Dr. Partha Sarathi Guha
Head & Assistant Professor

Name:                 Dr. Partha Sarathi Guha

Designation:        Head & Assistant Professor,

Department of English, Berhampore Girls’ College, Berhampore, Murshidabad, West Bengal, PIN- 742101

Email id: pertho81@gmail.com

Phone: 03482-251193 (Office), 6291070599 (M)

Date of Joining: 01.04.2010

Date of Birth: 24.01.1981

Academic Qualifications: M.A., M.Phil, Ph. D

Area of Interest: Cultural Studies, Detective Fiction, Postcolonial Literature.

Teaching Experience:  UG – 10 years & PG – 1 year and 9 months (at Berhampore Girls’ College)

ADDITIONAL PG TEACHING EXPERIENCE

YEAR INSTITUTION POSITION
2009-2012 DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF KALYANI GUEST FACULTY

 

Professional Experience:

  1. External Subject Expert for Engagement of Guest Faculty at the Department of English, Murshidabad Adarsha Mahavidyalaya, Islampur, Murshidabad District on 07.07.2018.
  2. Special Invited Lecture on “To Vindicate her Cause: An Ecocritical Appreciation of Landscape in the Works of Three Female Poets” on 24.11.2017 organised by The Bricoleurs, English Literary Society, Department of English, Subhas Chandra Bose Centenary College, Lalbagh, Murshidabad District.
  3. Convener of the Seminar Organizing Committee at the UGC-Sponsored National Seminar- Cultural Studies: Theories and Praxes organised by the Department of English, Berhampore Girls’ College in collaboration with the Department of English, University of Kalyani from 21-22 September 2013.
  4. Convener of the Seminar Organizing Committee at the National Level Workshop on Bangabidya Style Manual organised by Berhampore Girls’ College on 18th March 2017.
  5. Joint Convener of the Seminar Organizing Committee at the International Seminar sponsored by MAKAIAS & Dept. of Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal in collaboration with the Departments of English, Bengali & History, University of Kalyani and jointly organised by the Departments of English, Bengali and History (Departments running with regular PG Programmes), Berhampore Girls’ College. The seminar was held on 14th & 15th February 2020 and was entitled: Literature, Culture, Society: Interrelations and the Search for Identity.

Number of Publications: 05

04- Journals, 01- Editor of Book

Journals

  1. Guha, Partha Sarathi. “Deviance in Crime: Reading Murder in P.D. James’ Death Comes to Pemberley.” Polyphony, vol. 2, 2013, pp. 135-149. (ISSN 2319-6424)
  2. Guha, Partha Sarathi. “Food for Thought: Reading and Tasting Madhur Jaffrey’s An Invitation to Indian Cooking (1973) and Charmaine O’ Brien’s Flavours of Delhi: A Food Lover’s Guide (2003).” Polyphony, vol. 5, 2016, pp. 46-60. (ISSN 2319-6424)
  3. Guha, Partha Sarathi. “INSPACE: Reading Untouchable and The White Tiger from a Postcolonial Perspective.” Dialogic Space, vol. 1, 2012, pp. 50-60. (ISSN 2347-8195)
  4. Guha, Partha Sarathi. “Locating Female Desire in Ramnarayan Tarkaratna’s Kulina Kula Sarbasba (1857) and Naba Nataka (1867): A Foucauldian Reading.” MIDDLE FLIGHT (UGC Care-Listed National Level Peer Reviewed Journal), vol. 8, no. 1 November 2019, pp. 204-215. (ISSN 2319-7684)

Book

Guha, Partha Sarathi, editor. Cultural Studies: Theories and Praxes. Akash, 2013. (ISBN 978-81-927259-0-1)

Paper Presentations in Workshops/Seminars/Conferences:

  1. Presented paper titled “Reading Images of Desire in Donna Deitch’s Desert Hearts” at “The Moving Image” – A UGC-Sponsored Film and Visual Culture Workshop organized by the Department of English, Berhampore Girls’ College from 7 – 10 January 2014
  2. Presented paper titled “Reading Real-Life Murder in P.D. James and T.A. Critchley’s The Maul and The Pear Tree: The Ratcliffe Highway Murders, 1811” at the UGC-Sponsored National Level Seminar – Reflection of Reality in Literature organized by the Department of Bengali & English, Murshidabad Adarsha Mahavidyalaya in collaboration with Dumkal College, Basantapur, Dumkal from 24-25 February 2017.
  3. Presented paper titled “The Mach-Kahan: Reading Alpona Ghosh’s Machlish (2015) as Portraying the Gastronomical Inheritance with Regard to Fish in Twenty-first Century Bengal” at the International Seminar – Ekush Shatak: Bangla O Bangali organized by the Department of Bengali, Berhampore Girls’ College in collaboration with the Department of Bengali, University of Kalyani from 6 – 7 March 2018.
  4. Presented paper titled “Memorializing the moment”: Reading Identity and Space in Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak’s Harlem at the International Seminar – Literature, Culture, Society: Interrelations and the Search for Identity – 14th & 15th February 2020, jointly organised by the Departments of English, Bengali and History (Departments running with regular PG Programmes), Berhampore Girls’ College in collaboration with the Departments of English, Bengali & History, University of Kalyani. The seminar was sponsored by MAKAIAS & Dept. of Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal.

Membership of Academic Bodies:

Life Member of International Society of Bengal Studies.

Special Activities:

Secretary, Teachers’ Council, Berhampore Girls’ College

Member, Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Berhampore Girls’ College

Member, Academic Committee, Berhampore Girls’ College

Member, Admission Committee, Berhampore Girls’ College

Member, Library Committee, Berhampore Girls’ College

Member, Cultural Committee, Berhampore Girls’ College

Convener, Committee for the Introduction of Spoken/Communication Skill, Berhampore Girls’ College

Head Examiner, Paper Setter and Examiner of Relevant Papers under the University of Kalyani