Assistant Professor, Department of Film Studies
60/6 Garfa Main Road, Ground Floor, Kolkata-700075
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Ph.D. 2011 Jadavpur University
M.A. 2000 Jadavpur University
B.Sc 1994 Burdwan University

Teaching Experience (3)
Name Of The Institution Position Held Period

Jadavpur University Guest Faculty March 2003 to November 2005
Rabindra Bharati University Part-Time Lecturer January 2003 to March 2006
Jadavpur University Lecturer / Assistant Professor 16.01.2007 to Present
Industrial Experience (0)
Field of Specialization
Asian Cinema, Third Cinema, Documentary Films, New Iranian cinema.
Courses Taught/Teaching
*Non-Fiction Film,
*Cinematic Realism in Global Contexts, *Contemporary Asian cinema,
*Film Theory (undergraduate level)
Research Area
Chinese and South Korean cinema,Indian parallel cinema, Sports media.
More than eight years of teaching Film Studies in Postgraduate, Graduate, Undergraduate level.
Conference Papers Published (0)
Journal Papers Published (7)
Title of the paper Journal of publication Year Role Vol Number-Page Name

journal of Asian Cinema 2013 -
Teaching Asian Cinemas in India Journal of the Moving Image 2012 No. 11-85-93
Alternative Cinema: Response of Indian Film Studies Journal of the Moving Image 2011 No. 10-51-60
Theorizing new Asian cinemas: Problems of the historisist approach Journal of the Moving Image 2008 No. 7-109-137
Four comedians in search of couple space: Calcutta featured in the early 1950s Bengali popular cinema Mind Space 2008 Vol. 3-38-49
Books Published (0)
Ph.D. Thesis Guidance (4)
Name Of The Scholar Title Of The Thesis Co-Superviser Status Year

Sreya Dutta Aesthetics of Violence:Kashmir in Film and Literature, since 1990 Ongoing 2014
Mrinalini Ghosh City, Violence and Political Agency in Contemporary Latin American Film and Literature Ongoing 2014
Sreemoyee Singh The National and the Transnational in the Exile Cinema of Iran and other West Asian Countries (1980s to the Present) Ongoing 2013
Sanchari De Digital Media, Political Communication and Electronic Modernity in India Ongoing 2012
M.Phil. Thesis Guidance (0)
MASTER Thesis Guidance (0)
Project Works (0)
Patents (0)
Collaborative Programs (0)
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Membership Of Learned Societies (0)
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Seminar/Conference/Workshop (1)
Program Name Organised By Venue Year Type Of Participation

3rd Global Chinese Cinema Conference Shanghai University Shanghai, China 2013 Paper presentation
Session chaired (0)
Professional Society Activity (0)
Consultancy work / Testing (0)
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