Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Literature
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Ph.D. 2005 Jadavpur University

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Field of Specialization
Comparative Literature, Translation Studies, Modern South Asian Literature and Culture
Courses Taught/Teaching
Comparative Literature: Concepts and Trajectories, Research Methodology, Translation Studies, Cultural Studies, Comparative Modern Indian Literatures, Digital Humanities
Research Area
Comparative Literature: History and Pedagogy, Translation Studies, South Asian Literature and Culture, Comparative Modern Indian Literature
Teaching Experience

16 years of postgraduate and undergraduate teaching.
Also taught as guest lecturer at the Centre for Comparative Literature, Visva-Bharati, West Bengal State University, and Rabindra Bharati University.
Also taught courses as guest lecturer for the School of Languages and Linguistics, Jadavpur University.

Industrial Experience

Head, Department of Comparative Literature (2019 February till date)
Joint Director, School of Media, Communication and Culture (2019 August till date)
Coordinator, Centre for Translation of Indian Literatures (2019 till date)
Jadavpur University

Secretary, Comparative Literature Association of India (2010 till date)
Member. Advisory Board (English), Sahitya Akademi (2018 till date)
Member, Editorial Board, Legenda Studies in Comparative Literature (British Comparative Literature Association) (2014)
Conference Papers Published (5)
Title of the paper Conference Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

Krishnabhavini Das Englondey Bangamahila International Comparative Literature Association Conference, University Paris Sorbonne, Classiques Garnier 2017 -507-518
Engaging with the Oral: Translating Lepcha and Tamang Traditions National Seminar on Route to Oral Literature 2016 Sayantan Dasgupta and Shradhanjali Tamang -
In Black and White and Colour: Tintin Travels to the Congo Palaver: Proceedings of the Forum for the Scholars of African Studies Volume 4. Kolkata: Centre for Studies in African Literatures and Cultures, Jadavpur University 2016 -57-68
The Spiritual Economy of Caste and the Politics of Inversion: A Theme-based Study of Three Dalit Narratives in Bangla in Discoursing Minority: In-Text and Co-Text. Jaipur: Rawat Publication International Conference on Minority Discourses across Cultures organized by the Central University of Rajasthan in association with the Comparative Literature Association of India 2014 -153-160
Writing Resistance, Righting Repression: A Reading of Three Stories by Provas Ray, Manoranjan Bapari and M6anohar Mouli Biswas UGC-sponsored National Seminar on Writing as Resistance: Bengali and Other Dalit Writings in English 2013 -39-47
Journal Papers Published (0)
Books Published (8)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Happily Ever After: Bangla Stories of Marital Magic, Misunderstanding and Misadventure Grassroots 2007 First Author
Shyam Selvadurai: Texts and Contexts Worldview Publications 2007 First Author
A South Asian Nationalism Reader Worldview Publications 2007 First Author
Indian English Literature: A Study in Historiography Jadavpur University 2006 First Author
Sabda Khoje Edesh Odesh: Pakistan, Sri Lanka O Bharatvarsher Galpo Abobhas 2005 First Author
Awarded By Award Name Year

Erasmus Plus award for Staff Mobility for Teaching with Institute of South and Centraql Asia, Charles University, Prague, Czechoslovakia 2020
University of East Anglia Vice-chancellors Global Challenges Research Award 2019
UGC-UKIERI award (member, Jadavpur University team in collaboration with St Andrews s University, Scotland) 2015
Travel grant for Wales-India International Translation Winter School from Mercador Institute, Aberystwyth University 2015
Charles Wallace India Trust Charles Wallace Fellowship 2010
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Project Works (0)
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (7)
Program Name Name Of The Collaborator Year

Translating Bodo Short Stories The Asiatic Society 2020
Kolkata: Literary Representations in Various Indian Languages Sahitya Akademi 2019
Translation: Poetics and Politics Sahitya Akademi 2018
Literary Translation Salesian College 2017
Translating 19th Century Women s Writing and Writing for Women Bhawanipur Education Society College 2016
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Membership Of Learned Societies (2)

Comparative Literature Association of India
International Comparative Literature Association
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (0)
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (0)
Session chaired (0)
Professional Society Activity (4)
Type of Professional Activity Period

Member, International Comparative Literature Association 2010 to Till date
Secretary, Comparative Literature Association of India 2010 to Till date
Editor, Sahitya (journal of Comparative Literature Association of India) 2010 to 2019
Member, Advisory Board (English) of Sahitya Akademi 2018 to 2022
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Other Notable Activities (2)

Coordinator of Centre for Translation of Indian Literatures (CENTIL), Jadavpur University.
Member of Editorial Board, Jadavpur Journal of Comparative Literature (JJCL)