Research

The Department of English has been contributing fairly to the field of research since 1970.The areas of research include Indian Writing in English, World Literature in Translation, Translation studies, English Language Teaching, Disability studies, Science fiction, Graphic novels, Dalit literature, Gender Studies etc. It offers optional courses in Women’s Writing in English, English Language Teaching (ELT), Indian Literature in English Translation, New Literatures in English and American Literature. The thrust areas of research are Translation Studies, English Language Teaching, Travel and Marginal discourses. The Department is planning to introduce new area of research in the domain of Film Studies, and apply for the UGC Scheme of Special Assistance Programme or other such schemes at the earlisest opportunity.Further, Department of English has been identified as one of the nodal centres of Balvant Parekh centre of Genenral Semantics and Other Human Sciences.

The Department has had a large number of M. Phil. and Ph. D. scholars to its credit, with research conducted in the areas like British literature, American literature, Afro-American literature, Indian Writing in English, Indian literature, Comparative literature, English Language Teaching (ELT), Translation Studies, Post-Colonial Stuides, Gender Studies, Children’s literature and other emerging areas of interdisciplinary research in Humanities. The Department of English has conducted two (02) National Seminars on English Language Teaching in 2018 and 2019.The themes are “Exploring ELT: Innovative Strategies in Pedagogy” (2018) and “ELT in India: Multiple Readings” (2019). Bhavin K. Purohit received UGC- Teacher Fellowship and did his research work on Dalit Autobiography in the department. Ms. Aneri R. Arya has receieved UGC- JRF in 2019 and has been pursuing her research on Literary Disability Studies. Moreover, to inculcate research aptitude in Post graduate students, the Department organizes students’ seminar in every semester. Under the supervision of respective teachers, students present their term papers based on various topics related to their prescribed syllabus.

The Department has seven faculties who are recognized as Research supervisors for Ph. D. programme in English. The faculty members are guideing doctoral research scholars in wide range of areas and topics in Humanities. The publications by the faculties of the Department address various research topics. Dr. Rakesh Desai has published five (05) research papers,one (01) in international journal and four (04) in national journals. He has also published one (01) collection of short stories in Gujarati entitled “Trial Room” (2020).He has presentedresearch papers at one (01) international and four (04) national seminars. Five (05) scholars including four Ph.D. and one M.Phil have been awarded degrees under his supervision. Dr. Mahesh Dey supervised five (05) Ph.D. scholars during 2017 to 2021 and all scholars have been awarded their degrees. He has participated in 09 international and national seminars and presented research papers. He has published 03 articles in books and journals.Dr. Paresh Joshi has published 06 research papers as co-author in international journals. He has given 5 keynote addresses, 3 plenary talks and 6 session chairs in national and international seminars. He has been a resource person in 10 webinars and at various HRDC Orientations and Refresher programmes. 7 students have been awarded Ph.D. Degree under his guidance and 04 students are pursuing their doctoral research. Dr. AmitPrajapati has translated poems from Gujarati to English.Dr. RekhaParmarhas participated and presented research papersin international and national seminars.

Dr. Sunil Shah was Co-investigator in a research project ‘Mobile Technologies, Every day Practices and Teaching-Learning of English in Gujarat’ sponsored by the British Council for 2019-2020. He hascontributed as an E-Content developer the module entitled ‘Communicative Language Teaching’ at UGC HRDC of Gujarat University, ARPIT 2019. He has published 7 research papers, 1 book in the area of ELT, and a chapter“Academic and Official Writings Dos and Don’ts” in BAOU Study Books.Four (04) students have been awarded Ph.D. Degree under his guidance and 05 students are pursuing their doctoral research. Dr. Mihir Mori has worked on one (01) UGC Minor Research Project titled “Travel Writing as translating culture: A study of Gujarati Travel Writing from 1860 to 1910”. He has contributed in National and International seminars in different capacities like plenary speaker, chaired sessions, paper presenter in the areas of Travel Writing, Translation, Nineteenth Century Writings, Language Studies, etc. Two Ph.D. Research students are working in the area of Translation Criticism and Graphic Narratives. He has attended Refresher Course in English at Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.

2015 onwards:

  • Research Papers- 60
  • Book Chapters- 07
  • Research Guidance- 30
  • Research Projects -02

Details since 2015

Publciations
  1. “The Negotiation of the Sacred and the Profane: a Subaltern Reading of Premchand’s Godan,”,Dr. Rakesh Desai,Literary Insight: A Referred International Journal,6,-,80 to 90,January 2015
  2. "Gendering the Partion Narrative: a Reading of Bindu Bhatt's Akhe Patar",Dr. Rakesh Desai,The Indian Review of World Literature in English: A Bi- Annual Online Literary,11,02,01 to 08,July 2015
  3. “Text as history: Translating a nineteenth-century Gujarati essay,”,Dr. Rakesh Desai,Yashashri: International Journal of English Language and Literature,09,01,17 to 27,January-March 2016
  4. "From PDF to Pedagogy: Literary theory as Praxis",Dr. Rakesh Desai,Higher Education and Research Society: A Referred International publised in International,05,01,362 to 369,April 2017
  5. “Narmad's Dandiyo: Community and Canon Formations" ,Dr. Rakesh Desai,Higher Education and Research Society: A Referred International ,06,01,600 to 611,April 2018
  6. "Beyond the Cackling of Metaphysics : Korzybski's and Gandhi's Ideas of Truth",Dr. Rakesh Desai,Anekaant: A journal of Polysemic Thought No. 07, 2017-18 (Spring), ,07,Spring,09 to 15,2017-18
  7. “Words, Words, Words”: Locating Korzybski’s Thought in Literary Discourse”,Dr. Rakesh Desai,Anekaant: A Journal of Polysemic thought,08,-,69 to 78,2018-19
  8. "From Calamity to Communion: Anthropocene in Gujarati fiction",Dr. Rakesh Desai,Jodhpur Studies in English ,18,-,01 to 13,2020
  9. "Approaching 'is' ness: Non-identity in Korzybski's and J. Krishnamurti's Thoughts.",Dr. Rakesh Desai,Anekant: A Journal of Polysemic Thought Special issue on 'General Semantics and Indian Philosophical Thought: A Comparative Approach ,11,-,23 to 30,2019-20 (Spring)
  10. ESL, MALL and Learners’ Autonomy: Exploring the Indian Context, Dr. Mahesh Dey,Modern Trends in English Language Teaching: Placing the Learners in the Spotlight 94-97, 2015
  11. Translation as Recreation: A Commentarry on Jayanta Mahapatra's Translations, Dr. Mahesh Dey, NUANCES: A Journal of Humanistic Enquiry, 3, 1, 04 to 12, 2017
  12. Translating from Odia: Globalizing the Local Culture, Dr. Mahesh Dey, The Quest, New Delhi: Anubhuti Foundation Mission, 31, 1, 103 to 114, 2017
  13. Feminist Perspective in Indian English Women Novels: Appreciating A Matter of Time and The God of Small Things, Dr. Mahesh Dey, NUANCES: A Journal of Humanistic Enquiry, 4, 2, 49 to 62, 2018
  14. Identity and Nationhood in Contemporary Native Canadian Novels in English, Dr. Mahesh Dey, Journal of the Odisha Association for English Studies, 10, 1 62 to 80, 2020
  15. Review Essay on Glimpses of American Literature, Dr. Mahesh Dey, The Literary Criterion, 97 to 101, 2021
  16. Depiction of Personal Power through Language in William Shakespeare’s Macbeth,Dr. Paresh Joshi, Dr. Steffi Mac Joseph,European Academic Research,Volume III,Issue II,13303-1331,02/03/2016
  17. Depiction of Physical Power through Language in William Shakespeare’s Macbeth,Dr. Paresh Joshi, Dr. Steffi Mac Joseph,VIRTUOSO,Volume IV,Issue II,132-137,01/02/2016
  18. The Unsociable Shades of Much Ado About Nothing,Dr. Paresh Joshi,European Academic Research,Vol III,Issue VII,7515-7529,05/10/2015
  19. The Traces of Deformed Thieves of ‘Much Ado About Nothing,Dr. Paresh Joshi,Scholarly Research Journal For Interdisciplinary Studies,Volume III,Issue XIX,687 -698,01/08/2015
  20. Portrayal of Different Shades of Marital Life in The Lost Jewels and Lamb to the Slaughter: A thematic study,Dr. Paresh Joshi,European Academic Research,Volume III,Issue II,2450-4862,01/05/2015
  21. Critical Assessment of Love between Hamlet and Ophelia with Reference to Ophelia’s Situation and Hamlets State of Mind,Dr. Paresh Joshi,European Academic Research,Volume III,Issue I pp.,1212-1227,01/04/2015
  22. Appraisal of Western Chivalry in Eastern Style: A Study of William Blake’s A War Song to the Englishmen in Context of Rasa Theory,Dr. Paresh Joshi,Surabhi International Journal,V0l. IV,Issue IV,PP.118-121,01/03/2015
  23. Aspiring for Social and Political Equality: A Critical Review of the Caste Discrimination in Social and Political Order Depicted in B. Kesharshivam Shool,Dr. Paresh Joshi,Spark International,Volume VII,Issue XIII,67-82,03/02/2015
  24. Cross-Cultural Global Communication in English: Issues of Intelligibility,Dr. Paresh Joshi,VIRTUOSO,Volume IV,Issue II,132-13,01/02/2015
  25. Gandhi a Saint or a Pacifist Politician: A Discourse on Ideological Conflict with Reference to Orwell’s My Reflection Gandhi,Dr. Paresh Joshi,Creative Space,Volume III,Issue I,173-177,03/01/2015
  26. Teaching pronunciation to Gujarati Learner of English: Problems and Solutions,Dr. Paresh Joshi,ELT Voices – India,Volume V,Issue I,12-18,25/02/2015
  27. Role of Communication in Entrepreneurial Success,Dr. Paresh Joshi,Transgenerational Entrepreneurship Economy and innovation Dynamics for Sustainability,,,154-157,01/01/2015
  28. Relationship between Public and Private Identities Depicted Through Language in Hamlet,Hardik Udeshi, Paresh Joshi,The Global Journal of Literary Studies A Peer Reviewed International Journal,II,III,00,01/09/2016
  29. A Plea for Animal Rights in the Select Short stories of Ruskin Bond,Yathatrth Vaidya, Paresh Joshi,The Global Journal of Literary Studies A Peer Reviewed International Journal,II,III,00,01/09/2016
  30. Reviewing the English Translation of Akoopar,Mihir Dave, Paresh Joshi,Englishes Today A refereed, and Peer-Reviewed International Journal,II,III,00,01/09/2016
  31. The Idea of Region in Regional Literature,Priyaba Sarvaiya, Paresh Joshi,Research Innovator: International Multidisciplinary Peer-Reviewed Journal,IV,II,1-8,01/04/2017
  32. Avant-garde Literature and the Matter of Enigma with Reference to Language Poetry,Chandravali Talaviya, Paresh Joshi,Sahityasetu, A peer, Reviewed Literary E-journal,x,iv,00,01/06/2020
  33. Strategies for Translating Dialectical Features: A Study of Selected Gujarati Novels in English Translation,Mihir Dave, Paresh Joshi,Vidyayana An International Multidisciplinary Research e-Journal,IV,III,1-9,01/12/2018
  34. An Overview of History of Translation in the Western World,Mihir Dave, Paresh Joshi,The Creative Launcher An International, Peer-Reviewed, Refereed, E-Journal in English,III,V,00,01/12/2018
  35. The emergence of Tribal Literature in 20th Century,Hardik Udeshi, Paresh Joshi,Vidyayana An International Multidisciplinary Research e-Journal,IV,II,00,01/10/2018
  36. Narayan’s Kocherathi in the Light of Post-colonialism,Hardik Udeshi, Paresh Joshi,Vidyayana An International Multidisciplinary Research e-Journal,III,IV,1-8,01/06/2018
  37. “The Making of History of Translation: A Historian’s Discovery of the Past: A Western Context”,Amit Prajapati,Multi Disciplinary Edu Global Quest (MDEGQ) ,4,1,1-21,January-March 2015
  38. “TRANSLATION IN MULTIPLE: MAHĀTMĀ AND MUNSHĪ’S TRANSLATIONS OF NARSINH’S VAISHNAVJAN TO . . . : A (COMPARATIVE) STUDY” ,Amit Prajapati,Research Journal of English Language and Literature (RJELAL),3,3,255-260,July-September 2015
  39. “THE RENAISSANCE AS THE REINCARNATION OF INDIA: THE INFLUENCE OF THE WEST ON THE EAST: A BRIEF OVERVIEW”,Amit Prajapati,Research Journal of English Language and Literature (RJELAL),3,3,392-399,July-September 2015
  40. “Surat” (Vīr Narmad)Pages ,Amit Prajapati,International Journal of ELT, Linguistics and Comparative Literature (IJELC). (Old Title: Journal of ELT and Poetry),3,4,1-6,July-August 2015.
  41. “THE MAKING OF NARMAD AS A CREATIVE KING OF THE GUJARĀTĪ LITERATURE: A TRIBUTE THROUGH ATTRIBUTES” ,Amit Prajapati,Research Journal of English Language and Literature (RJELAL),3,4,238-244,October-December 2015
  42. “THE RENAISSANCE, THE REFORMATION AND THE BRITISH RĀJ IN GUJARĀT: SOME POSITIVE AS WELL AS THE NEGATIVE FINDINGS: A SURVEY”,Amit Prajapati,Research Journal of English Language and Literature (RJELAL),3,4,374-377,October-December 2015
  43. “MārīĀnkhe Kankunā Suraj Āthamyā” by Rāvji Patel from Gujarātī into English as “Dirge of Delusive Death” ,Amit Prajapati,International Journal of ELT, Linguistics and Comparative Literature (IJELC). (Old Title: Journal of ELT and Poetry),4,2,26,March April 2016.
  44. “Mane Pānkharnī Bīk Nā Batāvo” by Anīl Joshīfrom Gujarātī into English as “Frighten Me Not, Never!” and got ,Amit Prajapati,International Journal of ELT, Linguistics and Comparative Literature (IJELC). (Old Title: Journal of ELT and Poetry),4,2,27,March April 2016
  45. “Nāgar Nandjīnā Lāl” by Narsīnh Mehtā from Gujarātī into English as “Oh! The Cute Beloved Son of Nandjī”,Amit Prajapati,International Journal of ELT, Linguistics and Comparative Literature (IJELC). (Old Title: Journal of ELT and Poetry),4,2,28,March April 2016
  46. “Vaishnavjana To . . .” by Narsīnh Mehtā from Gujarātī into English as “A True Vaishnavjana . . .”,Amit Prajapati,International Journal of ELT, Linguistics and Comparative Literature (IJELC). (Old Title: Journal of ELT and Poetry),4,2,43,March April 2016
  47. “Zankhā” by Pannā Trīvedīfrom Gujarātī into English as “Yearning”,Amit Prajapati,International Journal of ELT, Linguistics and Comparative Literature (IJELC). (Old Title: Journal of ELT and Poetry),4,2,71-73,March April 2016
  48. “Tyā Sudhī. . .” by Anil Chāvdā from Gujarātī into English as “Up to That. . .”,Amit Prajapati,SAHITYASETU,11,3,--,May June 2021
  49. “Miss Leela Benare as a New Woman in Silence!The court is in Session” by Vijay Tendulkar,Dr Rekha Paresh Parmar,Creative Space: International Journal, refereed and Peer Reviewed International Journal, Multi Lingual and Multi -Disciplinary,I,II,26-29,Jan-March 2015
  50. “Innocent Pleasure in Children’s Short Stories in Gujarati “Come Haya, I Tell You a Story” by Yoseph Macwan,“,Sangharsh/Struggle-e-Journal of Dalit Literary Studies Peer-Reviewed & Refereed International e- journal ,4,2,1-5,April-June 2015
  51. “The Representation of Agony During Partition As Shown in M S Sathyu’s Film “Garm Hawa” ,“,The Literary Herald: an Open-access, International, refereed, e-journal of English Language and Literature,1,1,5-9,June 2015
  52. “Sexual Exploitation in Queen of Black: A Short Story” by Jasumati Parmar,“,Langlit – An International Peer-Reviewed Open Access Journal ,2,1,796-799,Aug 2015
  53. Gender Roles, Equality and Feminine Identity: A Study of ShashiDeshpande’s That Long Silence, AneriArya , Sunil Shah, Vidhyayana An International Multidisciplinary Research e-Journal, 05, 04, 1-9, 04-02-2020
  54. Eclectic Approach for English Language Teaching: Concept and Considerations, AneriArya , Sunil Shah, Vidhyayana An International Multidisciplinary Research e-Journal, 05, 03, 1-10, 01-12-2019
  55. Use of Drama Based Activities in ELT Classroom, Dipan Bhatt, Sunil Shah, ELT Weekly, 10, 05, 1-10, 05-03-2018
  56. Empowering English Language Skills of Students in Rural Colleges using Web Tools, Sunil Shah, Samiksha: An International Journal of Multidisciplinary Academic Research, 06, 1, 0-32, 01-02-2018
  57. Impact of Technology- Enhanced Multimedia Instruction on Language Skills of Engineering Studnets, Shivkumar Singh, Sunil Shah, Research Guru: Online Journal of Multidisciplinary Subjects, 11, 04, 117-122 , 01-03-2018
  58. Using TBLT for Academic Writing : A Study for Evaluating Academic Writing Scenario and Implementing it in Simpler Form, DharmendraBaria, Anil Varsat, Sunil Shah, LanLit: An International Peer-Reviewed Open Access Journal, 05, 04, 22-27, 01-05-2019
  59. PEffectiveness Of Web Tool (Read Theory.Org) In Improving Reading Skills Of Esl Learners At Tertiary Level, ShafikabanuKhatib, Sunil Shah, LangLit, 7, 2, 139-150, 01-11-2020
  60. A Fulltime Queen and an Accidental Travel Writer: Nandkunwarba and her tryst with the first travel narrative by women in Gujarati ,Mihir Mori,Sahityasetu,,05,,October 2021

Books / Chapters
  1. My Champa's Husband,Dr. Rakesh Desai,New Delhi: National Book Trust,First,2017,978-81-237-8016-0
  2. Trial Room,Dr. Rakesh Desai,Ahmedabad: Parshva Publications,First,2020,978-93-84748-21-0
  3. “Healing the Self and Reclaiming the Native Space: Reading Three Contemporary Native Canadian Novels in English”,Dr. Mahesh Dey,NewDelhi: Authors Press ,First,2018,978-93-87281-72-1
  4. "Understanding the Theory of Metanarrative",Dr. Mahesh Dey,NewDelhi: Authors Press,First,2019,978-93-88859-31-8
  5. Impact of Technology Enabled Material on Language Skills of Engineers,Shivkumar Singh, Sunil Shah,Lambert Academic Publishing,1,September, 2019,978-613-8-32561-1
  6. BAOU Study Books , Compulsory English TYBA Chapter : Academic and Official Writings Dos and Don’ts,Sunil Shah,BAO University,NA(Chapter),January, 2019,978-93-89456-11-0
  7. Web 2.O tools in ELT Classroom,Avadhuta Patel , Sunil Shah,H M Patel Institute of English Training and Research , Anand, Gujarat,NA(Chapter),December, 2020,978-81-931777-1-6

Presentations
  1. “Memory as a landscape: Contemporary response to Partition ,Dr. Rakesh Desai,“Understanding the Trauma: Revisiting the Partition”,National,10-11 February, 2015,UGC Seminar, held by Dept. of English, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat
  2. “Narmad’s Dandiyo (1864-69): Formations of Canon and Community” ,Dr. Rakesh Desai,“Theorizing Little Magazine Movements in India”,National,13-14 March, 2015 ,UGC SAP DRS-II, Dept. English, M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara
  3. “From Calamity to Communion: Anthropocene in Gujarati Fiction” ,Dr. Rakesh Desai,“The Wider Significance of Nature”,International,20-23 December, 2015,The Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda, and Departments of English and History
  4. “Text as History: Translating a nineteenth-century Gujarati Essay” ,Dr. Rakesh Desai,“Theorizing [a] translation: Texts and Contexts”,International,09-10 February, 2016,Department of English, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat, in academic collaboration with Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda
  5. “Materiality as identity: A reading of Seamus Heaney’s Poetry” ,Dr. Rakesh Desai,“Materialities: Objects, Matter, Things”,International,18-21 December, 2016,Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda, and Department of English, Doon University, Dehradun
  6. “W ords, words, words”: Locating Korzybski’s thought in literary discourse” ,Dr. Rakesh Desai,“Alfred Korzybski’s Thought: Linguistic, Philosophical and Pedagogical Implications”,International,18-19 January, 2017,Department of English, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat, and Balvant Parekh Centre for General Semantics and Other Human Sciences, Baroda
  7. “Beyond ‘the cackling of metaphysics’: Korzybski’s and Gandhi’s ideas of truth” ,Dr. Rakesh Desai,“Gandhi and Time-Binding: Interface between Principles and Practices”,National,23-24 January, 2018,Balwant Parekh Centre for General Semantics and Other Human Sciences, Vadodara, & Institute of Policy Research and International Studies, The M. S. university of Baroda, Vadodara
  8. “Translation: its scope and practice” ,Dr. Rakesh Desai,“Translating Gujarati Literature into English: Practices and Approaches”,National,22-23 March, 2018,Gujarat Sahitya Academy, Gandhinagar, and UGC SAP DRS II, Department of English, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara
  9. “Surviving Lear and Parolles: Scope for Humanities and Social Sciences in Contemporary Times” ,Dr. Rakesh Desai,“The Future of Humanities in the 21st Century”,International,24-25 March, 2018,School of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Auro University, Surat
  10. “Being Particular in/ about General Semantics: Some reflections,”,Dr. Rakesh Desai,“General Semantics in India: Prospects and Possibilities” ,National,10-11 March, 2019, Balwant Parekh Centre for General Semantics and Other Human Sciences, Baroda
  11. “Non-identity in Alfred Korzybski’s and J. Krishnamurti’s thoughts”,Dr. Rakesh Desai,“General Semantics and Indian Philosophical Thought: A Comparative Approach”,National,11-12 February 2020 ,Balwant Parekh Centre for General Semantics and Other Human Sciences, Baroda
  12. “Sahitya thi sahityikta taraf: Suresh Joshi nu saindhhantik Vivechan”,Dr. Rakesh Desai,“Suresh Joshi Shatabdi Mahotsv”,International,19-20 March, 2021,Department of Gujarati, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat
  13. “Science Fiction as Literary Discourse : Some Pedagogical Observations.”,Dr. Mahesh Dey,Science fiction,National Seminar,22-23-09-2016,Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
  14. “Healing the self and reclaiming the Native Space: Three contemporary Canadian Novels in English”,Dr. Mahesh Dey,“Claiming the Difference : Literatures and Cultures”,International Conference,26-28-10-2016,Mizoram University, Aizwal
  15. “Korzybski an General Semantics : How to Differentiate it from Semantics?” ,Dr. Mahesh Dey,“Alfred Korzybski’s Thought : Linguistic, Pedagogical and Philosophical Implications,International Conference,18-19-01-2017,Department of English, veer Narmad South Gujarat University and Balvant Parekh Centre for General Semantics and Human Sciences, Baroda
  16. Voices,International,29/30-3-2018,C. U. Shah University, Surendranagar
  17. Inevitability Multidisciplinarity,Dr. Paresh Joshi,Inevitability of Transdisciplinarity,National,31-08-2019,Dharmendrasinhji College Rajkot
  18. Communication Skills,Dr. Paresh Joshi,Igniting the Spark of Communication,Regional,21-02-2019,Pacific School of Engineering, surat
  19. “Women’s Victimization through Partition: Manto’s Literary Catharsis”,Amit Prajapati,“Understanding the Trauma: Revisiting the Partition” ,National,10-11 February, 2015,Organized by Department of English, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat at the V. N. S. G. University Campus, Surat.
  20. “ “Representation of History through Society in the Selected Novels of K. M. Munshi” ,Amit Prajapati,“Munshinā Sahityamā Sāmājik Sandarbh”,National,30 December, 2015,Organized by the Department of Gujarati, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat at the V. N. S. G. University Campus, Surat.
  21. “ “Translation: Interdependence of Theory and Practice” ,Amit Prajapati,“Theorizing [a] translation: Texts and Contexts”,National,09-10 February, 2016,Organized by the Department of English, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat in collaboration with Forum on Contemporary Theory, Baroda during, at the V. N. S. G. University Campus, Surat
  22. “ “Translating as an Art of Comparing: Translation Studies and Comparative Literature as Twins” ,Amit Prajapati,“Comparative Literature: Expanding Horizons”,National,13-14 February, 2016,Organized by the Department of Comparative Literature, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat during, at the V. N. S. G. University Campus, Surat.
  23. The Representation of Agony during Partition as shown in M S Sathyu’s film Garm Hawa,Dr Rekha Paresh Parmar,UGC National Seminar on Understanding the Trauma: Revisiting Partition,National,10-11th Feb, 2015,Department of English, VNSGU, Surat 395007
  24. Sexual Exploitation in ‘Queen of Black’ – A Short Story by Jasumati Parmar”,“,“Contribution of Contemporary Women Writiers”,“,28th March, 2015,Daman Government College, Daman, Gujarat, India
  25. “Portrayal of Dalit women in Selected Hindi Films – ‘Bandit Queen’ and ‘Bawandar”,“,Department of Sociology, MSW Programme, Indian Sociological Society: RC 10 Gender Studies, VNSGU, Surat,“,27 & 28th Oct, 2015,Department of Economics, VNSGU, Surat 395007
  26. “A Critical Study of Stigma of Untouchability in Harish Mangalam’s Selected Short Stories”,“,“Comparative Literature: Expanding Horizons”,“,13-14th Feb, 2016,Department of Comparative Literature, VNSGU, Surat 395007
  27. “ Dr Ambedkar: The Messiah of the Dalits” - Author’s Name: Dr Rekha Paresh Parmar - “In the Memory of Bharat Ratna Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar –Natioanal - 14th April, 2016 – Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  28. ”Status and Role of Women in Tribal Society” – Author’s name - Dr Rekha Paresh Parmar –“Adivasi Communities: Understanding Relationships between Culture, Literature and Languages – National –30-31st March, 2017–School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies and Bhasha Research and Publications Centre, Vadodara.
  29. ”The Depiction of Caste-system and Inter-caste Marriage in Vijay Tendulkar’s Kanyadan” – Author’s Name – Dr Rekha Paresh Parmar – “Two-Days International Conference on the Journey of Indian Languages: Perspectives on Culture and Society” – International –14-15th October, 2017–Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, Jyotirmay Parisar, S G Highway, Chhrodi, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
  30. Inclusive Education and ELT: Outlook and Practice for the Visually Impaired Learners,AneriArya , Sunil Shah,Virtual International Conference,International,28-06-2020,Online
  31. ELT in India ,Sunil Shah,31st International Conference “ Interpretig Indo-Canadian Echoes of Voices,International,29-03-2018,C U Shah University, Surendranagar
  32. Impact of Technology-Enhanced Multimedia Instruction on Language Skills of Engineering Students,Shivkumar Singh, Sunil Shah,International Conference on The Journey of Indian Languages: Perspectives on Culture and Society,International,14-10-2017,BAOU, Ahmedabad
  33. Teaching Academic Writing in The Indian Classroom,Anna Sacha, Sunil Shah,International Conference on The Journey of Indian Languages: Perspectives on Culture and Society,International,14-10-2017,BAOU, Ahmedabad
  34. Using Sitcoms as an Authentic Material in the Language Teaching,AneriArya , Sunil Shah,ICSSR Sponsored International Conference-2020,International,12-02-2020,Amroli, Surat
  35. Mobile Technology and Teaching English to ESL Students: The Case of Gujarat,Sunil Shah,Virtual International Conference,International,28-06-2020,Online
  36. Teaching Academic Writing in the Indian Classroom,Anna Sacha, Sunil Shah,National Seminar on Exploring ELT: Innovative Strategies in Pedagogy,National,23-02-2018,VNSGU, Surat
  37. Digital Tools: Augmenting Teaching and Learning in ELT Classroom,RaeesaUsmani, Sunil Shah,National Conference Post Pedagogy in English Classroom,National,07-02-2020,H M Patel Institute, Anand
  38. Web 2.0 Tools: An Approach for Enhancing Writing Skills of ESL Learners,Avadhuta Patel , Sunil Shah,National Conference on Post Method Pedagogy in English Classroom,National,08-02-2020,H M Patel Institute, Anand
  39. Teaching English through Edmodo at Tertiary Level: Students' Perception,Avadhuta Patel , Sunil Shah,ELT Summit 2020,International,28-06-2020,Online
  40. Needs of English in the field of Allied Health Sciences,MehulAgrawal, Sunil Shah,ELT Summit 2020,International,28-06-2020,Online
  41. Effectiveness of Webtools in ImprovingReading Skills of ESL Learners at Tertiary Level,ShafikabanuKhatib, Sunil Shah,Online International Conference on Innovative Trends in Language , Literature, Culture and Onlline Education,International,24-07-2020,Online
  42. Theorizing [a] translation: Texts and Contexts entitled Travel (writing) as an inherent act of Translation: A study of early Gujarati Travel Narratives & Literature related to Travel,Mihir Mori,,International,10/02/2016,V.N.S.G.U Surat
  43. Travel as a mode of Constituting Colonial Modernity in the Nineteenth century Gujarati,Mihir Mori,National Conference on Between History and Literature: Enquiries into Colonial Modernity,International,19/03/2019,Central University of Hyderabad
  44. Mind scaping the trope of Travel in Nineteenth Century Gujarati,Mihir Mori,Cartographies of Understanding/ Imagining: Explorations into Travel Narratives,International,24/01/2019,Amrita University, Kochi
  1. Minor Research Project,
    Title : Mobile Techologies, Everday Practices and Teaching-Learning of English in Gujarat
    Team Member : Dr. S.S. Shah
    Funding Agency : British Council
    Duration : 1-4-2019 to 31-03-2020
    Status : Completed
  2. Minor Research Project,
    Title : Travel Writing as translating culture: A study of Gujarati Travel writing from 1960 to 1910
    Project Coordinator : Dr. M.B. Mori
    Funding Agency : UGC
    Duration : 2015 to 2017
    Status : Completed
  1. Significance of English for the science students,Invited talk ,Sir P. T. Sarvajanik College of Science, Surat,11 August, 2015
  2. Sahitya ane Cinema antarsambandh,Karyshibir,M. D. Gramseva Mahavidyalaya, Gujarat Vidhyapith Sadra,08/03/2018 to 10/03/2018
  3. Virginia Woolf’s A Room of one's Own,“Mane Gamtu Pustak Vartalap”,Shri Sayaji Vaibhav Sarvajanik Pustkalay ane Shri Narendr Hiralal Parekh Gnandham, Navsari,30/12/2017
  4. Language Issue in India: A Look at the Constituent Assembly Debates,IVth lecture of the series,Centre for Social Studies, Surat ,24/11/2019
  5. “Translation: Bridging the Self and the Other”,“Translation Theory and Praxis Workshop”,Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat, Department of Education, Government of Gujarat, Ahmedabad ,15/04/2019
  6. “Emerging issues in English Studies,” ,the International Conference on “Emerging Issues in Development for Future Generations”,J. Z. Shah & H. P. Desai Commerce College, Amroli, Surat,13/02/2020
  7. Gujarati Sahityama Nariwadi Abhigam: Vrginiya Vulf Krut "A Room of one's Own",Gujarati Sahitya Parisad ,Patel Raman Bros. Arts & Patel Gopalbhai Ranchhodji Commerce College "Kalyanji Education Academy", Bardoli,23/09/2021
  8. “Claiming the Difference: Literatures and Clutures” International Seminar, Department of English, Pondicherry University, 22/09/2016 to 23/09/2016
  9. Claiming the Difference: Literatures and Cultures National seminar Science Fiction, Department of English, Mizoram University, 26/10/2016 to 28/10/2016
  10. Canadian Native Women Novels: Narratives of Colonial Consciousness National seminar, The Odisha Association For English Studies Balasore, Odisha, 24/03/2019
  11. Postcolonialism Now International workshop School of Liberal and Human Sciences, Auro University, Surat, 21/02/2019 to 23/02/2019
  12. Developing in International Pedagogy workshop Dryden Building, Nottingham trend University, 30/11/2018
  13. Emerging issues in Language, Literature and Cultural Development, International conference, J. Z. Shah Arts & H.P. Desai Commerce College, Amroli, Surat, 12/02/2020 to 13/02/2020
  14. Problems and Prospects of Teaching and Learning English Language & Literature Through Online in the Present Situation during this ongoing COVID – 19, International webinar, BhawanipurAnchalik College, Bhawanipur, Barpeta, Assam, 20/08/2020
  15. Sexual Abuse and Domenstic Violence Against Indian Women in Literatutre and Society, National Webinar Department of English, Pattamundai College, Pattamundai, 15/11/2020
  16. Multidisciplinary Approches to Folklife: Challenges and Perspectives Part- II, National Webinar Department of Modern Indian Languages And Literary Studies, University Of Delhi, Delhi, 19/11/2020 to 21/11/2020
  17. Ecocriticism,Faculty Development Programme,Ahmedabad,05/04/2019
  18. Phonetics and Pronunciation,Students Training,Rajkot,22/03/2019
  19. Ignite the Spark of Communication,Students Training,Surat,21/02/2019
  20. Research on Emerging Context of English as an International Language,Students Training,Ahmedabad,28/12/2018
  21. Can We Create World-Class Universities in India?,Students Training,Bhavnagar,25/11/2018
  22. Pronunciation Proficiency for Professional Success,Student Training,Rajkot,29/10/2018
  23. Accent Neutralization,Student Training,Surat,10/10/2018
  24. Communication Skills,Inspire Science Camp,Patan,20/09/2018
  25. Strategies for Learning language,Student Training,Savarkundla,25/08/2018
  26. Goal Setting and Time Management,Inspire Science Camp,Rajkot,13/07/2018
  27. Interpreting Indo-Canadian Ethos,International Conference on Interpreting Indo-Canadian Ethos,Surendranagar,29/03/2018
  28. International Intelligibility in English,International Conference on Interpreting Indo-Canadian Ethos,Vallabh Vidyanagar,02/02/2018
  29. Importance of Communication in Teaching,Faculty Development Programme,Rajkot,27/11/2017
  30. Communication Skills- Verbal Non-Verbal,International conference on The Journey of Indian Languages: Perspectives on Culture and Society,Rajkot,22/10/2016
  31. New Directives of the API,New Directives of the API,Ahmedabad,04/08/2016
  32. International Intelligibility in English: The Pronunciation Paradox,A Series of Expert Sessions,Vallabh Vidya Nagar,16/01/2021
  33. Communication Skills as 21st Century Skill,AICTE sponsored STTP,Gandhinagar,03/02/2021
  34. Academic Writing,4th Online Faculty Induction Programme (Guru-Dakshta),Vallabh Vidya Nagar,03/02/2021
  35. Women in Shakespeare,International Literary Parley,Netrang Bharuch,06/01/2021
  36. Networking Tools and Online Teaching Multiple Possibilities,Online Multidesciplinary International Conference,Rajkot,28/11/2020
  37. Introduction to Revised Accreditation Framework,Invited Talk,Surat,06/11/2020
  38. Academic Writing for Educators,4th Online Faculty Induction Programme (Guru-Dakshta),Vallabh Vidya Nagar,29/09/2020
  39. Communication Skills for Educators,4th Online Faculty Induction Programme (Guru-Dakshta),Vallabh Vidya Nagar,29/09/2020
  40. Online Teaching: The New Normal,Webinar on engaging learners in Online Remote Teaching,Gandhinagar,24/11/2020
  41. Integrating Various tech tools in online teaching,Webinar on engaging learners in Online Remote Teaching,Gandhinagar,24/09/2020
  42. Academic Writing A,4th Online Faculty Induction Programme (Guru-Dakshta),Vallabh Vidya Nagar,04/09/2020
  43. Communication Skills A,4th Online Faculty Induction Programme (Guru-Dakshta),Vallabh Vidya Nagar,04/09/2020
  44. Pandemics and Literature,National Level Webinar,Ganjoti,05/08/2020
  45. Lockdown Literature: An Indian Perspective,Two-day International Conference on Innovative Trends in Language, Literature, Culture and E-education,Vadodara,24/07/2020
  46. Role of Literature and Journalism during COVID 19 Pandemic: Paradigm Shifts,National Level Webinar Role of Literature and Journalism during COVID 19 Pandemic: Paradigm Shifts,Rahtak,09/07/2020
  47. Blended Learning and ELT,ELT SUMMIT 2020,Gandhinagar,27/07/2020
  48. Techno-culture and Literature,National Webinar,Bharuch,11/05/2020
  49. Research on Emerging Context of English as an International Language A,Two Weeks National Level Workshop on Research Methodology,Rhenok, Gangtok,14/02/2020
  50. Networking in Teaching Online,Training Programme for Online Teaching and Assessment,Vallabh Vidya Nagar,11/06/2020
  51. Art of Academic Writing,Scientific Research Writing,Navasari,22/08/2018
  52. Academic Writing Skills,Student Enhancement Programme,CHARUSAT University,18-02-2019
  53. Academic Writing,National Level Workshop on ELT,H M Patel Institute of English Training and Research,02-02-2019
  54. Academic Writing,Student Enhancement Programme,CHARUSAT University,16-08-2018
  55. Research Methodology,Student Enhancement Programme,H M Patel Institute of English Training and Research,28-08-2018
  56. Scientific Research Writing,Student Enhancement Programme,Department of Extension Education, N M College of Agriculture, NAU, Navsari,23-08-2018
  57. Planning Workshop for Teacher Training Programme,Teacher Training Programme,H. M. Patel Career Development Centre,22-06-2018
  58. Academic-Writing,97th Orientation Programme,UGC HRDC, Gujarat University,18-01-2019
  59. Academic Writing,97th Orientation Programme,UGC HRDC, Gujarat University,18-01-2019
  60. Academic Writing and Referencing,National Webinar,Anand Arts College, Anand,09-06-2020
  61. Designing and Implementation of Training Programmes,Workshop for Developing Teacher Training Module,Career Development Centre, CVM Univeristy,19-07-2019
  62. Academic Writing.,Workshop for Research Scholars,NMCA, Navsari Agricultural University,15-04-2020
  63. APA Style Sheet for Referencing,Workshop for Research Scholars,NMCA, NavsariAgricultural University,17-04-2020
  64. English for Specific Purposes and Learning Theories,Expert Lecture for MA ELT Students,H M Patel Institue of English Training and Reserch,13-01-2020
  65. Developing English Language Proficiency,Orientation Programme for Engineering Students,BVM Engineering College, Anand,29-07-2019
  66. Developing Soft Skills,Expert Lecture for students of BMCST,BhagwanMahavir College of Science and Technology,23-07-2019
  67. Continuing Professional Development,Workshop for Faculty Members of Vaso Education Society,Vaso Education Trust,01-07-2019
  68. English and Communication Skillls,Expert Lecture for Students,CHARUSAT,09-12-2019
  69. Blended Learning,Online Teaching and Assessment Tools for Teachers,Career Development Centre, CVM Univeristy,16-07-2020
  70. Blended Learning.,Online Teaching and Assessment Tools for Teachers,Career Development Centre, CVM Univeristy,23-07-2020
  71. Blended Learning..,Online Teaching and Assessment Tools for Teachers,Career Development Centre, CVM Univeristy,14-07-2020
  72. Writing Literature Review , Research Paper and Abstract,PhD Course Work,Department of Biosciences,03-03-2021
  1. Gautam Radha Sarveshkumar,Ph.D.,“Representation of History: A Study of the Partition Event in the Selected Novels”,Awarded,April, 2015
  2. Krishna I. Patel,Ph.D.,“Engagement in History in Seamus Heaney’s Poetry”,Awarded,April, 2016
  3. Parmar Nareshkumar Arakhabhai,Ph.D.,"Social Dimension of the Short Stories by Khushwant Singh, Manohar Malgonkar and Manoj Das",Awarded,November, 2016
  4. Desai Sapna Madhav,M.Phil,"Terrorism in Children's Literature: A Study of Paro Anand's No Guns At My Son's Funeral And Weed",Awarded,April, 2017
  5. Surti Imran Abdulkader,Ph.D.,"Representation of Holocaust and Partition: A Study of Select Texts",Awarded,July, 2017
  6. Patel Sonal Naginbhai,Ph.D.,"A Critical Study of Badal Sicar's Concept of the Third Theatre with reference to his dramatic works",Awarded,September, 2017
  7. Mehta Divya Ankur ,Ph.D.,"Existentialist Themes in Indian Drama in English Translation",Awarded,July, 2018
  8. Vyas Yatin Prakashchandra,Ph.D.,"A. K. Ramanujan and Pablo Neruda: A Comparative Study of Their Poetry",Awarded,September, 2019
  9. Karthika V.P.,Ph.D.,“Voice(s) of the Marginalized: A Reading of Transgender Autobiographies”,Pursuing
  10. Desai Sapna Madhav,Ph.D.,“Gender Issues in Children’s Literature: A Study of Select Texts”,pursuing
  11. Jagdishbhai Vihabhai Solanki, Ph.D., "Postcolonial Concerns in Wole Soyinka’s Plays: A Critical Study", Awarded, 2017
  12. Dharaben Nikhilkumar Rawal, Ph.D., "Lexicography and Corpus Linguistics: A Study of theCOBUILD PROJECT and SomeRecommendations for the Corpus Generation of Indian Languages", Awarded, 2017
  13. Purohit Bhavin Kishorchandra, Ph.D., "Contemporary Indian Dalit Women and Hijra Autobiographical Narratives: A Study of SubalternIdentity", Awarded, 2019
  14. Patel Veenakumari Motibhai, Ph.D., "The Novels of Kamala Markandaya: A Study of Indian Diaspora", Awarded, 2020
  15. Hiral Sukhanand Chaudhari, Ph.D., "The Application of ICT Tools for Learning English and Communication Skills: A case Study of Undergraduate Engineering Learners", Awarded, 2020
  16. Kinjal Desai , Ph.D. Pursuing
  17. Ashish Gamit , Ph.D. Pursuing
  18. Manish Malkani, Ph.D. Pursuing
  19. Vaidya Yatharth Nalinbhai,Ph.D.,"Environmental Concerns in Ruskin Bond’s Select Short Stories: An Ecocritical Study",Awarded,2018
  20. Priyaba Sarvaiya,Ph.D.,"Regionalism in the works of Thomas Hardy and Zaverchand Meghani: A Comparative Study.",Awarded,2018
  21. Sutariya Chirag Kalubhai,Ph.D.,"Ecocritical Study of Moby Dick, The Old Man and the Sea, Life of Pi, and Hungry Tide",Awarded,2018
  22. Mr. Mihirkumar Kishorchandra Dave,Ph.D.,"Strategies for Translating Dialectical Features: A Study of Selected Gujarati Novels in English Translation ",Awarded,2019
  23. Yusufzay Imran Khan Mohammed Yusuf Khan,Ph.D.,"Teaching Communication Skill in English to the Engineering Students in Saurashtra.",Awarded,2018
  24. Udeshi Hardik Mahendrabhai,Ph.D.,"Tribal Concerns in selected Bengali, Odiya, Malayalam And Gujarati Novels In English: An Ethnographic Reading.",Awarded,2019
  25. Mac Steffi Joseph,Ph.D.,"Use of Language by Shakespeare in his Tragedies",Awarded,2018
  26. Chandravali Talaviya ,Language Poetry: An Extremities of Avant-garde in Post-modern Poetry ,2018,perusing
  27. Dhara Desai,DESIGNING NEED BASED SYLLABUS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO FOUNDATION COURSE IN ENGLISH CURRICULUM OF VNSGU,2018,perusing
  28. Dipesh Patel,A study of Surrealism in Haruki Murakami’s Selected Works,2019,perusing
  29. Vrunda Joshi ,A Psychoanalytical approach to the use of Indian myths: A reading of Amish Tripathi’s Selected Novels,2019,perusing
  30. Parag Dave,The Depiction of Crime and Violence in the Graphic Novels of Alan Moore,2021,perusing
  31. Ujas Pandya,A Translation of Selected essays from Jhaverchabd Meghani’s ‘Paribraman’ from Gujarati into English with Critical Introduction ,2021,perusing
  32. Riya Shah,Depiction of Queer Sensibility in selected Verse Novels ,2021,perusing
  33. Shah Mukti B.,Ph. D.,Enhancing Communication Skills of the UG Students Using Digital English Language Laboratory,Pursuing ,March 2015
  34. Dave Urvashi H.,Ph. D.,Translation of Selected Surrealistic Poems by Gulam Mohammed Sheikh and Sitanshu Yashaschandra Mehta into English and their Evaluation ,Pursuing ,March 2015
  35. Desai Deepa M,Ph. D.,Adaptation: A Journey from Text to Screen of Some Hindi Films: An Exploration,Pursuing ,November 2016
  36. Faldu Mital L.,Ph. D.,Subjective Dimension: Reshaping Indian Mythology,Pursuing ,November 2016
  37. Chauhan Prashant M.,Ph. D.,Translation of Himanshi Shelat’s Novel Aathamo Rang from Gujarati into English with a Critical Analysis,Pursuing ,November 2016
  38. Solanki Pradip,Ph. D.,Translation of Gujarati Plays Aa Manas Madrasi Lage Chhe (This Man Seems to be Madrasi) and Khagras (Eclipse) by Sitanshu Yashaschandra into English with Critical Introduction,Pursuing ,June 2018
  39. Bhoi Darshana,Ph D,Psychoanalytical Approach to Totalitarianism in the Selected Novels.,Pursuing
  40. Charudhari Harun,Ph D,Impacts of Science and Religion on Human Life in Selected Novels,Pursuing
  41. Das Amrita,Ph D,“Re-defining Women Subjectivity and Individuality: A Study of Githa Hariharan’s Novels from the Theoretical Perspective of Luce Irigary,Pursuing
  42. Nagrecha Smita, Ph D, A Critical Study of the Autobiographies of P T Usha, M C Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal and Sania Mirza, Pursuing
  43. Nayee Dipali,Ph D, Critical Study of Selected Indian Science Fiction , Pursuing
  44. Prajapati Sunil, Ph D, Representation of New Woman: A Feministic Study of the Select works of Manju Kapur, Shobha De and Namita Gokhale, Pursuing
  45. Dipan P Bhatt,Ph.D,Effectiveness of Drama Based Activities to Develop Speaking Skills of ESL Learners at Tertiary Level,Awarded,07/08/2018
  46. Dharmendrakumar R Baria,Ph.D,Effectiveness of a Task Based Language Enrichment Programme to Develop Academic Writing Skillls of ESL Learners,Awarded,18/07/2020
  47. Annaashirvadita E Sacha,Ph.D,Corpus Analysis of Language in ELT Research in India,Awarded,18/12/2018
  48. Shivkumar Singh,Ph.D,Impact of Technology Enhanced Multimedia Instruction on Language Skills of Engineering Students,Awarded,10/05/2018
  49. Raeesabegam J Usmani,Ph.D,Augmenting Writing Skills of ESL Learners at Tertiary Level ,Pursuing
  50. Avadhuta R Patel,Ph.D,Using E Learing to Develop Language Skills of ESL Learners at Tertiary Level,Pursuing
  51. Mehulkumar A Agrawal,Ph.D,Preparation and Try out of a need based ESP Course for Paramedical Students,Pursuing
  52. AneriRahulbhaiArya,Ph.D,A Critical Study of Construction and Representation of Disability in Selected Contemporary Indian Fiction,Pursuing
  53. Krupaben R Limbachiya,Ph.D,An Echo Critical Study in the Selected Works of Ruskin Bond,Pursuing
  54. Dhara Desai ,M.Phil,Travel Across Cultures: A Critical Study of selected Travelogues of Samanth Subramanian and Bishwanath Ghosh,Awarded ,May, 2016
  55. RaeesaUsmani,M.Phil,A Critical Study of Sikandar Begum’s A Pilgrimage to Mecca and Richard Burton’s Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Madinah and Meccah,Awarded,January, 2018
  56. Viraj Desai ,P.hD,Critiquing translations; a critique of English translations of HimanshiShelat,Pursuing,2019
  57. Arti Triklani,P.hD,A Diachronic Study of Selection Graphic narratives from 2001 to 2010. ,Pursuing
  58. Kinnari Patel ,P.hD,Fictionalizing History: A Critical Study of Selected works of K. M. Munshi ,Pursuing

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