Things to remember in academia

Advertisements If you are in academia, you know what this hashtag means – # academictwitter. Often, I am jittery reading all the feeds but a few points I remember as useful lessons are listed below (the post will be updated periodically): ONE https://twitter.com/socofthesacred/status/1439202446526517253 TWO https://twitter.com/cesifoti/status/1437043299852996608 THREE https://twitter.com/ithinkwellHugh/status/1438389733663690754 FOUR https://twitter.com/WriteThatPhD/status/1437369504653262852 FIVE https://twitter.com/FutureDrDukes/status/1437927212431208452

Bookmark these reads on culture

Advertisements It’s fascinating to look at multidisciplinary studies in understanding culture. To this purpose, Jared Rubin’s posts on the Broadstreet blog are amazingly well-articulated and engage with the critical questions in research on culture not excluding other writers who write for the blog. I came across the work of John Mohr who is no more… Continue reading Bookmark these reads on culture

Writing like a nerd

Lol, that’s my slang for academic writing. It’s rigorous, theory and evidence based and critical in its pursuit of facts. In a newsroom, my challenge was to simplify and explain the news and offer a news peg; in academia, the challenge is to encapsulate complex ideas without repetition or obfuscation, never forgetting that critiquing is equally important to any good academic work. Here is my list …

Usne Kaha Tha

Advertisements Usne Kaha Tha – a short story by Chandradhar Sharma Guleri – is one of my most favorite short stories in Hindi. “Mujhse kudmai karegi” evokes so many emotions even today. You know if you have read the story. Today, for my podcast Chausar Sakhi, I attempt reading out the story for you. The… Continue reading Usne Kaha Tha

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Poem on quarantine featured in Lockdown Journal!

Advertisements I am happy for Lockdown Journal to feature my poem ‘Quarantine’ on their website. You can check it out here or download it here: 4-may-noida-india-e28093-lockdown-journalDownload

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With You

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Sex By The Sea

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Angst

Advertisements   This was the year when our collective angst was greater than the water in Ganges. (c) PallSin. 2003. Patna.

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