NAME SUDIPTA SAHA
MOBILE NUMBER
DATE OF BIRTH 1990-12-18
EMAIL sdptsh24@gmail.com
RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

Mohanpur (Madhya  Para)

P.O. – Sewli Telenipara

Dist. - North 24 Parganas

Kolkata- 700121

West  Bengal

India.

DESIGNATION DEPARTMENT EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION TEACHING EXPERIENCE
STATE-AIDED COLLEGE TEACHER English

B.A. ENGLISH HONOURS (First Class First) - BARRACKPORE RASTRAGURU SURENDRANATH COLLEGE (WEST BENGAL STATE UNIVERSITY)

M.A. ENGLISH (First Class) - UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA

B.ED (First Class) - UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN BOOK PUBLISHING STUDIES (PGDBPS) (First Class) - UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA

M.PHIL. (FOREIGN POLICY STUDIES) (First Class Second) - IFPS (UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA) 

4 Years
SPECIALIZATION

American Literature, Fantasy Fiction, Victorian Politics, Modernism and Postmodernism, Subaltern Studies, Gender/Sexuality, Contemporary World Cinema, 21st Century U.S. Politics, International Security Issues.

PUBLICATIONS

POETRY :

1. Aulos: An Anthology of English Poetry (ed. Sabuj Sarkar and Akshay Kumar Roy), “Where the Citrine Fox Shall Forever Play,” Mississippi Books, July 2020. [ISBN: 978-93-5407-093-8]

2. Caravan (ed. Sabuj Sarkar and Akshay Kumar Roy), “Waldeinsamkeit,” Mississippi Books, September 2020. [ISBN: 979-8682187256, 9789354077609]

SHORT STORIES :

1. “Five Days Apart,” in Manju Jaidka and Nilak Datta (ed.), Covid’s Metamorphosis: Stories of Our Corona Times, Independently Published by the Department of English, Shoolini University, 11 September 2020. [ASIN: B08HQR3W85]

ARTICLES / CHAPTERS IN BOOKS :

 1. “Prometheus,  Paradise  Lost, and  Frankenstein:   An  Inevitable  Correlation”, Vol.3.S1.2015,  Research  Journal of  English  Language and  Literature  (RJELAL), ISSN: 2321- 3108,  April  2015.

 2. “Of  Sex and  Sensuality: A  Discourse on  Religion,  Equality and  Human  Rights”, Vol.2.S1.2015,  International  Journal of  English  Language,  Literature and Translation  Studies  (IJELR), ISSN: 2349 – 9451, April  2015.

 3. “The Western Intellectual Tradition: Friedrich Nietzsche and the Birth of Modernism”, ISSUU – Digital  Publishing  Platform,  issuu.com,  July  2015.

 4. “The Age of  Religious  Wars in  Europe (1560-1715)”, Vol.4, Issue 1. January – March 2016,  International  Journal of   Social  Science and Humanities  Research (IJSSHR),  ISSN: 2348 – 3164,  February 2016.

 5. “The  Separate  Spheres of  Gender in the 18th  Century  England”, Touchstone: A Literary Journal  (Editor – Prof.  Dr. Sayonti  Mitra),  Department of  English,  Rammohan  College, September  2016.

 6. “The  Cosmography of  Confused  Dimensions:  Mapping  Milton’s  Universe  In  Paradise  Lost”,  Vol. 2,  Issue  3. (Pages 436 - 444), The Literary Herald, ISSN:  2454 – 3365, December 2016.

 7. “Delineation of   Comedy from the  Classical  Age to the  Modern  Age”,  in  Anirban  Bhattacharya  (ed.),  The  Rivals by  Richard  Brinsley  Sheridan  (Critical  Edition), Book Valley, 2018. [ISBN: 9789383265183]

8. “Serious, Proper and Wise: Philip Larkin and the Movement Poetry,” in Purnima Bali and Neeraj Pizar (ed.), The Twentieth Century: Literary Signposts and Watersheds (An Anthology of Essays), Independently Published by the Department of English, Shoolini University, 23 August 2020. [ISBN: 979-8678529466, ASIN: B08GLW992P/ B08GKZPYTR]

SEMINAR & SYMPOSIA

Chaired Sessions

1. Invited by the Department of English, Sister Nivedita University, Kolkata to chair a technical session at an Inter-University Undergraduate Students’ Seminar on “Reading Popular Literature/ Culture” on 15th February 2020.

Papers Presented

1. Presented a paper titled Serious, Proper and Wise: Philip Larkin, the Movement and his Straightforward Representation of the Commonplace in Poetry” in an International Seminar on “A Century in Retrospect: Literary Signposts and Watersheds of the Last Hundred Years” organized by the Department of English, Shoolini University, Solan, Himachal Pradesh (India), from 15th May 2020 to 23rd May 2020.

2. Presented a paper titled “The Construction of the Self: Negotiating the Confessional Movement and its Poetry” in the 20th International MELOW (The Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World) Conference on “400 Years of American Literature,” hosted in collaboration with the Department of English. Shoolini University, Solan, Himachal Pradesh (India), from 8th October 2020 to 11th October 2020.

International Summer School

Completed the “ORSAM Summer School on Middle Eastern Affairs,” organized by ORSAM-Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Ankara, Turkey, held between 21-24 September 2020.

Seminars, Conferences, Workshops, and Roundtables 

1. Co-Coordinator and  Performer  ( as  Leading  Man)  at the  Department of  English, University of  Calcutta’s presentation of  Luigi Pirandello’s  “Six  Characters in Search of an  Author”  on  February  7, 2013, at  Calcutta  University  Centenary  Hall.

2. Participated in the  UGC Sponsored  Two  Day  National Conference organized by Brahmananda  Keshab  Chandra  College, Kolkata on  “Re-writing Culture, Re-telling Narratives: Gender and the Politics of  Representation”  on  9th and  10th  February 2012  at the Indian  Statistical  Institute,  Kolkata.

3. Attended the  UGC  Sponsored  One  Day  National  Seminar organized by  Sivanath  Sastri  College, Kolkata on  “Gender as  Perspective:  Reflection on  Different  Disciplines”  on  December  19,  2016.

4. Participated in the  7-Day  National  Level  Workshop on  “Teaching  Literature: Going Beyond  Lectures”,  organized by the  Departments of  English,  Bengali,  Hindi, and  Sanskrit from  10th  to  19th  April 2017  at  Barrackpore  Rastraguru  Surendranath  College.

5. Participated in the  UGC - Sponsored  Workshop on  Information  Technology for MPhil and Ph.D. Scholars, organized by the  UGC  Human  Resource  Development  Centre  (formerly, UGC  Academic  Staff  College), the University of  Calcutta from  12th  March to  14th  March 2018.

6. Participated in the  UGC-Assisted  DRS  (SAP-III)  Phase-III  National  Seminar on “Literature, Theatre, and  Cinema:  Adaptations and  Appropriations”, organized by the Department of English  (University of  Calcutta)  from 14th  March to  16th  March 2018.

7. Participated in the International Conference on “Construction and Re-construction of the Asia-Pacific (Regional and  Global  Concerns)”, organized by the  Institute of  Foreign Policy  Studies (University of Calcutta), CENERS-K  and University of Warsaw (Poland) on 10th September 2018.

8. Participated in the Think Tank Conference on “Connectivity, Trade Relations and Investment Opportunities Between China and Eastern India”, jointly held by the Observer Research  Foundation, Kolkata Chapter and Consulate  General of  The People’s  Republic of China in  Kolkata at The  Oberoi  Grand Hotel in Kolkata, West  Bengal on 12th  September 2018.

9. Participated in the  National   Seminar on “Contemporary  India: Issues and Challenges in Historical Perspectives”, organized by  the  Centre  of  Advanced Studies, Department of  History, University of  Calcutta on 19th September 2018.

10. Participated in the Two-Day National Conference on “Contours of India’s ‘Act East’ Policy: Opportunities, Challenges and Futuristic Trends of Indo-ASEAN Partnership”, organized by the Kolkata Society for Asian Studies, Institute of Foreign Policy Studies and Indian Council of World Affairs on 18th and 19th February 2019.

11. Participated in the International Conference on “Significance of the Bay of Bengal: India, Japan and the Southeast Asia” organized by Observer Research Foundation, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata and the Centre for South and South East Asian Studies of Calcutta at the Regency Ballroom, Hyatt Regency, Kolkata on 25-26 March 2019.

12. Participated in a discussion on “Towards an Assertive Policy on India’s External Democracy Support” organized by Observer Research Foundation along with Asia Democracy Network, Seoul on 6 May 2019 at the Oberoi Grand Hotel, Kolkata.

13. Participated in a One-Day State-Level Seminar on “200 Years of Keats’s Great Odes” organized by the Centre of Advanced Study (Phase III), Department of English, Jadavpur University on 13th September 2019.

14. Participated in the Webinar on “Masculinity and Imperial Performance in George Orwell’s Shooting an Elephant” conducted by Royal School of Languages, Royal Global University, Guwahati on 3rd June 2020.

15. Participated in the International Online Faculty Enrichment Programme on “Tips & Tricks for Publishing in International Scientific Journals” organized by the Department of Zoology, Chemistry, Botany and Physics, Surendranath College, Kolkata on 20th June 2020.

16. Organized the State-Level Webinar on “Fragile Arcadias: Making Sense of Death Amidst the Beautiful in Poetry” by the Department of English, Surendranath College, Kolkata on 5th July 2020.

17. Participated in the One-Day International Teachers’ Workshop on “Forced Migration; Humanity at the Crossroads” organized by the Departments of History and Political Science, Sivanath Sastri College, and the Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group on 9th July 2020.

18. Participated in the “Wondering on the Web” Online Seminar organized by the Department of English, Sister Nivedita University, Kolkata from 13th to 17th July 2020.

19. Participated in the Two-Day Webinar on “Interdisciplinarity: (Re-)Reading Literary Texts” organized by the Department of English, Barjora College, Bankura on 22nd and 23rd July 2020.

20. Participated in the One-Day National Webinar on “Methods, Software and Tools in Social Science Research” jointly organized by the IQAC and the Department of Sociology, Sudhiranjan Lahiri Mahavidyalaya, Nadia on 24th July 2020.

21. Participated as an Observer in a Clustered Webinar on “Rabindranath Tagore in English: Poetry, Prose and Drama” organized by the Department of English and School of International Languages, Sister Nivedita University, Kolkata from 23rd to 25th July 2020.

22. Participated in the National Webinar on “Sickness and Isolation” organized by the Department of English, Kishore Bharati Bhagini Nivedita (Co-Ed) College, and Southfield College, Darjeeling on 31st July 2020.

23. Participated in the One-Day National Webinar on “Rising China: Domestic Dynamics and Global Ambitions” organized by the Department of Political Science, in association with IQAC, Seth Anandram Jaipuria College, Kolkata on 3rd August 2020.

24. Participated in the State-Level Webinar on “Re-Reading Three American Writers in Times of Pandemic: Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and William Faulkner,” organized by the Department of English, in collaboration with the IQAC, Banipur Mahila Mahavidyalaya on 8th August 2020.

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

1. “Bangladesh. Prospects for 2018-2019: A Pre-Election Perspective.”

Estimating the 11th Parliamentary Elections of 2018 in Bangladesh, focusing on the Dhaka Division, with emphasis on Economy, Information Technology, Education, Infrastructural Developments and the Effect of the Hindu Votes.

Project Coordinator – Dr. (Prof.) Hari Sankar Vasudevan, Emeritus Professor, University of Calcutta  

Project Advisors – Mr. Sarvajit Chakravarti, IFS, Former Ambassador of India.

                           Dr. Subhoranjan Dasgupta, Former Professor.

Advisory Council – Centre for Research in Indo-Bangladesh Relations

Project Sponsoring Body – Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India

ACHIEVEMENTS

1. Received  Central  Board of  Secondary  Education  (CBSE)  National  Scholarship for  Under  Graduate and  Post  Graduate  Studies from  2008  to 2013  from the  Ministry of  Human  Resource  Development,  Government of  India.          

2. Recipient of  ‘Sayantani  Debnath  Memorial  Award’  (Gold  Medal)  for  Topper in  English, Under  Graduate  Courses in  2011,  B.R.S.N  College.

3. Recipient of  “Professor  Ranjit  Bhattacharya  Memorial  Award”  (Gold  Medal)  for Topper in  English,  Under  Graduate  Courses in  2011,  B.R.S.N. College.

4. Received  Army  Welfare  Education  Society  (AWES)  Scholarships for every successful academic year from  1999 – 2011.

5. Non-NET  Fellowship (under  Swami  Vivekananda  Merit cum  Means  Scholarship scheme) by the Higher Education Department,  Government of  West  Bengal for  M.Phil. course (18th April 2017- 17th April 2019) at the Institute of Foreign Policy Studies, University of Calcutta.

STUDY MATERIALS DESCRIPTION
DEPARTMENT NAME MODULE NAME TOPIC NAME YOUR PREVIOUS STUDY MATERIALS
ENGLISH CC9 FRANKENSTEIN CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC3 TO INDIA MY NATIVE LAND CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC3 INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC4 RENAISSANCE - SOCIAL AND POLITICAL BACKGROUND CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH GE4 CITING SOURCES CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH GE2 SHOOTING AN ELEPHANT - THEMES AND SYMBOLS CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC 9 FRANKENSTEIN CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
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ENGLISH CC3 DAWN AT PURI CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC4 SONNET 18 CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC9 FRANKENSTEIN - THE GOTHIC CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC9 FRANKENSTEIN - BACKGROUND STUDY CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH GE4 ON ACADEMIC WRITING AND WRITING ESSAY CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH GE2 ARMS AND THE MAN - SUMMARY, THEMES AND SYMBOLS CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC9 FRANKENSTEIN - CHAPTERS 1-8 CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC3 DETAILED INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC9 FRANKENSTEIN - CHAPTERS 9-17 CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC9 FRANKENSTEIN - CHAPTERS 18-24 CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC8 SAMUEL JOHNSON'S LONDON - BACKGROUND INTRODUCTION CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC8 LONDON - BACKGROUND DISCUSSION CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH GE2 SHOOTING AN ELEPHANT - THEME OF IMPERIALISM CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC8 SAMUEL JOHNSON'S LONDON - AS A SATIRE CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC8 SAMUEL JOHNSON'S LONDON - TREATMENT OF THE COUNTRY AND THE CITY CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC3 OUR CASUARINA TREE - AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ELEMENTS OR CRITICAL ANALYSIS CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC10 GOBLIN MARKET - CHARACTERISTICS OF PRE-RAPHAELITE POETRY CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC10 GOBLIN MARKET - ANALYSIS CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC10 PRE-RAPHAELITE PAINTINGS CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC4 ONE DAY I WROTE HER NAME - ANALYSIS CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC6 THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS - BACKGROUND CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC6 THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS - CHAPTERS 1-3 CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC11 BLISS - ON KATHERINE MANSFIELD (BACKGROUND) CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC11 BLISS - THEMES CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC11 BLISS - SYMBOLS CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH AECC 1 DEGREES OF COMPARISON CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC1 MODERNISM - BACKGROUND AND STREAM OF CONSCIOUSNESS TECHNIQUE CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC1 MODERN NOVEL - JAMES JOYCE, VIRGINIA WOOLF AND JOSEPH CONRAD CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC11 I CANNOT LIVE WITH YOU - CRITICAL ANALYSIS CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC1 THE THEATRE OF THE ABSURD CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC1 HAROLD PINTER CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH AECC 1 AFFIRMATIVE AND NEGATIVE SENTENCES CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH AECC 1 TRANSFORMATION OF SENTENCES - ALL IN ONE CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH AECC 1 SIMPLE, COMPUND AND COMPLEX SENTENCES CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC1 ANGRY YOUNG MAN MOVEMENT CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC1 JOHN OSBORNE AND THE ANGRY YOUNG MEN CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC1 SAMUEL BECKETT AND THE THEATRE OF THE ABSURD CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH LCC 2 THREE YEARS SHE GREW - ANALYSIS AND SAMPLE QUESTIONS CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC12 SONS AND LOVERS - MAN-WOMAN RELATIONSHIP CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC12 SONS AND LOVERS - OEDIPUS COMPLEX CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC12 SONS AND LOVERS - THEMES AND MOTIFS CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH GE1 THE FLY - CRITICAL ANALYSIS CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC12 SONS AND LOVERS - CHARACTER SKETCH OF PAUL, GERTRUDE AND MIRIAM CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC5 DADDY - CRITICAL ANALYSIS CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC12 SONS AND LOVERS - A PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDY CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC2 THE ILIAD - EPIC CONVENTIONS CLICK HERE FOR VIEW
ENGLISH CC2 THE ILIAD - BOOKS I & II (SERIES OF EVENTS AND ANALYSIS) CLICK HERE FOR VIEW