School of Languages
Centre for English Studies

Profile of Faculty

Dr. Mayank Ranjan


Assistant Professor
Educational Qualifications:  MA, Ph.D.
Centre for English Studies
Central University of Jharkhand


Areas of Interest

 

Contemporary Literary Theory, American Literature, Applied Linguistics, Eco Criticism

Publications

 

Books:

  • A Critical Handbook of English Drama; Globus Press, New Delhi, ISBN-978-93-82074-84-7, 2013.
  • An introduction to English Literature; Globus Press, New Delhi, ISBN-978-93-82484-62-5, 2013.
  • Theory and Practice of Socio Linguistics, ; Globus Press, New Delhi, ISBN-978-93-82484-15-8.

 

Papers:

  • V.S Naipaul: Creating Magic With Seeds: The Global And Post Colonial Overview in IAPEN Sponsored Kohinoor, ISSN- 0973-6395, (International) January 2009, p. 36-46.
  • “Anita Desai: A Psychologist’s Approach to Her Fiction” in Cyber Literature, ISSN- 0972-0901, p.- 83-91.
  • Kamala Markanday’s “Some Inner Fury” : The Embodiment of Passion and Anger in the Panorama of the East-West Conflict, in  Explorer, ISSN- 0974-6757, Vol.- XXXII. No. 2, 2008, Creative Writers Circle, Panchsheel Colony, G.T. Road, Sasaram, p. 94-106.
  • Mulk Raj Anand’s Coolie: Story of an Alienated Individual in I.H.A.I. Sponsored Ayush, ISSN- 0974-8075, (International) January 2009, p.-50-54
  • Jim Corbett: Hunter, Author and Legend, Accepted for Publication in  Explorer, ISSN- 0974-6757, Creative Writers Circle, Panchsheel Colony, G.T. Road, Sasaram, p. 94-106.
  • George Eliot’s Middlemarch: A Distinguished Approach to Feminism, in Literary Churning Vol II, ISSN 2320-494X, July 2013.

Management of Seminars and Speech Competitions

 
  • International Conference on Voices from the Margin: Society, Culture and Exclusion, 20th -22nd February 2013, CUJ, Ranchi.
  • Speech Competition on Role of Youth in Maintaining Peace, Harmony & Brotherhood in Central University of Jharkhand on 04/03/2013 

 

Syllabus Designing   Designed syllabus for teaching English to foreign students and worked as co-coordinator for Teaching English to Foreign Students Program (A program started Central University of Jharkhand) 

Conferences

 
  • Federation Of University Teachers’ Association of Bihar, 7th Statutory Conference 9th-10th April 2007, T.M.B.University, Bhagalpur
  • International Conference on Voices from the Margin: Society, Culture and Exclusion, 20th -22nd February 2013, CUJ, Ranchi, Presented paper on: - “George Eliot’s Middle March: A Distinguished Approach to Feminism”
  • 3rd International Seminar on Women Empowerment in India (Interdisciplinary), 1st – 3rd March, 2013, Institute for Social Development & Research, Ranchi, Presented paper on “A Proto-Feminist Approach to Society: A Study through George…
  • International Conference on Republic in Shakespeare. Oct 2013, Jammu University of Jammu, Organized by Shakespeare Association of India. Also presented paper titled Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar and the Shiv Purana: The Republican Concept..

Seminars

 
  • U.G.C. National Seminar in English – 26th-27th March, 2008; T.M. Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur. Also presented a research paper entitled “Alienation and Death in Mulk Raj Anand’s “Coolie”
  • U.G.C. National Seminar in English – 3rd-4th May, 2008; Ram Lakhan Singh Yadav College, Bakhtiyarpur, Patna. Also presented a research paper entitled “George Eliot: A Distinguished Visionary of Feminism”
  • U.G.C. National Seminar in English – 11th-12th March, 2011; T.M. Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur. Also presented a research paper entitled “Kamala Markandaya: Collecting Nectar in a Sieve

Invited Talks and Lectures

 
  • Invited to deliver special lectures on ELT and Soft Skill Development at the Department of English, BSILS, T.M. Bhagalpur University, Bihar  from 14th Oct to 16th Oct 2014.