Sabnam Ghosh's research Interests include memory and postmemory studies, postcolonial literature, theories in Asian American literature, and the politics of modern folklore and storytelling. She received her BA in Comparative Literature from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India in 2010 and completed a MSc in Comparative and General Literature at University of Edinburgh, UK, in 2012. Her MSc disseration was titled Thriving Partition: 1947 to the 21st Century and dealt with the crisis of memory and the emergance of postmemomory in The Shadow Lines by Amitav Ghosh, Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh, Sunlight on a Broken Column by Attia Hossain and Anita and Me by Meera Syal. She currently teaches Asian American Literature in the Comparative Literature Department.
Her PhD research draws a major influence from the presentation and documentation of Holocaust Literature, and she will be researching on the role of Bengali untranslated short stories from the Partition of India as well as work on framing an alternate timeline against the complex socio political fabric of Bengali history and politics.