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Prof. Himadri Roy



Prof. (Dr.) Himadri Roy is a faculty with the School of Gender and Development Studies. His expertise lies in Gender and Media, LGBT Studies and Gender and Literature.

Before joining here, he also had been teaching in University of Delhi and was an teaching assistant with Centre of English and Linguistics Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, where he completed his doctoral degree in 2007. The thesis title was ‘Exoticisation vs. Marginalisation: Portrayal of Aborigines in Australian Literature’. He was awarded his M. Phil. Degree from the same centre and the title of his dissertation was ‘Memory and Identity: Indian Diaspora in Vassanji’s No New Land’.

He has published recently a book on Gay portrayals in Bollywood cinema. He also has published several articles on LGBT and Indian Writings in English on different edited volumes. He also published articles on online LGBT journals of India. He is also a novelist. His second novel ‘Tales of Hope Chasers’ has been acclaimed as ‘must-read for all’ by Times of India.

He has presented several papers on LGBT and Cinema, LGBT and Human Rights on international and national seminars, conferences and symposiums. 

At present, Prof. Himadri Roy is Programme co-ordinator of PG Diploma in Women’s and Gender Studies (Distance Mode), along with Prof. Anu Aneja. 


1.    Reel and the Real: Portrayal of Gay men in Bollywood Films Atlantic Publishers and Distributors Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi. 2020. ISBN: 978-81-269-3061-6

2.    Exoticisation vs. Marginalisation: The Portrayal of Aboriginal People of Australia Literature. LAP-Lambert Academic Publishing. 2012. ISBN: 978-3-659-21786-9

3.    Tales of Hope Chasers Bilaspur. Starlet Publishing. 2019. ISBN: 978-93-89534-740

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Official Address:
School of Gender and Development Studies,
Block # 15 B,
Indira Gandhi National Open University,
 New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
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[Updated on 06-Dec-2021]