Research Interests: Diaspora Studies, Business History, Gender Studies
Tana Trivedi is a lecturer of Communication at Ahmedabad University, Gujarat, India since May 2015. A graduate and postgraduate in English Literature from St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad, she completed her M.Litt. in Postcolonial Diaspora from University of Stirling, UK. She completed her PhD in contemporary Indo-Fijian poetry in 2020 from Christ University, Bangalore. In additon to this, she also holds a Dipoloma in Human Resources Management from Ahmedabad Management Association. She has worked as full-time faculty with the Department of English and Media Studies, Christ University, Bangalore, where she taught for five years. She has also taught part time at St. Joseph's College, Bangalore, and the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. She has designed and taught courses such as Business History, Science Journalism, Diaspora Studies, Gender Studies, Postcolonial Studies, British Literature, World Literature and Indian Writing in English. She also specializes in designing and delivering courses in Communication Skills and Spoken Business Communication. Her research interests are in the areas of Diaspora studies, Business History, Postcolonial Studies, and Gender Studies.
Trivedi, T. “Precarity and Resistance in Oceanic Literature”. In South Asian Review. Routledge Taylor and Francis, Vol 39. 8th January 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02759527.2018.1544807
Trivedi, T., Kennedy, John J. and Abhaya N.B., “Peripatetic world of the Indo-Fijian diaspora in Brij V Lal’s Mr Tulsi’s Store”. GNOSIS. January 2019. Pp. 99-107.
Trivedi, T. “The Dance of Displacement: The Case of Indian and African Migrants in the Caribbean”. GNOSIS, Vol. 2, Oct. 2015, Pp. 65-74.
Trivedi, T. “Fragmented Lives: Locating ‘Home’ in Poems of Sudesh Mishra”, in Borders and Mobility in South Asia and Beyond, Eds. Reece Jones and Md. Azmeary Ferdoush. Amsterdam University Press: Amsterdam. 2018, Pp. 249-265.
Trivedi, T. “On the Vectors of Intangible Cultural Heritage and History: A Study of Indo-Fijian Literary Tradition”. International Conference on Heritage Management and
Practice: Developing Integrated Approaches. December 14-16, 2018. Ahmedabad University, Ahmedabad, India. (Paper Presentation)
Trivedi, T. and Abhaya, N.B., “Peripatetic world of the Indo-Fijian diaspora in Brij V Lal’s Mr Tulsi’s Store”, at The International Conference on “Transnationalism, Culture
and Diaspora in the Era of Globalisation organized by The Centre for Study of Diaspora at Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, 21-23 February 2018. (Paper Presentation)
Trivedi, T. “Precarious Poetry: Institutionalized Ecological Destruction and the Changing Idea of Home in Fijian Literature”, 18th Annual South Asian Literary Conference, New York, January 2018. (Paper Presentation)
Trivedi, T. “Sudesh Mishra’s ‘Un-homely’ poetry: The Case of Indians in Fiji”, 33rd Annual Symposium of Borders and Mobility, University of Hawaii, April 7, 2016. (Skype Presentation)
Trivedi, T. “The Sacral Diaspora- A Study of Indo-Fijian Literature”, Grappling with the Sacred, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Academic Conference 2016, IIT Chennai, January 21-24, 2016.
2018 SALA Graduate Student Paper Prize for the paper: “Precarious Poetry: Institutionalized Ecological Destruction and the Changing Idea of Home in Fijian Literature”, New York, 2018.
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