SEEMA ALAVI is Zakir Husain Professor of History, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
CHANDRIMA CHAKRABORTY is Assistant Professor, Deptartment of English and Cultural Studies,
PARTHA CHATTERJEE is a filmmaker and critic based in Delhi.
DARIUS COOPER is Professor of Literature, Film and Humanities at San Diego Mesa College, USA. He
has published two books, one on the cinema of Satyajit Ray (Cambridge University Press, 2000) and
recently on the films of Guru Dutt (Seagull Publications, 2005). His poems and stories appear
regularly in literary journals in India, USA and elsewhere.
HARSH DOBHAL is Managing Editor, Combat Law, a Human Rights bi-monthly magazine.
GEETA DOCTOR is a freelance journalist who lives in Chennai. She is an art critic and literary
reviewer who also writes on food and travel.
SHOHINI GHOSH teaches at the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New
Delhi, and is a documentary filmmaker.
SHARMISTHA GOOPTU is doing her Ph.D. on Bengali cinema at the University of Chicago, and is a
regular columnist with the Times of India.
NIKHAT KAZMI is a senior editor and film critic for The Times of India.
I.P. KHOSLA retired from the Indian Foreign Service and is presently Editor-in-Chief of the South
RAJAN KRISHNAN is a Ph.D. candidate, Film Studies, University of Columbia.
LAWRENCE LIANG is a researcher with the Alternative Law Forum. He works on the politics of
intellectual property. An avid film buff, he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. on law and justice in
Hindi popular cinema.
ROCHONA MAJUMDAR is Assistant Professor, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations,
University of Chicago.
RANJANI MAZUMDAR is Associate Professor of Cinema Studies at the School of Arts and Aesthetics,
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and an
MEREDITH MCGUIRE is at the Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago.
PARSHOTAM MEHRA is a writer based in Chandigarh. He has published two books on the Younghusband
Expedition and Tibetan Polity.
MADHUJA MUKHERJEE is Lecturer, Department of Film Studies & Mass Communication-Video Production,
St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata.
YOGINDER SIKAND is Professor, Centre for Jawaharlal Nehru Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New
JAI ARJUN SINGH is a Delhi-based freelance writer. He blogs at http://jaiarjun.blogspot.com.
BABLI SINHA is Visiting Professor, Department of English and Post-doctoral Fellow in the
Humanities, University of California, Los Angeles.
MARIANNA MARTIN is a Ph.D. candidate, Cinema and Media Studies, University of Chicago.
SHREEYASH PALSHIKAR is a Ph.D. candidate, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations,
University of Chicago.
BRIJ BIHARI PANDEY is Editor of the Hindi weekly, Lokyudh.
ANITA ROY is an editor, writer and critic. She is working with Zubaan, a Delhi-based publishing
SMITA SAHGAL teaches at Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi.
KUMKUM SANGARI is Professorial Fellow, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, and William F. Vilas
Research Professor in English, University
ARINDAM SEN is the Director of Indian Institute of Marxist Studies, Kolkata.