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Ravinder Kaur

Assistant Professor, English Literature

ravinder.kaur@sharda.ac.in

About

Ms. Ravinder Kaur has completed her graduation and post-graduation from University of Delhi. She cleared UGC-NET  in English literature in the year 2018. She has taught English language and literature to students of B.A. at two colleges of Delhi University namely Aryabhatta College and College of Vocational Studies for the NCWEB and SOL classes respectively. During the tenure of her Masters, she presented varied researched papers at various colleges of Delhi University. She has been to numerous writing competitions and secured top positions in few of them.  She has also contributed her poems and other works in the College Magazine and the college newspaper & portal.

Experience
  • 1 Year
Qualification
  • Pursuing Diploma in Creative Writing in English from IGNOU
  • Qualified UGC NET in July, 2018
  • M. A (English) from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi
  • Certificate Course in French from University of Delhi
  • B.A.(Honours) in English from University of Delhi
Award & Recognition

  • Awarded Academic Excellence Award for securing First position throughout all the three years of graduation.
  • Awarded for being Creative Head of English Literary Society (Carpe Diem) at Shaheed Bhagat Singh College (E), Delhi University.

Research

  • Chapter titled ‘Politics of Tangible Representation: Othering of Material Aesthetics in Afro-American Diaspora published in the book On the Contours of Marginalization: Voice of the Voiceless. The book has been published by Walnut Publication with the ISBN: 978-9388397568.

Participation in Conferences/Seminars-

  • Presented a research paper titled Theorizing Sexuality: An Analysis of Afsanas written by Muslim Women in a two-day International Conference organized by School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Sharda University on 29th and 30th March, 2019.
  • Presented a research paper titled ‘Shikhandi: An in-between Voice - Tracing Evolution from the Margin to the Centre in a one-day National Conference organized by the English Literary Society, Zakir Hussain Delhi College on 28th February, 2018 on the theme ‘Narratives Beyond the Centre: Marginal Characters in World Epics.
  • Presented a research paper (in collaboration) titled ‘Austens Legacy From Book To Screen in a Paper Presentation Seminar on ‘Inter-semiotic Translation: from Novel to Film, organized by the Department of English, Kirori Mal College, on 23rd February 2018.
  • Presented a research paper titled ‘Hypochondriac Kafka: The Voice in Metamorphosis and Letter to his Father in a seminar on ‘Representing Depression: Cultural Perceptions of Mental Illness, organized by Department of English, Kalindi College, University of Delhi on 13 February, 2018.
  • Presented a paper titled (in collaboration)Reading King Lear through Ecocritical Lens in a conference on ‘Nature and Human": Re-locating "Nature" under the paradigm of Ecocriticism organized by The English Literary Society, Department of English, Zakir Husain Delhi College (Evening).
  • Presented a paper titled Politics of Knowledge Production in Christina Rossetti's Goblin Market at Hansraj College, Delhi University, as a part of the literary event, Paper Presentation Seminar organized by the English Society on the topic ‘The Sound of Music: An Aesthetic, Cultural & Political Interface in April, 2018.
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Violence in Muktibodh's Poetry at the Paper Presentation competition held at St. Stephens College on the topic ‘Revolution: Literature and Beyond in March, 2018.

Certifications

  • Certificate course in French from College of Vocational Studies, University of Delhi

Area of Interest

  • Womens Studies
  • Diasporic Literature
  • Romantic Poetry