IIT Indore
Dr. Akshaya Kumar
Assistant Professor
Humanities and Social Sciences
akshaya.kumar [at] iiti.ac.in
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Dr. Akshaya Kumar received the Ph.D. degree in Film and Television Studies from the University of Glasgow, UK. He joined IIT Indore in December 2017 as an Assistant Professor in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. He is currently finishing a manuscript provisionally titled "Provincializing Bollywood: Bhojpuri Cinema in a Comparative Media Crucible", and his essays have appeared in Social Text, Television and New Media, South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies and various other journals.