Lecturer, Film Studies and Writing
BA (Hons) English, Miranda House, University of Delhi;
Diploma, Print Journalism, Asian College of Journalism, Chennai;
MA in Arts and Aesthetics Jawaharlal Nehru University
Yasodhara Rakshit is a Senior Lecturer at the Jindal School of Liberal Arts and Humanities. After graduating from Miranda House (DU) she went on to pursue journalism (print and mixed media). She has worked with publications like The Times of India, Tehelka and The Statesman, reporting on popular culture and gender issues. She has also worked as an assistant curator in the art museum of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA). With a renewed interest in understanding cultural and literary theory, Yasodhara went on to pursue further research in cinema and performance studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). She likes kickboxing and writes on horror cinema when she is not in the classroom. Yasodhara prefers the pronouns she/her.