I am a Professor of English at Temple University in Philadelphia, USA. My first book is Women and Resistance in Contemporary Bengali Cinema: A Freedom Incomplete (Routledge 2016). I have published critical articles in journals such as Quarterly Review of Film and Video, Jump Cut, South Asian History and Culture, Scritture Migranti, and Asiatic as also in anthologies such as The International Reception of T.S. Eliot and Transnational Asian American Literature: Sites and Transits. My short fiction has been published in Feminist Studies and Xavier Review. Originally from Kolkata, India, I am passionate about the poetry and philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Cinema Studies; American Literature; Women's Studies; Rhetoric and Composition
Travel and listening to the songs of Rabindranath Tagore.