M.A, M.Phil

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
adharshila.chatterjee@gmail.com

Teaching & Research Interest

Gender Studies
Postcolonial Theories
Trauma Studies
South African Apartheid Literature
American Literature
Cultural Studies

Publication

“The Voyeur Effect: Pleasure and Violence in Film and Fiction”. Netaji Nagar Journal of English Literature and Language, Volume II, January 2014. ISSN: 2320-4109.

“Bring Up the Bodies: Imaging and Imagining the Violent Bodies in American Psycho and the Hannibal Lecter Series.” The Criterion, Volume 6, Issue 3. June 2015. ISSN: 0976-8165.

“Oh, It Hurts So Good: A Psychosocial Reading on Sadomasochism, Criminality and Violence.” The Apollonian, Volume 2 Issue 3, December 2015. ISSN: 2393-9001.

“Fantastic Bodies and Where to Find Them: Representational Politics of Queer Bodies in Popular Media.” The Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies, Volume 8, No. 3, August 2016. ISSN: 0975-2935

Presentations

Presented an original research paper at the two-day International Seminar on EXPLORING TRAUMA: INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES, organised by the Department of English, University of Gour Banga in collaboration with the British Council, held on 28-29 January 2016, at University of Gour Banga.

Presented an original research Paper at the three-day UGC Assisted DRS (SAP III) Phase-III Seminar on CONNECTING TEXTS: LITERATURE, THEATRE AND CINEMA, organised by the Department of English, University of Calcutta, held on 23rd -25th March 2015.

Presented an original research paper at the two-day BESC International Seminar on REVISITING THE WORLD WARS: HISTORICAL/ CULTURAL REPRESENTATIONS, organised by Bhawanipur Education Society College in collaboration with University of Calcutta, held on 16th-17th December 2014.

Presented an original research paper, on 10th december 2013, in the UGC-sponsored National Seminar on POPULAR CULTURAL AND THE ‘TEXT’ OF ENGAGING THE ‘MASSES’, organised jointly by Jadavpur University and the Department of English, Netaji Nagar College, Kolkata, held at Netaji Nagar College.