Professor Indra Nath Choudhuri has been in academics, administration and cultural diplomacy. He has taught in Delhi University, Uchha Siksha aur Sodh Sansthan, DBHP, Hyderabad and been a visiting professor in Hyderabad Central University; CIEFL, Hyderabad; Jadavpur University, Kolkata; JNU, Delhi and the University of Bucharest. A distinguished cultural administrator of India, he was Secretary, Sahitya Akademi, and was associated with the Ministry of Culture, the Indian High Commission, London and The Nehru Centre, London. Was Member Secretary and Academic Director, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi. A Fellow of Temenos Akademi, UK and Millennium Trust, Kent, UK, his publications include The Genesis of Imagination: Selected Essays on Literature; Theory, Religion and Culture and other books and research papers on literature, poetics, religion, aesthetics and translation studies. His awards include the Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Ministry of HRD Ganga Sharan Singh Award from the President of India in 2007 and the Delhi Hindi Academy Award 2009.