Current Issue: No. 38 (2022)

Front Matter

Front Matter

Editor's Introduction

Editor's Introduction

Vincenz Serrano


Forum Kritika on Goa Before India: Late-Colonial Goan Society and Culture

Following the Golden Thread: Goa Before India

Paul Melo e Castro, Jason Keith Fernandes


Vimala Devi's Bhatcars and the Mundcars: Laborers, Landlords, and Culture in Goa

Dale Luis Menezes


Agriculture in Curtorim: Through the Lens of Caste

Favita Rochelle Dias


Tiatr: Shaming, Humiliation, and the Dignity Project

Jason Keith Fernandes


Architecture, Nationalism, and the Fleeting Heyday of the Goan Temple

Amita Kanekar


The Descendente Elite of Goa: The Role of Literature in the Construction and Dismantling of Stereotypes

Luís Pedroso de Lima Cabral de Oliveira



Sandra Ataíde Lobo


Moments of Truth and Lyrical Musings on Goa's Traumatic Process of Decolonization: A Reading of Surya and Monsoon by Vimala Devi

Cielo G. Festino


Circling the End of the Line in Vimala Devi's Monsoon: Glints of Significance Across Vimala Devi's Short Story Cycle

Paul Melo e Castro


Literary Section

An English Translation of "Tahir and Zohra," An Azerbaijini Love Dastan

Krishnavanie Shunmugam, Amin Amirdabbaghian, Shahla Naghiyeva


A Translation of "On the Road" by Namcheon Kim

Jinhyoung Lee


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International Board of Editors

Jan Baetens
Faculty of Arts
Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (Belgium)

Joel David
Professor of Cultural Studies
Inha University (South Korea)

Michael Denning
Professor of American Studies and English
Department of English
Yale University (US)

Faculty of Cultural Sciences
Universitas Gadjah Mada (Indonesia)

Regenia Gagnier
Professor of English
University of Exeter (UK)

Leela Gandhi
John Hawkes Professor of the Humanities and English
Brown University (US)

Inderpal Grewal
Professor of Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
Professor of South Asian Studies, Ethnicity, Race and Migration Studies
Yale University (US)

Peter Horn
Professor Emeritus and Honorary Lifetime Fellow
University of Cape Town (South Africa)
Honorary Professor and Research Associate in German Studies
University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

Anette Horn
Professor of German Studies
University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

David Lloyd
Distinguished Professor of English
University of California, Riverside (US)

Bienvenido Lumbera
National Artist for Literature
Professor Emeritus
University of the Philippines

Rajeev S. Patke
Director of the Division of Humanities
Professor of Humanities
Yale NUS College (Singapore)

Vicente L. Rafael
Giovanni and Amne Costigan Endowed Professor of History
University of Washington (US)

Vaidehi Ramanathan
Department of Linguistics
University of California, Davis (US)

Temario Rivera
Professorial Lecturer
Department of Political Science
University of the Philippines

E. San Juan, Jr.
Philippines Studies Center (US)

Neferti X.M. Tadiar
Professor of Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Barnard College (US)
Director of the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race
Columbia University (US)

Antony Tatlow
Honorary Professor of Drama
Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)

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