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Dr. Dhananjay Tripathi

Designation: Assistant Professor
HOD

Email :

Mobile : +918759136879

Contact Address :

Faculty Room 2,
Academic Block,
NIT Sikkim


Experience

6 Years

Teachings

HS11101 - ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
HS12001 - HUMAN VALUES AND EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION
HS31101 - RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
HS31102- LITERARY THEORY-I
HS31104- GENDER AND LITERATURE
HS31105- DOING GENDER AND WHY DOES IT MATTER?

Education

D.Phil. from Department of English and Modern European Languages, University of Allahabad, 2013. D.Phil Dissertation Title: The Major Novels of R.K. Narayan: A Phenomenological Approach.
M.A. from Department of English and ModernEuropean Languages, University of Allahabad, 2006.
B.A.BPG College, DDU Gorakhpur University, 2004.
Intermediate from M.P. Board in 2001.
High School from M.P. Board in 1999.

Areas of Interest

Twentieth Century Fiction,
Indian Writing in English,
Literary Criticism,
Myth and Religious retelling.

Publications & Extras


BOOKS:


  • Tripathi, Dhananjay. R.K. Narayan: Phenomenology and Consciousness. Germany: Scholars’ Press, Oct. 2013.   (ISBN 9783639518719)


BOOK CHAPTERS:


  • Sarmah, A., Saikia, B., & Tripathi, D. (2020). “Micro Small & Medium Enterprises as a Strategy for Women Entrepreneurship: An Empirical Analysis of Kamrup-Metro District of Assam”. In Gender and Development: A Global Perspective, (Eds.) Dinesh Das, Pg. 143-148. New Delhi (India): Mittal Publications, (ISBN 81-8324-965-5).
  • Sarmah, A., Saikia, B., & Tripathi, D. (2020). “Employment Creation & Growth Constraints of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Kamrup-Metro District of Assam: An Empirical Analysis”. In Rural Development in India-Challenges and the Tasks Ahead, (Eds.) BedabratSaikia&Shrinibas Jena, Pg. 129-156. Guwahati (India): EBH Publishers, (ISBN 978-93-88881-29-6).
  • “Tripathi, Dhananjay. Mishra, Richa. (2014) “Reflection of Social Changes and Literary Tastes in CinematicAppropriation of SharatChandr’sDevdas in Bollywood”. Literature and Cinema: Appropriation, Adaptation, Adulteration, Eds. Sri Krishan Rai &Anugamini Rai. Germany: Lambert Publication House, (ISBN 9783848426034).
  • Tripathi, Dhananjay. (2013) “Reflection of the Third Space in the Novels of R.K. Narayan”. A Critical Study of the Fictional World of R.K. Narayan, Eds. Aman Rana. Pg 102-197. New Delhi, Atlantic Books, (ISBN 9788126918072).

JOURNAL ARTICLES:

  • Rai, Laxmi and Tripathi, Dhananjay. (2022) “From Text to Film: A Comparative Study of Macbeth and Maqbool”. Cogito- Multidisciplinary Research Journal (Scopus), Vol. XIV, No. 1: 135-153.
  • Mishra, R., & Tripathi, D. (2022) “Decoding Gerard Gennette’s Narrative Codes in Mythical Retellings of Arun Kolatkar’s Sarpa Sutra and Girish Karnad’s Yayati”. (Web of Science), Accepted at Jordan Journal of Modern Languages and Literature (JJMLL).
  • Sarmah, A., Saikia, B., & Tripathi, D. “Does Entrepreneur’s Gender Matters for Entrepreneurial Motivation: Answers from Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) of Assam”. (Web of Science), Accepted at Special Issue on “Gender, Social Inclusion, and Entrepreneurship: Women’s Struggles in the Private and Public sector, meeting SDG-5” in Journal of International Women’s Studies (JIWS).
  • Chettri, B., and Tripathi, D.(2021) “Multicultural Perspectives: Study of the Female Characters in the Select Raj Novels”. Cogito - Multidisciplinary Research Journal (Scopus), Vol. XIII, No. 1: 84-97.
  • Chettri, B., and Tripathi, D. (2021) “Envisioning Multiculturalism in Lakshmi Raj Sharma's The Tailor's Needle” Literary Voice (Web of Science), Vol.1, No.13, 2021:138-142. 
  • Sarmah, A.Saikia, B. and Tripathi, D. (2021), “Can unemployment be answered by Micro Small and Medium Enterprises? Evidences from Assam”, Indian Growth and Development Review (Web of Science and Scopus), Vol. 14 No. 2, pp. 199-222.  
  • Tripathi, D., and Chettri, B. (2020) “Humour and anticolonial discourse in the early novels of R.K. Narayan”. Agathos: An International Review of the Humanities and Social Sciences (Web of Science), Volume 11, Issue 2 (21), 2020:151-160.
  • Chettri, B., and Tripathi, D.(2019) “Multiculturalism in Raj Novel: Rereading Paul Scott's The Jewel in the Crown” Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities (Web of Science and Scopus), Vol. 11, No. 2,1-19. (ISSN 0975-2935). 
  • Sarmah, A., Saikia, B., & Tripathi, D. (2019). “Business Success Factors of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs): Findings from Kamrup-Rural of Assam”. Advances in Economics and Business Management, Vol.6, No.5, pp. 418-424.
  • Tripathi, D., and Rai, L. (2018) "The Nepali Shamans, Unlettered Gift of Prophecy as Intermediaries between the Physical and Alternate Realities" Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 9, Issue: 4. (ISSN 09756795).  
  • Tripathi, Dhananjay and S.K. Rai. (2012) “The Cleft: An Argument for Men by a Feminist” Contemporary Discourse. Vol. 3. Pg 315-318. (ISSN 09763686).
  • Tripathi, Dhananjay and S.K. Rai(2009)“Phenomenological Approach to the Novels of R. K. Narayan” Indian Journal of Postcolonial Literatures, Kerala, India. Vol. pp 195-198. (ISSN 09747370).

PRESENTATIONS:

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

  • Rai, Laxmi., and Tripathi, Dhananjay.(2021) “Shakespeare’s Macbeth and Vishal Bhardwaj’s

Maqbool: A study of Evolving Consciousness”5th International Conference on Research in Humanities and Social Sciences, 17-19 December: Berlin, Germany, pp: 387-400.

  • Rai, Laxmi., and Tripathi, Dhananjay. (2021) “Tracing the Significance of the Prophecies of the Witches in Shakespeare’s “Macbeth and the Nepali Shamans in the Perspective of Folklore”4th International Conference on Research in Humanities & Social Sciences, 7-9 May: Milan, Italy, pp: 122-132. 
  • Rai, Lekha., and Tripathi, Dhananjay. (2021) “Redemption of the Naga Historical Consciousness: An Analysis of TemsulaAo’s These Hills Called Home – Stories from a War Zone” 4th International Conference on Research in Humanities & Social Sciences, 7-9 May: Milan, Italy, pp: 133-141. 
  • Chettri, Bhaskar., andTripathi, Dhananjay. (2018) “From Imperialism to Multiculturalism: A Study of Paul Scott’s The Jewel in The Crown” International Conference on Cultural Studies’18 March 16-17, DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center), Turkey. pp:59-65. 
  • Tripathi Dhananjay. (2016) “Humour as a Subliminal Strategy in R.K. Narayan’s Anticolonial Discourse” at the InternationalConferenceon Humour organized by Inter-disciplinary.Net at Mansfield College, University of Oxford, Oxford, London during 2-4 June 2016.

INVITED TALKS AND OTHER OUTREACH ACTIVITIES:

  • Chaired a session in a Two-Day National Interdisciplinary Seminar on “Rethinking Social Exclusion: Issues and Perspective” organized by the Department of English, Sikkim University in collaboration with the Indian Council of Social science research- North Eastern Regional Centre (NERC) on 15-16 November 2021.
  • Delivered an invited talk on “Research Methods in Literature and Culture” during a Workshop on Research Methodology organized by the Department of English, SRM University Gangtok during 9-13 August 2021. 
  • Worked as a ‘Faculty from the Collaborating NIT’ in the First Pan-NIT Humanities and Social Sciences Research Conclave (HSSRC) organized by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology, Warangal in collaboration with 14 other NITs during 8-10 January 2021.
  • Worked as a ‘Member of External Advisory Committee’ in the First Pan-NIT Humanities and Social Sciences Research Conclave (HSSRC) organized by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology, Warangal in collaboration with 14 other NITs during 8-10 January 2021.
  • Chairperson for Paper presentation Session 07: Literature on 10th January 2021, in the International Conference titled “Exploring Collaborative Research Opportunities in Humanities and Social Sciences- Beyond Boundaries” during 9-10 January 2021 held as a part of First Pan-NIT Humanities and Social Sciences Research Conclave (HSSRC) organized by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology, Warangal in collaboration with 14 other NITs during 8-10 January 2021.
  • Delivered an invited talk on “ICT in Classroom Teaching: Contemporary Trends and Challenges” on 31st August 2020 in TEQIP III sponsored five-day FDP on “Recent Pedagogy and ICT Tools in Teaching and Research” jointly organized by Department of HSS NIT Uttarakhand and Department of HSS, IIT Roorkee.

 

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS:

COMPLETED PROJECTS:  

  • ICSSR funded research project entitled, “The Occult Tradition of Shamanism in Sikkim: A Study of its Core Belief and Tribal Nature” Project fund Two Lakhs Only. 

WORKSHOPS -FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRMMES ORGANIZED:

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRMMES:

  • Convened One Week FDP on Entrepreneurship Development: Challenges and Opportunities” from 23rd-27th March 2021 sponsored by TEQIP III.
  • Convened One Week FDP on “Strategies in Modern Pedagogy during” 16th-20th February 2021 sponsored by AICTE, New Delhi. 

WORKSHOPS:

  • Convened One Week workshop on “Building Proficiency in Academic Writing” during 29th Sept – 03rdOct. 2020 sponsored by TEQIP III.
  • Convened One Week workshop on “Workshop on Data Mining & Business Analytics” during 16th -20th Nov. 2016 Sponsored by IISC Hyderabad and NIT Sikkim.

 PHD SUPERVISION:

Sl.No.

Title of the Dissertation/Thesis

Students’ Name

Status

Sole/Joint 

1.

Cinematic Adaptations of Shakespeare’s Tragedies in Hollywood and Bollywood.

Mrs. Laxmi Rai

Ongoing

Sole 

3.

Multiculturalism in Select Raj Novels

Mr. Bhaskar Chettri

Ongoing

Sole 

 

3.

An Analysis of Crude Oil Price and Economic Growth in India.

Miss. Ankita Sarmah

Ongoing

Co-Supervisor

 

4. 

Masculinity Studies 

Miss Sanjana Chakraborty

Ongoing

Sole

LABORATORY ESTABLISHED:

  • Established the Digital Language Laboratory in the Dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences, NIT Sikkim in 2020.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completed a course on The Puranas, Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies, Oxford University, UK. 2019
  • Completed a course on Mahabharata & Ramayana, Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies, Oxford University, UK. 2019
  • Completed a course on Hinduism: History, Text, Philosophy, Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies, Oxford University, UK. 2018
  • Completed PGCTE from English and Foreign Languages University Hyderabad, 2014. 
  • Qualified UGC National Educational Test (UGC NET) qualified June 2012.
  • Qualified Uttarakhand State Eligibility Test (USET) qualified July 2012.
  • Qualified North-East Region State Eligibility Test (NESET) qualified September 2012.
  • Qualified Rajasthan State Eligibility Test (RSET) qualified August 2012.

COURSES DEVELOPED:


Undergraduate Course:


  • Undergraduate course–Professional Communicationintroduces students to the basics of Communication and related notions.
  • Undergraduate course–English Language & Compositionintroducesstudents to the basics of English language.
  • Undergraduate course – English Language & LiteratureA beginners’ course on English Literature and Language 
  • Undergraduate course –Human Values and Effective Communicationintroduces students to the basic theories of human values and effective communication strategies.

Postgraduate Course:


  • Post-graduate course – Literary Theory IAn introductory course in literarycriticism.
  • Post-graduate course – Literary Theory IIIntroduces the students to the major modern notions and theories of literary criticism.
  • Post-graduate course – Religion, Myths And Their Retelling In English Literature: Introductory course on Religion, Myths And Their Retelling.
  • Post-graduate course – Technical WritingIntroduces the students to the various methods of writing thesis/ dissertation and basics of preparation of bibliography stylesheets. 

COUNTRY VISITED:

The UK