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Prof Himadri Roy


Dr. Himadri Roy is a faculty with the School of Gender and Development Studies. Before joining here, he also had been teaching in University of Delhi and was an assistant faculty with Centre of English and Linguistics Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

He has completed his doctoral degree in 2007 from the Centre of English Studies, School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. The thesis title was ‘Exoticisation vs. Marginalisation: Portrayal of Aborigines in Australian Literature’. He was awarded his M. Phil. Degree from Centre of English and Linguistics Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University and the title of his dissertation was ‘Memory and Identity: Indian Diaspora in Vassanji’s No New Land’.

He has been presented several papers on LGBT and Cinema, LGBT and Human Rights on international and national seminars, conferences and symposium. He also has published several articles on feminism and literature, LGBT and Indian Writings in English on different edited volumes. He also published articles on online LGBT journals of India.

His debut novel ‘Travails of Entrapment’ has been recently published by Frog Books, an imprint of Leadstart Publsihing Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai. He has also published several poems and short stories nationally and internationally.

At present, Himadri Roy is Programme co-ordinator of PG Diploma in Women’s and Gender Studies (Distance Mode), along with Prof. Anu Aneja. He is also the Programme co-ordinator of MA in Women’s and Gender Studies (On-Campus Mode), with Dr. Nilima Srivastava.


Exoticisation Vs. Marginalisation: The Portrayal of Aboriginal People in Australian Literature [Lambert Academic Publishing, 2012, ISBN: 3659217867, 9783659217869]
‘Living on the Fringe’ in Gaylaxy: Empowering Expressions, [March April, Vol. III Issue II p. 5-7.]
Travails of Entrapment. [Frog Books, an imprint of Leadstart Publishing, 2012 ISBN: 978-93-81836-01-9]
Fiesta of Love: Songs of Loving Hearts [Writers Empire; First edition (March 17, 2013) ISBN-10: 1482796007 ISBN-13: 978-1482796001]

Official Address:
School of Gender and Development Studies,
Block # 15 B,
Indira Gandhi National Open University,
 New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India