Subaltern Studies, Introduction This essay attempts to examine the critique of Orientalismin India by Subaltern Studies Group. It explains how Orientalist discourse was constructed and constituted as imperial knowledge in South Asian context. In order to understand the critique [...]
Introduction How to Write and Publish! I wrote this brief guide about how to write and publish for my advance undergraduate and graduate students. The purpose was not to teach them the basic mechanics of essay writing, for that [...]
Developed by Dr. Jenny Caneen Raja This assignment gives students agency to create and answer their own questions for any required literary reading (and it can be tweaked for non-fiction). I've used this approach (i.e., Flipped Classroom) to in-class discussions [...]
This is the final essay in a series of four essays about academic publishing.
Academic Articles: Writing the First Draft Needless to say, there are plenty of good books on writing academic articles, especially written by composition theorists and scholars, that can help you learn the art of crafting the first draft of [...]
I understand that there are hundreds of books that explain the mechanics of writing academic articles. My aim here is not to dwell on the mechanics, but to rather give you some basic ideas about the process of choosing [...]
Why Publish? Remember, humanities publication is always a conversation with past and contemporary scholars in your field of study. Most graduate students have to take a writing course in their first year. The main purpose of such courses is to teach [...]