1 - 5 February 2024 | Hotel Clarks Amer, Jaipur
Rosinka Chaudhuri is Director and Professor of Cultural Studies at the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta (CSSSC). She was inaugural Mellon Professor of the Global South at Oxford University, 2017-18, and has held visiting positions at King’s College, London, Delhi University, Cambridge University and Columbia University. Her books include Gentlemen Poets in Colonial Bengal: Emergent Nationalism and the Orientalist Project, Freedom and Beef-Steaks: Colonial Calcutta Culture and The Literary Thing: History, Poetry and the Making of a Modern Cultural Sphere She has edited Derozio, Poet of India: A Definitive Edition, The Indian Postcolonial, A History of Indian Poetry in English, An Acre of Green Grass and Other English Writings of Buddhadeva Bose, and a series titled Social Science Across Discipline. Her translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s letters, titled Letters from a Young Poet (1887-94) received an Honourable Mention in the category A.K. Ramanujan Prize for Translation (S. Asia) at the Association for Asian Studies Book Prizes 2016.