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Prof. (Dr.) Mokshda Manchanda

Prof. (Dr.) Mokshda Manchanda

Ph.D., Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University Delhi (India)
M.A., Jamia Millia Islamia (India)
B.A., Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi (India)

Dr. Mokshda Manchanda is currently working as an Assistant Professor of English at BITS Law School. She has previously worked as an Assistant Professor of English at Netaji Subhas University of Technology, Delhi and at Atma Ram Sanatan Dharam College, Delhi University, Delhi. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English (honours) from Jesus and Mary College, Delhi University, and a Master of Arts in English from Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi. She is currently awaiting defence of her doctoral thesis at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University Delhi. Her thesis is titled Representation of Self and Trauma: Examining Autobiographical Graphic Narratives by Women Writers. Her research interests lie in related areas of Autobiography Studies, Comics Studies, Popular and Visual Cultures, Performance Aesthetics and Science-Fiction Literature.

Mokshda has presented her papers at several national and international conferences and has multiple publications to her name. She has also been awarded a scholarship by Birkbeck, University of London to attend the London Critical Theory Summer School 2023. Outside of her academic work, she is also a trained classical dancer with a degree in Bachelor of Performing Arts in classical dance form Odissi.



  • Journal of Modern Literature (Indiana University Press). Upcoming Special Issue with editors Terri Baker and Lucy Arnold. “Past, Present and Absent: Memory and Chronotope in Hilary Mantel's Autobiographical Writings.” ISSN: 1529-1464 (upcoming publication)

  • Studies in Indian Place Names (UGC Care Journal) Vol. 40 Issue 10, February 2020 JTA Multidisciplinary International Conference 2020. “Cartooning Conflict: Understand Guy Delisle's Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City.” Page No. 873-879. ISSN: 2394-3114.
  • MZU Journal of Literature and Cultural Studies, Volume VI, Issue II, 2018. “Gabriel García Márquez's The Autumn of the Patriarch: Narrating Power Dynamics and Reconfiguring the Politics of Dystopia.” Page No: 279-291. ISSN: 2348-1188.