School of Languages
Department of English Studies

Profile of Faculty

Dr. SURAJ KUMAR SAW

Assistant Professor (Temporary), Department of English Studies
Central University of Jharkhand
Cell : +917070374958
E-mail : suraj.saw@cuj.ac.in

Educational Qualification:

 

MA, PhD

Area of Interest:

  Diaspora Studies, South Asian Literature, Culture Studies and Critical Theory

Courses Taught:

  Restoration Drama, Indian English Prose, Introduction to Linguistics, Canadian Fiction, African Prose Writings, Literary Criticism, ELT

Brief introduction:

  Dr. Suraj Kumar Saw has been in teaching profession since 2010. He taught at University of North Bengal and Amity University Jharkhand prior to joining CUJ. His research works have appeared in edited books and Scopus/indexed journals of international and national repute. Presently, his focal research areas are South Asian diaspora literature, theories of migration and contemporary critical theories.

Articles Published/ Accepted:

 

Research publications

Articles in Journals (Published/ Accepted)

  1. Saw, Suraj Kumar. “Globalization and migration in the contemporary world order: an insight into the postnational condition and the diasporas”. Social Identities: Journal for the Study of Race, Nation and Culture. United Kingdom: ROUTLEDGE. Vol. 24 Issue 3 (September 2017): 339-363. DOI:10.1080/13504630.2017.1376283.
  2. Saw, Suraj Kumar. “From Remembering to Being: The Postmemory of 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh and Tarfia Faizullah – A Perspective on a Diasporic Poet”. The Volcano (Dept. of English, BHU) Vol. 05 (November 2016): 104-110.
  3. Saw, Suraj Kumar. “Multiple Movements of New Diaspora: Tracing Transnationality in the Poetry of Shanta Acharya”. Middle Flight (Sukumar Sengupta Mahavidyalaya, Paschim Medinipur, W.B.) Vol.-4 No-1 (July 2015): 120-133.
  4. Saw, Suraj Kumar. “The Law-Equity Antithesis and The Merchant of Venice”, Indian Journal of Law and Justice, Dept. of Law, NBU, Vol.-II No.-ii (March 2011): 171-175

Books and Book Chapters (Published/ Accepted)

  1. Saw, Suraj Kumar. “Globalization and the Postnational Condition: The South Asian Diaspora Poetry in Context”. Literature and Society: Challenges and Prospects. Ed. Prayer Elmo Raj. New Delhi: Authorspress, 2016. 155-180.

Seminar/ Workshop/ Conference Participation:

 

Presentations in Conference(s):

  1. Saw, Suraj Kumar. “Towards a Transnational Poetics: Reading Contemporary Paradigms of Travel in South Asian Diaspora Poetry”. Three-Day International Conference on De-centring English Studies: Studying Literature in the Global South. Org. P.G. Dept. of English, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, 19-21 January 2017.
  2. Saw, Suraj Kumar . “Exploring Hyphenated Identity in Memoryscape: A Reading of Michael Ondaatje’s Poem The Story”. UGC Sponsored Two-Day National Seminar on Interpretation of Memories: Literary, Psychological, Cultural, and Historical Aspects. Org. St. Paul’s Cathedral Mission College in collaboration with University of Calcutta, 01-02 December 2016.
  3. Saw, Suraj Kumar and Antusa Sen. “Hosseini and the Have-nots: A Marxist Approach towards his Novels”. UGC Sponsored Two-Day National Conference on Contemporary Critical Theories. Org. Dept. of English, D.B.F. Dayanand College of Arts & Science, Solapur, 31 August – 01 September 2013.
  4. Saw, Suraj Kumar. “Nature and Gender in Margaret Atwood’s Eco-ontological Novel Surfacing”. Two-Day International Conference on Good Governance, Sustainable Development and Environmental Justice in SAARC Region. Org. Dept. of Law, University of North Bengal, 01-02 December, 2012.

Workshop Participation:

  1. Participated in NRDC – Amity IFC sponsored workshop on “Innovation Management and IPR” at Amity University Jharkhand on 25th February 2019.
  2. Participated in GIAN (MHRD, Govt. Of India) Workshop at IIT Bhubaneswar on “Postcolonial World Literature” from 15 February 2016 to 25 February 2016.
  3. Participated in the workshop on “Human, Animal and the Posthuman” organized by the Colloquium, Department of English, University of North Bengal on 18th March 2012.

Faculty Development Programme:

  1. Participated in FDP on Research Methodology and Documentation Organized by Amity University Jharkhand from 03 August to 09 August 2018.

Any other information:

 

Invited Lecture

  1. Delivered Two Days Lecture on “Research Methodology” at the Department of English Studies, Central University of Jharkhand, India, from 29th August to 30th August 2019.

Academic Activities:

  1. Convened one-day virtual National Conference on “Mobilities, Migration and Culture: Reflections in the World Literature” held on 21st December 2020 organized by Amity Institute of English Studies and Research, Amity University Jharkhand, Ranchi.

e-Content Development:

  1. Saw, Suraj Kumar.  “Poetry in the Age of Migration”. MHRD-UGC ePG-Pathshala Project. Paper-VIII. ‘New’ Literatures in English. INFLIBNET.

Updated as on

  04 Aug. 2021