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Saloni Srivastava

Assistant Professor

Saloni Srivastava is currently working as an Assistant Professor in School of Liberal Education, Division of English. Her teaching philosophy is based on imparting an interactive learning experience which encourages students to think and evolve their understanding of the discipline. Her aim is to train students to break out of the limitations of the text, go beyond by engaging with meanings through the practice of critical thinking and further evolve their ideas as researchers.


PhD in English, Shiv Nadar Institute of Eminence (August 2018-present)

M.A. in English, Hansraj College, University of Delhi (2014-2016)

B.A. Hons. in English, Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi (2011-2014) Research Interests

  • American Literature
  • Spatial Studies
  • Gender
  • Culture


Saloni Srivastava- List of Publications

2021: “See the USA in your Chevrolet”: Understanding North America Automobile Consciousness in 1950s to 70s, Lapis Lazuli: An International Literary Journal, (Vol. 11, No. 2, Autumn, 2021)

2022: Book Review in the European Journal of American Culture 

Jung, Moon-Ho. (2022) Menace To Empire: Anti-colonial Solidarities and the Transpacific Origins of the US Security State. University of California Press. Oakland, California.

2023: Book Review in the European Journal of American Culture Lozano, Henry Knight. (2021) California and Hawai'i Bound: U.S. Settler Colonialism and the Pacific West, 1848-1959. University of Nebraska Press. Nebraska, United States. (Will get published in December, 2023)

Upcoming Publications:

My Paper “Artialization of America”: An Ecocritical reading of John Steinbeck’s Travels with Charley, presented at the University of Strasbourg in October 2022 has been selected to be published in Intermedialities, has been selected to be part of a special issue called Uncertain Landscapes and will come out in June 2023.

My paper, “Examining the symbolism of food in Jack Kerouac’s writings, one apple pie at a time!” Presented at MMLA (Midwest Modern Languages Association) has been requested by the editor of Assay Journal published by the University of Tennessee Press and is coming up in their Autumn issue (October 2023)