008 - South Asian Visions of Africa and African Diasporic Literatures

 

Session 1 -

  1. Ipshita Chanda

Malik Khushnud Khan,  Habshi Poet In 17th Century Deccan

  1. Kunal Chattopadhyay

Reading Contemporary African Science Fiction as Afrofuturism

  1. Gourab Chatterjee

African Tongue, Indian Blood: The Case of Swahili Authors of Indian Descent

  1. Debarati Chakraborty

The Plurality of Subjectivity: Memories Of Displacement in Selected “Postcolonial” Narratives of Africa and South Asia

Session 2 -

  1. S Satish Kumar

This Time for Africa: The Challenges of African Studies in India

  1. Suchetana Banerjee

An account of contact: Teaching literatures from Africa in India

  1. Soma Mukherjee

Reception of Literatures of Africa into Bangla : A Case Study

  1. Elham Hossain

Reading African Literature in Bengali:  A Study from Bangladeshi Perspectives

Session 3 -

  1. Richa Dawar

Reading the Cultural Politics of Transnational Anti-Colonialism in Sultan Somjee’s Bead Bai

  1. Mukulika Dattagupta

Visions of India as Perceived by a Ghanaian Traveler

  1. Shabab K R

A Postcolonial Native in Colonial Africa: An Exploration of the Travelogue Kappirikalude Nattil

  1. Swagata Bhattacharya

The Gaze of the ‘Colonized’ Colonizer: Africa in 20th Century Bangla Literature

Session 4 -

  1. Saswati Saha

Possessed by Africa: Bengali Adventure Heroes in African Jungles

  1. Mrittika Ghosh

Beware of Women: Analyzing the market literatures of Nigeria

  1. Rafid C

A Framework to Accommodate the Plural: ‘Double Occupation’ as a Mode of Postcolonial Criticism

  1. Abhishek Sarkar

Transnationalist Negotiations in the Bangla Eyewitness Accounts of WWI

  1. Angana Das

Mourning for Collective Redemption: A Reading of Zakes Mda’s Ways of Dying