Hansraj College

University of Delhi

NAAC Grade A+ with CGPA 3.62

Mr. Himanshu Kumar

Assistant Professor | Department of English
Contact (Off.): +91-11-27667458

Email Address : himanshukumar[dot]hk[at]gmail[dot]com

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Indian Classical Literature, Translation Studies, and Children’s Literature

  • M.A. , 2007 , University of Lucknow
  • M.Phil , 2009 , University of Delhi
  • NET , 2009 , UGC

Hansraj College, University of Delhi (21-07-2010 to present)

 

 

UndergraduateLevel

Indian Classical Literature, Popular Literature, Indian Writing in English, Literary Criticism, Soft Skills, and Media and Communication Skills.

Postgraduate Level

Literary Criticism and The Novel in India

 

N/A

2021-22

Member, SPIC-MACAY Committee

Member, North East Cell

2020-21

Member, SPIC-MACAY Committee

Member, Women's Development Cell

Member, Special Admissions Enabling Committee

Member, Library Committee

2019-20

Member, Environment Awareness Committee

Member, Women’s Development Committee

Member, Academic Audit Committee

2018-19

Member, SPIC-MACAY Committee

Member, Environment Awareness Committee

Member, Grievance Committee

Member, Academic Audit Committee

Member, Entrepreneurial Cell

Member, Gender Sensitization Cell

2017-18

Member, Environment Awareness Committee

Member, SPIC-MACAY Committee

2016-17

Member, Timetable Committee

2015-16

Member, Admissions Committee

Member, Library Committee

Member, Hostel Committee

Member, Sports Committee

Member, Monitoring Committee

Member, Workload Committee

Member, Timetable Committee

Member, Central Purchase Committee

2014-15

Member, Students’ Welfare Committee

Member, Canteen Committe

2011-12

Member, Publications Committee

 

N/A

"Selected Essays of Shrilal Shukla": A Collective Translation Project funded by Centre for Academic Translation and Archiving, Department of English, University of Delhi (November, 2014 to May, 2015)

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  • "The Colonised Body in Nineteenth-Century Bengal" at the CALLIOPE International Conference on Coloniality, Subalternity, and Embodied Political Articulations (late 18th - early 20th centuries) organised by the University of Helsinki from 10-05-2021 to 12-05-2021.
  • "Nineteenth-Century Lucknow through the Eyes of Umrao Jaan Ada" at the International Conference on Culture, Civilization and Multidisciplinary Studies in Social Sciences organised by Sehr-i Ayasofya, Istanbul from 20-01-2021 to 21-01-2021.
  • "Recasting Folktales as Tele-serials" at the National Webinar on Multidisciplinary Approaches to Folklife: Challenges and Perspectives organised by the Department of Modern Indian Languages and Literary Studies, University of Delhi from 19-11-2020 to 21-11-2020.
  • "One Mahabharata, Many Voices: Exploring the Iridescent Nature of Dharma" at the International Webinar on Peace, Poetry and Pluralities organised by Ambedkar University from 02-10-2020 to 04-10-2020.
  • "The Green Mahabharata: An Ecocritical Reading" at the International e-Conference on Rethinking the Post Colonial: Texts and Contexts organised by Assam University from 25-09-2020 to 27-09-2020.
  • "It's Not What it Looks Like: Deceptive Curses in the Mahabharata" at the Virtual International Conference on Multiple Dimensions on South-Asian Literary Imagination: Classic  to Contemporary organised by Yonphula Centenary College, Bhutan from 10-09-2020 to 12-09-2020.
  • “Curse as a Facilitator of Action and Terminator of Complexity in the Mahabharata at the 17th WSC organised by University of British Columbia from 09-07-2018 to 13-07-2018.

Delivered a lecture on "The Dramatic Art" organized by Maharishi Dayanand University on June 29, 2021.

  • Online Weeklong Workshop on Assessment and Evaluation organised by Teaching Learning Centre, Tezpur University from 14-12-2020 to 19-12-2020.
  • One Week (Online) Faculty Development Programme on "Moving Towards New Normal though Effective Online Teaching organised by MHFDC, Hansraj College from 01-12-2020 to 07-12-2020.
  • Webinar on “Shift in Paradigm: Online Education” organised by Zakir Husain Delhi College and MHFDC OF MHRD, Hansraj College, University of Delhi from 09-06-2020 to 11-06-2020.
  • Online National Workshop on “Design and Develop: Online Assessment” organised by Teaching Learning Centre, Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University from 08-06-2020 to 10-06-2020 with A+ grade.
  • Online Short Term Course on “Research Methodology in Humanities” organised by Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunchal Pradesh from 26-05-2020 to 30-05-2020.
  • Online National Workshop on “Design and Develop: Audio and Video e-Resources” organised by Teaching Learning Centre, Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University from 26-05-2020 to 28-05-2020 with A+ grade.
  • National Webinar on “e-Content Development Methodology: Four Quadrant Model, OERs and Copyright Issues” organised by Guru Angad Dev TLC of MHRD, SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi on 15-05-2020.
  • Workshop on “Effective and Efficient Online Teaching in the Age of Corona: A Hands-on Workshop” organised by Teaching Learning Centre of MHRD, IIT Bombay on 16-05-2020.
  • Online National Workshop on “Design and Develop: Text and Image e-Resources” organised by Teaching Learning Centre, Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri National Sanskrit University from 13-05-2020 to 15-05-2020 with A+ grade.
  • Online Faculty Development Program “Experiential Learning: Gandhiji’s Nai Talim” organised by FDC, Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education of MHRD from 11-05-2020 to 15-05-2020.
  • National Webinar on “Corona Pandemic and Economic Challenges in India” organised by Guru Angad Dev TLC of MHRD, SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi on 04-05-2020.
  • National Webinar on “Challenges & Opportunities before Indian Higher Education due to Covid-19” organised by Guru Angad Dev TLC of MHRD, SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi on 02-05-2020.
  • Webinar on “Stress Management during Covid-19 Phase” organised by Mahatma Hansraj Faculty Development Centre of MHRD, Hansraj College, University of Delhi from 01-05-2020 to 03-05-2020.
  • Webinar on “Leadership Role in Uncertain Times” organised by Mahatma Hansraj Faculty Development Centre of MHRD, Hansraj College, University of Delhi from 30-04-2020.
  • National Webinar on “Towards Excellence in Higher Education in India in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities” organised by Guru Angad Dev TLC of MHRD, SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi on 29-04-2020.
  • National Webinar on “Role of Teachers in Technology driven Higher Education” organised by Guru Angad Dev TLC of MHRD, SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi on 28-04-2020.
  • National Webinar on “Re-engineering Higher Education: A Seamless Knowledge Management System for the University” organised by Guru Angad Dev TLC of MHRD, SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi on 22-04-2020.
  • Two-week Faculty Development Programme “Managing Online Classes and Co-Creating MOOCs” organised by Teaching Learning Centre of MHRD, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi from 20-04-2020 to 06-05-2020.
  • Workshop on “Online Basic Training on Use of ICT in Teaching” organised by Teaching Learning Centre of MHRD, Tezpur University on 20-04-2020 and 23-04-2020.
  • Two-week ‘Refresher Course in English & Foreign Languages’ organised by UGC-HRDC, Himachal Pradesh University from 01-07-2019 to 13-07-2019 with ‘A’ grade.
  •  'National Workshop on Voice Culture and Voice Modulation’ organised by Guru Angad Dev TLC of MHRD, SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi on 07-03-2019.
  • Two-week Faculty Development Programme on 'Gender, Research Methods and Pedagogies (Interdisciplinary)’ organised by Mahatma Hansraj Faculty Development Centre of MHRD, Hansraj College, University of Delhi from 20-11-2018 to 03-12-2018.
  • One-week workshop on ‘Use and Development of Open Educational Resources’ organised by Faculty Development Centre of MHRD, HNB Garhwal University from 12-10-2018 to 18-10-2018.
  • National Workshop on 'Stress Management and Emotional Intelligence in Teaching-Learning Environment’ organised by Guru Angad Dev TLC of MHRD, SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi on 17-03-2018.
  • Two-week ‘Creative Drama Workshop’ organised by Hansraj College, University of Delhi from 02-01-2017 to 20-01-2017.
  • Organised and participated in a two-day Faculty Development Workshop on 'Research Methodology: An Interdisciplinary Approach’ organised by Hansraj College, University of Delhi from 20-01-2017 to 21-01-2017.
  • Workshop on ‘Academic Writing and Composition’ organised by Institute of Life Long Learning, University of Delhi from 21-11-2016 to 22-11-2016.
  • One-week 'Workshop on Academic and Creative Writing’ organised by UGC-HRDC Centre for Professional Development in Higher Education, University of Delhi from 20-09-2016 to 26-09-2016.
  • UGC Sponsored ‘National Conference on Migration and Identity: The Urban Subject’ organised by Daulat Ram College, University of Delhi from 28-01-2016 to 29-01-2016.
  • Workshop on ‘Journalism Terminology: Uses and Difficulties’ organised by Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology of MHRD at Hansraj College, University of Delhi from 14-09-2015 to 15-09-2015.
  • Four-week ‘Orientation Programme (OR-80)’ organised by UGC-HRDC Centre for Professional Development in Higher Education, University of Delhi from 25-05-2015 to 20-06-2015 with ‘A’ grade.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Best Paper Presentation Award for the paper titled "One Mahabharata, Many Voices: Exploring the Iridescent Nature of Dharma" at the International Webinar on Peace, Poetry and Pluralities organised by Ambedkar University from 02-10-2020 to 04-10-2020.
  • Reviewer and Panellist for a Book Discussion Sesssion on Ambedkar: India’s Crusador for Human Rights (2019) held on 14-04-2019 at the Oxford Bookstore (Connaught Place).
  • UGC Travel Grant for presenting a paper titled “Curse as a Facilitator of Action and Terminator of Complexity in the Mahabharata” at the 17th WSC organised by University of British Columbia from 09-07-2018 to 13-07-2018.

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