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Dr. Vishali Sharma

Assistant Professor, English Literature

vishali.sharma@sharda.ac.in

About

Dr. Vishali Sharma did her PhD from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra under the title “The Writer as Hero and the Hero as Writer: A Comparative Study of Hero in the Selected Plays of Wole Soyinka and Rabindranath Tagore”. She has got her many research papers published in national and international referred journals and anthologies of English studies. She has attended various conferences, seminars and workshops of national and international standards. She has worked as Book review editor and associate editor for reputed international journals and has experience and expertise in teaching English literature at graduation and post-graduation levels and English language to international students.

Experience
  • Three years teaching Experience and two years as Book Review Editor
Qualification
  • MA (English)
  • PhD  English
Research

  1. Work Published:
  1. Published a Chapter entitled “Ogun Myth as a Paradox of Creation and Destruction in Wole Soyinkas A Dance of the Forestsin the book entitled Studies in Myth, Orality and Folklore in World Literature edited by Dr. Vandhana Sharma in Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd., 2013. Print.
  2. Published a paper entitled “Alazonic – Eironic Stance of the Hero in Wole Soyinkas The Strong Breed and Ramnath Shastris Bawa Jitto in Atlantic Critical Review, Vol. 11 No. 3, 2012. Print.
  3. Published a paper entitled “New Woman in Rabindranath Tagores Laboratory and Gora in Sheeraza Publication, a quarterly journal of Culture and Literature volume viii, 2012, by Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Jammu and Kashmir.
  4. Published a paper entitled “Intermingling of Kali Myth and Social Reality in Rabindranath Tagores Sacrifice. Literary Confluence: A Global Journal of English Literature and Languages. (2014). (ISSN NO. 2347-7717).
  5. Published a book review entitled “Vikrant Duttas Ode to Dignity & The Dark Rainbow: Depicting Love and Longing”. Literary Confluence: A Global Journal of English Literature and Languages. (2014). (ISSN NO. 2349-6509).
  6. Published a Chapter entitled “The Orchestrated Voice of the Marginalised in Raja Raos Kanthapura in the book entitled Indian Dalit Literature: Critical Ruminations edited by Bijender Singh in Authorspress, New Delhi., 2015. Print.
  7. Published a paper entitled “Women in Chains: A study of Mahasweta Devis Mother of 1084 in MIT International Journal of English Languages and Literature. (2015). (ISSN No.- 2347-9779).
  8. Published a paper entitled “Human Sacrifice Rituals Takes a Toll of a Fourth World Hero in Wole Soyinkas The Strong Breed” in Rock Pebbles: A Peer-Reviewed International Literary Journal. (2016). (ISSN No.- 0975-0509).
  9. Published a paper entitled “Third Women Contesting Constructive Culture: Female Protagonists in Wole Soyinkas Kongis Harvest and Rabindranath Tagores The King and the Queen” in Das Literarich: A Peer-Reviewed International Journal. (2016). (ISSN No.- 2454-4647).
  10. Published a paper entitled “Iconic Vision of Hero In Rabindranath Tagores Red Oleanders (1925) and Wole Soyinkas Kongis Harvest (1967)” in The Criterion: An International Journal in English Vol.8, Issue-VI, December. (2017). (ISSN: 0976-8165).
  11. Published a Paper entitled “Epitome of Feminine Spirit: A Study of Women Characters in Rabindranath Tagores Malini” in Contemporary Indian Literature and Culture, Current Global Reviewer: UGC approved International Research Referred Journal for all Subjects and All Languages Vol 1, Issue 1, April. (2018). (ISSN: 2319-8648).
  12.  Published a Chapter entitled “Breaking the Mute Mumbling Image of a Woman: A Study of Manju Kapurs Difficult Daughters and A Married Woman” in the book titled New Woman in Indian Literature: From Covert to Overt edited by Dipak Giri, Vishwabharati Research Centre (West Bengal, India). (2018). (ISBN: 978-93-87966-74-1).
  13. Published a chapter entitled “From Self-alienation to Self-discovery: A Womans Journey in Shashi Despandes That Long Silence”  in the book titled Indian Women Novelists in English: Art and Vision edited by Dipak Giri, Vishwabharati Research Centre (West Bengal, India). (2018). (ISBN: 978-93-87966-83-3).
  14. Published a Chapter entitled “Can Hijras Speak?”: Voicing the Voiceless and Exposing the invisible social reality of Hijras in Mahesh Dattanis Seven Steps around the fire”  in the book titled LGBT Representation in Indian Literature: A critical Evaluation published by Vishwabharati Research Centre (West Bengal, India).

Conferences/ Seminars/ Symposia/ Congresses/ Workshops:

  1. Presented a paper entitled “Ogun Myth as a Paradox of Creation and Destruction in Wole Soyinkas A Dance of the Forests” in the International Conference on “Myth, Orality and Folklore in World Literature with Special Reference to Rabindranath Tagore” organized by School of Languages and Literature, SMVD University on 29-31 March, 2012.
  2. Presented a paper titled, “Problematics of Identities in Jhumpa Lahiris The Namesake” in a Student scholar Seminar held in SMVDU on 26 May, 2011.
  3. Presented a paper titled, “Eman as the Exemplary Paradigm of Heroism in Wole Soyinkas The Strong Breed” in the International Conference on “Literature, Language and Communication: An Essential Trident” in collaboration with Shakespeare Society of Eastern India, Kolkata organised by Amity School of Languages, Amity University, Lucknow on 9-10 December, 2013.
  4. Presented a paper entitled “Third World Women Contesting Constructive Culture: Female Protagonists in Wole Soyinkas Kongis Harvest and Rabindranath Tagores The King and the Queen” in the UGC Sponsored Two-Day National Seminar On Feminist Transitions organised by School of Languages and Literature, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra J&K on March 24-25, 2014.
  5. Presented a paper entitled “Dalit Voice: A Fourth World Haggles for Social Justice in Mahasweta Devis Mother of 1084” in the International Conference on “Challenges in Inclusiveness of the Fourth World” in collaboration with Indian Council of Social Science Research organised by School of Languages and Literature, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra J&K on December 17-18, 2015.
  6. Presented a paper entitled ‘Individual Liberalism Versus Communitarianism: A Focus on Dalit Feminism with reference to S. Limbale in the National Conference on “Interdisciplinary Sciences and Humanities” at Govt. Degree College, Rajouri, J&K from 15-16 March, 2017.
  7. Presented a paper entitled “Heroism: A Cultural and Historical Metamorphosis in Wole Soyinkas The Strong Breed and Rabindranath Tagores  Sacrifice” in the International Conference on “Religion, Literature and Culture” organised by Higher Education and Research Society, Navi Mumbai, India from 15-16 September, 2017 at Dnyansagar Institute of Management &Research, Pune, India.
  8. Presented a Paper entitled “Hero in Transition: A Study of Dogra Peasant Hero in Ramnath Shastris Bawa Jitto” in the international Conference on “In Search of the Hero(es) within the Genre and Beyond” in  collaboration with Indian Council of Social Science Research organised by Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi from 23-24 February, 2018.
  9. Presented a Paper entitled “Epitome of Feminine Spirit: A Study of Women Characters in Rabindranath Tagores Malini” in IQAC sponsored one day National Seminar on “Contemporary Indian Literature and Culture” organised by Department of English, Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji College, Omerga on 26th April, 2018.
  10. Participated in the First National Seminar of ELTAI J&K Chapter on Language & Literature in Global Context: Perspectives and Challenges organized at the School of Languages and Literature, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, J&K from 13-14 March, 2009.
  11. Attended State level Workshop on “Effective Research: Theory and Practice” organised by ELTAI Jammu Chapter at Govt Degree College Udhampur on 27-28 October, 2010.
  12. Attended One-Day Workshop on “Theory Vis-a-Vis Text” organized by School of languages and Literature, SMVDU and ELTAI Jammu Chapter on 13 August, 2010.
  13. Attended Two-day Workshop on “Comparative Literature” organized by Department of English and Comparative Literature, Central University of Jammu from 8-9 October, 2012.
  14. Attended a UGC Sponsored Five Day Workshop on “Translation Studies and Comparative Literature: Paradigms and Practices” organized by School of Languages and Literature, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University Katra from 24-28 March, 2013.
  15. Attended Two-day Workshop on “Business Ethics and Shakespeare, and Business Communication and Languages” at the International Conference on Literature, Language and Communication: An Essential Trident organised by Amity University, Lucknow campus from 9-10 December, 2013. 
  16. Attended Five-day Workshop on “Enhancing Research Skills in Philosophy” organized by School of Philosophy and Culture, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra from 16-20 February, 2015.
  17. Attended Five-day Workshop on “Translators Orientation Programme for Knowledge Text Translation in Dogri” organized by School of Languages and Literature, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra from 2-6 June, 2015.

Area of Interest

  • Indian writings in English, African Literature, Comparative Literature, Feminist Writings, Folk Literature