M.A., M.Phil

Assistant Professor

devalinawcc@gmail.com

Teaching & Research Interest

Calcutta University Undergraduate syllabus for English Honours and English General; Compulsory and Alternative English.
Areas of teaching: Anglo-Saxon period and Victorian period.
Drama: Marlowe and G.B. Shaw.
Poetry: Romantic, Victorian and World War I
Short Story and Novel: Indian, British and American
Area of Specialization: American Literature
Research Interest: Popular Literature, Culture Studies and American Literature

Publication

“Twin tales of Legal Fiction: Scott Turow’s Identical and William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors” in The International Journal of Culture, Literature and Criticism, Issue No: 14/October-2016, ISSN: 0976-1608. Editor Dr. Jyotsna Sinha

Netaji Subhash Open University Study Material BDP: EEG, Paper 2, Module 1 Unit 3, Module 4 Unit 1. March 2015

“O Come All Ye Faithful” (pp.223-231)in Nilanjana Gupta ed. Strangely Beloved: Writings on Calcutta. New Delhi: Rainlight, 2014. ISBN: 978-81-291-2927-7

Article “Literary Profiles” in Polyphonic Ensembles, Journal, Department of English, WCC. Issue No:2 in 2013

“Just for Fun: Changing Notions of Social Forms of Leisure” (pp.243-269) by Nilanjana Gupta and Devalina Gopalan in Locating Cultural Change: Theory, Method, Process. Edited by Partha Pratim Basu and Ipshita Chanda. New Delhi: Sage, 2011. ISBN:978-81-321-0576-3(HB)

Presentations

“Memory and Identity in a few Thrillers” in a UGC Sponsored Two-Day National Seminar on Interpretation of Memories: Literary, Psychological, Cultural and Historical Aspects. 2 December 2016
Special Lecture at Women’s Christian College NSS Unit celebration of International Human Rights Day, 10.12.2015

Classes on Scott Turow’s Presumed Innocent for the Crime Fiction optional course, UG&PG combined module, Feb 2014, Deptt. Of English, JU