Anustup Basu

19952019
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Research Interests

Primary:

  • Indian Cinema, Philosophy of the New Media, Film Theory, Third Cinema (especially Hong Kong, China, the African continent, Iran, and India), Globalization theories, Post-colonial studies, Marxism, and Post-structuralism.

Secondary:

  • Theories of the Novel, Modern Bengali fiction and poetry, Indian artistic and literary modernisms of the 19th century, Classical Indian Philosophy, Composition and Rhetoric, Argumentative Writing.

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Research Output 1995 2019

Dharmendra Singh Deol, Masculinity, and the Late-Nehruvian Hero in Hindi Cinema

Basu, A., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Indian Film Stars. Lawrence, M. (ed.). London: BFI

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Filmfare and the question of Bengali cinema (1955–65)

Basu, A., Apr 3 2018, In : South Asian History and Culture. 9, 2, p. 141-158 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cinema
India
film industry
Myanmar
genealogy

Afterword: A Note on Mythic Figuration in Classical Hindi Film

Sen, M. & Basu, A., 2013, Figurations in Indian Film. Sen, M. & Basu, A. (eds.). New York: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 268-278

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

India
Discursive
Nationalism
Diagrams
Modernity

Figurations in Indian film

Sen, M. (ed.) & Basu, A. (ed.), Oct 21 2013, Palgrave Macmillan. 292 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

figuration
cinema
myth
Indian Film
Cinema

"The face that launched a thousand ships": Helen and public femininity in Hindi film

Basu, A., Oct 21 2013, Figurations in Indian Film. Sen, M. & Basu, A. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 139-157 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

femininity
widow
discourse
caste
colonial age

Activities 2014 2018

  • 3 Invited talk
  • 3 Oral presentation

Mumbai Noir and the Global Crime Film

Anustup Basu (Invited speaker)
Apr 2016

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Filmfare, the Bombay Industry, and Internationalism, 1952-1962

Anustup Basu (Speaker)
Jul 2017

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation

Bollywood Cinema, the Digital, and the Question of Hindu Normalcy

Anustup Basu (Invited speaker)
Apr 2014

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Human Rights and the Hindi Crime Film

Anustup Basu (Invited speaker)
Mar 2015

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Cosmopolitanism and Bombay Film of the Fifties

Anustup Basu (Speaker)
Mar 2018

Activity: Talk typesOral presentation