Faculty Member

Dipankar Roy
Assistant Professor Stage (II/III)  in English
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Department
DEOMEL

Date of Birth 17th September 1970

Contact:
Office: Department of English & Other Modern European Languages,
Visva-Bharati,
Santiniketan 731 235
Residence: “Mukut”, Simanto Palli, Santiniketan, Birbhum, West Bengal-731235.

E-mail: dipankarroy123@gmail.com

Landline: No landline.

Mobile: +919434831408+919434831408

Educational Qualification:
M.A., M.Phil.

Awards / Honours:
Was awarded the Isaac Sequeira Memorial Award for the best paper in the ‘MELUS-MELOW Conference held in Chandigarh in February 2010

Teaching Experience:
7 years 5 months.

Research Areas:
Postcolonial Studies, Literary Theory, Rabindranath Tagore's Fiction

Representative Publications:
1. ‘Chronotopes of Colony: Nation and Empire in Gora and Kim’, pp.129-148, in Apperception, Journal of the Department of English and Other Modern European Languages, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan , Volume 1, February 2004, edited by Niranjan Mohanty.
2. ‘Kipling’s Hyperreal India: A Study of Mowgli Stories’, pp. 97-106 in Indian Writing in English: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow published by Department of English, Vivekananda College, Kolkata January 2006, edited by Pranati Dutta Gupta & Susmita Ray.
3. “The Storyteller: Reflections on R. K. Narayan’s Malgudi Days”, pp 43-54, in Indian English Literature Trends and Issues, Kaustav Chakraborty (ed.), Dipali Publishers, Darjeeling: 2008.
4. “Translation as Representation: A Dialogue Between ‘Modern’ and ‘Non-modern’ in Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide”, in Understanding India: Studies in Indian English Fiction, Arnab Bhattacharya(ed.), Books Way, Kolkata: 2019, pp-152-159.
5. “From Flint to Matchboxes – the Nation’s Trek through Colonial Modernity: A Study of Dinendra Kumar Roy’s Three Sketches on Bengal Village Life” in Nation and Narration, Dr Snehashish Maity (ed.) Deptt. Of English, Sitananda College, Nandigram, Purba Medinipur: 2009, pp-23-28.

Other Academic Work:
Presently working on the Ph.D dissertation entitled “Rabindranath Tagore's Prose Fictions and the Idea of the 'Nation' : A Study” under the supervision of Professor Amlan Dasgupta, Department of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

Other Interests / Activities:
Music, Movies, Photography, Trekking.

Papers in Journals
1. “Bengal Renaissance through the Lens of Colonial Modernity: A Study of Rajnarayan Bose’s Se Kaal ar E Kaal (Bengal Then and Now) (1874) pp 7-17 Visva-Bharati Quarterly, Volume 18 Number 3 November 2010, Abhijit Sen (Ed.) Santiniketan: ISSN 0972-043X.
2. “Women in Tagore’s Domestic Novels” in Muse India Sep-Oct 2010 http://www.museindia.com/viewarticle.asp?myr=2010&issid=33&id=2137 ISSN 0975-181
3. “Representations of the National Self, Novelistic Portrayal of a New Cultural Identity in Gora” pp-385-404 in Rupkatha special Issue on Rabindranath Tagore Dec 2010 http://wayback.archive-it.org/1812/20101211194008/http://www.rupkatha.com/  ISSN 0975-293
4. “The Poet as a Polemicist and a Prophet” pp- 677-682 in Rupkatha http://wayback.archive-it.org/1812/20101211194008/http://www.rupkatha.com/ ISSN 048-114
5. ‘Chronotopes of Colony: Nation and Empire in Gora and Kim’, pp.129-148, in Apperception, Journal of the Department of English and Other Modern European Languages, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan , Volume 1, February 2004, edited by Niranjan Mohanty.

Articles in Books
1. “Life in the Translated world of Amitav Ghosh” pp-289-298 in Literary Transactions in a Globalized Context, Himadri Lahiri (Ed.), Worldview Kolkata, 2010: ISBN 81-86423-18-4
2.  “National Identity and the Question of Violence” pp-238-249 in Rabindranath Tagore and the Nation: Essays in Politics, Society and Culture, Swati Ganguly and Abhijit Sen(eds.), Visva-Bharati & Punascha Kolkata, 2011. ISBN 978-81-7332-482-6.
3. “Translation as Representation” pp- 152-159 in Understanding India: Studies in Indian English Fiction Arnab Bhattacharya (Ed), Kolkata: Books Way, 2009; ISBN 978-93-80145-39-6
4. “From Flint to Matchboxes—The Nation’s Trek through Colon ial Modernity: A Study of Dinendrakumar Roy’s three sketches on Bengal Village Life” in Nation and Narration, ed. Snehasish Maity, Deptt of English: Sitananda College, Nandigram, 2009: 23-28.
5. ‘Kipling’s Hyperreal India: A Study of Mowgli Stories’, pp. 97-106 in Indian Writing in English: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow published by Department of English, Vivekananda College, Kolkata January 2006, edited by Pranati Dutta Gupta & Susmita Ray.