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DR. ROSY SINHA

Assistant Professor
Department of English
e-mail: rosysinha2009@gmail.com

Dr. Rosy Sinha is an Assistant Professor in English, teaching at ARSD College since 2015. She completed her Ph.D. from Magadh University, Bodhgaya in the year 2005, her thesis entitled, 'Crisis of Identity: A Critical Exploration of the Major Novels of V.S. Naipaul'. Her area of specialisation is Diasporic Literature. She has taught Indian Classical Literature, British Poetry and Drama, Postcolonial Literature, Indian Writing in English Translation and many GE papers like Women and Empowerment, Media and Communication etc. She has taught William Shakespeare in British Literature Kalidasa and Sudraka in Indian Classical Literature to English Hons, students, and has published papers on topics closely associated with her research like Rootlessness in V.S. Naipaul's works, Exploration of Self, Agony of Repatriation etc. Her article on 'Partitioned Selves' was published in the journal 'Cafe Dissensus'. She has tutored M.A. students. She has actively contributed to the corporate life of the College. She has worked as member in various committees and societies like 'NIMBUS' the English Debating Society, the Cultural Society of the College, the Newsletter (Synergy) Committee, Discipline Committee etc. She has been Master of Ceremony during College events like Annual Day and Prize Distribution Ceremony, Orientation Day, Founders' Day etc.

Educational Qualification

Degree

Institution

Year

Ph.D.

Magadh University, BodhGaya

2005

M.A.

Vinoba Bhave University

1994

B.A. (Hons.)

Ranchi University

1991

Intermediate

Education Council, Patna

1986

10th (S.S.C.)

Maharashtra State Board

1984

Career Profile

Teaching Experience: 12 years (Approx.)

COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY

YEAR

TENURE

NATURE

Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College, University of Delhi

2015 Onward

 

Senior Assistant Professor (Permanent)

Maharaja Agrasen College, University of Delhi

2007-2014

7 years

Ad-hoc, Assistant Professor

R.L.A. College (Eve.), University of Delhi

2006-07

4 months

Ad-hoc Lecturer

I.G.N.O.U.

2006 Onward

8 years

Counsellor/ Evaluator

N.C.W.E.B, University of Delhi

2010-2015

5 years

Lecturer

Areas of Specialization / Interest

  • Diasporic Literature and Post-colonial Literature
  • Indian Classical Literature 
  • British Literature

Subjects Taught

  • Indian Classical Literature
  • British Poetry and Drama (14th-17th Century)
  • Victorian Literature
  • Post-colonial Literature
  • Indian Writing in English Translation
  • World Literature
  • Media and Communication Skills
  • Women and Empowerment
  • Technical Writing
  • Business Communication
  • AECC English A
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Academic Writing and Comprehension
  • English Language through Literature
  • Translation Studies
  • Detective Fiction
  • English Language through Literature
  • Literature in Social Spaces

 

Publications Profile

  • Published a paper jointly with Dr. Kamayani Kumar on the topic “Partitioning the Nation – No Child’s Play” in METZET Journal, a UGC Care approved Group II Journal, ISSN No. 2061-2710, Volume 9, Issue 1, January 2024.
  • Published a paper titled “Celebration of Nature in Ancient Literature: Nature as praxis in Kalidasa’s Abhijnanasakuntalam and Atikal’s The Book of Vanci” in The Research Post and International Bi-annual Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Special Issue Trees and Literature: Varied Paradigms, Volume 6, No. 1, January-June 2023, Pp. 65-76, ISSN No. 2229-676X.  
  • Edited journal with Dr. Prerana Sinha and Dr. Nandini C. Sen, The Research Post, a Bi-annual Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Special Issue Trees and Literature: Varied Paradigms, Volume 6, No. 1, January-June 2023.
  • Published a paper on “Swami Vivekananda: The Making of a Visionary” in Third Concept: International Journal of Ideas (A UGC-CARE Listed) (September 2021).
  • Article entitled ‘Partitioned Selves' in Café Dissensus, ISSN 2373-177X ‘https://cafedissensus.com/2018/12/28/contents-revisiting-the-partition-of-india-1947-issue-48/
  • Article entitled 'Need to Promote Childrens' Literature' in Absurd (International Referred 'English Literature' Quarterly Researched Journal), Issue 9-10, 2015
  • Article on "Lack of Cultural Roots in V.S. Naipaul's Novels," in IJELLH(International Journal of English Language, Literature and Humanities), Volume III, Issue III, May 2015. ISSN 2321-7065.
  • Article on "Exploration of Self in V.S. Naipaul's Novels" in Arya: A research Journal, Volume V, March 2015- May 2015. ISSn 2348-876X
  • Article on "The Agony of Repatriation through the writings of Naipaul" in Pariprekshya, A Research Journal of new thoughts (Volume VIII), ISSN 2278-0602 (2013).
  • Article on "Women in Indian Society" in Safali Journal of Social Research (Volume II), ISSN 2321- 2292 (April - June 2013).
  • Article on "Exploration of Self in V.S. Naipaul's Work" in Manaviki, A journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (Volume III), ISSN 0975- 7880 (July- December 2011).
Conference Participation / Presentations

  • Presented a paper titled, “Filming a Line of Control” at The Partition of India and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar- A Two Day National Seminar organized by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre (22-23 February 2023).
  • Presented a paper titled, “Women Rights as reflected in the writings of Indian Women” at the International Conference on Human Rights- National and International Issues and Challenges organized by Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi at Dr.Ambedkar International Centre (22-23 February 2020).
  • Paper on "Digitization-A catalyst for enhancing Women Education in India" at International Conference on Bhartiya Women: Past, Present and Future at Convention Centre, NDMC, Delhi (23-24 February, 2019). 
  • Paper on "Women Empowerment- A Pre-requisite for achieving sustainable development goals" at International Conference on Sustainable Development and the World Economy, Janki Devi Memorial College, University of Delhi (4-5 February, 2019).
  • Paper on "Violence and Literature: Reflections in the Diasporic Writings" in a National Seminar on Literature on/of Violence, Ram Lal Anand College (Eve.), University of Delhi (15 February 2012).
  • Organization of International Conference on "De- territorializing Diversities: Cultures, Literatures & Languages of the Indigenous (Comprehending Fluidity of Cultural Borders)" organised at Maharaja Agrasen College in collaboration with IGNCA, FORTELL & Department of English, University of Delhi (6 - 7 February 2013).

 

Administrative Assignments

 

POSITIONS HELD IN DIFFERENT COMMITTEES AND SOCIETIES (COLLEGE)

  • Member, Attendance Committee
  • Member, Cultural Society
  • In-charge, Department of English Association
  • Member, Girls Common Room
  • Member, Annual Day and Prize Distribution Committee
  • Member, Orientation Day Committee
  • Member, Founders’ Day Committee
  • Member, Alumni Meet
  • Member, English Newsletter (Synergy)
  • Member, NIRF Committee
  • Member, NIMBUS, English Debating Society
  • Member, Synergy-English Newsletter
  • Member, Admission Committee B.A (Programme) 
  • Member, Admission Committee B.A. (Honors) English
  • Member, Popular Lecture Series

 

 

Other Activities

Association With Professional Bodies: Member, Fortell- A Journal of Teaching English Language and Literature
  • Member, Paper-Setting/Moderation Board in the Department of English.

WORKSHOPS/ CONFERENCES/ FDP:

  • PMMMNMTT (Ministry of Education, Government of India) Two Week Online Interdisciplinary Refresher Course on “Indian Folk Traditions: A Tapestry of Diversity” from 25th October - 8th November 2023, organized by ARSD College in collaboration with TLC, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi.
  • PMMMNMTT (Ministry of Education, Government of India) One Week Online Faculty Development Programme on “WE TOO WERE THERE: Recapitulating the Role of Women in India’s Freedom Struggle” organised by Ram Lal Anand College, University of Delhi, Delhi in collaboration with Mahatma Hansraj faculty Development Centre, Hansraj College, University of Delhi (8-14 July 2022).
  • FDP on Teacher, Teaching and Teaching Education, Mata Sundari College for Women (October, 2020)
  • FDP on Various Aspects of Cinema Studies, Hansraj College (September, 2020)
  • FDP on Research Methodology; Tools and Techniques, ARSD College and Ramanujan College (June, 2020)
  • FDP on Entrepreneurship, Motivation and Leadership, ARSD College and NIESBUD (December, 2018)
  • FDP on Sustainable Development, ARSD College (October, 2018)
  • FDP on teaching Crime Fiction; Texts and Methodologies, Department of English, ARSD College (October 2017)
  • FDP, Soft Skills, Department of English, Sri Guru Nanak Dev Khalsa College, University of Delhi (August 2017)
  • Conference, Mahabharata, Department of English, University of Delhi, South Campus (April 2017)
  • Workshop on ‘Cultural Diversity in India', Institute of Life-Long Learning, University of Delhi (February 2010)
  • Workshop on ‘Role of Audio-Visuals in Language teaching', British Council Library (2005)
  • Workshop on ‘Creating a Material and Resource Bank', British Council Library (2005)
  • Workshop on ‘Use of Videos in language teaching', British Council Library (2005)
  • Workshop on ‘75 hours Comprehensive Teachers Training', British Council Library (2005)

PROFESSIONAL COURSES:

  • Refresher Course in Cinema, Society and Education, ARSD College and Ramanujan College (06 April 2021 to 19 April 2021).
  • Orientation Programme at UGC Human Resource Development Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia (27 April 2016 to 25 May 2016).
  • Refresher Course in Human Rights and Social Inclusion, Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi (14 Nov - 03 Dec 2011).

POSITIONS HELD IN DIFFERENT COMMITTEES AND SOCIETIES (COLLEGE):

  • Teacher-in Charge, Department of English  (August 2022 – March 2024)
  • In-charge, B.A (Programme) English (2021-2022)
  • In-charge, Department of English Association (2018-2019)
  • Master of Ceremony, Various College Events (2016 onwards)
  • Member, NIMBUS, English Debating Society (2020-2022)
  • Member, Synergy-English Newsletter (2018-2022)
  • Member, NIRF Committee (2017 onwards)
  • Member, Attendance Committee (2017-2019)
  • Member, Cultural Society (2018-2019)
  • Member, Girls Common Room (2018-2019)
  • Member, Discipline Committee (2018-2020)
  • Member, Fee Concession Committee (2015-2017)
  • Member, Annual Day and Prize Distribution Committee (2018-2019, 2021-2023)
  • Member, Orientation Day Committee (2017-2019, 2021-2023)
  • Member, Founders’ Day Committee (2018-2019, 2021-2023)
  • Member, Confluentia- Alumini Association (2021-2023)

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Member, Paper-Setting/Moderation Board in the Department of English (2018, 2020, 2022, 2024).