Indian university boosts study of Scottish literature with new undergraduate courses

By Nan Spowart

THE study of Scottish literature is to be expanded in India following its successful introduction to the MA syllabus at Bankura University in West Bengal.

The university is now planning to include the subject at undergraduate level.

“My major concern is the promotion of Scottish literature at Bankura University,” said vice-chancellor Deb Narayan Bandyopadhyay. “Very recently 24 colleges have been affiliated to Bankura University, thereby bringing around 30,000 students under the governance of Bankura University. I therefore plan to include Scottish Literature/Studies at the undergrad levels as well.” Read more

Source: The National