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Mr. Pulastya Jani


Mr. Pulastya Jani
Name: Mr. Pulastya Jani
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: M.A, M.Phil
Phone No.: +91-9668735524
E-mail ID: pulastya(dot)jani(at)gmail(dot)com
  • Postcolonial Literature
  • Literary Theory
  • Professional Writing
  • Folklore
  • World Literature
  • Dalit Literature
  • American Literature,British Literature,Professional Writing

Guidance :

  • MPhil Guidance:
Sl No Name of the ScholarYear of award of DegreeTopic of MPhil ThesisSummary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
1Preeti Dash2019Exploring the Layered Personality of Shiva as a Human in Shiva Purana 
2Sibasis Mirja Majhi2018Theory of Narrative: A Study of Narratology Through Selected Fiction of Joseph Conrad 
3Mahendra Kandhapani2018Exploring History and Identity: A Study of Rita Dove’s Selected Poetry 
4Aiswarya Behera2018Combating Single Stories: Exploring Cross Cultural Encounters in Adiche’s Selected Fictions 
5Ananta Shabar2017Dalit Discourse and Myth: A Study through Sharan Kumar Limbele’s The Outcaste and Hazari’s Untouchable:The Autobiography of an Indian Outcaste 
6Rohit Parabhoi2017Paradigms of Community, Folklore , and Assertion: A Study Through Hurson’s Thier Eyes Were Watching God and Morrison’s Beloved 
7Uday Naik2016Emergence of Dalit Literature in Odisha : A Study 
8Nikhat Parveen2016Autobiographies across borders: A Study on Tehmina Durrani’s My Feudal Lord and Amrita Pritam’s The Revenue Stamp. 
  • PhD Guidance:
Sl No Name of the ScholarYear of award of DegreeRegistration NoName of the Co-guide if anyFellowship received if any during researchTopic of PhD ThesisSummary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)

Journal Publications :

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Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):

  • Presented/Published in proceedings:
    1 Arundhati Roy and the Dalit Discourse: A Critical Study of The Doctor and the Saint , A Paper presented at the International Conference of Politics and Letters: The Function of Criticism at the Present Time in India, 23-25 January 2018
  • Edited Books :
  • Text Books :
    1 The Widening Arc: A Selection of Prose and Stories. Kitab Bhawan. 2016 Co-Ed.
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  • Workshops:
    1 Attended UGC Sponsered Refresher Course on “Indian Language and Culture: Text and Context” organized by UGC-HRDC, Utkal University from 4 January 2019 to 24 January 2019.
    2 Symposium: “The Empty Page”: A One-day National Symposium in Honour of Prof. H. S. Mohapatra, P.G. Dept. of English, Utkal University, 6 April 2018.
    3 Int. Conference: “Politics and Letters: The function of Criticism at the Present Time”, P.G. Dept. of English, Utkal University, 23-25 January 2018..
    4 Attended the Orientation programme on “Capacity Building in Higher Education” organized by HRDC, Utkal University from 18 August 2017 through 14 September 2017.
    5 Workshop: UGC sponsored workshop on “Developing English Communication Skills”, P.G. Dept. of English, Utkal University, 11 March 2017.
    6 Int. Conference: “De-centring English Studies: Studying Literature in the Global South”, P.G. Dept. of English, Utkal University, 19-21 January 2017.
    7 Workshop: Research in English Studies: Trends, Methods and Mechanics, P.G. Dept. of English, Utkal University, 12-13 November 2015.
  • Seminars:
    1 National Seminar: “Astride the Divides”: A One-day National Seminar in Honour of Prof. J. K. Nayak, P.G. Dept. of English, Utkal University, 25 November 2016.
  • Teaching:
    1 Lecturer 30/06/2014 -29/12/2014 Govt. Autonomous College, Bhawanipatna,
    2 Asst. Professor 30.12.2014 – Cont. P.G. Dept. of English, Utkal University
  • Important Activities:
  • Research Projects Undertaken:
  • Invited Lectures:
    1 Delivered a talk on “ Dalit Literature: Form and Purpose” at SCS College Puri
  • Administrative/Executive experience:
  • Conference organized as Organizing Secretary:
    1 Organizing Member of the One Day National Seminar : The Empty Page” in Honour of Professor H.S. Mohapatra on 6 April 2018
    2 Acted as the Deputy Convener of the International Conference on Politics and Letters: The Function of Criticism at the Present Time in India held on 23-25 January 2018
    3 Acted as the convener of International Conference on Decentring English Studies: Studying Literature in the Global South held on 19-21 January 2017.
    4 Helped the Department in organizing and successfully completing the One Day Workshop on “Developing English Communication Skills”. 11 March 2017
    5 Organizing Member of National Seminar Astride the Divides, 25 November 2016
    6 Organizing Member of Research in English Studies: Trends, Methods and Mechanics. 12-13 Nov 2015
    7 Organizing Member of Skill Based Workshop on Enhancing Reading, Writing and Editing Skills India 21-22 Nov 2015