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Ms Nithila Kanagasabai

Assistant Professor , Mumbai campus

Centre for Critical Media Praxis , School of Media and Cultural Studies

M.Phil. Women's Studies (TISS)
M.A. Media and Cultural Studies (TISS)
P.G. Diploma in Broadcast Journalism (Asian College of Journalism)B.A. English (Women's Christian College, University of Madras)

Nithila Kanagasabai is currently pursuing a PhD in Women’s Studies at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. She is an alumna of the School of Media and Cultural Studies, Class of 2013. Her earlier disciplinary training was in broadcast journalism and she has worked as a reporter at NDTV and TIMES NOW. 

Feminist Media Studies, Journalism Studies, Women's Studies, Engaged Pedagogy, Knowledge Decentralisation

'Possibilities of transformation: Women's Studies in Tier II cities in Tamil Nadu, India', Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, Vol. 39, Issue 5, 2018. pp 709-722. https://doi.org/10.1080/01596306.2018.1448702

'In the Silences of a Newsroom: age, generation, and sexism in the Indian Television Newsroom', Feminist Media Studies, Vol. 16, Issue 4, 2016. pp 663-677. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14680777.2016.1193296

'The Din of Silence: Reconstructing the Keezhvenmani Dalit Massacre of 1968', SubVersions, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 2014. pp 105-130. http://subversions.tiss.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Nithila-Kanagasabai.pdf

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Email: nithila.kanagasabai[at]tiss[dot]edu