Anand Prakash Pathak

Anand Prakash Pathak

 Assistant Professor - Selection Grade (DOJ - 04.08.2009, Regular)

 

B.A. English (Hons),  Ravenshaw Autonomous College, Cuttack, Orissa.

M.A. (English),  Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa.

M.Phil. (English), Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa.

 

Area of Specialization:

Professional Writing, Augustan Literature, Phonetics, Indian Diaspora Literature, ELT.

 

Research & Publications:

Pathak, Anand P. "Know the Ropes: Learning the Present Day Lingua Franca." Research Journal of English Language and Literature 3.1 (2015). Print.
 
"Language VS Lingo:Testing the Dynamics of Txtng." Languages in India 15.4 (2015): 170-184. Online.
 
"Polarity of 'I' & 'Better Nature': Schisms within 'Self' in the Characters especially ABCDs in The Namesake." Labyrinth 7.2 (2016): 5-10. Print.
 
"Text Comprehension to Expression: Myth or Fact." Teaching of English in Technical Education (2011): 41-43. Online.
 
"The 'Other' is 'Within': A Post-Colonial Perspective on Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart." MIT International Journal of English Language and Literature 1.1 (2014): 58-61. Print.
 
"The Run & the Ruin in Search of Self." The Literati 3.2 (2013): 57-60. Print.
 
Published a co-authored paper entitled “Thinking How to Think: The Role of Critical Thinking in Developing Coherence & Precision in Writing” in Language in India (ISSN 1930-2940), Vol.17.1 (January 2017): PP. Online 
 
Conferences/Seminars & Workshops:
 
Presented a paper entitled The hegemony of ‘alterity’ over ‘self’ in The Namesake at the National Conference on Multiculturalism, Identity Crisis and Belongingness in Indian Writing in English, (March 21-22, 2015) Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.
 
Attended a three-day workshop on Acoustic Phonetics (4-6 September 2014) at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.
 
Presented a paper entitled Language VS Lingo: Testing the Dynamics of Txtng in an International Conference on Literature, Language & Communication – An Essential Trident (9th & 10th December 2013) Amity University, Lucknow Campus.
 
Presented a paper entitled The ‘Other’ and the ‘I’: A Post-Colonial Perspective at an International Conference on Humanism, Democracy and Culture:  Postcolonial Discourse and India, March 20-21, 2012 RKSD College, Kaithal, Haryana.
 
Presented a paper entitled English Vs Englishes - The Indian Middle Class & the Quest for learning  at the UGC sponsored  International Conference on Indian Art Forms,  organised by Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalaya, Khairagarh on 26, 27, 28 February, 2012
 
Presented a paper entitled Making Identity – the Self & the Society at the National Seminar on Indian Writing in English : Text & Context (13th -14th October 2011) organised by Kanya Gurukul Mahavidyalaya, Dehradun (2nd Campus of Gurukul Kangdi Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar).
 
Presented a paper entitled Text Comprehension to Expression- Myth or Fact at International Conference on Teaching and Learning of ESL in Technical Education: Overcoming the Odds at Abha College of Engineering, Nagpur on 26th February 2011.
 
Attended a Short-Term-Course/ QIP on Language, Cognition & Communication from 2nd to 8th December 2009, at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, W.B., India.
 
Attended a workshop on Spoken Communication for Classroom Teachers by Prof. Shreesh Chaudhary, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. (Dec. 21-23, 2008)
Published a co-authored paper entitled “Thinking How to Think: The Role of Critical Thinking in Developing Coherence & Precision in Writing” in Language in India (ISSN 1930-2940), Vol.17.1 (January 2017): PP. Online
 
Professional Achievements:
 
HBO Coordinator (Hybrid, Blended, Online teaching) for College of Engineering Studies, University of Petroleum & Energy Studies.
 
Worked as Coordinator & single point of contact from Centre for Professional Communication for Hybrid & Blended learning using various platforms viz. My Moodle, G-Cube & Blackboard.
 
Edited & published the Conference Proceedings – Litterateur’s Compendium with ISBN No. 978-93-84935-21-4 of MAG/I/C 2014 – 3rd International Conference & Conference Proceedings – Litterateur’s Compendium with ISBN No. 978-93-81583-80-7  of MAG/I/C 2013 – 2nd International Conference organized by the Centre for Professional Communication.(Link: http://www.slideshare.net/UPES_Dehradun/dehradun-proceedings-for-book)
 
Presented a guest lecture on Expectations of Employer from B- School Graduates with respect to Effective Written Business Correspondence at IMS University, Dehradun (Web link: http://www.iuu.ac/Events_details.aspx?eid=212)