Department of Business Administration

Queen Sarkar

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.Phil

Email-ID : queen@rajagiri.edu

Queen Sarkar has done her PhD (submitted thesis) from IIT Kharagpur. The title of her thesis is “A Poetics of Cosmopolitanism: Contemporary Indian English Poetry and the Shared Global Poetic Imaginary”. Her research interest includes poetry, cross-cultural communication, visual cultural communication, non-verbal communication, translation and, curation. As a Teaching Assistant, she also has a four years of experience in teaching English for Communication to the B.Tech students in IIT Kharagpur.She has been invited to moderate a session titled “Exclusion, Displacement, and Adaptation” in the KFLC: The Languages, Literatures, and Cultural Conferences, organized by The University of Kentucky, Lexington, 19-21 April, 2018. Her paper titled “A Song for Every Voice: Tales of Dissent in Karthika Nair’s Until the Lions” got selected in the 2018 KFLC: The Languages, Literatures, and Cultural Conferences, organized by The University of Kentucky, Lexington. In addition to this, she has also presented and published her papers in reputed International Journals. During her M.Phil, she worked on New Zealand literature, and the precarious existence of  women in the sex industry and its subculture. The title of her M.Phil thesis is “A Lesbian Critical Study of Raewyn Alexander’s Fat”.She has also played the character of “Lata” for Indian Director, playwright, actor and writer, Mahesh Dattani’s Play Dance Like A Man, organized by the Department of English, Banaras Hindu University.

  • PhD (Pursuing PhD Programme in the Department of Humanities & Social Sciences at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Dec, 2014- Present)
  • M. Phil
  • Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad (2013-2014)
  • M.A in English Literature
  • Banaras Hindu University (2011-2013)
  • Poetry, Cross-Cultural Communication, Visual Cultural Communication, Non-Verbal Communication, Translation and, Curation
  • Sarkar, Queen, and H S Komalesha. “Poetry Beyond Boundaries: A Review of Sudeep Sen's Fractals.” Ashvamegh Indian Journal of English Literature, Vol. 2, No.19, Aug. 2016, ashvamegh.net/book-reviews/fractals-sudeep-sen-review/.
  • This review of Fractals (Poetry Beyond Boundaries: A Review of Sudeep Sen’s Fractals) has also been incorporated in Wings PressBarnes & Noble (Editorial Reviews), Booktopia (Industry Reviews), Independent Publishers Group (Reviews)
  • Sarkar, Queen, and R. K. Singh. “Sex and Power Control in Raewyn Alexander’s Fat.” Creative Forum, Vol. 27, No.1, Jan-Jun. 2014, pp.17-28.
  • Sarkar, Queen, and R. K. Singh. “Raewyn Alexander’s Ironic Vision in Fat.” Conifers CallShimla Journal of Poetry and Criticism,Vol.6, No.2 & Vol.7, No.1, Mar-Apr 2015, pp. 65-72.
  • Published a short article, “Love...Is it a Bondage?” in The VolcanoAn Eruption of Literary Lava Vol II-II: 2011-2012 ISSN 2278-8069 (Students Journal of Department of English, Banaras Hindu University)
  • Presented paper titled, “A Song for Every Voice: Tales of Dissent in Karthika Nair’s Until the Lions” in the 2018 KFLC: The Languages, Literatures, and Cultural Conferences, organized by The University of Kentucky, Lexington, 19-21 April, 2018.
  • Moderated the session “Exclusion, Displacement, and Adaptation” in the KFLC: The Languages, Literatures, and Cultural Conferences, organized by The University of Kentucky, Lexington, 19-21 April, 2018.
  • Presented paper titled, “Exposing Claustrophobic Spaces: Social Concerns in the poetry of Nerrada Suresh” at the National Conference on “Indian English Poetry by Women since 1980s” organized by Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, 30-31 January 2014.
  • Achieved the “Top Four Young Innovators of Jharkhand” award by State Consultation on Innovation, organized by Government of Jharkhand and Centre for Innovations and Public Systems, Hyderabad, on Dec. 21-22, 2013.