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  • "Reclaiming the Unheard Voices of History: Indira Goswami's Thengphakhri Tehsildar". 16th MELOW International Conference on Facts, Distortions and Erasures: Literature as History, History in Literature, Chandigarh, March 03-05, 2017.
  • "Grief for the Living and for the Dead: Draupadi's Lament as a Paradigm for an Alternative Reading of the Mahabharata." Harvard University, Annual Conference of American Comparative Literature Association, Boston, MA, USA, March 17-20, 2016. 
  • "Anatomizing Selfhood: Postcolonial Identity Politics in India's North East." 24th Annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, Savannah, GA., USA. February 13-14, 2015.
  • “Reappropriating Agency within an Engendered Space: Swades – The Movie.” Delhi University, International Conference on Re-orienting Gender: Geographies of Resistance, Agency, Violence and Desire in Asia, Delhi, November 19-21, 2014.
  •  “Mnemonic Memory and Amnesia in Aruni Kashyap’s The House with a Thousand Stories.” Banaras Hindu University, International Conference on Reading/Understanding Fiction in Contemporary Times, Varanasi, UP, March 5-6, 2014.
  •  “Unhomed and Deterritorialized: Quest for National Identity in Indira Goswami’s the Ahiran.” 2014 South Asian Literary Association Conference, Chicago, IL. January 8-9, 2014.
  • “Disnarrating the Events of 1857: Reading J.G. Farrell’s The Siege of Krishnapur.” Tufts University, 44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA), Boston, MA. March 21-24, 2013.
  •  “The ‘Other’ and its Representation in Kunal Basu’s The Yellow Emperor’s Cure.” Institute of Advanced Studies in English, International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture, Pune, Maharashtra. December 10-12, 2012.
  •  Key Note Address: "Revising the Normative: Using Postcolonialism to Readdress Culture, Literature and Performance." Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab, November 30, 2012. 
  • “Nostalgia and British Women: Reading Hari Kunzru’s The Impressionist.” Rutgers University, 42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA), New Brunswick, NJ. April 7-10, 2011.
  • “Controlled Reality and the Reality of Violence: Reading Sikh Pogrom in Indira Goswami’s Pages Stained with Blood.” 2011 SALA Conference on Transnational Realisms and Post Realisms in South Asian Literature and Culture, Los Angeles, CA. January 7-8, 2011. 
  • “The Empire Writes Back” and the Politics of Comic Representation: Reading Anurag Mathur’s The Inscrutable Americans within a Framework of Colonial Discourse." Chaminade University, 2010 PAMLA Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii. November 13-14, 2010.
  •  “Cathleen as Sakti: Rereading Yeats’ Cathleen Ni Houlihan”. Drew University, The American Conference for Irish Studies: Re-Viewing Ireland: Irish culture in words, music and images, Madison, NJ. October 1-2, 2010.
  •  “Relational Marginality in Indira Goswami’s Work.” Texas Tech University, Texas Tech Comparative Literature Symposium: American Studies as Transnational Practice, Lubbock, TX. April 8-11, 2010.
  •  “Coding India through the lens of Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger.” Seton Hall University, NJCEA Annual Conference, South Orange, NJ. March 27, 2010. 

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