Essays and Studies is out!

The latest issue of Jadavpur University Essays and Studies, edited by Paromita Chakravarti and Amlan Das Gupta is out!

The volume is dedicated to the memory of Professor Sarbani Chaudhury.


Topics covered in this volume range from how to drop the right name in Early Modern England, to anonymous women writers and animal encyclopaediae, and coming right down to digital Florence and the world of Assassin’s Creed II.

Contributors include Debapriya Basu, Dibyajyoti Ghosh, Doyeeta Majumdar, Nandita Roy, Parvinder Kaur, Rupa Mukherjee and Somnath Basu.

Collect your copy now!

Fun fact: Ole Worm, whose wonder cabinet is featured on the cover, celebrated his 429th birthday only a couple of days (13 May) before the volume was published!


Digitization of Departmental Journal

Good news for students and researchers!

20170426_180130The journal of the Department of English, Jadavpur University Essays and Studies, is being digitized for ease of access. Arshdeep Singh Brar, a former student of the Department (MA batch of 2014), currently a Fellow at the School of Cultural Texts and Records, has taken on the mammoth task of photographing, cleaning up, and compiling Pdfs of all 30 issues. The articles will be available as separate Pdfs, accessible on-site as well as online.