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Dr. Prasanta Kumar Panda
Professor
Department of Humanistic Studies, IIT (BHU)
panpanda.hss@iitbhu.ac.in
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Area of Interest: 
Literary Theory, Professional Communication, Technical Writing and Creative Writing

PAPERS IN NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS (2007-17)

  1. “A Study of Stereotypes in the Novels of Alice Walker”, National Seminar on Shifting Paradigms in American Fiction, D. A. V. College, Kanpur, Feb. 2007.
  2. “New Directions for Technical Communication: demand to improve technology and management” 7th Feb 2009. National Seminar on Industry Institute Partnership; Bridging the Gap, Faculty of Management Sciences, BHU, Varanasi.
  3. 4th International Writers’ Festival-India organized by Kafla Inter-Continental, International Writer’s Club and Panjabi Sahit Sabha,  Ambala, Nov.2008.
  4. “Reading and Writing as a Process of Relation Building Across the boundatries in the Millennium”. 5th International Writers’ Festival-India, organized by Kafla Inter-Continental, Writer’s Club International and India Inter-Continental Cultural Association 14-15th. Nov. 2009. Maharsi Arvind Institute of Science and Management, Jaipur.
  5. “Textual Politics: Changing Paradigms of Reading Fiction in Twenty First Century”. International Seminar the Novel in the Twenty-First Century: Text and Context, 29th Nov. to 1st Dec. 2009. University of Allahabad, Allahabad.
  6. “English Literature, Academic Culture and the Political Purpose of Literary Theory in Twenty first Century”, Theory at Work: Text History and Culture, 9th to 11th Nov. 2010, Dept. of English, BHU, Varanasi.
  7. “Culture, Literature and the Political Purpose of Literary Theory in the Era of Globalization”. 19-20th March, 2010. Mahila Mahavidyalaya, BHU, Varanasi.
  8.  “Textualizing the Body, Deconstructing Female Body in the Novels of Alice Walker”. Gender issues: Changing Paradigms as Reflected in English Literature, 13-14th Nov. 2010, Hamidia Girls’ Degree College, Allahabad University, Allahabad.
  9. “Love as a Political Discourse on Manifestation of Emotion”. National Seminar on “Treatment of Love in Literature”, College English Teachers’ Association C. C. S. University, 11-12th Feb. 1012, Konaharlal PG Girls College, Meerut.
  10. An Analysis of Pitfalls in Professional Communication Courses in Engineering Institutions in India: National Conference on Professionalization of Education: problems and Opportunities in India. 24-25 March 2015, Organized by faculty of Arts BHU, Varanasi.
  11. Key speaker in International Seminar on Claiming the Difference: Literatures and Cultures. Mizoram University. Mizoram. 26th to 28th Oct 2016. “Rethinking English Literary Studies in Academic Context: from Artistic Appreciation to Appropriation of Theories”
  12. 11th. International Writers’ Festival-India (An International Conference of Poets, Writers & Scholars) October, 14-15, 2016 at Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur. Rajasthan. India. Delivered a talk: “Rethinking Literary Studies”
Publications:

 Papers in Journals

  1. "Strategies of Inteertextuality in Alice Walker’s The Temple of My Familiar" New Quest. Vol. 124.1997.
  2. "Rereading Religion in the Novels of Alice Walker". Points of view. Vol.VI. No.2. Winter.1999.
  3. "Beyond the Freeze-Frame: A conceptual Framework of John Barth’s ‘On with the Story’" Points of View. Vol. VII. No.2. 2001.
  4. “Emotive Value of Professional Communication and the Role of Emotional Intelligence in Management”. Management Ideas. Vol.  No. 2007.
  5. “Technical Communication for the Target Community”. Vol. No. Management Ideas. 2007.
  6. “Writing and Reading as a Process of Relation Building Across the Boundaries in the Millennium”. Kafla Inter-continental. Jan-April. 2010.
  7. “Textualizing the Body: Deconstructing Female Characters in the Novels of Alice Walker”, Vol.2 No.1, Labyrinth, 2011.
  8. “English Literature, Academic Culture and the Political Purpose of Literary Theory in Twenty first Century”. Kafla Inter-Continental. Jan-April. 2011.
  9. “Love as a Political/Theoretical Discourse: a Rereading in Twenty First Century Literary/Critical Consideration”. Kafla Inter-Continental. Jan-April.2014.
  10. “Use of Emotional Intelligence in Management: Emotive Evaluation of Professional Communication and Efficiency”. Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science. Vol. 1 No.1 2014.
  11. “Maintaining Honesty in Academia: Why and How to Avoid the Temptation of Plagiarism”, Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Sciences. Vol-III No. II. Dec. 2016.
  12. “Rethinking English Literary Studies in Academic Context: from Artistic Appreciation to Appropriation of Theories.” Journal of the Odisha Association of English Studies. Vol-7 Issue-1. 2017.

Papers in Books

  1. Beyond the Freeze Frame: A Conceptual Framework of John Barth’s "On with the Story ". In Contemporary Criticism: Theory and Practice. Ed. NDR Chandra. Delhi. 2005.
  2. An Analysis of Pitfalls in Professional Communication Courses in Engineering Institutions in India, Professionalization of Education, ed. O N. Singh. Bharti Publication. New Delhi. 2015.
  3. Rethinking English literary Studies in Academic Context: From Artistic Appreciation to Appropriation of Theories, in Claiming the Differences: Identity in Literatures and Cultures. Ed. Sarangadhar Baral. Authors Press. New Delhi. 2018.

Book Reviews

  1. "Trespassing the Territory of Taboo in Alice Walker’s Possessing the Secret of Joy”. New Quest. Vol.129.1998.
  2. "Diverse Vistas of Life": A review of two volumes of poems by Niranjan Mohanty. The Scoria. Vol.3 No. June. 2001.
  3. Beyond Protest: A critical Examination of Contemporary African American Fiction by E. Raja Rao. Points of View. Vol. IX. NO.1. Summer. 2002.
  4. English for the Oil Industries: Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals, Garnet Pub. U.K (2007). in the Knowgenesis International Journal of Technical Communication. Vol.3 Issue1 March 2008.
  5. Global Village, a collection of poems by Biplab Majee, Mind Scape: Kolkotta in Vol. XVII No. Kafla Intercontinental. 2010.
  6. Slum flowers, A collection of poems by P Sreedharan. Kafla Intercontinental. Vol. XIX No.2.  Jan.-April 2012.
  7. India: The future is now by Sashi Thoroor. Wisdomtree. in Nuances Vol. 1 No. 1. 2015.
  8. Go set a Watchman by Harper Lee. Penguin Random House. in Nuances. Vol. 2 No. 1. 2016.
  9.  A Short Way to Short Stories. Azeez Jasim Mohammed and Fuad Abdul Muttaleb Ahad Publications, Hapur, New Delhi. in Nuances. Vol. 2 No. 1. 2016.
  10. Global Perspectives on Higher Education. Philip G. Altbach. Nuances. Vol. 3 No. 1. 2017.

 
Feature Articles

  1. "Poets on Poetry- Contradictory Keys". The Scoria. Vol. 3. No.7 Sept. 2001.
  2. "The Neo-Slaves in the Academic Arena of Orissa". The Scoria. Vol.4. No.1 Jan 2002.
  3. "Education Beyond Confounding Factors", University News. Vol. 44, No-45, November 06-12, 2006. .
  4. “Writing for the Technical Professions”. IATEFL VOICES, May-June, Issue No. 202. 2008.
  5. “From Free Speech to Fatwa and Beyond: Rushdie’s Journey to Imaginary Homeland” New Quest. Vol. 181-182, July-Dec. 2010.
  6. “An Account of Anti-aesthetics Working Against Indian Teachers. Kafla Intercontinental. Vol. XX. No. 1. 2013.

Membership of the editorial boards:
1. IOSR Journals of Humanities and Social Sciences
(International Organization of Scientific Research)

2. Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Sciences (ISSN: 2394-0123)
 
3. Editor-in- Chief: Nuances: A Journal of Humanistic Inquiry  (ISSN: 2395-0943)
 
4. In the advisory Board of  Platform: A Bi-Lingual Magazine Based on Literature and Culture​ (ISSN: 2347-5242)

Poems

Books

  1. Confused Confessions (1987).

Reviews published in:
Creative Forum (Vol.1 No. 2. June 1988)
Poetry Time    (Vol. XII1 No. 4. 1987)
 

  1. Blue Prints of Retrospection (2008).

Reviews published in:
Dialogue (Vol. 5 No. 2 Dec. 2009)
Illuminati (Vol. 1- 2010)
 
Poems in Anthologies          
1. The Fancy Realm (2011) p 158-159
2. The Poetic Bliss (2012) p. 235-36
3.  Happy Isle (2015) p.119

Poems Published in Journals

  1. "Teaching Fear”. Literary Half Yearly. Vol. XXXVI, No.1, Jan. 1995. p.15
  2. "You are Among Those Five". Literary Half Yearly. Vol. XXXVI, No. 2, July1995.p.12.
  3. "Ignoble Weakness". Poetry Time. Vol.X11, No.3 July-Sept. 1987.p.219
  4. "Birth". Poesies. Vol. XIII & XIV 1989. p.135..
  5. "Epilogue to Routine Pain" New Quest. No.98, 1993. p.124.
  6. "Farewell Flight and Garden of Tearful Offering”. New Quest. No.98, 1993. p.124.
  7. "Tilling Intellectual Rubbish". New Quest. No.104, Mar-April, 1994. p.86.
  8. "To The Children of a Pregnant Mother." New Quest. No.106, July-Aug. 1994. p.201.
  9. "Summary Life". New Quest. No.117, May-June, 1996. p.166.
  10. "Bread Butter and the Neighbors as Social Animals". New Quest. No. 117, May-June, 1996. p.166.
  11. "New People New Oration". New Quest No.119, Sept-Oct. 1996. p. 314.
  12. "Pirated Edition of a Heavenly Joke". New Quest No.119, Sept-Oct. 1996.p. 314.
  13. "The Poet’s Version". The Brown Critique. No 25-27 Jan-May1997.p.31
  14. "A Blueprint of Retrospection". The Brown Critique. No. 25-27 Jan-May 1997. p.332.
  15. "If the soul is Alive". Creative Forum. Vol. 1 No. 2. July 1988. p.65.
  16. “Knowing the Face of a Calendar". Creative Forum. Vol.1 No. 2. July 1988.                 
  17. "Tramp". Poetry Chronicle. Vol. 4 No. 1&2 Jan-April 1992. p.28.
  18. "Solitude". Poetry Chronicle. Vol. 4 No. 1&2 Jan-April 1992. p.28.
  19. Old art and sold Hearts" Bridge in the Making. April-June1994.p.27.
  20. "Incarnation of Hope". Young Poet. No.11, 1994. p.1.
  21. "The Portrait of a Mind". Poetry Today. Vol. 62 No. 1. 2000
  22. "Words of Love to Paint the Soul". Contemporary Review. Vol. 270 No. 1577. June 1997. p.291.
  23. "Between Two Emotions". Contemporary Review.  Vol. 270, No. 1578. July 1997. p.19.
  24. "Sighs and Syllables". Skylark. Vol. 73, 1992. p.29.
  25. "On a Nation Becoming Forty". Rock Pebbles. Vol. 2 No. 2. 1987. p. 22.
  26. "Between Memory and Oblivion". The Scoria. Vol. 62 No. 2001.p.45.
  27. "On Newsprint". The Journal of Poetry Society of India. Vol. 8 No. 1. Summer 1997. p.43.
  28. "Ego". Triveni. Vol. 62. No 1, Jan-March.1993. p.69.
  29. "Life”. Triveni. Vol. 62. No 1, Jan-March.1993. p.69.
  30. "Old Art and Sold Hearts”. Explorer. Vol.10, No.1, July 2000.
  31. ”Gang Raped” Labyrinth. Vol. 1 Issue. No. 2. September 2010. p. 226.
  32. “Seminar”. Labyrinth. Vol. 1 Issue. No. 2. September 2010. p. 226.
  33. “An Aside for Editors”. Vol. No. 189-90, New Quest. Jan- June 2010. p. 79.
  34. “Secular Semblance”. Impressions. Vol. XI. Issue. 1. Jan. 2015.
  35. “Poets as Doctors”. Impressions. Vol. XI. Issue. 1. Jan. 2015.
  36. “For a Reasonable Departure”. Platform. Vol. 5 Issue.1. June 2016.
  37. For The Citizens of Special Ethical Zones. Platform Dec. 2016 (ISSN 2347-5242)
  38. “Next we may never meet”. Creation and Criticism Jan. 2017 (ISSN 2455-9687)
  39. “Design for a dream’. Creation and Criticism Jan. 2017 (ISSN 2455-9687)
  40. “For a smiling relation”. Creation and Criticism Jan. 2017 (ISSN 2455-9687)
  41. “Inspiring Scarecrow”. Creation and Criticism Jan. 2017 (ISSN 2455-9687)
  42. “Life in Animation”. Creation and Criticism Jan. 2017 (ISSN 2455-9687)
  43. “Poetic Prejudice”. Journal of the Odisha Association of English Studies. Vol-7 Issue-1. 2017.
  44. “A Story for the Record”. Impressions. Vol. XI Issue 1. Jan. 2017
  45. “Poetic Prejudice”. Journal of the Odisha Association of English Studies. Vol-7 Issue-1. 2017.
  46.  “Ground Beneath Killing Fields of Our Minds”. Journal of the Odisha Association of English Studies. Vol-8 Issue-1. 2018.
  47.  “A Short Story for History”. Platform. Vol. 5 Issue.1. June 2018.(ISSN 2347-5242)
  48.  “For My Dogeared Emotions” Platform. Vol. 5 Issue.2. Dec. 2018.(ISSN 2347-5242)

Short Term Courses and Workshops Conducted as a Coordinator:
1. Workshop on Academic Writing for the Research Scholars in June 2007.
2. Workshop on Academic Writing for the Research Scholars in Dec 2007.
3. STC on Technical Communication for the Faculty of Science and Tech. April. 2009.
4. Workshop on Academic Writing for the Research Scholars in Jan. 15-19, 2019.

 

COURSES TAUGHT

Technical Writing (B. Tech.)                                       2002-2007
Human Values (B. Tech.)                                           2003-2005

COURSES DESIGNED AND TAUGHT

Professional Communication (B. Tech.)                   2008- 2013
Basic English (B. Tech.)                                           2014- 2016
Literary Theory in Practice (Ph D in English)           2015-
Writing in the Literary Genre(Ph D in English)         2015-
Academic Writing for Science and Technology        2016-
Elements of Literature (B. Tech.)                             2017-

1. Faculty of Management Sciences, BHU, Varanasi. 2007.
2. Faculty of Management Sciences, BHU, Varanasi. 2008.
3. Academic Staff College, BHU, Varanasi. 2010.
4. Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, BHU, Varanasi.2011
5..Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, BHU, Varanasi.2011
6. Faculty of Management Sciences, BHU, Varanasi. 2015.
7. Dept. of English, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Oct. 2016.
8. Dept. of English, Mizoram University, Aizawl. Oct. 2016.
9. Dept. of English, Berhampur University. Feb. 2017.
10. Mahila Mahavidyalaya. BHU. Varanasi. March 2017.
11. Indian Institute of Technology(ISM) Dahanbad. Sept. 2018
 

Honoured with “Sahitya Shree” on the occasion of 12th International Writers Festival in Indore on 25th. Oct. 2018.