NIRANJANA Tejaswini, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

  • 28 Scopus Citations
  • 2 Scopus h-Index
1988 …2020
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Biography

Tejaswini Niranjana is the author of Siting Translation: History, Post-structuralism and the Colonial Context (Berkeley, 1992), Mobilizing India: Women, Music and Migration between India and Trinidad (Durham, 2006), and Musicophilia in Mumbai (forthcoming, 2019). Her most recent edited volumes are with Wang Xiaoming, Genealogies of the Asian Present: Situating Inter-Asia Cultural Studies (Delhi, 2015), and with Anup Dhar and K.Sridhar, Breaking the Silo: Integrated Science Education in India (Delhi, 2017). Prior to her appointment at Lingnan, she worked at the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore, and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. She has been Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago and Yonsei University, Seoul; and a Fellow at the Asia Research Institute (NUS-Singapore), the Institut de Etudes Avancees (Nantes, France), and the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Germany).

Research interests

Digital Cultural Studies, Gender and sexuality in Asia, Cultural and social history of Indian music, Music pedagogy, Bilingualism in higher education, Performance studies and performance theory

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Projects 2017 2020

Research Output 1988 2020

Musicophilia in Mumbai : Performing Subjects and the Metropolitan Unconscious

NIRANJANA, T., Feb 2020, (Accepted/In press) Duke University Press and Tulika Books. 248 p.

Research output: Scholarly Books | Reports | Literary WorksBook (Author)Researchpeer-review

Metropolitan
Music
Modernity
Colonial Modernity
Urban Space

DEEWAANA (the mad one) : the lover of music

NIRANJANA, T., Jul 2019, In : Cultural Studies. 33, 5, p. 749-777 29 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

twentieth century
music
solitude
sociality
metropolis

Musicophilia and the lingua musica in Mumbai

NIRANJANA, T., 2018, In : Cultural Studies. 32, 2, p. 261-285 25 p.

Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)Researchpeer-review

music
metropolis
public space
inhabitant
subjectivity

Prizes

LU RGC Competitive Grants Award 2018

Tejaswini NIRANJANA (Recipient), Mar 2018

Prize: Prize / Award

honors and awards
social sciences
research programs

The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018

Tejaswini NIRANJANA (Recipient), 26 Jan 2019

Prize: Prize / Award

Writer
Differential Scanning Calorimetry
South Asian Literature
Indian Languages
Fraternity

Press / Media

‘Knowledge Deemed Crime Against the State’: Students, Professors Stand With Hany Babu

Tejaswini NIRANJANA

15/09/19

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research / Knowledge Transfer

Indo-China music collaboration

Tejaswini NIRANJANA

27/06/19

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Corporate News

'Appeal for Reason' from over 600 concerned citizens on Indo-Pak tension

Tejaswini NIRANJANA

2/03/19

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research / Knowledge Transfer