Dr. Madhumita Roy

Present Position: Assistant Professor

Department of English, School of Liberal Arts and Culture Studies

E-mail: madhumita.roy@adamasuniversity.ac.in


  • D., Department of English, Visva-Bharati
  • A. in English, Visva-Bharati
  • A. in English, University of Burdwan

Research Key Areas:

  • Tagore Studies
  • History of Science
  • Nineteenth Century Bengal

Research Highlights:

  • Worked as a research assistant in the Kalanukramik Rabindra Rachanavali Project from August, 2010 to May, 2012 in Rabindra-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati.
  • Assisted in the compilation of the Collector’s Edition of Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore, published from Rabindra Bhavana, Visva-Bharati in 2012, and edited by Prof. Tapati Mukhopadhyay and Prof. Amrit Sen.
  • Provided research assistance to the eminent historian, Prof. Uma Dasgupta, India Institute for Advanced Studies, Simla for the National Project: “Early World of Visva-Bharati – Santiniketan: Charles Andrews, Rabindranath Tagore, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru” from August 24, 2012 – December, 2013. Kinds of assistance provided: Library-Based, and Archival Research.
  • Worked as a DRS Project Fellow in the Department of English, Visva-Bharati from March, 2017 to January, 2019.


  • Worked as a Guest Teacher in the Department of English, Visva-Bharati from January, 2019-August, 2019
  • Working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Adamas University since 4 September, 2019.

Research Publication (s):

  • Number of research papers published in International/National journals: 10
  • Number of Book-Chapters: 01,
  • Articles in Seminar Proceeding: 03

Selected Publication (s):

  1. Roy Madhumita, “Scripting Women in Three Short Stories of Tagore” Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, (Vol. 2, No. 4, 2010, pp. 596-604), ISSN: 0975-2935. Web. (Scopus Indexed)
  2. Roy Madhumita, “Locating Woman’s Scripting in Tagore’s Short Stories” Ms Academic, (Vol. 1, No. 1, Nov.2010, pp. 63-70), ISSN: 2229-6484. Print.
  3. Roy Madhumita and Debmalya Das, “Actresses on Bengali Stage—Nati Binodini and Moyna: The Present Re-imagines the Past” Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, (Vol. 3, No. 4, 2011, pp. 514-529), ISSN: 0975-2935. Web. (Scopus Indexed)
  4. Roy Madhumita, “Tagore’s Laboratory: Science and the Woman in the Early Twentieth Century” Homage to Tagore: A Collection of Critical Essays, ed. Banibrata Goswami, (2011, pp. 166-174), ISBN: 978-81-921697-1-2. Print.
  5. Roy Madhumita, “ ‘The Warmth of Our Friendship’: Rabindranath and Nature” The Visva-Bharati Quarterly, ( Vol. 20-21, Nos. 3, 4 & 1, 2, 2011-2012, pp. 68-82), ISSN: 0972-043X. Print.
  6. Roy Madhumita, “Rabindranath’s Translations in Tagore-Andrews Correspondences” Rabindra-Biksha, (Vol. 55, 2014, pp. 66-109). Print.
  7. Roy Madhumita, “Padma Nadir Majhi: An Ecofeminist Reading”, Muse India, (Vol. 10, No. 57, 2014), ISSN: 0975-1815. Web.
  8. Roy Madhumita, “Rabindranath and Technology: A Critical Assessment of Raktakarabi”, Technology, Science and Society: Redefining Global Challenges, eds. Amitava Ghosh, Taniya Chakraborty & Dipankar Sarkar. The New Horizons Institute of Technology, 2015. ISBN: 978-93-80761-88-6. Print.
  9. Roy Madhumita, “Rabindranath and Technology: A Critical Assessment of Muktadhara”, Emerging Issues in Inter- & Intra-Disciplinary Studies: An Indian Perspective. eds. Susanta Kumar Bardhan et al. Rardh Prakashan, 2016. ISBN: 978-93-83422-10-4. Print.
  10. Roy Madhumita, “Science in Print Media: Rabindranath’s Early Writings on Science” The Visva-Bharati Quarterly, (Vol. 25, Nos. 2 & 3, July-December, 2016, pp. 17-29), ISSN: 0972-043X. Print.
  11. Roy Madhumita, “Science in Curriculum: Rabindranath’s Experiments at Santiniketan & Sriniketan” The Visva-Bharati Quarterly, (Vol. 25, No. 4, January-April, 2017, pp. 63-72), ISSN: 0972-043X. Print.
  12. Roy Madhumita, “Where Memory Unveils the Pangs of Rootlessness: A Critical Reading of Sunanda Sikdar’s Doyamoyeer KothaThe Visva-Bharati Quarterly, (Vol. 27, Nos. 2 & 3, July-December, 2017,  pp. 69-77), ISSN: 0972-043X. Print.


  1. “Convocation Address”. An Address by Sri Soumitra Chattopadhyay. The Visva-Bharati Quarterly, (Vol. 20-21, Nos. 3, 4 & 1, 2, 2011-2012, pp. 1-3), ISSN: 0972-043X. Print.
  2. “The Stifling of Speech”, an English translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s Bengali essay “Konthorodh” in collaboration with Abhijit Sen and Debottoma Ghosh, in Rabindranath Tagore: Select Writings on Cosmopolitanism, ed. Debarati Bandyopadhyay. Bolpur: Birutjatio Sahitya Sammiloni, 2019: 66-77. ISBN-978-81-939765-3-1.