Neha Khurana | Vidyashilp University Faculty

Dr. Neha Khurana

Assistant Professor, School of Legal Studies
and Governance & School of Liberal Arts and Design Studies
Former Assistant Professor, Gargi College (University of Delhi)
PhD and UGC-NET in English Literature
Keenly interested in visual cultures, censorship studies, political cartoons
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Biography
Professional Education
Teaching Courses
Research Interests
Selected Publications
Biography

Neha Khurana is currently an Assistant Professor at the School of Liberal Arts and Design Studies at Vidyashilp University (Bangalore, India) and has previously taught at Gargi College (University of Delhi) for about 10 years. Trained in English literature and its various, she found her research interests in the intersection of literary studies and visual cultures. She has recently completed her PhD with a thesis titled “The Right to Dissent: An Analysis of Political Cartooning in India During the Emergency Years 1975-77” and continues to research in the field of visual arts and surveillance studies. She likes to paint and sometimes dreams of being an artist.


Professional Education
PhD (Amity University); English Thesis title: “The Right to Dissent: An Analysis of Political Cartooning in India During the Emergency Years 1975-77” 2023
M.Phil (University of Delhi); English 2013
UGC-NETEnglish 2012
MA (University of Delhi); English 2011
BA (University of Delhi); English 2009

Teaching Courses
  • Academic Writing
  • Introduction to Epistemology
  • Critical Thinking

Research Interests
  • Visual Cultures
  • Surveillance and Censorship Studies
  • Political Cartoons
  • Satire
  • Indian Public Sphere

Selected Publications
  • Khurana, Neha. “The Humorous Body: A Bergsonian Reading of Laurence Sterne’s The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman”. The European Journal of Humour Research, vol. 11, no. 4, Dec. 2023, pp. 93-103, doi:10.7592/EJHR.2023.11.4.850.
  • Khurana, N., and R. Singh. “Drawing through the Crisis: The Case of Abu in the Emergency Years 1975-77 in India”. 452ºF. Journal of Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature, No. 29, July 2023, pp. 211-3, doi:10.1344/452f.2023.29.13.
  • Khurana, Neha. “Mapping Transformations in the Indian Public Sphere: An Analysis of the Punch and Oudh Punch Cartoons.” Mapping India: Transitions and Transformations , 18th-19th Century, edited by Nilanjana Mukherjee et al., South Asia Edition, Routledge, 2020, pp. 192–215.
  • Khurana, Neha. “Celebrity Sting Operations in India: An Analysis of Technologies of Surveillance in ‘Public Interest’”. The Lincoln Humanities Journal: Panopticon, Suspicion, Surveillance, Fear,
    vol. 4, Fall 2016, pp. 59-69, Read More
  • Khurana, Neha. “Surveillance and the Metropolis: Individuals, Collectivities and Resistance in Delhi/NCR’”. The Lincoln Humanities Journal: Panopticon, Suspicion, Surveillance, Fear,
    vol. 4, Fall 2016, pp. 59-69, Read More

Neha Khurana is currently an Assistant Professor at the School of Liberal Arts and Design Studies at Vidyashilp University (Bangalore, India) and has previously taught at Gargi College (University of Delhi) for about 10 years. Trained in English literature and its various, she found her research interests in the intersection of literary studies and visual cultures. She has recently completed her PhD with a thesis titled “The Right to Dissent: An Analysis of Political Cartooning in India During the Emergency Years 1975-77” and continues to research in the field of visual arts and surveillance studies. She likes to paint and sometimes dreams of being an artist.

PhD (Amity University); English Thesis title: “The Right to Dissent: An Analysis of Political Cartooning in India During the Emergency Years 1975-77” 2023
M.Phil (University of Delhi); English 2013
UGC-NETEnglish 2012
MA (University of Delhi); English 2011
BA (University of Delhi); English 2009
  • Academic Writing
  • Introduction to Epistemology
  • Critical Thinking
  • Visual Cultures
  • Surveillance and Censorship Studies
  • Political Cartoons
  • Satire
  • Indian Public Sphere
  • Khurana, Neha. “The Humorous Body: A Bergsonian Reading of Laurence Sterne’s The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman”. The European Journal of Humour Research, vol. 11, no. 4, Dec. 2023, pp. 93-103, doi:10.7592/EJHR.2023.11.4.850.
  • Khurana, N., and R. Singh. “Drawing through the Crisis: The Case of Abu in the Emergency Years 1975-77 in India”. 452ºF. Journal of Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature, No. 29, July 2023, pp. 211-3, doi:10.1344/452f.2023.29.13.
  • Khurana, Neha. “Mapping Transformations in the Indian Public Sphere: An Analysis of the Punch and Oudh Punch Cartoons.” Mapping India: Transitions and Transformations , 18th-19th Century, edited by Nilanjana Mukherjee et al., South Asia Edition, Routledge, 2020, pp. 192–215.
  • Khurana, Neha. “Celebrity Sting Operations in India: An Analysis of Technologies of Surveillance in ‘Public Interest’”. The Lincoln Humanities Journal: Panopticon, Suspicion, Surveillance, Fear,
    vol. 4, Fall 2016, pp. 59-69, Read More
  • Khurana, Neha. “Surveillance and the Metropolis: Individuals, Collectivities and Resistance in Delhi/NCR’”. The Lincoln Humanities Journal: Panopticon, Suspicion, Surveillance, Fear,
    vol. 4, Fall 2016, pp. 59-69, Read More
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