School of Languages
Department of English Studies

Profile of Faculty

Dr. Mayank Ranjan

Associate Professor, Department of  English Studies
Central University of Jharkhand
Cell :  +918002008284
E-mail : dr.mayankranjan@gmail.com

Educational Qualification:

 
  1. Post-Graduation in English Literature (First Class) 2005-2007 Patna University.
  2. Ph.D. Degree awarded- Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, 26/03/10 Bhagalpur

Area of Interest:

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

Courses Taught:

 
  1. Linguistics
  2. ELT
  3. American Literature
  4. New Literature
  5. Film Studies
  6. British Novels

Brief introduction:

  Dr. Mayank Ranjan formerly worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English, B.S. Institute of Legal Studies, T.M Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur. He did his Post-graduation from Patna University and Ph.D. from T.M Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur. He has published several papers in journals of national and international repute. His areas of interest include mythology, Islamic interpretation of literature, American Literature, Literary Theories, specially psychoanalytical theories, feminism, eco-criticism and post-colonial theories. He has attended and organized several seminars and conferences. He also has keen interest in ELT and is an expert in Language Lab Tutorial. He also has experience of teaching students from abroad in ELT programme started by Central University of Jharkhand. He worked as a coordinator for this program and designed the entire curriculum for it.

Administrative responsibilities (with active period)

 
  1. Worked as warden of the boy’s Hostel, August, 2013 to August 2015.
  2. Program Officer, NSS of Central University of Jharkhand from March, 2015 to 2018.
  3. Deputy Nodal Officer, CUCET-2017 (CUJ), (CUCET ADMISSION 2017)
  4. Member, Recruitment Cell, CUJ (2017 t0 2020)
  5. Member, Quarter Allotment Committee, CUJ, 2019

Articles Published/ Accepted:

 

Research publications

  1. Mayank Ranjan, V.S Naipaul: Creating Magic With Seeds: The Global And Post Colonial Overview in IAPEN Sponsored Kohinoor, ISSN- 0973-6395, (International) January 2008, p. 36-46.
  2. Mayank Ranjan, “Anita Desai: A Psychologist’s Approach to Her Fiction” in Cyber Literature, ISSN- 0972-0901, p.- 83-91.
  3. Mayank Ranjan, 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.
  4. Mayank Ranjan, 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
  5. Mayank Ranjan, Jim Corbett: Hunter, Author and Legend, in Explorer, ISSN- 0974-6757, Creative Writers Circle, Panchsheel Colony, G.T. Road, Sasaram, p. 94-106.
  6. Mayank Ranjan, George Eliot’s Middlemarch: A Distinguished Approach to Feminism, in Literary Churning Vol II, ISSN 2320-494X, July 2013.
  7. Mayank Ranjan, Wordsworth and His Predecessors in Saidhantiki, ISSN- 0974-8504, Vol. – 3, July-September 2016, p. 197-203.
  8. Mayank Ranjan, Kamala Markandaya’s Art of Characterization in Saidhantiki, ISSN- 0974-8504, Vol. – 3, July-September 2014, p. 172-175
  9. Mayank Ranjan, Problems Faced by Students at Graduate level Study in Hindi Speaking States in India through Open & Distance Learning System in Matadarsh ISSN- 0974-9888, Vol. – 4, October-December 2014, p. 275-279
  10. Mayank Ranjan, Kamala Markandaya’s Realistic Portrayals of Indian Life in Matadarsh ISSN- 0974-9888, Vol. – 3, July-September 2014, p. 275-279
  11. Mayank Ranjan, Kamala Markandaya’s Art of Characterization in Saidhantiki, ISSN- 0974-8504, Vol. – 4, July-September 2014, p.172-175
  12. Mayank Ranjan, Feminism Myth in the Novels of R.K. Narayan in Matadarsh ISSN- 0974-9888, Vol. – 4, October-December 2016, p. 231-236
  13. Mayank Ranjan, Communication Skills and English Language in Matadarsh ISSN- 0974-9888, Vol. – 1, January-March 2016, p. 161-166
  14. Usnis Banerjee, Mayank Ranjan, Aspects of Using Films in EFL Classrooms, Kala, Journal of Indian Art History Congress, ISSN-0975-7945, Vol- 26, No2(VII) 2020-21. (UGC CARE GROUP I Journal)
  15. Ankita A. Panda, Mayank Ranjan, Racism in Harry Potter Series, Sambodhi, ISSN: 2249-6661 (UGC Care Approved, Peer Reviewed and Referred  Journal  Impact Factor 5.80)

Books and Book Chapters (Published/ Accepted)

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

Seminar/ Workshop/ Conference Participation:

 

Conferences

  1. Federation Of University Teachers’ Association of Bihar, 7th Statutory Conference 9th-10th April 2007, T.M.B.University, Bhagalpur
  2. 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”
  3.  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…
  4. UGC Sponsored National Seminar on The Art, Mind and Vision of George Orwell, 24th -25nd September 2016, PG Dept of English, M.S. College, Motihari, Ranchi, Presented paper on: - “George Orwell’s Animal Farm: A Representation of Anti-Communist Communism”

Seminars

  1.  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”
  2.  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”
  3. 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”

Program Organized:

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

Updated as on:

  11th April, 2021