Faculty Profile


Name : Lata  Singh
Designation : Associate Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : Centre for Womens Studies
School of Social Sciences
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Email : latasingh@mail.jnu.ac.in   lata_singh@hotmail.com
Personal webpage : http://www.jnu.ac.in


M.A. , Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Science, J.N.U
Ph. D., Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Science, J.N.U 

Areas of Interest/Specialization

Colonialism and Nationalism in India; Cultural Studies; Gender Studies; Wome?s Movement in India; Performance Studies 


Undergraduate and Postgraduate Teaching in the Department of History, Delhi University 

Awards & Honours

British Academy Visiting Fellow, 2006
University Grant Commission Research Award with affiliation to Nehru Memorial and Museum Library, N.Delhi, India, 2004-2007
Fellow, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, India, 2007-2009 

International Collaboration/Consultancy


Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

Courtesans and the 1857 Rebellion: The Role of Azeezun in Kanpu? in Biswamoy Pati, ed., The Great Rebellion of 1857 in India: Exploring Transgressions, Contests and Diversities, Routledge, London, 2010

Theatre in Colonial India: Play-House of Power, OUP, N. Delhi, 2009

‘How Many More Fragments?’ (Aur Kitne Tukde): Exploring Gendered Violence on Partition(ed) Women in Theatre’ in Cultural & Social History, Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2009

‘Modern Theatre as Epitome of Middle Class Civilized Culture: Scripting of Stage Actresses as ‘Prostitutes’ and ‘Fallen’ Women’ in Rohini Sahni, V. Kalyan Shankar, Hemant Apte, eds., Prostitution and Beyond: An Analysis of Sex Work in India, Sage, N. Delhi, 2008

‘Retrieving Voices from the Margins: The Courtesans and the Nation’s Narrative’ in Indian Journal of Gender Studies, Vol. 14, Number 1, January 2007 

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

Performing Arts in India: Performances of/and Violence, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, 2016.

‘Women Performers as Subjects in Popular Theatres: Tamasha and Nautanki’ in History and Sociology of South Asia, Volume 4, Number 1, January 2010

‘Theatre and Gender in Colonial India: Foregrounding Actresses’ Question’ in Charu Gupta, ed., Gendering Colonial India: Reforms, Print, Caste and Communalism, Orient Blackswan, N.Delhi, 2012 

Patents (if any)