Assistant Professor

Dr. Rajni

Department of English


  1. Literary Studies and Disability Studies
  2. Indian Writing in English
  3. Digital Humanities


  • Worked as Lecturer (2016-2018) for Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala, Punjab.
  • Worked as Research Associate (2016) for ICSSR sponsored project on Disability Studies at The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Awards & Fellowships

  • Fellowship from Fulbright foundation for International Summer program, Sofia, Bulgaria (August 2014).
  • Fellowship and travel grant for the Collaborative Research in Humanities Program from Queen’s University, Belfast, UK (July-August 2014).


In English
  • Mujral, Rajni (2020). “Use of Stories that Aren’t Even True: Reading Salman Rushdie’s Luka and the Fire of life”. Textual Practice. DOI: 10.1080/0950236X.2020.1734071. (Print) ISSN: 0950-236x. (Online) ISSN: 1470-1308.
  • Mujral, Rajni. “Grotesque Body and the Aesthetics of Transfiguration” in Special Issue on Bakhtin “Bakhtinian Theory in Postcolonial and ‘Postsocialist’ Perspective”. Baltic Worlds, Vol X 1-2 (2017), 66-72. (ISSN: 2000-2955).
  • Mujral, Rajni. “Reading the Dialogic in Salman Rushdie’s Shalimar the Clown” in Indian Fiction in English: Mapping the Contemporary Literary Landscape. Eds. Sajal Kumar Bhattacharya et al. New Delhi: Creative Fictions, 2014. 117- 130. (ISBN: 9788180431081).
In German
  • Mujral, Rajni. “Lying as Performative Subjectification: Figuration of the Dialogic Self”. ID/ENTITY. Eds. Günther Friesinger et al. Vienna: Monochrom, 2017, 181-197.

Contact Details