Name: Dr. Antara Chatterjee
Designation: Assistant Professor
Research Area: English
Department: Humanities and Social Sciences
E-Mail: achatterjee
Phone: +91 755 269 2701

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

  • UGC Minor Research Project, 2016
  • Associateship Programme, UGC Inter-University Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, 2016-18
  • 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
  • UGC Junior Research Fellowship, Jadavpur University, 2004-06

Research Interest

  • 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



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