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Dr. Asima Ranjan Parhi

Asima Ranjan Parhi Name : Dr.   Asima Ranjan Parhi
Designation : Professor & Head
Qualification : MA, M. Phil, Ph. D
Phone No. : +91-9436049121
E-mail ID : asim(dot)parhi(at)gmail(dot)com
  • Linguistics and English Language Teaching (ELT)
  • Literary Theory
  • British Literature
  • English Language Education,Literary Theory, Translation
  • Linguistics & ELT, British and American literature, Travel Writing at the level of M.A, M.Phil and Ph.D Coursework
  1. Guidance :
    1. MPhil Guidance:
      Sl No  Name of the Scholar Year of award of Degree Topic of MPhil Thesis Summary of the Research Outcome
      1 Swagatika Jena 2019 “Exploring Cosmopolitanism in Mary Wollstonecraft’s Letters Written During A Short Residence” “Exploring Cosmopolitanism in Mary Wollstonecraft’s Letters Written During A Short Residence”
      2 Sourav Rout 2019 “Cultural Identity and The American Muslim in Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist” ““Cultural Identity and The American Muslim in Mohsin Hamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist”
      3 Subhadarshini Mallick 2018 “Sexist Language in Advertisement: A Study Through Social Media” “Sexist Language in Advertisement: A Study Through Social Media”
      4 Alisha Tirkey 2018 “Evil Clowns Taking Over Contemporary Novels: Representation of Pennywise in Stephen King’s It” “Evil Clowns Taking Over Contemporary Novels: Representation of Penny wise in Stephen King’s It”
      5 Saheen Sareen 2018 “Post-Partition Trauma in Literature: A Study of Selected Short Stories of Saadat Hasan Manto” “Post-Partition Trauma in Literature: A Study of Selected Short Stories of Saadat Hasan Manto”
      6 Ankita Das 2017 “Feminst Discourse in Cultural Text: A Study of Advertising in India” “Feminst Discourse in Cultural Text: A Study of Advertising in India”
      7 Sridhi Dash 2017 “Illness and Human Dignity: A Study of Fatura Nanda and Dr. Pulin Bihari Ray” “Illness and Human Dignity: A Study of Fatura Nanda and Dr. Pulin Bihari Ray”
      8 Abhijit Panda 2017 “A Discourse of Rehabilitation: A Study of Stephen King’s Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption and Edward Bunker’s No Beast So Fierce” “A Discourse of Rehabilitation: A Study of Stephen King’s Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption
      9 Neha Jha 2016 “A Comparative Analysis of Roman Liberation in the 1950s and 21st Century as Depicted in Literature with Reference to Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar and Paulo Coelho’s Eleven Minutes” “A Comparative Analysis of Roman Liberation in the 1950s and 21st Century as Depicted in Literature
      10 Sayantika Sen 2016 “The Robinhood Ballads and the Female Warrior Ballads: A Comparative Study in Carnivalesque Tradition” “The Robinhood Ballads and the Female Warrior Ballads: A Comparative Study in Carnivalesque Traditio
    2. 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
      1 Ms. Juri Dutta 2018 RGU/RS-456/2013 Central University PhD Fellowship “ A Comprehensive Study of Authentic Texts as Prospective Material in English Language Teaching at Higher Education Level” “ A Comprehensive Study of Authentic Texts as Prospective Material in English Language Teaching at H
      2 Ms Harini Patowary Das 2018 RGU/RS-448/2013 “A Study of Environmental Imagination and The Growth of Eco-Conscious Children’s Fiction in English in India” “A Study of Environmental Imagination and The Growth of Eco-Conscious Children’s Fiction in English
      3 Ms Mie Dirchi 2018 Central University PhD Fellowship “Identity Constructions : A Study of Select Northeast Women Writers” “Identity Constructions : A Study of Select Northeast Women Writers”
      4 Mr Manu Bhujel 2018 “Representations of Adolescence of Youth in Select Novels of Amitav Ghosh, Upmanyu Chatterjee and Chetan Bhagat” “Representations of Adolescence of Youth in Select Novels of Amitav Ghosh, Upmanyu Chatterjee and Ch
      5 Ms Doi Ette 2018 Central University PhD Fellowship “Rewriting the Nigerian Civil War: A Study of Select Novels of Nigerian Women Writers” “Rewriting the Nigerian Civil War: A Study of Select Novels of Nigerian Women Writers”
      6 Mr Jitumoni Dutta 2018 “Awakenings: A Study of the Life Writings of Select spiritual Seekers” “Awakenings: A Study of the Life Writings of Select spiritual Seekers”
      7 Ms Indrani Gogoi 2017 “Representation of the Multicultural in the Novels of Jhumpa Lahiri and Sunetra Gupta” “Representation of the Multicultural in the Novels of Jhumpa Lahiri and Sunetra Gupta”
      8 Mr. Bidyut Lochan Behera 2013 “Representation of Masculinity in the Select Novels of Herman Melville and Joseph Conrad” “Representation of Masculinity in the Select Novels of Herman Melville and Joseph Conrad”
  2. Journal Publications :
    1. International Publications:
      1 ‘Prospect of Electronic media as curriculum in Non-Native contexts’, I- Manager’s Journal of English Language Teaching, (Joint with Juri Dutta), Vol-4, No. 2, April-June 2014, pp.18-24.ISSN-2249-0752. -,
      2 ‘Semantic Excess or New Canons? Exploring the print media’.  Journal of Media and Communication Studies. Vol-2 (i), Academic Online refereed journal, USA, Ed. Emijee Cynthia, January 2010. pp. 16-19. ISSN-2141-2545. -,
      3 ‘Authentic Texts and Pedagogy: A Model’, The Modern Journal of Applied Linguistics, Ed. R. Narayanan, Vol. 1: 3, May 2009, www.mjal.org. pp. 194-209. ISSN-0974-8741. -,
      4 “Language as Effective Cultural Practice: The English Language and the Glocal Narrative”. IJMT International Journal of Multidisciplinary Thought, CD-ROM. ISSN- 2156-6992). 5 (1): 285â??293 (2015). -,
      5 Rekindling Innocence: Environmental Justice in Children’s Ecofiction”. Inter Views(Joint with Harini P Das).Vol-2, No.1, July 2015,pp.39-55. ISSN“-2349-400X. -,
    2. National Publications:
      1 “Confronting Theory in the Classroom: Beyond a Gendered(?) Reading of Donne and Yeats”. NURJ  (Nagaland University Research Journal, ISSN-0973-0346). 7(1): 88-96 (2014). -,
      2 ‘Ethnicity and Social Transformation: A Study of Language’, Third Concept, Edited and published by Babuddin Khan, Vol.12,No.134-35, New Delhi, India, April- May 1998, pp. 56-63.ISSN-0970-7247. -,
      3 ‘John Keats : Romantic versus Post Structuralist’, JEFL (Journal of English and Foreign Languages), Ed. S. Mohanraj, Published by CIEFL (Central Institute of English & Foreign Languages), Hyderbad,India,No.30, Dec. 2002, pp. 31-36. ISBN-09708332. -,
      4 ‘Language Literature Interface: A study of Translated and Creative Indian Poetry in English’, The Ravenshaw Journal of English Studies, Ed. A.K.Mohanty, S.Samal and A.K.Purohit, Published by P.G. Dept. of English, Ravenshaw College, Cuttack, India, Vol. XIII, Nos. 1-2, Jan-Dec. 2003, pp. 64-74. -,
      5 ‘Nationalistic and User friendly English & Prospect of Flexibility in Learning’, RGURJ (Rajiv Gandhi University Research Journal), Ed. N. Nagaraju and R.S. Yadava, Published by Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, India, Vol.8,No.2, Dec. 2005,pp.14-20. ISSN-0972-2882. -,
      6 ‘Madness as Method :  A Study of Shakespearean Tragic Hero’, Atlantic Critical Review, Ed. Mohit K. Roy, New Delhi, India, Vol. 5, No.2, April-June 2006, pp.1-10. ISSN-0972-6373. -,
      7 ‘Towards the Anti-Canon: A Brief Focus on Newspaper English in India’, SHSS (Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences), Ed. T.R. Sharma, IIAS (Indian Institute of Advanced Study), Shimla, Vol. XIII, No.1, Summer 2006, pp.143-154. ISSN-0972-1401. -,
      8 ‘Language Revolution and 21st Century: A Close Look at Newspapers’, 21st Century Cultural Discourse, Srijan Samvad, Ed. Brajesh, Series-1, June 2007, pp. 25-30. -,
      9 ‘Pedagogy and Indian Poetics: The Case of Michael Henchard’. Dialogue. Ed. S. Hajela and R.Sharma. Vol-VI, No.I, June 2010, pp.90-94. ISSN-0974-5556. -,
      10 ‘Nature as Therapy: A Romantic Construct’. Rajiv Gandhi University Research Journal. Ed. M.C.Behera. Vol-10, No. 1-2, Jan-Dec 2011. pp.1-10. ISSN-2250-2866. -,
      11 ‘From Convenience to Power: Teaching English in the Commonwealth’. Creatcrit. Ed. N.Pattanayak.Vol.1, No.2, July 2014, Nagaon, Assam, India.pp.1-7. ISSN-2347-8829. -,
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  3. Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):
    1 ‘Fractured Identity, Neo-Colonisation and the English Language: Assertion of     Interests Through the English Newspapers of Arunachal Pradesh’. Proceedings of International Seminar on Ethnicity, Identity and Literature’ (ISE11-2012). Ed. H.K. Nath, Sibasagar College,11-14 October 2012,pp. 288-290. ISBN-81-92410-5-1.
    2 ‘Auto-Eroticism, Kamala Das and the Indian Female’. Contemporary Commonwealth  Literature in English: Concepts, Techniques and Trends. Proceedings of National  Seminar on ‘Commonwealth Literature’.Edited by N. Tiwary, Mount Olive College, Kohima, 27-29 July  2011, pp. 34-39.ISBN-978-93-81694-20-6.
    3 After LSRW: Search for Englishes’, Expressions. Proceedings of the UGC sponsored National Workshop, Ed. Archana Bhattacharjee, Kakojan College, Jorhat, 3-4 Nov 2011,pp. 23-27.
    4 ‘The Quality Package and Higher Education’, Souvenir on UGC sponsored Seminar, Published by  Dharmasala Mahavidyalaya, Orissa, India, May 2006, pp. 29-33.
    5 ‘Tradition and Modernity in a Tribal Society: A study of Language’. Discourse of Development. Edited and published by Uma Dutta, Govt. Degree College, Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh, India, 2000, pp. 116-123.
  1. Edited Books :
  2. Text Books :
    1 ‘Post Structuralist Theories, Black and Undergraduate Teaching in India’, Postcolonial Imaginings: Fissions and Fusions, Ed. Sunita Sinha, Atlantic publishers, New Delhi, 2009, pp. 106-117. ISBN-978-81-269-1092-2.
    2 ‘The Religion of Self and Impersonality: Revisiting Shelley, Hardy and Lawrence’, Reassessing British Literature (Vol. II), Ed. S.K Paul and A.N Prasad, Sarup and Sons, New Delhi, 2008, pp. 113-126.ISBN-978-81-7625-879-1.
    3 ‘Kubla’s Plight: Reconstructing Coleridge, Culture and Theory’, Recritiquing S.T. Coleridge, Ed. A.N. Prasad & S.J.P. Joseph, Sarup & Sons, New Delhi, 2007, pp. 118-127. ISBN-81-7625-815-6.
    4 ‘The Quality Package and Higher Education’, Dynamics of Higher Education, Ed. J. Begi, Commonwealth Publishers, New Delhi, 2008, pp.93 â?? 98.ISBN-978-81-311-0190-2.
  3. Book Chapters :
    1 Book Chapters: ‘Contemporary Indian Women Writing in English: A Historical and Analytic Study’, Contemporary Indian Writing in English: Trends, Concepts and Techniques, Adhyayan Publishers, Ed.N. Das, New Delhi, 2007, pp.124-133. ISBN-81-8435-023-6.
    2 Book: Indian English Through Newspapers, Concept Publications, New Delhi, 2008. ISBN-81-8069-507-7.
  4. Research Books :
1 Associate, IIAS (Indian Institute of Advanced Study), Shimla, India (2005-2008) .
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