Dr. Mithun Chakravarty

Assistant Professor
  • M A, Ph D, SET
  • Courses Taught : B A, B Sc, B Com, BCA, MA English Literature
  • Area of Expertise : Partition Narratives
  • Academic Experience - 13 Years

Contact Details

email : chakravarty03@gmail.com

Research Details

  • Completed Minor Research Project on “Gaps and Silences in Women Narratives of Partition with Special Reference to Ice-Candy- Man and The River Churning” under UGC grant of Rs. 1, 00, 000 during the period 2013 – 2015
  • Ph. D from Mangalore University in 2013. Title of the Thesis – “Re-inventing the Metaphor: Women in Narratives of Partition”

Publications

  • “Paschatap”, Kannada short story. Venkatagiri Dalwai. ed. Aniketana: Karnataka Sahitya Akademi, Bengaluru, April-June, 2006. P 123 – 140.
  • Translated Rita Kothari’s English article titled “Questions in and of Language” to Kannada titled “Bhasheya Bagegina Prashnegalu”. This translated article is published in the book “Bharatada Bahubhashika Parisara Mattu Anuvada” edited by Dr. Siraj Ahmad, published by Kuvempu Bhasha Pradhikara, Bengaluru, 2016. P 213 – 249.
  • “The Corner of a Square”, translation of Kannada short story “Samakonada Moole” by K T Gatti. P Basavaraj Donur. ed. Aniketana: A Quarterly Journal of Kannada Language and Literature. Karnataka Sahitya Akademi. Bengaluru, Feb-April, 2008. P 69 – 83.

Conferences

Papers Published:

  • Chakravarty, Mithun. “Silence Speaks Louder: Gendered Readings of Partition Women Narratives” in the Biannual AIMS Journal of Research, Bangalore, 2014. P 7 – 15. ISSN: 2321-8487.
  • “Generation Shift in the Women's Narratives of Partition” in Shetty S D. ed. “Shodha”, Vol-2, No-1. Ujire: S D M College Ha Ma Na Research Centre, July 2012. P 93 – 107. ISSN 2249-0396.
  • “Re-Inventing the Metaphor: Women in the Narratives of Partition” in Shinde G N, et al. eds. Postmodern Literary Theory and Literature. Seminar Proceedings. Nanded: Kusha Publishers, 2012. P 57-65. ISBN 978-81- 920120-0- 1.
  • “Subaltern Voice in Jyotirmoyee Devi’s The River Churning: A Feminist Response to Partition” in Shetty. S D ed. “Shodha”, Experimental Journal, January 2010. P 51 – 56.
  • “Gendered Partition: Understanding Oral Narratives” in Surendran K V. ed. Women’s Voices: A Critical Investigation. Seminar Proceedings. Thalassery: Brennen College, 2010. P 76-81.
  • “Subaltern Voice in Jyotirmoyee Devi’s The River Churning: A Feminist Response to Partition” in Ravindran T K ed. “Representation of Subalterns: Problems and Perspectives”. Seminar Proceedings. Bantwal: S V S College, 2010. P 27 – 36.
  • Abstract of the paper titled “Gaps and Silences in Women Narratives of Partition” in published in Transitions: Literature, Language and Culture: Post 1980: Souvenir and Book of Abstracts. Payel Dutta Chowdhury. ed. et. al. New Delhi: Excel, 2015. P 43. ISBN 978-93- 84869-14- 4.
  • Awarded Pre – Doctoral Fellowship by Osmania University Centre for International Programmes [OUCIP], to work on “Re-Inventing the Metaphor: Women in Narratives of Partition” from Nov 15 to December 13, 2010.

Seminars Attended and Papers Presented:

  • Presented a paper titled “Gaps and Silences in Women Narratives of Partition” at an International Conference on Transitions: Literature, Language and Culture: Post 1980 on 6 and 7 Feb 2015 at Garden City College, Bangalore
  • Presented a paper titled “Silence Speaks Louder: Gendered Readings of Partition Women Narratives” at National Conference on Role of Literature: Changing Attitudes Towards Gender on 23 and 24, August 2013, at AIMS, Bangalore.
  • Presented a paper titled “Gendered Partition: Understanding Oral Narratives” in the National Seminar on New Trends in Nationalist Writings held on 23rd and 24th April 2010 at Besant Evening College, Mangalore.
  • Presented a paper titled “Sexual Politics of Partition” in the State level Seminar on Politics and Literature held on 28 th April 2010 at Kamla Nehru College, Shimoga.
  • Presented a paper titled “Gendered Partition: Understanding Oral Narratives” at a National Seminar on Women’s Voices: A Critical Investigation held on 12 and 13 August 2010 organised by the Post graduate department of English and Research Centre, Government Brennen College, Thalassery, Kerala.
  • Presented a paper titled “Re-Inventing the Metaphor: Women in the Narratives of Partition” at a National Seminar on Postmodern Literary Theory and Literature (PLTL-2012) held on 27 and 28 January, 2012 organised by the Department of English, Indira Gandhi (Sr) College, CIDCO, Nanded, Maharashtra.
  • Attended a University level Seminar on Indian Literature in English Translation: The Present Scenario on 3 Aug 2012 at Bhandarkar Arts and Science College, Kundapur.
  • Attended a National Workshop on Engaging Priorities, Enabling Connections: India, Canada and the Way Forward on 13 March 2013 organized by the Department of English, Mangalore University sponsored by the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute.
  • Chaired the Paper Presentation Session in the National Conference on Role of Literature: Changing Attitudes Towards Gender on 23 and 24, August 2013, at AIMS, Bangalore
  • Chaired the paper presentation and participated in two days National Conference, Sambhrama – 2014 on Youth for Social Transformation – Involvement and Initiatives held on 19 and 20 Feb 2014 organized by the department of Postgraduate Studies and Research in Social Work, S D M College (Autonomous), Ujire.

Others

  • Hindustani Vocalist
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