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Dr. Arpita Raj's profile

Name : Dr. Arpita Raj

Designation : Assistant Professor & HOD
Qualification : M.A, M.Phill, PhD
Subject : English
Department Name : Humanities
Email ID :
Address : Midnapore

Degree name Institute Year of passing/awarded
Madhyamik Dasagram MBKB Balika Vidyalaya 2002
Higher Secondary Dasagram S.S. Sikshasadan 2004
B.A. in English Raja N.L. Khan Women's College 2007
M.A. in English Ravenshaw University 2009
M. Phil in English Ravenshaw University 2010
Ph. D Vidyasagar University 2018
  • Counsellor of Netaji Subhas Open University, Raja N.L. Khan Women's College from September 2009 to October 2011
  • Project Fellow of UGC-DRS-SAP in Vidyasagar University from October 2011 to March 2014
  • Guest Lecturer in Kharagpur College from October 2011 to February 2015
  • Full time research staff in ICSSR (Vidyasagar University) from March 2015 to October 2016
  • Assistant Professor in Midnapore City College from August 2017 to till date.
Field of Specialization Research Area/ Areas of Interest
Tribal and Indigenous Studies Folk Literature
Indian Writing in English Indian Novel
Linguistics English Language Teaching
Sl no. Subject
1 Indian writing in English
2 Dalit literature
3 Romantic Literature
4 English Language and Linguistics
5 Victorian Literature
6 American Literature
7 Australian Aboriginal Literature
8 Classical Literature
9 Post-colonial Literature
10 Literary Theory and Criticism

International Publication

Sl no. Title Author Journal Name ISBN/ISSN Page No/Internet DOI Impact Factor Year Link
1 A Review on Around the Hearth: Khasi Legends Raj, A(2nd Author) MZU Journal of Literature and cultural Studies 2348-1188 2023
2 Legal Pluralism: A Case Study on Autonomous Socio-political and Judicial System in Santal Society Raj, A(2nd Author) ECS Transactions 19385862 2021
3 A Brief History of Adivasi Koda Nagchiki Raj, A Janajati Darpan 978-93-82158-74-5 25-28 2020 View File
4 Revisiting Human and Non-Human Relationship in Santal Worldview Raj, A Lokaratna 2347-6427 10-16 2019
5 Is Witchcraft a Suppressed Desire of Women Empowerment in Santal Society?: A Study in Select Santal Folktales Raj,A International Journal of Recent Scientific Research 0976-3031 10.24327/IJRSR 2018
6 Living in the World of Sacrifices of Human and Non-Human Beings: A Study in the Faith-Healing System of the Santals in Select Santal Folktales Raj,A The Literati 2248-9576 15-19 2017
7 Situating Vladimir Propp in the Structural Analysis of Indian Folktale: A Study Raj,A The Criterion: An International Journal in English 0976-8165 795-803 2017
8 Dalit in the 21st Century Classroom: A Review of Listen to the Flames: Texts and Readings from the Margins Raj,A Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities 0975-2935 2017
9 Similarities of Social Customs and Religious Concepts of the Santals with the Hindus: A Study of Select Santal Folk Tale Raj,A Repositioning Folklore and Indigenous Knowledge Systems 978-81-931721-0-0 82-89 2015
10 Beyond the Canon of Mammon- An Ecocultural Reading of Santal Folktales Raj, A. Indian Journal of Research in Multidisciplinary Studies 2348-2524 279-288 2014 View File

Books/Chapter Published

Sl no. Title Author Journal Name ISBN/ISSN Page No/Internet DOI Impact Factor Year Link
1 Revisiting Indigenous Identity in Santal Folktales: A Critical Study Raj, A Authors Press 978-93-89615-27-2 2019 View File
2 A Companion to English Literature Raj,A (Editor) 978-93-89209-15-0 2019
Sl no. Scholar name Thesis title Co-Supervisor Status Completion year
1 Abhishek Chakravorty Tribes & Tigermen: A Biophilic study of the Myths and Folktales of North-East India 2025 Ongoing
Sl no. Title of the Seminar/Conference/Workshop Year Role Venue Funding agency
1 Recent Trends in Literature: New Horizons 2020 Convener Department of Humanities (English & Bengali), Midnapore City College Midnapore City College
2 Narrative Space in Literature: Theoretical Perspective 2021 Convener Department of Humanities (English), Midnapore City College Midnapore City College
3 Customs and Religious Concepts of the Santals with the Hindus: A Study of Select Santal Folk Tale 2014 Paper Presenter Indian Folklore Congress (Centurion University) Indian Folklore Congress
4 Remapping the English Literary Canon: Language Society and Culture 2013 Paper Presenter Vidyasagar University UGC
5 Odissa Folklore: Text and Context 2012 Paper Presenter RD Women's College, Bhubaneswar Odissa Lokosanskriti and Gobesana Parisad
6 Importance of Santali Magazine 2016 Paper Presenter Vidyasagar University ICSSR
7 The Documentation and Translation of the Oral and Written Literature of the Tribal Communities in West Bengal 2012 Attended Vidyasagar University UGC
8 Translation of Bengali Dalit Poetry 2012 Attended Vidyasagar University UGC
9 History,Myth & Fiction: An Interface Indian English Novel 2011 Attended Kharagpur College
10 Jackal as a Cultural Hero in Select Indigenous Folktales: A Study 2022 paper presenter T Achievers Foundation for English Studies, UP
11 Indigenous Culture and Tradition: A Study on Environmental Sustainability of the Santals 2023 paper presenter Debra Thana SKS Mahavidyalaya ICPR