The Early Periodical Press and Modern Odia Literary Culture.
Duration of Fellowship:
May 2016 to May 2018
Sumanyu Satpathy, currently a Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, is a former Professor and Head of the Department of English, University of Delhi. His area of expertise are literary modernism, Indian literary culture and Odisha studies. His other areas of interest are queer studies and literary Nonsense. He was Distinguished Scholar at the Michael J. Osborne Centre of the Institute for Advance Studies, La Trobe University in 2007. Among his publications, are Re-viewing Reviewing: the Reception of Modernist Poetry in the TLS (1902-1932), Southern Postcolonialisms (Routledge), Reading Literary Culture and the Tenth Rasa, an anthology of Indian Nonsense. He has published numerous research articles in Indian and international journals, such as EPW, English Language Notes, Ariel, Papers in Language and Literature, Notes and Queries etc. and in edited books such as the well-known Same-Sex Love in India, Children's Literatureand the fin-de-siècle and Rabindranath Tagore in the Twenty First Century: Theoretical Renewals.