Name: Dr. Anuparna Mukherjee
Designation: Assistant Professor
Research Area: English
Department: Humanities and Social Sciences
E-Mail: anuparna[AT]
Phone: +91 755 269 2711

Academic Details

  • PhD, Australian National University
  • M. Phil, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad
  • M.A. in English Literature, Presidency College, University of Calcutta
  • B.A. in English Literature, Presidency College, University of Calcutta

Employment and Professional Detail

  • Assistant Professor, English, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IISER Bhopal, December 2019 - present
  • Assistant Professor of English in the faculty of Arts and Social Studies, St. Xavier's University Kolkata, July 2019-December 2019.
  • Written self-learning module (M.A. in English, Part II) for the Directorate of Distance Education (DDE), Vidyasagar University (2019)
  • In 2017, tutored the course on "Writing in the Public Sphere" in the School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics at ANU.

Scholarships, Grants & Awards

  • The Australian National University HDR Tuition Fee Scholarship (2014-2018)
  • The Australian National University Living Expense Scholarship (2014-2018)
  • ANU Senior Residential Scholarship (2017)
  • Recipient of the ACLA (The American Comparative Literature Association) Travel Grant, 2019.
  • Selected by The Australian National University to be a part of their six-member team, representing ANU at the Cambridge AHRC DTP Conference (14-17 September 2016) at Peterhouse, Cambridge, jointly funded by the University of Cambridge and The Australian National University.
  • Awarded the ANU Vice-Chancellor's HDR Travel Grant for overseas research and conference in 2015
  • Runner Up at the Three-Minute Thesis Competition, organized by the College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS), ANU in 2017.


  • Memory Studies with specific focus on nostalgia and trauma
  • Colonial Modernity
  • Indian Modernisms
  • Literatures on city and the urban space
  • Literature of displacement and migration with special focus on the Bengal Partition
  • Bengali literature
  • Affect Studies
  • Postcolonialism
  • Translation.


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