Dr. Jayana Jain

SFB 1385 "Recht und Literatur"
Domplatz 6
Raum 301
j_jain01@uni-muenster.de

  • Forschungsschwerpunkte

    • Diaspora- und Migrationsforschung
    • Südasiatische Rechts-, Literatur- und Bildkulturen
    • Gender- und Disability Studies
    • Digitale Politik und Medienwissenschaft
  • Vita

    seit 10/2021: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am SFB 1385 "Recht und Literatur"
    2020-2021: Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (Medien- und Kulturwissenschaften), Projekt ONLINERPOL, Institut für Ethnologie, LMU München
    2019-2020: Lehrkraft für besondere Aufgaben (Postcolonial Studies), Englisches Seminar, WWU Münster
    2016-2019: Hilfskraft und Lehrbeauftragte (British and Postcolonial Studies), Englisches
    Seminar, WWU Münster
    2014-2019: Promotion in Englischer Philologie (Thema der Arbeit: "Nation, Home and Identity: An Inquiry into diasporic trajectories in selected post-9/11 Pakistani English Novels and Hindi Films",  magna cum laude), Betreuungsteam: Prof. Dr. Klaus Stierstorfer (WWU Münster) und Prof. Shoba V.
    Ghosh (University of Mumbai), WWU Münster
    2012-2013: B.Ed. Spezialisierung in "English, World History and International Education", St. Xavier’s Institute of Education, Mumbai, Indien
    2010-2012: M.A. in Englischer Literatur (Thema der Arbeit: "The Mapping and the Remapping of a Nation: Exploring the Unmapped Spaces in Nuruddin Farah's Maps"), University of Mumbai, Indien AUstauschprogramm WS 2011/12): Englisches Seminar der Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
    2007-2010: B.A. in Englischer Literatur und Geschichte, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai

  • Publikationen

    1. Thinking Past 'Post-9/11' Home, Nation and Transnational Flirtations in Pakistani English Novels and Hindi Films. Routledge and CRC Press UK 2021.
    2. "Citizenship, Nationalism and the Politics of Multiculturalism: Digital Networks of Indian Diasporas in Germany". In: Media in Asia. Hg. von Youna Kim. UK: Routledge (erscheint 2022).
    3. "Modi and the 2014 Indian Elections: Unveiling the Populist Fantasy." In: Ideology in Postcolonial Texts and Contexts. Leiden: Brill (erscheint 2022).
    4. "Error '370' Democracy is Missing or Corrupted! Digital Politics of Indian Diasporic Youth in Germany." In: South Asia Journal (2021). http://southasiajournal.net/error-370-democracy-is-missing-or-corrupted/.
    5. "Bit of Barfi, Sip of Margarita: Disability and Sexuality in Hindi Films." In: ANTYAJAA:
      Indian Journal of Women and Social Change
      3.1. (2018). 107-118. https://doi.org/10.1177/2455632718778394. Erschienen auch in: Yousman, B., In Bindig, L., In Dines, G., & In Humez, J. M. M.: Gender, race, and class in media: A critical reader (2021).
    6. "Filming Gendered Fantasies of Border Travels in Selected Contemporary Hindi Films." In: Diaspora Studies Series: Beyond Borders and Boundaries: Diasporic Images and Re-
      presentations in Literature and Cinema
      . Hg. von Nilufer E. Bharucha, Sridhar Rajeswaran und Klaus Stierstorfer. Bd. 1. NavVishnu Publications: Mumbai 2018. 267-284.
    7. "Thinking Borderlessness: Alternative Forms of Embodiment and Reconfiguration of Spatial Realities in Emma Donoghue’s Room." In: International Journal of Humanities and
      Cultural Studies
      1.3 (2016). 325-334. https://www.ijhcs.com/index.php/ijhcs/article/view/57.
    8. Rezension: "Shazia Rahman. Place and Postcolonial Ecofeminism: Pakistani Women’s Literary and Cinematic Fictions." In: R. Ahrens, F. Klaeger, K. Stierstorfer & M. Tronicke (Hg.): Symbolism: An International Annual of Critical Aesthetics. Berlin, Boston: de Gruyter 2021. 269-274. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110756456-016.
  • Lehre

    LMU WS 20/21:

    • Decoloniality and Postcoloniality (Seminar)
    • Introduction to Digital Anthropology (Lektürekurs)

    WWU Münster (2014-2020):

    • Postcolonial Poetry of the 20th Century (Übung: Past and Present: British, American and Postcolonial Studies)
    • Introduction to Literary and Cultural Studies (Grundkurs; Fokus: Tsitsi Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions)
    • Literature as Resistance in Times of Environmental Crisis (Seminar: MA National and Transnational Studies)
    • Nation and Homing Desires in Migratory Muslim Fiction (Master Seminar)
    • Migratory Masculinities in Postcolonial Indian Fiction and Films (Übung Theory and Literature: Gruppe IV)
    • Academic Skills (Sprachpraktische Übungen Gruppe VIII)
    • Reading Diasporic Literature in the Post-9/11 Context (Master Seminar: Students-for-Students)
    • Academic Skills II (Sprachpraktische Übungen Gruppe IX)
    • English Language and Literature (Selected British and Indian Novels, Short Stories, Plays and Poetry)