Dr. Radhika Bansal

Dr. Radhika Bansal Pasricha

Associate Professor 

B.A. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra

M.A.(English Literature), Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra

B.Ed, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra

Advance Diploma (French Language), Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra

Ph.D (English), Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra

Area of Specialization

English Language Teaching,
Technology Integrated Language Teaching,
Task-based Language teaching using Language Lab,
Professional Communication,
Contemporary Indian English Women Writing,
Gender Studies,
Poetry.

Research & Publications:-

 

International Journals-

Bansal, R. (2017). Desire, says Buddha, is the cause of grief: Grieving desire- Desiring grief - A reflection in Prathibha Nandakumar & Kamala Das’s selected poems. Comparative Literature: Interrogations and Investigations 978-93-81778-31-9.

Bansal, R. (2017). Thinking how to think: The role of critical thinking in developing coherence and precision in writing. Language in India, 17, 1, 1930-2940.

Bansal, R. (2016). Imparting ‘Service oriented skills’ to second year UG Law students through sensitizing them in reference to client communication Quotient. Interdisciplinary Integration for Legal Enrichment, 978-93-85989-98-9.

Bansal, R. (2016). Use of mind-mapping technique as a ‘Pre-Writing’ Exercise to Impart Writing Skills in budding lawyers based on Tony Buzan’s Ideology of mind-map. Interdisciplinary Integration for Legal Enrichment, 978-93-85989-98-9.

Bansal, R. (2016). Signifying the self: major women characters in Shashi Deshpande’s in the Country of Deceit. Daath Voyage: An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in English Literature. 2455-7544.

Bansal, R. (2015). The matrix of womanhood: Being in and out of the flux of Identity crisis by the women characters in the selected works of Shashi Deshpande. World Journal of Gender & Literature, 2, 1, 2349-1620.

Bansal, R. (2015). Language vs lingo: Testing the dynamics of texting. Language in India, 15, 4, 1930-2940.

Bansal, R. (2015). Draupadi: Manifestation of victim as victor in Chitra Banarjee Divakaruni’s ‘The palace of illusions’. GNOSIS, 2394-0131.

Bansal, R. (2014). Strategies of resistance: A study of Shashi Deshpande’s The dark holds no terrors & Taslima Nasrin’s Shodh. The Literati, 3, 2, 2248-9576.

Bansal, R. (2008). Patriarchy in the Novels of Shashi Deshpande. Pegasus.

International Conferences-

Paper entitled, “Blending Formative and Summative Assessment Techniques in Blended Teaching-Learning Process of ESP students” presented at Universitas Al Azhar Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia in the 6th ICRTEL 2018 – International Conference on Research in Teaching, Education & Learning on 21-22-November 2018.

Paper entitled “Imparting ‘Service Oriented Skills’ to Second Year UG Law Students through sensitizing them in reference to Client Communication Quotient”, presented in COHERENCE, 2nd International Multidisciplinary Law Conference conducted by Symbiosis International University – Symbiosis Law School Hyderabad, October, 2016.

Paper entitled “Use of Mind-Mapping Technique as a ‘Pre-Writing’ Exercise to Impart Writing Skills in Budding Lawyers Based on Tony Buzan’s Ideology of Mind-map”, presented in COHERENCE, 2nd International Multidisciplinary Law Conference conducted by Symbiosis International University – Symbiosis Law School Hyderabad, October, 2016.

Paper entitled: “ The Matrix of Womanhood: Being In and Out of the Flux of Identity Crisis by the Women Characters in the Selected Works of Shashi Deshpande” presented in a two day National Conference held at IIT Roorkee, March 21-22, 2015 on Multiculturalism, Identity Crisis and Belongingness in Indian Writing in English.

Paper Presented in International Conference “Literature, Language and Communication: An Essential Trident December 9-10, 2013 at Amity School of Languages, Amity University, Lucknow entitled, “Language VS Lingo: Testing the Dynamics of Txtng”.

Interdisciplinary International Conference on “Humanism, Democracy and Culture: Postcolonial Discourse and India sponsored by Department of Higher Education, Haryana, 20-21 March,2012 at RKSD PG College, Kaithal, Haryana entitled, “Devayani: Signifying the Self in Shashi Deshpande’s “In the Country of Deceit”.

Bilingual National Seminar (D.G.H.E Sponsored) on “Contemporary Indian Women Writing: Recreating World through Word” at Adarsh Mahila Mahavidhyalaya, Bhiwani, 24-25 Feb. 2012. (PAPER PRESENTED entitled, “Draupadi: Manifestation of Victim as Victor in Chitra Banarjee Divakaruni’s ‘Palace of Illusions’.)

UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Paradigm Shift in Literature & Media and its Impact on Contemporary Society” at Ishwar Saran Degree College, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, 24& 25 October, 2011. (PAPER PRESENTED entitled, “Women as a Symbol of Continuity and Change: The Reversal of Roles as Portrayed in the Media”)

National Conference on “Presentation and Interpersonal Skills for Effective Communication: Old Traditions and New Challenges” at Allenhouse Institute of Technology, Kanpur 17, July, 2010. (PAPER PRESENTED entitled, “Blackboard vs LCD: Changing Paradigms in English Language Teaching Technologies.”)

International Conference on “Postcolonial Literatures and the Transnational” at the Department Of English, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut 7 - 9 April 2010. (PAPER PRESENTED entitled, The Oppressed Other: Woman’s Identity in Shashi Deshpande’s Roots and Shadows”.)

One day National Conference on “Techno-Lingual Communication” at Sunder Deep Engineering College, Ghaziabad. 27 March 2010. (PAPER PRESENTED entitled, “Internet Resources: A Facilitator for Facilitators to Impart Communication Skills in Technical Colleges.”)

ICHR sponsored National Seminar on “History and Historiography on Women Theme in Colonial and Post Colonial India” at Jagdish Saran PG College, Amroha. February 06-07, 2010. (PAPER PRESENTED entitled, “The Mother and Daughter Relationship in Shashi Deshpande’s The Binding Vine”)

UGC Sponsored International Seminar on “The Representation of Women in Contemporary Literature” at B.D.Jain Girls’ Degree College Agra on 14-15 September, 2008 (PAPER PRESENTED entitled, “Strategies of Resistance: A Study of Shashi Deshpande’s The Dark Holds No Terrors & Taslima Nasrin’s Shodh”)

UGC sponsored National Conference on “Religion, Nation and Literature: Rethinking Affiliations” at B.D.Jain Girls’ Degree College Agra 20 May, 2007. (PAPER PRESENTED entitled, “Religious Orthodoxy and Subjugation of Women: An appraisal of Shashi Deshpande’s ‘A Matter of Time’).

International Seminar on “Feminist Consciousness in South Asian Literature” at the University of Lucknow, Deptt. Of English and Foreign Languages on 03-04 November, 2006 (PAPER PRESENTED entitled, “The Muted Protest: A Quest for Self in Shashi Deshpande’s ‘That Long Silence”).

Book Published:

Much of Soul- (ISBN no-978-81-8253-409-4) published by Cyberwit.net, 2013


Rewards & Recognition:

Best Paper Presenter award in the 6th ICRTEL 2018 – International Conference on Research in Teaching, Education & Learning, Universitas Al Azhar Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia on 21-22-November 2018

‘Award of Excellence’ for special contribution in developing Course curriculum and resources for Language Lab 2013

Member Editorial Board (International):

Macrothink- “Education and Linguistics Research (ELR) ISSN 2377-1356, an International, peer-reviewed online journal published by Macrothink Institute, USA Url: http://www.macrothink.org/journal/index.php/elr/about/editorialTeam

“Daath Voyage: An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in English Literature” a quarterly open access, e-journal, ISSN no. 2455-7544. The journal is indexed with Academia, Google Scholar and Research Gate. Link to the editorial board: http://www.daathvoyagejournal.com/review_editors.php

EDITED AND REVIEWED:

Edited and Reviewed Conference Proceedings with (ISBN no. 978-93-83083-93-0) for the 3rd International Conference MAG/I/C 2014.(all the conferences co-convened)

Edited and Reviewed Souvenir (Abstract Book) “Litterateur’s Compendium” with (ISBN no. 978-93-83083-66-4) for the 3rd International Conference MAG/I/C 2014.(all the conferences co-convened)

Edited, reviewed and published “Litterateur’s Compendium” (ISBN No. 978-93-81583-80-7) conference proceedings of 2nd International Conference MAG/I/C-2013

Workshops & Seminars:

A Three-day workshop on “Acoustic Phonetics” Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 4-6 September 2014.

One- day workshop on ‘Human Values and Professional Ethics’ organized by UPTU and conducted by Value Education Cell at BMAS Engineering College on April 12, 2010.

A Ten Day workshop “Master Facilitator in Leadership and HRD Program conducted by Aims Insight”, the HRD Group, CLHRD, Mangalore at Hindustan College of Science and Technology, 08-17 December, 2008.

Interactive workshop on Communicative English in B.M.A.S. Engineering College, Agra 14 -16 July, 2007.

Organizing Committee, National Symposium on Semi-Conductor Materials and Recent Technologies on 13-14 October 2006 at B.M.A.S. Engineering College, Agra.

Conferences & Workshops Conducted:

Delivered One Day Workshop Technology Integrated English Language Learning – Kanya Gurukul, Haridwar- 21st November 2015

Co Convener- A two day International Conference on “Methods Aesthetics & Genres in English Communication” (4-5 April 2014) Centre for Communication, University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehra Dun.

Conducted Workshop on Spoken English conducted for CSR adopted daughters. (2013-2014)

Co Convener- A two day International Conference on “Methods Aesthetics & Genres in English Communication” (5-6 January, 2013) Centre for Communication, University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehra Dun.

Conducted Staff Development Program 3 Sessions taken on Spoken English in Professional Scenario. (2013)

Co Convener- A two day International Conference on “Strategic Communication: Learning from Mistakes” (4-5 November 2011) Centre for Communication, University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehra Dun.

Co Convener- A two day National Conference on “Emerging Trends in Communication: Corporate & Academic”, 3-4 December 2010. Centre for Communication, University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehra Dun.

Actively participated as a facilitator in a ten days program (17-31 July’10), “Induction for Employability Program” for B.Tech IIyr students at Anand Engineering College, Agra.

Conducted One-Day workshop for the faculty of SGI: SGI Faculty Development Program 2010 entitled, “English Language: An effective Tool in Professional Teaching.” June 18, 2010.

Conducted one day workshop on Communicative English in Bhagvati Devi Jain Girls’ P.G. College 6 Dec, 2007.