Dr Debnita Chakravarti is an Associate Professor of English at Shri Shikshayatan College where she tries to get students who are reading to learn to read as well. After Jadavpur University, she did her Ph.D. from the University of Reading. She was subsequently a Charles Wallace scholar with a visiting fellowship at the University of Southampton. She has taught at the erstwhile Presidency College, Calcutta University, and French to management students. Alongside presenting and publishing academic papers, she enjoys freelancing as a creative writer. Dr Chakravarti has hosted several literary events with Ian Rankin, Alexander McCall Smith, Ruskin Bond, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Ashwin Sanghi, Amish Tripathi and Shashi Deshpande, among others.
March 25, 2022 ● 6 pm
Girish Karnad’s This Life At Play - Raghu Karnad, Mohan Agashe and Arshia Sattar* on the plays, the films, the writings, the man. In conversation with Debnita Chakravarti (Arshia Sattar will join online)