Amlan Das Gupta is Faculty Member, Project E-QUAL, Jadavpur University and member, Joint Working Group in Cultural Studies. He is Professor and Deputy Coordinator, Centre of Advanced Study, Department of English (formerly Head) and Director, School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University. He was educated at Calcutta and Oxford, and has an M.Phil in Renaissance English literature from Oxford University and a PhD on the writings of John Milton from Jadavpur University. His areas of specialization are classical Greek and Latin literature, Christian thought, John Milton, Renaissance literature, Digital Humanities and New Media, textual studies and music history. His publications in his professional field include editions of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure and Aristotle’s Poetics; an edited collection of essays on Renaissance literature and translations of popular Bengali fiction into English. He has held visiting positions at Pune University, University of Malaya at Kuala Lumpur, Delhi University and Macquarie University, Sydney. Professor Das Gupta is the founder of the Archive of North Indian Classical Music, a massive digital resource held at Jadavpur’s School of Cultural Texts and Records. He has directed a number of major archiving projects and pioneered the course in Digital Humanities offered by the School. He has written widely on music and modernity in the context of urban culture and on the architecture of Calcutta.