Dr Nabanita Chakraborty

Assistant Professor | Department of English Contact (Off.): +91-11-27667458 Contact (Res. / Mob.): 9968253823 Email Address : cnita.in@gmail.com

Specialization Early Modern English Studies, Political Theory, Rhetorical Studies

Career Profile 11 years

Subjects taught English Literature, English Language and Communication Skills

Administrative Assignments Teacher in Charge, Department of English, 2017-2018 Co-Convener, Admission Committee (Arts and Commerce), 2016

Thesis "Rhetoric of Love and Politics of Power: Speeches and Writings of Queen Elizabeth I", regd. 2011, submitted 2016, yet to be awarded.

Books \'Politics of Language and Silence: Bengali Muslim Diaspora in Monica Ali\'s Brick Lane\', Through the Diasporic Lens (Authorspress, 2017) ISBN 978-93-5207-524-9

Journals Articles 1. 'Politics of Equivocation and Deferral: Queen Elizabeth I and the Execution of Queen Mary of Scotland', Rupkatha Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, Vol VIII, No 4, 2016 (ISSN: 0975-2935). 2."Identity, diaspora and return in American literature" Diaspora Studies (Routledge, 2015) ISSN: 0973-9572.

Conference/ Symposium etc. Paper Presented Paper Presentations in national and international conferences: 1. ˜Rhetoric of Memory, Politics of Identity: A Study of Elif Shafaq\'s The Bastard of Istanbul\', UGC sponsored seminar titled Trauma: Memory and History in Literature organized by Ramanujan College, University of Delhi on April 8-9, 2016. 2.‘Rhetoric of Memory and Silence: A Study of Partition Literature of Bengal’ in a UGC sponsored national conference on ‘Migration and Identity: The Urban Subject’ held by Daulat Ram College, University of Delhi on January 28 - 29, 2016. 3.“ Rhetoric of Sprezzatura and the Fashioning of an Elizabethan Courtier’ in a conference on ‘Renaissance Self-Fashioning to Digital Self-Fashioning’ PGDAV College, University of Delhi on January 12, 2016. 4.‘‘Here is my Space’: Rhetorical Performance on the Streets of Alexandria in Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra” in a national seminar organized by Shakespeare Society of India, March 20, 2015. 5.‘Reading Silence in History: An Alternative approach to Historiography’ in a National Seminar titled ‘Intersections: History and Literature’Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, University of Delhi on March 11-12, 2014. 6. “‘An Answer Answerless’: Queen Elizabeth I’s Political Rhetoric’”, International Society for the History of Rhetoric (ISHR) held in Chicago in July, 2013.

Workshop/ Conference/ Symposium ATTENDED 1. Organised a workshop on \'Women and Law\' for GE students of \'Women and Empowerment\' course in Hansraj College, Nov 8, 2016. 2. Organised Faculty Development Workshop for English teachers on \'Research Methodology: An Interdisciplinary Approach\' on January 20-21, 2017 in Hansraj College.

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