Assistant Professor

Dr. Nibedita Bandyopadhyay

Department of English


  1. Environmental Humanities
  2. Postcolonial Ecocriticism
  3. Discourse of Environmental Justice and Narratives of the Global South



The University of Burdwan


Banaras Hindu University


IIT Kanpur


  • August 1, 2012-July 15, 2013 - Guest Lecturer | Bejoy Narrayan Mahavidyalaya Itachuna, West Bengal
  • December 31, 2015-June 29, 2016 - Tutor of Communicative English (COM 200) | IIT Kanpur

Research Interest

  • Postcolonial Ecocritical Analysis of Narratives of the Global South
  • Literature from India, America, New Mexico, Africa and the Pacific Islands
  • Ecofeminism, Toxic Discourse, Discourse of Ecological Rights
  • Thesis Title: “Environmentalism of the Marginalised: A Postcolonial Ecocritical Analysis of Select Narratives of the Global South”

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2012 - Junior Research Fellowship – University Grant Commission of India
  • 2016 - Travel Grant for Conference Presentation at Denver, USA-American Studies Association, Washington DC, USA
  • 2017 - Tuition Award-School of Criticism and Theory Cornell University, Ithaca, New York


  • American studies Association, USA
  • Postcolonial Studies Association, UK
  • Modern Language Association, USA


  • “The Green Sleuth: An Analysis of the Environmentalism in the Selected Detective Fictions of Sunil Gangopadhyay”- Nibedita Bandyopadhyay (single author)- Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism, by Taylor and Francis: Routledge, UK, 22 (1), 1-11 (2018)
  • Book chapter: “The Saga of the subalterns amidst Resource Crisis”- Nibedita Bandyopadhyay (Single Author)- Narratives of Environmental Challenges in Brazil and India: Losing Nature, by Lexington, USA, 1-11 (2018 forthcoming)
  • “The Plurality and Playfulness of Provincial Writing: A Review of Modernity and provincial Writing: The Case of Manoj Das”- Nibedita Bandyopadhyay (single author)-Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, 9(1), 350-354 (2017)
  • Book Chapter: “Mapping the Female Territory: An Ecofeminist Approach to Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of King Lear”-Nibedita Bandyopadhyay (single author)-Conscious Re-imaginings of Shakespeare’s Plays, 159-165 (2017)
  • “An Ecofeminist Analysis of Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus”-Nibedita Bandyopadhyay (Single Author)-Yearly Shakespeare, 16(16): 1-8 (2018)
  • Book Chapter: “An Analysis of William Gibson’s Count Zero as a Cyberpunk Fiction”-Nibedita Bandyopadhyay (Single Author)-Dialogia:An Anthology of Critical Ideas, 31-39 (2015)

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