Professor, Department of Comparative Literature
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Ph.D. 1992 Jadavpur University
M.A. 1981 Jadavpur University
B.A. 1979 Jadavpur University

Teaching Experience (4)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Professor of Comparative Literature 2006 to 
Jadavpur University Reader in Comparative Literature 1998 to 2006
Jadavpur University Senior Lecturer in Comparative Literature 1996 to 1998
Bangabasi Evening College Senior Lecturer in English 1985 to 1996
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Canadian Literature, Diasporic Literature, Southeast Asian Literature, Translation Studies, European Literature
Courses Taught/Teaching
UG :Literatures of the Ancient World II, Literatures of the Renaissance in Europe, Literatures of Contact
PG : Lyric Mode I, Psychoanalytic theory of Literature, Cross Cultural Literary Studies, Translation Studies, Canadian Literature I, Canadian Literature II
M.Phil & Ph. D : Literature and Culture of Indigenous Canada and Diasporic Canada
Research Area
Canadian Literature and Culture, Southeast Asian Literature
29 + years
Conference Papers Published (0)
Journal Papers Published (0)
Books Published (1)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Tracing Transactions : an anthology of critical essays on India and Southeast Asia Worldview 2009
Awarded By Award Name Year

Shastri IndoCanadian Institute Faculty Enrichment Fellowship 2009
Shastri IndoCanadian Institute Faculty Enrichment Fellowship 2000
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (10)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Ranabir Lahiri Complete
Sayantan Dasgupta
Debashree Dattaray Complete
Swagata Bhattacharya Ongoing
Dheeman Bhattacharyya Ongoing
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (4)
Name Of The Scholar Thesis Name Co-Superviser Year

Sutapa Sengupta 2013
Vinaya 2012
Doel Sarkar 2011
Raka Bhattacharya 2008
MASTER Thesis Guidance (0)
Project Works (0)
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
InviteLectures (2)
Title Organised By Venue Year

Rethinking Literature Studies: Perspectives from India and Canada SNDT University Mumbai, Department of English in collaboration with U.G.C Area Studies Centre For Canadian Studies SNDT Women's University, Mumbai 2013
Membership Of Learned Societies (0)
Orientation/Refresher/QIP CourseAttended/Organized (0)
Seminar/Conference/Workshop (0)
Session chaired (0)
Professional Society Activity (2)
Type of Professional Activity Period

Member, Indian Members' Council, Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute 2005 to till date
EC Member, Comparative Literature Association of India  to 
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Consultancy work / Testing (0)
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