Assistant Professor

Dr. Soni Wadhwa

Department of English

Interests
  1. Poetry
  2. Translation
  3. South Asian Studies

Education

2004

University of Mumbai
India
BA (English)

2006

SNDT Women’s University
India
MA (English)

2009

SNDT Women’s University
India
MPhil (English)

2016

University of Mumbai
India
Ph.D (English)

Research Interest

  • Space, City, Contemporary Writing and South Asia.
  • Poetry and Translation.

Memberships

  • Life Member – Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda

List of Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
  • “Philosophy of Language at the Crossroads of History and Political Science: Examining Interpretations of Chachnama” – Soni Wadhwa in Anekaant: A Journal of Polysemic Thought, No. 11, 2019-20 (Spring) 2019. Pages: 45-50. ISSN Number: 2320-6195
  • “The Text and the City: The Intellectual Conflict after Baudelaire” – Soni Wadhwa in Writing Today: International Journal of Studies in English Vol. II, Issue II, April 2018. Pages 28-45. ISSN Number: 2230-8466.
  • “Transgressive Indigeneity” – Soni Wadhwa in Ruminations: The Andrean Journal of Literature November 2017. Pages: 30-7. ISSN Number: 2249-9059.
  • “The Exilic Consciousness in Metaphorical Space” – Soni Wadhwa in Writing Today: International Journal of Studies in English Vol. II, Issue I, July 2017. Pages 69-80. ISSN Number: 2230-8466.
  • “The Cosmopolitan City and Its Gesture of Refuge” – Soni Wadhwa in Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies Vol. II, Issue 2, June 2017. Pages 103-128. ISSN Number: 2455 6564. Indexed in OpenAire. doi: 10.5281/zenodo.1407294
  • “Ensnared in the Impossibility of Writing: Benjamin’s Silence in Autobio-spatial Texts” – Soni Wadhwa in Writing Today: International Journal of Studies in English Vol. 1, Issue IV, January 2016. Pages 68-81. ISSN Number: 2230-8466.
  • “Difference or Stereotype?: Exploring Selected Sindhi Partition Texts in a Comparative Mode” – Soni Wadhwa in Muse India Issue 62: July-Aug 2015. ISSN Number: 0975-1815.
  • “Outside in the Jungle: Narrating the Nation in Midnight’s Children and The Glass Palace” – Soni Wadhwa in Muse India Issue 40: Nov-Dec 2011. ISSN Number: 0975-1815.
  • “Realizing Gender in Women’s Theatre” – Soni Wadhwa in Sub-Continental Women’s Voices (Special Issue) in Muse India Issue 36: Mar-Apr 2011 ISSN Number: 0975-1815.
  • “Space and Identity: Theorizing Sindhi Diaspora” – Soni Wadhwa in Journal of Contemporary Thought No. 26 (Winter 2007). Pages: 111-120. ISBN Number: 0971-4731
BOOK CHAPTERS
  • ‘Epistemology, Disciplinary Praxis, Poetics: A Tour via General Semantics’ – Soni Wadhwa in General Semantics: A Critical Companion Ed. Deepa Mishra Delhi: Pencraft International, 2014. Pages: 172-181. ISBN Number: 978-93-82178-08-8
  • ‘Acts of Refuge, Acts of Naming: On Translating Sindhi Identity as ‘Minor’’ – Soni Wadhwa in Translation Studies: Contemporary Perspectives in Postcolonial and Subaltern Translations Ed. Piyush Raval, New Delhi: Viva Books, 2012. Pages: 159-77. ISBN Number: 978-81-309-2052-8
COURSE MATERIALS
  • Literary Theory and Criticism (English Paper V, MA Part II) by Dinesh Kumar, Pratima Das, Sunila Pillai, Soni Wadhwa Institute of Distance and Open Learning: 2010.
  • Anglo-Irish Literature of 20th Century (English Paper VII, MA Part II) by Dinesh Kumar, Pratima Das, Sunila Pillai, Neeta Chakravarthy, Soni Wadhwa Institute of Distance and Open Learning: 2011.
TRANSLATIONS
  • 1. “The Wife and Her Other Son” – a translation of Lokram Dodeja’s short piece – Soni Wadhwa in Muse India Issue 63: Sept-Oct 2015 ISSN Number: 0975-1815.

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