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Dr. Suparna Banerjee

Dr. Suparna Banerjee

Affiliate Research Fellow, Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies (ScoTs), Edinburgh.

Dr. Suparna Banerjee is an academic and a writer based in Bengal, India. She has a Master’s degree in English from the University of Burdwan, where she graduated with a First in the First Class. Her Ph.D–on the dialectic of science and gender in the speculative fiction of Mary Shelley and Margaret Atwood—was earned in 2009 from the IIT Bombay, a top-tier institute in India. Currently she is a tenured faculty of English at Krishnath College, Berhampore, West Bengal. The College is affiliated to the Kalyani University. As an academic, she has more than a decade’s experience of teaching UG and PG courses at prestigious government-sector positions. Read more

Unveiling the Plaque to Anapurna Turkhud Littledale, Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Nalini’ on Ana’s 132nd Death Anniversary, 2 July 2023

This is an account of the life of Anapurna Turkhud Littledale who was a special presence in the life of Rabindranath Tagore, whom he called ‘Nalini’.  Historical research and investigations with The Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies led to identifying where her body, and the body of her Denzil her child, came to their final resting places in Morningside Cemetery in Edinburgh, Scotland. The following is a recording of a memorial ceremony and unveiling of a plaque to commemorate her life and the life of her child Denzil. Read more