Sri Shantanu Majee

Qualification : M. A., M. Phil in English Literature
Designation : Govt. Approved PTT, Research Scholar
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Area of Specialization : Victorian Literature; Women's Writing in Nineteenth Century.
Research Extension :
  • Registered as a Doctoral Research Fellow under the aegis of the Department of English at Jadavpur University on August 18, 2014 with a proposed title ‘Intellectual Labour and Victorian Women’.
  • Project Fellow at the School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University, in the collaborative project between the School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University and the British Library, UK, on Digitization of South Asian Archival Resources, funded by the Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT) from March, 2013 to November, 2016.For details visit


Teaching Experience : 

Joined Department of English, Jogamaya Devi College in August, 2010.

Number of institutions in which appointed as guest/visiting teacher: 04

  • Department of Communicative English (Major), Jogamaya Devi College
  • Department of Communicative English (Major), Asutosh College
  • Department of English, Post-graduate Section, Basanti Devi College
  • Department of English, Jadavpur University.

Awards : 

Not yet awarded

Professional Membership : Nil
Important Publication :

Research articles in journals with ISSN:

  • “‘What’s in a name?’: Mrs. Oliphant and her most prized possession” in Critical Imprints Volume III (Kolkata: Loreto College, 2015) edited by Prof. Aditi Das Gupta. ISSN 2319-4774.
  • “Afterlife in Text: Gothic Materialism in Margaret Oliphant’s ‘A Beleaguered City’” in The Confidential Clerk Volume III (Kolkata: The Centre for Victorian Studies, Jadavpur University, 2017) edited by Prof. Saswati Halder and Prof. Sutanuka Ghosh.ISSN 2454 – 6100.

Pedagogic/popular-type publications:

  • “Collecting Worlds” in The Telegraph, August 10, 2013. 
  • “Sir Asutosh Collection at National Library of Kolkata : An Overview” in Commemorative Volume jointly published by Asutosh College and Asutosh Mookerjee Memorial Institute, June 28, 2014.

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Collaborations : Nil
Special Achievements :
  • Co-authored with Madhurima Neogi, ‘Vaishnavpadabali’: Lyricism, Romanticism and the Indian Literary Tradition in the Annual International Conference of the Centre for Studies in Romantic Literature 2010 at Jadavpur University, Kolkata.
  • On the Origin of the New Woman: Reading Darwin’s Influence on Sarah Grand’s ‘The Beth Book’ in the International Conference on ‘The Expanding Universe: Science and Literature in the Nineteenth Century’, organized by the Department of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, in 2010.
  • Co-authored with Arunima Bhattacharya and Madhurima Neogi, The Texts of Krishna: ‘Krishnakatha’ in Indian Literature, Painting and Music in the National Seminar on 'Intertextual Adaptations and Literary Discourses', organized by the Department of English, University of Burdwan in 2011.
  • Women and Modernisation: A Study of Non-fictional Writings by Bengali Women in Nineteenth Century Bengal in the National Seminar on ‘Representation, Imagination and Narration: Tracing and Locating the Nation through History and Narration’, organized by the Department of English, St. Joseph’s College, Darjeeling in collaboration with the Department of English, Southfield College, Darjeeling in 2012.
  • ‘What’s in a name?’: Mrs. Oliphant and Her Most Prized Possession in the 'Centre for Victorian Studies' Conference, organized by the Department of English, Jadavpur University, in 2012.
  • ‘Batiyaa banaawata/ Man ko lubhaawata’: Storytelling in Thumri and Kathak in the 12th International MELOW Conference at the Panjab University, Chandigarh in 2013.
  • Digital Humanities and Audio Archiving in UGC-sponsored International Seminar on ‘Contemporary Trends in Humanities and Social Sciences’ at A. B. N. Seal College, Coochbehar in 2016.
  • The Sexes Throughout Nature : Descent of Man and Subjection of Women in National Conference on ‘Victoriana’ organized by Department of English & Culture Studies, University of Burdwan in September, 2017.
  • How long does it take to become an artist?: Ageism in Indian Classical Dance in National Conference on ‘Ageing, Ageism and Cultures’ under the UGC-CAS (Phase III) Programme, organized by Department of English, Centre of Advanced Studies, Jadavpur University in September, 2017.