Angshuman Kar

Angshuman Kar is a Bengali poet and novelist, and Professor of English at the University of Burdwan’s Department of English and Culture Studies. He was also the Secretary, Sahitya Akademi, Eastern Region, and a member of the Advisory Board (Bengali) of the Sahitya Akademi. He has several collections of poems, two novels, three novellas, a collection of short stories, and a memoir to his credit. Kar has received seven awards including the Krittibas Puroskar, Bangiyo Sahityo Parishad Puroskar, and the Paschim Banga Bangla Akademi Puroskar. He has also completed an Australia-India Council supported project designed for translating Australian aboriginal poetry into Bengali.

Attending Session

January 25, 2020 ● 2:10 pm
Nijer Shobde Kaaj Koro - Anupam Roy and his new collection of poems. In conversation with Angshuman Kar. Launch of Nijer Shobe Kaaj Koro by Sankar (Bangla Session)

January 25, 2020 ● 4:40 pm
Aami Benoy Majumdar - Angshuman Kar discusses his new novel with Bratya Basu. In conversation with Shamik Ghosh. Launch of Aami Benoy Majumdar by Bratya Basu