• NBA Accreditation: UG-IT, UG-IEE, UG-PE for the academic years 2023-24 to 2025-26
  • NIRF India Ranking 2023: 4th in 'University', 10th in 'Engineering', 19th in 'Research', 18th in 'Pharmacy' and 13th in 'Overall' category
  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) reaccredited Jadavpur University for the third cycle with grade A and CGPA 3.68 on a scale of 4
  • QS World University Rankings Asia 2022: Second highest ranked State University in India, Asian rank 162
  • Times (Asia University) Rankings 2021: Ranked in 201-250 band
  • Times World Universities Rankings 2022: Ranked in the 801-1000 band

Dr.

Doyeeta Majumder

Department : Department of English

Designation : Assistant Professor

E-Mail: doyeeta.majumder@jadavpuruniversity.in

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About

I completed my first two degrees from Jadavpur University and my PhD from the University of St Andrews. Having taught at the University of Edinburgh, and then at Shiv Nadar University, Delhi, I rejoined JU as Assistant Professor of English. My primary research and teaching interests include early modern studies, medieval poetry, law and literature, early modern and 20th c. political theory, history of ideas, translation.

Research Interests

    Early Modern (European) Studies, Law and Literature, History of Ideas, Political Philosophy,

Journal Papers Published

  Book: Tyranny and Usurpation: The New Prince and the Problem of Lawmaking Violence in Early Modern Drama, ISBN: 9781786941688, English Association Monograph Series, (Liverpool: University of Liverpool Press, 2019).   Book: Rajpurush, trans. Doyeeta Majumder, Niccolo Machiavelli’s Il principe, translated from the original Italian. 156 pp. ISBN 978-81-86854-76-7. (Calcutta: Jadavpur University Press, 2012).    “Shakespeare and Monarchy Fusilladed: Republicanism, Succession Crisis, Catholic Propaganda” in Shakespeare and Politics, ed. Chris Fitter (Routledge: Forthcoming)   “The Modern Reader: Michael Madhusudan Dutt and the European Classics” in Kolkata Purosree: Dwishatabarshe Michael Madhusudan, ed. Aveek Majumder, 2023.   “Revisiting the Received Image of Machiavelli in Business Ethics Through a Close Reading of The Prince and Discourses” (co-authored with M. Maity, N. Roy), Journal of Business Ethics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-023-05481-2, 2023.   ‘“Mon semblable, mon frère”: Brothers Petrarch and Literary Self-Construction’ in Renaissance and Reformation 45(1):7-32, DOI: 10.33137/rr.v45i1.39105, 2022.   ‘Tragedy in Bangla Literature’,a translation of Mohitlal Majumdar’s ‘Bangla Sahity-e Tragedy’, in Critical Discourse in Bangla, eds. Subha Chakraborty Dasgupta and Subrata Sinha, (London: Routledge, 2021), eBook ISBN9781003224686. .   ‘Machiavelli and Tyranny’ in Machiavelli Then and Now, eds. Prasanta Chakravarty and Sukanta Chaudhuri, Online ISBN:9781009030120, (New Delhi: Cambridge University Press, 2021), pp.54-72.   ‘The Political Morality Play: Educating the Tudor/Stuart Prince’, Jadavpur University Essays and Studies, 30 (2017), pp. 56-77, ISSN number: 0975-3478.   ‘Absolutism in Gorboduc: The Changing Poetics of Tudor Political Drama’, Renaissance Studies, 32:2 (2018), pp. 201-218.   ‘Counselling the Counsellors: Sir David Lyndsay’s Ane Satyre of the Thrie Estaitis’, Scottish Literary Review, 8:2 (Winter, 2016), pp. 1-18
  • NBA Accreditation: UG-IT, UG-IEE, UG-PE for the academic years 2023-24 to 2025-26
  • NIRF India Ranking 2023: 4th in ‘University’, 10th in ‘Engineering’, 19th in ‘Research’, 18th in ‘Pharmacy’ and 13th in ‘Overall’ category
  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) reaccredited Jadavpur University for the third cycle with grade A and CGPA 3.68 on a scale of 4
  • QS World University Rankings Asia 2022: Second highest ranked State University in India, Asian rank 162
  • Times (Asia University) Rankings 2021: Ranked in 201-250 band
  • Times World Universities Rankings 2022: Ranked in the 801-1000 band