Designation: Professor

Department: English

Name of the Faculty: Arts

Mobile No: +91 9163365901


Curriculum Vitae: Click here



M.A., Ph.D.

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:
1) Early English Literature 2) Romantic poetry 3) Victorian Literature 4) American Literature 5) New English Literatures
Recent Publications/ CDs/ Performances/ Exhibitions (up to 5):

  1. “The Ground Beneath Her Feet: a Palimpsest of Home/Road,” in Mapping Out the Rushdie Republic, Edited by T.K. Ghosh and Prasanta Bhattacharya, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.
  2. “The Final Couplet in the Shakespearean Sonnet,” in Indian Responses to Shakespeare, Edited by Goutam Ghoshal and Sarani Ghoshal Mondal, Authors Press, 2017.
  3. “Austen’s ideological position in her Erziehungsroman,” in Words, Edited by Malabika Sarkar et al., Department of English, Basanti Devi College, 2018.

Invited Lectures
  1. Delivered two lectures entitled: “Whitman’s poetic-performative strategy in his Leaves of Grass” & “John Keats’s ‘poetic imagination’ as an aesthetic creed” at the Refresher Course: Narrative Strategies: Performative, Fictive, and Poetic, organized by the Department of English, Allahabad University in December 2018.
  2. Delivered a lecture entitled: “The Heriatge of Maxim Gorky” at the Conference organized by the Russian Consulate, Kolkata, to celebrate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Maxim Gorky, on 28.3.2019.
  3. Delivered a lecture entitled: “Walt Whitman’s Contribution to American Life, Literature, and Culture” at the Bicentennial Celebration of Walt Whitman’s birth organized by American Consulate, Kolkata, on 31st May 2019.
  4. Delivered a remote lecture entitled: “Dwarakanath Tagore: a Pioneer of the Bengal Renaissance” as the Opening lecture of the International Commemorative Lecture Series celebrating the Centenary of Bangabandhu Muzibar Rahaman hosted by the Bangiya Sahitya Sanskriti Samsad, Dhaka, on 1.8.2021.
  5. Delivered a remote lecture entitled: “Researching into Pandemics conditioning literature” at the On-line Workshop on “Research Methodology across Disciplines: Rethinking Ethnicity, Gender, and History during the Post-Pandemic Times,” organized by the Department of English, Boroland University, Assam, on 26.8.2021.


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