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Updated on 09 Sep, 2019


Prof Malati Mathur

Professor

 

Prof Malati Mathur has a doctorate in Australian Literature, has taught language and literature and guided research for over three decades. She is a creative writer and translator who writes and translates in and between Tamil, Hindi and English, with three British Council-Katha awards for translation from Tamil and Hindi into English. Her areas of interest include Women’s Writing, Comparative Literature and Indian Writing in English. Professor Mathur has published extensively; held workshops and made presentations in India and abroad. Some of her publications include Merging Meridians: AD Hope's Poetic Vision (criticism), Remembering Amma (translated novel), Ustad Ali Akbar Khan: The Jodhpur Years (biography) and Affinities (collection of poems).

EDUCATION:
 
 
Doctor of Philosophy (English) year 1992
 
Name of the University: Rajasthan University
Discipline: English
Doctoral Research Topic: The Augustan and the Romantic Elements in the Work of A D Hope
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Master of Philosophy (subject) year
 
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Master of Arts (English) year 1980                  
Name of the university: Rajasthan University
Discipline: English
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Bachelor of Arts (English Hons) year 1977               
Name of the university: Rajasthan University
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WORK EXPERIENCE: 38 yrs
 
FELLOWSHIP/ AWARDS:
Sl.No.
Name of the Fellowship/Awards
Granting/ Awarding Institution
Year
1.
 
2.
 
3.
4.
5.
Award for translation from Tamil to English
Award for translation from Tamil to English
Award for translation from Hindi to English                     
Australia-India Grant
 Minor Research Fellowship
 
 British Council and Katha
 
Katha
 
Katha
Australia-India Council
UGC
 1996
1998
 
2005
 
2002
2005
PUBLICATIONS:
BOOKS: 5 (authored) + 2 (edited) = 7
RESEARCH PAPERS/CREATIVE WRITING PUBLISHED: 50
  • Research Papers/creative writing: 28
  • Chapters in Books: 22
  • Papers presented at International/ National Conferences: 40

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODY/ STATUTORY BODY (INTERNAL/ EXTERNAL):

 

Membership of Professional body/ Statutory body
Name of statutory body/ institution/
Period
Advisor
UGC approved international literary journal Lapis Lazuli
At present
Advisor
Literary Studies in English, Sophia College, Ajmer
At present
Reviewer
The IIS University Journal of Arts (IISUJ), IIS University, Jaipur
At present
External member BOS
Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
2019 onwards
External member
DRC, Jamia
2019 onwards
External member BOS
Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
2018
External member
DRC, Jamia
2018
External member
ICASH, Ramlal Anand College, N Delhi
2017 onwards
External member BOS
Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
2016
External member
DRC, Jamia
2016
External member
Moderation board, Jamia
2016 onwards
BOS
IIS University,Jaipur
2015-17
Nominated for the women achievers award for literary contribution
Femina
2015
External member
DRC, IIS University, Jaipur
2012 – 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life member
Indian Association for the Study of Australia (IASA)
 
 

 

 

Official Address:
School of Humanities,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  011-29572783
  malatimathur@ignou.ac.in