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Dr. Avishek Deb

  • Assistant Professor
    Institute of Applied Sciences & Humanities
  • Department

    Department of English
  • Contact Details:

    Email : avishek.deb@gla.ac.in

    Contact Number :+91-9935465582, 7830782602

  • Experience

    3 years

  • Qualifications

    • PhD(2018): Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
      PhD thesis, ‘Ideology as Dramatic Action: A Select Study of Habib Tanvir, BadalSircar and Utpal Dutt’
    • MA(2009): Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
    • BA(Hons.): Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • Ph.D

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed-

    Working-

  • Postgraduate

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed-

    Working-

Publication in Peer-Reviewed Journal

  • Ghosh, Rupkatha, Avishek Deb & Prateek Pandey. “Retelling Stories, Framing Culture: Acculturation of Harry Potter Phenomenon in India”.LangLit, Vol. 6 Issue 3,February 2020. ISSN: 2349-5189. pp 92-100.
  • Deb, Avishek. “Transcending the Self through Shadows: A Psychological Study of PesumPadam or Pushpak”. Ad  Litteram: An English Journal of International Literati, Volume 2 Dec 2017. ISSN: 2456-6624.
  • Bhattacharya, Pinak Sankar & Avishek Deb. “The Dystopian Freedom: An Analysis of Derek Walcott’s “The Star Apple Kingdom””. Muse India, Issue 73 May-Jun 2017. ISSN: 0975-1815.
  • Deb, Avishek. Philosophy and Politics of Language: A Study of Indian-English. Anusilana, Vol. LXXII, Varanasi: ManviSevaSamiti, 2017. ISSN: 0973-8762. Pp 23-28
  • Deb, Avishek. The Individual and the Structure: The Postmodern Condition in Utpal Dutt’s Hunting the Sun. Literaria Linguistica, Vol. 1, July 2015. ISSN: 2454-5228. pp 48-50
  • Deb, Avishek. Reality Questioned: An Experimental Screen Technique of Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon in Badal Sircar’s play That Other History. Anusilana, Vol. LVIII, 2014. ISSN: 0973-8762. pp 113-118.
  • Jha, Jai Shankar and Avishek Deb. Rehistorifying Prisms of Darkness: Marginalization in Badal Sircar’s Indian History Made Easy and Stale News. ArsArtium, Vol. I (p.15-21), New Delhi: Paragon Publishers, January 2013.pp 15-21. ISSN: 2319-7889.
  • Bhattacharya, Pinak Sankar & Avishek Deb. Tagore’s Karna-KuntiSamvad. Muse India, Issue 39 2011. ISSN: 0975-1815.

Publications- book-chapter

  • Manna Nirban and Avishek Deb (trans.) “Black Hole”. Bratya Basu: Select Plays in English Translation. Edited by Amitava Roy. Kolkata: Deep Prakashan. pp. 271-346. 2015
  • Deb, Avishek. “The Female Intellect and the Structures: A Dialectical Question in Meena Kandaswamy’s Another Paradise Lost”. Dynamics of Progression. Archana Singh and Jyoti Tabita Hermit Eds. New Delhi: Excel India Publishers, pp. 89-97.

Presentations in National/International Conferences & Seminars

  • Deb, Avishek. Hero and Robin Hoods: A Postmodern Identity Intrusion into Charandas Chor by Habib Tanvir. “National Conference on Transcending Borders and Disciplines: Culture Literature and Society”. Central University of Haryana. Mahendergarh. April 27-28, 2019.
  • Deb, Avishek. Battling with Memories through Folk and History: An Analysis of Habib Tanvir’s Plays. “National Seminar on History, Myth and Orality: Cultural and Literary Traditions in India”.Department of English, Banaras Hindu University in Collaboration with Sahitya Akademi & ICSSR. Varanasi. November 14-15, 2018.
  • Deb, Avishek. Ideology of the Raghu ‘Daakats’: An Analysis of the Social Bandits. “International Seminar on In Search of the Hero(es) within the Genre and Beyond.” Department of English, MMV, Banaras Hindu University. Varanasi. February 2018.
  • Deb, Avishek. Thus Spake E: A Critical Analysis of Transgender Literature in Indian English. English Studies in India: Changes and Challenges. Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, November 17-18, 2016.
  • Deb, Avishek and Shiladitya Bhattacharya. Politics of Language and Identity: A Role of Indian English. 4th International Conference MAGIC ’16: Methods, Aesthetics and Genre in Communication. University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun, November 10-11, 2016.
  • Deb, Avishek.Ideology as Fictionality: Suppressed Historical Narratives in Manohar Malgaonkar’s The Garland Keepers. “International Seminar on Reading/Understanding Fiction in Contemporary Times”. Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, in Collaboration with Sahitya Akademi & ICSSR, New Delhi, March 5-6, 2014.
  • Deb, Avishek. The Serpent and the Structure: The Dialectical Question in Meena Kandasamy. “National Seminar on Indian English Poetry by Women Since 1980s.” Department of Humanities & Social SCIENCES, Indian School Of Mines, Dhanbad. January 30-31, 2014.
  • Deb, Avishek. Violence! The Court is in Session: Communication of the ‘Cold’ Alliance against Reason through Utpal Dutt’s Hunting the Sun. “International Conference on Literature, Language and Communication: ‘An Essential Trident”. Amity University, Lucknow, in Collaboration with Shakespeare Society of Eastern India, Kolkata, December 9-10, 2013.
  • Deb, Avishek. Shadowed violence of Imperialism: excavating history through Utpal Dutt’s drama Ferari Fauj. “National Seminar on Contextualizing and Reorienting Violence and its Spaces in a Postmodern, Globalized World Order.” Lovely Faculty of Business and Applied Arts, LPU, Jalandhar. December 7, 2013.
  • Deb, Avishek. Battling with Imperialism from Page to Stage to Screen: An Analysis of Utpal Dutt’s Ferari Fauj. “International Conference on Literature to Cinema: Appropriation, Adaptation, Adulteration”. Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, National Institute of Durgapur, West Bengal in Collaboration with ICSSR, June 1-3, 2013.
  • Deb, Avishek. Unmasking the Oppression and Violence: A Study with reference to Habib Tanvir’s Charandas Chor.’ “National Seminar on Women and Violence”. Centre for Women’s Studies & Development, Banaras Hindu University, March 8-9, 2013.
  • Deb, Avishek. Translating and Performing a ‘Rural’ from the ‘Royal’: An Analysis of Habib Tanvir’s Kaamdev ka apna Basant Ritu ka Sapna and William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”7th Biennial World Shakespeare Conference on Shakespeare Across Cultures. Department of English, Banaras Hindu University in Collaboration with Shakespeare Society of Eastern India, Kolkata, December 3-5, 2012.
  • Jha, J.S. & Avishek Deb. Rehistorifying Prisms of Darkness: Marginalization as Represented in Badal Sircar’s Indian History Made Easy and State News. “National Seminar on Mediating Marginalities”. Centre of Women Studies & Development. Faculty of Social Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, March 13-14, 2012.
  • Deb, Avishek. Figuring the Reality through Subjective Versions: A Study of Exchanging Technique in Cinema and Literature. “National Seminar on Text Screen Interface: Cinematic Encoding and Indian English Literature” Department of English and Other Foreign Languages, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi, February 4-5, 2012.
  • Deb, Avishek. Staging Beyond the Colonial Enigma of Box and Arch: A Study BadalSircar’s Third Theatre. “International Conference on Decolonising The Stage: Paradigm, Practice and Politics” Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, November 15-17, 2011.
  • Deb, Avishek. Simulation and Reality of Indian Dream:A Study of Leftist Dialectics in Badal Sircar’s Bhoma with reference to Rural-Urban Dichotomy. “International Seminar on Theory At Work: Text, History and Culture” Department of English, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi in Collaboration with Sahitya Akademi & ICSSR, New Delhi, November 9-11, 2010.
  • Deb, Avishek. Naxalism and Bengali Middle Class: A Study of Mahasweta Devi’s Mother of 1084. “Research without Boundaries: National Seminar on Interdisciplinary Research and Studies in Humanities”, Faculty of Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, September 9-10, 2010.

Participation in Workshop

  • National Workshop on Aesthetics of Rasa and Dhvani: Theory and Application, Department of English, DAV PG College, Banaras Hindu University. Varanasi. Sep 20-27, 2016.
  • Departmental Workshop ‘DTE-16’. Department of English, GLA University, Mathura. July 25-August 5, 2016.
  • Workshop on Business Ethics and Shakespeare and Business Communication and Languages, Department of English, Amity University. Lucknow. December 9-10, 2013.

Work Experience(s)

  • Assistant Professor, Department of English, GLA University, Mathura (December 2017– cont.)
  • Lecturer, Department of English, GLA University, Mathura (August 2015- December 2017)