Dipendu Das teaches English at Assam University, Silchar. He did his Ph.D. on the plays of Arthur Miller and specializes in Theatre Studies. His current interest is New Literatures in English and Translation Studies. He has published extensively in national and international journals and books, has edited a theatre journal, and was a member of the editorial boards of several refereed journals. He is also a creative writer whose Bengali short story collection, "Britter Bairey" (2008), has been well-received. A theatre activist, Dipendu Das has written plays and musicals for the stage, radio, and television.