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Dr. Jobeth Ann Warjri

Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Design Studies,
Former Guest Faculty, The English and Foreign Languages University, Shillong Campus
Ph.D. in English Literature, University of Hyderabad
Recipient of the Zubaan-Sasakawa
Research Grant for Young Writers from the Northeast,
2018-2019 and 2022-2023.
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Biography
Professional Education
Teaching Courses
Research Interests
Selected Publications
Research Projects
Undertaken
Biography

Jobeth Ann Warjri is a writer and researcher who completed her PhD from the Department of English, University of Hyderabad. She has published her work—creative and academic—in various national and international publications and platforms. Prior to working in Vidyashilp University, she worked as a guest lecturer with The English and Foreign Languages University, Shillong Campus.


Professional Education
  • PhD, University of Hyderabad, English Literature - 2022
  • MA, North-Eastern Hill University, English Literature

Teaching Courses
  • Introduction to Writing
  • Human Values in Work and Life (MOOC)
  • Academic Writing

Research Interests
  • Ethnographic Research
  • African American Literature and Critical History
  • American Literature
  • Writing in English from Northeast India
  • Gender Studies
  • Performance Studies

Selected Publications
  • "When (and Where) Ritual is Not Romance: Liminality, Gender and Storytelling Among the Khasis”. In Cultural Forms and Practices in North East India edited by Prof. K. C. Baral, Springer, 2023. pp 177-185.
  • "Of Journeys and Transformations: The Natural World in Three Novels” Book Review of Everything the Light Touches by Janice Pariat, Harper Collins, 2022; Where the Cobbled Path Leads by Avinuo Kire, Penguin Hamish Hamilton, 2022; Spirit Nights by Easterine Kire, Barbican Press, 2022. IWE Online. Institute of Eminence, University of Hyderabad March 2023.
  • "Working-class Generations: A Gendered Family History”. Zubaan Publishers. 2019.
  • “Memory and Narratives of Landscape in Mamang Dai’s The Legends of Pensam and The Black Hill”. In Narrative Cultures of North East India: Traditions, Texts and Representations. 2021. Edited by Arzuman Ara, Dhurjjati Sarma, Surajit Sen and Bhaskar Jyoti Gogoi. Pencraft International. pp. 51-60.
  • "Origins: Four Re-Imaginings of Khasi Clan Narratives” We Come from Mist: Writings from Meghalaya edited by Janice Pariat, Zubaan Publications, 2023, pp. 156-180. (Short Stories)
  • “Megalomania” The Thief’s Funeral: The Book Review Anthology of Short Stories edited by Sucharita Sengupta, Chadra Chari and Uma Iyengar, Aleph Book Company, 2024, pp. 95-102.
  • “An Overview of Writing in English from Northeast India: The 1980s to the Early 2020s.” IWE Online. Institute of Eminence, University of Hyderabad, March 2024.

Research Projects Undertaken
  • Zubaan Publishers Research Grant for Young Researchers from the Northeast, 2022-2023
  • Zubaan-Sasakawa Peace Foundation Grant for Young Researchers from the Northeast, 2018-2019
  • Project on Literature in English from Northeast India, IWE Online, Institute of Eminence, University of Hyderabad, 2022

Jobeth Ann Warjri is a writer and researcher who completed her PhD from the Department of English, University of Hyderabad. She has published her work—creative and academic—in various national and international publications and platforms. Prior to working in Vidyashilp University, she worked as a guest lecturer with The English and Foreign Languages University, Shillong Campus.

  • PhD, University of Hyderabad, English Literature - 2022
  • MA, North-Eastern Hill University, English Literature
  • Introduction to Writing
  • Human Values in Work and Life (MOOC)
  • Academic Writing
  • Ethnographic Research
  • African American Literature and Critical History
  • American Literature
  • Writing in English from Northeast India
  • Gender Studies
  • Performance Studies
  • "When (and Where) Ritual is Not Romance: Liminality, Gender and Storytelling Among the Khasis”. In Cultural Forms and Practices in North East India edited by Prof. K. C. Baral, Springer, 2023. pp 177-185.
  • "Of Journeys and Transformations: The Natural World in Three Novels” Book Review of Everything the Light Touches by Janice Pariat, Harper Collins, 2022; Where the Cobbled Path Leads by Avinuo Kire, Penguin Hamish Hamilton, 2022; Spirit Nights by Easterine Kire, Barbican Press, 2022. IWE Online. Institute of Eminence, University of Hyderabad March 2023.
  • "Working-class Generations: A Gendered Family History”. Zubaan Publishers. 2019.
  • “Memory and Narratives of Landscape in Mamang Dai’s The Legends of Pensam and The Black Hill”. In Narrative Cultures of North East India: Traditions, Texts and Representations. 2021. Edited by Arzuman Ara, Dhurjjati Sarma, Surajit Sen and Bhaskar Jyoti Gogoi. Pencraft International. pp. 51-60.
  • "Origins: Four Re-Imaginings of Khasi Clan Narratives” We Come from Mist: Writings from Meghalaya edited by Janice Pariat, Zubaan Publications, 2023, pp. 156-180. (Short Stories)
  • “Megalomania” The Thief’s Funeral: The Book Review Anthology of Short Stories edited by Sucharita Sengupta, Chadra Chari and Uma Iyengar, Aleph Book Company, 2024, pp. 95-102.
  • “An Overview of Writing in English from Northeast India: The 1980s to the Early 2020s.” IWE Online. Institute of Eminence, University of Hyderabad, March 2024.
  • Zubaan Publishers Research Grant for Young Researchers from the Northeast, 2022-2023
  • Zubaan-Sasakawa Peace Foundation Grant for Young Researchers from the Northeast, 2018-2019
  • Project on Literature in English from Northeast India, IWE Online, Institute of Eminence, University of Hyderabad, 2022
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