Department of English
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
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M.A. Engilsh University of Pune 1982
Ph.D. English, University of Pune 1991
Associate Professor, Dept of English, University of Pune 1993-2003
Professor, Dept of English, University of Pune, 2003-2015
Literary Theory, Translation Studies, F & SF, 19th
Century Maharashtra, elements of European Philosophy
Touch: A Study of Caste, (under revision for Fordham University Press, New York.)
Kale-Pandhare Asphut Lekh, a collection critical essays in Marathi, Pune: Hermes Prakashan, 2011
Simplifications: An Introduction to Structuralism and Post-structuralism, New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan Impression, 2009 (re-print).
Hamlet, edited, Pearson-Longman, 2008
‛Shakespeare in Maharashtra 1892-1927: A Note on a Trend in Marathi Theatre and Theatre Criticism’ (co-authored with Urmila Bhirdikar), in
The Shakespeare International Yearbook 12: Special Section, Shakespeare in India, ed. Sukanta Chaudhuri, 2012
'Alterity: Some Issues Informed by Science Fiction', in Special Issue on 'Self and Other' Journal of Indian Philosophical Research, ed. Mrinal Miri, Guest Ed. Pravesh Jung, vol XXVIII, Numner 4 Oct-Dec 2011, pp. 233-244
‘Of Demons and Angels and Historical Humans: Some Events and Questions in Translation and Post-colonial Theory’, in
The Indian Post-colonial Critical Reader, eds. Elleke Boehmer and Rosinka Chaudhary, London: Routledge 2010.
‘Who is it that is Singing? Shot-Music-Speech’ in The Indian Public Sphere: Readings in Media History, ed. Arvind Rajagopal, OUP Delhi, 2009, pp. 151-168.
‘Disarticulating the Senses: A Speculation on a Scientific Discovery and Cinema’, in
History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization, vol. XV Part 3 Science, Literature and Aesthetics, ed. Amiya Dev, Center for Studies in Civilizations, New Delhi, 2009, pp. 227-233.
‘Appearances and Disguises: Questions of Knowledge, Disbelief and Culpability in some Sherlock Holmes Stories’, in
Literature and Philosophy, ed. Supriya Chaudhari, Kolkata, Papyrus, 2006, pp. 159-180.
National and International Recognition
The 25th G C Bannerjee Memorial Lecture, Department of English, Mumbai University, Mumbai, 20 March, 2015
Tagore Fellow, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, 2014
ICCR India Rotating Chair, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebingen, Germany 2011
The 1st Ambedkar Phule Chair Oration, University of Mumbai, 2011