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MMD DAV College, Giddarbaha

Affiliated to Panjab University, Chandigarh

Contact: 01637230147 E-mail: mmddavgdb@yahoo.co.in

Estb. in 1970
PRINCIPAL'S PROFILE

Name: Dr. Harcharan Singh Arora
Qualification: M.A. (English), Ph.D
Designation: Associate Professor & Head, Post-Graduate Department of English Studies & Research, D.A.V. College, Bathinda.
Teaching Experience: 36 Years (As On August 19, 2020)
Contact No.: 94173-80119
Email id: harcharan_arora@yahoo.com
PUBLICATIONS
Paper Presented/Participated in Seminars/Conferences
1. H.S.Arora,” An Analytic Approach to Dramatic Verse and Poetry in the Select Plays of William Shakespeare” Chhotu Ram Arya College. Sonipat. Feb 8-10,2019.
2. H.S.Arora,” Demeanour, Devotion and Loyalty of Women in the Select Plays of Shakespeare: An Overview”,DAV College for Women,Karnal. Jan 18-19,2019.
3. H.S.Arora, “Cultural and Philosophical Concerns in Jhumpa Lahiri’s ‘Unaccustomed Earth’: An overview.”, National Seminar on “Diasporic Indian English Literature : Issues and Concerns”, DAV College, Bathinda(Punjab),Mar. 28,2018.
4. H.S.Arora, “Insensitivity and Inhumanity Against Woman: A Feminist Perspective” (National Seminar), Gaur Brahman Degree College, Rohtak (Haryana), Feb. 17, 2018.
5. H.S.Arora, “An Analytic Approach To Avowed Dissent In Feminist Fiction” (International Conference), O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat (Haryana), Jan. 25, 2018.
6. H.S.Arora, “Economic Growth And National Integration”, (National Seminar) IIFS, New Delhi, Oct. 4, 2017.
7. H.S.Arora,” Travel Writing as Literature and History”, (National Seminar) Punjabi University, Patiala, March 23, 2017.
8. H.S.Arora,” Reworking Shakespeare: Translations, Adaptations and Re-appropriations, (International Conference), Impact of Renaissance Humanism and Secularism in Shakespeare’s Plays: An Overview”, Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa. Feb. 14, 2017.
9. H.S.Arora, “Literature and Society: A Postmodern Review”, (International Seminar) ” The Elizabethan Theatre And Audience: An Estimate of Shakespeare’s Art And Stagecraft”, D.A.V. College For Girls, Yamuna Nagar. Jan. 21, 2017.
10. H.S.Arora, “Social Concerns of Contemporary Literature “,”Social Consciousness and Dalit Psyche in contemporary Dalit Poetry : An Overview”, MMDAV College, Gidderbaha. Feb 5, 2016.
11. H.S.Arora,” Rhetoric and Eloquence in the Roman Plays of William Shakespeare”, Language in Shakespeare : Rhetorical, Aesthetic, Communicative (International Conference)”, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Oct 8-10, 2015.
12. H.S.Arora,” Tamas : A Traumatic and Gruesome Event of Wounded Humanity”, Vernacular Fiction (National Seminar)”, Punjabi University Guru Kashi College, Talwandi Sabo, Sep 12, 2015.
13. H.S.Arora,” Literature in The Emerging Contexts of Technology and Culture (National Seminar)”, Punjabi University, Patiala, Feb 25-26, 2015.
14. H.S.Arora,” Rebellious Aspirations and Dalit Consciousness in the Poetry of Namdeo Dhasal”, Narratives of Nativism in World Literature in English : A Postcolonial Review (International Seminar)”, Kumari Vidyavati Anand D.A.V. College for Women, Karnal, Oct 8-10, 2014.
15. H.S.Arora,” Gender Hierarchy and Gender Identity in Mahesh Dattani’s Tara”, Contemporary Indian Literature : An Overview (National Conference)”, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, April 7-8, 2014.
16. H.S.Arora,” South and West Asian Literature and Film : Narratives of Modernity (National Seminar)”, Punjabi University, Patiala, Feb 6-7, 2014.
17. H.S.Arora,” The Radical Fiction In Indian English Writing”, (National seminar), ” Pangs of India’s Partition: Violence, Religiosity & Communalism”, D.A.V. College , Bathinda. Nov. 22,2013.
18. H.S.Arora,” The Renaissance Spirit in Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Prospero”, The Republic in Shakespeare (International Seminar)”, Department of English, University of Jammu, Oct 16-18, 2013.
19. H.S.Arora,” New Paradigms in Fiction/Non-Fiction : Exploring Alterity and Tradition (National Seminar)”, Punjabi University, Patiala, March 13-14, 2013.
20. H.S.Arora,” The Quest for Social Equality Among the Harijans in India”, Literature and Marginality : Comparative Perspectives in African, American, Australian and Indian Dalit Literature (International Conference)”, IGNOU, New Delhi, Feb 20-22, 2013.
21. H.S.Arora,” World Women’s Writing : An Overview (International Seminar)”, Hindu Girls College, Jagadhri, Nov 7-, 2012.
22. H.S.Arora,” Women in Shakespeare : A Post Feminist Scrutiny (International Seminar)”, Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University, Kota, Oct 4-6, 2012.
23. H.S.Arora,” Social Concerns and the Poetic Vision in The Poetry of Jayanta Mahapatra”, Prophetic Visions and Voices in Poetry : Writing self and The World (National Seminar)”, Punjabi University, Patiala, March 29-30, 2012.
24. H.S.Arora,” An Analytic Approach to Feminist Concerns in Margaret Atwood’s Fictional World”, Major issues in Post-Colonial English Literature (National Conference)”, Baba Farid College, Deon (Bathinda), March 1-2, 2012.
25. H.S.Arora,” Fantasy and Magic Realism in Salman Rushdie’s Fictional World”, New Trend in Indian English Literature : A Critical Review (National Seminar)”, Manohar Memorial P.G. College, Fatehabad, Jan 27-28, 2012.
26. H.S.Arora,” Spiritual Syndrome in the Fictional World of R.K.Narayan”, Re-Visiting the Fictional World of R.K.Narayan (National Conference )”, D.A.V. College, Dasuya (Hoshiarpur), Feb 27-28, 2011.
27. H.S.Arora,” Reassessing World Drama : Vision, Experiments, Traditions (National Seminar)”, Punjabi University, Patiala, Feb 17-18, 2011.
28. H.S.Arora,” Diasporic Literature : A Testimony of Agonizing Realities”, Art, Culture and Theory-Mapping the Transition from Modernism to Postmodernism (National Seminar)”, Govt. Brijindra College, Faridkot , Feb 4, 2011.
29. H.S.Arora,” Feminization and Marginalization: An Analysis of Contemporary Fiction”, Literatures of the Margins in English : Dalit, Subaltern and Minority (National Seminar)”, Manohar Memorial College, Fatehabad, Jan 28-29, 2011.
30. H.S.Arora,” Crime Against Women: Reasons Remedies”, Feminine world: How Free ? How Egual ? (National Seminar), Gopichand Arya Mahila College, Abohar, Nov 22, 2010.
31. H.S.Arora,” Scholars in Shakespeare : A Postmodern Scrutiny (International Seminar)”, M.C.M.D.A.V. College for Women, Chandigarh, Sep 24-26, 2010.
32. H.S.Arora,” Indian Writings in English-Native and Diasporic (National Seminar)”, Manohar Memorial College, Fatehabad, Jan 24-25, 2008.
33. H.S.Arora,” Emerging Themes and Techniques in English Fiction & Drama (National Seminar)”, Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar, Sep 21, 2007.
34. H.S.Arora,” Contemporary Indian Writings in English (National Seminar)”, Sri Guru Gobind Singh College, Chandigarh, Feb 8-9, 2007
35. H.S.Arora,” Nation and Beyond : Reassessing Contemporary World Writing in English (National Seminar)”, Punjabi University, Patiala, Feb 15-17, 2006.
36. H.S.Arora,” Indian Responses to Literatures in English (National Seminar)”, Dayanand College, Hisar, Nov 20, 2004.
Full Papers Published in Conference Proceedings
1. H.S.Arora,”Hybridity, Double-Voicedness and Stratification: The Elements of Diaspora in V.S. Naipaul’s Miguel Street”.DAV College, Bathinda March 28,2018
2. H.S.Arora,”Tamas: A Traumatic and Gruesome Event of Wounded Humanity”, Punjabi University Guru Kashi College, Talwandi Sabo. Jan. 2017, ISBN: 978-81-93-3687-0-1
3. H.S.Arora, ” Social Consciousness and Dalit Psyche in Contemporary Dalit Poetry: An Overview”, D.A.V. College, Gidderbaha (Muktsar), First Edition: 2016. ISBN: 978-93-80397-68-9.
4. H.S.Arora, ” Diasporic Literature : A Testimony of Agonizing Realities”, Art, Culture and Theory-Mapping the Transition from Modernism to Postmodernism (National Seminar)”,Govt. Brijindra College, Faridkot , First Edition: 2011. ISBN: 978-81-8465-757-9
5. H.S.Arora,” Spiritual Syndrome in the Fictional World of R.K.Narayan”, Re-Visiting the Fictional World of R.K.Narayan (National Conference )”,D.A.V. College, Dasuya (Hoshiarpur), Edition 2013. ISBN: 978-81-269-1807-2
Technical Sessions Chaired
1. ” An Analytic Approach to Dramatic Verse and Poetry in the Select Plays of William Shakespeare” (International Conference), Chhotu Ram Arya College. Sonipat. Feb 8-10,2019.
2. ” Demeanour, Devotion and Loyalty of Women in the Select Plays of Shakespeare: An Overview”,(International Seminar) , DAV College for Women ,Karnal. Jan 18-19,2019.
3. “Reflection and Manifestations of Women in Literature: An Overview”, (National Seminar), Gaur Brahman Degree College, (Rohtak Haryana), Feb.17, 2018.
4. “Reworking Shakespeare: Translations, Adaptations and Re-appropriations”, Chaudhary Devi Lal University Sirsa, (International Conference), Feb. 14, 2017.
5. “Literature and Society: A Postmodern Review”,(International Seminar), D.A.V College For Girls Yamuna Nagar, Jan. 19-21, 2017
6. “The Republic in Shakespeare” (International Seminar), Department of English, University of Jammu, Oct. 16-18, 2013
Papers/Reviews Published in Journals
1. “Crude Canons Of Dissent In Contemporary Feminist Writing” In An International Indexed, Peer Reviewed, Refereed e-Journal IJELLH, Vol. V, Issue X, Oct. 2017, ISSN: 2321-7065,, Page 458-465.
2. “Socio-Cultural Consciousness in Contemporary Indian English Poetry”, Pragati’s English Journal, Pragati Educational Council Jalandhar. 2016. ISSN: 0975-4091
3. “Diasporic Consciousness and Remorseful Memories in the Overseas Indian Diaspora” in An International Refereed e-jounal, ‘Research Scholar’ Vol 4 Issue II, May 2016, ISSN: 2320-6101. Page 4-11.
4. “Life and Death in the Fictional World of Louis de Bernieres” in Diviner (Refereed Journal), ISSN 0973-8320, Volume 8.Number 2. July-Dec.2011. Page No. 01-06.
5. “Magic Realism : An Innovative Trend in Modern Fiction” in Pragati’s English Journal, ISSN 0975-4091, Volume 12.No.1. June, 2012. Page No. 116-120.
6. Reviewed “Surmedani” : A Poetic collection by I.D. Gaur, Chandigarh. Panjab University Social Science Journal DES Volume-III (2002).
7. “Hallucination And Fantastic Elements In Salman Rushdie’s Fiction: A Critical Overview” in ‘International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention’ Volume 7, Issue 3, March 2018, ISSN: 2319-7722.
8. “Vision of Feminism And Radical Perspective of Reality In The Select Novels of Margaret Atwood” in ‘International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts’, Vol. 6, Issue – I, Mach 2018, ISSN: 2320-2882.
9. “Philosophic Perception And Pathetic Plight Of Woman In The Poetry of Jayanta Mahapatra” in ‘Pune Research: An International Journal In English’, Vol. 4, Issue-II, March-April 2018, ISSN: 2454-3454.
10. “Purity And Pollution: The Dynamics of Social System in U.R. Anantha Murthy’s SAMASKARA in ‘Trans Stellar International Journal of English And Literature’ Vol. 8, Issue – II, April 2018, ISSN: 2249-8024.
11. “The Ethos of Revival and Re-awakening in the Select Plays of William Shakespeare” in ‘Online International Interdisciplinary Research Journal’ Volume – 08/March 2018/Special Issue/01-04-2018, ISSN: 2249-9598.
12. “Gendered Social Fabric And Identity Crisis In Mahesh Dattani’s TARA” in ‘The Creative Launcher’ An International Peer Reviewed, Refereed E-Journal In English. Volume III, Issue-I, April 2018, ISSN: 2455-6580.
13. “Thespian Talent And Dramatic Performance in Shakespearean Era: An Overview” in ‘International Journal of English And Literature’, Volume-8, Issue-3, June 2018, ISSN: 2249-6912.
14. “The Charismatic Art of Articulacy and Oratory in Shakespeare’s Select Plays: An Overview” in International Journal of Linguistics and Literature Volume VII, Issue-IV, July 2018, ISSN: 2319-3956.
Books Published/Edited
1. English Literary Skills-II, Kalyani Publishers, Ludhiana(Co-Authored) ISBN: 978-93-272-3867-9 (2016)
2. Louis de Bernieres : The Innovative Novelist of 21st Century, Arun Publishing House(P) LTD., Chandigarh, ISBN : 978-81-8048-195-6 (2012).
3. “Diasporic Indian English Literature: Issues and Concerns” Gracious Books, Opp. Punjabi University, Patiala. ISBN: 978-93-87276-94-9(2018).
Extension Lectures
1. “Teaching and Learning Strategies in English Langauge” at “Mastermind College of Education, Bathinda” on 30th November 2011.
2. “Importance of English language in a Globalised World” at “Tapacharya Hem Kunwar RLD Jain Girls College, Rama Mandi” on 6 Septemnber 2011.
3. “Impact of language on Culture” at “Guru Gobind Singh College of Engineering and Technology, Talwandi Sabo” on 11 August 2011.
4. “The Problem of Ragging in Educational Institutions” at “Saint Kabir College of Management, Arts and Computer Science, Bhucho Khurd, Bathinda’ on 6th August 2011.
5. “The Right to Information” at “Saraswati College of Education, Hisar”, on 24th March,2011.
Research Experience
Research Experience: 17 years, 1 Research Scholar Awarded Ph.D. Degree, 1 Registered and 3 candidates Enrolled for Ph.D. from Punjabi University, Patiala.
Empanelled Member :
Punjabi University,Patiala, M.M.University, Mullana (Ambala),Guru Kashi University, Talwandi Sabo, Akal University, Talwandi Sabo, CT University, Ludhiana, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib, Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar and Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.
Awards Conferred:
1. Honoured with the Title of “BRAND AMBASSADOR” by Transstellar’s ‘International Journal of English and Literature’ (Scopus Indexed) on Aug. 2, 2018.
2. Conferred with ‘Best Paper Certificate ‘ Awards by ‘International Journal of Linguistics and Literature'(Copernicus Indexed) on July 30, 2018 and ‘International Journal of English Literature’ (Scopus Indexed) on April 30, 2018.
3. Conferred with RASHTRIYA GAURAV AWARD by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi On Oct 4, 2017.
4. Honoured with AMBASSADOR FOR PEACE Award by Universal Peace Federation on Nov 27, 2014.
Participated in Orientation/Refresher/Training Programmes and Workshops
1. Workshop: DAV College, Bathinda (Jan. 02-08, 2017)
2. Workshop: IGNOU Regional Centre, Karnal, (Nov. 04-05, 2016)
3. Workshop: University of Kashmir, Srinagar (June 14-20, 2016)
4. Workshop: Guru Jambheswar University, Hisar, (March 03-08, 2014)
5. Orientation Programme: IGNOU Regional Centre, Khanna, (Feb. 20-21, 2014)
6. Refresher Course: Punjabi University, Patiala, (May 04-24, 2010)
7. Refresher Course: CPDHE, University of Delhi (Feb. 23- March 17, 2009)
8. Refresher Course: Rani Durgawati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, (March 09-28, 1998)
9. Refresher Course: Guru Nanak Dev University , Amritsar, (Oct. 06-26, 1995)
10. Orientation Programme: Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, (March 04-30,1991)
11. Refresher And Training Course: Punjabi University, Patiala. (March 02-07, 1989)
12. Orientation Training Course: Punjabi University, Patiala. (March 01-13, 1987)
Professional Associations
MEMBER, Faculty of Language, Punjabi University, Patiala(Punjab).
MEMBER, Pragati Educational Council (Regd.), Jalandhar (Punjab).
MEMBER, The Shakespeare Association, India (Regd.), Kurukshetra (Haryana)
MEMBER, Board of Post-Graduate Studies & Research,, Punjabi University, Patiala(Punjab).
MEMBER, Board of Under-Graduate Studies in English, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Brief Bio Data:
Name: Dr. Harcharan Singh Arora
Qualification: M.A. (English), Ph.D
Designation: Associate Professor & Head, Post-Graduate Department of English Studies & Research, D.A.V. College, Bathinda.
Teaching Experience: 36 Years (As On August 19, 2020)
Contact No.: 94173-80119
Email id: harcharan_arora@yahoo.com
Familiar Languages: English, Hindi & Punjabi.
Research Experience: Research Experience 18 Years, 1 Research Scholar Awarded Ph.D Degree, 1 Registered and 3 Enrolled for Ph.D from Punjabi University, Patiala.
Area of Expertise: Indian Fiction in English, Diaspora Literatures and 19th Century British Fiction.
Books Published: 2 Books Published and 1 Edited with ISBN / ISSN Numbers during the years 2012, 2016 & 2018.
Research Publications, Presentation and Participation in Conferences / Seminars:
• 14 Research Papers Published in ISBN / ISSN UGC Approved, Peer-Reviewed, Refereed and Indexed International / National Journals.
• Participated in 34 National - International Seminars / Conferences. However, Research Papers Presented in 20 Seminars only.
• Chaired Technical Session in 5 International and 1 National Seminar.
• Delivered Extension Lectures in 5 Affiliated / Recognized Colleges.
• 5 Full Papers Published in Conference / Seminar Proceedings.
• Participated in 5 Refresher Courses, 4 Workshops and 3 Orientation Programmes.
Empanelled Member:
Punjabi University, Patiala, M.M. University, Mullana (Ambala), Guru Kashi University, Talwandi Sabo, Akal University, Talwandi Sabo, CT University, Ludhiana, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib, Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar and Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.
Awards Conferred:
1. Honoured with the Title of “BRAND AMBASSADOR” by Transstellar’s ‘International Journal of English and Literature’ (Scopus Indexed) on Aug. 2, 2018.
2. Conferred with “BEST PAPER CERTIFICATE” Award by ‘International Journal of Linguistics and Literature' (Copernicus Indexed) on July 30, 2018 and ‘International Journal of English Literature’ (Scopus Indexed) on April 30, 2018.
3. Conferred with “RASHTRIYA GAURAV AWARD” by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi On Oct 4, 2017.
4. Honoured with “AMBASSADOR FOR PEACE” Award by Universal Peace Federation on Nov 27, 2014.
Professional Associations:
MEMBER, Faculty of Language, Punjabi University, Patiala(Punjab).
MEMBER, Pragati Educational Council (Regd.), Jalandhar (Punjab).
MEMBER, The Shakespeare Association, India (Regd.), Kurukshetra (Haryana).
MEMBER, Board of Post-Graduate Studies & Research, Punjabi University, Patiala (Punjab).
MEMBER, Board of Under-Graduate Studies in English, Punjabi University, Patiala.
Administrative Experience:
• Introduced B.A. Honours in English and M.A. in English while Heading the Department of English at D.A.V. College, Bathinda. The Students of M.A. English Topped the University Merit List in 2013-14 & 2015-16.
• Organized 3 National Level Seminars and 11 Extension Lectures as Head in the Department of English. Acted as Deputy Coordinator IGNOU Study Centre, D.A.V. College, Bathinda, for One Fixed Term of 3 years duration.
• Performed duties as Secretary Staff Council, Teacher Representative of the Local Managing Committee of the College, Post-Graduate Studies Committee, College Development Council, Academic Council Committee, Editor-in-Chief College Magazine, Dean Research of the College, Convener Press & Media Committee of the College, Convener Time-Table Committee of the College and many more.
• As a Trained Programme-Officer of NSS from Punjabi University, Patiala, successfully organized 4 Ten Day Special Camp and several One Day Camp during my tenure as Programme Officer.
• Always stood for a Noble Cause, Constructive & Positive Approach towards the Establishment, performing all the duties faithfully and sincerely after being put on various Committees framed by the College authorities from time to time during my long tenancy of 36 years of service.
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE(Punjabi University, Patiala)
Research Experience: 18 Years.
1 Research Scholar Awarded Ph.D Degree.
1 Research Scholar Registered for Ph.D Degree.
3 Research Scholars Enrolled for Doctoral Degree.
Total Number of Candidates: - 5
EMPANELED MEMBER ON VARIOUS UNIVERSITY BODIES
Punjabi University, Patiala, M.M. University, Mullana (Ambala), Guru Kashi University, Talwandi Sabo, Akal University, Talwandi Sabo, CT University, Ludhiana, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib, Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar and Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.