Asha Kuthari Chaudhuri

Asha Kuthari Chaudhuri

Department of English
Gauhati University
Guwahati 781 014, Assam, India.

Phone : +91-9678004384


  • Curriculum Design
  • Drama
  • Theatre & Film Studies
  • Women Studies
  • Media & Cultural Studies
  • Renaissance and Jacobean Drama, Modern Drama and Theatre Theory, Indian Poetry, Indian Theatre

  1. Fulbright Nehru Academic and Professional Fellowship, Year: 2015-16, Awarding Organisation: USIEF

Selected Publications
Journal Publications
  1. Asha Kuthari Chaudhuri, ReWriting Women – Revisiting Women’s Narratives in Film: Adayja and Joymati, Margins : a Journal of Literature and Culture 4, 100-115 (2014)
  2. Asha Kuthari Chaudhuri, The Critical Stage: The Role of Secular Alternative Theatre in Pakistan by Fawzia Afzal-Khan (Book Review)Margins : a Journal of Literature and Culture 2, 169-182 (2012)

  • Asha Kuthari Chaudhuri, Mahesh Dattani (Cambridge University Publication, 2005, ISBN-10:8175962607)

Edited Volumes
  • Asha Kuthari Chaudhuri, Ideas of the Stage: Selections from Drama Theory (Ed) (GUPD 2010)

Book Chapters
  1. Asha Kuthari Chaudhuri, Mahesh Dattani (Cambridge University Publication, 2005, ISBN-10:8175962607)
  2. Asha Kuthari Chaudhuri, Old Text, New Theory: Reading Tagore's Red Oleanders through Ecofeminist Lenses in The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore's Drama (Ed. A Bhattacharya et al., Routledge Advances in Theatre and Performance Studies, ISBN: 9781138804623, 2015)
  3. Asha Kuthari Chaudhuri, Renaissance Theatre and The Jew of Malta in Christopher Marlowe, The Jew of Malta (Ed. N Dutta, Kitab Bhawan, 2015)
  4. Asha Kuthari Chaudhuri, Visualizing the Invisible: Dattani’s Seven Steps around the Fire in Plays of Mahesh Dattani (Ed. Tutun Mukherjee, Pencraft International, ISBN: 9382178031, 2012)
  5. Asha Kuthari Chaudhuri, “Thak” / Freeze – Negotiating Narrative Positions in Adaptation: the Female in Tagore’s The Broken Nest and Ray’s Charulata in Filming Fiction: Tagore, Premchand, and Ray (Ed. M Asaduddin et al., Oxford University Press, ISBN: 9780198075936, 2012)

Research Projects
  1. UGC Major Research Project: The Marwaris of Assam: Identity and Integration. (2011-14) 
  2. E-Pathsala UGC-MHRD Project: Paper Coordinator for Indian Writing in English. (2014-15)
  3. Fulbright-Nehru Project: Theaters, Spectacles, Audiences: Indian and American Cultures of Viewership. (2015-16)

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