Dr. Misri's research focuses on the relation between gender, violence, and representation in literary and cultural discourse in South Asia. Her book, 'Beyond Partition: Gender, Violence and Representation in Postcolonial India' was published by the University of Illinois Press' 'Dissident Feminisms' series in 2014. It won the Eugene M Kayden Book Award for 2016. Her current research explores the cultural memorialization of the momentous historical events of the 1990s in Indian administered Kashmir.
South Asia studies, feminist studies, literary studies, cultural studies, violence