Dr. Anandita Pan

Assistant Professor

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  • Academic
  • Research
  • Publications
  • Teaching
  • Book Chapters
  • Books

    Academic Details

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IISER Bhopal.
  • Ph.D., English Literature, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
  • M.A., English Literature, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • B.A. (Hons.), English Literature, Visva Bharati University, West Bengal.

  • Grants and Awards

  • President's Best Paper Award, XVI National Conference on Women's Studies, organized by Indian Association for Women's Studies, 28-31 January 2020.
  • Visiting Faculty at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ranchi. October 2021 - January 2022.

Research Interests

  • During my doctoral studies,I have worked extensively on caste and gender in India.In the coming years I intend to broaden myresearch in the areasof gender and cultural studies with special emphasis on sexuality andrepresentation inliterature, oral, visual and popular media. I am interested to understand how gender canbe used as a praxis vis-a-vis other emancipatory epistemologies to provide a more holisticsolution to the ongoing problematics of equality and discrimination.
  • Feminist Theory
  • Gender and Labour
  • Gender and Science
  • Gender and Caste
  • Sexuality Studies
  • Subaltern Studies
  • Dalit Studies
  • Literature and Films
  • Literary Theory and Criticism

  • Literature and Gender
  • Conceptualizing Marginality in/of Literature
  • Indian Science Fiction
  • Women in India: Concepts and Postulations
  • Making History, Marking History
  • English for Communication

  • # Authors Title Journals Year
    1 Anandita Pan Gender, Caste, and Subjectivity: Revisiting the #MeToo Movement in India Feminist Encounters: A Journal of Critical Studies in Culture and Politics 2023
    2 Anandita Pan Counting the Numbers: Nationalism and the Question of Surplus Women Indian Journal of Gender Studies (Sage) 2023
    3 Anandita Pan,Debika Banerjee Kolkata’s Foodscape: the Evolution of ‘the Calcutta palate’ Romanian Journal of Indian Studies 2022
    4 Anandita Pan Word, Books, and the World: Towards an Anti-Caste Pedagogy Contemporary Voice of Dalit (Sage) 2022
    5 Anandita Pan At the Limits of Cure (Review Article) Contemporary South Asia (Taylor and Francis) 2022
    6 Anandita Pan Mapping Dalit Feminism Live Encounters 2021
    7 Anandita Pan Constructing the Nationalist Subject: Caste and Gender in Tagore’s Chandalika Economic and Political Weekly 2021
    8 Anandita Pan Unlimited Girls: A Viewer's Guide to Feminism Feminism in India 2020
    9 Anandita Pan Embracing Difference: Towards A Standpoint Praxis in Dalit Feminism South Asian Review (Taylor and Francis) 2019
    10 Anandita Pan Dalit Women in Mutation: The Birth of a New Social Organism Contemporary Voice of Dalit (Sage) 2018
    11 Anandita Pan Politics of Coercion and Consent: Searching for Dalit Patriarchy The Visva Bharati Quarterly 2016
    12 Anandita Pan Now the Powerless Speaks: A Study of Bama’s Sangati and Baby Kamble’s The Prisons We Broke from a Dalit Feminist Standpoint ACAS 2015
    Authors Editors Title Publisher Year
    Anandita Pan
    Jennifer C Nash
    Samanth Pinto
    Interrogating Caste, Gender and Citizenship in Post-Partition Bengal Routledge 2023
    Authors Editors Title Publisher Year
    Anandita Pan
    Sreenath VS
    Anandita Pan
    Punnya Rajendran
    Aesthetics in India: Transitions and Transformations (Forthcoming) Orient Blackswan 2023
    Anandita Pan
    Anandita Pan
    Mapping Dalit Feminism: Towards An Intersectional Sage 2020