Ms. Anupama A. Profile

Ms. Anupama A.

Assistant Professor

Centre for English Studies,

SCHOOL OF LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE STUDIES

Email ID: anu09ayyala@gmail.com

Brief Details:

Anupama has a Masters in English (2003) from the University of Victoria, and an M.Phil in English (1998) and a Masters in English (1997) from the University of Hyderabad. Her M.Phil dissertation, An Analysis of The Making of Americans: Gertrude Steins Usable Past, explored questions of identity and repetition in Gertrude Steins early fiction. Her specializations are 20th C. American Literature, Modernism, and Psychoanalysis. She has taught/ co-taught the following courses: Literature and Social Imagination, From the Restoration to the Romantics, Literature of the Victorian Period, American Literature, Trends in Contemporary Literature, and Literary Criticism and Theory (20th C.).

EDUCATION:

  • M.A. English, University of Victoria, 2003
  • M. Phil English, University of Hyderabad, 1998
  • Thesis: An Analysis of The Making of Americans: Gertrude Steins Usable Past
  • M.A. English, University of Hyderabad, 1997
  • B.A. in English, Psychology and Political Science, St. Josephs College, Visakhapatnam, 1995

Specializations:

  • 20th C. American Literature, Modernism, Psychoanalysis

Teaching experience:

  • Assistant Professor (on contract), Centre for English Studies, School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, August 2010 present
  • Tutor, English, Senior High and University Transfer courses, Victoria, Coast Salish Territories, July 2004 February 2010
  • Teaching Associate, English course, IIIT, Hyderabad, September December 1998

Conferences/ Workshops attended:

  • "Spaces of Alterity: Literary and Dramatic Representations, International Symposium, IIT -Gandhinagar, Chandkheda, Gujarat, September 2011
  • Transforming Our Future, Workshop, West Coast Legal Education and Action Fund,Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories, November 2009
  • Panel on Imitations, Parodies and Criticism of Aestheticism, ACCUTE Conference, Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canadas Annual Congress, University of Winnipeg, Manitoba, May 2004

Volunteer experience:

  • Director, Board, Vancouver Island Human Rights Coalition (VIHRC), July 2007- February 2010 Co-supervisor, Graduate Co-op Student, VIHRC, May- August 2009
  • Outreach Liaison, VIHRC, Dirty Laundry play fundraiser, The University of Victoria (UVic) Mental Health Fair, June-October 2009
  • Paralegal Advocate, Human Rights Assistance Program, VIHRC, October- December 2009 Storekeeper, Camas Books and Infoshop, June 2008- June 2009
  • Member, Indigenous Peoples Solidarity Working Group, Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group (VIPIRG), 2007
  • Member and Outreach Liaison, Radio Accessibility Working Group, VIPIRG, 2006, 2007
  • Collective Member, The UVic Students Society Womens Centre, September 2005-March 2010
  • Member, Hiring Committees, UVSS Womens Centre, 2008-2009; VIHRC, 2007-2009
  • Collective Member, The UVSS Students of Colour Collective (SOCC), March 2004 - July 2007
  • Organizer, Poetry and Spoken Word Event, SOCC, March 2007