Dr. Rajni


English Literary Studies


English/ Literary Studies



Contact No.: 0175-2350187

Designation and subject taught only Qualifications

Lecturer BTech,Professional Communication; Msc,Professional Communication, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala.

Research Projects

(2016) Research Associate for ICSSR sponsored project on Disability Studies at The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad.

Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies


Publications and other Research Outputs




  1. Mujral, Rajni. “Lying as Performative Subjectification: Figuration of the Dialogic Self”, in ID/ENTITY. Eds. Günther Friesinger et al. Vienna: Monochrom, 2017.
  2. Mujral, Rajni. “Grotesque Body and the Aesthetics of Transfiguration” in Special Issue on Bakhtin “Bakhtinian Theory in Postcolonial and ‘Postsocialist’ Perspective” in Baltic Worlds, Vol X 1-2 (2017), 66-72. (ISSN: 2000-2955)
  3. Rajni. “Reading the Dialogic in Salman Rushdie’s Shalimar the Clown”. Indian Fiction in English: Mapping the Contemporary Literary Landscape. Eds. Sajal Kumar Bhattacharya et al. New Delhi: Creative Fictions, 2014. 117- 130. (ISBN: 975488180431081)

Awards and Honours/Fellowships

  1. Fellowship from Queen’s University, Belfast, UK, for Collaborative Research in Humanities Program (2014)
  2. Fulbright Foundation (2014)

Description of Research Interests

Literary Theory, Indian Writing in English, Disability Studies, Digital Humanities