Hiralal Mazumdar Memorial College for Women

Re-Accredited by NAAC with B++ Grade - 2016

Department Of Women Studies

About Department

Year of establishment: 2018, as a General subject

Infrastructure: Departmental room, shares all other central infrastructure of the college like ICT enabled classroom, along with a special section of books in the central library  


Intake capacity: 

Brief of the Department: The department is involved in several academic and co-curricular activities such as participating in quiz competitions, NSS and NCC, essay-competitions, poster-presentation etc. Extension lectures and Special talks are organised every year. The department takes initiative to create awareness among the students regarding the condition of women in present society. The interdisciplinary nature of the subject is addressed by a collaborative teaching offered by faculties of several departments such as English, Bengali, Political Science, Sociology, History and Journalism. 

Activities from past years:
Organising Seminars, special lectures, workshops etc. for the last two years

Faculty List:
Dr Rupa Sen, (Associate Professor, Pol Science)
Dr Sujata Mukhopadhyay (Assistant Professor, Journalism)
Dr Pritha Kundu (Assistant Professor, English )
Dr Chandraboli Datta (Assistant Professor, Sociology)
Dr Madhumita Mondol(Assistant Professor, History)
Smt Sarbajaya Banerjee ( English,SACT -2)
Smt Shraboni Mazumdar(English, SACT-2)
Smt Nilanjana Bagchi ( English, SACT-2)
Smt Parna Mondal (Bengali, SACT-2)


Online activities:

  • Regular online classes through Googlemeet, Teamlink , Skype or Conference Call

  • Organising Web-talks, Webinars etc

Departmental events:

  • Inaugural lecture by Dr Samata Biswas, Head, Department of Women's Studies, Sivnath Sastri College, 8th March 2018

  • Special talk by Smt Sarvani Goswami, School of Women's Studies, Jadavpur University, 2019

  • Workshop on Legal and Psychological Awareness, in collaboration with Dept. of Psychology, conducted by Dr Subarna Ghosh, Consultant Psychologist and Ms Susmita Haldar, 14th March, 2020

  • Web-talk on "Women in Lockdown", delivered by Smt Sanchayita Paul Chakraborty, Dr Meghnad Saha College

Students' Achievement:
It is a new department, and students are only of the current batches. It can be hoped that students will achieve success in future.