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Updated on 06 Sep, 2019


Prof. Pramod Kumar

Professor

 

Prof (Dr) Parmod Kumar started off his career as an Assistant Professor in English in 2001 with RLA College in Delhi University and joined School of Humanities at Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi in March, 2007. Apart from his first rank in English Honours in Graduation, he won college color and Gold Medal for his overall performance in DAV College, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Dr Parmod Kumar is an Australian Studies scholar and received prestigious Australia India Council Fellowship in Year 2010-11. Dr Parmod Kumar visited Australia to explore the points of coming together and departure in Australian aboriginal writings and Indian Dalit writings. He also acted as a Cultural Ambassador of India and gave lectures on India’s incredible cultural diversity.

His areas of interest and expertise include Post-colonial Literature(s), Indigenous and Marginality studies, Communication and Media Studies, Poetry, Drama, Cinema Studies, Literary Criticism, World Literature(s) in English, Indian Writings in English (IWE), Literary Theory and Criticism, Australian studies, Translation theory and Research, Social inclusion and Distance Education

EDUCATION: 
 
Doctor of Philosophy (subject) year
Name of the University. Panjab University
Discipline: English
Doctoral Research Topic: Domestication and Insurrection of Marginalised Voices: Critical study of Indian Writings in English
Master of Philosophy (subject) year
Name of the university: Panjab University
Discipline: English
Dissertation Topic:
Academic Achievement: if any
Master of Arts (Subject) year
Name of the university: Panjab University
Discipline:
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Bachelor of Arts (Subject) year
Name of the university: Panjab University
Academic Achievement: Gold Medal and College Colour

WORK EXPERIENCE:

INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS:

“Indigenity in India and Australia: A Comparative perspective”, funded by Australia-India Council, Australian High Commission, New Delhi (2010-11).

FELLOWSHIP/ AWARDS:

 

Sl.No.
Name of the Fellowship/Awards
Granting/ Awarding Institution
Year
 
Australia-India Council Scholar
Australian High Commission, New Delhi
2010-11

PUBLICATIONS: 
BOOKS: 4 (authored) + 2 (edited) = 6
RESEARCH PAPERS PUBLISHED: 70

  • Research Papers in Peer Reviewed Journals: 25
  • Chapters in Books: 30
  • Papers presented at International/ National Conferences: 75

POLICY DOCUMENTS: NA

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODY/ STATUTORY BODY (INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL):
Membership of Professional body/ Statutory body
Name of statutory body/ institution/
Period
Indian Association for Canadian Studies, New Delhi
 
 
Member, Indian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies.
 
 
Member, Australia-India Interdisciplinary Research Network
 
 
Centre for Dalit Literature and Arts, New Delhi
 
 
All India University Teachers’ Organization, New Delhi
 
 
Indian Association for the Study of Australia, New Delhi
 
 

 

 

 

 

Official Address:
School of Humanities ,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  011-29572758
  parmodkumar@ignou.ac.in