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CLASSES/DIVISIONS TAUGHT: F.Y.B.COM (A/B/C/D)

FACULTY:

  1. NAME:                                  MRS SUCHARITA SARKAR

QUALIFICATIONS:            M.A., N.E.T.

EXPERIENCE:                      16 YEARS +

  1. NAME:                                  MRS VANDANA PADAMPALLE

QUALIFICATIONS:            M.A., B.ED.

EXPERIENCE:                      3 YEARS +

 

STAFF ACHIEVEMENTS:

MRS. SUCHARITA SARKAR

u  Authored a commissioned bookEnglish in Use: Book 1: Oral Communication for S.Y. B.A. course at Yashwant Rao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik. Ed. Anusha Ravichandran, Coordinator: NagarjunWadekar in 2015-2016 (Under Preparation).

u  Recognised as a teacher of for M.A. degree (by papers) in English by University of Mumbai (vide letter no. PG/2/ICD/2014-15/21605 dtd 15 July 2014).

u  First Prize inDharam S Hinduja Essay Writing Competition for Lecturers organized by KPB Hinduja College in January, 2011 for essay on “Women’s Empowerment: Reality or Myth?”

u  Second Prize inDharam S Hinduja Essay Writing Competition for Lecturers organized by KPB Hinduja College in February, 2012 for essay on “Are Other Sports in India being Neglected because of Cricket?”

u  First Prize inDharam S Hinduja All-India Essay Writing Competition for Lecturers, 2012-2013 organized by KPB Hinduja College in January, 2013 for essay on “Honour Killing in India”.

u  Second Prize inDharam S Hinduja All-India Essay Writing Competition for Lecturers, 2013-2014 organized by KPB Hinduja College in January, 2014, for essay on “Hundred Years Of Indian Cinema”.

u  First Prize inDharam S Hinduja All-India Essay Writing Competition for Lecturers, 2014-2015 organized by KPB Hinduja College in January, 2015, for essay on “Restoring the Glory of the River Ganga”.

u  Consolation Prize inDharam S Hinduja All-India Essay Writing Competition for Lecturers, 2015-2016 organized by KPB Hinduja College of Commerce in January, 2016 for essay on “Is the Male Psyche Ready for Women Empowerment?”.

u  Was awarded a Travel Grant by University Grants Commission for the seminar presentation in London, vide Letter F. No. 6-497/2014(TG) dated 20 October 2014.

RESEARCH:

MRS. SUCHARITA SARKAR

u  Mrs. Sucharita Sarkar completed and submitted Minor Research Project titled “Communication through Blogging: An Indian Perspective”; UGC approval letter No. 23-1433/09 (WRO) dated 11/3/2010 in 2011-2012. Funds received: Rs. 34,600.

u  Registered for Ph.D(ongoing) under the supervision of Dr. Rajesh Karankal at Dept. Of English, University of Mumbai, on the topic, “Mapping Motherhood Narratives in India: A Study of Select Momoirs and Mom-blogs, 2000-2013.” Successfully completed coursework in August, 2014.

u  Has published 19 research papers in ISSN/ISBN accredited national and international publications.

ARTICLES IN ACADEMIC JOURNALS

  1. “Voicing the Unspeakable: Indian Daughters Writing Mothers”. Asiatic, 10:1, June 2016. (Special Issue on South Asian Women’s Writing) Ed. M. Quayum. Pp 95-112. ISSN 1985-3106. http://journals.iium.edu.my/asiatic/index.php/AJELL/article/view/746/617.
  2. "Juggling Two Rich Cultures: How Diasporic Mom Bloggers Negotiate the Hyphen". Glocal Colloquies, 1:1, May 2015, Central University of Jharkhand, pp. 195-213. Web. http://glocalcolloquies.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Sarkar-Sucharita-.pdf. ISSN 2454-2423.
  3. “Recipes of Home/s: Culinary Memoirs of the Indian Diaspora”. Muse India, Issue 62, Focus: Indian Diaspora writing, Jul-Aug 2015, pp. 1-11. Web. <http://www.museindia.com/viewarticle.asp?issid=62&id=5935>. ISSN 0975-1815.
  4. “The Border as Resource: Revisiting the Partition”. Cenacle: a Peer-Reviewed Annual Journal of English Literature and Language, 1:5, Jan-Dec 2015. Pp. 29-38. ISSN 2231-0592.
  5. “Maternal Affect and Journalistic Agency: Features by Three Pulitzer Prize Winning Women Journalists”. Ruminations: the Andrean Journal of Literature, Vol. IV, 2015. Pp. 77-87. ISSN 2249-9059.
  6. “Back in the Enchanted Wood: An Ecocritical Re-reading of Enid Blyton’s Faraway Tree Stories”. The Vishva-Bharati Quarterly, New Series, 24:2/3, July-December 2015. Pp. 69-80. ISSN 0972-043X.
  7. “Playing with Boundaries: Posthumanist Digital Narratives in RealSelf.com”. Rupkatha Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, 7: 1, 2015. Web. Pp. 82-90. ISSN 0975-2935.
  8. “Part(ur)ition Pains: Representations of Maternal Trauma in Partition Discourse”. Cenacle: a Peer-Reviewed Annual Journal of English Literature and Language, Vol. 1. No. 4, Jan-Dec 2014, pp. 60-72. ISSN 2231-0592.
  9. “The Cyborg ‘Mother India’: A Study of Indian Momblogs”. Humanities Circle, (Special Issue: Individual Agency vs. Hypermediated World), 2:2, July 2014. Pp. 65-84. ISSN 2321-8010.
  10. “Made in India: Faith and the Ideology of Mass Culture”. Ruminations: the Andrean Journal of Literature, Vol. III, 2014, pp. 72-81. ISSN 2249-9059.
  11. “New Media and Identity Construction in the Diaspora: A Study of Two ‘Probashi’ Bengali Blogs”. Cenacle: a Peer-Reviewed Annual Journal of English Literature and Language. Vol. 1. No. 3, January-December 2013. pp.75-85.  ISSN 2231-0592.
  12. “Ovid’s Metamorphoses and the Internet: The Myth of Transformation and the Cult of Personality in Blogs”. Ruminations: the Andrean Journal of Literature, Vol. 2, 2013. pp. 223-234. ISSN 2249-9059.
  13. “The Gentle Art of On-screen Murder: Investigating the Screen Adaptations of Agatha Christie’s Detective Fiction”. Ruminations: the Andrean Journal of Literature, Vol. 2, 2012. pp. 23-33. ISSN 2249-9059.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS IN EDITED ANTHOLOGIES

 

  1. “Reconstructing the Neo-Indian Mother through Memoir”. In We Need to Talk About Family: Essays on Neoliberalism, the Family and Popular Culture. Eds. Roberta Garrett, Tracey Jensen and Angie Voela. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016, pp. 245-269. ISBN (13): 978-1-4438-9529-3.
  2. “Durga, Supermom and the Posthuman Mother India”. In Critical Posthumanism and Planetary Futures, eds. Debashish Banerji and Makarand R. Paranjape. New Delhi: Springer India, 2016, pp. 159-176. ISBN 978-81-322-3635-1. (E-book 978-81-322-3637-5).
  3. “Re-discovery of Indias: Contemporary Writing for Children”. De-territorializing Diversities: Literatures of the Indigenous and the Marginalised. Eds. PremKumari Srivastava &Gitanjali Chawla. New Delhi: Authorspress& Marietta, GA: WordTree,  2014. pp. 170-186. ISBN 978-81-7273-926-3.
  4. “Stories' Digest: Narrating Identities and Cultures through Food in Blogs, Cook-Books and Advertisements in India”. Storytelling: Exploring the Art and Science of Narrative (Ed. Sara Shafer). Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2013. pp. 97-115. ISBN 978-1-84888-235-5. 

 

PAPERS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

 

  1. “Why Mothers Need to Laugh…at Mothering”. The Proceedings of UGC-Sponsored Two-day National Seminar on Humour: Texts and Contexts, pp 249-256. Parbhani: Newman Publication, 2015. ISBN 978-83871-55-1.
  2. “Blogging across Borders – Memories, Recipes and Identity in the Diaspora”. Problematics on Ethnicity, Identity and Literature: Pre-Conference Proceeding Volume, ISEIL 2012. Assam & Kolkata: SPS Education India Pvt. Ltd, 2012. pp. 851-858. ISBN 978-81-924140-5-8. 

u  Has presented papers at 7 national and 8 international conferences in India and abroad.

  1. “Maternal Intimacies Online: How Indian Mom-bloggers Reconfigure Self, Body, Family and Community”, International conference on Intimacy and Belonging in Contemporary India at Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla, on 4-6 April, 2016.
  2. “Indigeneity and the Motherline: Contrasting Two Caribbean Women Writers”, UGC-sponsored National Seminar on Routing the Rootless: Explorations into the Literatures of Indigenous Cultures at St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai, on 11 September, 2015.
  3. “Why Mothers Need to Laugh…at Mothering”. UGC-sponsored National Conference on Humour: Texts and Contexts at S.S and L.S. Patkar College of Arts and Science, Mumbai, on 6-7 February, 2015.
  4. “Creative Mothering in the Other-land: Blogs by Migrant Indian Mothers”. International Conference on Migrant mothers caring for the future: creative interventions in making new citizens organized by Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research, London Southbank University & Open University, Milton Keynes, at London, United Kingdom, on 18-19 September, 2014. Received UGC Travel Grant.
  5. “Maternal Affect and Journalistic Agency: Features by Three Pulitzer Prize Winning Women Journalists”. UGC-sponsored National Conference on Pulitzer Prize Winning Women Writers at St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai, on 12-13 September, 2014.
  6. “Chinua Achebe and the Storytelling Parent”. International Conference on Remembering Chinua Achebe at Department of Studies in English, Mysore University, on 20-21 March, 2014.
  7. “Durga, Supermom and the Posthuman Mother India”. International Conference on Beyond the Human: Monsters, Mutants, and the Lonely Machine? at Centre for English Studies, SLLCS, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, on 20-22 February, 2014.
  8. “Made in India: Faith and the Ideology of Mass Culture”. UGC-sponsored National Seminar on Faith and Ideology in Literature at St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai, on 30-31 August, 2013.
  9. “From Sacrifice to Selfhood: Representation of the Mother in Hindi Films”. UGC-sponsored National Seminar on 100 Years of Indian Cinema – Issues and Challenges in Retrospection at Jhunjhunwala College, Mumbai, on 5-6 July, 2013.
  10. “Re-discovery of Indias: Contemporary Writing for Children”. UGC-sponsored International Conference on De-territorializing Diversities at Maharaja Agrasen College, New Delhi, on 6-7 February, 2013.
  11. “Stories’ Digest: Narrating Identities and Cultures through Food in Blogs, Cook-books and Advertisements in India”. 3rdGlobal Conference on Storytelling: Global Reflections on Narrative organized by Inter-Disciplinary.Net, U.K., at Salzburg, Austria, on 4-6 November, 2012.
  12. “Memories, Recipes and Identity in the Diaspora”. UGC-sponsored International Seminar on Ethnicity, Identity and Literature at Sibsagar College, Joysagar, Assam on 11-14 October, 2012.
  13. “Ovid’s Metamorphoses and the Internet”. UGC-sponsored International Conference on Myth and Cult in Literature at St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai, on 27-28 September, 2012.
  14. “The Blog and the Bengali: Re-shaping Identity in the Twenty-first Century”. UGC-sponsored National Conference on Locating New Indianness: A Study of Contemporary Indian Literatures in English at St. Paul’s C.M. College and City College, Kolkata, on 21-22 March, 2012.
  15. “The Gentle Art of On-Screen Murder: Investigating the Screen Adaptations of Agatha Christie’s Detective Fiction”. UGC-sponsoredNational Seminar on From Script to Screen: Literature in Convergence at St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai, on 9-10 September 2011.

 

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