ENLIGHTENMENT TO ERFECTION
Department of Bengali

Ashis Sengupta

Dr. Manjula Bera


M.A.,   B. Ed,   Ph. D.

Professor

Life Member: Bangiya Sahitya Parishad, Kolkata; Paschimbanga Vigyan Mancha, Kolkata; Paschimbanga Itihas Sansad, Kolkatta.


Contact Addresses:

Contact +91- 9434467040(M)
Address (Office) Department of Bengali, University of North Bengal, Raja Rammohanpur, P.O.- NBU, Dist-Darjeeling, West Bengal, Pin-734013, India
e-Mail d.manjulabera@gmail.com

Subject specialization: Comparative Literature

Areas of Research Interest:

  1. Medieval Literature
  2. Baishnav Literature
  3. Manuscripts Study
  4. Changing Profile of Women
  5. Novel & Short Story
  6. Rabindra Literature

No. of Ph.D. students:    (a) Supervised: 19       (b) Ongoing: 05.

No. of M.Phil. students: (a) Supervised: 04       (b) Ongoing: 04.

No. of Publications:        (a) Articles: 35        ( b) Book(s) : 08

Achievement & Awards:

Professional Experiences:

Administrative Experiences:

  • Lecturer-in-Charge, Kalipada Ghosh Tarai Mahavidyalaya, Bagdogra, Darjeeling (Earlier place of posting)
    • 7 years 3 months (from 07-05-1990 to 31-07-1997).
  • Head of the Department, Department of Bengali, University of North Bengal
    • 4 years (2 terms), (from 28-11-2000 to 30-11-2004)
    • 3 months (from 05-02- 2009 to 04-05-2009).
    • 2 Years ---From 01-01-2011 to 31-12-2012
  • In-charge, Manuscripts section, Department of Bengali, University of North Bengal.
    • 17 years, (Since July 1999 ).
  • Course Co-Ordinator: UGC sponsored 1st Refresher Course in Bengali in the Department of Bengali, NBU on the title heading
    • Unish – Bish Sataker Bangla Sahitya  -----   from 22.2.2002   to 14.3.2002.
  • Course Co-Ordinator: UGC sponsored 2nd Refresher Course in Bengali in the Department of Bengali, NBU on the title heading
    • Bangla Samalochana Sahitya  ----- from 16.12.2002 to 15.1.2003.
  • Conducted the Remedial Coaching Programme for SC/ST students sponsored by UGC for as Co-Ordinator in my earlier place of posting at Kalipadada ghosh Tarai Mahavidyalaya,  Bagdogra, Darjeeling.
    • 2  Years (from July,1995 to July,1997)
  • Organised 3(Three) day UGC sponsored National Seminar on 14-16 March, 2001 on “Swadhinata Uttarkaler Bangla Kathasahitya” in the
    Department of  Bengali, University of North Bengal.
  • Organised 2(two) days Workshop on ‘Manuscripts Preservation and Manuscripts Reading’ on 26-27 March, 2002 in the Department   
    of Bengali, University of North Bengal.
  • Organised 3(Three) day UGC sponsored National Seminar on 18-20 March 2009 on “Shatabarsher  Aloke Manik Bandopadhyaya, Buddhadeb Basu O Ashapurna Devi” in the Department of Bengali, University of North Bengal.
  • Organised 2 (Two) days UGC sponsored National Seminar on 24-25th February, 2011  on “ Rabindra Sahitya” in the Department of Bengali, University of North Bengal.
  • Organised 2 (Two) days UGC sponsored National Seminar on 14-15th March, 2012  on “ Sardha-Dwisatabarshe William Carey” in the
    Department of Bengali, University of North Bengal.
  • Conducted University Annual (Final) Examination in U G and P G Level so many times.
  • Chaired as Chairperson of P. G. Board of Studies in Bengali of University of Gour Banga, Malda from December 2009 to May 2012 i,e, two and half years.
  • Co-ordinator, Basic Facilities of Women, Under UGC Merged Scheme, University of North Bengal
  • Convenor, NAAC Committee, Department of Bengali, University of North Bengal

Projects Completed:

Selective List of Publications:

            Books:
  1. (1999) Baishnav Padabalir Bhashasaili Sonar Tari, 4A, North Nowdapara Road, Kolkata – 700057.
  2. (2006) Abdul Karim Sahityabisharad in Sahitya Sadhak Chritmala – 168, Bangiya Sahitya Parishad, 243/1 Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata – 700006.
  3. (2008) Manasamangal  :  Charitra O Samaj Byakhyan Books Way, 86A College Street, Kolkata – 73.
  4. (2009) Chandidas- Charcha, Dhrupadi, 17 Bechu Chatterjee Street, Kolkata – 700009.
  5. (2012) Sardha-Dwisatabarshe Willium Carey University of North Bengal, Rajarammohanpur, Darjeeling, Pin- 734013.
  6. (2015) Satimoyna O Lorchandrani: Parjalochana O Bishleshan Bangiya Sahitya Sansad, 11A, Bankim Chatterjee Street, Kolkata – 73.
  7. (To be Published Shortly) Jamidar Rabindranath: Sristi O Karmer Bandhane Sonar Tari, 4A, North Nowdapara Road, Kolkata – 57.
  8. (In Press) Nari Pragatir Itihas (Part -I), Bangiya Sahitya Sansad, 11A, Bankim Chatterjee Street, Kolkata – 73.

    Journal Articles:

  9. (1999) Bharater Swadhinata Andolaner Patobhumikay Narir SamaJik O Rajnaitik Abasthan, Bulletin of the North Bengal University Women’s Association, Vol.1, NBU.
  10. (2001) “Janavigyan Andolane Mahila Vigyan Karmir Dayitwa O Kartabya”, Janavigyaner Istahar, Bulletin of the Paschim Banga Vigyan Manch, Vol.—XIII, Issue -4, Kolkata - 12.
  11. (2002) “Galper Angike Kabi Nazruler Byaktimanas”, Ujjiban, Tri-monthly Literary Patrika, Utsav Sankhya, 2002 Kolkata.
  12. (2002) “Rajsingha : Prakashita - Rupe Vinnata”, Uttardhwani, (A bulletin of Literature, Society and culture), Sarad Sankhya, 2002, Siliguri.
  13. (2003) “Women in quest of gaining Self-dependence” , Proceeding of the National Seminar published by the Center for Women’s Studies, NBU.
  14. (2003) “Narir Kshamatayane Kusanskar O Samajik Pratibandhakata”, Ekti Prayas, Vol.I. Jointly Published by Centre for Women’s Studies, NBU and Prasar Bharati (Akashbani), Siliguri.
  15. (2003)“Charitrahin: Sediner Mantabya Ajker Bhabna”, Uttardhwani, (A bulletin of Literature, Society and culture), Sarad Sankhya, 2003, Siliguri.
  16. (2003) “Rajsingha: Prakashita - Rupe Vinnata”, Bishay Bangla Upanyas - Vol I. (Book) edited by Biren Chanda, Editor, Uttardhwani, published by Baiwala, 149 Canal St., Sribhumi, Kolkatta – 48
  17. (2003) “Charitrahin: Sediner Mantabya Ajker Bhabna”, Bishay Bangla Upanyas- Vol I. (Book) edited by Biren Chanda, Editor, Uttardhwani, published by Baiwala, 149 Canal St., Sribhumi, Kolkatta – 48
  18. (2003) “Chhotogalpokar Banaphul: Jiban Baichittrir Rupokar”, North Bengal University Review (Humanities and Social Sciences), 2001-2003, University of North Bengal, Rajarammohanpur, Darjeeling – 734013.
  19. (2003) “Swanirvarata O Narir Kshamatayan”, Ekti Prayas, Vol.II. Jointly Published by Centre for Women’s Studies, NBU and Prasar Bharati (Akashbani Siliguri)
  20. (2004)“Meghnad Badh Kabyer Bhasasaili”, “Meghnad Badh Kabya O Kabi Prasange”(Book) edited by Prof. Ujjwal Kumar Majumder and Published by Sonar Tari, 4A, North   Nowdapara   Road, Kolkata – 57
  21. (2007) Tin Banger Tin Kabir Dristite Chandsadagar Charitra , Agrani Prabandha Sangraha (Book) Edited by Sri Basudev Mosel & Published by Books Way, 86A College Street, Kolkata - 73
  22. (2007) Chaitanya Jibani Granthe Nityanander Grihadharmakatha, Manab Premik Sri Nityananda (Book) edited by Dr. Uma Bandopadhay, Published by Sonar Tari, 4A North Nowdapara Road, Kolkata-57
  23. (2007) Dwarakanather Prati Rukshmini : Swayambarar Atmanibedan , Birangana Kabya-Chacha (Book) edited by        Prof. Ujjwal  Kumar Majumder, Published by Sonar Tari, 4A, North Nowdapara Road, Kolkata - 700057
  24. (2007) ‘Birangana’ : Namer Jatharthye , Birangana Kabya-Chacha (Book) edited by Prof. Ujjwal  Kumar Majumder, Published by Sonar Tari, 4A, North Nowdapara Road, Kolkata - 700057
  25. (2007) Anugalper Banaful : Jibansatyer  Anusandhani , Proceedings of the 80th Annual Conference of NBBSS published by Nikhil Bharat Banga Sahitya Sammelan, Bangalore, India.
  26. (2008 Baimela) Srikrishnakirtaner Bhasasaili , Srikrishnakirtan Charcha (Book), edited by Prof. Naresh Chandra Jana and Published by Dey Publications, 13 Bankim Chatterjee Street, Kolkata -73.
  27. (2008) Sanskrita Sahitya O  Rabindranath: Atul Chandra Gupter Dristite , Selected Essays (Book) Edited by Sujata Koley Published by Bangiya Sahitya Sansad, 11A, Bankim Chatterjee Street, Kolkata – 73.
  28. (2008) Tin Banger Tin Kabir Dristite Chandsadagar Charitra , Agrani Prabandha Sangraha (Book) Edited by Sri Basudev Mosel & Published by Books Way, 86A College Street, Kolkata - 73
  29. (2011) Unish Satake Nari Sikshar Chalchitra : Bastabe O Sahitye, Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress of Bengal Studies (Sammelan) held on 17-20th December, 2011 in Dacca, Banladesh.
  30. (2012) Bipradas Piplai -er “Manasabijoy” Kabye Narir Samaj Abasthan. , Bivabita (Book) edited by Ranjit Biswas and Sahadev Roy, Published by Bangiya Sahitya Sansad, 6/2 Ramanath Majumdar Street,  Kolkata -9
  31. (2012) Banla Bhasha O Sahitya Charchay Willium Carey , Willium Carey : Jivan O Sahitya Sadhana (Book) edited by Prof. Manjula Bera Published by University of North Bengal, Rajarammohanpur, Darjeeling – 734013.
  32. (2012, Aashar 1419/June) Satinath Bhadurhir ‘Gananayak’: Bastab Dristir Silpita Rup , Sandhitsa (Literary Patrika), Sri Aravinda Bhavan, 8, Sakespeare Sarani,Kolkata.-700071
  33. (2012) Shesher Kabita : Srashtar Abhipray , Rabindranather Shesher Kabita : Fire Dekha Nana Chokhe (Book), edited by Rajatkishore Dey and Published by Ratnabali, 55 D, Keshavchandra Sen Street, Kolkata – 700009 (ISBN : 978-93-81329-13-9)
  34. (2012, October) Abdul Karim Sahityabisharad : Jiban O Karmadhara , ARJAB (Patrika), Dwitiya Barsha Dwitiya Sankhya, Arjab Gabesana Parishad, E 94, Uttarbanga Biswavidyalay Aabasan, North Bengal University, Darjeeling – 734013 (ISSN : 2319-1287)
  35. (2012, November) Satinath Bhadurir Gananayak : Bastabdristir Silpita  Rup , Magurmari (Patrika), Pratham Barsha Pratham Sankhya (ISSN 2319-8729) Published by Anyakagaj, Siliguri.
  36. (2013, April-June) Chandidaser Padabalir Baknirmiti , Visvabharati Patrika, (Editor – Prof. Amitrasudan Bhattacharya) Visva Bharati Granthan Bibhag, 6 Acharya Jagadish Chandra Basu Road, Kolkata - 700017
  37. (2013, October-December) Grantha Parichay (Book Review) Rabindranath: Prachin Bangla Sahityer Nutan Path; Biswanath Roy; Ebang Musayera, Visvabharati Patrika, (Editor – Prof.  Amitrasudan Bhattacharya) Visva Bharati Granthan Bibhag, 6 Acharya Jagadish Chandra Basu Road, Kolkata – 700017
  38. (2014, Kolkata Baimela) Shibnath Satri : Unish Sataker Banga Samaj O Sanskritir Itihasbetta , Bish Sataker Bangla Prabandhacharya (Book) edited by Dr. Utpal Mandal and Dr. Rita Modak & published by Bangiya Sahitya Sansad, 11A, Bankim Chatterjee Street, Kolkata – 700073.
  39. (2014, Kolkata Baimela) Baishnav Dharma Aandolan O Srichaitanyadev , Srichaitanya : Ekaler Bhabna(Book) edited by Tapas Basu & published by Bangiya Sahitya Sansad, 11A, Bankim Chatterjee Street, Kolkata – 73.
  40. (2015, July) Aashapurna Devir ‘Aaojan` : Natun Bhavna Grahaner Prastutir Aalekhya, Galpakatha : Prasanga Aashapurna Devir Nirbachita Chhotagalpa (Book) Edited by Samaresh Majumder and Tapan Mandal & Published by Vidya, 11 Raja Rammohan Roy Road, Navapally, Barasat, Kolkata -- 700126.
  41. (Will be Published) Jamidar Rabindranath : Sristi O Karmer Bandhane, Bangla Bibhagiya Patrika, Department of Bengali, University of North Bengal
  42. (2015) Satimoyna O Lorechandrani :Ekti Tulanamulak Aalochana, Visvabharati Patrika, (Editor – Prof.  Amitrasudan Bhattacharya) Visva Bharati Granthan Bibhag, 6 Acharya Jagadish Chandra Basu Road, Kolkata – 700017
  43. (2015) Rabindranather Sristite Kalidas O Tanr Sahitya-Kriti, Visvabharati Patrika, Visva Bharati Granthan Bibhag, 6 Acharya Jagadish Chandra Basu Road, Kolkata – 17.