English Department

Ms. Nalini Pai
Lecturer
E - mail id: npai513@gmail.com
Department: English
Affiliation: St. Josephs College, Bangalore
Qualification: M.A, M.Phil
Teaching Experience: 7.5 years

EDUCATION

B.A English, Journalism and Psychology Bangalore University,1996
M.A English Literature Bangalore University,1998
M.Phil English Literature Hyderbad University,2003

Teaching/Research Interests
British Literature, Dalit Studies, Film Studies, Indian Writing, Translation Studies

Projects

Project Title Funding agency Broad area of investigation Duration Amount sanctioned

Towards more technology oriented teaching methods

UGC

Pedagogy

18months

Approx 50000

Development of selfhood in Dalit women's autobiographies

UGC

Dalit studies

18months

27500

Teaching/Research Interests
British Literature, Dalit Studies, Film Studies, Indian Writing, Translation Studies

Invited Talks/ Lectures Given
14 December
2015

Standing up for herself
International conference: Cast(e)ing Gender
Pune University

12-13 January
2015

Dalit Literary Narratives
Narrating Centres and Peripheries: Minority Discourses in India
Christ University

13-14 October
2012

Transition Tamil Cinema (co presented withAmutha Manvalan
CPRACSIS Iternational theatre Conference:CPRACSIS International Theatre Conference on Cinema Cultures in South India 13&14 October, 2012. Thrissur
Thrissur

Conferences Attended
14-15
December
2015

Cast(e)ing Gender in Dalit Literature
Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
Pune University

11-12
August
2014

Alternative English Syllabus for UG students:A viable option
Government First Grade College KR Puram Bangalore


Collaborations
Co Investigator for the Pedagogy based UGC Minor Research Project. The main Investigator is Dr Padma Baliga. I am the main investigator for the Dalit autobiographies project. The co investigator is Dr Padma Baliga. Co authored and co presented a paper on Transition Tamil Cinema with Amutha Manavalan (Mass Commn Dept)

Publications:

Title of paper Authors Journal YOP Vol/Issue/ Page no.s

The issue of language and its translation in Dalit Literature

Nalini Pai

(Routledge) Dalit Literatures In India

2015

Chapter 5

Dalit Literary Narratives

Nalini Pai

Artha Journal of Social Sciences, Bangalore

2015

15-32

The Web in the Undergraduate English Classroom

Padma Baliga and Nalini Pai

Al Shodhana: A Multi Disciplinary refereed Research Journal.

2014

47-56

Towards more technology oriented teaching methods? Alternative English syllabus for UG students: A viable option

Padma Baliga and Nalini Pai

Conference proceedings (National level UGC sponsored conference)

2014

47-54

Open book examinations- boon or bane

Malathy Vanaja, Anil Joseph Pinto, Venkat Lokanathan, Nalini Pai, and Shlok Kumar

Jyoti Research Journal, Bangalore

2014

18-21

Cinema, Politics, Women and the shifting contours of disciplines

Nalini Pai

Artha Journal of Social Sciences, Bangalore

2013

15-32

Fences (short story)

Nalini Pai

Sugar Mule

2013

43

Fences (short story)The Housefly's Playground (short story)

Nalini Pai

Pratham Books

2015

(in the process of being printed)



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