BA in English, Jadavpur University
MA in English, Jadavpur University
PhD in English, University of Toronto
PhD in Musicology, Stanford University (ongoing)
Post-doctoral Teaching Fellow, Department of English, University of British Columbia
Assistant Professor, Department of English, Presidency University (Kolkata), India
Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (on lien from Presidency University)
Adaptation Studies, Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama, European Literature, 19th-Century Bengali Literature, Literature and Other Arts, Translation Studies, World Literature, Historical Musicology & Ethnomusicology, Ferdinand de Saussure, Mikhail Bakhtin, Ecocriticism
International Shakespeares: The Poetics andPolitics of Reception and Adaptation in Nineteenth-Century India and Europe (under contract with Routledge).
1. “Brünnhilde, the Aryan Sati: Wagner and German Orientalism.” The Wagner Journal 4.3 (2010): 27-42.
2. “Maqbool by Vishal Bhardwaj.”Asian Shakespeares on Screen: Two Films in Perspective. Special issue, edited by Alexander C. Y. Huang. Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation 4.2 (2009). 9 May 2010.
3. “Women in post-Independence Bengal: Mahanagar by Narendranath Mitra and Satyajit Ray.” “Face(t)s of Woman: Gender in the Indian Cultural Context.” Intersections: Gender and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific 22 (2009). 27 Oct 2009.
4. “The Art Song and Tagore: Settings by Western Composers.”University of Toronto Quarterly 77.4 (2008): 1110-1132.
1. “Colonial Education and Literary Self-Fashioning in Nineteenth-Century Bengal: The Career and Legacy of Michael Madhusudan Datta.” Accepted for publication in The Wiley Blackwell Companion to World Literature, ed. Ken Seigneurie, vol. 5 (Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming).
2. “Orientalism and Beyond: Tagore, Foulds, and Cross-Cultural Exchanges between Indian and Western Musicians.” Studies on a Global History of Music: A Balzan Musicology Project. SOAS Musicology Series. Ed. Reinhard Strohm. Abingdon: Routledge, 2018. 274-307.
3. “Rabindranath Tagore and Musical Modernity in Early Twentieth-Century Bengal.”Essays on Music and Language in Modernist Literature: Musical Modernism. Ed. Katherine O’Callaghan. New York and London: Routledge, 2018. 126-139.
4. “Sangeet, Srijanishakti, ebong Soundarya.” [Music, Creativity, and Beauty.] Trans. Tapan Roy. Rabindranath-Einstein: Ek Amimangshito Sanlap [Rabindranath-Einstein: An Inconclusive Conversation]. Ed. Sanjib Mukhopadhyay. Kolkata: Sahitya Samsad, 2014. 275-279.
5. “Shakespeare Reception in France: The Case of Ambroise Thomas’s Hamlet.”Shakespeare and the Culture of Romanticism. Ed. Joseph Ortiz. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2013. 183-204.
6. “The Art Song and Tagore: Settings by Western Composers.” Rabindranath Tagore: Reclaiming a Cultural Icon. Ed. Kathleen and Joseph T. O’Connell. Kolkata: Visva-Bharati UP, 2009. 148-173 (Rpt. of article published in University of Toronto Quarterly).
7. “Wagner in The Waste Land.”Interrelations. Ed. Indrani Haldar. Kolkata: Macmillan India, 2003. 52-59.
1. Rev. of From Creole to Standard: Shakespeare, Language, and Literature in a Postcolonial Context by Roshni Mooneeram. Comparative Literature Studies 49.4 (2012): 646-650.
2. Rev. of Macbeth Multiplied: Negotiating Historical and Medial Difference between Shakespeare and Verdi by Christoph Clausen. Comparative Literature Studies 44.4 (2007): 521-523.
1. “From Quarter-tones to the Big Bang: The Music of Naresh Sohal.” Article accepted for publication by the Editorial Board of the Balzan International Research Project: Towards a Global History of Music (Oxford Research Archives, forthcoming).
2. “World War 1 and the Reception of Jazz in Europe.” Jadavpur University Society for American Studies (JUSAS) Weblog, Kolkata, India (2015). 23 September 2015.
3. “Challenging Stereotypes across Race and Religion: Ira Aldridge and Giuseppe Verdi as Interpreters of Shakespeare’s Venetian Plays.”
JUSAS Weblog, Kolkata, India (2013). 15 January 2014.
4. “Negro Spirituals.”JUSAS Newsletter, Kolkata, India (1999): 18-26.
1. Translations of Selected Writings in Bengali on Theatre by Girish Chandra Ghosh, Sisir Kumar Bhaduri, and Binodini Dasi.
A Poetics of Modernity: Indian Theatre Theory, 1850 to the Present. Ed. Aparna Bhargava Dharwadker. New Delhi: Oxford UP, 2019. 42-48, 79-89,14 9-154.
Stanford Mellon Doctoral Fellowship, Stanford University
Steven Wisch Fellowship, Stanford University
Graduate Student Research Fellowship, Center for South Asia, Stanford University
Residency, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
Research Visitorship, Balzan Foundation, for the project, “Towards a Global History of Music,” under the leadership of Professor Reinhard Strohm
Stanford Interdisciplinary Graduate Fellowship
Stanford University Fellowship and Teaching Assistantship
University of British Columbia Post-doctoral Teaching Fellowship
George C. Metcalf Research Grant, Victoria College, University of Toronto
Sir Val Duncan Award, University of Toronto
Non-resident Junior Fellowship & Frederic Hudd Scholarship, Massey College, University of Toronto
University of Toronto Fellowship and Teaching Assistantship
Paul Foundation Award (India) for doctoral studies abroad
Hedy King Robinson International Award for Distinction in Theory of Music, Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, U.K.
National Scholarship, Government of India (full tuition fees for graduate studies)