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Profile of Dr. Debabrata Bagui

Debabrata Bagui
Name : Dr. Debabrata Bagui
Department : Department of Education in Social Science & Humanities (DESSH)
Designation : Assistant Professor in English
Qualification : B.A. Honours (Calcutta), M.A. (CIEFL), Ph.D (Jadavpur)
Email : dtbagui@gmail.com
Phone No. : 9432201884
Area of Specialization : ELT, Comparative Literature, Testimonio, Trauma Literature, Witness Literature
Brief History of career:  

Dr. Debabrata Bagui qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by University Grants Commission; and was awarded Ph.D degree by Jadavpur University, Kolkata for his dissertation where he investigated four witness narratives from Australia, South Africa and America with a comparative perspective and examined how far considering these trauma texts as testimonios, instead of placing them within traditional generic boundaries, revealed additional dimensions within them apart from enriching the genre itself. Dr. Bagui was awarded B.A. (Honours in English) by University of Calcutta and M.A. in English by Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad (CIEFL) which is presently known as English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU).

Dr. Bagui was a Master Resource Person of Teaching English at secondary level in West Bengal; was invited as an Advisor on Framing of Evaluation Papers/ Revision of Tools by Sarva Shiksha Mission; and has experience of more than twelve years of fieldwork for English Language Teaching in schools in rural as well as industrial area. He imparted training to the diploma engineers of Hindustan Motors and organised programme on railway platform where he taught students from slum area.


Dr. Bagui attended seminars in different corners of the country; and his articles have been published in anthologies as well as national and international journals. His publications are under:

·         The Plurality of Voice in Sally Morgan’s My Place”(2011) in Literary Endeavour.
·         “Subversion in the Testimonies of the Women of Sistren” (2010) in English Studies in India, Dept. of English, University of Kashmir.
·         “Polyphony and the Question of Genre in a Dalit Narrative” (2012) in The Voice of the Other: Post Independence Indian English                         Fiction.
·         “The Game of Genre in Caesarina Makhoere’s No Child’s Play” (2011) in Literary Endeavour.
·         “Marginalisation Identity Politics and the Genre: A Study of a Black American Resistance Text” (2011) in Postmodern Narration:                         Literatures in English.
·          Review of The Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth: A Dalit’s Life byB. Kesharshivam (2008-2009) in Jadavpur Journal of                             Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
·         “Subversive Form, Subversive Content: a Study of the Translated Works of Bama” (2007) in Protocol: Dept. of English, North Eastern                 Hill University (NEHU), Tura campus.
·         Translation of “Why Socialism” (Jayaprakash Narayan) in Janatar Naya Samachar.
·         “Killing Days: A Testimony of Incarceration” (2014) in Variegated Narratives of Indian English Fiction.
·         “When the Pelican Laughed – An Australian Aboriginal Witness Narrative” (2014) in English Studies in India, Dept. of English,                              University of Kashmir.