Amandeep Singh

Assistant Professor

EDUCATION 

2014- to present                   PhD (submitted) on the topic “Ontological and Epistemological Discourses in Select Works of Kurt Vonnegut and Thomas Pynchon” from Central University of Rajasthan

2011-2013                               Master of Arts (MA) English and Comparative Literature Pondicherry University

2008-2011                               Bachelor of Arts (BA) English Honors from Delhi University

2006-2008                               Senior Secondary Examination in Commerce from CISCE, New Delhi

2004-2006                               Secondary School Examination from CISCE, New Delhi

   

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION 

2015                                        Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) from Cambridge University (June)   

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

2017-till present                      Post-Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Rights (PGDIPR) from Vardhman Mahaveer Open University (VMOU), Kota, Rajasthan.

2016-2017                               Post-Graduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling (PGDGC) from Vardhman Mahaveer Open University (VMOU), Kota, Rajasthan

2016                                        Diploma in Creative Writing in English (DCE) from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi (January-December)

2013                                        Certificate Course in Teaching English (CTE) from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi (July-December)

2012-2013                               Certificate Course in Spanish Language from Pondicherry University, Pondicherry

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

ELT, Postmodern Literature, English Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Studies, American Literature, Technical Communication

 PUBLICATIONS:

 CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

  •  Bhuyan, Kaushik N., and Aman Deep Singh. “Literature, Partition and Holocaust: Colonial Borders and Postcolonial Conflicts in the Works of Salman Rushdie.” Partition: A Divided Legacy. Professor H.S Chandalia and Dr. Manoj Kumar. Adhyayan, Jan. 2018, Chapter 6, pp. 58-75. ISBN 978-81-8435-000-0
  • Singh, Aman Deep. “Opium, State and Society: A Comparative Narco-Cultural Study of Bollywood and Punjabi Films.” Borderless Reflections: Critical Essays on Comparative Literature. Eds. Dr. B. Kathiresan and Dr. M. Kannadasan. Vanmazhai, Jan 2017, Chapter 7, pp. 68-80. ISBN 978-81-926667-9-2

 RESEARCH PAPERS

  •  Singh, Aman Deep, and Kaushik N. Bhuyan. “Mapping Popular Culture and Everyday Life in the Matrix of Metropolitan/Cosmopolitan Identity: A Study of Adiga’s Novels.” New Academia, Vol. 7, Issue 3, July 2018, pp. 109-118. E-ISSN 2347-2073
  • Singh, Aman Deep. “Traversing the Postmodern Geopolitics in the Works of Salman Rushdie.” Bodhi Journals, Vol.2, Special Issue 24, April 2018, pp. 27-29. E-ISSN 2456-5571
  • Singh, Aman Deep. “Literature, Films and Television: Reconstruction of Intertextuality in Select English Television Serials.” Asian Quarterly: An International Journal of Contemporary Issues. Vol. 14, Issue 3, Nov. 2016, pp. 46-56. ISSN 2229-581X
  • Singh, Aman Deep. “Interrogation, Counter-Interrogation and Revolution: A Comparative Study of Dario Fo and Ngugi Wa Thiong’o Select Works.” Roots International Journal of Multidisciplinary Researches. Vol. 3, special issue 5, Oct. 2016, pp. 1-3. ISSN 2349-8684.
  • Singh, Aman Deep. “Sexual, Textual and Traumatic subjectivity: August Strindberg representation of class and sexual conflict in Miss Julie.” Quest Journals Inc: Journal of Research in Humanities and Social Science. Volume 2, Issue 10, 2014, pp. 18-20. E-ISSN: 2321-9467 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • Singh, Aman Deep. “Postmodern Iconography and Misanthropic Vision in Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle.Emerging Trends in Language, Literature, and Culture. Ed. Dr. Kumkum Bhardwaj. Shri Gyansagar Publications, Mar. 2018, pp. 54-57. ISBN 978-81-936374-9-4
  • Singh, Aman Deep. “Deciphering Select Travel Writing in the Context of Postmodern Hermeneutics.” Postmodern Trends in English Language and Literature. Ed. R. Vaishnavi. Iyal Publications, Feb. 2017, pp. 62-70. ISBN 978-93-8528-327-7
  • Singh, Aman Deep. “Resurrection of Shakespearean Texts through Popular TV series.” International Conference on Language and Literature through Ages. Eds. Dr. Kumkum Bhardwaj and Dr. Upendra Gami. Shri Gyansagar Publications, Nov. 2016, pp. 171-75. ISBN 978-81-920370-7-3
  • Singh, Aman Deep. “A Study of Lexias and Hermeneutic Ramifications in Hypertext Fiction.” English Literature in the Digital Era. Ed. Dr. Lakhimai Mili. Bonfring Intellectual Integrity, June 2016, pp. 12-18. ISBN 9789385477799 

PAPERS PRESENTED IN SEMINARS/CONFERENCES/SYMPOSIUMS  

2018                            “Encrypting and Decrypting Racial Stereotypes in Contemporary Video Games”, at the International Conference on Moving Beyond the Margin: The Politics of Exclusion and Assimilation, Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer, 15-16 November

2018                            “Postmodern Iconography and Misanthropic Vision in Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle, at the Third International Conference on Emerging Trends in Language, Literature, and Culture, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, NCR Campus, Modinagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, 23-25 March

2018                            “Traversing the Postmodern Geopolitics in Works of Salman Rushdie”, at the International Conference on English Literature – A Tool for Social Upliftment, Sri Parasakthi College for Women, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Courtallam, Tamil Nadu, 7 March

2017                            “Deciphering Select Travel Writing in the Context of Postmodern Hermeneutics”, at the one-day national seminar on Postmodern Trends in English Language and Literature, Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan College of Arts and Science for Women, Bharathidasan University, Perambalur, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, 9 February

2017                            “Literature, Films and Television: Reconstruction of Intertextuality in Select English Television Serials”, at the International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture, Institute of Advanced Studies in English, Aundh, Pune, 3-5 February

2017                            “Opium, State and Society: A Comparative Narco-Cultural Study of Bollywood and Punjabi Films”, at the two-day national seminar on Crossing the Boundaries: Theory and Practice of Comparative Literature, Thiruvalluvar University, Serkkadu, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, 5-6 January

2016                            “Resurrection of Shakespearean Texts through Popular TV series”, at the International Conference on Language and Literature through Ages, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, NCR Campus, Modinagar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, 18-20 November

2016                            “Shakespeare and Television: Reconstruction of Intertextuality in Select English Television Serials”, at the XIII annual International Conference of Rajasthan Association for Studies (RASE) in English on William Shakespeare through the Ages, K.N. Modi University, Newai, 5-6 November

2016                            “Interogation, Counter-Interogation and Revolution: A Comparative Study of Dario Fo and Ngugi Wa Thiong’o Select Works”, at the International Conference on Literature: A Reflection of Society, Government Arts & Science college for Women, Periyar University, Bargur, Tamil Nadu, 7 October

2016                            “A Study of Lexias and Hermeneutic Ramifications in Hypertext Fiction”, at the UGC national seminar on English Literature in the Digital Era, Pondicherry university, Pondicherry, 12 February

2015                            “Cosmopolitanism and Translation: A Diacritic Study of Select Indian Writers”, at the XII annual International Conference of Rajasthan Association for Studies (RASE) on English on Evolving Facets of Translation: Comparative Perspectives, Adaptation and Popular Culture, Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer, 24-25 November 

WORKSHOPS PARTICIPATED

 2017                            GIAN workshop on “Postcolonial, Transnational and World Literatures: Contexts and Approaches.” Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, 11-17 January

 REFERENCES

  • Sanjay Arora, Associate Professor, Department of English, Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer-305817. Email: sanjayarora@curaj.ac.in. Contact no: +91-9829345035
  • Professor Clement S. Lourdes, Head of the Department, Department of English, Pondicherry University, Puducherry-605014. Email: clement118@gmail.com. Contact no: +91-9894320440
  • Diane Hoggins, Teacher Trainer, UTS INSEARCH, INSEARCH limited, Sydney, Australia. Email: diane.hoggins@insearch.edu.au. Contact no: +61(0) 466488138
  • Professor H. Kalpana, Department of English, Department of English, Pondicherry University, Puducherry-605014. Email: drhk.engdept@gmail.com. Contact no: +91-9487778382