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Name Dr. Joyjit Ghosh
Designation Professor
Department Name ENGLISH
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 442
Email ID joyjitghosh@mail.vidyasagar.ac.in
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Mobile No 9434321580
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Address Department of English, Vidyasagar University, Midnapur 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.DVidyasagar University2006
M PhilJadavpur University1996


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Associate Professor of English since November 2013
Former Lecturer in English, Mahishadal Raj College,Currently Assistant Professor of English, Vidyasagar University since 4 March, 2010

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
The novels and letters of D.H.Lawrence
Indian English poetry
Bangla Dalit Literature, Eco-critical Studies, Rabindranath Tagore
Diaspora Studies

Course/ Subject Taught
English

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
The Last Poems of D.H. Lawrence: Poetry of the Eternal PresentEtudes Lawrenciennes 48 (Time and Temporalities)2017Presses universitaires de Paris Nanterre,France
Lawrence response to Futurism in the letters vis-a-vis his representation of "what the woman is" in "The Rainbow"Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, 147-1542017Aesthetics Media Services, Kolkata


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Book Review: Shirley Bricout, "Politics and the Bible in D.H. Lawrences Leadership Novels". Montpellier: Presses Universitaires de la Mediterranee, 2014, ISBN 9782367811048Journal of the Department of English, Volume 12, 2014-15, 171-762017Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
"I search for my tongue": Exploring the Interface between Language and Diaspora in the poetry of Sujata BhattLitscape: Journal of VUETC, Vol.10, No.1, pp.87-972017Vidyasagar University English Teachers Consortium, Midnapore, West Bengal
Swaraj, Charkha and the Dream of "Economic Pradise": Debate between Rabindranath Tagore and Mahatma GandhiRabindranath Tagore on Economy, Politics and Society: Contemporary Discourses, ed. Sebak Jana, pp.136-1482017Dey Book Concern, Kolkata
The Letter of Shelley to the Editor of the Quarterly Review: A Study in "the unfortunate subject"Middleflight, Volume 5, Number 1, pp.53-582016Sukumar Sengupta Mahavidyalaya, Keshpur, Paschim Medinipur
War, Politics and the betrayal of humanity: The debate of Tagore with NoguchiThe Visva-Bharati Quarterly, Volume 25 Number 1 (April 2016-June 2016), pp.33-402016The Registrar, Visva-Bharati
"My Story" by Kamala Das: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young WomanWomen Autobiography in India: Theory and Practice (Proceedings of the National Seminar), ed. K.Purushotham and B. Deepa Jyothi2016Department of English, Kakatiya University, Warangal,Telengana
Letters of Rabindranath Tagore and the Art of Communication: Critical PerspectivesThe Visva-Bharati Quarterly, Volume 23 Number 4 & Volume 24 Number 1 (January 2015 - June 2015)2015Dr D.Gunasekharan, Registrar, Visva-Bharati
Translation of the Poems by Manohar Mouli Biswas ("In the Temple of God", "Rap","Give water", "Childhood collage", "Shadow", "Procession of Peace", "Want to get back","In search of light"The Wheel Will Turn, ed. Jaydeep Sarangi, pp.50-572014Cyberwit.net, Allahabad
RE-READING "THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER" AS A HUMAN TALEMIDDLEFLIGHT,VOL 3,NO 1,PP:66-732014DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH SUKUMAR SEN GUPTA MAHAVIDYALAYA
Translation: Select poems of Kalyani Thakur ("A Poem Against War", "Chandalinir Kobita 38", "My Own Images"Journal of the Department of English, Vidyasagar University, Vol.11, 2013-142014Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal
TRANSLATION: POEMS OF BEETOSHOKE BHATTYACHARYA-"DEWALI","SIGN"INDIAN LITERATURE: SAHITYA AKADEMI,VOL:LVII,NO 6,PP:74-752013SAHITYA AKADEMI
CONTEMPORARY BANGLA DALIT POETRY: A READING IN ALTERNATIVE AESTHETICSMIDDLEFLIGHT,VOL 2,NO 12013DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH SUKUMAR SEN GUPTA MAHAVIDYALAYA
TRANSCENDING TRAUMA AND EMPOWERING THE SELF:A STUDY IN "MY STORY" OF KAMALA DASPROCEEDINGS OF U.G.C SPONSORED NATIONAL SEMINAR, DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH,MIDNAPORE COLLEGE PP.38-442013DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH,MIDNAPORE COLLEGE
CANONIZING A BLACK VOICE: RACE, LANGUAGE AND CULTURE IN THE POETRY OF LANGSTON HUGHESJOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH VIDYASAGAR UNIVERSITY vol:10,PP.58-662013DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH VIDYASAGAR UNIVERSIT
"PTERODACTYL,PURAN SAHAY,AND PIRTHA" BY MAHASWETA DEVI:A READING IN DALIT RESISTANCE TO DEVELOPMENTMARGINAL WRITINGS IN ENGLISH: BENGALI AND OTHER REGIONAL LITERATURES(BOOK),PP:81-892013AUTHORSPRESS, NEW DELHI
NATURE AS WOMEN AND WOMEN AS NATURE IN THE POETRY OF D.H LAWRENCELITERARY INSIGHT PP.70-742012SUDHIR NIKAM AND MADHAVI NIKAM
WRITING A NATION WITHIN A NATION:THE SELECT NOVELLAS OF MAHASWETA DEVINATION,REPRESENTATION AND INDIAN ENGLISH LITERATURE,PP:61-702012DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH,P.K.COLLEGE, CONTAI
RECOGNISING THE "OTHER": A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF BLACK AMERICAN POETRY AND BANGLA DALIT POETRYAPPROPRIATIONS,VOL.8,PP.91-1012012DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH,BANKURA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
REPRESENTATION OF TRAVEL AND MOVEMENT IN THE LETTERS OF D.H LAWRENCEJOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH,VIDYASAGAR UNIVERSITY VOL 9,PP.75-852011DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH VIDYASAGAR UNIVERSITY
BOOK REVIEW:- ANXIOUS NATION : AUSTRALIA AND THE RISE OF ASIA 1850-1939 BY DAVID WALKERJOURNAL OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH ,VOL:82011DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH VIDYASAGAR UNIVERSITY
"THE LOOKING GLASS" BY KAMALA DAS: A WOMANS WRITINGRECRITIQUING WRITING OF WOMAN IN ENGLISH,VOL:1(IN COLLABORATION WITH PROFESSOR S.P.SINGHA )2009SUNRISE PUBLISHERS, JAIPUR
THE LETTERS OF D.H.LAWRENCE: A STUDY IN THE HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE OF THREE EDITIONSESSAYS AND STUDIES,X1X-XX,PP:43-592006DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH,JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY


Other Publication


Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
IMAGING D.H LAWRENCE: HIS MIND AND ART IN LETTERSAUTHORSPRESS,NEW DELHI2012AUTHOR

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
KRISHANU MAITIRETHINKING THE ANIMAL:A CRITICAL STUDY OF SELECT POEMS OF D.H LAWRENCE AND TED HUGES PROF. DEBASHIS BANDYOPADHYAYOngoing 
MITHUN BHATTYACHARYAPOLITICS OF EXCLUSION IN SELECT WRITINGS OF MAHASWETA DEVI, LAXMAN GAIKWAD AND OM PRAKAS VALMIKI: A STUDYDR. INDRANIL ACHARYAOngoing 
Samit MaityThe Works of Rabindranath Tagore:A Study in Perspectives on Indian NationalismNilOngoing 


Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Subrata SahuPoetry and Prose Works of Kamala Das:A Study of Writing as LiberationNILAwarded 

Project Work

Ongoing Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Interrogating Nationalism: Critical Perspectives on the Letters of Rabindranath TagorePrincipal investigatorU.G.C1500001 year and 6 months20122014



Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
LECTURE IN THE CERTIFICATE COURSE ON "TRANSLATION AS A SKILL"CENTRE FOR TRANSLATION OF INDIAN LITERATURE,JADAVPUR UNIVERSITYDEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ,JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY2014
"PROSODY AND PHONETICS: AN INTERFACEDEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH,DEBRA THANA S.K.S MAHAVIDYALAYADEBRA THANA S.K.S MAHAVIDYALAYA2014
MODERN ENGLISH POETRY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO DYLAN THOMASDEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH,MIDNAPORE COLLEGEDEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH,MIDNAPORE COLLEGE2013

Membership of Learned Society 
Comparative Literature Association of India (Kolkata Chapter)
The D.H.Lawrence Society, UK

Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
JOINT SECRETARY, V.U.E.T.C2003 to 2018
MEMBER,CLAI2012 to 2017
The D.H.Lawrence Society, U.K.2015 to 2018

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
International Winter School for Literary Translation2017TranslatorOrganized by CENTIL, Jadavpur University, in collaboration with Writers Centre, Norwich & British Centre for Literary Translation. Held at Jadavpur University
Question of Identity in the Literature of Indian Diaspora in English2017Invited speakerDepartment of English, Egra College, Purba Medinipur, WB
Personality Development and Communication Skill: Tools for the Present Era2017Invited SpeakerK.D. College of Commerce and General Studies, Midnapore
The 14th International D.H.Lawrence Conference on "London Calling: D.H.Lawrence and the Metropolis2017Invited speakerOrganized by New College of the Humanities in association with CCILC, DHLSNA,and D.H.Lawrence Society, UK. Held at New College of the Humanities, London
Contemporary Women Writings in Eastern Regional Languages2016Keynote speaker on 27 September 2016Organized by Sahitya Akademi at Bhatter College, Paschim Medinipur, WB
Dalit Literature and/in Translation2015Invited speakerUniversity of East Anglia, U.K.
War, Literature and Humanity: Rethinking English Literature in the Context of World War I2015Invited speakerP.K. College, Contai, Purba Medinipur, WB
TIME, TEMPORALITIES, AND D.H.LAWRENCE2014PAPER PRESENTERUniversity of Paris-Ouest-Nanterre. Organised by the Centre de Recherches Anglophones.
THE JOURNEY OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE:INDIA AND BEYOND2013PAPER PRESENTERDEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE,JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY, JOINTLY ORGANISED BY CLAI AND DEPARTMENT OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE,JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY
A MAN OF LETTERS : RABINDRANATH TAGORE AND HIS EPISODES2013PAPER PRESENTERBISVA-BHARATI,RABINDRA BHAVAN SHANTINIKETAN
NATIONAL SEMINAR ON INDIAN ENGLISH PROSE AND POETRY:NEW PRESPECTIVE2012PAPER PRESENTERDEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH MIDNAPORE COLLEGE


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
International Conference on Performance and the Prospects of Folkloric Tribal Culture of Eastern India organized by SAP III, DRS Phase II in collaboration with The Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies2018Deputy Coordinator, DRSUGC
ALTERNATIVE CULTURE,ALTERNATIVE LITERATURE:DE/RE-CONSTRUCTING THE CANON2014JOINT COORDINATORU.G.C
RE-THINKING THE DIASPORIC IMAGINARY2012COORDINATORU.G.C

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