Preferred Pronouns: She/ Her
Degree: PhD Student, Department of English and Writing Studies, University of Western Ontario
Bio: Anmol Dutta is a PhD student at the Department of English and Writing Studies, University of Western Ontario. Calling Mumbai her home, her love for mainstream Indian popular culture has developed into her research interests. She works in the areas of Cultural and Media Studies, Postcolonial Theory, and Video OTT Cultures in South Asia. The focus of her doctoral research lies in examining Netflix India as a national space of cultural production–its global engagement, and the interactions of culture and politics with ‘protecting sensibilities’ in 2020s’ India.Anmol has been a Shastri scholar at the University of Western Ontario in Fall 2019. Attempting to bridge the gap between Indian and Canadian diasporic/postcolonial imagination, she serves as the Research Aide for the Indo-Canadian Studies Centre ICSC, Mumbai. She is presently the elected Co-Chair of the Anti-Racism Committee at the graduate student-government, Society of Graduate Students SOGS at Western.The rigorous and inclusive nature of graduate academic research that Re:Locations fosters, sparked her interest in joining the Re:Locations team as editor in 2021.