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Gopashis Biswas (G.Son)

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Office Hours

Fall 2023: M: 12pm-2pm and by appointment
PhD Student
Graduate Instructor


G'Son is a PhD student in the Department of Communication at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His works focus on the symbiosis of new media and its data and how they become socio-culturally invested with ideals of precision, reliability, objectivity in the politico-commercial nexus, and how they influence individual and public opinion. 

Research Interests

  • Social media
  • Media effects
  • Persuasion
  • Computational media analysis

Courses Taught

CMN 111: Oral and Written Communication

Highlighted Publications

G.Son, G. B. (2021). Migration Memes & Social Gaze: An Analysis of Facebook Memes on Rohingya Community in Bangladesh. Social Transformations: Journal of the Global South, 9(2).

Caesar, G. B. and G.Son, G. B. (2021). Ab/uses of Brechtian Techniques in South Asian Commercial Films. Cogent Arts & Humanities, 8(1).

Recent Publications

G.Son, G. B. (2021). The Heteroglossic Rumi on New Media vis-à-vis Sufism. Darul Irfan Research Journal, 1(1), 30-43.…

G.Son, G. B. (2020). Treatment of Caribbean Colonial Historical Experience in Walcott and Brathwaite’s Poems: Finding the Long Lost ‘Root’ in the Route. Green University Review of Social Sciences, 5(1), 105-119.

G.Son, G. B. (2019). The Commodification of Bodily Disgust in TVCs Broadcast in Bangladesh: Manufacturing Sense of Disabilities by ‘Enforcing Normalcy.’ Bangladesh Cinema and Television Institute Journal, 9(2), 25-44.