Faculty Profile

Dr. Shyam Ji
Assistant Professor
Institute of Applied Science & Humanities

Contact Details:

Email: shyam.dubey@gla.ac.in
Contact Number: 9990709940

Education

  • Qualified   UGC-NET June, 2014 (English Literature)
  • Qualified   UGC-NET Dec., 2014 (Linguistics)
  • May, 2015                         The English and Foreign Languages University, Lucknow Campus
  • Ph. D.  Awarded                Thesis on  Style in the Fiction of Anita Desai and Kiran Desai: A Comparative  Study
  • 2007- 2008                        The English and Foreign Languages University, Lucknow Campus
  • M. Phil. Awarded               Dissertation on Cohesion in D. H. Lawrence’s Sons and Lovers
  • 2006   The English and Foreign Languages University, Lucknow Campus Post Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of English
  • 2001-2003 CSJM University, Kanpur M.A. (English Literature)     

Online Course

May 2018  Four week’s course on ‘Dyslexia and Foreign Language Teaching’ from Lancaster University, U.K. 

Research Area

Literary and Linguistic Stylistics, Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis, 

Professional Experience 

  • Presently working as an Assistant Professor in English at GLA University, Mathura (from Feb. 01, 2017 to ___)
  • Two and a half years’ as an Assistant Professor in English at Galgotias University, Greater Noida (from Sept. 22, 2014 to Jan. 31, 2017)
  • Four years’ as a lecturer in English at Noida Institute of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida (from Aug. 2010 to Sept. 20, 2014)
  • One year’s as a lecturer in English at Tilak Post Graduate College, Auraiya, U.P. (from 2007 to 2009)
  • One year’s as a lecturer in English at Mayank Shekhar Mahavidyalya, Korawa, Kanpur (2003-2004)
  • Two years’ as a part time faculty at IEC Softwares Ltd. New Delhi Br. Auraiya (2001-2003) 

Subjects Taught 

  •  PG level courses: Professional Communication, Technical Writing
  • UG Level Courses: Professional Communication, Advanced English Grammar, Technical Writing, Linguistics, Translation Studies, Elizabethan and Romantic Poetry, Linguistic and Literary Criticism

Research/Projects Guided 

Guided eleven (11) projects (Graduate Thesis) 

Major Publications 

  • “ Anita Desai: Reading the Other Way”. Ad Litteram: An English Journal of International Literati, Vol. II, 2017, Web.
  • “ Teaching Students of Mixed Ethnicities”.  English Language Teaching: A Modern Approach. Atlantic Publications, 2016. Print.
  • “Stylistic Analysis of a page from Anita Desai’s Fire on the Mountain”.English Literature: Opening up the New Spheres. Ed. Vidyalankankar and Singh: Jaipur: YKING Books: 2016, Print.
  • “Lexicology and Readability in Anita Desai’s Pine Apple”. IJLLT. Issue II, 2015. Print.
  • “Identity Crises in Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss”. The Criterion. Vol. III. Issue I, 2013. Web.
  • “Stylistic Analysis of Josef Essberger’s The Winepress”. ELT Weekly. ELT Weekly, Vol. III. Issue 87, 2011.Web.

Seminars and Workshops     

  • Presented a paper entitled ‘Computer Translators: Why do they Fail?’ in the international conference on “Language, Culture and Identity’ organized by Dept. of English, GLA University, Mathura on Nov. 10-11, 2017
  • Participated in the ‘Departmental Training on English (DTE-17) organized by Department of English, GLA University Mathura on July 26-28, 2017
  • Participated in a three-day Faculty Enablement Programme on ‘Business Communication and Team Work’ organized by Infosys on 17-19 July, 2017
  • Attended a two day workshop on ‘Research Paper Writing’ organized by Dept. of English, GLA University, Mathura on 27-28 May 2017
  • As a resource person in the ‘five-day Faculty Development Programme’ on  organized by IIMT College of Pharmacy on Dec. 12, 2016
  • Played the role of a convener in the ‘two-day workshop on  Communication Skills’ organized by Dept. of English, NIET, Greater Noida on 13-14 May 2014
  • Played the role of a convener in the ‘two-day Faculty Development Programme on Speaking Skills’ organized by Dept. of English, NIET, Greater Noida on 28-29 Dec. 2012
  • Attended a Two-day workshop on ‘Human Values and Professional Ethics’ organized by ITS Engineering College, Greater Noida on 27-28 April 2012
  • Attended a national conference on Dickens Beyond the Ages organized by Amity University, Noida,  in collaboration with C.C.S. University, Meerut on 4th March 2012
  • Presented a paper entitled ‘Colonial Hangover in Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss’ in the UGC sponsored national conference on Human Consciousness in the Post-independence Literature of India organized by V.G.M. Dibiyapur, Auraiya-U.P. on 13th Feb. 2012
  • Presented a paper entitled ‘Making the Style Intelligible’ in the International conference on Language and Communication: Barriers and Challenges organized by Dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences, SRM Engineering College, Lucknow on 16th July 2011
  • Presented a paper entitled ‘Use of Hinglish in Indian English Fiction’ in the UGC sponsored national seminar on India in 21st Century: Dasha and Disha, organized by Tilak Post Graduate College, Auraiya-U.P. on 29-30 Jan. 2011
  • Attended a one-week workshop on “Bringing Grammar to Life in the Upper primary Classroom” organized by in collaboration with British Council of India and EFL University, Hyderabad; at EFL University Lucknow Campus in March, 2010
  • Presented a paper on ‘Kamla Das: A Champion of the Cause of Women’   in the International Seminar on Feminine Consciousness in South Asian Literature organized at University of Lucknow, Lucknow  on 3 – 4 Nov. 2006