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Arka Chattopadhyay

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Arka Chattopadhyay

Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences

  • BA: Presidency College, 2007
  • MA: Jadavpur University, 2009
  • MPhil: Jadavpur University, 2011
  • PhD: Western Sydney University, 2016

Email: arka.chattopadhyay -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Office: 4/333 A
VOIP: 2533


  • Work Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, (Nov 2017 to present)
    • Undergraduate Tutor, Western Sydney University, Sydney, (2015 - 2016)
    • Guest Faculty, Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata, (2012 - 2 months)
    • Guest Faculty, Vidyasagar College, Kolkata, (2010 - 2012)
    • Guest Faculty, Presidency University, Kolkata, (2009 - 2011)

  • Selected Publications

    2019

    JOURNAL ARTICLES

    1. “Political logic of numerical community: Borromean Ones in Lacan and Beckett”, Psychoanalytische Perspectieven/Psychoanalytic Perspectives 36: 4, pp. 483-496.

      2018

      JOURNAL ARTICLES

      • “Gazing Still: Beckett’s Static Bodies on Stage”, in Samuel Beckett Today, 30: 2 (2018) Special Issue: Beckett beyond Words / Beckett au-delà des mots, pp. 279-290.
      • “‘I am Jack the ripper, a Golden Eagle’: Ethical Alterity and Dangers of Narrative Travel in World Literature”, in Interventions: Journal of Postcolonial Studies 21 (published online first in 2018): 2019, pp. 35-53.


        BOOK
    2. Beckett, Lacan and the Mathematical Writing of the Real, London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2019.