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Department of English

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General stream introduced in1964
Honours stream introduced in1998

Faculty
Srl NameQualification DesignationSpecialization Experience (Years)
1Dr. Mitali GangopadhyayM.A, Ph.D, UGC-NETAssistant Professor Postcolonial Studies14
2Sri Debanjan MitraM.AAssistant Professor Cultural Studies, Media and Film Studies, Literary Theory, Popular Culture(s), Oracy, Folk Culture and Literatures, Cultures of Dissent, Literary History/Histories/Historiography, City and Literary Cultures, Environmental Ethics and Ethnicity, World Literature(s), Indian Writings in English and Bhasha Literature(s), 21st Century Metropolitan Readership Aesthetics1
3Sri Amlan GayanM.AAssistant ProfessorEco Criticism, Post Colonialism, Victorian Period 1
4Smt. Upakatha DeM.A. CWTT - -
5 Smt. Sohini GhoshM.A., M.Phil.PTT - -

Departmental Highlights
Interdisciplinary Seminar jointly organized with the Dept of Sociology on "Language & Society", by Prof Emeritus Prasanta Roy, Prof Avijit Mitra, Dr.Chaiti Mitra & Smt Aparna Khastgir (21.09.2010).
Regular extension lectures for learning enhancement:
i) "English Language: History of Origin & Pronunciation" by Sri. Somak Mondal (22.12.2010).
ii) "James Joyce's Counterparts" by Sri. Samik Sen (06.09.2011).
Lecture-cum-Film Shows for enhanced learning experience:
i) Season of Bard Watching - "Macbeth" followed by lecture by Media Personality Smt Urmimala Basu.
ii) "Twelfth Night" - followed by lecture by Dr. Mahuya Bhaumick (09.10.2012 & 10.10.2012).
Participation in extension activities like:
"Teaching English: A Workshop" an academic endeavour with a definite social purpose (15.01.2014). The workshop offered the students a perspective of choosing English as a career option. Also a philanthropic attempt was made to promote elemental English among the underprivileged children of the society through donation of books to the children of Siddharth United Social Welfare Mission.
Faculties are voluntarily involved in Spoken English classes and Career oriented Examinations (eg. S.S.C.).
Dr. Mitali Gangopadhyay has been granted UGC funded Minor Research Project (budget Rs. 2lakhs) titled "Deconstructing Tagore: A study of Rituparno Ghosh's Cinematic Vision".
Rich library with over 1000 books.
Perseverance to build on communication.
Enthusiastic participation in making of the wall magazine.
Cooperation in making any team project a success with the insolvent of faculties.
Promotion of creative instincts.
Guardian-Teachers Meet.
Annual awards by the faculty to deserving candidates for quality results in the University Examinations.
Cultural inclinations appreciated and promoted.
Recent publications of books and journals as new acquisitions making the departmental library updated.
Counseling of students both formally and informally.

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