Dr. Mridul Bordoloi

Dr. Mridul Bordoloi
Dr. Mridul Bordoloi
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Associate Professor
English

Profile

Specialization:

  • American Literature

Areas of Interest:

  • Critical Theory, Philosophy of History, Postcolonial Fiction, Phenomenology, Ecocriticism.

Papers taught:

  • Modern Poetry; Political Thought and Cultural History; Contemporary Critical Thought.

 

Publications

Publications:

  1. T.S. Eliot’s Tiresias: History, Memory, Knowledge” in Dibrugarh University Journal of English Studies (DUJES) Vol.14 (ISSN 0975-5659) in 2001-02.
  2. The Politics of Memory in Boman Desai’s The Memory of Elephants” in DUJES 15 (ISSN 0975-5659) in 2005.
  3. Identity and the Ethics of Alterity in Vikram Chandra’s Red Earth and Pouring RainDUJES 16 (ISSN 0975-5659) in 2007.
  4. Multicultural Shakespeare: Making the Subaltern Speak” (co-authored by H.K.Nath and R. Barthakur) in Renaissance and Modern Shakespeares, ed. Subir Dhar. Amitava Roy et al (ISBN 81-67536-00-7) in 2008.
  5. "Real’ izing the Nation: Ideology, Allegory, Alterity and Salman Rushdie’s Shame DUJES 17 (ISSN 0975-5659) in 2008.
  6. The Ethics of Otherness in The Glass PalaceDUJES 18 (ISSN 0975-5659) in 2010.
  7. The Ethics of Conservation in Moby Dick” in SIBCOLTEJO (ISSN 0975-9867) Vol.5 in 2010.
  8. Re/delocating Home: Memory, Dislocation and the Expatriate Predicament in Interpreter of Maladies” in Dynamics of Culture and Diaspora, ed. Nigamananda Das (ISBN 8184352108) in 2010.
  9. Debunking the Dominant: Identity, Alterity and Difference in One Night at the Call Center” in DUJES 19 (ISSN 0975-5659) in 2011.
  10. A Study of Multiple Marginalities: Between the Assassinations by Aravind Adiga” (Review Article) in Margins: A Journal of Literature and Culture. Vol. 1, no. 1. (An International Journal from the Department of English, Gauhati University), Ed. Nandana Dutta and Pradipta Borgohain. (ISSN 2250-0731) in 2011.
  11. Introduction” to Uncle Tom’s Cabin (Series Consultant Pramod. K. Nayar). Winks Classic. DC Books (ISBN 978-264-3252-3) in 2011.
  12. Postcolonial Theory and Said’s Orientalism” in Critical Theory: Part II (Block II, SLM). Published by DDE in 2011.
  13. Marxist Criticism and Althusser’s Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses” in Critical Theory: Part II (Block II, SLM). Published by DDE in 2012.
  14. Tsungkotepsu: The Warrior Shawl of the Ao Nagas” in Crafts and Culture in North-East India”, Ed, K.J. Handique et al (ISBN 978-81-922338-7-1) in 2012.
  15. Re-packaging Disaster Post 9/11 and Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Trilogy”, in Journal of Creative Communications (Ed. Pramod K. Nayar). Vol. 1&2 March and July 2012, Sage Publications. (ISSN 0973-2586).
  16. A Marxist-Postcolonial Reading of Doctor Faustus”, Doctor Faustus, Ed. Nandana Dutta, Papyrus Publications (ISBN 978-93-81287-08-8) in 2012.
  17. Celebrating the Digital Revolution: Book Review of Pramod K. Nayar’s Digital Cool” in English Forum: Journal of the Department of English, Gauhati University, Vol. 2 (ISSN 2279-0446) in 2013.
  18. Theorizing History: A Dialectical Inquiry concerning the Value of Philosophy of History in the Present” in Journal of Historical Research, Vol. 18, Ed. B. Chaudhury (ISSN 22777563) in 2013.
  19. Mobility, Space and Imagined Geography in Seventeenth-Century Metaphysical Poetry” in DUJES 22 (ISSN 0975-5659) in 2013.
  20. The Sieve and the Needle”, translation of Lakshminath Bezbaroa’s poem Saloni aru Beji in Bezbaroa: The Man and his Works, Ed. A. Bormudoi, Dibrugarh University Publication Division (ISBN 978-81-927849-9-1) in 2014.
  21. The Libidinal Economy of Fear-as-Desire/Desire-as-Fear in The Grass is Singing”, in DUJES 23 (ISSN 0975-5659) in 2014.
  22. Teaching Postcolonial Theory: A Case Study of Colleges under Dibrugarh University”, in English Language Teaching, Ed, S.P. Mili (ISBN 978-81-922831-6-6) in 2014.
  23. Literature in English from India’s North-East” in Golden Reminiscences: A Bilingual Souvenir, Ed. A. Bormudoi, Dibrugarh University Publication Division (ISBN 978-81-929186-1-7) in 2014-15.
  24. Contemporary Poetry in English from India’s Northeast: An Appraisal”, in Contemporary Literature in Changing Socio-Cultural Scenario (Abstract Volume and Feature Articles), ISBN 978-81-928312-6-8 in 2015.
  25. The Twentieth Century II (1945-2000)” in History of English Society and Culture II (Second Ed.), Ed. J. Mahanta et al  (ISBN 81-92058-52-8) in 2016.

Seminars and Conferences:

  1. Presented a paper (co-authored with R. Barthakur and H.K. Nath) titled “Multicultural Shakespeare: Making the Subaltern Speak” in the World Shakespeare Conference, organised by the Shakespeare Society of Eastern India from 1-4 December, 2002.
  2. Presented a Review Paper on “WT Tuttleton’s A Fine, Silver Thread” in a Seminar-cum-Book Discussion Program on American Literature, organised by the Department of English, Dibrugarh University, in collaboration with American Information Resource Center, Kolkata, in February 3, 2004.
  3. Presented a paper (co-authored with R. Barthakur and H.K. Nath) titled “Hyphenated Identity: Transculturation, ‘Global Soul’ and Pico Iyer” in the International Conference on Commonwealth Literature, organised by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Rourkee, in October 13-15, 2005.
  4. Presented a paper titled “Measures to Counter Environmental Degradation: Working Towards a Sustainable Development” in the UGC-Sponsored National Seminar on Environmental Degradation: Risk and Management, organised by Moran College, Moranhat, on 8-9 December, 2006.
  5. Presented a paper titled “Identity and the Ethics of Alterity in Red Earth and Pouring Rain” in the UGC-Sponsored National Seminar on Indian Fiction in English, organised by D.D.R College, Chabua, Dibrugarh, on 21-22 January, 2008. 
  6. Delivered a set of lectures for NET aspirants in the Department of English and Foreign Languages, Tezpur University, Napaam, on 8-10 November, 2008.
  7. Delivered a Talk titled “Reading the –isms in Great European Thinkers” , organised by the Department of English, Sibsagar College, Joysagar, on November 13, 2010.
  8. Rendered services as a Resource Person in the Workshop on Finalization of Multilingual Dictionary, organised by the Department of Assamese, Dibrugarh University in collaboration with Asom Sahitya Sabha on February 23-26, 2012.
  9. Jointly co-ordinated (with Dr. P. Jain) the Seminar titled “Memory and Re-memory in Postcolonial Fiction”, organised by the Department of English, Dibrugarh University, on 12-13 March, 2012.
  10. Presented a paper titled “Ethnicity and the Rhetoric of Multiculturalism in Thongchi’s Mouna Ounth Mukhar Hriday” in the International Seminar on Ethnicity, Identity and Literature, organised by the Department of English, Sibsagar College, in October 11-13, 2012.
  11. Jointly coordinated (with Dr. A. Bhattacharyya) a National Seminar on Re-inventing Shakespeare: Recent Trends in Shakespeare Criticism and Adaptation, organised by the Department of English, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, on 6-7 March, 2013.
  12. Guest Speaker on the topic “Socio-cultural History and Literary Movements/Trends in English Literature from 1945 to the Present”, in the Department of English, D.H.S.K College, Dibrugarh, on March 24, 2013.
  13. Acted as Resource Person and delivered Two Talks titled “Trends and Movements in Twentieth Century” and “Trends and Movements in British Fiction of the Twentieth Century” in the Department of English, Digboi College, Digboi, on 9 April, 2013.
  14. Delivered two lectures titled “Ethno-Methodology” and “Hermeneutics and Phenomenological Methodology” in the ICSSR Sponsored Ten-Day Workshop on Research Methodology and Training Programme, organised by the Institute of Tai Studies and Research, Moranhat, Dibrugarh, on 16-25 December, 2013.
  15. Delivered the Keynote Address in the Seminar on Postcolonial Studies, organised by the Department of English, Duliajan College, Duliajan, on 26 April, 2014.
  16. Chaired a Technical Session in the International Seminar on Environmental Degradation, Sustainable Development and Entrenchment of Poverty: Issues and Policy Implications, jointly organised by the Department of Economics, and History, C.K.B. College, Teok, Jorhat, on August 21-23, 2014.
  17. Chaired Two Technical Sessions in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Literature of the North-east in the Present-day Context, organised by the Department of English, Demow College, Sibsagar, on 4-5 September, 2014.
  18. Rendered services as a Resource Person in the MHRD Government of India-Sponsored Four-Day Workshop on ICT in Education and Language Proficiency, organised by the Department of Education, Dibrugarh University, on September 8-11, 2014.
  19. Chaired a Technical Session in the ICSSR-Sponsored National Seminar on Society, Communities and Contemporary Trends of Culture: Local and Global Perspectives, organised by Women’s Cell, Jawaharlal Nehru College, Boko, Kamrup, on 4-5 November, 2014.
  20. Chaired a Technical Session in the UGC-Sponsored National Seminar on Media and its Socio-Economic Impact on the Present Society, organised by CKB College, Teok, Jorhat, on 10-11 November, 2014.
  21. Chaired a Technical Session in the UGC-Sponsored National Seminar on The Indian Novel in the Post-Independence Period, organised by Digboi Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Digboi, on 6-7 February, 2014.
  22. Acted as a Resource Person in the UGC-Sponsored National Seminar on Contemporary Literature in the Changing Socio-Cultural Scenario, organised by the Department of English, Margherita College, Margherita, on 18-19 September, 2015.
  23. Delivered a “Popular Talk on Postcolonial Literature,” organised by the Department of English, Gargaon College, Simaluguri, Sibsagar, on 5 March, 2016.
  24. Chaired a Technical Session in the Regional Seminar on “New Trends in Postcolonial Studies”, organised by the IQAC, H.C.D.G, College, Netaipukhuri, Sibsagar, on 25 June, 2016.
  25. Delivered two lectures titled “Importance of Theory in Social Science Research” and “Hermeneutic and Phenomenological Approach to Feminist Research” in the Seven-Day National Workshop on Feminist Research Methodology, organised by the Centre for Women’s Studies, Dibrugarh University, from 29 August – 4 September, 2016.
  26. Chaired a Technical Session in the UGC-Sponsored National Seminar on Democracy, Human Rights and Nation Building in India: Issues and Challenges, organised by Duliajan College, Duliajan, on 23-24 September, 2016.
  27. Co-ordinated a Seven-Day Workshop on Translation, organised by the Department of English in collaboration with Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, from 28 September-4  October, 2016.
  28. Invited by Sahitya Akademi to present a paper titled “Myth in Twenty-first Century Indian English Literature, with Special Reference to Indian English Popular Literature” in the Two-Day Seminar on Myth and Contemporary Indian Literature, organised by Sahitya Akademi, at Majuli, Assam, on 5-6 December, 2016.

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