Tapasya Thapa is an educator, researcher and occasional writer. After obtaining her Masters degree in English Literature from the School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies (SLL & CS), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, she went on to complete her M. Phil in English Literature from the English and Foreign Languages University (formerly CIEFL), Hyderabad. Her M.Phil thesis explored the question of identity through the writings of the Ayamik Lekhan movement in Nepali literature. Recently, Tapasya channels her keen interest in the ‘workings’ and ‘manifestations’ of South Asian history through explorations with Oral History/Histories. To augment these explorations, she attended the Winter School of Oral History at Srishti, in 2015.
Areas of Interest: Culture Studies; Post-colonial studies; Post Modernism; Translation Studies; Oral History; Historical Methods.