Pradipta Mukherjee

Pradipta Mukherjee is a film critic and assistant professor in the Department of English, Vidyasagar College for Women. She is Visiting Faculty in the Post Graduate Department of English, University of Calcutta. Mukherjee completed a UGC funded research project on Shakespearean Cinema and is presently coordinator of Film Studies Department in her college. She has been a member of the Regional Film Selection Board, Prasar Bharti, Doordarshan Kendra Kolkata. Her published works include two books: Studies in John Fowles’s The French Lieutenant’s Woman (2010) and Shakespeare on the Celluloid: Global Perspectives (2014). She has co-authored a book with Debasish Lahiri titled Tragic Survivals: From the Hellenic to the Postmodern (2017). She has two co-edited anthologies, The Diasporic Dilemma: Exile, Alienation and Belonging (2015) and Women’s Education in India: Past Predicaments and Future Possibilities (2016).  Her articles on Cinema and Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender in Cinema and Adaptation Studies have been widely published in national and international journals, the most recent being “Women, Media and Resistance in Contemporary Indian Cinema” in Pleasures of the Spectacle: The London Film and Media Reader 3, UK.  Mukherjee is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer and a choreographer.