Department of English

Department of English at Sister Nivedita University believes in innovation, creativity, critical thinking and igniting passion of pre-cotemporary & modern literature in avid literary lovers. With hands-on learning methods, experienced faculty, industry-academia interface, practical learning approach, our students are built to be successful academicians, researchers, or industry professionals and enjoy a rewarding career on the global platform.

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Courses Years Semester Eligibility Criteria Marks Required
B.A. (Hons.) in English 3 6 Passed/Appeared in 10 + 2 (Any stream) 50%
M.A. in English 2 4 Passed/Appeared B.A. (Hons.) in English 50%
Professor (Dr.) Madhuchhanda Roy Choudhury

Head of Department of English

Prof. Roy Choudhury completed her education from St. Xavier’s College, Jadavpur University, and Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, USA. She has previously been Assistant Professor at Amity University and St. Xavier’s University in Kolkata, before taking over as our Head of Department. Her research interests include the British novel of the long 18th century, the long 18th century in Britain, the Gothic novel, Monsters and Monstrosity.

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Professor Monikinkini Basu

Assistant Professor, Department of English

Prof. Basu is on the verge of completing her PhD from the internationally-renowned Centre for the Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata, having previously studied at the University of Kalyani. She has been teaching since 2013, with her time divided between Sri Krishna College under the University of Kalyani and The Bhawanipore Education Society. Her teaching and research interests include drama, performance studies, masculinity studies and film studies.

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Dr. Prasanta Ghoshal

Visiting Faculty, Department of English

Dr. Ghoshal completed both MPhil and PhD from Rabindra Bharati University. With over a decade’s teaching experience, his first commitment has always been to his students at Sir Gurudas Mahavidyalaya under the University of Calcutta, but he also holds appointments the Netaji Subhash Open University and the Dept of Open and Distance Learning, University of Kalyani. His teaching and research interests include Partition literature, trauma studies, Foucauldian studies, crisis psychology and tribal gender studies.

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Ms. Sudesha Das

Visiting Faculty, Department of English

Ms. Das have degrees from Govt. College and the West Bengal State University and is buttressed with a B.Ed. From Satyapriya Roy College. She immediately took the plunge into teaching after graduating from her B. Ed in 2018, and has been a rock-solid part of our department at Sister Nivedita University ever since. Her teaching and research interests include Tagore studies, women’s writing in Colonial Bengal and broader gender studies, and Indian mythological literature.

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Mr. Arkaprabha Chakraborty

Visiting Faculty, Department of English

Mr. Chakraborty spent five years being introduced to the subject at Jadavpur University before pursuing his MPhil from the University of Oxford. He hopes to make up in enthusiasm what he lacks in experience, having only started teaching the subject since 2019. He is currently also a Guest Lecturer at St. Xavier’s University. His research interests include medieval literature, manuscript studies, Modernist literature and theory, psychoanalysis and literature, postcolonial studies and art history

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