Dr. Muzaffar Karim completed his MA in English from University of Kashmir and went on to complete his PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University. The topic of his research was Knowledge-Power Nexus: A Study of Michel Foucault and Jean Baudrillard. He joined South Campus in April, 2013 as Assistant Professor. Among other courses, he teaches Shakespeare, Indian Writing in English, and Modern English Poetry.
His main areas of interest include Literary Theory, Postmodernism, Philosophy, Culture and Media Studies.
Muzaffar Karim also writes Poetry and Short Stories that have appeared in various newspapers and journals like Muse India. He is a regular blogger at http://muzaffar-askesis.blogspot.in
Paper entitled “Writing and/as Seduction” published in International Journal of Baudrillard Studies (IJBS, Volume 10, Number 1 (January 2013) ISSN: 1705-6411)
Presented a paper titled “Consumerism: A Social Challenge” in First Asian Philosophy Congress held on 6th to 9th March, 2010 in JNU, New Delhi organized by Indian Council of Philosophical Research (under Ministry of Human Resource Development).
Presented a paper titled “Writing and/as Seduction” (A textual analysis of Jeanette Winterson’s Written on the Body in the light of Jean Baudrillard’s theory of Seduction) in 3-day National Seminar on Women’s Writing: Language, Literature and Theory held on 19th to 21 March, 2012 in Department of English, University of Kashmir.