Faculty Profile

Mr. Sandip Debnath
Asstt. Professor
Institute of Applied Science & Humanities

Contact Details:

Email: sandip.debnath@gla.ac.in
Contact Number: 7351844109


  • Two years of teaching experience in the fields of English Literature and English Language.


  • UGC-NET (English Literature): June 2012, Dec 2012, June 2013
  • M. Phil. (English Literature): Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry
  • M. A. (English Literature): Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata
  • B. A. (English Honours): Bejoy Narayan Mahavidyalaya, The University of Burdwan, West Bengal.

Title of the M. Phil. Dissertation: 

  • Badal Sircar and the Poetics of Revolt: A Consideration of Six ‘Third Theatre’ Plays

Conference/ Seminar Presentations:

International : 3

Paper Title  : “Objects in the Mirror are closer than they appear”: Corporate Life and Relationship in Contemporary Bengali Cinema.

Conference Title : “City City Bang Bang”: Contemporary Literary and Cultural Representations of the City.

Sponsored By     : University of Delhi. 

Organised By      : The Department of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Delhi. March 21-23, 2013. Conference Title: Revisiting Shakespeare in Indian Literature and Culture.

Paper Title: “Murmuring your praise”: Bardolatry in Kirtibilas and Bhanumati Chittabilas – Shakespearean Echoes in Early Bangla Drama.

Organised By: Indraprastha College for Women (University of Delhi) and Shakespeare Society of India (SSI). March 7-9, 2013.

Sponsored By: University of Delhi and Shakespeare Society of India, New Delhi. 

Conference Title: Women in Contemporary Society, Literature and Culture.

Paper Title: Contesting the Normative: A Feminist Critique of Select Women’s Magazines in Vogue.

Organised By: Centre for Gender and Cultural Studies and the Department of Bengali, Assam University, Silchar. February 10-11, 2012.

 National :

Conference Title: Literature and Human Rights.

Paper Title: The Seal of State: Power, Social Progress and Human Rights in Vijay Tendulkar’s Encounter in Umbugland and Badal Sircar’s Bhoma.

Organised By: The Department of English, Pondicherry University. Aug 7-8, 2013. 

Conference Title: Contemporary Ways and Voices of Resistance/ Resilience.

Paper Title: Vox Populi: Nandigram, Civil Society and the Dynamics of Dissent.

Organised By: Research Scholars’ Forum (RSF), EFLU, Alam Khundmiri Foundation (AKF), and ICSSR, Regional Centre, Hyderabad. June 29-30, 2012.

Sponsored By: AKF and ICSSR, New Delhi

Conference Title: South Asia: Literature, Culture and Society

Paper Title: Fashioning the Feminine: A Critique of Popular Women’s Magazines of Neoliberal India.

Organised By: Osmania University Centre for International Programmes (OUCIP, formerly ASRC) and the Department of English, Osmania University. March 27-28, 2012.

Sponsored by: OUCIP 

Conference Title: Intertextual Adaptation and Literary Discourses.

Paper Title: Re[In]ference: Life Goes On and the Intertextual Paradigm.

Organised By: The Department of English, University of Burdwan. December 27-28, 2011. 

Conference Title: Colonial State, Capital and Labour in India.

Paper Title: Making Indian History Easy: A Reading of Badal Sircar’s Indian History Made Easy.

Organised By: The Department of History, Pondicherry University. March 1-2, 2011.

Sponsored By: The Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR)

Conference Title: Representations of Science, Religion and Politics.

Paper Title: Gendered Representation: Discourse and Politics in Popular Women's Periodicals in the Twenty-first Century.

Organised By: The Department of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. March 18-19, 2009.

Sponsored By: UGC, ASSIHSS Programme. 

Workshop Participation: 1

Workshop Title: Translator’s Orientation Programme in Bangla.

Organised By: The National Translation Mission (NTM) and the Linguistic Research Unit, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Kolkata. July 1-5, 2013. 

Membership of Academic Organisations:

  • Life Member – Shakespeare Society of India (SSI), New Delhi.
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