Dr Rajkumari Ashalata Devi

Designation: Assistant Professor (Sr Scale-3)

Specialization: Postcolonial/Commonwealth Literature

Contact: 7005533967, 9862484237

Email: drslai [AT] rediffmail.com

Ph.D., M.Phil., MA, B.Ed., NET

Annnual Report 01-04-2019 to 31-03-2020

Name: Dr Rajkumari Ashalata Devi

Designation: Assistant Professor (S-3)

Department: Department of English and Cultural Studies, Manipur University

Date of Birth: 01-02-1974

Date of Joining: 24-09-2007

E-mail: drslai[AT]rediffmail.com

Contact number: 7005533967, 9862484237

Mailing Address: Department of English & Cultural Studies, Manipur University, Canchipur, Imphal

Qualification:

  • M.A. in English from Punjab University, Chandigarh.

  • M.Phil. in English from Punjab University, Chandigarh.

  • Ph.D. in English from Manipur University, Canchipur, Imphal

  • B.Ed.from Manipur University, Canchipur, Imphal

  • NET (English)

Teaching Experience:

  • Worked as Guest Lecturer at Moirang College from May to November 2006

  • Worked as Lecturer at ThokchomIbotombi Institute of Teachers Education, Bishnupur from 2003 to 2007

  • Worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Manipur University from 24-09-2007

Specialisation:

  • Postcolonial/Commonwealth Literature

Areas of Interest:

  • Women’s Studies, Ecocriticism, Stylistics, North- East Literature, Cultural Studies


 

Academic Performance (2019-2020):


 

Teaching Activities: M.A. English, Pre-Ph.D. Course Work.


 

Examination Related Activities:

  • Member in Examination Committee in Annual Entrance Examinations of M. A.English;

  • Involved in the Internal and the External examinations of M.A English;


 

Membership:

1. Academic

  • Member, Board of Studies, Departmental Committee, Department of English and Cultural Studies, Manipur University

  • Member, English Language Teachers Association of India (ELTAI)

  • Life Member, Society for Folklore & Literary Research, Manipur

  • Member, The Moirang Thangjing Yageirel Marup, Moirang, Manipur

  • Member, Indian Folklore Society

  • Member, English Literary Circle, Manipur

  1. Administrative

  • Departmental Coordinator, Internal Quality Assurance Committee, Department of English and Cultural Studies, Manipur University

  • University Nominee in Governing Body, Royal Academy of Law, Oinam, Manipur

  1. Co-Curricular Activities

  • Member, Editorial Board for publication of the Annual Magazine, 2018-19, Manipur University Student’s Union, MU

Research Contribution:

  1. Seminar/Conference/Symposium, etc with Paper Presentation


 

Sl No

Topic

Seminar/Cnference theme/title with organiser/sponsor

Date

1

Decolonisation of Africa and Post-independence Disillusionment in Chinua Achebe’s A Man of the People

Two day National Seminar on Commonwealth Literature, Culture and Folklore” organized by Department of English and Cultural Studies, Manipur University & Indian Society for Commonwealth Studies (ISCS)

15-16th Nov 2019

2

Om Prakash Valmiki’s Joothan: A Dalit’s Life: A Narrative of Resistance and Resurrection

Two-Day “International Conference on Interdisciplinary Studies: Redefining Boundaries of Humanities, Science and Social Science” organized by English Literary Circle, Manipur & MUSU

22nd -23rd Nov 2019

3

Humour in Television Shows and Language Learning (co-author)

 

 

 

Two-Day “International Conference on Interdisciplinary Studies: Redefining Boundaries of Humanities, Science and Social Science” organized by English Literary Circle, Manipur & MUSU

22nd -23rd Nov 2019


 

  1. Participation in Seminars/Conferences

    Sl No

    Title of Conference/Seminar

    Organised by

    Whether International/National/State/Regional/University or College Level

    Nature of Activity

    Date(s) of the event

    1

    One Day State Level Workshop on “Sustainable Economic Development in Tribal Areas”

    Tribal Research Institute, Imphal

    State

    Participation

    13 July 2019

    2

    One Day National Seminar on “Manipuri Language in the Global Context”

    Dhanamanjuri University, Imphal

    National

    Participation

    20 August 2019

  2. Research Papers in Journals accepted for publication in April 2020 but postponed due to lockdown

Sl No

Title of the Paper

Name of Journal with details

ISSN No.

Date

Volume/Issue

1

Reconstruction of Distinct Dalit Identity in Bama’s Karukku (co-author)

International Journal Of Cultural Studies and Social Sciences ( UGC Care listed Journal)

2347-4777

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2

Humorous Dialogues in Television Shows: An Effective Tool in English Language Learning (co-author)

International Journal Of Cultural Studies and Social Sciences ( UGC Care listed Journal)

2347-4777

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Professional Development Related Activities

  • Attended One Week Faculty Development Programme on “Behavioral Remodelling and Use of ICT Tools for Classroom Delivery of Teachers” organised by Manipur University & Electronics and ICT, Guwahati from 14-18 October, 2019 at Manipur University.