Department of English
Dr. Siddhartha Chakraborti
|Qualification :||Phd (JNU), M.A. (JNU), B.A(Presidency, Kolkatta)|
|Designation :||Assistant Professor|
|Thrust Area :||Postcolonialism, Nationalism in India, Dalit Literature and Aesthetics, Gandhi and Gandhian Literature, Marxism in India, Translation Studies, Digital Humanities and Computer Gaming|
|Address :||D3, Naaz Residency, New Sir Syed Nagar, Aligarh 202002|
Siddhartha Chakraborti is an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of English, AMU.He has been an active researcher, with many publications and papers in areas ranging from postcolonialism, education studies, translation studies, digital humanities, Renaissance and Victorian literature. His PhD is in the area of how Postcolonialism has impacted the idea of Imagination. He has been a UGC SAP fellow in JNU, and has been involved in a UKIERI tri-nation project aimed at evolving a syllabus for computer gaming across cultures, in association with Bangor University, Wales, and West Virginia University, USA. He also has extensive teaching experience in the undergraduate level, in both JNU and Delhi University besides NMIMS, Mumbai where he has taught literary theory, popular culture as well as more traditional literature oriented subjects including Victorian literature, Restoration and Romanticism. He has done his undergraduate from Presidency College, Kolkata, and has been the university topper in his graduation from JNU. He has also had extensive seminar and conference experience, both in terms of organisation and presentation. He is a life member of the Indian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (IACLALS) and the Indian Association for the Study of Australia (IASA).