Author Biography

Bhushan Sharma is an Independent Researcher and obtained her Doctorate from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, J&K, India. The broader area of her study is Dalit feminism, and her thesis is titled “Locating Dalit Feminist Standpoint: Select Life Narratives of Dalit Women as Testimonies.” She is interested in Women’s writing, Indian writings in English, and marginalized literature, especially Dalit literature. Dr. Sharma has published in SCI, Scopus indexed, and UGC journals; she has presented papers at numerous National and International conferences and has been a session chair at the World Conference on Women’s Studies-2021.

K. A. Geetha is an Associate Professor of Literature and Cultural Studies in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, BITS Pilani KK Birla Goa Campus, India. She has more than two decades of experience in teaching different modules in English Literature, Language, and Cultural Studies. Her doctoral research focused on the production, institutionalization, and reception of Tamil Dalit literature. Her research interests are Dalit writing, Women's Studies, Postcolonial literature, and Cultural Studies. She is currently researching the Devadasi system with a specific focus on Dalit Devadasis.