Department of English

Sl. No. Date (Most recent first) Nature of the Programme (Seminar / Conference / Workshop / Symposium) International / National / State-Level Funding Agency and Amount Received Title of the Seminar / Conference / Workshop
1 15.06.2021 Special Lecture (One Day) International DHWU “Hardy and His Men” by Dr. Tracy Hayes, Secretary, The Thomas Hardy Society, UK.
2 27.07.2020 & 28.07.2020 Two-Day Webinar on Google Meet National DHWU Negotiating Gender and Gaze
3 11.02.2020 Special Lecture (One Day) National DHWU “Tracking the American Literary Tradition and Re-reading For Whom the Bell Tolls” by Prof. SanjuktaDasgupta, Former Professor of English and Dean of Arts, University of Calcutta.
4 30.07.2019 Commemoration of George Eliot and J. S. Mill, official release of the first departmental publication, and Special Lectures (One Day) International DHWU Commemoration of George Eliot´s Bicentenary and the Sesquicentenary of John Stuart Mill´s The Subjection of Women (1869), and official release of the first departmental publication on Emily Brontë by Honourable Vice Chancellor.

Special Lectures: “Houses, Heights, Parks: The centrality of Property in Victorian Literature” – by Prof. Nandini Bhattacharya, Professor, Department of English and Culture Studies, University of Burdwan.

“Reading as Women: Wilkie Collins and J. S. Mill” – by Dr.Sunayani Bhattacharya, Assistant Professor of English, St. Mary´s College of California, CA, USA.
5 30.03.2019 Special Lecture (One Day) National DHWU “Of (M)Otherlands and Boat-Brothers: Hybridity, Difference and the Nation in Postcolonial Caribbean Literature” - by Dr.Nilanjana Deb, Associate Professor, Department of English, Jadavpur University.
6 22.01.2019 Special Lecture (One Day) International DHWU “Women´s Issues in the Hicky´s Gazette” – by Andrew Otis, author of Hicky´s Bengal Gazette: The Untold Story of India´s First Newspaper.
7 16.11.2018 Symposium (One Day) National “The World within I Doubly Prize . . .”: Reassessing Emily Brontë at 200.
8 10.10.2018 Special Lecture (One Day) National DHWU “TheEnlightenment and the Contexts of Restoration and Augustan Literature” – by Prof. Jayati Gupta, National Fellow, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, and Former Professor of English, WestBengal State University.
9 27.07.2018 Special Lecture (One Day) National “Mythical and Spiritual Overtones in T. S. Eliot´s The Waste Land” – by Prof. Sumita Roy, Former Professor, Osmania University, Hyderabad.
10 21.02.2018 Special Lecture (One Day) International DHWU “Folklore and Science: The Mother of My Eyes” – by Prof. Rosemarie Morgan, Former Professor of English, Yale University, USA.
11 21.09.2017 Special Lecture (One Day) National DHWU “Simplifying Theory” – by Prof. SubirDhar, Former Professor of English, RabindraBharati University.
12 04.09.2017 Special Lecture (One Day) National DHWU “Why Masculinity Studies” – by Prof. Niladri R. Chatterjee, Professor, Department of English, University of Kalyani.
13 04.05.2017 Special Lectures (One Day) National DHWU “Post-Nationalism: The New Debates” – by Prof. Krishna Sen, Former Professor, Department of English, University of Calcutta.

And “The Novel” – by Prof. Nandini Bhattacharya, Professor, Department of English and Culture Studies, University of Burdwan.
14 04.10.2016 Special Lecture (One Day) National DHWU “Feminisms” – by Dr.ArpitaChattarajMukhopadhyay, Associate Professor, Department of English and Culture Studies, University of Burdwan.