Anand Prakash Pathak

 Assistant Professor - Selection Grade

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

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

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

Ph.D (Pursuing), Uttarakhand Technical University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Area of Specialization

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

Awards and Achievements

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)