Neer Kanwal Mani
Neer Kanwal Mani, Associate Professor of English, has translated a variety of literary and non-literary texts. Her 12 books in translation include the comic Du-Rex ke Jalwe (for UNDP), four books from The Chronicles of Narnia series by CS Lewis, two novels by Paulo Coelho, Krishna Sobti’s Zindiginama, and folk narratives and oral epics for IGNCA, New Delhi. She has translated Kerstin Ekman’s Blackwater as a part of Indo-Swedish Writers Union Project in 2001-02. She has been engaging students in literature, critical theory, and translation for over 28 years. Translation remains her passion, and reflects and integrates her many identities and interests.