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About

 

The Department of English, MSSV, Nagaon established in July, 2016 currently offers B.A. Major, Masters, M. Phil and Ph. D Programmes, syllabuses of which are researched, meticulously planned, constantly updated to meet national and international standard, and Course Structure adheres to latest UGC guidelines on Choice Based Credit System. It aims to develop keen academic environment that helps nurture every student and build confidence to utilize his/her knowledge and potentiality. In addition to imparting quality education the department prepares students to form holistic attitude by moulding their minds into intellectually competent, morally upright, socially committed and spiritually inspired beings.

The department organizes seminars, lecture programmes etc. on a regular basis and engages itself with inter-disciplinary activities. Literary Society, Library Committee, Students Advisory Committee having student participation helps them develop leadership quality. Apart from intensive class room teaching teachers are engaged in research and publications.

 

Vision: To strive for achieving the status of a Centre of Excellence.

Mission: Seeks to provide quality education by making learning and research into productive deliverables and equip each student with such knowledge and personality so as to prepare to meet global challenge and develop a sense of professional and social commitment commitment

 

Achievements and Activities:

Two Ph. D scholars -Sugandhyashree Bhattacharjee and Rupashree Dutta presented papers in the Applied Research International Conference held in the University of Oxford on 24th-25th February, 2020.

Successfully conducted two national seminars one on “IDENTITY AND CRITICAL PRAXIS :LITERARY AND PHILOSOPICAL PERSPECTIVES” and the other on LITERATURE AND MARGINALITY in collaboration with the department of Philosophy and  Asssamese respectively. Organized two talks one on “Romanticism, Ecoconsciousness and “Rousseau””  by Prof. B.C.Dash and the other on “Women in the Historical Juncture” by Dr. Arupa Patangia Kalita.




Courses & Programs

PROGRAMMES OFFERED – 

  • B.A.(Major)
  • M.A.
  • M. Phil.
  • Ph. D.

 1.B.A ENGLISH (MAJOR)

  •  About the Programme-
  •  Admission Procedure: Purely on merit basis following University rules communicated from time to time to conform Government guidelines.

         Sufficient ahead of the admission date notices and advertisements in local newspapers , website, social media etc. are made.

2.B.A (MAJOR) 

The Department offers BA English (Major) Programme at Under Graduate level based on latest UGC structure of Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). There are a total of 14 (fourteen) Core Courses that a student is required to take across six semesters. All the Core Courses are compulsory. There shall be four Courses of Generic Elective (GE) distributed across first four semesters (one in each semester). In addition to Core and Generic Courses, a student of B.A. (Major) shall choose four Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) Courses, two in each last two semesters. Students are also to offer two Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC) distributed in first two semesters. Apart from it, a student is to offer two Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC) spread across third and forth semesters.

3.M.A. ENGLISH 

Programme Objectives:

Programme Objectives are what knowledge, skill and attitude a post-graduate student from this university should have at the end of the programme, The objectives are that in addition to knowledge acquired in some Open Elective Courses, a post graduate from the university should have acquired sound knowledge of British literature, American literature, literature in English in post-colonial countries, critical and literary theories and English Language Teaching; how to write research articles/papers apart from acquiring effective  communication and efficiency in soft skills for meeting the challenges of globalization and has developed  such attitude for holistic development of personality.

4.PhD/M.Phil

The Programme aims to develop critical thinking by encouraging scholars to undertake systematic investigation by way of critical observation, examining, thinking, questioning, and to find an answer to a given problem and reach new conclusion that holds true at least for the given space. The programme offers major thrust areas such as British Literature, American Literature and Indian Literatures for research topics.

 

Department Head

Dr. Himakshi Kalita
Designation- HOD(i/c) & Assistant Professor

People

Dr. Himakshi Kalita
Designation- HOD(i/c) & Assistant Professor
NITYANANDA PATTANAYAK
Designation- Professor
Dr. Dipak Jyoti Baruah
Designation- Professor
Dr. Garima Kalita
Designation- Professor
Dr. Tandra Das
Designation- Professor
Jayanta Madhab Tamuly
Designation- Assistant Professor
Kalyani Hazarika
Designation- Assistant Professor
Rimjim Boruah
Designation- Assistant Professor
Dr. Madhulina Choudhury
Designation- Assistant Professor
Swastika Nath
Designation- Assistant Professor
Ritu Ranjan Gogoi
Designation- Assistant Professor

Research & Publications

Research Completed (M.Phil)

1. Title- African-American Travel Writing as Cultural Critique: A Reading through Richard Wright’s Black Power, Color Curtain and Pagan Spain

   Name- Sagorika Kotoky

   Supervisor- Prof. N Pattanayak

   Degree- M. Phil

   Year of award- 2020

2. Title-  The Matrix of Child Psychology: A Study of Ruskin Bond’s Short Stories

    Name- Sobha Lakshmi Hazarika

    Supervisor- Prof. N Pattanayak

    Degree- M. Phil

    Year of award- 2020

3. Title- Memory and Identity: A Reading of Kazuo Ishiguro’s Novels A Pale View of Hills, and An Artist of the Floating World

    Name- Sabiha Nahid

    Supervisor- Prof. N Pattanayak

    Degree- M. Phil

    Year of award- 2020

4. Title-Multiculturalism in Amitav Ghosh’s The Shadow Lines and Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

    Name- Md. Ajmal

    Supervisor- Prof. N Pattanayak

    Degree- M. Phil

    Year of award- 2020

5. Title- Contemporary Youth in Chetan Bhagat’s Select Popular Fictions: Interfacing Text and Film 

    Name- Jumpa Dey

    Supervisor- Prof. N Pattanayak

    Degree- M. Phil

    Year of award- 2020

6. Title- Breaking Gender Stereotypes: A Critical Study of Nirupama Borgohain’s “Abhiyatri” and Indira Gowami’s The Bronze Sword                                  of Thengphakhri Tehsildar and Film

    Name- Sukanya Goswami

    Supervisor- Dr.Jnanedra Barman

    Degree- M. Phil

    Year of award- Dissertation submitted 

 

Ongoing Research (Ph.D):

1. Title- Eco-consciousness in Select Novels of Amitav Ghosh : A Critical Study

    Name- Azizul Hoque

    Supervisor- Prof. N.Pattanayak

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- Dissertation submitted 

2. Title- Women identity in select novels of Anita Desai and Nirupama Borgohain: A Comparative study

    Name- Archana Talukdar

    Supervisor- Prof. N.Pattanayak

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- 2021

3. Title- Appropriating Subalternity : A Study of the fictional narratives of Easterine Kire

    Name- Gautam Kumar Saikia

    Supervisor- Prof. N.Pattanayak

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- 2021

4. Title- Socio-political dynamics in the select novels of Arundhati Roy,Kiran Desai and Aravind   Adiga

    Name- Sukanya Goswami

    Supervisor- Prof. N.Pattanayak

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- 2021

5. Title- The Politics of Post-Memories in Select Partition Narratives of India and Pakistan

    Name- Deepanjali Baruah

    Supervisor- Prof. N.Pattanayak

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- 2022

 

6. Title- Voice of the Subaltern :A Study of Kavita Kane’s novels

    Name- Ratnashree Barthakur

    Supervisor- Dr. Madhulina Chowdhury

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- 2022

7. Title- Dynamics of Eco-critical ethos in select works of Ruskin Bond (synopsis not yet submitted)

    Name- Rubia Anjum Choudhury

    Supervisor- 

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- 

8. Title- Quest for identity in Rohinton Mistry’s novels

    Name- Pranjal Hazarika

    Supervisor- Prof. N. Pattanayak

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- June, 2023

9. Title- Dynamics of Protest in the select works of Indira Goswami and Kamala Das

    Name- Santipriya Dutta 

    Supervisor- Dr. Himakshi Kalita

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- June, 2023

10. Title- Legacy of Partition:Situating Trauma and Memory in the Novels of Bapsi Sidhwa

    Name- Sunita Kharikap

    Supervisor- Prof. N.Pattanayak

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- June ,2023

11. Title- Science Fiction and Colonialism :An Eco-Critical Study of Select Novels

    Name- Jaisree Choudhury

    Supervisor- Prof. N.Pattanayak

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- Dec. 2023

12. Title- Performing Gender,Asserting individual identity : A Study of select novels of Dorris Lessing,Margaret Atwood and Margaret                                 Drabble

    Name- Jitamoni Phukan

    Supervisor- Dr. Madhulina Chowdhury

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- Dec.2023

13. Title- Subaltern Voice in select Works of Anita Nair, Poile Sengupta and Manjula Padmanabhan

    Name- Sugandhashree Bhattacharya

    Supervisor- Dr. Himakshi Kalita

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- Dec.2023

14. Title- Treatment of History,  Race and Gender in the select novels of Maryse Condi

    Name- Rupshree Dutta

    Supervisor- Prof. N. Pattanayk

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- Dec.2023

15. Title- Psychological Exploration of female characters in select South Asian novels by Women Writers

    Name- Sukanya Kar

    Supervisor- Dr. Himakshi Kalita

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- Dec.2023

16. Title- Title to be selected

    Name- Anamika Devi

    Supervisor- Dr. J.M. Tamuly

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- 2024

17. Title- Title to be selected

    Name- Mohibul Islam

    Supervisor- Dr. Madhulina Chowdhury

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- 2024

18. Title- Title to be selected

    Name- Munmoni Saikia

    Supervisor- Dr. J.M. Tamuly

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- 2024

19. Title- Title to be selected

    Name- Prerona Bora

    Supervisor- Dr. J.M.Tamuly

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- 2024

20. Title- Title to be selected

    Name- Sahil Hussain 

    Supervisor- Prof. N. Pattanayak (Ad hoc)

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- 2024

21. Title- Title to be selected

    Name- Susmita Mahanta

    Supervisor- Dr. Himakshi Kalita

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award-2024

22. Title- Title to be selected

    Name- Sukanya Goswami

    Supervisor- Dr. Madhulina Chowdhury

    Degree- Ph.D

    Year of award- 2024

 

 

 

 

Research Scholars

Activities

Departmental Activities:

  1. Publication of Annual Wall Magazine.
  2. Observation of Keats Day and Shakespeare day
  3. Orgnaised one National Seminar on IDENTITY AND CRITICAL PRAXIS: LITERARY AND PHILOSOPHICAL PERSPECTIVES on 21-22nd February,2019
  4. Organised one National Level Webinar on LITERATURE AND MARGINALITY ,in collaboration with The Department of Assamese ,MSSV
  5. Organised MEET THE AUTHOR – A talk by Dr.Arupa P. Kalita on “ Women in the Historical Juncture”    on October 07,2020



Department Contact Info

DEPARTMENT Of ENGLISH

Haladhar Bhuyan Path, Kalongpar, Nagaon

Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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