Research Interests / Specialization: Latin American and Spanish literature, literary and translation theory, Spanish language, literary Translation. Honors & Awards: Elected Life Member/ Academician to the Royal Spanish Academy as Corresponding Member in India since 2009. Member of the Editorial Board of the e- Journal Hip???_grifo: Estudios de literatura y cultura del Siglo de Oro of GRISO, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, 2013, Elected Executive member of the International Association of Cervantistas at Oviedo, Spain in June
2012, Nominated member of the core committee of the Project South-Sur, Latin America and India, by
Institute of Latin American Studies, Freie Universitat, Berlin, Germany, 2012.