Graduate Students

Rudrani Gangopadhyay

Gangopadhyay

Graduate Fellow - 2nd Year
Comparative Literature
15 Seminary Place
College Avenue Campus
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Research Interests:
Diaspora and migration studies, south asian studies, intersection of literary and visual cultures, translation studies, popular culture, digital humanities 

 

Honors/Awards:
Rutgers Graduate Essay Award in Cinema Studies, 2017.
Rutgers Conference Travel Award, 2017. 
Rutgers Excellence Fellowship, 2016. 
1947 Partition Archive Story Scholar Fellowship, 2014-2015. 
Jadavpur University Department of English Center for Advanced Study Fellowship, 2014-2015. 

 

Publications:
- “Finding Oneself On Board the Ibis in Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies.” WSQ: At Sea Volume 45, No. 1-2 (Spring/Summer 2017). 
- “Teaching Shakespeare in Bengal” in Shakespeare in India: Criticism, Translation and Performance. Ed. Debayan Deb Barman (September 2016). 
- “The Cyborg Prophecy: Reading between Asimov’s Lines.” Mejo: The MELOW Journal of World Literature (July 2016) 
Reprinted as a chapter in the book Literature, Society and Politics: Selected Essays. Ed. Manju Jaidka and Manpreet Kang (February 2017)
- “The 'Woman' of the Crowd: Exploring Female Flânerie.” The Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (July 2015)
- “The Body of the Condemned: Examining Gender Violence during the Partition in Manto’s Works.” Contemporary Literary Review of India (2015).