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Year of Establishment

2007

Departmental Profile – English

The Department of English at Diphu Campus of Assam University had its inception in 2007 and it offers Post Graduate Course in English as well as Ph.D programme by course work and research work. The MA syllabus (CBCS), in addition to basic courses, put special focus on contemporary theoretical development, Indian writing in English, American Literature, Postcolonial Studies, and English Language Teaching. The research scholars who are pursuing Ph. D and M. Phil are working on multiple areas of research viz. Northeast Literature, Contemporary Black British Literature, Postcolonial Literature, Feminist literature, American Literature, Indian writings in English, Literatures from the Sub-continent, Drama Studies etc.

Courses Offered

Courses Offered Duration Number of Seats
MA (by course work) Four Semesters 75
Ph.D. (by course work and research work)

Faculty

Name & Qualification Designation Area of Specialization Contact & Email ID
##Sivasish Biswas

M. Phil, Ph. D, PGDTE

Professor Fiction, Postcolonial Studies, Indian Writings in English, Northeast Literature sivasishbiswas@gmail.com
7002354369
Bishnu Charan Dash

Ph. D.

Professor Poetry, American Literature, Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies bcdash11@gmail.com
9435328304
Anup Kumar Dey

M. Phil, Ph. D

Professor Drama Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Indian Writings in English, Northeast Literature anupkumar.dey@aus.ac.in
7002504730
Indu Swami

M. Phil, Ph. D, DCE, CTE

Assistant Professor British Literature, Literary Criticism, Feminist Literature induswamionline@yahoo.com
9678743724
Amlanjyoti Sengupta

Ph. D, PGCTE, PGDTE

Assistant Professor ELT, Indian Writings in English senguptaa95@gmail.com
8133827899
Shreyashi Mukherjee

M. Phil, Ph.D

Assistant Professor Postcolonial Theories, African American Literature, Gender Theory shreyamukh2014@gmail.com
8011174476
## Presently the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Assam University, Diphu Campus
Head of the Department: Professor Anup Kumar Dey
Contact No. 7002504730 (M)

CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION IN MA: As per the latest Admission Notification of Assam University. Relaxation is admissible as per GOI rule.