About

Dr. Joydeep Chakraborty has been recently awarded the PhD degree by the Department of English and Cultural Studies at Bankura University, India. His area of research is post-9/11 American poetry. His notable articles include ‘“Violence Has Changed Me”: Private Trauma and Identity Crisis in Post-9/11 American Poetry’ (published in Appropriations, xii [2017] and indexed in the MLA International Bibliography), ‘Contemporary Postmodernism: Postmodern Features in Post-9/11 Poetry’ (published in IJMAS, vol. 05, no. 02, 2019; and indexed in the MLA International Bibliography), and ‘Hallucinations in Post-9/11 American Poetry: Trauma and Beyond’ (published in the prestigious British journal Critical Survey, vol. 33, no. ¾, 2021). He also won the MLA Annual Convention Travel Grant 2021, and the MLA Graduate Student Lounge Door Prize for his thesis presentation at the MLA Annual Convention 2021. One of his papers, ‘Hospitality in Post-9/11 American Poetry: From Multiculturalism to Post-multiculturalism,’ has been presented at the annual conference of British Association for American Studies in April, 2022, at the University of Hull, UK. Another paper ‘Racial Violence in Contemporary American Poetry: From Explicit Violence to Micro-aggression’ was presented by him at the conference Racial Violence: The American Hi(story), organized by Global Institute for Research, Education & Scholarship, based in the Netherlands, in July, 2021. His forthcoming article ‘“To Say What Could Not Be Said”: Crisis and Post-9/11 Meta-poetry’ will be published by Critical Survey, winter issue, 2023. Moreover, he is a commissioned book reviewer of Journal of American Studies, published by Cambridge University Press.

Education

Has been awarded the PhD degree by Bankura University, West Bengal, India, on 2nd September, 2022.
Dissertation Title: Soul-searching and Identity Crisis in Post-9/11 American Poetry (the dissertation has been informally appreciated by a number of reputed American scholars like Prof. Jeffrey Gray of Seton Hall University and Liliyana M. Naydan of Penn State Abington)

B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education) with high 1st Class, Netaji Subhas Open University, India, 2015.

Qualified in NET (UGC) in English with high score (67.43%) in 2013.

M.A. in English (in regular mode), Burdwan University, India, 2006.

B.A. in English (Hons.), Burdwan University, India, 2003.

Other Publications

The List of All of My Publications:

“Violence has Changed me”: Private Trauma and Identity Crisis in Post-9/11 American Poetry (Published in Appropriations, 2017, and indexed in the MLA International Bibliography)

Contemporary Postmodernism:Postmodern Features in Post 9/11 Poetry (presented at the International Conference on Language Literature and Culture, held at Pune, India, on 24-25th Nov, 2018; published in International Journal of Management and Applied Science, and indexed in the MLA International Bibliography)

Hallucinations in Post-9/11 American Poetry: Trauma and Beyond (published in the prestigious British journal, Critical Survey.vol. 33, no. 3/4, 2021)

Neoliberalism and Its Impact on Post-9/11 American Poetry,
(presented at International Conference on English and englishes: Culture, Power, Politics in Neoliberalist Regime, organized by Bankura University on 22-23 January, 2020).

Afghanistan in Post-9/11 American Poetry: A Creative Response to Orientalism (DUJES, vol. 29, 2021)

Racial Violence in Contemporary American Poetry: From Explicit Violence to Microaggression (accepted by Global Institute of Research Education and Scholarship in the Netherlands and presented at its conference in July, 2021)

Hospitality in Post-9/11 American Poetry: From Multiculturalism to Post-multiculturalism
(presented at the annual conference of British Association for American Studies in April, 2022, which was held at the University of Hull, UK. The conference was sponsored by CambridgeUniversity Press and other bodies)

Panel Review: “Language and Multiculturalism in Contemporary Literature”
(published in United States Studies Online, a part of British Association for American Studies)

‘To Say What Could Not Be Said’: Crisis and Post-9/11 Meta-poetry
(will be published by Critical Survey, winter issue, 2023)

“Review of Race in American Literature
and Culture”, a book review that will be published by Journal of American Studies, Cambridge University Press.

Blog Posts

  • Hello world! (Website of Joydeep Chakraborty, a Ph.D Candidate and Member of Modern Language Association , 2020-12-14)

Projects

1. The Future of Trauma Theory: A Response to Postcolonial Criticism

2. My Ph.D. Research project entitled “Soul-searching and Identity Crisis in Post-9/11 American Poetry” finished and awarded

Memberships

A member of Modern Language Association since 2016

A member of Posthumanism Research Institute, Brock University, Canada.

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