Avishek Ganguly is on leave for the winter and spring semesters, 2014.
Ganguly is Assistant Professor of English at RISD. He was educated in India and
the United States.
Academic Research/Areas of Interest
Avishek Ganguly's research and
teaching interests are in modern and contemporary drama, post-Colonial
and Anglophone literatures, the cultures of cities, and literary and
cultural theory including globalization and translation studies. In his
dissertation, he studied the role of translation as dramatic technique
and political instrument across several texts of contemporary drama and
theater from India, England, Ireland and Nigeria. He is interested in
exploring the ways in which collectivity gets imagined in contemporary
literary-dramatic texts. He is also engaged in working out a South Asia
based comparative approach in his work. His most recent publication in
this area is an essay titled “Politics and Periodicals in 1960s India,”
forthcoming in an edited volume 1968 and the Third World (New York and
Oxford: Berghahn Press).
- BA, Calcutta University
- MA, Jawaharlal Nehru University
- PHD, Columbia University
LITERATURE SEM: DESIGN IN WORDS
SEM: GLOBAL ENGLISHES