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Sonali Barua

Email: [email protected]

Sonali is on the Humanities Faculty of the School of Arts and Sciences. She brings deep and varied experience to the classroom, having spent a decade and a half in the banking industry before returning to academics, the space she believes is her true home. Her research is largely focused on the intersection between literature and music.

Academic Qualifications
  • PhD Literatures in English, Rutgers University
  • MA English, Jadavpur University
  • BA English Honours, St.Xavier's College, Kolkata

English Language and Literature

Areas of Interest

Postcolonial Anglophone Literatures, Women's and Gender Studies, South Asian Cultures, Globalization Studies, Indian Cinema

Click here to listen to Sonali Barua talking about areas of interest and current research work.

Research Interests

Literature and Music, Literature and Cinema

Publications and Writings

"'Truth Is, At the Moment, Here': Adrienne Rich and the Ghazal". Reorienting Orientalism. Ed. Chandreyee Niyogi. Sage and Thousand Oaks: New Delhi and London, 2006, 102-115.

On-going Projects

Sonali is working on a project that inspects the figure of the music guru in Indian literatures and music cultures.

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