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Welcome to : Dr. Ved Mitra Shukla Details

  • Educational Qualification
  • Research Interests/ Specialization
  • Teaching Experience/Subjects Taught
  • Research/Academic Projects/Guidance
  • Publications
  • Participation in Corporate Life
  • Workshops/Course Conducted/Participated
  • Other Academic Contributions
  • Membership

Educational Qualification


M.A. (English)

M.Phil. (dissertation titled Conditions and Contexts of Meaning: A Study of Bhartrhari's Vakyapadiya)

Ph.D. (thesis titled Figurative Meaning in Classical Indian and Western Rhetoric Traditions)

[B.Ed., Diploma in Computer Applications, and Prabhakar in Indian Musical Instruments Flute & Tabla]

Research Interests/ Specialization


  • Classical Indian and Western Rhetoric Traditions,
  • Bhartrhari's Philosophy of Meaning,
  • Modern Indian Writings in English Translation,
  • Gandhian Studies (His Life and Literature)
  • 14th Century British Literature 

 

Teaching Experience/Subjects Taught


  • Rajdhani College (University of Delhi), New Delhi: Assistant Professor in English- Nov. 2008 onwards
  • J.N.U., New Delhi: Teaching Assistant in CES/ SLL&CS - Jan. to May 2008
  • Kisan PG College, Bahraich, UP: Temporary Lecturer of English- 2005-2006
  • Crescent Public Inter College, Bahraich, UP: Temporary Teacher of English - 2003-2004

 

Research/Academic Projects/Guidance


  • M.Phil. (dissertation titled Conditions and Contexts of Meaning: A Study of Bhartrhari's Vakyapadiya), JNU, New Delhi
  • Ph.D. (thesis titled Figurative Meaning in Classical Indian and Western Rhetoric Traditions), JNU, New Delhi

[Research Experience: 6 Years]

Publications


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BOOKS:

1. Sapanon Bhare Din: Kishoron Par Kendrit Kathaen (Ed. in Hindi). New Delhi: Prabhat Prakashan, 2020. Print. ISBN 978-93-5322-957-3. 

https://books.google.co.in/books?id=RajTDwAAQBAJ&lpg=PP1&ots=eCSVh3aa5t&dq=Sapno%20Bhare%20Din&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q=Sapno%20Bhare%20Din&f=false

2. Long Poems of Narendra Mohan (Trans. in English). New Delhi: Authors Press, 2019. Print. ISBN 978-93-89110-48-7. 

http://authorspressbooks.com/book_detail.php?preference=1840 

3. Jari Apna Safar Raha (Hindi Ghazal Collection). Delhi: Anuugya, 2019. Print. ISBN 978-93-86810-64-2. 

https://yathavat.com/%E0%A4%AA%E0%A5%81%E0%A4%B8%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%A4%E0%A4%95-%E0%A4%B8%E0%A4%AE%E0%A5%80%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%B7%E0%A4%BE/%E0%A4%AE%E0%A4%A8%E0%A5%81%E0%A4%B7%E0%A5%8D%E0%A4%AF%E0%A4%A4%E0%A4%BE-%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%87-%E0%A4%B8%E0%A4%AB%E0%A4%B0-%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%80-%E0%A4%97%E0%A4%9C%E0%A4%B2%E0%A5%87%E0%A4%82/ 

4. Ramdarash Mishra ki Lambi Kavitaein (Ed. in Hindi). Delhi: Annugya, 2019. Print. ISBN 978-93-86835-34-5.

https://www.amazon.in/DARASH-MISHRA-KAVITAYEIN-%E0%A4%95%E0%A4%B5%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%A4%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%8F%E0%A4%81-Paperback/dp/B07P787Y4F

5. Kahavaton ki Kavitaen (Children's Poems in Hindi). Kurukshetra: Vidya Bharti, 2019. Print. ISBN 978-93-85256-57-8. 

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10220060908809011&set=a.10208261961242696&type=3&theater 

6. Bapu se Sikhen (Children's Poems in Hindi on 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi). Kurukshetra: Vidya Bharti, 2018. Print. ISBN 978-93-85256-44-8.

https://rsaudr.org/show_artical.php?id=1251;

https://www.dainiktribuneonline.com/2019/04/%E0%A4%95%E0%A4%B5%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%A4%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%93%E0%A4%82-%E0%A4%AE%E0%A5%87%E0%A4%82-%E0%A4%9C%E0%A5%80%E0%A4%B5%E0%A4%A8-%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%80-%E0%A4%B8%E0%A5%80%E0%A4%96/

7. Complete Works of Deendayal Upadhyaya (Co-edited in 15 Vols.). New Delhi: Prabhat Prakashan, 2019. Print. ISBN 978-93-5322-296-3. 

https://www.prabhatbooks.com/complete-works-of-deendayal-upadhyaya-set-of-15-vols.htm 

 

Participation in Corporate Life


  • Teacher-in-Charge, Department of English: 2010-11 & 2017-18
  • Member (Teacher Representative), the Governing Body of the College: 2018-19

Workshops/Course Conducted/Participated


Participation in Workshops

  1. Completed D-LITE (Digital Literacy and Innovation for Tomorrow’s Education) Course for Teachers of University of Delhi from November 18th to November 21st organised by COL, Uni. of Delhi and Edinburgh College, Scotland (UK).
  2. Participated in a three days workshop on Foundation Course of Language, Literature and Creativity – II (English) organised by Centre for Professional Development in Higher Education (CPDHE), University of Delhi, New Delhi from June 17 to June 19, 2013 in Delhi.
  3. Participated in a two days national workshop organised by Delhi Sanskrit Akademi and Rajdhani College (Uni. Of Delhi), New Delhi from March 18, 2013 to March 19, 2013 in Delhi (India).
  4. Participated in a national workshop of seven days on the Vakyapadiya conducted by Prof. Ashok N. Akuljkar, Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia, supported by ICPR, New Delhi, and organised by Dept. Of Sanskrit, University of Delhi during 12-18 January, 2012 in Delhi.
  5. Participated in a one day workshop on Technical Writing and Communication in English organised by Gargi College in collaboration with the Dptt. of English, University of Delhi at Gargi College, New Delhi, Sept. 10, 2011.
  6. Participated in a UGC sponsored National Workshop on Quality Assurance Through Blended Learning at Maitreyi College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, Jan. 19-21, 2010.
  7. Invited participant at the workshop for preparation of the Encyclopaedia of Indian Poetics, Sahitya Akedemi, New Delhi, October 26 – 27, 2008.
  8. Invited participant at the workshop for editing and preparation of the Encyclopaedia of Hinduism organised by India Heritage Research Foundation at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, U. K., May 29 – June 7, 2008.

Other Academic Contributions


Research Papers in Conferences/ Seminars/ Workshops

  1. Presented a paper entitled “Politics of Mahatma Gandhi’s Homecoming and Indian Diaspora” in an National Interdisciplinary Seminar on Trajectory of Indian Diaspora: Culture and Ethnicity organised by Dept. English and Modern European Languages, University of Lucknow, Lucknow (UP, India) on March 20-21, 2015.   
  2. Presented a paper entitled “Refashioning of Sita’s Story: Issues of Cultural and Feminine Identity in Sita’s Ramayanain an National Seminar on Feminism & Beyond: Identity, Gender and Politics sponsored by UGC, New Delhi and organised by Dept. of English, DDU, Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur (UP, India) on February 26-27, 2015.   
  3. Presented a paper entitled “A Postcolonial Study of Charles Dickens’ Influence on Premchand” in an International Conference on Postcolonial Literature organised by Indian Society for Commonwealth Studies in collaboration with O.P. Jindal Global Univ., Sonipat (Hariyana, India) on January 28-30, 2015.  
  4. Presented a paper entitled “Importance of Incorporating Social Issues and ICT in ELT” in an International Conference on Interfacing Language and Literature sponsored by World Bank and TEQUIP-II, and organised by Dept. of Humanities, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, MJP Rohilkhand Univ. at MJP Rohilkhand Univ., Bareilly (UP, India) on October 12-13, 2014.
  5. Presented a paper entitled Bhimayana: Studying Dalit Issues in A Graphic Novel” in an International Seminar on Reading / Understanding Fiction in Contemporary Times organised by Department of English, BHU, Varanasi in collaboration with Sahitya Academy & ICSSR, New Delhi at BHU, Varanasi (UP, India) on 5-6 March 2014.
  6. Presented a Seminar Paper entitled “Knowing from Words: Reading Selected Verses from Bhartrihari’s Vakyapadiyaduring the 107th 4-Week Orientation Programme at the ASC, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi from January 13 to February 10, 2014.
  7. Presented a paper entitled “Advaita Vedanta in Socio-political Practices of Mahatma Gandhi” during 21st International Congress of Vedanta at Centre for Indic Studies, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA, United State of America (USA) on July 11-14, 2013.
  8. Presented a paper entitled “mEducation and ELT” during UGC sponsored National Conference on English Language Teaching and Information & Communication Technology by Dptt. of English, Govt. P.G. College, Lansdowne, Pauri Garhwal (Uttarakhand), India, on 26-28 April 2012.
  9. Presented a paper entitled “Mahatma Gandhi and the Rhetoric of Bhajanaduring GANDHIRAMA-2012 (a Feast of Ideas and a Festival of Art) organised by the ICPR, the UN, the UNESCO, the ICCR, ICHR & JNU in JNU, New Delhi on 17-22 August 2012.
  10. Presented a paper entitled “Subaltern and the Rhetoric of Development” during UP State Higher Education Council sponsored National Conference on Voices of the Voiceless: Subaltern Writings in English by Dptt of English, Brahmavart P.G. College, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), India, on 16-17 February, 2013.
  11. Presented a paper entitled “Rabindranath Tagore: a Vāggeyakāraduring ICCR (New Delhi) sponsored International Conference on Rabindranath Tagore Today by Dptt. of English, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut (UP), India on 7-8 April 2011.
  12. Presented a paper entitled “Jews and/in the Shakespearean Text: Re-critiquing The Merchant of Veniceduring UGC & The Shakespeare Association (India) sponsored International Seminar on Subalterns in Shakespeare – A Post-postcolonial Scrutiny by St. Bede’s College, HP University, Shimla (HP), India on 22-24 September, 2011.
  13. Presented a paper entitled “Mahatma Gandhi and Children’s Literature in Indian English” during UGC sponsored National Seminar on Influence of Mahatma Gandhi on Indian English Literature by A. N. D. Kisan P. G. College, Avadh University, Uttar Pradesh, India on 26-27 November, 2011.
  14. Presented a paper entitled “Contribution of Bhartrhari’s Vakyapadiya to Indian Philosophy of Language and Meaning” during the Twentieth International Congress of Vedanta jointly organised by CIS, Uni. Of Massachusetts, USA, and SCSS & SSS, JNU, INDIA at JNU, New Delhi, India on 28-31 December, 2011.
  15. Presented a paper entitled “India as a Nation in Dalitbahujan Writings: Reading Kancha Ilaiah’s The Weapon of the Otherin a UGC and ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on Dalit Literature: Past Trends and Present Concerns at Govt. P G College, Lansdowne (UK), October 2010.
  16. Presented a paper entitled “Reading an Interracial, Cross-Cultural Sisterhood in Jhmpa Lahiri’s ‘Hell-Heaven’” in a UGC sponsored International Conference on Postcolonial Literatures and the Transnational at Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut (UP), April 2010.
  17. Presented a paper entitled “A Thematic Analysis of Salman Rushdie’s Luka and the Fire of Life (2010)” in a UGC sponsored National Conference on 21st Century Indian English Novel at Mahatama Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi (UP), 5-6 February 2011.
  18. Presented a paper entitled Macbeth (2006): a Re-reflexion of Shakespeare’s Macbeth in an Era of Globalization” in a National Seminar on Reassessing World Drama: Visions, Experiments, Traditions at Punjabi University, Patiala (Punjab), 17-18 February 2011.
  19.  Presented a paper entitled “Issues of Gender, Race and Identity: An Analysis of Jhumpa Lahiri’s Unaccustomed Earthin an International Conference on Literatures of Indian Diaspora at Saket P. G. College, RML Avadh University, Faizabad (U P), Jan., 2010.
  20.  Presented a paper entitled “Blended Learning and the Problem of Syllabus-Making in English” in a National Workshop on Quality Assurance Through Blended Learning at Maitreyi College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, Jan., 2010.
  21. Presented a paper entitled “Conditions and Contexts of Meaning: A Study of Bhartṛhari’s Vākyapadīyain the First Asian Philosophy Congress at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, March, 2010.
  22. Presented a paper entitled “A Voice to the 'Voiceless': A Study of Ranajit Guha's Selected Works” in a National Seminar on SAARC Literatures in English at University of Lucknow, Lucknow (U P), March, 2009.

Participation in Conferences/ Seminars

  1. Participated in an Australia India Institute and Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. Of India sponsored International Conference on Public Diplomacy in Theory and Practice: Culture, Information and Interpretation in Australian-Indian Relations at India International Centre, New Delhi (INDIA), April 8-9, 2011.
  2. Participated in a UGC, Sangeet Natak Akademi and Goethe-Institute (Max Mueller Bhavan) sponsored National Conference on A Note in Time: Music as Social Text at Sri Venkateswara College (Uni. Of Delhi), New Delhi (INDIA), Jan. 2011.
  3. Participated in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on Lost and Found in Translation: Indian Writers, Translators, Texts, and Contexts at Rajdhani College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, Feb., 2010.

Participation in Workshops

  1. Completed D-LITE (Digital Literacy and Innovation for Tomorrow’s Education) Course for Teachers of University of Delhi from November 18th to November 21st organised by COL, Uni. of Delhi and Edinburgh College, Scotland (UK).
  2. Participated in a three days workshop on Foundation Course of Language, Literature and Creativity – II (English) organised by Centre for Professional Development in Higher Education (CPDHE), University of Delhi, New Delhi from June 17 to June 19, 2013 in Delhi.
  3. Participated in a two days national workshop organised by Delhi Sanskrit Akademi and Rajdhani College (Uni. Of Delhi), New Delhi from March 18, 2013 to March 19, 2013 in Delhi (India).
  4. Participated in a national workshop of seven days on the Vakyapadiya conducted by Prof. Ashok N. Akuljkar, Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia, supported by ICPR, New Delhi, and organised by Dept. Of Sanskrit, University of Delhi during 12-18 January, 2012 in Delhi.
  5. Participated in a one day workshop on Technical Writing and Communication in English organised by Gargi College in collaboration with the Dptt. of English, University of Delhi at Gargi College, New Delhi, Sept. 10, 2011.
  6. Participated in a UGC sponsored National Workshop on Quality Assurance Through Blended Learning at Maitreyi College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, Jan. 19-21, 2010.
  7. Invited participant at the workshop for preparation of the Encyclopaedia of Indian Poetics, Sahitya Akedemi, New Delhi, October 26 – 27, 2008.
  8. Invited participant at the workshop for editing and preparation of the Encyclopaedia of Hinduism organised by India Heritage Research Foundation at Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, U. K., May 29 – June 7, 2008.

Participation in Panel Discussion

  1. Participated as a speaker in a panel discussion on “Social Media aur Hashiye par Sahitya” during World Book Fair 2016 at Pragati Maidan, organised by Nvantaran Sanstha, New Delhi, January 2016.
  2. Participated as a speaker in a panel discussion on “Philosophy of Indian Diaspora” in an National Interdisciplinary Seminar on Trajectory of Indian Diaspora: Culture and Ethnicity organised by Dept. English and Modern European Languages, University of Lucknow, Lucknow (UP, India) on March 20-21, 2015.
  3. Participated as a speaker in a panel discussion on “Vedanta in Academia, Business, Health, and Society” during 21st International Congress of Vedanta at Centre for Indic Studies, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA, United State of America (USA) on July 14, 2013.

Chairing a Session as a resource person in Conferences/ Seminars

  1. Participated as a resource person in UP State Higher Education Council sponsored National Conference on Voices of the Voiceless: Subaltern Writings in English by Dptt of English, Brahmavart P.G. College, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), India, on 16-17 February, 2013.
  2. Chaired a session as a resource person in UGC sponsored National Conference on English Language Teaching and Information & Communication Technology by Dptt. of English, Govt. P.G. College, Lansdowne, Pauri Garhwal (Uttarakhand), India, on 26-28 April, 2012.

 Refresher Course/Orientation Proframme

  1. Participated in the 10th three-week Refresher Course in English organised by the UGC – ASC, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, September, 2010.
  2. Participated in the 107th 4-Week Orientation Programme at the ASC, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi from January 13 to February 10, 2014.

Honour

  1. Judged the Debate Competition on ‘Future Depends on What We Do in the Present’ organised by Gandhi Bhawan, University of Delhi at Gandhi Bhawan, New Delhi (INDIA) on August 23, 2013.
  2. Judged the English Debate Competition on ‘Universal Brotherhood is more valuable than patriotism.’ during the course of Regional Level Social Science Exhibition cum National Integration Camp – 2011 at Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 3, Ring Road, New Delhi (INDIA) on Nov. 8, 2011.
  3. Judged Swaranjali (Annual Intercollege Light Music Competition) organised by Sangitika, Indian Music Society of Kamala Nehru College (University of Delhi), New Delhi (INDIA) on Feb. 2011.
  4. Honoured by Narayani Sahitya Akadami (New Delhi) in the World Book Fair, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on Feb., 2010.

Telecast by DD-1

  1. Flute Performance on Indian Folk Music in a prime-time programme Subah-sabere on National Channel Doordarshan DD-1, 12 November, 2007.

Broadcast by DUCR FM 90.4MHz

  1. Participated as panellist in a talk on “Nationalism is Greater than Sectarianism: Mahatma Gandhi” organised by Gandhi Bhavan, University of Delhi, New Delhi and broadcast by DUCR FM 90.4MHz on Nov. 24, 2014 at 3:00 PM.

Visited Foreign Countries

  • The USA: from 9th to 15th July, 2013, presented a research paper, participated as a speaker in a panel discussion, and flute recital in University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, USA; visited States New York, Massachusetts and Boston.

Membership


  • NCCL (Nehru Centre for Children’s Literature): Permanent Member;
  • FORTELL: Life time member, Executive Member – 2014-16;
  • AAJ (Alumni Association of JNU): Life time member, Convener, Internal Activities Committee – 2015-17;
  • Gitanjali Multilingual  Society (Birmingham, UK): Life time member;
  • ISCS (Indian Society of Commonwealth Studies): Member;
  • ELTAI (English Language Teachers’ Association): Member;
  • Nagari Sanstha, Bahraich (UP): Founding Member;
  • AAJ (JNU Alumni Association Newsletter) Editorial Board: Member;
    • Help Foundation (Reg.): President;