Assistant Professor

Dr Partha Bhattacharjee

Department of English

Interests

  1. Comics and Graphic Narratives
  2. Gender Studies
  3. Memory and Trauma Studies

Education

2010

The University of Burdwan,
India
BA (Hons.) in English

2012

The University of Burdwan,
India
MA in English

2015

The University of Burdwan,
India
MPhil

2019

Indian Institute of Technology Patna,
India
PhD

Experience

  • 4th July 2022 – till date- Assistant Professor of English (Grade I), Department of English, SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh
  • 17th July 2019 – 30th June 2022- Assistant Professor of English (Grade I)- Amity Institute of English Studies & Research, Amity University, Patna
  • 11th Sept 2014 – 15th Sept 2016- Lecturer in English in Srikrishna College, Bagula (Near Krishnagar), Nadia, West Bengal

Research Interest

  • South Asian Comics and Graphic Narratives
  • Autobiographical Comics
  • Autobiography Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Trauma and Post-memory Studies

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2018 – IIT Patna Travel Grant to present paper at the University of Florida
  • 2018 – IIT Patna Travel Grant to present paper at South Central Modern Language Association
  • 2018 – Senior Research Fellowship – MHRD, Govt. of India through IIT Patna
  • 2016 – Junior Research Fellowship - MHRD, Govt. of India through IIT Patna

Memberships

  • Postcolonial Studies Association
  • Comics Studies Society

Publications

    • Badar, Haleema, and Partha Bhattacharjee. “Interview with Ikroop Sandhu.” Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics (Taylor & Francis), 2022, https://doi.org/10.1080/21504857.2022.2109705 . (Scopus Indexed).
    • Spit bubbles, speech bubbles, and COVID-19: Creating comics in the age of post-infection India - Bhattacharjee, Partha, and Priyanka Tripathi. Journal of Visual Communication in Medicine (Taylor & Francis) (2022).https://doi.org/10.1080/17453054.2022.2037408. PMID: 35188036, ISSN / eISSN: 1745-3054 / 1745-3062, ESCI, IF – 0.65. (Scopus Indexed)
    • Penning the Pain of Partition: Refugee Camp Narratives in Indian Comics - Bhattacharjee, Partha, and Priyanka Tripathi. Studies in Comics 12(2),(2021). (Forthcoming), ISSN 20403232, ONLINE ISSN 20403240, ESCI, IF – 0.06. (Scopus Indexed)
    • Performance beyond the Panel: (S)exploitation and Trafficking in Ram Devineni’s Priya and the Lost Girls - Bhattacharjee, Partha, and Priyanka Tripathi Journal of Gender Studies (Taylor & Francis) 31(6) 712 – 725 (2022) https://doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2021.1950660, Print ISSN: 0958-9236 Online ISSN: 1465-3869, SSCI, IF – 2.539. (Scopus Indexed)
    • What is Translated; What is not Translated: Studying the Translation Process of Select Bengali Dalit Short Stories - Pal, Bidisha, and Partha Bhattacharjee The Translator (Taylor & Francis) (2021) https://doi.org/10.1080/13556509.2021.1894763, ISSN / eISSN: 1355-6509 / 1757-0409, SSCI, IF – 0.39. (Scopus Indexed)
    • Gendered and Casteist Body: Cast(e)ing and Castigating the Female Body in select Bollywood Films - Pal, Bidisha, Partha Bhattacharjee, and Priyanka Tripathi Journal of International Women’s Studies, 22(10) 57 – 67 (2021) https://vc.bridgew.edu/jiws/vol22/iss10/6 (Scopus Indexed)
    • The Social Struggle: Deconstructing the Dalit Subalternity in Omprakash Valmiki’s Joothan: A Dalit's Life - Bhattacharjee, Partha, and Priyanka Tripathi. IUP Journal of English Studies, 14 (1), 34 – 41 (2019) (Scopus Indexed).
    • When a Violated Body Strikes/Writes Back: Unveiling the Violence in Meena Kandasamy’s When I Hit You: Or, a Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife - Bhattacharjee, Partha, and Priyanka Tripathi, The Atlantic Literary Review, 20 (2), 47 – 63, (2019)
    • Discovering the Self: In Conversation with Dyuti Mittal - Bhattacharjee, Partha, and Priyanka Tripathi, Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics (Taylor & Francis), 12(6), 2021, 1385-1398, https://doi.org/10.1080/21504857.2021.2010998. (Scopus Indexed).
    • “The problem of gender violence in India… was not a legal problem, but a cultural problem”: a conversation with comics creator Ram Devineni” - Bhattacharjee, Partha, and Priyanka Tripathi, Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics (Taylor & Francis), 2021, https://doi.org/10.1080/21504857.2021.1918736. (Scopus Indexed).
    • “Integrating Medical Education with Graphic Narration: Interview with Dr. Priyanga Singh.” Bhattacharjee, Partha, and Priyanka Tripathi, Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics (Taylor & Francis), 13(3), 460 – 473, (2022), https://doi.org/10.1080/21504857.2020.1870513.(Scopus Indexed).
    • “Interview with Argha Manna.” Bhattacharjee, Partha, and Priyanka Tripathi, Studies in Comics, 11(2), (2020), pp. 415–431, https://doi.org/10.1386/stic_00038_7. (Scopus Indexed).
    • “My methodology is friendship; my lens is feminist”: Interview with Nicola Streeten” - Bhattacharjee, Partha, and Priyanka Tripathi Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics (Taylor & Francis), 13(1), 2022, pp. 149 – 155, https://doi.org/10.1080/21504857.2020.1863240. (Scopus Indexed).
    • “My drawing enables my catharsis...”: In Conversation with Sarah Lightman.” Bhattacharjee, Partha, and Priyanka Tripathi, Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, (Taylor & Francis), 12(5), 2021, pp. 1212-1223. doi.org/10.1080/21504857.2020.1793789. (Scopus Indexed).
    • Bhattacharjee, Partha, and Bidisha Pal. “En route to the Land of the OTHER: Locating the Coloniser’s Gaze in Hergé’s Tintin in Tibet.” Tintin in Tibet by Herge: A Critical Companion, edited by Arunima Chanda and Samrat Sengupta, Worldview Publications, 2021, pp. 91–100. Link: https://www.amazon.in/dp/9382267727/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=anurima%20chanda&qid=1613410211&sr=8-4&fbclid=IwAR37sglwPpkiGd4zrGTgLy6UQwh0zLzvPgeior9HA_kiC-43dQ-K58-cBhY
    • Bhattacharjee, Partha, and Priyanka Tripathi. “Bridging the Gutter: Cultural Construction of Gender Sensitivity in Indian Graphic Narratives after Nirbhaya.” Performativity, Cultural Construction, and the Graphic Narrative (Routledge Advances in Comics Studies), edited by Susanna Hoeness-Krupsaw and Leigh Anne Howard, Routledge, 2019, pp. 171-186.
      https://www.routledge.com/Performativity-Cultural-Construction-and-the-Graphic-Narrative/Howard-Hoeness-Krupsaw/p/book/9780367217969
    • Pal, Bidisha, and Partha Bhattacharjee. “Bengali Dalit Discourse as Translational Activism: Studying a Dalit Autobiography.” The Routledge Handbook of Translation and Activism, edited by Kayvan Tahmasebian and Rebecca Ruth Gould, Routledge, 2020, pp. 380-393.
      https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-of-Translation-and-Activism/Gould-Tahmasebian/p/book/9781138555686#toc

Journal Reviewer

  • Feminist Media Studies (Taylor & Francis)
  • Journal of Gender Studies (Taylor & Francis)
  • Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics (Taylor & Francis)
  • Journal of Human Trafficking (Taylor & Francis)
  • Violence and Gender
  • Journal of International Women's Studies (Bridgewater State University)
  • Feminist Encounters: A Journal of Critical Studies in Culture and Politics

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