Sonali Barua

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Indian Writing in English & in Translation
  • English Literature
  • Anglophone Writing in the Postcolony
  • Gender Studies
  • Music and Literature
  • Indian Music and the Media


Sonali 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.


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.