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Remembering romit dasgupta

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Romit Dasgupta lectured in Japanese Studies at the University of Western Australia until his untimely passing in 2018. He was posthumously awarded the Philippa Maddern Award in 2019 by the University of Western Australia Academic Staff Association. The citation described him as ‘[p]rofessional, highly organised and respectful to all …proactive and willing to help others in regard to any issues, consistently demonstrating his passion in supporting his colleagues and students.’ In the essays collected here, Romit’s friends and colleagues reflect on Romit’s qualities and his academic contributions. Romit Dasgupta’s work ranged across gender and sexuality studies, queer theory, cultural studies, cultural history, Asian Studies and Asian-Australian Studies. Each of the authors discusses the inspiration they received from Romit Dasgupta’s work in these fields.

Publication Date


  • 2020

Citation


  • Mackie, V., Baudinette, T., Chakraborty, M. N., Chan, D., Elfving-Hwang, J., Pendleton, M., & Suganuma, K. (2020). Remembering romit dasgupta. Portal (Australia), 17(1-2), 155-182. doi:10.5130/pjmis.v17i1-2.7470

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85100373948

Web Of Science Accession Number


Start Page


  • 155

End Page


  • 182

Volume


  • 17

Issue


  • 1-2

Abstract


  • Romit Dasgupta lectured in Japanese Studies at the University of Western Australia until his untimely passing in 2018. He was posthumously awarded the Philippa Maddern Award in 2019 by the University of Western Australia Academic Staff Association. The citation described him as ‘[p]rofessional, highly organised and respectful to all …proactive and willing to help others in regard to any issues, consistently demonstrating his passion in supporting his colleagues and students.’ In the essays collected here, Romit’s friends and colleagues reflect on Romit’s qualities and his academic contributions. Romit Dasgupta’s work ranged across gender and sexuality studies, queer theory, cultural studies, cultural history, Asian Studies and Asian-Australian Studies. Each of the authors discusses the inspiration they received from Romit Dasgupta’s work in these fields.

Publication Date


  • 2020

Citation


  • Mackie, V., Baudinette, T., Chakraborty, M. N., Chan, D., Elfving-Hwang, J., Pendleton, M., & Suganuma, K. (2020). Remembering romit dasgupta. Portal (Australia), 17(1-2), 155-182. doi:10.5130/pjmis.v17i1-2.7470

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85100373948

Web Of Science Accession Number


Start Page


  • 155

End Page


  • 182

Volume


  • 17

Issue


  • 1-2