- Modern Literature,Contemporary Fiction and Critical Theories , Modern Literature,Contemporary Fiction and Critical Theories
- Soft Skills, Cross-cultural Communication, Technical Communication
|2014||on going||Professor||Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee|
|2008||2014||Associate Professor||Dept of HSS IIT Roorkee|
|2004||2008||Assistant Professor||Dept. of HSS IIT Roorkee|
|2002||2004||Lecturer, Dept. of HSS||IIT Roorkee|
|1999||2002||Lecturer in English||Arunachal University, Itanagar (A.P)|
|1996||1999||Lecturer in English||Veer Kunwar Singh University, Ara, Bihar|
|OUTSTANDING TEACHER AWARD||IIT Roorkee||2015|
|Fellow of Salzburg Seminar Session 434||Salzburg Seminar, Salzburg, Austria||2006|
|Teachers Research Grant||American Studies Research Center,Hyd||1996|
|BHU Research Scholarship||BHU Varanasi||1995|
|B.H.U Prize for securing First Rank in English at B.A.Honours Level.||BHU, Varanasi||1992|
|Govt. of India Merit Scholarship||1992|
|Ph.D.||Indian Writing in English/American Literature||BHU Varanasi||1998|
|M.A.||English Literature||BHU Varanasi||1994|
|B.A.(Hons)||English Literature||BHU Varanasi||1992|
|2018||Ongoing||Head, Dept. of HSS||IIT Roorkee|
|2014||on going||Chairman Hindi Cell||Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee|
|2008||On Going||Editor, Manthan, The Annual magazine of IIT Roorkee||IIT Roorkee|
|2008||2014||Incharge Hindi Cell||IIT Roorkee|
|2010||On Going||Member Institute Lecture Committee||IIT Roorkee|
|2013||on going||Member Editorial Board of Samvad||Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee|
|2009||2013||S.A Literary Section||Cultural Society, IIT Roorkee|
|2010||2014||Chief Warden Radhakrishnan Bhawan||IIT Roorkee|
|2009||2013||Staff Advisor, Cricket||IIT Roorkee|
|2009||On Going||Member, DRC||Dept. of HSS, IIT Roorkee|
|2003||2010||O.C. Language Lab.||Dept. of HSS, IIT Roorkee|
|2008||2010||Member, Editorial Board, Annual Report||IIT Roorkee|
|International Conference for Social Sciences and Humanities||Prague, Czeck Republic||ICSS||31 Oct-3 N|
|Art of Communication Interdisciplinary Humanities Conference||Warsaw, Poland||Interdisciplinary Research Foundation||24-25 Marc|
|International Conference on Interpersonal Communication & Social Interaction, ICSI-2013||Lugano, Switzerland||ICSI||1-5 OCT'13|
|Fourth International Shaw Society Conference||University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada||International Shaw Society||25-29 Jul'|
|”, International Conference on Social Science and Humanities (ICSSH 2009)||NTU, Singapore||ICSSH||Oct 9-11'0|
|International Conference on “Orientations: Language, Learning and Translation||Sohar University, Sohar, Oman||Ministry of Education, Oman||26-27 Feb'|
|Salzburg Seminar||Salzburg, Austria||Salzburg Global Seminar||30 Spt-6 O|
- MELUS_MELOW, Member
- All India English Teachers' Association, Life Member
- Salzburg Seminar, Salzburg, Austria, Fellow
- International Shaw Society, Member
|Title||Course Code||Class Name||Semester|
|Technical Communication||HS501||P.G.(including Pre Phd Course)||Spring|
|The Fiction of Indian Diaspora||IHS14||U.G.||Spring|
|Topic||Scholar Name||Status of PHD||Registration Year|
|Indian Writing in English||Prashant Maurya||O||2017|
|" Ethnocentrism to Ecocentrism: A Reevaluation of the Select Writings of Jim Corbett"||Parul Rani||O||2015|
|"Mapping the Subaltern Standpoint: A Reading of Select Dalit Female Narratives||Ms. Yogisha||O||2014|
|“ The Dialectics of Modernity: The Novels of Amit Chaudhuri"||Sovan Chakraborty||A||2013|
|“Decolonizing English: An Analysis of Select Indian English Novels”||Devendra Kr. Sharma||O||2013|
|“Partition of India: A Literary-Historical Perspective”||Santosh Kr. Yadav||A||2011|
|“Multiculturalism and Diaspora: Short Stories of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni and Jhumpa Lahiri”||Mr. Yarra Jaipaul||A||2010|
|Marginal Space as Site of Resistance: A Study of the Novels of Gloria Naylor||Mr. Anurag kumar||A||2009|
|" The Depiction of Lotus in Mughal Architecture: A Critical Study"||Ms. Manu||A||2008|
|Myths and Their Significance in the Novels of Bharati Mukherjee||Ms. Sumati||A||2003|
|From Tradition to Modernity: Women in the Novels of Bhabani Bhattacharya and Shobha De||Ms. Sangeeta Yadav||A||2001|
|Institute Visited||Purpose of Visit||Date|
|IJAS, 2017 at Prague, Czech Republic||Participation in International Conference and Session Chairing||31Oct.to 3|
|Art of Communication Conference, Warsaw, Poland||Participation in International Conference||23-24 Marc|
|University of Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland||International Conference||1-5 Oct.|
|University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, CANADA||International Conference||25-29 July|
|Nanyang Technological University, Singapore||To Present paper in an International Conference||9-12 Octob|
|Sohar University, Sohar, Oman||To present my paper on "Longing for Belonging: The South African Indian Fiction".||26-27 Febr|
|Salzburg Seminar, Salzburg, Austria||To participate in the session 434 on "Telling of Lives: Biography as a Mirror on Society' and present a paper on the topic 'My Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and the Making of Modern India'.||30 Septemb|
|Invited to deliver Plenary talk on the topic "Culture and Communication: An Overview" at National Seminar on English Studies in India: Changes and Challenges, organised by The Department of English, BHU, Varanasi.||BHU, Varanasi||I||2016|
|Bhasha Awam Pradyogiki||CBRI, Roorkee||T||2010|
|Linkages between Communication and Culture: An Overview||BHU, Varanasi||18.11.2016|
|Problematics of Intercultural Communication||Central University Tezpur, Tezpur, Assam||7-9 Feb'15|
Kumar, Nagendra. The Fiction of Bharati Mukherjee: A Cultural Perspective, Atlantic Publishers, New Delhi, 2001.
Yogisha and Nagendra Kumar. Resistance and Recuperation: Developing a Dalit Feminist Standpoint in Baby Kamble's The Prison We Broke. Contemporary Voice of Dalit, SAGE Publications, Vol. 9, No. 2, 2017, PP. 214-220 DOI: 10.1177/2455328X17722683
Rani, Parul and Nagendra Kumar. Foregrounding the Animal Stance: A Critical Study of Man-Eating Leopard of Rudraprayag. Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, Vol. IX, No. 3, 2017, PP. 151-160. DOI: 10.21659/rupkatha.v9n3.16
Rani, Parul and Nagendra Kumar, "Man-Eaters of Kumaon: a Critique of Modernity", Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, Vol. IX, No. 1, 2017, PP. 206-214. DOI: 10.21659/rupkatha.v9n1.21
Sharma, Devendra K., Dr. Binod Mishra, and Dr. Nagendra Kumar, Linguistic Dialogism in The God of Small Things. The Indian Journal of English Studies, Vol.55, 2017, PP. 242-255.
Sharma, Devendra K., Dr. Binod Mishra, and Dr. Nagendra Kumar, " The Socio-cultural Politics of Power and Linguistic Conflict", The International Journal of Culture, Literature and Criticism, April, 2017, PP. 37-45
Yogisha and Nagendra Kumar, " Alienation in Assimilation: Multiculturalism in Monica Ali's Bricklane", The Indian Journal of English Studies, Vol.54, 2017, PP. 189-199.
Chakraborty, Sovan and Nagendra Kumar, ‘Seeing Double’: Exploring the Flâneur’s Gaze in Amit Chaudhuri’s A New World , Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, Vol. VIII, No. 3, 2016, PP. 127-138. DOI: 10.21659/rupkatha.v8n3.15
Kumar, Nagendra and Yogisha, "Blurred Identity and Cultural Dilemma in Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Lowland", The Critique: An International Refereed Literary Journal, Vol IV-VII, 2015, PP. 70-74
Chakraborty, Sovan and Nagendra Kumar, "Unfinished Modernity' and Postcolonial Urban Space in Amit Chaudhuri's A Strange and Sublime Address and Afternoon Raag" , The Atlantic Literary Review, Vol. 16, No.2, April-June 2015, PP. 87-113
Sharma ,Devendra K., Dr. Pashupati Jha & Dr. Nagendra Kumar, "The Politics of Language: Decolonization of Indian English", MIT International Journal of English Language and Literature, Techmind Research Society, Canada,Vol.2, No.1, January 2015, PP. 11-16
Yadav ,Santosh Kumar, Dr. Sanjit Kumar Mishra & Dr. Nagendra Kumar, " RISE OF NATIONALISM IN BANKIMCHANDRA’S ANANDAMATH, International Research Journal of Humanities, Engineering & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vol-2/Issue-8, 2014, PP. 17-19
Manu, D. Ila Gupta, Dr. Nagendra Kumar, "The Application of Lotus Motif According to Shadhanga of Indian Art: Case Study of Fatehpur Sikri", American International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, June-August 2014
Issue 9 Volume 4 , PP. 302-307
Kumar, Nagendra and Devendra Kumar Sharma “The White Tiger: A Sociopragmatic Response”, Journal of English Language and Literature, Vol.1, No.2 , 2014, 1-4
Mishra, Sanjit, Nagendra Kumar & Santosh Kr. Yadav “ Marginalization of Women in Mughal Period”, Paripreksya: A Research Journal of New Thoughts,
Vol.VII, 2013, 53-57
Mishra, Sanjit, & Nagendra Kumar, “Interrogating the Normal: An Analysis of Mahesh Dattani’s Plays”, Abhivyakti: A Research Journal, Vol. III, No. 01, 2011, 37-42
Mishra, Sanjit, & Nagendra Kumar, “ Voices of protest: An Evaluation of Kamala Das and Namita Gokhale”, Anushilana: research Journal of Indian Cultural, Social & Philosophical Stream, Vol. XXXIII, 2011, 25-30.
Mishra, Sanjit, & Nagendra Kumar, “Cross Cultural Fertilization -The Influence of Modernism on Indian Poetry in English”, Language in India, Vol.11, (May) 2011, 450-459.
Mishra, Sanjit, Nagendra Kumar “Influence of English Modernists on Nissim Ezekiel’s Poetry”, The Criterion: An International Journal in English, Vol.2, No. 1, (April)2011, 1-5
Mishra, Sanjit, & Nagendra Kumar, ‘Corruption as a Theme in Contemporary Indian fiction”, The Atlantic Literary Review, Vol. 12, No. 3(July-September) 2011), 90-98
Kumar, Nagendra, & Jaipaul, Y.“Multiplicity of Selves: A Study of Select Short Stories of Chitra Banerjee Diwakaruni”, Critical Paradigm, Vol.1 No.1(July)2011, 87-90
Mishra, Sanjit & Nagendra Kumar, Shaking the Roots of Western Science in Amitav Ghosh’s The Calcutta Chromosome, Asiatic, vol.5, Number 1,( June) 2011, 78-85
Kumar, Anurag & Nagendra Kumar, “Images of women in Hindi Dalit and African American Literature: A Cross Cultural Study”, The IUP Journal of English Studies, Vol.V No. 4,( December) 2010, 66-74
Kumar, Nagendra & Anurag Kumar “Gloria Naylor’s Mama Day: A Cultural Study”,
, Vol. 09 No. 2, (September) 2010, 39-,44
Kumar, Nagendra & Anurag Kumar , “Rewriting the Canon: Gloria Naylor’s Mama Day as the Revision of The Tempest”, The ICFAI Journal of American Literature, Vol.II, Nos. 3&4, 30-35, 2009.
Kumar, Nagendra & Anurag Kumar, “Colonial Consciousness in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart”, The Journal of Research Studies, Vol.4, No. 09, 2009, 26-34
Kumar, Nagendra & Smita Jha, “Chinua Achebe’s A Man of the People: A Critique”
Cyber Lerature, Vols. XIX & XX (Nos. I & II), 2007, 75-84.
Kumar, Nagendra & Pashupati Jha, “Confession and Creation: The Poetry of Nissim Ezekiel”, Reflections, Vol. VI (Nos 1&2), 2007, 15-29.
Kumar, Nagendra, “Soft Skills Development and Organizational Effectiveness”,
The ICFAI Journal of Soft Skills, vol.1, no. 3, 2007, 50-58.
Kumar, Nagendra ,“Things Fall Apart: An Attempt at Reconstructing African Identity”,
Kumar, Nagendra, “Ardashir Vakil,s Beach Boy: A Study in Identity Crisis”,The Indian Journal of English Studies, Vol.XLIII, 2005, 99-104
Kumar, Nagendra, “Multi-Culturalism and the Quest for Identity: Bharati Mukherjee’s Jasmine”, Readings, Vol.2 Nos. 1&2, 2004, 48-60.
Rastogi, Renu & Nagendra Kumar, “Restructuring of Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum in Technical Education: A Global Perspective”, The Indian Journal of Technical Education, Vol. 27 (No.1), 2004, 102-105.
Kumar, Nagendra, “Bharati Mukherjee : A Passage from Naipaul to Malamud”,
, Vol. 1(Nos 1&2), 2002, 113-20.
Kumar, Nagendra, “Fictionalising History: Bharati Mukherjee’s The Holder of the World”, Re-Markings, vol.1 (2), 2002, 66-73.
Kumar, Nagendra, “From Self-negation to Self-assertion: Dimple in Bharati Mukherjee’s Wife”, Arunachal University Research Journal, Vol. 3(1), 2000, 35-42.
Kumar, Nagendra, “The Desert in the Making: A Review” VKS Journal of English Studies, 1998, 82-84.
Kumar, Nagendra, “Cross-cultural Conflict in Bharati Mukherjee’s Jasmine”,
Rajsthan University Studies in English, Vol. 24, 1996, 47-53.
Papers Published in Conference Proceedings:
Kumar, Nagendra, ‘Challenges of Cross cultural Communication”, ICSSH 2009, Proceedings of the International Conference on Social Science and Humanities, Singapore, October 9-11, 2009, 440-444.
Kumar, Nagendra & Anurag Kumar “Communicating Across the Cultures: Issues and Strategies in Business Communication, in Pramod verma et al eds. Human Resource Management in the Context of Global Meltdown, New Delhi: Excel India Publishers, 2009, 57-67
Jaipaul, Y. and Nagendra Kumar, "The pangs of Alienation and Assimilation in Jhumpa lahiri's Short Stories", in Binod Mishra and Prashant Mishra, eds, Lotus Wine, Adhyayan Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi, 2015, 141-148.
Kumar, Nagendra and Anurag Kumar, ‘Perception of the Self: A Study of Bapsi Sidhwa’s The Pakistani Bride”, in Binod Mishra and Kalpana Purohit, eds. Cabbages on the Bloom, New Delhi: Adhyayan Publishers and Distributors, 2012, 229-237.
Kumar, Anurag & Nagendra Kumar, “Maternal Bonds: The Celebration of Black Motherhood in Gloria Naylor’s The Women of Brewster Place and Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye”, Glimpses of Comparative Literature. Edited by R. P. Pradhan. Atlantic Publications, 2011, 43-52.
Kumar, Nagendra, “Interrogating Canadian Multiculturalism: Bharati Mukherjee’s The World According to Hsu”, in R P Pradhan, ed, Contemporary English Literature, Atlantic Publishers and Distributors; New Delhi, 2009, 65-73.
Kumar, Nagendra , The Sun Behind the Clouds: A Novel of Colonial Encounter in S.M. Ali, ed, Stars Behind the Clouds: Unexplored Indian Writers in English, Vol.2, Surabhi Publications, Jaipur, 2005,164-175
Kumar, Nagendra, “Eugene O’Neill’s The Hairy Ape: A Symbolic Representation of Modern Man’s Predicament”, in V.K. Maheshwari, ed, Eugene O’Neill: A Critical Spectrum, National Publishing House, New Delhi, 2005, 111-119.
Jha, Pashupati & Nagendra Kumar, Looking Back in Anger: Shashi Deshpande’s That Long Silence, in M.K. Pandey, ed, Writing the Female: Akedemi Awarded Novels in English, Sarup and Sons, New Delhi, 2004, 149-159.
Kumar, Nagendra , “Ice-Candy-Man: The Dehumanizing Effects of Communalism”in Rashmi Gaur, ed, Bapsi Sidhwa’s Ice-Candy-Man: A Reader’s Companion,New Delhi; Asia Book Club, 2003, 186-196
Jha, Pashupati & Nagendra Kumar, “The Narrative Techniques in Bapsi Sidhwa’s Ice-Candy-Man” in Rashmi Gaur, ed, Bapsi Sidhwa’s Ice-Candy-Man: A Reader’s Companion,New Delhi; Asia Book Club, 2003, 210-218.
Jha, Pashupati & Nagendra Kumar, “Synthesis is the Key: A Study of Shadow from Ladakh” in M.K.Pandey ,ed, Akademi Awarded Novels in English: Millennium Responses, New Delhi; Sarup & Sons, 2003,87-94.
Jha, Pashupati & Nagendra Kumar, “Misfortune of the Marginal in V. S Naipaul”in Amar Nath Prasad, ed, Critical Response to V.S. Naipaul and Mulk Raj Anand, New Delhi; Sarup & Sons , 2003, 21-30.
Kumar, Nagendra , “Refashioning the Self in Bharati Mukherjee” in Amarnath Prasad, ed., Indian Novelists in English, New Delhi; Sarup & Sons, 2000, 184-89.