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LOKANAYAK OMEO KUMAR DAS COLLEGE

(Established - 1970)

Dhekiajuli - Sonitpur - Assam

Phone: 03712-244231

Sumi Bora

Department of English

Sumi Bora

Assistant Professor

In Gist:

Name : SUMI BORA

Designation : Assistant Professor

Department: English

Date of Joining: 01-08-2008

Academic Qualification :

M.A. in English (Specialization Literary Theory.) from G.U. ( 2003)

Area of Specialization : Human Rights

Additional Qualification:

NET Qualified (conducted by UGC, Delhi in 2005)

SLET Qualified (conducted by SLET, NE region, Assam in 2005)

Courses Taught :

  1. Non CBCS : B.A.  Major,  Elective, MIL
  2. CBCS : B.A. Honours,   Communication MIL

Contact:

  1. Mobile: +91-84867-42620
  2. Email: sumibora1979@gmail.com

Orientation Programme:

  1. 8th Orientation Programme conducted by University of North Bengal from 10.11.2011 to 07.12.2011 with A Grade

Refresher Courses:

  1. NEHU, Shillong from 18.03.2013 to 07.04.2013 with A Grade.

Extension, Co- curricular & field based Activities

  1. Teacher-in-charge of LOKD College Magazine, 2007-2008.
  2. Member of HS and UG Admission Committee: 2014, 2015, 2016
  3. Member of the Prospectus Committee, 2015
  4. Teacher-in-charge of Debate and Discourse, 2013-2014
  5. Teacher-in-charge of Girls’ Common Room, 2014-2015
  6. Member of Library Committee, 2013-2014, 2015-2016
  7. Question Paper Setter (General English) of HS 1st Year Final Examination, 2013 and 2014
  8. Initiator of English Department Library on 2008 and Library-in-charge from 2008 to 2016
  9. Assistant-Officer-in-charge: BA/BSc 5th Semester Examination, 2013; BA/BSc/B.Com 1st Semester Examination, 2014; HS Final Examination, 2016
  10. Member of College Bulletin Committee, 2015-2016, 2016-2017
  11. Member of Women Cell, 2015-2016, 2016-2017
  12. Teacher-in-charge of Students’ Educational Tour to Kolkata from 24.12.2015 to 02.01.2016
  13. Working as a Counsellor in English at KKHSOU, LOKD College Study Centre, from 2012 till date.
  14. Worked as a Counsellor in English in D.El.Ed 2nd Year Course during 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016
  15. Member of Beautification Committee, 2015-2016, 2016-2017
  16. Member of Training and Placement Cell, 2015-2016, 2016-2017

Any other activities of Academic Importance:

  1. Served as a Resource Person of D.El.Ed Programme held from 4th July to 15th July, 2013
  2. Served as a Resource Person in the 14 days Induction Programme for TET Elementary Teachers held from 15th December to 30th December, 2013
  3. Served as a Resource Person in the 12 days Workshop-II under D.El.Ed 2nd Year Programme for TET Elementary Teachers held from 1st July to 12th July, 2015

Any other activities of Importance:

  1. Published two articles in The Assam Tribune titled “Electoral participation and its importance” (05.03.2014) and “Reminiscing the unsung past” (20.09.2014).

Seminar / Workshop Attended:

  1. National Seminar on “Mikhail Bakhtin and the Aesthetics of Transgression” on 4, 5 & 6 January, 2005 organized by the Department of English, Gauhati University, and the Forum on Contemporary Theory, M.S. University, Baroda at Gauhati University.
  2. UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Juddhutar Jugar Asamiya Upannaysot Artha Samajik Jibanar Pratiphalan” on 26th May, 2011 organized by Rangapara College.
  3. Presented a paper titled “Cultural Relativism and Universal Human Rights – Women Trafficking in North-East India and its Prevention” in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Trafficking in Women in and from North East”, organized by the Women Cell, LOKD College, Dhekiajuli on 4th and 5th February, 2011. The Paper was published in the Conference Proceedings on 2011 with ISBN 978-81-920759-0-7.
  4. Presented a paper titled “Gender Discrimination: Acceptance and Transgression in Datal Hatir Uyen Khowa Hawda” in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “The Challenge of Changing the Mindset of the People to Eradicate Gender Discrimination”, organized by the Woman’s Forum, Jorhat College on 25th May, 2011.
  5. Presented a paper titled “The Blooming Flowers – Child Abuse at Home and School and its Prevention” in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Human Rights: New Dimensions and Challenges”, organized by the Department of Economics, Dr. B.K.B. College, Puranigudam, Nagaon on 27th August, 2011. The Paper was published in the Conference Proceedings on 2012 with ISBN 978-93-81694-15-2.
  6. Presented a paper titled “Women’s Economic Right in a Globalized World” in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Feminism, Poverty and Globalization in the Context of Assam” organized by the Women’s Forum, Dr. B.K.B. College, Puranigudam, Nagaon on 16th February, 2012.
  7. Presented a paper titled “Rendering an Assamese Culture, Disseminating Assamese Nationalist Consciousness – Bezborua on Sankardeva” in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Literature and Society: With Special Reference to Assamese Society” organized by Jorhat Kendriya Mahavidyalaya on 6th and 7th July, 2012.
  8. Participated on a training programme on Coconut Based Convenience Food from 29th August, 2012 to 1st September, 2012 conducted by Coconut Development Board, Regional Office, East & Norteast, Guwahati, Assam.
  9. Presented a paper titled “Sustainable Development: Charting the Territory through a Gender Lens” in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Issues and Challenges of Sustainable Development” organized by the Department of Political Science, LOKD College, Dhekiajuli on 4th and 5th October, 2013. The Paper was published in the Conference Proceedings on 2014 with ISBN 978-81-928326-9-2.
  10. Presented a paper titled “Representation of Violence in Amitabh Ghosh’s The Shadow Lines” in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Diversity of Conflicts in Post War Indian Fiction” organized Department of the Assamese and Bengali, LOKD College, Dhekiajuli, on 12th and 13th November, 2013. The Paper was published in the Conference Proceedings on 2014 with ISBN 978-81-920759-2-1.
  11. Presented a paper titled “Women Empowerment in Assam: A Critical Analysis” in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Empowering Women Workers in North East India Challenges of Influx and Exodus” organized by the Women Cell, LOKD College, Dhekiajuli on 7th and 8th February, 2014. The Paper was published in the Conference Proceedings on 2014 with ISBN 978-81-920759-1-4.
  12. Presented a paper titled “The Eduscape: Deliberating over Women education in Ghar Jeuti” in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Women and Culture in the Perspective of Assam” organized by the Department of English, L.G.B. Girls’ College, Tezpur on 1st and 2nd November, 2014.
  13. Presented a paper titled “Nationalism in Jyotiprasad: Negotiating between India and Assam” in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Life and Works of Jyotiprasad Agarwala” organized by the Department of Assamese, L.G.B. Girls’ College, Tezpur on 7th and 8th November, 2014.
  14. Participated in a National Workshop on Rashtriya Ucchattar Siksha Abhiyan organized by ACTA, Sonitpur Zonal Committee in association with Tezpur College Teachers’ Association on 10th September, 2014.
  15. Presented a paper titled “Literature and Women Empowerment: A Study of Some Select Texts” in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Women Empowerment: Issues and Challenges” organized by the Department of Economics, Mangaldai College on 11th and 12th September, 2015.
  16. Participated in the 7th Women convention, 2015 of ACTA organized by ACTA, Nalbari Zone held on 30th September, 2015 at Nalbari College.
  17. Presented a paper titled “Antigone, the Crusader of Human Rights: A Critical Analysis [PDF]
    in a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Protection and Promotion of Human Rights: Role of Civil Society
    organized by the Department of Political Science,
    Government College (UG & PG), Ananthpuramu
    on 30th November, 2015. The Paper was published in the Conference Proceedings on 2015 with ISBN 978-5171-062-2.

Publications

  1. Title: “The Translated Classic: Negotiating between the Timeless and the Contingent (pp. 84-90)”  [PDF]
    Journal: The Scholastic Forum Vol.1 No.1, March, 2015
    ISSN:239-0899
  2. Title: “Ecocriticism in the Classroom: A Reading of Select Poems
    Journal: Spring Magazine on English Literature
    Vol.1, No.1 November 2015
    E-ISSN: 2455-4715
  3. Title: “Does Canon hinder Reading Habit?: An Analysis
    Journal: Spring Magazine on English Literature
    Vol. II, No. 2, 2016
    (E-ISSN: 2455-4715)
    Index: Google Scholar
  4. Title: “Questioning orthodox tradition: A scrutiny of the teacher in Chandra Prasad Saikia’s Maharathi (pp. 57-62)” [PDF]
    Journal: Bharatiya Pragna: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Indian Studies
    Vol.2, No.2 2017
    E-ISSN: 2456-1347
  5. Title: “Is the Author Dead? Juxtaposing the Poet and the Person to Understand T.S. Eliot, a Notable Modernist (pp. 45-51)
    Journal:Spring Magazine on English Literature
    Vol.3, No.1 2017
    E-ISSN: 2455-4715
    Index: Google Scholar
    Citation: (1) By M. Farina – Adorno’s Aesthetics as Literary Theory of Art, 2020 – Springer
  6. Title: “The Life and Afterlife: Adaptation of Shakespeare in Bollywood Films
    Journal: Spring Magazine on English Literature
    E-ISSN: 2455-4715, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2019
    Index: Google Scholar

Book Chapters:

  1. Title: “Literature and Women Empowerment: Theory and Practice (pp. 39-45)”  [PDF]
    Book Title: Women’s Studies and Empowerment
    Editors: Prof. A.Borgohain, Prof. J.C.Kalita
    Publisher: HRDC,GU, Guwahati
    ISBN: 978-93-87263-72-7
  2. Title: “Financial Institutions of Dhekiajuli(pp 208-219)” [PDF]
    Editors: Dr. Hari Prasad Baruah and Dr. Dalima Kakati
    ISBN: 978-81-920759-5-2
  3. Title: “Acknowledging the Other: An Interdisciplinary Reading of Kamlia Shamsie’s Kartography (pp. 59-74)” [PDF]
    Book Title: Engaging with Literature
    Editor: Prasenjit Das (PhD)
    ISBN: 978-93-87940-43-7