Anish Bhattacharyya (PhD)

Present Position: Assistant Professor

Department of English, School of Liberal Arts and Culture Studies



  • Ph.D, Visva Bharati University
  • MA in English Literature, English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad
  • BA in English, Scottish Church College, University of Calcutta

Research Key Areas:

  • Postmodernism
  • Critical and Literary Theory
  • Popular Literature and Culture
  • Modernism


  • Research Scholar Visva Bharati University, 2014-2021.
  • Translated select political writings of Tagore under the guidance of Department of English and Other Modern European Languages, Visva Bharati.

Research Publication (s):

  • Number of research papers published in International and national refereed journals: 7
  • Number of research papers published in International peer-reviewed Scopus Proceedings: 1
  • Number of invited Book-Chapters: 1

Selected Publication (s):

  1. “Construction of ‘Limbo’ as Resistance: A Reading of Haruki Murakami’s Kafka on the Shore”, Journal of Science Fiction, Washington DC, hosted by the University of Maryland Libraries, Vol. 5, Issue 2, ISSN 2472-0837, May 2022.
  2. “A Portrait of the Artist underneath the Mask: A Study of Satyajit Ray’s Nayak”, Drishti: the Sight Journal, UGC CARE listed, Vol. XI, Issue – I, ISSN 2319-8281, May 2022 – October 2022.
  3. “Making New the Language of Love: A Comparative Study of Select works of T. S. Eliot and Haruki Murakami”, DUJES Journal, Vol. 30, ISSN 2581-7833, March 2022.
  4. “Frankenstein and Ackroyd: a Study of the Text as the Monster”, Rupkatha Journal, Scopus Indexed, ISSN 0975-2935, 2018.
  5. “The Scientific Grand Narrative in Select Contemporary American Science Fictions: A Utopian Dystopia”, Lapis Lazuli Journal, ISSN 2249-4529 SPRING 2019.
  6. “Facebook: The Mirror Projecting the Imagined Self, the Desire for Social Acceptance and the Site of Simulation.” Journal of the Department of English, University of Calcutta, ISSN 2249 4537, 2014-15.
  7. “Fashion and Roland Barthes: A Study of the Hat Motif in James Joyce’s Ulysses.” New Academia Journal, E-ISSN 2347-2073, Vol VI Issue III July 2017.
  8. “Rabindranath Tagore’s Treatment of Women and Death in Select Short Stories.” Muse India Journal, ISSN: 0975-1815, Issue 75 Sept – Oct 2017.
  9. “Journey from Dystopia to Egalitarianism: A Study of Veronica Roth’s Divergent Trilogy through the Postmodern Lens”, Reflection of the Growing Mind: Young Adult Literature and Culture, 2017, Avnel Press.

Research Advisor / Supervisor:

  • Post Graduate Thesis Advisor: 30 (Awarded)

Award/ Academic Recognition/ Major Professional Activity:

  • Reviewed a research paper for the LLIDS Journal (Eissn – 2457-0044)