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Shilpaa Anand

Associate Professor
Disability Studies 
Contact Details 
Phone: 040-66303610
Office:  K-110
About the Faculty
Shilpaa Anand researches in the interdisciplinary area of disability studies. Her research interests include  historiography of disability and culturally different concepts of corporeality. In her doctoral work she explored the conceptual history of disability in the Indian context through a study of archival material and secondary historical sources. 
Her papers have been published in edited volumes on disability studies in India and South Asia as well as in scholarly journals. She moderates a lively email list called Disability Studies India and has co-edited multiple issues on disability of the web magazine Cafe Dissensus.
She has an honorary affiliation with the Centre for Disability Studies  at NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad as Distinguished Research Fellow.  
At BPHC she holds the following positions as well:
Member,  Academic Counselling Board
Member, Academic Counselling Cell
Member, Institutional Human Ethics Committee 
  • PhD in Disability Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago - 2009
  • Diploma in Cultural Studies, Centre for the Study of Culture and Society (CSCS), Bangalore - 2003
  • Diploma in Special Education, K.P.A.M.R.C., Bangalore - 2001
  • M.A. in English, University of Hyderabad - 2000
  • B.A. in Psychology, Literature and Communicative English, Mount Carmel College, Bangalore - 1998
Previous Experience 
  •  Dec 2011-Dec 2018: Assistant Professor, Department of English, Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU), Hyderabad
  •  May 2010- Dec 2011: Assistant Professor (Temporary, Against Leave Vacancy), Department of English Literature, English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad 
  • Jan 2009-April 2010: Guest Faculty, University of Hyderabad 

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