Professor, Department of Comparative Literature
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Ph.D. Jadavpur University
M.A. Ranchi University

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Comparative Literature Methodology, Literary and Oral Cultures, Popular and ‘Classical’; Focus Areas: India and Africa.
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Books Published (5)
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•Shaping the Discourse: Translations of Women’s Writings in Bangla, 1861-1947 Stree Kolkata 2013 First Author
Studying Cultural Change : Theory, Method, Process Sage Delhi 2011
Reception of the Received : European Romanticism, Rabindranath and Suryakant Tripathi ‘Nirala’ Jadavpur University 2007 First Author
Tracing the Charit as a Genre : An Exploration in Comparative Methodology Jadavpur University 2003 First Author
Packaging Freedom Feminism and Popular Culture Stree, Kolkata 2003 First Author
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Chinua Achebe Colloquium on Africa Brown University Brown University, Providence Rhode Island 2014
The Ten-handed Human : Women in India Todayn Embassy of India Washington DC 2014
'Post'world literature : A Comparatist's View from a 'Post'colony Dept. of English George Mason University 2013
Rabindranath Tagore and Modernity in Bangla Poetry Centre ofr Souh Asian Studies Peking University 2011
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Life Member, Comparative Literature Association of India (CLAI)
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Coordinator Centre of Advanced Study (CAS) in Comparative Literature, Phase II beginning 2010.
Coordinator, Centre for Studies in African Literatures and Cultures, Jadavpur University