Profile


Debapriya Basu
Assistant Professor
English
debapriya.basu@iitg.ac.in
Contact: +91 361 258 2582
Homepage: N/A

■ Research Interests:
English and European Renaissance literature, early modern English women’s writing, women’s literary history, gender and genre, poetics and gender, theatre, textual editing and bibliographical studies, translation, digital humanities theory and practice (text technologies, TEI-XML, hypertextualities, digital archives, the digital early modern)

■ Publication:
  1. Debapriya Basu. 2018. Owning the Body of the City in Isabella Whitneys . Littcrit: An Indian Response to Literature. Thiruvananthapuram: Littcrit
  2. Debapriya Basu. 2017. Gender, Heresy and Law: A Sixteenth Century Execution. eXcommunicated. Journal of the International Society for Heresy Studies
  3. Debapriya Basu. 2017. Woman Writer Anonymous: The Material Text and The Imprint of Gender in A. L.’s ‘Litle Boke’. Materiality and Cultural Life in Early Modern Europe, Jadavpur University Essays And Studies (JUES). Jadavpur University Press
  4. Sukanta Chudhuri ed., Debapriya Basu, Purbasha Auddy. 2015. Data Management and Hyperbibliography. Bichitra: The Making of an Online Variorum. Springer
  5. Anne Askew, Debapriya Basu ed.. 2015. N/A. The Examinations of Anne Askew Online. University of Amsterdam

■ Conference Proceedings:
  1. Debapriya Basu. 2016. All Things Done Unto Edifying: Anne Dowriche and the Play of History. Disnarration: The Unsaid Matters. Orient Blackswan
■ Conference Attended:
SI No. Name of Conference Title of Talk Name of Organizer/Institution Place Date Type
1 Theorising Space Owning the Body of the City in Isabella Whitneys Department of Humanities, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Thiruvananthapuram 14 Dec - 16 Dec 2017 National
2 ‘with shut eyes, but acute mental vision’ : Dream and Literary Creation in Women’s Writings in ‘[A]s sometimes Poets dream:’ Liminality and the Female Writer in the Poetry of Anne Finch Centre de Recherches sur les Littératures et la Sociopoétique (CELIS), Université Clermont Auverg Clermont-Ferrand, France 05 Apr - 06 Mar 2018 International
3 Renaissance Man - Re-Appraisal and Re-Invention Re-birth Through the Consumed body: The Examinations of Anne Askew (1546-7) Jadavpur University Dept. of English Kolkata 14 Nov - 16 Nov 2019 International
■ Invited Lecture:
SI No. Name of Conference Title of Talk Name of Organizer/Institution Place Date Type
1 Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Memorial Lecture Desiring Women Editing: Computations of Female Literary Scholarship Department of English, Acharya Brajendra Nath Seal College Cooch Behar 05 Sep 2016 National
2 HSS Seminar Series Women Edit Women: Feminist Scholarly Editing in the Digital World Dept. of HSS, IIT Guwahati Guwahati 27 May 2016 National
3 Idea of the Modern (Postgraduate core course) Women Poets of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Department of English, Jadavpur University Kolkata 13 Nov - 17 Nov 2017 National
4 The Renaissance (Undergraduate Copre Course) Early Modern Women in Science Department of English, Jadavpur University Kolkata 16 Nov - 16 Jan 2018 National
5 Moore Institute Fellowship Talk Desiring Women Editing: Feminist Metacollections in the Wilderness The Moore Institute, University of Galway Galway, Ireland 18 May 2018 International

■ Conference Organized:
SI No. Name of Conference Date Type
1 Graduate Research Meet 2017 02 Nov - 04 Nov 2017 National
■ Workshop Organized:
SI No. Name of Workshop Date Type
■ Seminar Organized:
SI No. Name of Seminar Date Type
■ Short-Term Course Organized:
SI No. Name of Short-Term Course Date Type
1 Machine-Readable Texts in Bangla: Issues and Practices 07 Dec - 08 Dec 2012 National
2 Introduction to the Digital Humanities 27 May - 28 May 2019 National
■ Awards and Achievements:
SI No. Name of Award Awarded By Date of Award Award Type
1 Erasmus Mundus EMINTE Post Doctoral Erasmus Mundus 2014-09-01 International
2 Inlaks Research Travel Grant INLAKS Foundation 01-08-11 International
3 Moore Institute Visiting Research Fellowship Moore Institute, National University of Ireland Galway 01-05-18 International
■ Current Courses:
Course No Course Title Level
HS 144 Drama from Aristotle to Goethe BTech
HS 704 Crossing Cultures PhD
■ Projects:
Duration Title Funding Agency
2017-0000 The Examinations of Anne Askew Online IIT Guwahati
■ PhD Students:
SI No. Student Name PhD Status Thesis Title
1 Anupom Kumar Hazarika Dissertation
2 Rose Mary Guria Dissertation
3 Ng Mawonthing Coursework
■ Non-HSS Students:
SI No. Name Affiliation PhD Status Thesis Title Co-Supervisor
1 Sheetal Madhav Gokhale Design, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Dissertation Practice-Led Research in Visualizing Non-Linear Narratives in Mainstream Cinema Ravi Mokashi-Punekar, Professor, Dept. of Design
■ MA Development Studies Dissertation Supervised:
SI No. Student Name Year Dissertation Title