The PhD viva-voice examination of Ms. Sumana Kasturi was held on July 15, 2016 at 11.30 am.
Topic: Writing the Everyday: A Study of Blogs by Indian Women
Supervisor: Prof. Vinod Pavarala
External Examiner: Prof. Shilpa Phadke
Sumana offered a unique perspective on studying blogs and the social media sphere by Indian Women using the standpoint theory as well as tools used to study new media. An alumni from the 1990-1992 batch of MA Communication she successfully defended her PhD Thesis making her the third MA – PhD from the Department in 2016.