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TAMUK English professor receives award from literary association

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Dr. Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay

Dr. Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay

KINGSVILLE (May 22, 2024) — Dr. Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay, associate professor of English in the Department of Language and Literature at Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) has received the Distinguished Achievement Award for Outstanding Service from the South Asian Literary Association (SALA).


Mukhopadhyay serves SALA as vice president and web manager of the organization's website His research interests include postcolonial literatures, subaltern studies, diaspora theory, globalization theory, film studies and animal rights/representations. He has been published in South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies and the Langdon Review of the Arts in Texas.


He received his bachelor’s degree with honors from Calcutta University in Kolkata, India; his master’s from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India and his doctoral degree from University of Florida in Gainesville. All degrees were in English.


The South Asian Literary Association is dedicated to advance the knowledge of South Asian literatures, arts and cultures; to promote and disseminate an understanding of diasporic writing; and to mentor graduate students and junior colleagues as they pursue new scholarship in South Asian studies.


SALA was founded by the late H.B. Kulkarni and Satya Pachori of the University of North Florida in the early 1970s to promote the knowledge of South Asia in the American academy by bringing interested faculty and students to its conferences.



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