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Unheeded caveats: Examining pax Americana in the light of Tagore's nationalism
Rabindranath Tagore’s much discussed opposition to nationalism has often been seen as a source of consternating confusion which not only invoked the ire of many contemporary nationalists whoExpand
BRICS in the Contemporary Global Economy: Prospects and challenges
This paper examines the rapid growth of the ‘emerging economies’ of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) in the global economic and geo-political arena. It challengesExpand
Literature of Resistance: Locating Subversive Indigeneity in Select Works of Ngugi wa Thiong’o
The paper analyses select literary works of Ngugi wa Thiong‘o (1938—), a widely acclaimed postcolonial, Marxist writer and ideologue from Kenya, with a special emphasis upon the indigenous elementsExpand
Nationalism, Ethnicity and Gender in Ngugi's the Black Hermit
Introduction Much scholarly work has been devoted to Ngugi wa Thiong'o's plays, short stories, novels and essays. However, most of the works have concentrated on his later works, especially theExpand
The Polemics of Class, Nationalism and Ethnicity in Ngugi Wa Thiong'o's Petals of Blood
Introduction In the novel Petals of Blood (1976), Ngugi uses a panorama of characters (Munira, Karega, Abdulla and Wanja) torn apart between tumultuous past and uncertain future. His disillusionmentExpand
Problematising ‘Indigeneity’ through Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar’s The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baskey
The article problematises dominant discourses on ‘indigeneity’ (within the context of India) through an analysis of the novel The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baskey (2014) written by Hansda SowvendraExpand
Sensitizing engineers: A brief study of the role of ethics in engineering education
This paper focuses on the essentiality of incorporating ethics as a course in engineering education. It claims that an amalgamation of ethical awareness and engineering skills can enable the futureExpand
Literary studies and communication skills: A possible integration
  • A. Chakraborty
  • Computer Science
  • Nirma University International Conference on…
  • 1 November 2013
The object of the article is to bridge the gap between the two distinct fields of study by highlighting some aspects of the two fields which are socially relevant. Expand