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Dr BANERJEE, Bidisha

Dr BANERJEE, Bidisha

Associate Head of Department
Associate Professor

Dr. Banerjee is currently serving as an Editorial Board member (2015-18, currently serving second 4 year term, 2019-23) for Gender and Education.


She acts a s a reviewer for the following journals:

  • Public Culture, Continuum, Atlantic Studies, Feminist Media Studies, ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews and Postcolonial Text.

She has been invited to review book manuscripts for Palgrave Macmillan and Routledge.


Dr. Banerjee's recent Knowledge Transfr activities include:

  • “One City One Book Hong Kong 2019” EdUHK’s CRAC funded project, a community wide reading programme initiated by CPCH. Director. 
  • Moderator for a conversation with Professor Kathleen Ahrens and Dr. Zoran Poposki at the opening of “A Foreign Land, A New Home: Shaun Tan’s The Arrival” Art Exhibit. January 5, 2019. Hong Kong Arts Centre. Launch event of One City One Book HK 2019. 
  • Moderator for discussion with Indonesian writer Intan Paramaditha about her short story collection Apple and Knife. Hong Kong International Literary Festival. November 3, 2018
  •  "Community Service: Working in the Humanities, for Humanity: Reading and Discussion.” Cha reading Series. Dec. 6, 2018. Kubrick. Participant.
  •  Presentation entitled “Learning to Read, Learning to See: The Use of Graphic Novels to Enhance English Language teaching” delivered at the World Book Day Fest organized by the Education Bureau (EdB) Hong Kong. April 21st, 2018
  •  Panel Moderator for “Are we home yet? Families and Asian Diasporas.” Panel participants: Min Jin Lee, Jade Chang and Sreedhevi Iyer. Hong Kong International Literary Festival. December 11, 2017.
  •  Moderator for Book Launch of Accomplice to Memory by Q.M. Zhang. May 23rd, 2017. GROWHOUSE, Central, Hong Kong.
  •  Leading a panel discussion on Girish Karnad’s play “Boiled Beans on Toast” following a reading of the play by members of Pants’ Theatre. August 22nd at Eslite Books, Causeway Bay and August 23rd 2016 at Broadway Cinematheque in Yau Ma Tei.
  •  Leading a panel discussion on Helen Tse’s novel Sweet Mandarin, following a production of the novel’s adaptation by Pants’ Theatre. November 7th, 2016 at Hong Kong Cultural Centre.
  •  “Sex and Sexuality in Literature.” A public lecture as part of “The English that you didn’t Learn in School” Series, organized by the English Language Education Department at HKIEd. March 19, 2016 at HKIEd.