Anindya Sekhar Purakayastha

Anindya Sekhar Purakayastha




Prof. (Dr.) Anindya Sekhar Purakayastha, currently with School of Translation and Cultural Studies, Institute of Language Studies and Research (ILSR), Kolkata, has been Professor of English at Kazi Nazrul University. Previously he taught at Sidho Kanho Birsha University, West Bengal and Central University of Odisha, India. His current research focuses on Critical Theory, literary and cultural representations and postcolonial interventions from the Global South. He looks into recent ideas of decoloniality, literary and cultural translation and postcolonial politics.

He was the recipient of the 2021 Charles Wallace India Trust Translation Fellowship sponsored by the British Centre for Literary Translation (BCLT), University of East Anglia, UK.

He was the 2018-19 Fulbright Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellow at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He did his PhD research on Postmodern Philosophical and Cultural Theory from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Kharagpur.

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