Dr. Shayani Bhattacharya

Shayani Bhattacharya

Associate Professor of English

Email: shayanib@lvc.edu

Phone: 717-867-6442

Office Location: Humanities 208-D

B.A., M.A., Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

World Literature, Global Film, Science Fiction and Fantasy, American Literature, British Literature, Postcolonial Literature, Crime Fiction

Research & Practice Areas:
Post-1945 Anglophone Literature, Memory Studies, Narrative Theory

Dr. Shayani Bhattacharya’s paper, “Alternate Histories as Literary Resistance in Afrofuturism, won the Best Faculty/Independent Scholar Paper, Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2024 Popular Culture Association Conference, Chicago, IL., March 2024.

“The Silence Of the Subaltern: The Rejection of History and Language in Amitav Ghosh’s The Calcutta Chromosome,” Environments in Science Fiction: Essays on Alternative Spaces. ed. Susan Bernardo (McFarland, 2014): 112-34.