Ms. Saloni Srivastava

Assistant Professor | Area Chair- Training & Dev.

Qualifications & Exposure

  • Degree:
  • Experience:
  • Pursuing PhD in English, Shiv Nadar University, NET Qualified., M A, English Hansraj College, Delhi University, BA Hons. English,Sri a Venkateswara College, Delhi University,
  • 8 years of experience

Ms. Saloni Srivastava, a top ranker since her Bachelor’s at Sri Venkateswara College, Delhi University and Masters from Hansraj College, Delhi University has over 8 years of work experience experience, with 7 years in Higher Education across India. Ms. Saloni has worked in Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, FLAME University, Pune and Galgotias University, Greater Noida in the past.

Currently working as an Assistant Professor of Communications and Area Chair of Training, Learning and Development at Lloyd Business School, Greater Noida. Ms. Saloni’s efficient communication and interpersonal skills help her connect with her students and lead them towards the path of success. She is a critical yet creative thinker and believes in building processes that work in the long term. Her goal oriented mindset has proven to be her biggest asset in academics and life as well.

Ms. Saloni is also an advanced PhD scholar at Shiv Nadar University and is in the submission stage. Saloni’s research focuses on Reconfiguring the Road: Analysing North American road journey narratives of 1950 to 70s. Her project examines North American Road-travel narratives of the 1950s to 70s to trace the socio cultural changes that came about in North America following the new found post war prosperity.

  • 2021: “See the USA in your Chevrolet”: Understanding North America Automobile Consciousness in 1950s to 70s, Lapis Lazuli: An International Literary Journal, (Vol. 11, No. 2, Autumn, 2021)
  • 2022: Book Review in the European Journal of American Culture Jung, Moon-Ho. (2022) Menace To Empire: Anti-colonial Solidarities and the Transpacific Origins of the US Security State. University of California Press. Oakland, California.
  • 2023: Book Review in the European Journal of American Culture Lozano, Henry Knight. (2021) California and Hawai'i Bound: U.S. Settler Colonialism and the Pacific West, 1848-1959. University of Nebraska Press. Nebraska, United States. (Will get published in March , 2024)
  • Upcoming Publications:

  • My Paper “Artialization of America”: An Ecocritical reading of John Steinbeck’s Travels with Charley, presented at the University of Strasbourg in October 2022 has been selected to be published in Intermedialities, has been selected to be part of a special issue called Uncertain Landscapes and will come out in October 2024
  • My paper, “Examining the symbolism of food in Jack Kerouac’s writings, one apple pie at a time!” Presented at MMLA (Midwest Modern Languages Association) has been requested by the editor of Assay Journal published by the University of Tennessee Press and is coming up in their Autumn issue (December 2024)
  • Podcast appearance:

  • Selected to be one of the special guests and share my research on Jack Kerouac’s work on an award winning podcast organised by Dr. Dan Dissinger, faculty at University of Southern California (March 2022)
  • Conferences and Panels

  • Presented a paper as part of a panel on ‘Food as a lens’ at 2022 Annual MMLA: Special Session "Through the Food Lens”at the Midwest Modern Literary Association in Minneapolis. (November 15-17, 2022)
  • Presented a paper on Uncertain landscapes: representations and practices of space in the Anthropocene at the University of Strasbourg, France (October 20-22, 2022)
  • Presented a paper at the National Steinbeck Center’s Academic Conference: John Steinbeck and East of Eden in Salinas, California (29th September 2022)
  • Selected amongst top ten people in the country for a SPARC sponsored workshop three day on Cine-Politics and Dictatorship Curating, Archiving and Reading Filmic texts of the Emergency, organised by Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Ropar, Punjab. (19-21st December 2019)
  • “I was somebody else, some stranger, and my whole life was a haunted life, the life of a ghost” Analysing Jack Kerouac’s On the Road for the Search for an American Identity” “The Stranger’s Case: Aliens, Outsiders and Others”, Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi. (April 2017)
  • Presented a paper, “The Social and Cultural hurdles of Translating Srilal Shukla’s “Lucknow” from Hindi to English”,
    Conference organized by CATA, University of Delhi (February 2016)