Faculty Member

Somdatta Mandal
Professor & Head of English




Date of Birth 5th July, 1954

Department of English & Other Modern European Languages,
Santiniketan 731 235

Residence: FD-462/4 Salt Lake, Sector III, Kolkata-700106

E-mail: somdattam@gmail.com/somdatta_mandal@yahoo.com

Landline: nil

Mobile: +91 94341 32556

Academic Qualification:
Doctor of Philosophy in English, 2001, Jadavpur University, Kolkata Dissertation: "Interrelations: Film and Fiction: Cinematic Themes and Techniques in the Fiction of William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald." Comprehensive Areas: Film Theories, Modernism, Narrative techniques, Hollywood, screenwriting Supervisor: Dr. Indrani Haldar Master of Philosophy in English, 1985, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Dissertation: "Magnificent Obsession: The Cinema and F. Scott Fitzgerald's Fiction" Master of Arts in English, 1976 (held in 1978), University of Calcutta, India. Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English, 1974, University of Calcutta, India. Indian School Certificate (University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate) in 1971..

Research Areas:
Translation; South Asian Writing in English; American and Canadian Literature; Multiculturalism and the American Context; Literature and culture of the Asian diaspora ; Colonialism/ Postcolonialism; Women's studies; Film and media studies, Travel Narratives

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