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
- World Literature
- Dalit Literature
- American Literature,British Literature,Professional Writing
- MPhil Guidance:
|Sl No||Name of the Scholar||Year of award of Degree||Topic of MPhil Thesis||Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)|
|1||Preeti Dash||2019||Exploring the Layered Personality of Shiva as a Human in Shiva Purana|
|2||Sibasis Mirja Majhi||2018||Theory of Narrative: A Study of Narratology Through Selected Fiction of Joseph Conrad|
|3||Mahendra Kandhapani||2018||Exploring History and Identity: A Study of Rita Dove’s Selected Poetry|
|4||Aiswarya Behera||2018||Combating Single Stories: Exploring Cross Cultural Encounters in Adiche’s Selected Fictions|
|5||Ananta Shabar||2017||Dalit Discourse and Myth: A Study through Sharan Kumar Limbele’s The Outcaste and Hazari’s Untouchable:The Autobiography of an Indian Outcaste|
|6||Rohit Parabhoi||2017||Paradigms of Community, Folklore , and Assertion: A Study Through Hurson’s Thier Eyes Were Watching God and Morrison’s Beloved|
|7||Uday Naik||2016||Emergence of Dalit Literature in Odisha : A Study|
|8||Nikhat Parveen||2016||Autobiographies 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 Scholar||Year of award of Degree||Registration No||Name of the Co-guide if any||Fellowship received if any during research||Topic of PhD Thesis||Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)|
Journal Publications :
- International Publications:
- National Publications:
- Review Articles(State Level Publications):
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.
- Book Chapters :
- Research Books :
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.
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.
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