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Dr. susan george


Susan George is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English. Her areas of specialization are New Media and Film, Culture Studies, Theory.

Her area of research is: An Aesthetics of Time and Emotion in the Music Video


PhD (2018) Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Thesis title: Music Record to Internet: Studying the Temporality of Music Video.

M.Phil in English, awarded with distinction (2007) Department of English, University of Delhi.

MA in English (2005) St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi.

BA in English (2003) Stella Maris College, University of Madras, Chennai.
Awarded the college gold medal for highest position in English.


George, Susan. ‘Watching Game of Thrones in India: Notes on programme culture, television and YouTube’, Interactions: Studies in Communication & Culture, vol. 9:3, 2018, pp. 275–288, doi: 10.1386/iscc.9.3.275_1

George, Susan. ‘The Anxiety of Union: Refiguring Anglo-Irish Identity in Maria Edgeworth’s Fiction’, Yearly Review, vol. 15, 2007, pp. 37-48, University of Delhi.


Invited talks:
Panelist for session “Aurality, Texuality, and Performativity” at Annual Festival
   LitLuminous at Kamla Nehru College, University of Delhi, 16th March 2018.
* Special lecture "Time and Emotion in the Music Video" delivered at Department of
   English, Kamla Nehru College, University of Delhi, 17th February 2017.  
Special lecture "Remote Controls and Cursors: Time and Viewership in New Media"
   delivered at Department of English, Hansraj College, University of Delhi, 19th of
   February 2016.
* Special lecture “Making Sense of the Popular Song” delivered at International Seminar
   Series organized by Department of English, Ramjas College, University of Delhi, 2013.

Paper presentations:

* Paper “The Industrialization of Memory: Watching YouTube with Stiegler” presented at 
   “Thought Machines: National Seminar on Technomateriality and Humanities” of the PG
    & Research Department of English, Government Victoria College, Palakkad, 2018.

* Paper "Saints and Sinners: Problematizing the Sacred Feminine in Lars von Trier’s
   Films" presented at IIT- Madras DoHSS Academic International Conference, January
   23rd 2016.
Paper “From Slave Labourer to Transmigrant: Perspectives on Gulf Migration in South
   India” presented at Annual Conference “Figuring the Past: The Literary and Historical
   Imagination” of the Department of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of
   Delhi, 2011.
Paper “The Work of Diego Velasquez” presented at Annual Seminar “Literature and the
   Visual Arts” of the Department of English, Ramjas College in association with the 
   Department of English, University of Delhi, 2006.