Dr. Sreemati Mukhopadhyay

Grant Category: Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Lecturer
Field of Specialization: Indian Writing in English
Name: Dr. Sreemati Mukhopadhyay (Mukherjee)
Official Address and Designation: Associate Professor
Basanti Devi College
147 B Rashbehari Avenue
Kolkata 700 029
West Bengal
Telephone (O): 91-33-24641012
E-mail: sreemati.mukherjee@gmail.com
Duration of Grant: Four months
Lecture Topics:

  • Indian Women's Poetry (1870's-2010): commonalities and differences in terms of gendered location vis a vis history, colonization, political processes and language
  • Meena Alexander's status as postcolonial writer negotiating body, gender, language, history and multiculturalism
  • Indian Women Novelists including Kamala Markandaya, Anita Desai, Kiran Desai and Jhumpa Lahiri: Questions of realism, gender and genre¬†

Academic Background :
Ph.D. Comparative Literature Jadavpur University, Kolkata 2005
M.A. Comparative Literature Rutgers University, U.S.A 1992
M.A. English Jadavpur University, Kolkata 1989

Professional Background :
Associate Professor Basanti Devi College, Kolkata 2009-till date
Reader Basanti Devi College, Kolkata 2006-2009
Senior Lecturer Basanti Devi College, Kolkata 2002-2006
Dr. Sreemati Mukhopadhyay (Mukherjee)