Agnibha Banerjee is a doctoral student in the Department of English at Rice University. Before moving to the US, he worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Adamas University, India, for two and a half years. His research and teaching interests include posthumanism, speculative fiction, critical race theory, ecocriticism, disability studies, and Marxism. In the summer of 2022, he won a fellowship to participate in the Bucknell Summer Institute’s two-week workshop on "Non/Humanity: Revisioning the Centrality of the Human in the Humanities" at Bucknell University, Pennsylvania. He has also presented his work at several international conferences, including the Pacific Ancient Modern Language Association (PAMLA), the Southeast Popular/ American Literature Association (SWPACA), the South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA), and the London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (LCIR).

Select Publications

"‘Just Fabric’: Becoming Black of the (Post)Human in Kazuo Ishiguro’s Klara and the Sun.” Sillages Critiques, Special Issue: After Nineteen Eighty-Four: British Dystopias, from 1984 to the Present Day, Sorbonne Université Press (forthcoming).

"‘Speculative All Along’: A Review of Deborah Goldgaber’s Speculative Grammatology." Derrida Today, Edinburgh University Press (forthcoming).

"‘No one can erase the stories’: A Review of Yoko Ogawa’s The Memory Police.” South Central Review, Johns Hopkins University Press. ISSN: 0743-6831. 2021.

"‘We’re Modelled From Trash’: Corporeal and Corporate Borders in Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go.” SFRA Review. ISSN: 2641-2837. 2021.

Research Areas

Posthumanism; critical race theory; speculative fiction; Marxism; postcolonial theory; ecocriticism; disability studies


M.A., University of Calcutta, 2019

B.A., St Xavier's College, 2017

Honors & Awards

Bucknell Summer Institute Fellowship, Bucknell University, 2022


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