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Dasgupta, Sanjukta

Sanjukta Dasgupta Former Head, Dept of English and Former Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India

Sanjukta Dasgupta, Professor and Former Head, Department of English and currently Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Calcutta, is a critic, translator, and a poet. She has published in journals in India and abroad. Her awards and grants include the British Council Charles Wallace Scholar grant, Fulbright Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Associate Fellow at Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, etc. She participated in the fifi rst Writers’ and Literary Translators’ International Congress (WALTIC) at Stockholm and also served as Chairperson for the Commonwealth Writers Prize (Eurasia region), organized by the Commonwealth Foundation, UK. Professor Dasgupta is the Managing Editor of FAMILIES: A Journal of Representations and Assistant Editor of Journal of Women’s Studies, Calcutta University.

Her books include:
·         The Novels of Huxley and Hemingway: A Study in Two Planes of Reality (1996); and
·         The Indian Family in Transition (co-edited, 2007).