I received my MA from Jadavpur University, India and was Visiting Faculty in English at a college under the University of Calcutta for three years, where I taught postcolonial theory and gender studies. My research primarily involves a reading of classical Greek and Sanskrit texts through the lens of feminist theory and deconstruction. I intend to focus on the gendered nature of classical epistemology and on the materiality of female and queer desires in their aleatory, transgressive generativity. Particular theoretical interests include the works of continental philosophers like Martin Heidegger, Jacques Derrida, Jacques Lacan, Adriana Cavarero, Luce Irigaray, Hélène Cixous, and Julia Kristeva. For my understanding of Sanskrit philosophy and the Mahabharata, I am currently looking at works by Bimal Krishna Matilal, Jonardon Ganeri, Sibaji Bandyopadhyay, and Arindam Chakrabarti.