Department of English

Name: Dr. Amrita Bannerjee

Area: English
Affiliation: St. Josephs College, Bangalore
Qualification: B.A, M.A, Ph.D Teaching Experience: 7 years
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Professional Qualification
Programme Institution/University Year of Passing
B.A Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi Jul 2003 - Apr 2006
M.A Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi Jul 2006 - Apr 2008
Ph.D Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi Jul 2008 - Jul 2012

Research Interests
  • Postcolonial theory and the question of nationalism
  • Subaltern historiography
  • Indian feminist theatre and theory

UGC NET (June 2012)
UGC Research Fellowship: 2008 - 2011
B.H.U. Gold Medal for Best Academic Performance in Masters, 2008.

  • “Hostile Spaces, Gendered Response: A reading of Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide” in Muse India, Issue 30, Mar-Apr 2010.
  • “Re-visioning History: A Study of Amitav Ghosh’s The Glass Palace” in Humanities and Social Sciences: Interdisciplinary Approach, Vol. 03.1, June 2011.
  • “A Dumping Ground of the West”: A Reading of Amitav Ghosh’s The Circle of Reason” accepted for publication in Literary Insight, Vol. 4.1, January 2013.
  • “A Prompter’s Whisper”: Modernity, Development and the Subaltern in Amitav Ghosh’s In An Antique Land” in Asian Academic Research Journal of Multidisciplinary, Vol. 1.2, Sept-Oct 2012