* Dr. Kamla Choudhry
Dr. Kamla Choudhry is the Executive Director of the Vikram Sarabhai Foundation, New Delhi. She is among India's most distinguished social workers, having been associated with numerous important institutions in India including the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, the Indian Institute of Rural Management, Anand, the All India Council of Technical Education, the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, the Ford Foundation, the U.N. Development Programme, and others. She started her career by working for the textile trade unions in Ahmedabad. After a Doctorate in Psychology from the University of Michigan, USA, she returned to India as a faculty member of the then newly started Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Her present interests include Gandhian and peace studies, spirituality, development, and ecology.
Kapil Kapoor is currently the Rector (Pro-Vice-chancellor) of the
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. A distinguished scholar and
well-loved teacher, he has been teaching both Western and Indian
literary and linguistic theories, philosophy of language, and
nineteenth century English literature, and other subjects, for
almost forty years. He has lectured in a number of universities on
these themes. He publications include South Asian Love Poetry, Text
and Interpretation: the Indian Tradition, Language, Linguistics,
Literature: the Indian Perspective and The Canonical Texts of
English Literary Criticism. Professor Kapoor has also contributed
numerous invited research articles on literary theory, grammatical
theory, and Indian intellectual tradition to several journals and
Makarand Paranjape is a Professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. A critic, poet and novelist, he is the author of The Serene Flame, Playing the Dark God and Used Book (poetry); This time I promise it’ll Be Different and The Narrator (fiction); and Mysticism in Indian English Poetry, Decolonisation and Development, and Towards a Poetics of the Indian English Novel (criticism).