Journal Articles

Paul Boyce and Rohit K Dasgupta (2020). Debanuj and Joyraj: Queering the City. Contemporary South Asia. ISSN: 0958-4935

Yanling Yang, Clelia Clini and Rohit K Dasgupta (2019) ‘Critical Trends in Transnational Cinema: Inter-Asian productions and exchanges’ Transnational Screens. ISSN: 2578-5273

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2018). Ambalavaner Sivanandan and Black Politics in Britain. Theory, Culture and Society. 35 (7-8): 331-336. ISSN: 0263-2764

 

Rohit K Dasgupta and Kaustav Bakshi (2018). Opening Closets and Dividing Audiences: Rituparno Ghosh, the Queer Star of Bengali cinema. South Asian Popular Culture. 16 (1): 101-113. ISSN: 1474-6689

 

Paul Boyce, Sarah Brown, Sue Cavill, Sonalee Chaukekar, Beatrice Chisenga, Mamata Dash, Rohit K Dasgupta, Noemie De La Brosse, Pawan Dhall, Julie Fisher, Marli Gutierrez-Patterson, Oinam Hemabati, Andrés Hueso, Salma Khan, Santa Khurai, Archana Patkar, Priya Nath, Marielle Snel, and Kopila Thapa (2018). Transgender-Inclusive Sanitation: Insights from South Asia. Waterlines: An International Journal of Water, Sanitation and Waste. 37 (2): 102-117. ISSN: 0262-8104

  • [Cited in World Health organization Report on Sanitation and Health in South Asia as the only research paper on Trans inclusivity]

 

Debanuj Dasgupta and Rohit K Dasgupta (2018) Being Out of Place: Non Belonging and Queer Racialization in U.K. Emotion, Space and Society. 27 (May): 31-38 ISSN: 1755-4586

 

Rohit K Dasgupta and Debanuj Dasgupta (2018) Intimate Subjects and Virtual Spaces: Rethinking Sexuality as a Category for Intimate Ethnographies. Sexualities. 21 (5-6): 932-950. ISSN: 1363-4607

 

Kaustav Bakshi and Rohit K Dasgupta (2017) From Teen Kanya to Arshinagar: Feminist Politics, Bengali High Culture and the Stardom of Aparna Sen. South Asian History and Culture. 8(2): 186-204. ISSN: 1947-2498

 

Sharif Mowlabocus, Craig Haslop and Rohit K Dasgupta (2016). From Scene to Screen: The Challenges and Opportunities of Commercial Digital Platforms for HIV Community Outreach. Social Media and Society. 2(4): 1-8 ISSN: 2056-3051

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2016). Remembering Benedict Anderson and his Influence on South Asian Studies. Theory, Culture and Society. 33 (7-8): 334-338. ISSN: 0263-2764

 

Rohit K Dasgupta and Tanmayee Banerjee (2016). Exploitation, Victimhood and Gendered Performance in Rituparno Ghosh’s Bariwali. Film Quarterly (University of California Press). 69 (4): 35- 46. ISSN: 0015-1386

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2016). Labour Wins London: Sadiq Khan and the Future of British Politics. Economic and Political Weekly. 51 (21): 21-23. ISSN: 2349-8846

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2016). ‘The University Shall be the Battleground for Freedom’: Solidarity and Diaspora Organising in London. South Asian History and Culture. 7 (3): 308-311 ISSN: 1947-2498

 

Rittika Dasgupta and Rohit K Dasgupta (2016) ‘Intersecting Sexuality and Nationalism: Reading Queerness in Funny Boy’. Sahitya: The Journal of the Comparative Literature Association of India. Vol 6-7: 22-34. ISSN: 2249-6416

 

Sharif Mowlabocus, Justin Harbottle, Ben Tooke, Craig Haslop and Rohit K Dasgupta

(2015) "Because even the placement of a comma might be important": Expertise, Embodiment and Social Capital in Online Sexual Health Promotion. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies. 21 (3): 375-387. ISSN: 1354-8565

 

Lipi Begum and Rohit K Dasgupta (2015). South Asian Youth Cultures and the Fashion Landscape. International Journal of Fashion Studies. 2 (1): 133-145. ISSN: 2051-7106

 

Sangeeta Datta, Kaustav Bakshi and Rohit K Dasgupta (2015). ‘The World of Rituparno Ghosh: Texts, Contexts and Transgressions’. South Asian History and Culture. 6 (2): 223-237. ISSN: 1947-2498

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2015). Dissident citizenship: Articulating belonging, dissidence and queerness on cyberspace. South Asian Review. 35 (3): 203-223. ISSN: 0038-2841

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2015). The Visual Representation of Queer Bollywood: Mistaken Identities and Misreadings in Dostana. JAWS: Journal of Arts Writing. 1 (1): 91-101. ISSN: 2055-2823. [To be reprinted in Subhashish Bhattacharjee (Ed.). Queering Visual Cultures: Representing Sexual Politics on Stage and Screen. Montreal: Universitas Press, ISBN 9780995029132]

 

Rohit K Dasgupta. (2013). Launda Dancers: The Dancing Boys of India. Asian Affairs: Journal of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs. 44 (3): 442-448. ISSN: 0306-8374

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2012). Digital Media and the Internet for HIV Prevention, Capacity Building and Advocacy Among Gay, Other Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) and Transgenders: Perspectives from Kolkata, India. Digital Culture and Education. 4(1): 88-109. ISSN: 1836-8301

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2011). Queer Sexuality: A Cultural Narrative of India’s Historical Archive. Rupkatha Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities. 3(4): 651-670. ISSN: 0975-2935

Book Chapters

Rohit K Dasgupta (2020) ‘Keep it Classy': Grindr, Facebook and Enclaves of queer privilege in India. In E. Polson, L. Clark and R. Gajjala (Eds.). Routledge Companion to Media and Class. New York: Routledge.

 

Paul Boyce and Rohit K Dasgupta (2019) Alternating Sexualities: Sociology and Queer Critiques in India. In S. Srivastava, Y. Arif and J. Nair (Eds.). Critical Themes in Indian Sociology. New Delhi: Sage. 330-345. ISBN: 9789352807956

 

Rohit K Dasgupta and Kaustav Bakshi (2018). Rituparno Ghosh, Sartorial Codes and the Queer Bengali Youth. In Lipi Begum, Rohit K Dasgupta and Reina Lewis (Eds.). Styling South Asian Youth Cultures: Fashion, Media and Society. London: I.B Tauris. ISBN: 9781784539177

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2018) Online Romeos and Gay-dia: Exploring Queer Spaces in Digital India. Elizabeth Mcneil and James Wermers (Eds.) Mapping Queer Spaces of Praxis and Pedagogy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 183-200. ISBN: 9783319646220

 

Rohit K Dasgupta and Debanuj Dasgupta (2018). Introduction: Queering Digital India. In Rohit K Dasgupta and Debanuj Dasgupta (Eds.). Queering Digital India: Activisms, Identities and Subjectivities. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 1-26. ISBN: 9781474421195

 

Niharika Banerjea, Debanuj Dasgupta, Rohit K Dasgupta, Aniruddha Dutta, Radhika Gajjala, Amit S Rai and Jack Harrison-Quintana (2017) Queering Digital Cultures: A Roundtable Conversation. In Rohit K Dasgupta and Debanuj Dasgupta (Eds.). Queering Digital India: Activisms, Identities and Subjectivities. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 29-53. ISBN: 9781474421195

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2018). Digital Outreach and Sexual Health Advocacy: SAATHII as a response. In Rohit K Dasgupta and Debanuj Dasgupta (Eds.). Queering Digital India: Activisms, Identities and Subjectivities. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 112-131. ISBN: 9781474421195

 

Niharika Banerjea, Debanuj Dasgupta, Rohit K Dasgupta and Jaime Grant (2018). Why Friendship as Social Activism. In Niharika Banerjea, Debanuj Dasgupta, Rohit K Dasgupta and Jaime Grant (Eds.). Friendship as Social Justice Activism. London/Kolkata/Chicago: Seagull Books/University of Chicago Press. 1-8 ISBN: 9780857424433

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2018). Kinship, Friendship and Researching Queer Digital Media in India. In Niharika Banerjea, Debanuj Dasgupta, Rohit K Dasgupta and Jaime Grant (Eds.). Friendship as Social Justice Activism. London/Kolkata/Chicago: Seagull Books/University of Chicago Press. 53-64. ISBN: 9780857424433

 

Rohit K Dasgupta, Sunil Gupta and Rahul Rao (2018). Concluding Conversation. In Niharika Banerjea, Debanuj Dasgupta, Rohit K Dasgupta and Jaime Grant (Eds.). Friendship as Social Justice Activism. London/Kolkata/Chicago: Seagull Books/University of Chicago Press. 65-78 ISBN: 9780857424433

 

Niharika Banerjea, Debanuj Dasgupta, Rohit K Dasgupta and Jaime Grant (2018). Concluding Conversation. In Niharika Banerjea, Debanuj Dasgupta, Rohit K Dasgupta and Jaime Grant (Eds.). Friendship as Social Justice Activism. London/Kolkata/Chicago: Seagull Books/University of Chicago Press. 271-281 ISBN: 9780857424433

 

Paul Boyce and Rohit K Dasgupta (2017) Utopia or Elsewhere: Queer Modernities in Small Town West Bengal. In Tereza Kuldova and Mathew Varghese (Eds.). Urban Utopias: Excess and Expulsion in Neoliberal South Asia. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 209-225. ISBN: 9783319476223

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2017) Game of Thrones in India: Of Piracy, Queer Intimacy and Viral Memes. In Kavita Mudan Finn (Ed.). Fan Phenomena: Game of Thrones. Bristol: Intellect/Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 152-162. ISBN: 9781783207848

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2016). Queering Virtual Intimacies in Contemporary India. In B.Scherer (Ed.). Queering Paradigms VI: Interventions, Ethics and Glocalities. Oxford/New York: Peter Lang. 197-213. ISBN: 9781906165871

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2015) Queer Kinship in New Queer India: From Wadia’s Bomgay to R.Raj Rao’s ‘Crocodile Tears’. In Nibedita Mukherjee (Ed). Gendering the Narrative: Indian English Fiction and Gender Discourse. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 23-33. ISBN: 9781443877961

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2014). Parties, Advocacy and Activism: Interrogating Community and Class in Digital Queer India. In Christopher Pullen (Ed.) Queer Youth and Media Cultures. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 265-277. ISBN: 9781137383549

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2014). Gender and Nation: Postcolonial Conflicts in South Asia. In G.N Ray, Jaydip Sarkar and Anindya Bhattacharya (Eds.) Writing Difference: Nationalism, Literature and Identity. New Delhi: Atlantic Publishers, 63-79. ISBN: 9788126919383

 

Rohit K Dasgupta and K Moti Gokulsing (2014). Introduction: Perceptions of Masculinity and Challenges to the Indian Male. In Rohit K Dasgupta and K. Moti Gokulsing (Eds.). Masculinity and its Challenges in India: Essays on Changing Perceptions. Jefferson, NC: Mcfarland, 5-25. ISBN: 9780786472246

 

Rohit K Dasgupta (2011). An Exodus Scripted in Blood: A Gendered Reading of Partition. In Debra Castillo and Kavita Panjabi (Eds.) Cartographies of Affect: Across Borders in South Asia and Americas. New Delhi: Worldview Publications, 276- 285. ISBN: 9788192065106