Swagata Kumar Basu, Assistant Professor

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M. A. (JNU, New Delhi), M. Phil. (JNU, New Delhi)

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Area of Specialization: Spanish Language, Literature and Culture, Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language (ELE), Immigration in Spanish Cinema, Impact of Migration on European Society and Culture

Area of Interest: Spanish Literature of 19th and 20th century, Migration Studies, Identity in Contemporary World, Response to Modernity in India and Spain, Nationalism

Awards & Honors:

Best five publications in last five years:

1. Basu, Swagata (2013) Mahi’s overweight body and her desire for a prince charming: An assessment of the de-stereotyping efforts in and the reception of the TV show ‘Mahi Way’ in De-stereotyping Indian Body and Desire Ed. Kaustav Chakraborty. Camdridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne. 2013. Pg. 135-148. ISBN: 978-1-4438-5253-1

2. Basu, Swagata (2012) ‘I’ am made by my ‘Other’: Migration, ‘Others’ and Identity in contemporary Spanish novels. Problematics on Ethnicity, Identity & Literature (ISEIL-2012). Ed. Anooradha Chakrabarty Barua & Hemanta Kr. Nath. The Sibsagar College, Joysagar, Assam 2012. Pg.20-25. ISBN: 978-81-924140-5-8

3. Basu, Swagata (2011) La inmigración y su representación: un vistazo a cine español de inmigración. (Immigration and its representation: an overview of Spanish Immigration Cinema). Hispanic Horizon. No. 28. 2011. ISSN: 0970-7522

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