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Vidya Sarveswaran
Associate Professor

B.A. (1992, Madras University), English
M.A. (1994, Madras University), English
M.Phil. (1995, Madras University), English
M.A. (2000, J. Madurai Kamraj University), Mass Communication
Ph.D. (2011, IIT Madras), English


IIT Jodhpur
NH 65 Nagaur Road
Karwar 342 037
Jodhpur District
(91 291) 280 1403
vs@iitj.ac.in


Research Areas

      Select Recent Awards
    1. Winner of a silver medal in the Mphil degree exam, Madras University,
    2. Winner of three gold medals and three endowment prizes in the MA degree exan, Madras University,
    3. Winner of five gold medals in the BA degree exam, Madras University,
    4. College I in the Mphil Degree Examination, Madras University,
    5. University I Rank Holder in the BA Degree Exam, Madras University,
    6. University I Rank Holder in the MA Degree Exam, Madras University,
    7. The Fulbright Doctoral and Professional Research Fellowship, Fulbright Foundation USA,

      Select Recent Books
    1. Slovic, S., Rangarajan, S. and Sarveswaran, V., Ecoambigutiy Community and Development- Toward a Politicized Ecocriticism, Lexington Press Maryland USA, 2014, First Edition
    2. Slovic, S., Rangarajan, S. and Sarveswaran, V., Ecocriticism of the Global South, Lexington Press Maryland USA, 2014, First Edition

    Select Recent Publications
    1. Sarveswaran, V., Interbeing-An interview with Terry Tempest Williams, Journal of American Studies of Turkey, Vol. Fall 30, pp 17-28, 2009 , Hacetteppe University Press
    2. Sarveswaran, V., Homework- A commentary, Restoration Earth An Interdiscipinary Journal for the Study of Nature and Civilization, Vol. 1.1 November, pp 42-43, 2011 , Ocean Seminary Press
    3. Sarveswaran, V., Diseased Environments and Healing Gaia, CLYMA Series, 2014 , Universtiy of Alcala Spain
    4. Sarveswaran, V. and Rangarajan S., Ground Truthing - A Study of Ecological Scapes in Terry Tempest Williams Unspoken Hunger - Stories from the Field , Contemporary Discourse, Vol. 1.1 July, pp 7-12, 2010 , Swaroop and Sons New Delhi
    5. Sarveswaran, V. and Rangarajan S., The Ground of our Being - A study of Eroded scapes in Refuge by Terry Tempest Williams, ICFAI Journal of English Studies, Vol. 2.3 August, pp 74-80, 2006 , ICFAI Universtiy Press
    6. Sarveswaran, V. and Rangarajan S., The Forest as a Sacramentalalized Ecosystem in Aranyak-Of the Forest, Indian Journal of Ecocriticism, Vol. August 1, pp 83-92, 2008 , Swaroop and Sons New Delhi
    7. Sarveswaran, V. and Rangarajan S., A perspective of Engagement- An Ecological Renaissance into the Garden of Earthly Delights in Terry Tempest Williams Leap, Journal of the School of Language Literature and Culture Studies, Vol. Spring, pp 33-40, 2009 , Jawaharlal Nehru University
    8. Sarveswaran, V. and Rangarajan S., Gestalt Ontology as a planetary culture in Terry Tempest Williams Finding Beauty in a broke world, Jadavpur University Journal of English Studies, Vol. 23 (1), pp 35-46, 2009 , Jadavpur University
    9. Sarveswaran, V. and Rangarajan, S., The Open Space of Democracy- Partnership ethics in Terry Tempest Williams Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place, Scholastic International Research Journal of Language and Literature, Vol. Septemeber 1, pp 128-139, 2009 , Emerald Publishers