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Dr. Ph Jayalaxmi

Designation: Assistant Professor (S-III)

Specialization: Diaspora Literature, Postcolonial Literature

Contact: 8974045267

Email: phjayalaxmi [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in



  1. Member of Council for Teacher Education (CTE Manipur Chapter)

  2. Member of The Association for English Studies of India (AESI)

  3. Member of English Literary Circle

  4. Member of Indian Folklore Society

  5. Member of English Language Teachers' Association



  1. Patriarchal Confrontation and Capitulation: Women in Khamba Thoibi.”.Journal of Indian Folkloristics. Ed. Jawaharlal Handoo. Vol XII, No1/2 January-December 2010 (N.S). Zooni Publications: Mysore.

  2. Generational Differences: Migrant Women in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Unaccustomed Earth, Hell-Heaven and Only Goodness.” The Quest. Ed. Ravi Nandan Sinha. Vol 25, Number2, December, 2011, ISSN 0971—2321. New Delhi: Anubhuti Foundation

  3. Poetry and Women: Manipuri Women Poets in Conflict Zone.” The Orient Vision. Vol VII July, August & September, 2011, ISSN 2230—8032. Manipur: National Research Centre.

  4. Conficts, Women and Abreaction: Realistic Visions in Thangjam Ibopishak’s Poetry”. Spectrum: An International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Ed. Dr Paonam Sudeep Mangang.Vol Issue I, Jan-Feb, 2013, ISSN 2319—6076. Imphal: English Literary Circle.

  5. Of Betrayal, Migration and Revolution: An Interpretation of The Lowland.” Ruminations: A Peer-Reviewed Bi-Annual International Journal for Analysis and Research in Humanities and Social Sciences . Vol. 4. No.2. June 2014. ISSN 2229-6751.

  6. Rejecting Womanhood: Gauri in Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Lowland.” Spectrum: An International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences.Jan-Jun 2016, VOL., 4, ISSUE 1, ISSN 2319-6076.

  7. Female Sexual Politics in Tattooed with Taboo.s” Mizoram Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (A National Refereed Bi-Anal Journal)”. Vol. III, Issue 1, June 2017, ISSN 2395-7352.

  8. Troubled Homeland: Angst for Homeland in Tattooed with Taboos” in Armed Violence and Nationalism: Reflections in Manipuri Literature published by, Cultural Research Centre Imphal for Centre for Manipur Studies, Manipur University. 2018. Pp 59-77.



  1. Presented paper on “Women, Home, Love, and Taboos: A Glimpse of Tattooed with Taboos” in National Conference on Interdisciplinarity: Theory and Practice organized by (COIN)NIT, Meghalaya, 22 ndand 23 rdJuly, 2016.

  2. Presented paper on “Dialectics of Women in Meitei Historical Legends”. UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Religion and Culture in Northeast India organized by Department of History, Gauhati University, 3rd and 4th November, 2016.

  3. Presented paper on “Voice of Dissent: Contemporary Manipuri Women Poets”. 61 stAll India English Teachers’ Conference organized by CENACLE & Forum for Creative Writers in English (FCWE) in collaboration with The Association for English Studies of India (AESI) Co-sponsored by Hislop College, Nagpur, 20 thto 22 ndJanuary, 2017.

  4. Presented paper on “Troubled Homeland: ‘Angst for Homeland’ in Tattooed with Taboos”. Three-Day National Seminar on Armed Violence and Nationalism: Reflections in Manipuri Literature organized by Centre for Manipuri Studies, Manipur University, 5 thto 7 thMarch, 2017.

  5. Presented paper on “Resistance to the Ethical Norms by Women: Multiple Faces of Draupadi.” National Seminar on Theoretical and Practical Issues relating to the Concept of Dharma organized Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi and Department of Philosophy, Manipur University, 30 th -31 stMarch, 2017.

  6. Presented paper on “Unravelling Female Sexual Taboos in Tattooed with Taboos”. Two Day National Conference on Cultural Studies, ELCC organized by English Literary Circle, Manipur in collaboration with Manipur University Students’ Union, 12 th -13 thMay 2017.

  7. Presented paper on “Image of Women in Manipuri Folktales.” 41st Indian Folklore Congress. National Seminar of Folklore of Northeast India organized by Indian Folklore Congress and Manipur University, 16th -18th November 2017.

  8. Presented paper on “New Historicist Reading Temsula Ao’s These Hills Called Home: Stories from the War Zone.” Two Day International Conference on Multiculturalism ELCC—2018 Organized by English Literary Circle (ELC) and College Development Council, Manipur University, 24 th -25 thJanuary 2018.

  9. Presented paper on “Gender Politics and its Many Issues: A Perspective.” A Two Day Seminar on Human Development and Gender organized by Ideal Girls' College, Akampat, Manipur with Department of Social Welfare, Government of Manipur and Department of University And Higher Education, Government of Manipur, 21st and 22nd May, 2018.

  10. Presented paper on “Folklore Narration in the Age of Mass Media.” 42nd Indian Folklore Congress on "The Dynamics of Indian Folklore" organized by D. M College of Arts and Dhanamanjuri University, Imphal.

  11. Presented paper on “Mapping the Existential Struggle of Second-Generation Diasporas in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Unaccustomed Earth.” A Two Day National Seminar on "Commonwealth Literature, Culture and Folklore organized by Department of English and Cultural Studies, Manipur University in collaboration with Indian Society for Commonwealth Studies, 15th and 16th November, 2019.

  12. Presented paper on “Towards Understanding Folktales as Memes: A Perspective on Meitei Folktales.” A Two Day International Conference on Interdisciplinarity Studies, Redefining Boundaries of Humanities, Science and Social Sciences organized by English Literary Circle Conference -2019 in collaboration with Manipur University Students' Union, 22nd and 23rd November, 2019.