Dr. Atreya Banerjee

Dr. Banerjee teaches English at TNU. He comes from an English and Comparative Literature background, and has studied under the University of Calcutta (BA) and Jadavpur University (MA, MPhil and PhD). He has qualified NET-JRF, and has been teaching since 2013. He has taught both core literature and communicative English papers at institutions, such as Jadavpur University, Amity University Kolkata and St. Xavier's University, Kolkata. He is greatly interested in interdisciplinary ways of teaching and research. His Doctoral Research was on the relationship between literature and ecology. In the field of literature, his teaching and research interests lie in the areas of Ecocriticism, Cultural Studies, Literary Theory, Literature and Other Arts/Media, Drama, Indian, English, Native American, African, Caribbean and Canadian Literatures, Postcolonialism, Subaltern Studies and Translation Studies.







Research Grants:

2009: UGC-NET Research Fellowship for Doctoral Research.

Research Publications:

2018: “Studying the Land in Wole Soyinka’s ‘The Jero Plays’”. International Journal of English Literature and Social Sciences 3.6 (2018): 1072-1075
2016: “Ecology within the city-space?: Bijan Bhattacharya’s Jatugriha and Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman”. International Journal of English Language, Literature and Humanities 4.6 (2016): 372-379
2015: “Looking at Badal Sircar’s Basi Khabar and Derek Walcott’s The Ghost Dance from an ecocritical angle”. Quest Journals: Journal of Research in Humanities and Social Science 3.5 (2015): 49-52
2013: “Ecocriticism: Ki, Keno, Kothay? [“Ecocriticism: What, Why, Where?”]”. Parikatha 15.2 (2013): 247-252

Other Publications:

2018: “You Never Know (Short Story)”. Indian Periodical (April, 2018)

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