Dr. Debabrata Banerjee
Dr. Debabrata Banerjee, (M.A., NET, Ph.D)
Assistant Professor & Teacher-in-Charge, Department of English,
Sitaram Mahato Memorial College,
Anandadeep, Kuruktopa, Purulia. (since April, 17).
Area of Interest/Specialization:
Victorian Literature; Literature of the Diaspora; Black American Literature; Indian English Literature.
Area of Research:
Mapping the Indo-American Diaspora Literature: A Study of the Fiction of Bharati Mukherjee, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni and Jhumpa Lahiri.
- B.A. (Hons) in English from B.B. College, Asansol (2009).
- M.A. in English from West Bengal State University, Barasat (2011).
- UGC NET (2012).
- Ph.D. from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata;
Under Dr. Soma Banerjee (Prof. and HoD Dept. of English, RBU)
- Worked as Visiting Lecturer in the P.G. Dept of English, B.C. College (Asansol) under Kazi Nazrul University.
(Under Graduate Level)
- Worked as Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of English at St. Xavier’s College, Asansol.
- Worked as Guest Lecturer in Durgapur Women’s College, Michael Madhusudan Memorial College and Raniganj Girls’ College.
- “ Describing the Real by the Unreal: The Use of Magic Realism by Chitra Banerjee
Divakaruni in Mistress of Spices and Queen of Dreams to bring out the Diasporic
Predicament.” VIEW, ISSN no. 2347-7717
- “Reading Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye: A Tale of the Three Dimensional Suppression of African-American Women.” Pursuits, ISSN no. 0974-7400
- “Mother and Motherland Fixation in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Hema and Kaushik Trilogy.”
Literary Endeavour, ISSN 0976- 299X
- Book Review: Unbordered Memories. Impressions of Eternity. ISSN: 2229- 4813.
- “Evolving with Resistance: A Study of the Memoirs of Zitkala Sa.” Labyrinth. 0976-0814.
- “Representation of memory and identify in select Sindhi stories of Partition.” Borders and Borders Crossing: Reading Partition, Reading Diaspora. ISBN: 81-87259-93-0
Paper Presented at Seminars:
- Presented paper titled “Invigoration and Empowerment of Widows through Participation in the Freedom Movement: A Study of the Evolving Role of the Widows in Raja Rao’s Kanthapura” at UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Unwanted Insiders”: Representing the Widows in India, Organized by The Dept. of English, Raja Rammohun Roy Mahavidyalaya, Radhanagar, Hooghly.
- Presented paper titled “Acquiescing to the Loss of Motherland and Asserting Identity in the Adapted Nation: A Study of Sindhi Stories of Partition and Migration.” At UGC-DRS SAP International Seminar on “Reconstructing The English Literary Map: Literatures of Partition and Diaspora From Asia and Asia Pacific” organized by The Department of English, The University of Burdwan.