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Satyendra Singh

Satyendra Singh is Senior Writing Coordinator at Centre for Writing and Communication, Ashoka University. Through seminar courses on 'Madness in/and Art' and 'Refugees in South Asia', he teaches critical thinking and academic writing to Young India Fellows. These courses aim at making students question and deconstruct physical as well as ideological boundaries inherent in their day to day perceptions and lived experiences. He is also one of the writing tutors for Ashoka's undergraduate program.

Satyendra pursued his graduation and postgraduation in English Literature from University of Delhi. He completed his MPhil. from Centre for English Studies (CES), Jawaharlal Nehru University. His MPhil research deploys an interdisciplinary approach to study thwarted experiences of home(land) in the three generations of Bihari diaspora, the long history of their multiple dislocation in wake of the long chain of South Asian partitions, and repeated production of Biharis as strangers/outsiders by exclusivist practices of South Asian nation-states. 

He is currently pursuing his PhD from CES, JNU. His areas of research interest are South Asian Studies, Diaspora and Migration Studies, Partition Studies, history of madness in various cultures, and modern Indian drama and its cinematic adaptations.Satyendra has taught literature in the capacity of Assistant Professor at the University of Delhi.He has worked at St. Stephen's College, Miranda House and Lady Shri Ram College for Women.In his free time he watches Pakistani soaps or tries to discern muted whispers of poetry in the banality of existence.


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