Kalyani Dutta – Dean Emeritus Poetics


Kalyani Dutta, Reader (retd.), Department of English, Indraprastha College (1964 –2007) She has been awarded Translation Award: Katha Vilasam Foundation, Delhi, 2000. Her publications include An Anthology of English Poetry, co-editor, Orient Longmans, 1970 ; Women, Education, and Politics: The Women’s Movement and Delhi’s Indraprastha College:   with Meena Bhargava , Oxford University Press, Delhi, 2005 ; Rajkahini: Abanindranath Tagore, Translated from Bengali into English, Katha, Delhi, 2005.

Her articles include – “Travails and Temptations of Learning: Renaissance Art and Marlowe’s Dr. Faustus’ – Bulletin of the Shakespeare Society of India, 1993-94. ‘Rokeya Sakhawat Hosain’s Gyanphal and Muktiphal ; A Critique of The Iconography of the Nation As Mother ‘ –The Indian Journal Of  Gender Studies , Sage India, vol 7,  July-Dec 2000, ‘Eve’s Daughters’ – The Book Review, vol 25, No. 3, March 2001

The Short Stories in collections​ –  “Stove” Premendra Mitra, in Imaging the Other, Ed Sara Rai & GJV Prasad, Katha, 2000, “Sneholata” Meenakshi Sen, in Katha Prize Stories Vol 9, 2000 [Translation Award 2000,  Three contributions in   The Essential Tagore ed. Fakhrul Alam & Radha Chakravarty, Indian edition – Viswabharati,  2011,  US edition – Harvard University Press. 2011.
The Black Ant’s Remarks,  The Muslim Lady’s Tale,  Letter to Pulinbehari
Recent article – “ Wandering in Orissa’ : Mail Today,  Sunday January 19, 2014

Appeared as Expert on ‘Poetry and 19th century Art’, in Documentary, Romanticism Reconsidered, under   UGC Programme ‘Literature and Society’ for Doordarshan, Filmed at MSRC, Jamia Milia, Producer Ruhi Tabassum
1981: Director,    Three day National Seminar on “Women and Culture”, (UGC Sponsored), 26, 27, 28 November 1981