Sukanta Chaudhuri is Professor Emeritus at the Department of English, Jadavpur University. He has been Director of the School of Cultural Texts and Records at Jadavpur and a Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford. He has many publications on the European Renaissance and textual studies, and was Project Director for Bichitra, the complete Tagore variorum website. He edited the collection Calcutta: The Living City, and writes and campaigns on education and civic issues. He has prepared the Third Arden edition of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2017) and A Companion to Pastoral Poetry of the English Renaissance (The Manchester Spenser) (2018).
January 24, 2020 ● 12:40 pm
King Lear in 2020 - Vinay Pathak, Sukanta Chaudhuri, Anant Mahapatra, and Preti Taneja discuss Shakespeare’s tragic old king in the new millennium. In conversation with Debnita Chakravarti
January 25, 2020 ● 1 pm
Tagore's Universe: The World, the Earth and the Cosmos - Sukanta Chaudhuri and Somak Raychaudhury on Tagore’s engagement with science, the arts and his times