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Name Prof. Tirthankar Das Purkayastha
Designation Professor, on Re-Employment
Department Name ENGLISH
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 442
Email ID proftdpurkayastha@gmail.com
Fax -
Mobile No 9433797345
Personal Website http://vidyasagar.ac.in/english/cv_tdp.pdf
Address Department of English, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
PhDJadavpur University1989
M.AJadavpur University1978
B.AR.K.Mission R. College, Narendrapur, C.U1976


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Lecturer, B.S.College,South 24 Parganas from 13 Dec. 1983; Senior Lecturer from 1989 to 30 Jan. 1992
Reader(1992-2000)Professor, Dept,of English, Vidyasagar University since31 Jan, 2000
Professor, Department of English since 31Jan.2000

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Renaissance English Drama
Indian English Literature

Course/ Subject Taught
Sidney
Marlowe
Shakespeare
Coleridge
Arthur Miller
Wole Soyinka
Indian English Drama: Girish Karnad, Vijay Tendulkar

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Sanjay MukherjeeRebels in Shakespeare: A Study in the Problem of Allegiance Ongoing 


Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Asit PandaDialectic of Tradition and Modernity in the Select Plays of Wole Soyinka Awarded2013
Debdas RoyDoubts and Anxieties in the Select Poems and Sermons ofJohn Donne Awarded2008
Virvikram SenguptaA study of the Plays of Girish Karnad Awarded1999

Project Work

Ongoing Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Coloniality and Post-Coloniality: Adivasi Society in TransitionCoordinatorVidyasagar University27400002 year and 6 months20152017


Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Teaching Shakespeare: Trends in Shakespeare-studies in the Indian Universities since Independence, with Special Reference to West BengalPrincipal InvestigatorUGC4581752 year and 6 months20112013

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