Dr. Rano Ringo

Dr. Rano Ringo
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Profile Image: 
Areas of Research: 
English, Fantasy and Science Fiction, Gender Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Children's literature
PhD, IIT Roorkee
Work Experience: 
IIT Ropar (2010- to date)
MITS, Rajasthan (2007 - 2010)
Selected Publications/Patents: 

Ringo, R. “Challenging the Discourse of the Empire: A Postcolonial Study of Margaret Laurence’s The Diviners.” Jodhpur Studies in English, vol. 9, 2011, pp. 99-113.

Ringo, R. “Aravind Adiga’a The White Tiger: An Insight into the Facets of a Globalized India.” Critical Practice, vol. 19, 2012, pp. 102-115.

Ringo, R. “ ‘It’s in Character and Nuance and Mood’: Truth in Michael Ondaatje’s Anil’s Ghost.” Indian Journal of World Literature and Culture, vol. 9&10, 2013, pp. 103-110.

Ringo, Rano. "Intersections: The Simultaneity of Gender and Racial Exploitation in Margaret Laurence's This Side Jordan." The Atlantic Critical Review, vol. 12, no. 2, 2013, pp. 62-79.

Ringo, R. “Towards a Postfeminist Consciousness: The Individuation of Stacey MacAindra in Margaret Laurence’s The Fire Dwellers.” Creative Forum, vol.27, no.2, 2014, pp.5-27.

Singh, Jaswinder and Rano Ringo. “A Study of the ‘bani’ of Sant Ravidas in the Guru Granth Sahib from a Bakhtinian Perspective.” The Atlantic Critical Review, vol. 13, no.3, 2014, pp. 133-153.

Roy, Lekha and Rano Ringo. "Interrogating Racialized Perceptions in Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye and God Help the Child." Dialog, vol. 29, 2016, pp. 65-78.

Singh, Jaswinder and Rano Ringo. “Carnivalesque Motifs and Dialogic Laughter in the Guru Granth Sahib: A Bakhtinian Evaluation of Guru Nanak and Kabir.” IUP Journal of English Studies, vol. 12, no.4, 2017, pp. 37-51.

Singh, Jaswinder and Rano Ringo. "Kabir in the Guru Granth Sahib: A Bakhtinian Perspective." Journal of Sikh and Punjab Studies, vol. 25, no.2 , 2018, pp. 181-200. 

Roy, Lekha and Rano Ringo. "Liminality and Otherness: Exploring Transcultural Space in Rita Dove's The Yellow House on the Corner." Transnational Literature, vol. 11, no.1, 2018, pp. 1-12.
Ringo, Rano and Jasmine Sharma. "'Do Time Now, Buy Time for Future': Phallic Deception and Techno-sexual Agency in Margaret Atwood's The Heart Goes Last." Messengers From the Stars, vol.4, 2019, pp. 73-87.

Sharma, Jasmine and Rano Ringo. “Think of Yourself as Seeds”: Sexual Fetishism and Body Politics in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. Creative Forum , vol. 32, no.2, 2019. Forthcoming.

Other Information: 

Ringo, R. (2010, 21-23 October). “An Ecofeminist Reading of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale.” Paper presented at International Conference on “Biodiversity and Environmental Governance in Canada and India: Safeguarding Ecosystems for Human Welfare” organized by Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar.

Ringo, R. (2011, 12-14 December). “Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger: An Insight into the Facets of a Globalized India.” Paper presented at Fifth International Conference on “Vanishing Borders in the Age of Globalism: Austral-Asian Perspectives” organized by OUCIP in collaboration with Association for the Study of Australasia in Asia (ASAA) in Hyderabad.

Ringo, R. (2011, 18-20 December). Towards a Postfeminist Consciousness: Individuation of Stacey MacAindra in Margaret Laurence’s The Fire Dwellers.” Paper presented at 56th All India English Teachers’ Conference organized by Conference Department of English Studies, Bareilly College, Bareilly.

Ringo, R. (2011, 22-24 September). “A Postcolonial Analysis of Caliban in Shakespeare’s The Tempest.” Paper presented at UGC sponsored International Seminar on “Subalterns in Shakespeare: A Post-postcolonial Scrutiny” organized by St Bede’s College, Shimla.

Ringo, R. (2012, 21-24 May). “Rabindranath Tagore’s Treatment of Childhood in his Plays Daak Ghar and Achalatayan.” Paper presented at IJAS International Conference for Academic Disciplines held at Ryerson University, Toronto (Canada).

Ringo, R. and Vijeta Budhiraja. (2013, 29-31 August). “The Significance of Metaphor in Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj ke Khilari.” Paper presented at the 2013 Metaphor Festival organized by Stockholm University, Stockholm (Sweden).

Ringo, R (2014, 3-6 April). “A Metis Woman’s Quest for Identity in Maria Campbell’s Halfbreed.” Paper presented at conference organized by the International Academic Forum (IAFOR) in Osaka, Japan.

Research Scholars:


Dr. Jaswinder Singh

Dr. Lekha Roy 


Ms. Jasmine Sharma 

Ms. Ashita Thakur 

Ms. Aswathi Prakash 

Ms. Madhumita Patri 


Associate Professor