New Alipore College Estd : August 1963. Affiliated to University of Calcutta
NAAC Re-accredited with "B+" grade (2016)

Department of English

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Dr Jaydeep Sarangi

Principal, English

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Ms Bulu Mukhopadhyay

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR & HOD, English

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Dr Neela Sarkar

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, English

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Dr. Dhrubajyoti Banerjee

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, English

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Mr Victor Mukherjee

SACT, English

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Ms Aditi Rudra

SACT, English

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About
BA(English)

The English Department is as old as the college itself which was established on 5th of August 1963. Initially the Department offered courses at the 10+2 and General levels. The Honours Course was introduced in 1994. Since then it has been one of the premier Departments of the college. The entire college has to study English at the Compulsory level and this leads to a wide interaction among the faculty and students of all streams of New Alipore College.

The Department is happy to have a very dynamic student body who actively participate in academics and extracurricular activities of the college. Many have won accolades at inter-college competitions. The University results show a steady improvement and First-Class marks have been achieved frequently. The students are encouraged to take part in Community Outreach and NSS programmes. Such programmes enable them to grow into responsible citizens of the future. 

In addition to the traditional lecture method, film screenings and students’ seminars are arranged. These help to place prescribed texts in contexts and equip students with a larger perspective of the same.

The Department has four full-time faculty members (including the Principal) and one part-time teacher. All five experienced and highly qualified faculty members ensure that students get all academic support as and when they require.

The Department has plans to launch a Language-Lab which would enhance language skills of all students of the college. The Department also plans to start Post-Graduate Course in the very near future.

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2 Missed Intermediate Examination 2020

Those students who have missed to appear for any paper in English  in the 1+1+1 and CBCS system, are requested to contact the department  before 15.12.2020.
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WEBINARS HELD BY DEPT OF ENGLISH , NEW ALIPORE COLLEGE DURING 2020-2021

Sl No Name Speaker Platform Organizer Date Objective Outcome
1.
Cosmopolitan Spaces: Indian Literature
and the counterparts of modernity
Prof. Malasree Lal, Chairperson:Prof Basabi Frazer G meet Dept of English, New Alipore College 21.7.2020 Introducing Modernity in Indian Writing in English for UG students. Discussion helped the students in forming an idea about Modern Indian Novel.
2. Poetry at the edge of fiction Keki N Daruwalla, Chairperson:Dr Sanjukta Dasgupta G meet
IQAC, Depts of English ,
New Alipore College, and Womens Christian College
8.8.2020 Introducing Indian Indian Poetry for UG students. Discussion helped the students in forming an idea about Indian Poetry.
3. Post colonialism Today
Bill Ashcroft in conversation with
Dr Jaydeep Sarangi
G meet The Depts of English, New Alipore college, and Karim City College, Jamshedpur 25.8.2020 Analyzing the basic tenets of Post Colonialism and Its Contemporary Relevance. Discussion helped the students to understand the Post-Colonial Literary Theory.
4. Music in Jane Austen’s Life and Works Gillian Dooley G meet The Depts of English, New Alipore College, Maniben Nanavati Women’s College, Mumbai 29.8.2020 Analyzing Jane Austen's Life and Works with special Emphasis on her use of Music. Discussion helped the students to understand the socio-historic contexts and the cultural milieu of Jane Austen's novels.
5. A Re-reading of D H Lawrence’s Sons and Lovers Dr Nira Konar G meet Dept of English, New Alipore College 2.2.2021 Analyzing Modern English Novel and the Works of D.H. Lawrence. Discussion helped the students to understand Lawrence's Sons and Lovers.
6. Exploring various Dimensions of Tragedy
Students Webinar, participated by students of the Dept of English
New Alipore College and Gokhale Memorial Girls College
G meet Dept of English , New Alipore College 24.2.2021 The seminar organized by the students to explore the different dimensions of Greek, Shakespearean and Modern Tragedy. Seminar helped the students to develop their presentation skills, impromptu speech and in-depth subject knowledge.
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Online Lecture Series
i)Women’s writing in Contemporary times
ii)The Statly Pleasure Dome, The Caves of Ice- Romantic
Poetry and Poetics
iii)Science and supernaturalism in Macbeth
iv)Reading Bankimchandra’s Rajmohan’s Wife and Bishabriksha
v)Women’s Autobiography:Feminist Insinuations
vi)Re-assessing the Partition of Bengal through Fiction and films
i)Dr Miruna George
ii)Dr Nishi PuluGurtha
iii)Dr Niranjan Goswami
iv)Dr Nandini Bhattacharya
v)Dr Ritu SenChoudhury
vi)Dr Somdatta Mandal
G meet
The Dept s of English, IQAC, New Alipore College and St Paul’s
Cathedral Mission College
i)3.7.2021
ii)10.7.2021
iii)17.7.2021
iv)24.7.2021
v)26.7.2021
vi)31.7.2021
Online Lecture Series explored the different aspects of the UG, CBCS English (Hons) Curriculum, while offering a unique Orientation Course to the Undergraduate Semester Students. Discussion helped the students to explore the different areas of specialization related to UG English (Hons) syllabus like Women's Writing, Romantic Poetry, Shakespeare's Tragedy, Bengal Renaissance and Indian English Novel, Feminist Autobiography and Partition Literature.

 

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