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Ms. Pooja Mann

Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences

pooja.mann@sharda.ac.in

About

Ms. Pooja Mann is an experienced faculty with a demonstrated history of working in the Education Management Industry. She is skilled in Academics, Research, Editing, Proofreading, Publishing, and Digital Publishing. She is a strong educational professional with an MPhil Degree entitled “Saang, A Folk Performance of Haryana: A Feminist Discourse” from Department of Modern Indian Languages and Literary Studies, University of Delhi in 2015 which focused on folk theatre and Comparative Literature. She is currently pursuing her PhD from Department of Comparative Literature and Translation Studies, School of Letters, Ambedkar University, Delhi. She has presented two papers in International Conferences. She is an Enthusiastic, Committed Educator with innate ability to understand and motivate students and helping them in creating a cooperative community in the classroom that sets as a model about the importance of mutual respect and cooperation among all community members. She thoroughly enjoys working with students and encourages creative expression.

Experience
  • Three years experience in editorial and managerial role in Books and Journals publications in Aptara Corp. Pvt. Ltd. (2012-2015)
  • More than four years experience of teaching English Language, Communication Skills and Literature to students coming from different streams. She also has experience of Second Language Teaching (Sharda University; 2015- Present).
Qualification
  • Pursuing PhD from Department of Comparative Literature and Translation Studies, School of Letters, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Kashmere Gate Campus, Delhi.
  • M.Phil. (Comparative Indian Literature) from Department of Modern Indian Languages and Literary Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi.
  • M.A. (Comparative Indian Literature) from Department of Modern Indian Languages and Literary Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi.
  • B.A. (English Hons.) from PGDAV College, University of Delhi, Delhi.
Award & Recognition

  • Awarded with Certificate as topper for a twelve-week MOOC entitled, “Feminism: Concepts and Theories” offered through SWAYAM in 2020 (27th January–17th April 2020).
  • Awarded with the Certificate of Appreciation for dedicated efforts as a member of Organizing committee for the International Conference on Power, (In)Equality and Cultures of Resistance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Humanities and Social Sciences organized by School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Sharda University on 28th and 29th January 2021.
  • Awarded with the Certificate of Appreciation for being recognized as NPTEL-believer (JanuaryDecember 2020) on 16th February 2021 by NPTEL, SWAYAM.

Research

Paper Presentations:

  • "Understanding the voice of the voiceless through Jaat Womens Folk Songs (Geet)" in the International Conference on "The 21st Century Indian Woman: Representations and Expressions" held on 12-13 March 2019 at PGDAV College, University of Delhi.
  • “Understanding the role of gender and politics of disguise in Saang” in the International Conference on “New Directions in 21st Century Linguistics, Literature, and Language Teaching” held on 29th and 30th March 2019 in SHSS, Sharda University.
  • “A literary review of the interdependence of emotion and narration in married Jaat women folk songs, Geet” in the national conference on “Contemporary Perspectives in English Language, Literature & Cultural Studies (NCCPE 2021)” at Chandigarh University in collaboration with Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities and Literary Voice organized on 11th June and 12th June 2021.

Journal Publications:

  • Mann, Pooja, & Mann, Bhoomika. 2021 (September). The aftermath of COVID-19 on students education and health in Indian educational institutions: A survey. Journal of Education Culture and Society (indexed by Web of Science (ESCI) and UGC care Group-II listed), vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 361-74. https://doi.org/10.15503/jecs2021.2.361.374
  • Mann, Pooja. 2021 (December). Interdependence of emotion and narration in married Jaat women folk songs, Geet. Literary Voice (indexed by Web of Science (ESCI), COSMOS and UGC care listed), Special Edition, No. 15, pp. 83-90. ISSN 2277-4521.

Book Chapters:

  • Mann, Pooja. 2021 (June). “Impersonation and gender roles in Saang: A feminist theatre criticism” in Indian Folklore: Contemplation on Art, Aesthetics and Culture. Gangopadhyay, Ashimananda, Mishra, Parul, Chakraborty, Arnab (eds.), ISBN 978-81-949267-4-0. Upanayan Publications: Delhi, India, pp. 221–227.
  • Mann, Pooja. 2021 (July, Reprint). Unit 1: Pronouncing Correctly-1 Sounds of English, Block-4: Practicing Speaking Skills, Educational Course Content Development for BEGLA – 138: Reading & Speaking Skills, Indira Gandhi National Open University. ISBN: 978-93-90773-63-3. pp. 5–21.
  • Mann, Pooja. 2021 (July, Reprint). Unit 2: Pronouncing Correctly – 2: Stress and Rhythm in Connected Speech and Voice   Training, Block-4: Practicing Speaking Skills, Educational Course Content Development for BEGLA – 138: Reading & Speaking Skills, Indira Gandhi National Open University. ISBN: 978-93-90773-63-3. pp. 22–52.
  • Mann, Pooja. 2021 (July, Reprint). Unit 3: Speaking Activities-1 Stories, Dialogues, Role playing, Debates, Block-4: Practicing Speaking Skills, Educational Course Content Development for BEGLA – 138: Reading & Speaking Skills, Indira Gandhi National Open University. ISBN: 978-93-90773-63-3. pp. 53–80.
  • Mann, Pooja. 2021 (July, Reprint). Unit 4: Speaking Activities-2 Participating in Discussions, Meetings, Presentation, Block-4: Practicing Speaking Skills, Educational Course Content Development for BEGLA – 138: Reading & Speaking Skills, Indira Gandhi National Open University. ISBN: 978-93-90773-63-3. pp. 81–115.
  • Mann, Pooja. 2021. "Social Functionalists," Block 3: Functional Approaches, Course 9: Approaches to Folklore, MAFCS, the School of Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Studies (SOITS), IGNOU, New Delhi. ISBN awaited.

Certifications

She has successfully completed:

  • 8 MOOCs
  • 5 Short term courses
  • 9 Workshops
  • 21 FDPs

Area of Interest

  • Comparative Literature
  • Folk lore
  • Feminism
  • Translation
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • English Language Teaching