Faculty Profile for Dr. Suparno Banerjee

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Dr. Suparno Banerjee
Associate Professor — English
FH 241
phone: (512) 245-3714

Biography Section

Research Interests

Science Fiction and Fantasy, Postcolonial Studies, Indian Literature and Culture, Russian Literature

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Banerjee, S. (2019). “India.” In The Routledge Companion to Cyberpunk Culture (pp. 408–415). Routledge.
  • Banerjee, S. (2018). “2001: A Space Odyssey: A Transcendental Trans-Locution.” In J. Fenwick (Ed.), Understanding Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey: Representation and Interpretation (pp. 49–62). Intellect.
  • Banerjee, S. (2017). India, Geopolitics, and Specters of Future War. In I. Lavender III (Ed.), Dis-Orienting Planets: Representations of Asia in Science Fiction (pp. 218–231). University of Mississippi Press.
  • Banerjee, S. (2016). Crossing the Border: Depiction of India in Ian McDonald’s River of Gods and Cyberbad Days. Science Fiction Studies, 43(3), 496–513.
  • Banerjee, S. (2015). Ruptured Bodies and Invaded Grains: Biotechnology as Bioviolence in Indian Science Fiction. Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, 26(1), 58–74.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Faculty Developmental Leave, Texas State University. August 1, 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Received Tenure, Texas State University. 2016
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching from Department of English. 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Award for Excellence in Teaching in College of the Liberal Arts. 2014
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching from Department of English. 2013

Selected Grants

  • Ledbetter, Kathryn (Principal), Banerjee, Suparno (Co-Principal). Library Online Resource Grant, Texas State University, $33921. (Funded: March 25, 2019 - Present). Grant.
  • Banerjee, Suparno (Principal). Research Enhancement Program, Texas State University, $8000. (Submitted: October 2016, Funded: January 2017 - June 2018). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Library Committee
August 2017-Present
Faculty Senate Library Committee
Reviewer / Referee
Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts
Reviewer / Referee
Routledge: Book proposal "A Century of Encounters: Writing the Other in Arab North Africa"
September 2017-October 2017
Guest of Honor
International Seminar on the 150th Birth Anniversary of Sister Nivedita, Jadavpur University
October 27, 2017