Faculty at School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Islam in South Asia Gender Studies Queer Studies Transnational Literary Networks Intellectual History
Dual-badged Ph.D. IIT Bombay and Monash University
Postdoctoral Fellow, IIT Bombay
Paul, Sreejata. “Sofia Khatun’s Silsila: A Genealogy of Foremothers in Print.” In “Women Writers and Social/Political Activism,” edited by Lise Shapiro Sanders and Carey Snyder. Special Issue, Women: A Cultural Review (forthcoming).
Paul, Sreejata. “An Invitation into the Mehfil: Muslim Women’s Interregional Intellectual Networks.” Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy (forthcoming).
Dasgupta, Ananya, and Sreejata Paul. “Sexual Cultures and Imaginations of Justice in Anvita Dutt’s Bulbbul (2020).” Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry 7, no. 2 (2021): 48-76.
Paul, Sreejata. “Inversion and Prolepsis: Begum Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain’s Feminist Utopian Strategies.” In Ethical Futures and Global Science Fiction, edited by Zachary Kendal et al., 29-47. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. ISBN: 978-3-030-27892-2.
“Writing Rokeya: Foremothers, Intergenerational Camaraderie, and Muslim Women’s Biographical Writing in Twentieth-Century Bengal.” Tasavvur Collective International Symposium: Writing Muslim Women in South Asia. Online via Zoom. Aug. 5-7, 2022.
“Ilm-e-Ilahi (Brahmagyan): Parenthetical Translation, ‘Knowledge of God’ and Language Politics in Late Colonial Bengal.” IACLALS International Conference: Circulations, Meditations, Negotiations: New Perspectives on Translation from South Asia. Online via Zoom. Mar. 2-5, 2022.
“An Invitation into the Mehfil: Muslim Women’s Interregional Intellectual Networks.” Invited Talk. WSDC, University of Delhi National Seminar: The Women’s Studies and Development Center Forum. Online via Google Meet. Feb. 1, 2022.
“A South Asianist in Australia: How to Position Yourself in Academia and Professional Associations.” Keynote Address. Monk Prayogshala National Seminar: Seventh Annual Seminar in Research on Social Sciences. Online via Zoom. Dec. 4, 2021.
“Perso-Arabic Tales in Translation and Women’s Writing in Colonial Bengal:
The Hamzanama, the Arabian Nights, and Faizunnesa Chaudhurani’s
Rupjalal.” CLAI International Conference: Persian Arabic Poetics in the
Context of Indian Poetics: Readings, Recoveries and Re-Orientations in South
Asian Literatures. Online via Google Meet. Mar. 15-17, 2021.
“The Birth of a Literary Language: British Colonial Language Policy and Mussalmani Bangla.” SHARP International Conference: From First to Last: Texts, Creators, Readers, Agents. Western Sydney University, Paramatta, NSW, Australia. Jul. 10-12, 2018.
“Muslim Women’s Writing in Colonial Bengal: The Literary Interface between a Wider World and a New Subjectivity.” ASAL, AAL, AULLA and AUHE International Literary Studies Convention: The Literary Interface. Australian National University, Canberra, Australia. Jul. 4-7, 2018.
“Begum Rokeya’s ‘Terrible Revenge:’ A Pioneering Feminist Utopian Writer Imagines Ethical Futures for the Women of Colonial Bengal.” Monash Warwick Alliance International Conference: (Un)Ethical Futures: Utopia, Dystopia, and Science Fiction. Monash University Law Chambers, Melbourne, Australia. Dec. 15-17, 2017.
“Muslim Women Writers of Colonial Bengal.” MAI, AII and MSASG South-Asia
Citywide Conference. Monash Asia Institute, Melbourne, Australia. Nov. 17, 2017.