Course Archive

Course Archive

Carol Giacomo

Covering the World Covering the World

Nicholas Dirks

The History & Future of the University

Kaushik Basu

Introduction to Game Theory & Strategic Reasoning

Madhavi Menon

Great Books : Traversing Histories of Sexuality

Sunil Khilnani

The Making of Contemporary India

Rita Kothari

Hindi Cinema 1950s to 1970s to 1970s

Manindra Agarwal

Abstraction Principle in Mathematics

Neela Saldanha

Introduction to Behavioural Science

Rudrangshu Mukherjee

The Makers of Modern India

Biswajit Banerjee

Global Economy & International Finance


How Brains Produce Behaviour Produce Behaviour

Somak Raychaudhary

Windows on the Universe the Universe

Srinath Raghavan

The Second World War & South Asia

Mekhala Krishnamurthy

Commodity Connections

Arun Kumar Singh

 Indian Foreign Policy Challenges & Responses

Sudipta Sarangi

Introduction to Game Theory & Strategic Reasoning

Madhavi Menon

Professor of English, Ashoka University

Director, Centre for Studies in Gender & Sexuality

Director of the PhD Programme in English

Ph.D. Tufts University

Madhavi Menon is an eminent theorist and scholar of gender, sexuality, politics, and identity. 

She joined Ashoka University in 2013 as one of its founding faculty members. She went on to establish the university’s Centre for Gender & Sexuality Studies (CSGS), which is the first of its kind in India. Previously, she was a professor at Ithaca College and American University

Most prominently known for her work on queer theory and Shakespeare, she has also edited the collection Shakesqueer and written three books on Shakespeare and sexuality. She is also most recently the author of Infinite Varieties: A History of Desire in India and Law of Desire: Rulings on Sex & Sexuality in India. 

In addition to being Director of CSGS, she is the Director of the Ph.D. programme in English and Professor of English at Ashoka University.