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Dr. Hem Raj Bansal Assistant Professor (English) Department of English & European Languages School of Humanities and Languages. Central University of Himahcal Pradesh Dharamshala, India Mail ID: [email protected] Phone: 09418141564
Educational Qualifications Exam Passed PhD
M. Phil. 2007
Plus Two Matric
English English, Hindi, Pol. Science Eng.Hindi,Eco,Pol,Sci ence Eng., Hindi,Social Science,Science,Skt, Maths, Art English English
H.P.U.-Shimla; Topic- Protest, Reconstruction, Survival: A Study of Select Plays of Three Australian Aboriginal Dramatists HPU-Shimla Topic-Social and Political Satire in Select Plays of Vijay Tendulkar HPU-Shimla HPU-Shimla
Area of Interest
Modern Drama, Australian Literature, Immigrant and Diaspora Writings, Indo-Canadian Drama. Communication Skills Academic Writing Skills
Specialization Australian Aboriginal Drama Communication Skills in English Postcolonial Literature Academic Writing Member/Reviewer of Journals Review Editor Daath Voyage: An International Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies in English ISSN: 2455-7544
Got the Best Research Paper award at a National Conference on “Modern, Postmodern and Multi-Disciplinary Mapping of William Shakespeare” at JCDAV College Dasuya, Hoshiarpur on Nov. 6, 2015.
Library Fellowship awarded by The Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda from 5 th June to 4th, 2009.
Teaching Experience: (6 Years)
Taught under-graduate classes at IIT Roorkee as part of PhD programme from January 2008 to Sept. 2009. Served as Assistant Professor at Govt. College, Chowari, District-Chamba from 19th Sept. 2009 to 29th Nov. 2012. Presently working as Assistant Professor at Central University of Himachal Pradesh from 30 November 2012.
Membership of Learned Societies/ Professional Bodies:
Indian Association for the Study of Australia The Forum on Contemporary Theory
“Reconstruction of Culture and Identity in Jack Davis’ No Sugar” at an International Conference on “Re-Imagining Australia and India: Culture and Identity”, organized by Indian Association for the Study of Australia (IASA) at Kolkata from 22-01-2008 to 24-01-2008.
“Reconstruction of Past: A Study of Jack Davis’ Kullark” at an International Seminar on “Nation and Pluralism: Australia and India” organized jointly by Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla and Australia India Council on Sept. 11-12, 2008.
“Immigrant Experience in the Select Plays of Three Indo-Canadian Diasporic Dramatists” at Vadodara, Gujarat on 03-07-2009 in the Friday Scholars’ meeting.
“Assimilation, Resistance, Survival : a Study of Geoffrey Narkle’s King Hit” at an International Seminar on “History and Literature Narrations” organized by the Centre for Australian and New Zealand Studies, HPU Shimla in April. 3, 2012.
“A Sparrow cannot Live Happily in Others’ Nest: Protest in Jane Harrison’s Stolen” at an International Seminar on “Australia and India: Market Economy, Ethics and Empowerment” Organized by IASA in New Delhi on Jan. 19-21, 2012.
“Negotiating Two Worlds: A Feministic Study of Othello”, at an International Seminar on “Women in Shakespeare: a Post Feminist Scrutiny” Organized by The
Shakespeare Association, India and VMOU, Kota at Kota, Rajasthan on October 4-6, 2012.
“Articulating Silence: Female Oppression and Assertion in Jack Davis’s Two Plays” at an International Seminar on “Gender in National Culture: Australia and India”, organized by the Centre for Australian and New Zealand Studies, HPU Shimla at Shimla on Dec. 12-13, 2012.
“Subversion of the Divine Right of Kings in Richard II”, at an International Seminar on The Idea of Republic in Shakespeare, held at the University of Jammu from October 16-18, 2013.
“Violence as a Means of Dehumanization in the Select Plays of Vijay Tendulkar”, at a National Seminar on Contextualizing and Reorienting Violence and its Spaces in a Postmodern, Globalized World Order, held at Lovely Professional University on December 7, 2013.
“Memory as a Site of Pain, Resistance and Reclamation in Sally Morgan’s My Place and Baby Kamble’s The Prisons We Broke”, at an International Seminar on (Auto)Biography: Strategies of Writing the Self, held at Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla on March 31, 2014.
“Choices: Marginalised Mental/Physical Spaces in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s Arranged Marriage” at an International Conference on “Cultural Nuances” held at KMV Jalandhar on October 30-31, 2014.
“Deprivation, Resilience, Assertion: Pahari Women in Raman’s “Gaachi” and Bhatia’s “And a Song She Became” at a National Conference on Himalayan Studies Conference held at IIHS, HPU, Shimla on November 4-5, 2015.
“Power and Resistance in Shakespeare” at a National Seminar on Modern, Postmodern & Multidisciplinary Mapping of William Shakespeare held at Jagdish Chandra D.A.V. College Dasuya, Hoshiarpur, Panjab on November 6, 2015.
“Love Vs Racism: Resistance through Love in Jace Davis’s In Our Town and Honey Spot” at Eighth IASA Biennial Conference on Conflict and Resistance in Multicultural India and Australia held at JNU Convention Centre, New Delhi from 17-20 January 2016.
Conferences /Seminars/Workshops attended (07)
A workshop-cum-seminar on “Translating Literatures: Echoes from Himachal” on 28 th November, 2005 at Shimla.
An International Seminar on “Culture, Politics, Representation: Australian Literature in the Twentieth Century” organized by Himachal Pradesh University on March 19, 20, 2007.
A workshop on “Effective Teaching and Classroom Management” organized by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee on Jan. 27-28, 2008.
A National Symposium on “Ethnicity, Identity and Contemporary Indian Literature” organized by dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences on March 31 st and 1st April, 2008.
A workshop on “Honing Skills for Performance Management” organized by Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee on 29 Sept. 2008.
A one month long course on “Praxis and Literary Theory” organized by the Forum on Contemporary Theory and Goa University at Goa from 16th June to 12th July, 2008.
An International Conference on “Subalterns in Shakespeare: a Post Postcolonial Scrutiny”, Organized by The Shakespeare Association Indian at St. Bede’s College Shimla on Sept. 22-24, 2011.
Publications A. Research Papers:
1. “Protest, Paradox, Humour as Political Satire in Vijay Tendulkar’s Encounter in Umbugland.” Contemporary Research in India. 2.1. (Jan. 2008): 75-81). Print. 2.
“Language as a Metaphor of Meaninglessness and Absurdity in the Select Absurd Plays.” Lapis Lazuli: An International Literary Journal 3.2 (December 2013): 139-147.
“The Subversion of the Divine Right of Kings in Richard II.” Labyrinth: An International Refereed Journal of Postmodern Studies. 5.2 (April 2014): 190-198.
“Assimilation, Resistance, Survival: Biography as History in Geoffrey Narkle’s King Hit.” Indian Journal of Australian Studies.Vol.4 (2011): 74-87. 2229-7863. Print.
5. “Negotiating the World of the Powerful and the Powerless.” New Academia 3.2 (April 2014):1-8. Online 6.
“Racism as a Crime against War Refugees in Rahul Varma's Job Stealer.” Journal of Literature, Culture and Media Studies 5. 8-9 (2013):93-100. ISSN: 0974-7192.
“Woman as Victim: Morality, Sexuality and Assertion in Vijay Tendulkar’s Silence! The Court is in Session.” World Journal of Gender and Literature 1.2 (December 2014): 103115. ISSN: 2349-1620. Print.
8. “Memory as a Site of Pain, Resistance and Reclamation: A Study of Sally Morgan’s My Place and Baby Kamble’s The Prisons We Broke.”Indian Journal of Australian Studies (2013):56-75. ISSN: 2229-7863. Print. 9. “Resisting and Assertive Stance of Pahari Women in Raman’s “Gaachi” and Bhatia’s “And a Song She Became.” Ars Artium: An International Peer-Reviewed-cum-Refreed Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 4 (2016): 43-50. ISSN:2319-7889. Print. 10. “The Multiple Jeopardy of Dalit Women in Limbale’s The Outcast.” Daath Voyage: An International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in English 1.1 (2016): 57-72. ISSN: 2455-7544.
11. “Negotiating Patriarchal and Caste Concerns of Dalit Women in Baby Kamble’s The Prisons We Broke.”Rock Pebbles: A Peer Reviewed International Literary Quarterly Journal. ISSN: 0975-0509. Print. 12. “‘No Way Out’: Issues of Marriage and Divorce in Dickens’s Hard Times.” Spring Magazine ISSN: 2455-4715.
B. Chapters in Books: 1.
Bansal, Hem Raj. “Marginalised Mental/Physical Spaces in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s Arranged Marriage.” Indian English Literature: A Momento of Feminist Minds. Ed. Adi Ramesh Babu. New Delhi: Authors Press, 2015. ISBN: 978-93-5207-036-7.
2. Bansal, Hem Raj. “The Postmodern Notion of Dilemma, Uncertainty, and Fragmentation in U.R. Ananthamurthy’s Bhava.” Charting New Approaches in Indian English Fiction. Ed. Saiket Banerjee. Jaipur: Yking Books, 2016. Print. ISBN: 978-93-82532-94-1. 3. Bansal, Hem Raj. “Cultural, Historical and Linguistic Richness as Depicted through the Memories of Uncle Worru in Jack Davis’s The Dreamers.” Representation and Resistance. Eds. Gourhari Behera and Sunita Murmu. New Delhi : Adhyayan Books, 2015. ISBN 978-81-930148-9-9. PP. -29-47.