Muse India's Contributing Editor for Oriya Literature
Sachidananda Mohanty is Vice Chancellor of Central University of Orissa, Koraput, and was Professor and former Head, Department of English, University of Hyderabad. He is the recipient of several national and international awards including those from the British Council, the Salzburg, the Katha and the Fulbright. He has to his credit 26 books in English and in Oriya including D.H. Lawrence Studies in India, Writers’ Workshop,1990; Lawrence’s Leadership Politics and the Defeat of Fascism, Academic Foundation,1992; Understanding Cultural Exchange, Vision Books 1997; Literature and Culture, Prestige, 2000; Travel Writing and the Empire, Katha, 2002;rpt. 2003, Early Women's writing in Orissa, 1898-1950: A Lost Tradition, Sage Publications,2005; Gender and Cultural Identity in Colonial Orissa, Orient Longman 2008; Sri Aurobindo: A Contemporary Reader, Routledge India,2008;rpt.2009;2010 ; Sarala Devi, Central Sahitya Akademi,2011; The Tale of My Exile : Twelve Years in the Andamans, Sri Aurobindo Ashram Publications, 2012, and Cosmopolitan Modernity in Early Twentieth Century India, Routledge India,2015.
Dr Mohanty’s essays and articles have appeared in some of the leading journals and forums in the country and elsewhere including India Today, The Hindu, The Indian Express, The New Quest, The Toronto South Asian Review, The Indian Literature, The Book Review , Economic and Political Weekly, the South Asia Review and the Seminar Magazine.
He has lectured at a number of leading Universities in India and abroad including the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Cornell University, Pittsburgh University, the City University of New York , California State University, University of New Mexico at Taos, Loyola University at Chicago and Australia National University, Canberra.
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