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Our Department Of Arts & Humanities offers a stimulating and challenging study experience for students across its six programs of study. Staffed by a committed team of professors, the Arts department has attained a high standard of academic excellence.

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Prof. Debjani Ganguly

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VP, Arts

Prof. Ananyya Banerjee

M.A
Co-ordinator, M.A

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VP, Arts - History

Ms. Debjani Ganguly

Department & Designation
History, Associate Professor
Vice-Principal, Arts

Educational Qualification
M.A In History

Research Interest:
To Be Updated With Current International Affairs For Contributing Post- Editorials In A Leading Newspaper Of Bengal Besides Being Focused On Classroom Teaching.

Achievements:
Co-Edited ‘Netaji Antardhanrahasya ‘Published In Two Volumes- Isbn- Co-Edited ‘Netaji Janmashalatabasshaswaraksangraha (Published In Six Volumes)

English, Teacher-In-Charge

Dr. Suchandra Chakravarty

DEPARTMENT & DESIGNATION
English, Associate Professor, Teacher-In-Charge

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
PhD in English Literature J.U. (Title of doctoral Thesis – Representation Non-Representation and The Illusion of Reality in Coleridge’s Poetry, 2009), M.A in English J.U

RESEARCH INTEREST:
Romantic Studies, Material Culture & Literature.

RESEARCH PROJECTS:
UGC sponsored Minor Research Project: Samuel Taylor Coleridge: the Embodied Mind of a Romantic Visionary, 2007

ACHIEVEMENTS:
• Presented papers and acted as Resource Person in various seminars and conferences. Some of the notable ones being a paper entitled” Designed for eternity….woven by fatalists”: Romance and Reality of the Cashmere Trade, at the supernumerary conference of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism, Romantic Connections, held at the University of Tokyo, June 2014.
• Samuel Taylor Coleridge and J,H, Green: in Search” of Science, Freedom, and truth in Christ”, at the Centre for Victorian Studies, Department of English, Jadavpur University,16.03.2017.
• Published articles and chapters in books.
• Joint Editor-in-chief of Colloquium- The Peer-Reviewed Multilingual, Multidisciplinary Journal of the Arts Section, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, ISSN – 2350-1251.
• Attended HELA conference on Academic Leadership in November 12 & 13, 2016.
• Coordinator for Content development for Self Learning EEG, Paper V (Syllabus implemented in July 2015), Netaji Subhas Open University.
• Delivered four audio-visual lectures on content relevant to PGEG Paper 1 for NSOU under School of Humanities.

English, Coordinator, IQAC

Mr. Tathagata Sen

Department & Designation
English, Associate Professor
Coordinator, IQAC

Educational Qualification
M.A, LLB

Research Interest:
Culture & Society

Achievements:
• Adjudged One Of The Five Most Popular Teachers Of Kolkata By Telegraph.
• Iqac Coordinator Of The College.
• Convener Of International Shakespeare Festival, 2016 At The Bhawanipur Education Society College.
• Delivered A Talk At National Council Of Education, Bengal On:
1. Religion And Literature
2. Swan Song
3. Patriotic Songs In Bengali Theatre
4. Literature In The Law Court And Courts In Literature
5. English Drama Of The Last Five Hundred Years

English, Co-ordinator- M.A English

Ms. Ananyya Banerjee

Department & Designation
English, Associate Professor
Co-Ordinator – M. A. English

Educational Qualification
M. Phil, M.A.

Research Interest:
19th Century English Literature

Research Projects:
M.Phil Dissertation On George Eliot

Achievements:
Joint Editor-In-Chief Of Colloquium- The Peer-Reviewed Multilingual, Multidisciplinary Journal Of The Arts Section, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, Issn – 2350-1251.
Co-Ordinator Of Post-Graduate Course In English Since 2015.

English

Ms. Sonal Kapur

Department & Designation
English, Assistant Professor

Educational Qualification
M.A.
Pursuing Ph.D.

Research Interest:
Children’s Literature, Literary Historiography, Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Contemporary Literary Theory, Literature And Films, Translation Studies, Detective Fiction, Indian And Continental Philosophy

Achievements:
1. Certificate Course In French From Alliance Francaise, Kolkata (2004)
2. Postgraduate Certificate Course In Editing And Publishing From School Of Cultural Texts And Records, Jadavpur University, Kolkata (2008-2009)
3. Associated With The Encyclopaedia Of Indian Literature (Revised Version), Sahitya Akademi As An Honorary Consultant
4. Joint Coordinator Of A 7 Days Translation Workshop On ‘19th C Women’s Writing & Writing For Women’ In Collaboration With The Centre For Translation Of Indian Literatures, Ju In 2015.
5.Joint Coordinator Of A Ugc Sponsored 7 Days Translation Workshop On ‘19th C Women’s Writing & Writing For Women’ In Collaboration With The Centre For Translation Of Indian Literatures, Ju In 2016.

English

Dr. Souraja Tagore

Department & Designation
English, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
M.Phil.. M.A. Ph.D.

Research Interest:
Tagore Studies

Research Projects:
Thesis Title: God, Child And Society In Tagore’s The Crescent Moon

Achievements:
1. Convenor Of The International Shakespeare Festival 2016 Organised By The Bhawanipur Education Society College.
2. Empanelled Artist Of The Indian Council For Cultural Relations (Iccr), The Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre (Ezcc), The Sangeet Natak Academi, New Delhi.
3. Graded Artist Of Doordarshan, Kolkata.
4. Designated As Cultural Ambassador To Germany By Iccr.
5. Designated As Cultural Ambassador To China By Sriram Centre, New Delhi And Beijing Dance Academy, Beijing.
6. Awarded The Vivekananda Yuva Sakti Leadership Award.

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English

Dr. Gargi Talapatra

Department & Designation
English, Assistant Professor

Educational Qualification
Ph. D., M.A.

Research Interest:
Translation Studies, Cultural Studies, Indian Writing In English, Indian Literature, American Literature, Subaltern Studies, Narratology And Studies In Representation, Gender Studies

Achievements:
1. Awarded Gold Medal For Standing First In M.A. In English From Calcutta University
2. Awarded Research Associateship By The Indian Institute Of Advanced Studies, Shimla For A Spell Of Three Years In 2015
3. Pebbles Downstream – Collection Of Poems Published In August 2018
4. Associated With The Encyclopedia Of Indian Literature (Revised Version), Sahitya Akademi As An Honorary Consultant
5. Member Of Editorial Board Of Colloquium- The Peer-Reviewed Multilingual, Multidisciplinary Journal Of The Arts Section, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, Issn – 2350-1251.
6. Joint Coordinator Of An International Seminar On ‘Revisiting The World Wars: Historical & Cultural Representation’ Organized By The Department Of English & History, The Bhawanipur Education Society College In Collaboration With The Department Of English, University Of Calcutta.
7. Joint Coordinator Of A 7 Days Translation Workshop On ‘19th C Women’s Writing & Writing For Women’ In Collaboration With The Centre For Translation Of Indian Literatures, Ju In 2015.
8. Joint Coordinator Of A Ugc Sponsored 7 Days Translation Workshop On ‘19th C Women’s Writing & Writing For Women’ In Collaboration With The Centre For Translation Of Indian Literatures, Ju In 2016.
9. Convenor, Research & Publication Cell, The Bhawanipur Education Society College.

English

Ms. Jashomati Ghose

Department & Designation
English, Assistant Professor

Educational Qualification
M. Phil, M.A.
Pursuing Ph. D.

Research Interest:
Women’s Studies, Postcolonial Literature, Diaspora

Research Projects:
Completed M.R.P On Children Literature

Achievements:
Joint Convenor Of Six Days Faculty Development Programme On Linguistics And English Language Teaching. (29 October-3rd November) Organised By The Department Of English, The Bes College In Collaboration With The Department Of English, University Of Calcutta.

English

Ms. Neetisha Jha

Department & Designation
English, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
M.Phil, M.A.

Research Interest:
Gender Studies, Myth And Folklore

English

Ms. Chitrangada Deb

Department & Designation
English, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
M.Phil, M.A.

Research Interest:
Gender Studies, Indian Drama, Regional Films In India.

Achievements:
M.Phil. Dissertation Written On “Staging Violence Of Community, Class And Technology: Surveying And Surviving The Ethical Encounters In The Plays Of Manjula Padmanabhan”, Which Also Happens To Be The First Comprehensive Work On The Author.

English

Ms. Srimoyee Roy

Department & Designation
English, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
M.Phil, M.A.

Research Interest:
Ethnomusicology, Blues Studies, Indian Literature And Philosophy, Popular Literature

Achievements:
M-Phil Dissertation Written On Resonance Of Kabir And Other Indian Saint Poets In Rabindranath Tagore: A Study.

English

Mr. Soumyajit Chandra

Department & Designation
English, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
M,Phil, M.A.

Research Interest:
Continental Philosophy

Achievements:
1. M-Phil Dissertation Written On Friedrich Nietzsche’s Treatment Of The Goddionysus In His Works.
2. Stood 2nd In Csrl Romantic Quiz In 2012 Held At Presidency University.

History

Ms. Piu Chatterjee

Department & Designation
History, Associate Professor

Educational Qualification
M.Phil., M.A.

Research Interest:
Economic History

Research Projects:
1. Dissertation On Nature Of Marwari Participation In Nationalist Politics
2. UGC Sponsored Minor Project On Women Entrepreneurs In Kolkata And The Suburbs.

Achievements:
Joint Convenor Of A Seminar On India And Indian Ocean Held On 15 & 16th December, 2016.

History

Dr. Anindya Sen

DEPARTMENT & DESIGNATION
History, Associate Professor

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
Ph.D., M.A.

RESEARCH INTEREST:
Social and Religious History as well as Community Development Work

ACHIEVEMENTS:
• Member of Editorial Board of Colloquium- The Peer-Reviewed Multilingual, Multidisciplinary Journal of the Arts Section, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, ISSN – 2350-1251.
• Presented papers at the Indian History Congress in the year 2009 at Delhi,
• Visva Bharati: Rathindranath& a Green Biosphere – Journal of the Asiatic Society, Vol – 26 No. 3-4, 2014.
• Joint Coordinator of an International Seminar on ‘Revisiting the World Wars: Historical & Cultural Representation’ organized by the Department of English & History, The Bhawanipur Education Society College in collaboration with the Department of English, University of Calcutta.

History

Ms. Paromita Chakrabarty

Department & Designation
History, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
M.Phil., M.A, B.Ed,

Research Interest:
Economic History

Journalism & Mass Com.

Ms. Shaswati Das

Department & Designation
Journalism & Mass Communication, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
M.Phil., M.B.A, M.A
Pursuing Ph. D.

Research Interest:
Television Studies, Indian Press, Women Studies

Achievements:
Convenor Of A Seminar On Indian Mass Media And National Identity: The Colonial And Post Colonial Experience Organised On 30th April, 2018.

Journalism & Mass Com

Mr. Sanmitra Dutta

Department & Designation
Journalism & Mass Communication, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
M.A

Research Interest:
Photography

Achievements:
Teacher Advisor For The Bhawanipur Beacon, The News Letter Published By The Department Of Journalism And Mass Communication

Journalism & Mass Com

Ms.Priyam Basu Thakur

Department & Designation
Journalism & Mass Communication, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
M. A.
Submitted Ph. D.

Research Interest:
Television Research, Traditional Media Research, Social Media Research.

Achievements:
State Research Fellowship

Journalism & Mass Com

Dr. Kapil Kr. Bhattacharyya

Department & Designation
Journalism & Mass Communication, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
Ph.D., M.A.

Achievements:
1. Awarded First Prize For Dissertation Title “Communication From Indian Prespective With Special Reference To Nyaya Darsana” By The Centre For Indological Studies And Research, The Ramakrishna Mission Institute Of Culture, Kolkata.
2. Awarded For Best Paper Presentation Titled “C4d, People’s Participation And Communication Education: Insights From Saga Bharata’s Natyasastra” At The International Conference, 2016 On Media & Communication

Political Sc.

Ms. Amala Dhandhania

Department & Designation
Political Science, Associate Professor

Educational Qualification
M.A (Political Science)

Research Interest:
Constitution Of India & Reservation Policy

Achievements:
Key Note Lecture On ‘The Politics Of Education’ At Student Seminar Organized By The Department Of Political Science

Political Sc.

Ms. Debanjana Chakravarti

Department & Designation
Political Science, Associate Professor

Educational Qualification
M.A (Political Science)
Pursuing Ph.D.

Research Interest:
Gender

Achievements:
Member Of Editorial Board Of Colloquium- The Peer-Reviewed Multilingual, Multidisciplinary Journal Of The Arts Section, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, Issn – 2350-1251.

Political Sc.

Ms. Lopamudra Majumdar

Department & Designation
Political Science, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
M.Phil, M.A.

Research Interest:
Indian Politics & International Relations

Political Sc.

Dr. Dona Ganguly

DEPARTMENT & DESIGNATION
POLITICAL SCIENCE, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
Ph.D., M. Phil (International Relations), M.A (International Relations)

ACHIEVEMENTS:
Joint convener of a seminar on India and Indian Ocean held on 15 & 16th December, 2016.

Political Sc.

Mr. Karan Vora

Department & Designation
Political Science, Cwtt

Educational Qualification
M.A In Political Science With International Relations

Research Interest:
Strategic Studies, Digital Diplomacy

Achievements:
1. Qualified Ugc Net In Human Rights And Duties (August, 2019
2. Qualified For Ugc Net And Jrf Awardee In Defence And Strategic Studies (January, 2019)
3. Qualified For Ugc Net In International And Area Studies (July, 2018)
4. Jass0 Fellowship Recipient; Presented By The Ministry Of Education, Government Of Japan (September, 2015 – August, 2016)
5. Completed The Harvardx Course On Justice (August, 2013)

Bengali

Dr. Mili Samaddar

DEPARTMENT & DESIGNATION
BENGALI, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
Ph. D., M. A.

RESEARCH INTEREST:
Theatre (Rural and Urban)

RESEARCH PROJECTS:
1. UGC Minor Research Project:
● Banger Lokonatya o Adhunik Theater
● ParjatanShilpo o Tike thakarLoraiey
● Lokojibon o Lokonatak
● Radhre Banger Theatre
2. Completed Research Project Phase 1 on ‘Mapping Partition Memory, Amnesia & Literature in Middle & South Bengal: An Indo- Bangladesh Perspective’ undertaken by N. S. O. U.
3. Ongoing Research Project Phase 2 on ‘Mapping Partition Memory, Amnesia & Literature in Middle & South Bengal: An Indo- Bangladesh Perspective’ undertaken by N. S. O. U.

ACHIEVEMENTS:
Member of Editorial Board of Colloquium- The Peer-Reviewed Multilingual, Multidisciplinary Journal of the Arts Section, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, ISSN – 2350-1251.

Bengali

Dr. Soumya Bhattacharjee

Department & Designation
Bengali, Assistant Professor

Educational Qualification
Ph.D. (Socio- Linguistics), M.Phil (Indian Poetics), Ma In Bengali (Specialization Linguistics)

Research Interest:
Indian Poetics, Linguistics, Literary Theory, Cultural Studies

Achievements:
Won A Gold Medal For Standing First Class First In B.A. In Bengali From University Of Burdwan.

Bengali

Dr. Sampa Sinha Basu

Department & Designation
Bengali, Assistant Professor

Educational Qualification
Ph. D., M. A.

Research Interest:
Women’s Empowerment

Achievements:
1. Author: Ashalata Singher Sristilo: Atmadrshaner Bichitra Silparup
2. Author: Natokkar Ashalata O Surer Utsho
3. Ed. Ashalata Singher’somi O Dipti’ Ebong Ananya Probondho
4. Co-Edited: Ashalata Singher Dadosh Probondho
5. Co-Edited: Ashalata Singher Nari Probondhaboli O Galpo Saptok

Bengali

Dr. Kasturi Mukherjee

Department & Designation
Bengali, Assistant Professor

Educational Qualification
M.Phil, M.A
Ph.D.

Research Interest:
Periodicals, Bengali Partition

Research Projects:
1. Completed Research Project Phase 1 On ‘Mapping Partition Memory, Amnesia & Literature In Middle & South Bengal: An Indo- Bangladesh Perspective’ Undertaken By N. S. O. U.
2. Ongoing Research Project Phase 2 On ‘Mapping Partition Memory, Amnesia & Literature In Middle & South Bengal: An Indo- Bangladesh Perspective’ Undertaken By N. S. O. U.

Others

Ms. Priti Shah

Department & Designation
Gujarati, Associate Professor

Educational Qualification
M. A.

Research Interest:
Television Studies, Indian Press, Women Studies

Achievements:
1. Worked As Subject Expert For Translation Workshop At Jadavpur University.
2. Member Of Editorial Board Of Colloquium- The Peer-Reviewed Multilingual, Multidisciplinary Journal Of The Arts Section, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, Issn – 2350-1251.

Other

Dr. Kavita Mehrotra

Department & Designation
Hindi, Associate Professor

Educational Qualification
Ph. D., M.A.

Achievements:
Member Of Editorial Board Of Colloquium- The Peer-Reviewed Multilingual, Multidisciplinary Journal Of The Arts Section, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, Issn – 2350-1251.

Other

Dr. Rekha Nariwal

Department & Designation
Education, Associate Professor

Educational Qualification
Ph. D., B.Ed., M.A.

Research Interest:
Gender Issues

Achievements:
1. Acted As Ph. D. Examiner For North Orissa University, B. R. Ambedkar Muzzafarpur University, Bihar And Utkal University. Presented Numerous Papers.
2. Member Of Editorial Board Of Colloquium- The Peer-Reviewed Multilingual, Multidisciplinary Journal Of The Arts Section, The Bhawanipur Education Society College, Issn – 2350-1251.

Other

Dr. Debika Banerji

Department & Designation
Geography, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
Ph.D (Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan), M.Phil (Jawaharlal Nehru University), M.Sc (University Of Calcutta)

Research Interest:
Fluvial Geomorphology; Cultural And Social Geography; Cultural Landscape Studies.

Achievements:
• Qualified National Eligibility Test (Net) With Junior Research Fellowship (Jrf) 2011-2013.
• Upgraded To Senior Research Fellowship (Srf) 2014-2016.
• 3rd Rank Holder In M.Sc Examination From Presidency College, University Of Calcutta.
• Class Seminar Prize And Medal In 2nd And 3rd Year In Geography Honours From Loreto College.

Other

Ms. Pooja Sengupta

Department & Designation
Psychology, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
M.Phil. (Clinical Psychology), M.Sc. (Psychology)

Research Interest:
Child Psychology; Sports Psychology; Psychological Therapeutic Intervention; Psychoanalysis And Mental Health

Research Projects:
1. Project Fellow At Special Assistance Programme (Sap-Drs-I)
2. Project Assistant At Project On Compatibility (Abp Pvt Ltd.)

Achievements:
1. Chandrima Goswami Memorial Prize (2010)
2. Priyangshu Sekhar Bhattacharya Memorial Prize(2011)
3. Kulada Prasad Choudhury Memorial Prize(2011)
4. Saugatabasu Memorial Scholarship (2013)
5. Gold Medal (M.Sc In Psychology)
6. 1st Class 1st With Distinction (M.Phil. In Clinical Psychology)

Other

Ms. Vidisha Roy

Department & Designation
Psychology, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
M.A In Applied Psychology
Pursuing Ph.D.

Research Interest:
Mental Health & Well Being

Other

Mr. Arup Ratan Samajdar

Department & Designation
Film Studies, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
M.A. (Film Studies)

Research Interest:
Genre Films, Narrative Forms, Modernism, Post-Structuralist Film Theories

Research Projects:
M.A Dissertation On Generic Conventions Of Western In Other Genres

Other

Ms. Yashika Poddar

Department & Designation
Education, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
M.A.
Ph.D. (Pursuing)

Research Interest:
Educational Psychology, Education In Rural And Urban Areas

Achievements:
1. Received The Sarala Das Memorial Medal For Excellence In Academics And Research Studies
2. An Active Volunteer Of The United Nations India

Other

Ms. Raktima Ghosh

Department & Designation
Geography, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
M.Sc.

Research Interest:
Geomorphology, Geotectonics, Landscape Ecology

Achievements:
1. State Government Scholarship For Bachelor’s Degree.
2. Dst (Department Of Science And Technology)-Serb (Science & Engineering Research Board) Fellowship For The Major Project Research Project Entitled “Use Of Remote Sensing And Gis For Database Generation And Baseline Mapping Of Water-Stressed Areas Of Burdwan District, West Bengal.”

Sociology

Ms. Shreya Bhattacharya

Department & Designation
Sociology, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
M.Phil, M.A.
Pursuing Ph. D.

Research Interest:
Cultural Studies, Sociology Of Gender

Achievements:
1. Joint Editor Of ‘Cultural Gastros’ Isbn 978-81-930092-7-7.
2. Joint Convener On The Seminar On “Fashion Age And Society: Role Of Media In The Constitution Of Identities” (2017).
3. Joint Convener On The Seminar On “Food, Culture And Affiliations: A Sociological Passport To The World Of Palates”(2018)
4. Joint Convener Of The Talk On ‘Women Health And Hygiene’.

Sociology

Dr. Aniksha Roy

Department & Designation
Sociology, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualification
Ph. D., M.A.

Research Interest:
Political Sociology, Sociology Of Religion

Achievements:
1. Joint Editor Of ‘Cultural Gastros’ Isbn 978-81-930092-7-7.
2. Joint Convener Of A Seminar On Food, Culture And Affiliations: A Sociological Passport To The World Of Palates. (Feb 2018).

Sociology

Dr. Kamalini Mukherjee

Department & Designation
Department Of Sociology, Cwtt

Educational Qualification:
Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A.

Research Interest:
Sociology Of Gender & Sexuality, Subaltern Studies, Alternative Cultures

Journalism & Mass Com

Ms. Chalormi Mitra

Department & Designation
Journalism & Mass Communication, College Whole Time Teacher

Educational Qualifications:
M.A

Research Interest:
Narratives

CU Examinations 2020