Natasa Thoudam works at the intersection of literary, gender, and religious studies with a focus on Manipur in India’s Northeast. Her doctoral research was on women’s writing on political violence in Manipur. She has published research and presented conference papers focused on Manipur. She was awarded the CD Narasimhaiah Prize for best paper read at India’s Northeast–focused Indian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies Annual Conference in 2017. She was a recipient of the first batch of Zubaan–Sasakawa Peace Foundation Grant for Young Researchers from the Northeast (2018–19). The output of this project was an e-essay in the form of a graphic narrative that inaugurates her formal entry into the world of (graphic) artists. She is currently working on her second graphic narrative. She has also developed a recent interest in digital humanities and wishes to explore this emerging field in studies on India’s Northeast.
CV updated on 2022-10-01.