MA (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Poetry, African Literature, Translation Studies, Folklore, Ecocriticism
Department of English
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
The World of Assamese Folktales: A Study of the Tales of Lakshminath Bezbaroa and Troilokyeswari Devi Baruani. Guwahati: Bhabani Print and Publication. 2011. ISBN 9789381139004
Amba: Princess of Kashi, English translation of Assamese novel Kashikanya Amba by Dr. Malinee. B.R. Publications, Delhi. 2013. ISBN 9789350501191.
Krihsna Kanta Handiqui: Celebrated Indologist, English translation of Assamese biography of Krishna Kanta Handiqui by Ahalya Gogoi. Guwahati: Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, 2014. ISBN 9788193005071
Ramakrishna Paramhansa, Assamese translation of the English monograph of the same title by Swami Lokeswarananda. New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 2014. ISBN 978-81-260-4494-8
Review of Thakur: A Life of Sri Ramakrishna by Rajiv Mehrotra in the Journal of the Department of English, Gauhati University. November, 2009.
‘Language Death as a Global Phenomenon and Identity Politics in Assam’ in Human Rights and Democracy. Ed. Bolin Hazarika. Jorhat, 2010.
“Sankar-Madhavar Eksaran Namdharma: Asomiya Jatiya Jivanat Adhunikatar Unmesh” in Anunad: Srimanta Sankar Aru Asamiya Sanskrti edited by Ranjit Kumar Dev Goswami and published by Bhabani Print and Publications, Guwahati. March, 2012.
“Sonaram Chutia as a Messiah of Equality” in Vaisnav Pandit Sonaram Chutia: Jivan aru Manisa edited by Rupeswar Neog and others, published by Srimanta Sankardeva Sangha, Jorhat. 2012.
“African Literature and the Politics of Language” in Kandali, Prakash and Chandicharan Goswami (ed). Xonalee Abhijnan, souvenir of the Golden Jubilee Celebration of DKD College, Dergaon. 2014.
“Orality-Literacy Interface in Novelistic Art: The Case of Chinua Achebe” in Journal of Literature and Culture Studies Vol II Issue II, March 2015. Edited by Dr. Margaret L. Pachuau, published by the Department of English, Mizoram University. ISSN 2348-1188.
“The Life and Times of Troilokyeswari Devi Baruani: A Proposal” in Srotaswini, peer-reviewed, biennial, bilingual research journal published by J B College Women Cell, J B College, Jorhat. ISSN: 2277-5277. Editors: Sumitra Purakayastha, Nandini Choudhury Bora.
“Blasphemies by the Pope of Russell Square: Eliot’s Dirty Verse” in English Forum, the journal of the Department of English, Gauhati University. Editor: Lalan Kishore Singh. Vol 5, 2016-17.
“The Miracle of Ramana Maharshi: Vedanta for Everyone” in Beekshan the Philosophical Journal of J B College (Autonomous), Jorhat. Editors: Arotee Neog, Dr Sumitra Purakayastha. December 2017.
Presented a paper entitled "MA in English Syllabi in Northeast India: Tyranny of the Western Canon or Cultural Enrischment?" in the International Conference on Pluralism and Multiculturalism in Teaching and Research of English Language and Literature at VIT, Vellore on15 and 16 April 2016. Also, chaired an academic session of the conference.
Functioned as Resource Person in a UGC-sponsored National Seminar on Contemporary Literature in the Changing Socio-Cultural Scenario at Margherita College, Margherita, Assam from 18th to 19th September, 2015. As a panellist, spoke on “Ecocriticism: Scope and Tendencies”.
Presented a paper entitled “Chinua Achebe as Novelist: Story-teller as Guide” in an International Seminar on Remembering Chinua Achebe at Mysore University, March 20-21, 2014.
Presented a paper, “Translation, Comparative Literature and Krishna Knata Handiqui” in the National Seminar on Translation in the Context of Assamese Literature (February 7 and 8, 2012) on February 7 organized by the Department of Assamese, Gauhati University.
Spoke as a Resource Person on July 7, 2012, in the Two-Day National Seminar on Literature of North-East India and Its Future Vision organized by Dhanamanjuri College of Arts, Imphal in collaboration with Sahitya Akademi at Dhanamanjuri College of Arts, Imphal.
Presented a paper, “More Distant than the Stars and Nearer than the Eye: the Commonness of Mystical Experience in Sufism and Hindu Bhakti-Marga” on February 2, 2012 in the Three-Day International Seminar on Indo-Iranian Heritage in the Context of Sufism as a Bond of Culture and Tourism Between India (N.E)-Iran-Afghanistan-Turkey and Central Asia organized by the Department of Persian, Gauhati University.
Functioned as Resource person in UGC-sponsored National Seminar on Translation (Feb 12, 13, 14) at Women’s College, Tinsukia, and presented a paper entitled “Krishna Kanta Handiqui’s Theory and Practice of Translation: A Comparatist’s Adventure”
Chaired a session in the UGC-sponsored National Seminar on the Challenges of Changing the Mindset of the People to Eradicate Gender Discrimination organized by Jorhat College, Jorhat on May 25, 2011.
Presented a paper, “Pioneering Zeal: Lakshminath Bezbaroa’s Inimitable Story-telling and Assamese Culture” on November 30, 2011 in a National Seminar on Reception and Reflection of Folktales in Indian Life and Literature organized by the Department of Assamese, Dibrugarh University in collaboration with Sahitya Akademi.
Wrote Unit 4 on “Wole Soyinka: The Lion and the Jewel” , pp 83-105 of study material on World Literature for Semester 4, MA in English, Course 16 (Option A) of Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University.
Editor of English Forum the journal of the Department of English, Gauhati University from 2012 to 2014.
Spoke as Resource Person in MHRD-sponsored Short Term Programme on “Innovative Practices in Teaching Learning Process” at Howly College, Howly on 27 February, 2018.
Spoke as Invited Speaker on Troilokyeswari Devi Baruani, a founder donor of J B College, Jorhat at J B College, Jorhat on September 30, 2016.
Spoke on “English Studies Today and the Indian Student: Some Key Issues” at J B College, Jorhat on 20 September 2014