School of Languages
Centre for English Studies

Profile of Faculty

Dr. Amit Kumar Dubey


Designation: Assistant Professor (on contract)
Educational Qualifications:  MA, PhD
Areas of Interest: Indian Writing in English and Partition Literature


Courses Taught

 

Partition Literature, American Literature, Commonwealth Literature, Indian Writing in English, Communicative English.

Publications

 

Published a book entitled The Fictional World of Bapsi Sidhwa : Gender, Community and History by Creative Books, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-81-8043-100-5.
Published an article entitled "Bruised and Scarred : The Other Side of Pakistan in Sidhwa's The Pakistani Bride." The Inside, Vol. no. 4, pp. 92-98.
Published an article entitled "The Theme of Migration and Cultural Conflicts in An American Brat." Anusilana, Vol. no. XIV, pp.63-66.   

Papers Presented/Participated at International and National Seminars

 
  1. “Poetics of Resistence : A Study in poetry of Nirmal Putul” at National Seminar on Indian English Poetry by Women since 1980s organized by Dept. of Humanities & Social Sciences, ISM, Dhanbad on 30-31 January 2014.
  2. “Portrayal of Agrarian Society in Prem Chand’s Goddan” at National Seminar on Deentralised Governance and Changing Paradox of Development in Rural Areas, 11-12 Sep 2013 at Central University of Jharkhand.
  3. “Post Memories of Partition in Saadat Hasan Monto’s Short Stories at National Seminar on Thematic and Stylistic Growth of Indian English Short Story, 30-31 March 2013 at Dept. of English and Foreign Languages, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapitha, Varanasi.
  4.  “Tradition Transition and Modernity : A Critical Appraisal of Sidhwa’s An American Brat” in International on Voices from the Margin : Society, Culture and Exclusion, 20-22 February, 2013, held at Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi.
  5. Chaired a Session in International Conference on Voices from the Margin : Society, Culture and Exclusion, 20-22 February, 2013, held at Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi.
  6. “Shifting Representations of Multicultural Relations in Sidhwa’s An American Brat” in International Conference on Transcultural Asian Modernities, 20-21 December, 2012, held at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
  7. “Exile Memory and Desire : Three Strands of a Diasporic Writter” in National Seminar on New Trends in English Literature, 6-7 March, 2013, held at  Sido Kanhu Murmu University,Dumka, Jharkhand.
  8. “Portrayal of Colonial Presence : Words, Sounds, Images of Repression in Water”, in International Conference collaborated with IACLALS, 02-04 February, 2012, held at Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi.
  9. “English as a Communicative Tool in the Changed Globalized Scenario” in National Convention on Raising the Bar of Excellence in English for Professionals, 23 October, 2010, held at Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow Campus.
  10. “Idea of Co-Existence in Indian Society : A case study of Sidhwa’s The Crow Eaters” in National Seminar on Challenges of Co-existence in Indian Society, 20 Feb 2010, at Dept. of Humanities & Social Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi
  11. “The Modernity in Bhojpuri Folk Songs” in One Day International Workshop on Tradition and Modernity in Folk Culture : A Discourse, 13 October, 2009, held at Jeevanodaya Siksha Samiti, Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh.
  12. "Translating Across Genres from Cinema to Fiction : A Case Study of Water" in International Seminar on Translation and Multiligualism,  6-7 March 2009, held at Banaras Hindu University.
  13. "The Construction of She- Story in Bapsi Sidhwa's Novels" in National Seminar on Many Faces of Feminism in India,  27-28 March 2009,  held at Banaras Hindu University.
  14. "India Imagined in Sidhwa's Ice Candy-Man" at International Seminar on Imagining India : Discourse of the Nation, 18-19 December 2009,  held at  Banaras Hindu University.
  15. "Orientalism Revisited : A Critique of Edward Said's Orientalism" at  National Seminar on Edward Said : Criticism and Resistance, 23-24 February 2007, held at  Banaras Hindu University.
  16. "Suppression and Survival : A Case Study of Sidhwa's The Pakistani Bride" at National Seminar on Postcolonial and Bhasha Literature, 21-23 September 2007,  held at Banaras Hindu University.

 

Seminar/Workshop/Conference organized and participated

 
  1. Contributed as Member of Organizing Committee of International Festival Salva Tagore, celebrated in the commemoration of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore,  held at Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi.
  2. Organized the International Conference on Voices from the Margin : Society, Culture and Exclusion, as Joint-Organizing Secretary, 20-22 February, 2013, held at Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi.
  3. Organized a Two Day Workshop on Embittered History : Post Memories of Partition, as as Joint-Organizing Secretary, 06-07 March, 2013, held at Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi.
  4. Contributed as Convener of Website Committee for Akhra India International Festival-2012, 08-10 November, 2012, held at Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi.
  5. Organized a One Day Workshop cum Speech Competition, as Convener, on The Afterlife of Mahatma Gandhi : His Philosophy and its Contemporaneity, on 30 January, 2013, held at Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi.