Ph.D in Film Studies

Jadavpur University
In Kolkata

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Typology PhD
Location Kolkata
  • PhD
  • Kolkata


Where and when

Starts Location
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Raja S. C. Mullick Road Jadavpur, 700032, West Bengal, India
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Starts On request
Raja S. C. Mullick Road Jadavpur, 700032, West Bengal, India
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Course programme

Ph.D programme under which the researchers can be either self-funded or funded by any legitimate agency. The teachers of the Department have undertaken research in various areas in their individual capacity. Key areas of research by teachers are Indian cinema, Indian Television, European cinema, Asian Cinema, and the Cinema of Satyajit Ray.

PhD researches completed:

1. Censorship and Cinema

2. Cinema and Stage: Interaction in the Major Plays of Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams

3. Moments of Modernity: Cinema and Social Response in Bengal between Two World Wars

Ongoing PhD researches:

1. The Non-fiction film in the Context of War of Independence in Bangladesh: Problems of Realist Representation

2. Realism as an Authorial Stance in a Third World Cinema: The Instance of Satyajit Ray

3. The Rhetoric of ‘Kitsch’: Bengali Popular Cinema (1980-2000) in Search of Political Identity

4. The Citizen in Bangla Cinema, 1950-1990

5. Imagination of Science and Technology in Indian Popular Cinema, 1947-1970

6. Othering Space, Forging Selves: Contemporary Cinema, Globalisation and the New Indian Middle Class

7. Reframing Representation in Non-Western Film Culture: Old Canvases, New Perspectives in Asian Cinema

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