Dr. Antara Chatterjee

Associate Professor

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  • Academic
  • Research
  • Publications
  • Book Chapters
  • Books

    Academic Details

  • Assistant Professor, English, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IISER Bhopal, September 2016 - present
  • Ph.D., English Literature, University of Leeds, U.K
  • M.A (English), Jadavpur University
  • B.A (English Honours), Jadavpur University

  • Grants and Awards

  • Strauss fellowship at the Cedars-Sinai Center for Medicine, Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the CedarsSinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, United States, 2022
  • The 1947 Partition Archive - Tata Trusts Research grant, 2021
  • Associateship, UGC Inter-University Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, 2019 onwards
  • UGC Minor Research Project, 2016
  • Short-term research grant from the Charles Wallace India Trust, 2014
  • Foreign Travel Grant from the Indian Council of Historical Research, Ministry of HRD, Government of India, 2014
  • Overseas Research Scholarship (ORSAS) for doctoral research, funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), 2008-11
  • University of Leeds Tetley and Lupton Award for doctoral research, 2008-11

Research Interests

  • Postcolonial literature and theory
  • Indian writing in English
  • South Asian diasporic literature and cultures
  • Partition studies
  • Trauma and memory studies
  • Literary medical humanities
  • Environmental humanities

  • # Authors Title Journals Year
    1 Antara Chatterjee,Purbita Das (Re)thinking Suffering and Mourning through COVID-19 Photographs in India photographies (Taylor & Francis) 2023
    2 Antara Chatterjee,Soham Jorapur Book Review: Caste and partition in Bengal: the story of Dalit refugees, 1946–1961 Contemporary South Asia (Taylor and Francis) 2023
    3 Antara Chatterjee Reconfiguring Home Through Travel: The Poetics of Home, Displacement and Travel in Agha Shahid Ali’s Poetry Humanities 2020
    4 Antara Chatterjee Remembering Bangladesh: Tahmima Anam and the Recuperation of a Bangladeshi National Narrative in Diaspora' South Asian Review (Taylor& Francis) 2014
    Authors Editors Title Publisher Year
    Natasha Negi
    Antara Chatterjee
    Ina Seethaler
    Tripthi Pillai
    Writing the Dalit Transwoman: Caste and Queer Intersectionalities in India (Forthcoming) Routledge 2024
    Antara Chatterjee
    Sathyaraj Venkatesan
    Antara Chatterjee
    A David Lewis
    Brian Callender
    Caste in Epidemics in India: A Historical and Literary Reading Springer 2022
    Anu Susan Abraham
    Antara Chatterjee
    Shweta Khilnani
    Ritwick Bhattacharjee
    An Alternative Vision of Science: Intersections of Science, Sustainability and Feminism in Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain's Sultana's Dream Bloomsbury 2022
    Antara Chatterjee
    Maggie Awadalla
    Paul March-Russell
    ‘The Short Story in Articulating Diasporic Subje Palgrave Macmillan 2012
    Authors Editors Title Publisher Year
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    Sathyaraj Venkatesan
    Antara Chatterjee
    A David Lewis
    Brian Callender
    Pandemics and Epidemics in Cultural Representation Springer 2022