Krishanu Adhikari, PhD Scholar in the Department of English, School of Humanities in the University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been invited to United States of America (USA). The South Asian Literary Association (SALA) has accepted his research paper on, “Indian Campus and the Problematics of Caste: A Study of Select Indian Campus Novels in English” through a peer review process, for oral presentation at their 2017 Conference, to be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, from January 2-4, 2017.

SALA’s mission is to advance the knowledge and study of South Asian literatures, arts, and cultures; promote and disseminate an understanding of diasporic writing; and mentor graduate students and junior colleagues as they pursue new scholarship in South Asian studies and/or publish new works of creative writing in various genres.

Krishanu completed his M.A. from Pondicherry University, M.Phil from English and Foreign Languages University and is pursuing his PhD under the supervision of Prof. S Mohanty, senior faculty in the Department of English at UoH and presently the Vice-Chancellor of Central University of Orissa.