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Professor Dr. D. Venkat Rao

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Professor Dr. A. V. Ashok

Education

MA MLitt
MA PhD

Teaching

1990 to date in CIEFL/EFLU

Research Interests

Time, Narrative, Consciousness

Publications

A Green Shade: Encounters with pathfiders. Bombay: Bharatiya Vidhya Bhavan, 1992.

House of Enchantment: The Narrative Aesthetice of Time. Chennai: T.R. Publications, 1994.

Narrative: A Student's Companion. Chennai: T.R. Publications, 1998.

Professor Dr. G. Thirupathi Kumar

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Associate Professor Dr. Rajiv C. Krishnan

Education

BSc (Calicut University)
MA (Calicut University)
PhD (Cambridge University)

Contact Details

Telephone: +91 40 27098131
Email: rajiv@efluniversity.ac.in

2. Biography

BSc (Calicut University), MA (Calicut University),
PhD (Cambridge University)

Teaching

Taught at Cambridge University, Mahatma Gandhi University

(Kothamangalam/Kottayam), The English and Foreign Languages University

Research interests

20th Century Poetry, Postmodern Poetry, Poetry and Philosophy, Interart Studies

Publications

Centennial Review

Awards and Memberships

ACLA, MLA

Conferences, seminars, lectures, invited talks

ACLA 2015

Other interests

Indian Classical Music

Professor Dr. Sonba M. Salve

Education

M.A. (Kakatiya Univ.)
NET, Ph.D. (RTM Nagpur Univ.)

Contact Details

Telephone: 8374032971/ 9966263386
Email: drsalvesonba8@gmail.com

2. Biography

I did Ph.D on Stylistic and Thematic Study of Vikram Seth’s Novels. My research interests are Dalit writings.

Teaching

1. Lecturer in English at the SVM Arts College, Kinwat, Nanded (District) since June 1994 to 1995.

2. Lecturer in English at the MAHILA MAHAVIDYALAYA,Nandanwan, Nagpur since 1996 to 2007.

3. Lecturer in English at the Central Institute of English & Foreign Languages(CIEFL) in 2007.

4. Reader, Department of English Literature, EFL University, Hyderabad since October, 2007.

5. Expert Faculty Deputed by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India and EFL-U for the MYANMAR-INDIA CENTRE FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TRAINING (MICELT PROJECT) Yangon, (Myanmar) since 2009 to 2011.

6. Associate Professor, Dept of English Literature, The English & Foreign Languages University, since October 2010 to October 2013.

7. Since October 2013 onwards, I am eligible for Professor’s Promotion.

Research interests

Research Interests and on-going projects:

1. Romantic elements in Nissim Ezekiel’s poetry.

2. Analysis of “proverb culture” in Literary Texts with special reference to the novels of Vikram Seth, Shobha De and Anita Desai.

3. Repetitions and parallelism in the selected novels of Shobha De.

Research Guidance and Supervision:

Name of scholars

Research

1.Ms. Varsha Chandrashekar

Dalit Women Autobiographies

2.Mr. Rajesh K

Dalit Literature & Aesthetics

3.Ms. Maitree Kumbhar

Socio-religious Perspectives in Kiran Nagarkar

4.Ms. Adenuo S

Representation Of Identity in Women’s Writings

5.Amruth Kumar

Rationality of Code of Canon Law in Graham Greene

6.Madhulika Nirmal

Post-Independence Dalit Autobiography

Publications

1. I have published the book entitled, The Novels of Vikram Seth -A Thematic and Stylistic Study published by the Prestige Publications, New Delhi with ISBN 81-7851-0456.

2. My research paper entitled “CODE-SWITCHING IN THE NOVELS OF ANITA DESAI, VIKRAM SETH AND SHOBHA DE “ has been published in the CONTEMPORARY DISCOURSE (A peer Reviewed International Journal with ISSN 0976-3686) Volume-4, Number -2, July—2013.

3. My article entitled “ CASTE HIERARCHY AND THE STATUS OF WEAKER SECTIONS IN INDIAN SOCIETY” has been appeared as chapter in the book entitled DR. B.R. AMBEDKAR’S PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE AND ITS RELEVANCE” edited by Professor G. Bhadru Naik and published by the Sree Bhagwan Publications , Hyderabad with ISBN 978-81-908906-0-1.

4. My research paper entitled , ROMANTICISM IN KAMALA DAS’S “ AN INTRODUCTION” has been published in the ‘ CRITICAL INSIGHT’ a Literary Journal with ISSN—2319-9261.

5. My Research paper entitled “ WILLIAM WORDWORTH’S ODE ON INTIMATION OF IMMORTALITY AND RABINDRANATH TAGORE’S THE FIRST JASMINE FROM THE CRESECENT MOON--- A COMPARATIVE STUDY’’ has been published in the LITERARY INSIGHT: A Refereed International Journal with ISSN—0976—3686.

6. My research paper entitled “PRIDE AND PREJUDICE: A PRAGMATIC APPROACH” has been published in the JOURNAL OF LITERATURES IN ENGLISH with ISSN—0976-8262, Gulbarga (Karnataka).

7. My article entitled Dr. B.R. AMBEDKAR AND NATION BUILDING” has been accepted by the editor for publication in the forthcoming anthology SOCIO-POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY OF DR. B.R. AMBEDKAR: CONTEMPORARY SOCIO-LITERARY PERSPECTIVES to be published by the PRESTIGE BOOKS INTERANATIONAL, New Delhi with ISBN number.

8. My article entitled ‘DEEKSHABHOOMI AND NATION BUILDING” forms the chapter in the book entitled “DEEKSHABHOOMI GAURAV GRANTH” edited by Deepak kumar Khobragade and the book has been published by the Bahujan Sahitaya Prasarak Kendra Nagpur with ISSN 978-81-922444-8-8

Awards and Memberships

Membership of Professional Bodies:

1) Member of Nagpur University English Teachers Organization(NUETO)

2) Member of Young English Teachers Association (YETA)

3) Member of the Centre for literary Interaction & Creativity (CLIC) Nagpur.

4) Member of Shakespeare Society of Central India, Nagpur.

5)Member of English Language Teachers Association of India (ELTAI) Vidarbha Chapter

6)Member of EFLU Teachers’ Associations, EFL University, Hyderabad.

Conferences, seminars, lectures, invited talks

As a Chairperson for a Technical Session:

i) I was invited as a Chairperson for a technical session at the UGC Sponsored National Conference on VOICES OF DISSENT IN LITERATURE OF THE MARGINALIZED held at Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur on 11th January 2013.

ii)I have chaired the technical session at the International Conference: Unveiling a Secret Agreement: Revisiting the Contours of English Studies’ held at the Dept of English Literature, EFL-U, Hyderabad on 19-21 November, 2012.

Invitation for Public Talk:

1. I was invited as the CHIEF GUEST for the DR AMBEDKAR JAYANTHI CELEBRATION at the NATIONAL GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Government of India), Uppal Road, Habsiguda, Hyderabad on 30th April, 2013.

2. I was invited as the CHIEF GUEST for 54th Republic Day Celebrations at the SANGHI PUBLIC SCHOOL (CBSE), Hyderabad on 26th January 2013.

3. I was invited as Resource Person to deliver a talk on CHALLENGES BEFORE INDIA IN THE PRESENT SCENARIO at the Dr MK Umathe Arts, Science and Commerce College, NAGPUR, Maharashtra on the Republic Day -- 26th January, 2015.

Professor Dr. T. Samson

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Associate Professor Dr. Dilip Naik

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Professor Dr. K. Prakash Reddy

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Associate Professor Dr. Aparna B. Lanjewar

Education

B.Sc., Institute of Science, Nagpur, 1992
B.A additional (English literature), University of Nagpur, 1993.(2nd by order of merit)
M.A. (English), University of Nagpur, 1995. (3rd by order of merit)
S.E.T., (Qualified UGC’s State Eligibility Test for Lectureship in English), 1998
LLB, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Law College Nagpur, 2000(Best dissertation of the year on child labor)
PhD, Nagpur University, (Date of submission- August 2003 Date of Award- August 2005)
Topic of doctoral research: Theme of Emancipation in Contemporary African American Women poets-Nikki Giovanni, Maya Angelou, Rita Dove (1970-2000)


Diploma in computer software One-year certificate course in Urdu

Contact Details

Telephone No.: 09833992199/9160992199
aparnablin@gmail.com

Office address

Department of English Literature,
School of Literary studies,
The English and Foreign Languages University(A central University)
Hyderabad-500 007

Home address

Flat no 303, Plot No 92C Sukhniwas Apts.
Ambazari Garden Campus Road,
N.I.T. Layout, Nagpur-10

Teaching

  • Associate Professor
    Department of English Literature,
    School of Literary Studies, The English
    And Foreign languages University (A central University),Hyderabad.
    4/8/2010 till date

  • Senior Lecturer
    Department of English,
    PGTD, University of Mumbai,Mumbai.
    1/10/2002 till 3/8/2010

  • Lecturer
    Department of English
    Smt.Binzani Mahila Mahavidyalaya,Nagpur.
    27/9/1995 till 30/9/2002

Nature of Service

Fulltime, Regular, confirmed and permanent

Period of service

20 Years

Refresher courses

Completed UGC’s Three Refresher courses and one Orientation course in English with A grade

Area of Specialization

American literature, African American literature, contemporary women writings, Indian Literature in Translation, Theory and Literary Criticism, Marginal and Revolutionary writings and British literature

Area of Research& Interest

Regional poetry, Indian Literature in English, Translation and Comparative Literature.

Research Experience

1) Presently guiding 3 students for their PhD. and 1 student for MPhil Dissertation at Mumbai University

2) Presently guiding 6 students for their PhD at EFLU

3) Consistently doing research on various subjects specially on Indian Writings, Immigrant Literature, Regional and folk Literature and Diaspora, American literatures, and women writings for last 10 years

4) Working on post doctoral research in areas like comparative Literatures and literatures of Indian marginalized.

  • Current Research Project
    Dalit Agendas: Emancipation, Citizenship and Empowerment.
    Title: - (Re) mapping strategies for Emancipation: A Critical study of Marathi Dalit women writers from a Dalit feminist position.

Resource Person

1. Invited as resource person to deliver talk at Academic staff College, Nagpur March 2005

2. Invited by the Mohile Parekh Centre for Performing Arts to Chair the talk by Marianne Novy and give inputs on “Shakespeare-Sympathy and Prejudice”.

3. Invited at the “World Social Forum” to speak on “Affirmative Action” January 2004

4. Invited as a resource person for “model parliament” under the auspices of 50 years of India’s independence at New Delhi in presence of George Fernandez and P.A. Sangma.

5. Invited by NCCI, CNI, CSI, UELCI at the “National Methodology workshop”20-22 august 2005 to speak on “Contextual and sociological scenario of marginalized”

6. Invited by Mahila Mahavidyalaya and Nagpur University English Teachers organization jointly as a Resource person On 25th august 2005 to speak on ‘Black Women Writers-Gender Roles/ “Womanist” perspective’

7. Invited as a resource person by the International Dhamma Mahila Parishad to speak on the “Buddhism as the need of this age for attaining Universal Peace” on 20-21 September 2006 at Diksha Bhoomi, Nagpur

8. Invited as resource person by the American center Calcutta to speak on “American literature: responses in Asia and Asia Pacific on 22-24 august 2006

9. Invited as a resource person by the Ambedkar center for Economic and social justice, University of Mumbai to speak on Buddhism and 21st century

10. Invited as resource person to speak on “Contextualizing challenges to Buddhism: Combating forces of Dissent and Appropriation in the 21st century” on the 4th march 2007 at Patrakar Bhawan,Pune

11. Invited to speak as resource person at the UGC Sponsored Refresher course in English on theme “Romanticism and Resistance: A Post Colonial Approach –special reference to Slave Literature of the Romantic period” at Jadhavpur University on 1st march 2006

12. Invited to speak as resource person at the UGC Sponsored Refresher course in English on “Black women writers” at HP University, Shimla on 28th June 2006

13. Have been consistently invited to read poems at various literary meets like the SAARC, Asmitadarsha, Abhivyakti, Kusumanjali, Kavyotsav, Sahitya akademi etc.

14. Made presentations at the SAARC Writers Literary meet at New Delhi 2007

15. Invited as a resource person by Sahitya Akademi at Nagpur to speak on the Folk theatre of Maharastra- Tamasha and Tamasha Dance on 12th Oct 2008

16. Invited by the Punjabi Sahitya Akademi and Sahitya Akademi, Delhi as resource person to speak on the The future of Indian Languages: Challenges and Opportunities on 17th Jan 2009

17. Invited by Sahitya Akademi as a panelist for the session on Translations and as a poet for recitations at the Moscow Book Fair from 30th August -8th Sept 2009

18. Made presentations at the Turkish writers Union at Istanbul as a member of the delegation of Sahitya Akademi on 10th Sept 2009

19. Invited by the Gujarat vidyapeeth as resource person to speak on Black Femminism at the international seminar on Feminism in literature on 7th Dec.2009

20. Invited by the Sahitya Akademi, Mumbai as resource person to speak on aspects of translations on 20th Dec2009

21. Invited by Sahitya Akademi, Delhi as resource person for the writers meet cum seminar on why do I write, how do I write on 6th Jan 2010

22. Invited by Khalsa college, Punjab as resource person and Chairperson for UGC National conference on Literature of small cultures: assertion of difference on 26th-27th March 2010

23. Invited as a chief resource person by the Department of English, Kakatiya University for UGC sponsored national Seminar on “Women autobiographies”Feb.2014

24. Invited to deliver the key note address and as chief resource person at UGC sponsored national seminar on “Translating India into English: English translations of Indian Literature” 7th Feb 2015 at Gondwana University.

Published Works

  • First poem published at the age of 9 in “Lokmat” then Onwards several book reviews, articles (both social and Literary), and poems published in dailies, weeklies, Souvenirs etc
  • Poems published in “Gungo ki Awaaz”-an anthology edited By Dr. J.H.Anand, ISPCK Publications
  • Poem “I long For Those days” selected by the National Library of Poetry Owing Mills, Maryland, USA 1995
  • Poems published in the “Sunday Observer”, Srilanka, Mauritius times, ISPCK, Delhi 1996-97
  • Marathi Translations of poems published by the Sahitya Academy, New Delhi Nov-Dec2005
  • Durban and Beyond”-experiences and Review published by the Institute of engineers in their magazine in 2001
  • Published paper on contextual and sociological challenges Before Buddhism in contemporary times in “Muktigatha” September 2006 issue, p.122-128
  • . Published research article on the “Non absurdity of the Absurd drama” in Sunday magazine, 1999, Nagpur
  • Published research paper on Arundhati Roy’s “God of Small Things: A Laudable perception” in journal “New Horizons” Volume VIII No.10, July 1998, Nagpur p.44-47
  • Published Research paper titled “Revamping the Canon: Poetry of Contemporary African American women poets Published in The International issue on Poetry titled “Yapanchitra: A portrait of Life” July 2006 issue, Barnana Publication, Kolkata, p.43-55
  • Published Research Paper titled “From Margins to the Centre: Comparative Analysis of African American Writing and Marathi Dalit Literature of Maharastra, in “Studies in American Literature”, Volume V, 2007, American centre, U.S Consulate General, Printodex Publication: Kolkata, p.81-90
  • Published Research paper titled “Crossing the Boundaries: A Critical Analysis of Marathi Dalit writing of Maharastra with special reference to the poetry of Dr. Jyoti B.Lanjewar” in “Creative Forum” Vol.19:2, Dec 2007 Bahari Publications: New Delhi
  • Published research paper on “(Re) Negotiating the Dialectics of Empowerment: The Poetry of Contemporary Marathi Dalit women writers” The SAARC Journal, Vol 4, No.2 p.34-37 SAARC Publication, New Delhi Jan.2008
  • Published Research paper titled ““(Re) capturing the Cadences of an African American self and womanhood: A Critical overview of Black women autobiographies” in “Creative Forum” Vol.23, No1-2, Jan-Dec 2010 Bahari Publications: New Delhi.
  • Published research paper on ““Dynamics of self and the Rhetoric of difference: Critiquing Marathi Dalit women Autobiographies” GSSSDGS Khalsa publications: Patiala
  • Co-edited poster poetry special issue on ‘feminist poetry’ Under the auspices of International women’s Day, 2013
  • Co-edited poster poetry special issue on Marathi poet/critic late Dr. Jyoti Lanjewar under the auspices of Dr. Jyoti Lanjewar Smriti Pratisthan, 2014.
  • Published Research paper titled “Marathi Dalit Literary Criticism-A Critical Evaluation” in “Creative Forum” Vol.26, No 1, Jan-Jun 2013 Bahari Publications: New Delhi.p.125-144
  • Published Research paper titled “A critical overview of Tamasha of Maharashtra with special focus on Laavni” in Kakatiya Journal of English Studies Vol. 33,March 2014 Kakatiya University Publication: Warangal, AP,p.98-116
  • Published message as key note speaker in souvenir book titled “Translating India into English: English translations of Indian literature” published by Adarsh Shikshan Prasarak Mandal’s Yadavrao Poshattiwar Arts college, Chandrapur,2015
  • Published Research paper titled “Black feminism: issues and Perspectives.” in Kakatiya journal of English studies Vol. 34, March 2015 Kakatiya University Publication: Warangal,AP.

Books Published

1. “Red Slogans on the Green Grass” a collection of poems Translated into English, Pune: Scion Publication, 2008

2. “Kuchh Yu Bhi” a collection of poems in Hindi-Urdu, Nagpur: Sanket Prakashan, 2008

3. “In the Days of Cages” a collection of poems in English, N.Delhi: Manohar publishers, 2009

Books in Press

1. “Emancipation and Contemporary African American Women poets” Analytical book (on criticism)

2) ‘Critical essays: positioning the other/ Essays from the Margins’ Analytical book (on criticism)

3) Anthology of Modern Indian Poetry special issue on Peace

4) ‘Silenced Speak’ Translations of Marathi Dalit women Poetry into English,

Papers Sent for Publication

1. Research Paper on “Towards a new humanism: Gender roles And Women Experience” sent for publication in book “Black writers” to the New York State University press. USA

2. Paper “The politics of Representation: Revisiting Dalit feminism in context to Dalit women autobiographies” sent to Kakatiya journal of English studies

Achievements

  • Poems in Hindi, Marathi and English broadcasted by the All India Radio
  • Acted in plays for the All India Radio
  • Won several prizes and awards at debates, instrumental and dance competitions
  • Invited continually as a speaker and resource person for social, academic, literary Programme and poetry meets.
  • Widely traveled both in India and abroad as a Researcher and human rights activist
  • Lobbied for the Black cause and Dalit cause as a UN special delegate at Geneva and Durban in 2001 in the World Conference against racism.
  • Known as a writer, orator and translator in social and literary circles
  • Popular with students as a young teacher, Research guide and Appreciated greatly by the Student Community for contributions made to teaching and student development.
  • Attended the International Book fair held at Moscow as member of the Sahitya Academi’s Writers and scholars delegation to Russia and Istanbul in Sept. 2009

Membership to professional bodies:
  • Member of Forum for international faith and reconciliation (FORI)
  • Associated with South Asian human rights group (SAHR)
  • National Alliance of Women Organization (NAWO)
  • Executive member of National campaign on Dalit human rights (NCDHR)
  • Ex- president of Dalit solidarity peoples (DSP)
  • Founder member of “Youth for Peace and Disarmament (YPD)
  • Vice president of the university YMCA
  • Member of Teachers association for social change (TASC)
  • Associated with the “cultural academy for peace”(CAP)
  • Associated with Global March-movement against child labour
  • Life member of “Indo- American centre for international studies”, Hyderbad (IACIS)
  • Member of the American studies research centre, Mumbai (ASRC)
  • Executive member of Mumbai University English Teachers association (MUETA)
  • Member of the “Abhivyakti women writers’ organization”, Nagpur
  • Member of the “Centre for studies in Romantic Literature” West Bengal.
  • Executive member of “Bahujan Shikshak Shikshaketar Karmachari Sangh, Pune
  • Life member of the Comparative Literature Association of India, Delhi

Conferences, seminars, lectures, invited talks

  • Participated in the international workshop on Democracy and Human Rights as a women leader at Kovalam, Kerala from 5th to 10th march 1999.
  • Actively participated as a women leader in the International workshop on “Active nonviolence& Peace training” for women leaders organized by the Swedish Ecumenical Group at Cochin in October 2001
  • Visited England on an invitation from “Christian Aid to speak on marginalized and women in India in 1998
  • Visited Switzerland on invitation from several international bodies in 1998
  • Visited Harare, Zimbabwe to attend the 7th assembly of “World Council of Churches”1999 to share the churches concern in development of youth and women in India
  • Visited Uppsala and Stockholm in Sweden on invitation from the Swedish mission council to speak on women and Human rights in 1997-98
  • Attended the global conference on “caste and descent based discrimination” sponsored by Oxfam, Ford foundation and other NGO’S at New Delhi march 1st to 4th, 2001 organized by IMADER and NCDHR
  • Visited Switzerland as the member of the preparatory committee of the World conference against Racism in May –June 2001 held at the United Nations Head quarters at Geneva.
  • Participated at the World Conference Against Racism held at Durban, South Africa as lobbyist for women and other discriminated groups in August-September 2001
  • Visited Germany thrice on invitations from humanitarian bodies actively involved in the study of marginalized and women in the years 1998 and 2001 respectively
  • Visited France to speak on Women Rights in 2001.
  • Visited Ethiopia to speak on Human rights in 1998
  • Attended English teachers conference at LAD, Nagpur, 23rd-25th march 2000
  • Attended English teachers Conference at Mahila Mahavidyalaya katol in 2001
  • Participated in the COHSSIP seminar of English in 2001
  • Participated in seminar of University of Mumbai on: “understanding secularism in contemporary India” on 5th and 6th march2003
  • Participated in the national seminar of Bombay university English teachers association held at Thane on the 16th and 17th January 2004
  • Participated in the international conference of English held in Mumbai on 22nd and 23rd feb 2004
  • Participated in the workshop held on “Impact of globalization on women” held on 7th march 2003 at the convocation hall, Mumbai under the auspices of the women development cell, Mumbai university
  • Participated in the national workshop on translation at the MS Baroda University Gujarat march 2005 organized by the Central institute of Indian and foreign languages, Mysore
  • Participated in the international conference on accumulation, dispossession, claims and counterclaims: Transformative cities in the new global order” organized by the university department of geography.2007
  • Participated in the International conference on Literature as Resistance organized by the university department of English, at Kalina campus on 2-4 Feb 2006
  • Participated in the workshop on translation organized by the department of English, at the W.R.I.C. Kalina campus.
  • Attended the National seminar on Multiculturalism organized by the department of Psychology at ICSSR, Kalina, march 2006
  • Participated in the national seminar on Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir organized by The University department of Philosophy at ICSSR on 20-21 march 2006
  • Participated in the International conference as rapporteur on Honor killings: Violence against women in south Asia organized jointly by the University department of Civics and Politics, Pakistan India people’s forum for peace (PIPFP) and Mahila Sarvangeen Utkarsh Mandal(MASUM) at ICSSR, Kalina on 9-10 Oct 2006
  • Participated in the International Dhamma Mahila Parishad as a resource person to speak on universal peace and Buddhism on 20-21 sept 2006 held at Nagpur
  • Participated in the International seminar on “Writing America: Intercultural dialogues between the US and Asia” on 22-24 August 2006 at American centre, Calcutta.
  • Participated at the World Literature festival organized by Shahir Amarshiekh Loknatya Kala Prabodhini on 23rd-26th Oct 2008 in Mumbai
  • Participated in SAARC conference of writers and Intellectuals on 3rd and 4th April 2007 at New Delhi.
  • Participated in the North East and Western folklore Festival organized By the Sahitya Akademi on 11-12th Oct 2008 at Nagpur
  • Participated in the National Languages Summit organized by the Punjabi Sahitya Akademi in association with the Sahitya Academi on 17th-18th January 2009 at Ludhiana.
  • Participated at the International Book fair at Moscow as part of the Sahitya Academi’s Writers and scholars delegation to Russia and Istanbul from 30th August-12 Sept. 2009
  • Participated at the International conference on feminism organized at Gujarat vidyapeeth, Ahmedabad from 7th Dec-9thDec.2009
  • Participated at, seminar cum writers meet on ‘why I write and how I write’ organized by Sahitya Akademi Delhi from 6th -7th Jan 2010
  • Participated at the UGC sponsored National conference on Literature of small cultures: Assertion of difference from 26th-27th march 2010 at Khalsa College, Patiala
  • Participated at the UGC sponsored national Seminar on “Women Autobiographies” in Feb.2014 at Kakatiya University, Warangal
  • Participated at the UGC sponsored national seminar on “Translating India into English: English translations of Indian literature” at Gondwana University’s Yadavrao Poshattiwar Arts College, Chandrapur, 2015

Service to Community

Including Extension work and Administrative work done:
  • Organized numerous workshops, seminars and consultations for youth and women on several related social issues in various parts of Maharastra and some parts of North
  • Organized signature campaign for peace and anti nuclear movement.
  • Organized a 5 day workshop for youth at Lonara Village Nagpur on “strengthening Unity”
  • Organized a day’s programme for women in Kanhan on “Women Empowerment”
  • Conducted literacy and awareness campaign through workers at grassroots level
  • Organized a day’s consultation programme in Pulgaon on “Human Rights”
  • Organized Street plays on burning topics like Dowry, Aids, female infanticide etc
  • Organized creative workshops and contests for college students at Nagpur
  • Organized a mass Blood donation camp on 9th October 2003 for the students, teaching and non teaching members of the University of Mumbai on behalf of the university department of English
  • Organized several cultural activities on behalf of the department of English, Mumbai
  • Coordinated a workshop for training the chairpersons of women development cell, set up in various colleges affiliated to Mumbai University along with the former chairperson Dr. Rohinitai Gawankar on 28-29 Nov 2005
  • Invited to deliver talk at the ICSSR University of Mumbai under the auspices of 50 years of conversion to Buddhism by the Babasaheb Ambedkar school of thought as part of the annual programme for the year 2005
  • Coordinated with the J.J. hospital authorities and rendered guidance to the students representatives for conducting the blood donation camp at the Marathi Bhasha Bhawan, University of Mumbai on 1st Dec 2005
  • Organized poetry evening, variety entertainment and directed a play as in charge and Co-ordinator of cultural activities for the international conference on Resistance 2nd -4th Feb 2006
  • Have been assigned the charge of the computerization and website upgradation along with the cooperation of the office staff for the year 2006-2007
  • Have been a special rapporteur for the international conference on Honor killings organized by the department of civics and politics in collaboration with PIPFP and MASUM
  • Incharge and coordinator of the students’ welfare activities for the year 2006-2007
  • Appointed on the syllabus revision committee for M.Phil in the subject “Theory and Practice of translation”, assisted in restructuring the syllabus both at the UG and PG Levels
  • Given concrete suggestions and relevant proposals in relation to course content and syllabi from time to time.
  • Regularly assisted in the university examination, Central Assessment programme as an Examiner, Moderator and paper setter at the Post graduate level as also at the MPhil. Also member of Students Grievance Redressal cell, of the University of Mumbai
  • Co- coordinated a National seminar on “Indian Theatre Today” along with the Academy of Theatre Arts on 30-31st January 2008
  • Conducted a workshop on the Dynamics of community at Narayangao, Pune on 5-6th Jan 2009
  • Have conducted interviews as member of selection committee for MPSC 4/12/09
  • Invited as a Member of the selection committee for Central University Gujarat 16/12/09
  • Organized a musical Ballad noon for the students at EFLU as part of their course on Narrative Verse, 2013
  • Organized a one day seminar and photo-poetry exhibition along with the Progressive writers Association of Maharashtra on the late Marathi poet/ writer Dr. Jyoti Lanjewar under the auspices of Dr. Jyoti Lanjewar Smriti Pratisthan on 9th Nov.2014
Assistant Professor Mr. V. Rajashekar

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