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Ms. Nidhi Sharma

Assistant Professor
Department of English
Email id: nidhisharma21@gmail.com

Educational Qualification

Degree

Institution

Year

B.A (English)

MCM DAV College, Panjab University (Chandigarh)

2004

MA (English)

English Department, Panjab University (Chandigarh)

2006

M.Phil

Department of English and Cultural Studies, Panjab University (Chandigarh)

2008

PhD (Pursuing)

Department of English and Cultural Studies, Panjab University (Chandigarh)

Since 2017

Career Profile

Teaching Experience: 8 years (Approx.)

Has been working as an Assistant Professor in English since 2009 at various Delhi University Colleges to include SPM, SGND Khalsa, Satyawati (M) and is currently teaching at ARSD College. Her areas of interests include American Fiction and Literary Theory and published on Philip Roth, Kurt Vonnegut Jr. and Virginia Woolf. She has presented papers at various National and International Conferences on various themes of Space, Trauma, Memory, History And Post-Modern American Fiction.

Areas of Specialization / Interest

American Literature, Kurt Vonnegut and Spatial Studies

Subjects Taught

British Literature - Modern Period, European Classical Literature, Partition Literature, Women And
Empowerment, Media and Communication, English Core and AECC papers

Research Projects (Major Grants/Research Collaboration)

Assisted Prof. Lovelina P. Singh as a member of research committee for a major UGC research project on American Fiction

Publications Profile

  • Book Published: Philip Roth His Dystopian Imagination. ISBN : 978-93-5207-597-3
  • Chapter in Book: ECOSENSIBILITIES: Finding Path to Harmony. ISBN: 978-81-8329-928-2. "Tread Light on the Planet - Contours of Ecology and the Role of Arts in Ecological Crisis: A Study Of Kurt Vonnegut's Works"
  • Diviner Journal, ISSN - 0973-8320, "Shakespearean Resonance in Woolf's Creative Imagination : Autonomy and Assimilation in Mrs. Dalloway"
  • Glimpses Journal, ISSN - 22250-0561, "Surviving The Trauma(s) : Contours Of Memory And History In the Writing of Kurt Vonnegut Jr."
  • Diviner Journal, ISSN - 0973-8320, "Real Geography and Imagined Spaces: Locating A Thirdspace Heterotopia in The Fiction of Kurt Vonnegut"
  • Ruminations Journal, ISSN - 2229-6751, Cultural Production of Transness: Deconstructing The Stage Of Fame of Trans-Life in The Danish Girl"
Conference Participation / Presentations

  • National Seminar: Presented a paper at National Conference on "Revisiting Nationalism and its Changing Contours: The Curious Case of the Returnee Indian" from 5-6th April, 2019 at SGND Khalsa College, D.U
  • International Conference : Presented a paper at the 18th MELOW International Conference on "SUNNY PLEASURE DOMES AND CAVES OF ICE: UTOPIAS AND DYSTOPIAS IN WORLD LITERATURE" from March 15-17, 2019, Jamia Milia Islamia, Delhi
  • National Seminar: Presented a paper at UGC Sponsored National Conference on "Nostalgia in 20th Century Literature, Cinema and Art" from 7-8th March, 2019, Aryabhatta College, D.U
  • National Seminar: Presented a paper at ICSSR sponsored National Seminar on "Women Empowerment in India: History and Politics" from 10-11th Jan, 2019 at Rajdhani College, D.U
  • International Conference : Presented a paper at the 17th MELOW International Conference on "SPACE, PLACE AND LANDSCAPE IN LITERATURES OF THE WORLD" from March 9-11, 2018, Dharamshala
  • National Seminar: Presented a paper at Kirori Mal College on Decoding the Partition L(i/a)nes: Reflections on Language, Literature and Culture from 6-7th Feb, 2018
  • International Conference : Presented a paper at the 16th MELOW International Conference on "Facts, Distortions and Erasures: Literature as History, History in Literature" from March 3-5, 2017, Chandigarh
Administrative Assignments

  • Member of Admission Committee at Satyawati College, Session 2018-2019
  • Member of organizing committee for National Seminar held at Kirori Mal College, 2018
  • Member of Organizing Committee for Panjab University Youth Festival, 2007-2008
Other Activities

Awards and Distinctions:

  • Topped in Philosophy in B.A examination
  • Stood 3rd in Panjab University BA examinations, 2004
Association With Professional Bodies:
  • MELOW - Multi Ethnic Literature of the world
  • FORTELL
  • Member of Shakespeare Society of India
  • Sahitya Academy