Publications

(updated Oct 2020)

A.  BOOKS

  1. Writing Support for International Graduate Students: Enhancing Transition and Success. Routledge, 2018. (a podcast conversation with Daniel Shea)
  2. Co-edited with Gaulee, U, & Bista, KRethinking Education Across Borders: Issues and Perspectives about Globally Mobile Students. Springer, 2020.
  3. Co-edited with Bista, K. & Raby, CHigher Education in Nepal: Practice, Policy and Perspectives.(September 2019).
  • Manuscript under preparation: Politics of International Students: Global/Local Dynamics. Anticipated completion: Spring 2021.
  • Data being gathered: Writing Education in South Asia: Obstacles and Pathways, Expected completion: Fall 2021.

C.  JOURNAL ARTICLES

  1. Writing Process Revisited: International Graduate Students’ Exploration of Macrosocial Space.” International Journal of Bilingual Education, 2020.
  2. Focusing on International Graduate Students” (invited editorial essay). Journal of International Students, vol. 9, no. 3. 2019.
  3. Internationalizing Writing in the STEM Disciplines,” Across the Disciplines.  Special issue “Bringing the Outside In: Internationalizing the WAC/WID Classroom,” edited by Stefanie Frigo and Collie Fulford. 2018.
  4. World Rhetorics: A Course for the Next Generation of Writing Teachers.” Composition Studies, 1. (pp. 108-26). 2016.
  5. Cultural Schemas and Pedagogical Uses of Literacy Narratives: A Reflection on My Journey with Reading and Writing.” College Composition and Communication, 1. 2015.
  6. Bonds of Difference: Participation as Inclusion” & “Bonds of Difference: Illusion of Inclusion.Co-authored with Maha Bali. Hybrid Pedagogy: A Digital Journal of Learning, Teaching, and Technology. (2-part article). 2014.
  7. Digital Storytelling in the Composition Classroom: Addressing the Challenges.” Computers and Composition Online, Winter 2013.
  8. Writing a Translingual Script: Closed Captions in the Multilingual Hearing Classroom.” Collaborated with Amy Lueck. Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy, 3. (multimodal text). 2013.
  9. Monolingualism among Multilingual Scholars and its Implications for EAP/ESP.” Professional and Academic English, 40 (Summer – Autumn), 28-43. 2012.

D.  BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Revision submitted: “Teaching World Rhetorics: Promoting Pedagogy to Address the Dynamics of Marginalization.” Routledge Handbook of Comparative World Rhetoric. Ed: Keith Lloyd. Anticipated publication: 2020.
  2. Realigning Higher Education in Nepal.” In Bista, Sharma, Raby eds. Higher Education in Nepal: Policies and Perspectives, Routledge, 2019.
  3. Introduction: Telling stories, generating perspectives: Local–global dynamics in Nepalese higher education.” In Bista, Sharma, Raby eds. Higher Education in Nepal: Policies and Perspectives, Routledge, 2019. Co-authored with Krishna Bista and Rosalind L. Raby.
  4. Conclusion: Complexities of higher education in Nepal” (with Rosalind L. Raby & Krishna Bista). In Bista, Sharma, Raby eds. Higher Education in Nepal: Policies and Perspectives, Routledge, 2019. Co-authored with Krishna Bista and Rosalind L. Raby.
  5. Making the shifts to change the system: Implementing the semester system through pedagogical training in Tribhuvan University.” In Bista, Sharma, Raby eds. Higher Education in Nepal: Policies and Perspectives, Routledge, 2019. Co-authored with Sudha Tripathi and Surendra Subedi. 
  6. International Student Mobility: Examining Trends and Tensions.” Eds. Krishna Bista. International Student Mobility and Opportunities for Growth in the Global Marketplace, IGI Global, 2018. Co-authored with Krishna Bista and Uttam Gaulee.
  7. Addressing Monolingual Dispositions with Translingual Pedagogy. In Practical Pedagogies: Engaging Domestic and International Students in Translingual & Translocal Writing. Frost, Blum-Malley & Kiernan. (Book under contract with U. Press of Colorado, anticipated publication: spring 2020).
  8. Unraveling Colonial Hegemonies: Scholarship and Teaching with Rhetorical Traditions from South Asia.” Rhetorics Elsewhere and Otherwise: Contested Modernities and Decolonial Visions. Romeo García, Damián Baca, 2019.
  9. Translanguaging in Hiding: Effects of English-Only Instruction on Education in Nepal.” In Transnational Writing Education: Theory and Practice. Xiaoye You. (Book under contract with Routledge; anticipated publication: fall 2018).
  10. Using Mobile Videocapture to Facilitate Student Writing and Learning.” In Mobile Technology and the Writing Classroom. Ed: Lutkewitte, NCTE, 2016. (pp. 164-178). Co-authored with Soni Adhikari.
  11. Translating Success: Academic Transition of International Students in the US.” In International Student Mobility, Services, and Policy in Higher Education. K. Bista. & G. Foster. IGI Global, 2015. (pp. 1-16).
  12. Third Eye: An Exhibit of Literacy Narratives from Nepal.” In Stories that Speak to Us: Exhibits from the Digital Archives of Literacy Narratives. Cynthia Selfe et al. Utah: The University of Utah Press imprint, 2012. (multimodal: with 40 text pages with 17 videos & transcript). [link]
  13. Global Popular Culture and Literacy Practices of Nepalese Youth Online.” In Screening Literacy Across Cultures. Bronwyn Williams & Amy Zenger. London: Routledge, 2012. (pp. 151-166). Co-authored with Bal K. Sharma.
  14. Rethinking Language and Writing in Composition.” A response essay. JAC. 29 (1&2): 2009. 251-55.

E.  BOOK REVIEW

  1. Student Mobility and the Internationalization of Higher Education: National Policies and Strategies from Six World Regions (a Project Atlas Report), Journal of International Students, Arkansas State U., 2012.

F.  SIGNIFICANT NON PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Op-Ed Articles  

  1. Co-authored with Subhash Nepali: “न्यायको लागि दलित लेखन” (Jhan Naya) — 2019.
  2. Co-authored with Sudha Tripathi and Surendra Subedi: “Transformations in Education” (Republica) – 2018.
  3. Co-authored with Surendra Subedi, Bamdev Gautam, and Bandana Jain: “अनलाइन शिक्षामा स्पष्ट बुझाईको आवश्यकता” (Kantipur Daily) — 2020.
  4. A MOOC Delusion: Why Visions to Educate the World are Absurd.” Chronicle of Higher Education: Worldwise. July 16, 2013.
  5. 60~ op eds (as of May 2020) for Republica (national English daily in Nepal, sister publication of The New York Times). A column on higher education and society, July 2014-Present.
    Samples:

Editorials

  1. Editorial”: International Journal of Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Higher Education, 1, 2016.
  2. Editorial,” Journal of Global Literacies, Technologies, and Pedagogies. Special Issues on Massive Open Online Courses & International Education, guest edited with Michael Murphy, 2014-15.
  3. Editorials, co-authored as associate editor (1 of 4): Journal of NELTA (Nepal English Language Teachers Association), Issues 14 through 17 (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012).
  4. Editorials, ELT Choutari, blog-based monthly magazine on English Language Teaching, read by English teachers around the world; 2009-12. (10 editorials).

Non- Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Semester System in Nepal: Taking a Collaborative, Constructivist Approach to Teacher Training” (co-authored with Surendra Subedi. Tribhuvan University Journal. (non peer reviewed journal article). “Criticalizing the pedagogy of English studies.”Bodhi: An Interdisciplinary Journal. 4.1 (2011): 111-35.
  2. A Teacher’s Letter HomeJournal of NELTA (Nepal English Language Teachers Association), 14.1, 2009.
  3. English Language Teaching in Nepal: Promises and Challenges for Teachers.” Contemporary Issues in ELT, (NELTA Chapter Birgunj, Nepal), 2009.
  4. Teaching: What, How, and Why?Chrysanthemum, (Society of English Studies, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu), 2007.
  5. The Language of Silence,” Chrysanthemum, 3. (Society of English Studies Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu), 2000.
  6. Technology and the Demands of Change.” Journal of NELTA (Nepal English Language Teachers Association), 4.1-2, 1999.

Blog Posts 

  1. Translingual, Transcultural, Transnational: From Buzzwords to Teaching Strategies.Transnational Writing Blog. Conference on College Composition and Communication, Feb.-Mar., 2015. (3 posts)
  2. Eight blog posts on teaching writing, including four collaborated with SBU colleagues. RhetCompatStonyBrook (Writing Program blog, Stony Brook University). 2014-17.
  3. Over 100 posts on personal blog at shyamsharma.net, on issues including new media and writing studies, critical pedagogy, and supporting international students. 2009-Present.

G.  CREATIVE WRITING

  1. Dukhirahane Desh (a collection of poems in Nepali), Kathmandu: Sunlight Publication, (title: translates roughly to “country that keeps hurting”; social issues/political satire).

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