Ms Garg’s research focuses on English literature, particularly in the field of popular culture with a bent in media and gender studies. She has presented widely throughout New Delhi and nationally.
She graduated top of her class in her Bachelor’s (with Honours) in English at Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University. She completed her Master’s in English from Jawaharlal Nehru University. She has worked as the Content Head at HerSaga, a woman’s entrepreneurial project, and interned with The Times of India, Lucknow.
Communication Skills (taught)
Cultural Studies (interested)
- “(Un)Sanctioned Bodies: The State-Sexuality-Disability Nexus in Captain America Slash Fan
- Fiction” [Book Chapter] in The Darker Side of Slash Fan Fiction: Essays on Power, Consent
- and the Body, McFarland and Co. (in review, Spring 2018).
“Gender Roles and Attitudes”, Gender Sensitization Seminar, Lloyd Law College (December 2017).
“Digital Queer Culture in India”, paper presented at 5th National Queer Conference organised by Sappho for Equality, at Jadavpur University, Kolkata (September 2017).
“When Boys Get Together: The Politics of Narrative Subversion in Slash Fiction”, paper presented at “The Visual and the Popular” Conference at Shyama Prasad Mukherjee College, University of Delhi (March 2017).
“Music and The Great War: Songs as Propaganda and Protest”, paper presented at Flanders Fields, an academic seminar on war literature, Department of English, Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi (2015).
“Social Protest or Neoliberal Sellout?: Reading Representations of Queerness in Contemporary Indian Advertising”, (co-authored) paper presented at Academic Congress, Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi (2014). Also presented at “Sexuality Sensitisation Seminar”, Delhi College of Arts and Commerce (DCAC), University of Delhi (2014).
Participated in “Literature in a Globalized World: Creative and Critical Perspectives”, Winter School, a research project under the University Grants Commission (UGC) – Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) – Indo-German Partnerships in Higher Education Programme (IGP), (February-March 2017).
Researcher, “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: Creating Sustainable Global Partnerships in Higher Education”, as part of Innovation Project, a research project sponsored by the University of Delhi (2014-2015).