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Saturday, December 31, 2005

* News!

Season's Greetings.

My Ph. D. thesis proposal has been approved by the Ph. D. committee and I will soon get the registration letter from the University of Calcutta.

An International Seminar on the topic Imperial Constructions and Indigenous Self-fashioning will be held on 10th and 11th January 2006 at Derozio Hall, Presidency College, Kolkata. The seminar is organised by the Department of English, University of Calcutta.

St. Anthony's High School's annual concert, held on 20th and 21st December 2005 at Vidya Mandir auditorium, Kolkata, was a grand success. The highlight of the function was the Anthonian Drama Club's play called Bridges scripted and directed by Mr. Steve Menezes.

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

* Ph. D. Thesis Proposal.

Read my Ph. D. Thesis Proposal, titled "The Alien into the Native: A Spectrum of Literary Representation of the Self-Fashioning Indian Diaspora by Anita Desai, Bharati Mukherjee, Sunetra Gupta and Jhumpa Lahiri", that I have submitted to the University of Calcutta for registration . . . here

Sunday, October 23, 2005

* Tranquility

My poem "On Visiting a Place of Tranquility" was composed after visiting "Belur Math" in West Bengal (India) and was previously published at

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

* Published

My poem "On Seeing Myself As A Child" was first published at in March 2005.

Read it at present at

Sunday, July 24, 2005

* Aha!

My poem "Mist" appears in the July 2005 issue of Open Mic Encore II at

Saturday, June 25, 2005

Wednesday, May 18, 2005

* Academic

Read my essay "Loneliness in Diasporic Life as Depicted by Anita Desai" in the web journal Cerebration (Drew University, Madison, NJ, US) Issue - II, 2005.

Saturday, April 23, 2005

* Read

Read my essay "Jhumpa Lahiri's Depiction of Parent-Child Relationship in Diasporic Life" currently published in the online magazine

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Friday, March 25, 2005

Saturday, January 15, 2005

* New!

Read my essay "NRI Writers' Depiction of NRI Characters in Fiction" published on 14th January 2005 in the US-based online magazine