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Trinankur Banerjee has won the 2023 Graduate Student Essay award for SCMS Comedy and Humor SIG
Trinankur Banerjee has won the 2023 Graduate Student Essay award for SCMS Comedy and Humor SIG for his essay ,”On the Problems of Being Together: Post-Partition Popular Comedy and the Crisis of Dwelling.” Trinankur was informed that “this year’s submissions were the strongest” and it was further mentioned during the in-person announcement that the judges were unanimous in their decision. The paper is part of the first chapter of his dissertation (tentatively titled- “On the Problems of Being Happy Together: Towards a Phenomenology of Bengali Comedy”) on popular comedy in India after Partition. Trinankur hopes to publish a revised and expanded version of the article in a journal soon.