Faculty Member

 

 

Sumita Bhattacharyya
Reader
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Department
Bengali, Vidya Bhavana

Areas of Specialisation
Nineteenth Century and Bankim Chandra

Amiya Chakraborty and his Literary Works

Modern Fictions and Short Stories (specially Anita Agnihotry)

Date of Birth 24th November 1961
Qualification
Year Degree College/University
1982 B.A. Visva Bharati
1984 M.A. Visva Bharati
1991 Ph.D. Visva Bharati
Research Projects, Papers and Books

Articles
Amiya Chakraborty's Jibani, Paschimbanga Bangla Academy, Kolkata, 1998
Anita Agnihotryr Sreshtha Galpa (Introductory Preface), Karuna Prakashani, Kolkata, 2003
Papers
"Samkaler Nirikhe Bankim Upanyasher Tin Pratibadini", Sahitya Patrika, University of Dhaka, 1997
Sutirtha - Tirthajatra : Ekti Path, Jaebamanas, Kolkata, 1999
Pandit Mashay : Ekti Path, Korok (Saradiya), 2001, Kolkata
Gadya Rachanay : Amiya Chakraborty , Jubamanas (Saradiya), Calcutta, 2001
Path Peronor Nesha : Kon Pathe, Bingsha Satabdir Nari Oupyanasik, Kolkata, 2001

Teaching Experience
15 years in Visva Bharati
6 months in Bijay Krishna Girls' College, Howrah
2 years in Jogamaya Devi College, Calcutta as a Part-time lecturer
Awards and Academic Distinctions
Presented papers on Jibanananda Das, Amiya Chakraborty, Bankim Chandra, organized by Visva Bharati and Sahitya Academy, Kolkata in different years at Santiniketan and Calcutta
Other Co-curricular Interests
Music
Drama
Photography
Sports
Any other information
Completed Certificate Course in Rabindra Sangit at Sangit Bhavana, V.B. and passed in 1981
Completed and passed the Certificate, Diploma, Advance Diploma Course in Russian Language in 1986, 1987 and 1988 respectively
Served as a part-time Instructress in Physical Education, V.B. from 1981 to 1983 for Patha Bhavana students
Selected for Associateship of the IIAS, Shimla for three months for the period of 1995 to 1997
Participated in the Refresher Course in the Bengali from 18.9.2001 to 9.10.2001 at Calcutta University