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Dr. Bidisha Banerjee is Assistant Professor of English at the Education University of Hong Kong. She has a M.A. in English from Claremont Graduate University and a Phd from the University of Iowa. She won the Jeffrey Campbell Fellowship which enabled her to teach in the Gender Studies department at St. Lawrence University in New York. Prior to joining EdUHK, she also taught at Chinese University and City University (both in Hong Kong) as an academic visitor.  Dr. Banerjee's research and teaching interests include postcolonial studies, globality and transnationalism, diaspora and exile, postcolonial feminist fictions and theory, cultural studies, Hong Kong urban culture and film studies. She has presented her work widely at conferences in Europe, Asia and the US. Some of her work on South Asian diaspora has been published in journals like Journal of Commonwealth Literature, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Text and Asian Cinema. She won the 2011-12 Excellence in Teaching Award in the Faculty of Humanities and was nominated for the Hong Kong wide 2013 UGC Teaching Award. Dr. Banerjee is the Director of the Centre for Popular Culture in the Humanities (CPCH), a faculty level research centre in the Faculty of Humanities at EdUHK (www.cpch.hk). She is also the director of 我城我書 / One City One Book Hong Kong, a community wide reading project and Hong Kong's first One City One Book initiative (www.onecityonebook.hk).

Research Interests

postcolonial studies, globality and transnationalism, diaspora and exile, postcolonial feminist fictions and theory, cultural studies, film studies and visual culture

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Scopus ID: 8636343500

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Hong Kong Social Sciences
air Social Sciences
research practice Social Sciences
provocation Social Sciences
China Social Sciences
building Social Sciences
Diaspora Arts & Humanities
anxiety Social Sciences

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Research Outputs 2007 2018

1 Citation (Scopus)

An unapologetic feminist response

BANERJEE, B. & BLAISE, M., Aug 2018, In : Research in Education. 101, 1, p. 17-24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Data provocations: Disappointing, failing, malfunctioning

BANERJEE, B. & BLAISE, M., 2017, Disrupting data in qualitative inquiry: Entanglements with the post-critical and post-anthropocentric. KORO-LJUNGBERG, M., LÖYTÖNEN, T. & TESAR, M. (eds.). New York: Peter Lang, p. 49-59

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hong Kong
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Hong Kong