
383, Shiv Nadar University
India
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Educational Qualifications 
2018
PhD
SOAS, University of London
2012
M.Phil. (English)
University of Delhi
2010
MA (English)
University of Delhi
2007
B.Com (Hons)
University of Delhi
Work Experience 
06/17
07/17
Course Convener and Tutor, History of the Book in India
London School of Rare Books, Institute of Advanced Studies
London
01/14
08/14
Assistant Professor
Ramjas College, University of Delhi
Delhi
07/11
07/13
Assistant Professor
I.P. College for Women, University of Delhi
Delhi
07/13
12/13
Assistant Professor
Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi
Delhi
Teaching & Research Interests: 

Book and Magazine History, Popular Literature and Culture, Hindi Literature, Middle class consumption.

Awards(Selected): 
2018

Project Fellow, "The History of Journalism in 'Belt and Road' Countries", School of International Journalism and Communication, Beijing Foreign Studies University.

20132015

Project Fellow, “Hinglish: Social and Cultural Dimensions of Hindi-English Bilingualism inContemporary India” held in collaboration with British Academy International, SOAS and Sarai, CSDS.

20142017

Felix Scholarship for a PhD at SOAS.

Scholarly Activity

Book

Indian Genre Fiction: Past and Future Histories, ed. Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay, Aakriti Mandhwani and Anwesha Maity. Delhi: Routledge, 2018.

Journal Publications (submitted)

“Saritā and the 1950s Hindi middlebrow reader”, Modern Asian Studies, June 2019 (link).

Book Chapters

 “From the Colloquial to the ‘Literary’: Hindi Pulp’s Journey from the
Streets to the Bookshelves”, Indian Genre Fiction: Past and Future Histories, edited by
Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay, Aakriti Mandhwani and Anwesha Maity. Delhi: Routledge,
2018.