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  • Dr. Monali Bhattacharya
Associate Professor
monali.bhattacharya@jiit.ac.in

Education

  • Ph.D from University of Allahabad ( A Central University) in the year 2008
  • M.A. from University of Allahabad ; B.A. from University of Lucknow
  • UGC-NET qualified in English in the year 2001

Biography

Dr Monali has 14 and a half years of teaching experience (including P.G. and M.Phil. - ELT classes) as Asst. Professor and then as Associate Professor in Banasthali University – Rajasthan. She has wide experience in teaching, research supervision, editorial activities, theatrical supervision and administrative works. She has been actively involved in administrative activities as member in Admission Committee, Grievance committee, Annual Report Committee, Public Relations Committee, Social Media Committee etc. at Banasthali University before joining Jaypee Institute. She is entrusted with confidential works from CBSE from time to time and is regularly called as external examiner for Ph.D in various Universities. 6 scholars have been awarded Ph.D. under supervision which includes 1 foreign national candidate. She is actively involved in administrative work at JIIT apart from teaching and research and has organised two International Conferences at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida as one of the three coordinators, since joining this Institute in 2016. She has established Language Lab at JIIT, sector 62 Noida and is its Coordinator since its inception.

RESEARCH SUPERVISION

  • 6 scholars have been awarded Ph.D. under her supervision which includes 1 foreign national candidate
  • 13 M.Phil Dissertations in English Language Teaching Supervised

Publications

  • Bhattacharya M. & Ekta Srivastava (2018) “Contemporary Contextualization of Paanchali and Penelope through Chitra Banerjee’s The Palace of Illusions and Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad” . Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, Vol X-No. 1, 2018. ISSN-0975 2935. (Indexed in Web of Science, Scopus, ERIHPLUS, EBSCO).
  • Bhattacharya M. (2016) “Strategic and Socio-Linguistic Need of India: SecondLanguage Acquisition of English through Text, Television &Cinema”. International Journal of English Language, Literature & Humanities Vol.IV, Issue XII ISSN: 2321-7065 (International Refereed journal indexed with ICI Poland, CROSS-REF , GOOGLE SCHOLAR, J-GATE and CITE FACTOR)
  • Bhattacharya M. (2017) “Contemporary Relevance of Netaji’s Visionary Ideas”. Re-Markings Special Number on Bose:Immoral Legend of India’s Freedom.( An International Refereed Journal) Vol. XI, No.1. ISSN 0972-611X
  • Bhattacharya M. (2015), “Walt Whitman and the Divided World of Critics”, Labyrinth, Vol 6, No.3. ISSN 0976-0814 {An International Refereed Journal Abstracted and Indexed at Literary Reference Centre Plus, EBSCO HOST, USA}
  • Bhattacharya M. (2014), “Twenty-First Century Fiction: Exploring the New Mindscape through The Namesake, The Inheritance of Loss, and The Penelopiad”, The International Journal of Culture, Literature, Criticism, Issue 9. ISSN 0976-1608
  • Bhattacharya M. (2013), ‘Gen. Y: The Language Juggler’, ‘Yashashri’, A peer Reviewed Quarterly International Journal of English Language and Literature, Vol.VI, Issue 1. ISSN 2319-5851
  • Bhattacharya M. (2012), ‘American Transcendentalism and its Affiliations with Oriental Philosophy: A Peep into Global Philosophy and Religion’, International Research Journal of Management, Sociology and Humanities, Vol. 3, Issue 2. ISSN 2277-9809
  • Bhattacharya M. (2012), ‘Subalternity and Religious Identity in The Ice-Candy Man, Train to Pakistan, and Lajja’, RE-MARKINGS, 9An International Refereed Journal) Vol. XI, No.1. ISSN 0972-611X
  • Bhattacharya M. (2011), ‘Unveiling the Veil: An Analysis of the Linguistic Competence v/s Linguistic Performance of The General Variety of English in India Today – The Quest for a Paradigmatic Model’, ELTVOICES – INDIA, A Peer Reviewed International Journal for teachers in English, Vol.1, Issue 2. ISSN 2230-9136
  • Bhattacharya M. (2011), ‘Changing Structure of English in Contemporary: An Overview’, ELT WEEKLY, vol. 3, no. 78. ISSN 0975-3036
  • Bhattacharya M. (2010), ‘Interpreting Jhumpa Lahiri’s Works as a Discourse on Neocolonial Hybridization’, ATLANTIC CRITICAL REVIEW, A Peer Reviewed Journal Indexed in MLA Directory of Journals, Vol 9., No 2. ISSN 0972-6373
  • Bhattacharya M. (2009), ‘Probing Obscurity in Auden’s Poetry’, ATLANTIC LITERARY REVIEW, Vol. 10, No. 2. ISSN 0972-3269

BOOKS PUBLISHED

  • Bhattacharya M. (2015), ‘Tagore’s Poetic World: A Collage of Eastern Western Philosophies’ LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany in 2015. ISBN 978-3-659-80025-2
  • Bhattacharya M.Book (2016), ‘The Poetic World of Whitman and Tagore: Affinities Differences’ Navjeewan Publication, Jaipur(India). ISBN 978-81-8268-169-9

Book Chapters

  • Bhattacharya M. (2012), ‘Tagore: A Living Manabasatya’ published in the Anthology on Tagore to mark the 150th birth anniversary of the Nobel Laureate entitled Rabindra Nath Tagore: A Living Presence edited by Prof. Nibir K Ghosh, published by Authorpress, New Delhi. ISBN 13 : 978-8172736491.
  • Bhattacharya M. (2015), ‘Translation and Translation Studies: Perspectives and Prospective’ published in Book entitled Translation: Theory and Practice, published by Navjeewan Publication, Jaipur. ISBN : 978-81-8268-160-6

CONFERENCES

  • Have been Invited as Plenary Speaker at 5th JGU International Literary Conference organised on March 1-2, 2019 at O.P.Jindal Global University and delivered a talk entitled 'Children's Literature: Then & Now'
  • Have organised, participated and presented paper entitled ' Dance Narration Translattion: From Real onto Virtual Avataar' in the International Conference on Translation Across Cultures: Dissolving Boundaries -  Creating Harmony at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida from October 4 - 6, 2018
  • Organized, participated and presented paper entitled ‘The New genres of South Asian Literature: An Overview’ in the International Conference on Peaceful & Prosperous South Asia: Opportunities & Challenges at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida from 27-29 March, 2017.
  • Bhattacharya M., ‘Strategic and Socio-linguistic Need of India’ in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on ‘Communication Purposes of English Language Teaching in Indian Perspective’ organized by Govt. College at Kota from 21-23 September, 2012.
  • Bhattacharya M., ‘Re-discovering and Re-constructing the classic epics of East West through 21st century contextualization of Paanchali Penelope’ in the National seminar on ‘Revisiting the Classics: Text, Context(Re) Interpretation’ organised by Gujarat Sahitya Akademi Nirma University at Ahmedabad on March 25-26, 2011.
  • Bhattacharya M., ‘Understanding the Collective Consciousness of Human Psyche in Literature through Theories: A Study of Lord of The Flies and Brave New World’ in the ‘UGC- Sponsored National Seminar on New Directions in Literary Studies’ organized by International College for Girls, Jaipur on January 29 and 30, 2010.
  • Bhattacharya M., ‘Reader-oriented Global Perspectives in the 21st century Novels: An Analysis through The Namesake and The Inheritance of Loss’ at International Seminar on ‘The Novel in the Twenty First Century: Text and Context’ organized by University of Allahabad from 29th November 2009 to 1st December, 2009.
  • Bhattacharya M., ‘Probing the Dimensions of General Variety of English in India’ in the ‘First International ESL and EFL Conference and VI Annual Conference of Rajasthan Association for Studies in English (RASE) organized jointly by Asian EFL Journal and Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth from 5 November to 7 November, 2009.
  • Bhattacharya M., ‘Subaltern Contextualization through Religious Conformity-A Study through Bapsi Sidhwa’s Ice Candy Man, Khushwant Singh’s Train to Pakistan and Taslima Nasreen’s Lajja’ at National Seminar on ‘SAARC Literatures in English’ organized by University of Lucknow on February 18 and 19, 2009.
  • Bhattacharya M., ‘Linguistic Competence: The Tool for Empowerment of Indian Women in Global Era’ at International Conference on Women’s Education organized by Women Studies and Research Centre, Banasthali University from November 11-13, 2008.
  • Bhattacharya M., ‘Interpreting Interpreter of Maladies as Discourse on Neo-colonial Hybridization’ at the UGC sponsored National Seminar on ‘Trends in Contemporary Indian Writings In English’ organized by SGGS College, Chandigarh in February 8 and 9, 2007.
  • Bhattacharya M., ‘Obscurity in Auden’s Poetry’ at the International Seminar on ‘W.H.Auden and his Contemporary Relevance’ organized by Banaras Hindu University in September 14 and 15, 2006.
  • Bhattacharya M., ‘Contemporary Status of English in India as a Communicative tool’ at the International Seminar cum Workshop on ‘Communication Training in the Global Contexts-Foreign Language Skills’ organized by Banasthali Vidyapith and Dachl-in in January 28 and 29, 2006.

Workshop/Seminar

  • Have attended 3-day Workshop on 'Qualitative Research Techniques' organised by the Department of HSS, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida from September 6-8, 2018
  • Attended 6 day Faculty Development Programme on ‘Qualitative Methods of Research in Humanities & Social Sciences’ at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida from 10-15 July, 2017.
  • Attended Orientation Workshop on CEDAW (The Convention on Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women) on 15 and 16 October, 2008 organized by WSRC, Banasthali University.
  • Attended U.G.C. National Seminar on English Studies in India: Past, Present and Future, held in the year 2002.
  • Attended 6-day workshop on Research Methodology, organized for meritorious scholars by the University of Allahabad in January 2003.

CONFERENCES / Workshops Organised

  • Organised a 3-day International Conference on Translation Across Cultures: Bridging Boundaries-Creating Harmony as one of the three Coordinators at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida from October 4 – 6, 2018.
  • Organised a 3-day International Conference on Peaceful & Prosperous South Asia: Opportunities & Challenges at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida from 27-29 March, 2017.
  • Organised a One Day Workshop cum Symposium on Communication & Presentation Skills at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida on November 23, 2019.
  • Organised a One Day Workshop on 'English for Academic Purpose for Higher Studies' at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida on November 2, 2019.
  • Organised a Two-Day Jaypee Students' Literary Seminar II at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida on 11-12 November, 2017.
  • Organised a Two-Day Students' Seminar on Forms and Experimentations in Contemporary Literature at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida on 10-11 November, 2016.

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Have been the editor / reviewer for CBSE Manual on Experiential Learning and Handbook for Students.
  • Have been the editor for CBSE Books of English from class IX to Class XII.
  • Presently a member of Editorial Board of CBSE Journal ‘ENGLISH MATTERS’
  • Have been one of the pioneers for publication of a bilingual magazine ‘Srijan-A New Vision’ at Banasthali University and have been its convenor and editor-in-chief for six years since its inception in 2005.
  • Have been a member of the editorial board of Allahabad Universities’ literary magazine Phoenix, a publication of the Creative Writing Cell, Central Cultural Committee of the Allahabad University from 2000 to 2003.

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Presently, the Secretary, CIQAC (Institute Quality Assurance Cell) at Jaypee Institute since June, 2017.
  • Presently, member of Capability Enhancement and Development Cell at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida.
  • Have established Language Lab with 5 Software at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology within an year of joining.
  • Presently member of Institutional IPR Committee.
  • Presently member of Grievance Redressal Committee for Employees and Students at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida.
  • Presently member of Board of Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences, JIIT, Noida.
  • Presently Language Lab Coordinator, at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Sector 62 Campus, Noida

 

Training Programmes Attended

  • Faculty Development Programme on “Innovative Teaching and Research”, July 9th  -14th 2018, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida.