Ph.D. Transcultural Studies, University of Calgary (Canada)
Erasmus Mundus M.A. Crossways in Cultural Narratives, Université de
Perpignan (France), University of Sheffield (UK), Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
2015 - 2017
M.Phil. French and Francophone Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (India)
M.A. French and Francophone Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (India)
2010 - 2012
B.A. English Literature University of Delhi (India)
2007 – 2010
University of Calgary
I designed and sole-taught all French-language courses listed here.
Beginners French II
Beginners French I
The Holocaust on Film
Fall and Winter 2020, Spring, 2021
Japanese Manga and Anime
Fall and Winter 2019
Bhatia, Neha. “The Transnational Tales of Indian Creative Producer.” Transnational Screens (Accepted pending minor revisions)
Peltekov, Peter, Neha Bhatia, Berenice Cancino, Samantha Carron, Marie Daigle, et al. “Practice-relevant research in the Canadian L2 classroom: A summary.” Notos, Vol. 14 (2018), 15-36.
Bhatia, Neha. Le Discours Orientaliste, La Nuit Bengali de Mircea Eliade et It Does Not Die de Maitreyi Devi. Germany: Edition Universitaires Européennes, 2014.
Bhatia, Neha. “Politics and Poetics of Culture in Ousmane Sembene’s Moolaadé (2004)." International Refereed Journal of Literary Explorations, Vol. 2 (2014), 474-478.
Co-chair and Presenter, "Repositioning The National Within Transnational Film Culture", Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Chicago, United States.
"The Indian-European Independent Film Co-production Model", Transcultural Production Studies Digital Seminar, Université d'Angers, France
“The Indian Creative Producer”, World Cinema International Conference Cinema of India (Topic of Edition), University Complutense of Madrid, Spain.
Co-organizer and Presenter, “Production Stories: A Case Study of The Lunchbox (2013)”, Graduate Forum, Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University of Calgary.
Invited Presenter, “Online Teaching Strategies”, Pedagogy Workshop, Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University of Calgary.
“New Independent Film Production Culture in India”, Peer Beyond Graduate Research Symposium, University of Calgary.
Co-organizer and Presenter, “New Indian Cinema”, Graduate Forum, Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University of Calgary (Postponed due to Covid-19).
“Girlhood and Sexuality in Contemporary French and Indian Cinema”, Work in Progress (WiP) Talks, Language Research Centre, Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary.
“Pursuit of Lack” in Maja Milo’s film Klip (2013) 34th International Conference on Psychology and Arts, Sicily, Italy.
“Plurality and Corporeality in F. Ozon’s Young and Beautiful (2013)”, 33rd. International Conference on Psychology and arts, Reims, France.
“Le Discours Orientaliste dans La Nuit Bengali (1933) de Mircea Eliade et It Does Not Die (1976) de Maitreyi Devi”, 7th International Conference of Association of Indian Teachers of French, Chennai, India.
“Politics and Poetics of Culture” in Ousmane Sembene’s Moolaadé (2004), UGC Sponsored National Seminar, Kerala, India.
April 6, 2021
“Making Media (2019)”, Dr. Mark Deuze (Professor, University of Amsterdam), School of Languages, Literatures, Linguistics and Cultures, University of Calgary.
April 22, 2021
“The Affective Paradigm and the Reading of Late Capitalism”, Dr. Mabel Moraña (Professor, Washington University St. Louis), School of Languages, Literatures, Linguistics and Cultures, University of Calgary.
Selected Scholarships and Awards
Alberta Graduate Excellence Scholarship
Best Graduate Academic Paper Award
Erasmus Mundus Scholarship MA Crossways in Cultural Narratives
University of Calgary
Panel Organizer and Co-Chair
"Global Contested Assemblages," Society for Cinema and Media Studies, United States.
Student Representative for Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Language Research Centre
Winter, 2020 and 2021
Co-organizer and Moderator
Graduate Forum, Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Graduate Forum 2020 was postponed due to Covid-19)
January 2019 - 2020
Inter-lingua Journal, School of Languages, Literatures, Linguistics & Cultures
“Transcultural Dialogues in World Cinema Series”, University of Calgary
Vox Condiscipulum, Graduate Student Organization
Project Lead and Creative Producer
Through her eyes: Navigating Healthcare as a woman of colour, Alberta and BC
Founder and Co-Organizer
“Narratives of Color”, Language Research Centre and Calgary Institute of Humanities, University of Calgary
Women’s Resource Centre, University of Calgary
March 1-3, 2020
"Women at Work" Conference, Career Services and Women's Resources Centre, University of Calgary
‘Cultivating Compassion Training’ at Faith and Spirituality Centre, University of Calgary