Sonali Lakhera UPES Staff

Dr. Sonali Lakhera

Assistant Professor (DOJ - 01.07.2017, Regular)


B.Sc. (Chemistry, Botany, Zoology), Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar

M.A. (English), Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Srinagar

B.Ed, Indira Gandhi National Open University

Post Graduate Professional Plus Course in Computer Applications from Softronics Information Technology 

DOEACC ‘A’ Level 

Qualified UGC NET (English)


Area of Specialization:


Translation and Adaptation Studies, Gender Studies, Postcolonial Studies, English Language Teaching, Business Communication and Writing Skills. 


Research & Publications:


International Journals:


Lakhera, Sonali. “Something Got Lost! Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar in Arvind Kumar’s Hindi Translation.” The Criterion: An International Journal in English. 5 .6 (2014). ISSN No: 0976-8165. 279-285.


Lakhera, Sonali. “The Bond is Forfeit: India Repays by Replaying.”  International Journal of English Language, Literature and Translation Studies. 3. 4 (2016). ISSN No. 2349-9451. 187-191.


Lakhera, Sonali. “The Role of Language in Creating Awareness about Sustainable Development.” Anekaant: A Journal of Polysemic Thought. Issue No. 4 (2016). ISSN No: 2320-6195. 89-93.


Lakhera, Sonali. “Giving a Voice to Dalit Experience: Revisiting Mulk Raj Anand’s Fictional Heroes.” LITTCRIT: An Indian Response to Literature. 43. 83 (2017). ISSN NO: 0970-8049. 


Conferences and Workshops:


Presented paper ‘The Role of Language in Creating Awareness about Sustainable Development’, in a National Conference on Sustainable Development of India: Challenges & Remedies, SRT Campus, Badshahi Thaul, HNBGU, 22nd-23rd March 2014.


Presented a paper on “The Circularity of Knowledge”, in a National Workshop on General Semantics as a Human Science conducted by HNBGU in Collaboration with Balwant Parekh Centre for General Semantics and Other Human Sciences, Vadodra, 5th – 8th October 2014.


Attended a symposium on “Nature and Literature in North Indian Languages” organised by Doon University Dehradun in collaboration with Sahitya Academy, New Delhi, 5th March, 2016.




Worked as Project Fellow in UGC sponsored Major Research Project on Dynamics of Filmic Adaptation of Literary Texts: A Socio-Literary Perspective.