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Department Research

 

Areas of Research:

  • English Literature
  • American Literature
  • Indian English Literature
  • Post-Colonial Literature
  • Literary Criticism
  • Eco-Criticism
  • Feminism
  • Diaspora Literature
  • English Language Teaching.

Research Guides                           

Sr. No.

Name of Guide 

Area of research

No. candidate resitered for M. Phil. Ph.D.

No.candidates. Awarded M.Phil/Ph.D. degree

1

Dr. M. K.Dhumal

English Literature, Eco- Criticism

M. Phil = Nil

M. Phil = Nil

2

Dr. S. P. Ganpule

ELT, English Literature, Linguistics

Ph. D. =4

M. Phil =1

Ph. D. = 02

M. Phil =05

Minor Research Project Completed                             

Name of faculty

Title of Research Project

Duration

and status

Amount of Research grant (Rs.)

Funding Agency

Dr. M. K.Dhumal

Eco-Sensitivity and Green Hues in Romantic Poetry

2014-16

80,000/- 

BCUD SPPU

Dr. S. P. Ganpule

Teaching Materials for the Teaching of the Listening Skills

2010-13

1,10,000/-

UGC

Dr. S. P. Ganpule

The Effective Teaching of Drama through the Task-Based Activities

2016-18

1,10,000/-

BCUD SPPU

Research Centre Details

M.Phil. English 

Year of Establishment - 2015-16

No. of Candidates awarded M. Phil degree till the year 2017-18 = 08

List of Affiliated Guides to M. Phil. Centre 

Sr. No.

Name of Research Guide

Name of Institute

01

Dr. Hemant Chavann

Hutatma Rajguru College, Rajgurunagar

02

Dr. Ashok Chaskar

S. P. College, Pune

03

Dr. Sangita Ghodake

B. R. Gholap College, Sangvi

04

Dr. Vinita Basantani

M. U. College, Pimpri

05

Dr. L.G.Patil

Anantrao Thopate College, Bhor

06

Dr. Sharad Gadekar

E. S. Divekar College,

Varvand, Taluka. Daund

07

Dr. Rajesh Latane                       

Chakan

08

Dr.  Chandrakant Mandalik       

Shree Shiva Chatrapati College, Junnar

 

Ph. D. in English

Research Guides

Sr. No.

Name of Guide 

Area of research

No. candidate resitered for M. Phil. Ph.D.

No.candidates. Awarded M.Phil/Ph.D. degree

1

Dr. S. P. Ganpule

ELT, English Literature, Linguistics

Ph. D. =4

M. Phil =1

Ph. D. = 02

M. Phil =05

 

Research Centre Details

Ph. D. English 

Year of Establishment - 2016-17

No. of Candidates awarded Ph. D. degree till the year 2017-18 = 01

List of Affiliated Guides to Ph. D. Centre 

Sr. No.

Name of Research Guide

Name of Institute

01

Dr. Hemant Chavann

Hutatma Rajguru College, Rajgurunagar

02

Dr. Sangita Ghodake

B. R. Gholap College, Sangvi

03

Dr. Vinita Basantani

M. U. College, Pimpri

04

Dr. Rajesh Latane                       

Chakan

05

Dr.  Chandrakant Mandalik       

Shree Shiva Chatrapati College, Junnar

 

List of the MPhil students- English (Awarded)

Sr. No.

Student Name

Guide Name

Department

Date

Degree Awarded

Title

1         

Ms.Rupal Waghmare

Dr. S.P. Ganpule

English

11th September, 2015

25th May, 2017

A Thematic Study of Jhumpa Lahiri’s Unaccustomed Earth

2                       

Ms.Santoshi Chaurasia

Dr. S.P. Ganpule

English

11th September 2015

25th May, 2017

Prominence of Female Characters in George                                                           Bernard Shaw’s Plays Candida(1898) and  Pygmalion(1914)                  

3                       

Ms. Aruna Shinde

Dr. S.P. Ganpule

English

11th September 2015

25th May, 2017

Teaching of R. K. Narayan’s Novel The Guide (2015) through Varied Classroom Activities

4                       

Ms. Sadaf Khan

Dr. S.P. Ganpule

English

30th October, 2015

11th Aug 2017

 

Techniques of Developing Oral Skills Through Communicative Language Teaching

5                       

Mr. Pradip Kadam

Dr. S.P. Ganpule

English

12th October, 2015

11th Aug 2017

 

Teaching Techniques for The Enhancement of Accuracy In Spellings at High School Level                      

6                       

Ms. Kirti Bankar

Dr. Hemant. J. Chavan

English

23rd Aug. 2016

10th April 2018

The Parsi Ethnicity in Rohinton Mistry’s Fiction

7                       

Ms.Rukhsheen Vajifdar

Dr. Ashok Chaskar

English

24th August, 2016

10th August, 2018

Images of women in Anita Nair's Select Novels

8                       

Ms. Tejashree Jadhav

Dr. Vinita Basantani

English

11th September 2015

10th August, 2018

Effective Techniques of Teaching Synonyms and Antonyms to Std. IV

9                       

Mr. Pandurang Kadu Patil

Dr. Vinita Basantani

English

13th October, 2015

5th December, 2018

Enhancing Vocabulary Skills of the Students of Primary Level

 

List of the PhD students- English (Registered)

Sr. No.

Student Name

Name of the Guide

Department

Date

Title

1        1

Mrunalini Shekhar

Dr. S.P. Ganpule

English

30/03/2016

A Thematic Study of Anita Desai’s Selected Novels

2                       

Namrata Alhat

Dr. S.T. Ghodake

English

1/4/2016

The Voices from the Margin: A Critical Study of American, Asian and African Autobiographies

3                       

Nivant kambale

Dr. S.P. Ganpule

English

30/03/2016

Analysing Oral Histories as an Expression of Polyphony: A Critical Study of Svetlana Alexievich’s Selected Works of Non-fiction

4                       

Hanumant Navane

Dr. S.P. Ganpule

English

30/03/2016

Improving English Pronunciation Skills of Undergraduate Engineering Students Using Computer Assisted Language Learning

5                       

Tapashi Majumdar

Dr. S.P. Ganpule

English

30/03/2016

A Study of Code-mixing And Code-Switching in the Selected Novels of Amitav Ghosh

6                       

Sheetal Pawar

Dr. Vineeta Basanti

English

1/4/2016

Cultural Conflict and Alcohol Abuse in Selected Collections of Sherman Alexie

7                       

Priyanka Bachay

Dr.C.K.Mandalik

English

1/4/2016

Impact of English Communication Skills on the Performance of Management Students: A Case Study

8                       

Anjali Kulkarni

Dr. Vineeta Basanti

English

1/4/2016

A  Study of Cooperative Principle and Politeness Principle in the Selected Plays of Mahesh Elkunchwar

9                       

Kiran Manjare

Dr. Vineeta Basanti

English

1/04/2016

Sindhi Diaspora, Identity Crisis and Cultural Assimilation in the Selected Literary Texts from 1947 to 2014: A Critical Study

10                   

Pranjali Vidyasagar

Dr. Hemant Chavan

English

1/4/2016

Social Ethos and Psychological Impulses: A Study of Selected Novels of Shashi Deshpande and Manju Kapur

11                   

Popat Patil

Dr. Vineeta Basanti

English

1/04/2016

Interface between Selected Greek Tragedies and Thomas Hardy’s Selected Novels

12                   

Brijesh Deshmukh

Dr. S.P. Ganpule

English

15/10/2015

 Discourse Analysis of Chetan Bhagat’s selected Novels and Film Adaptations

13                   

Sandeep Dhore

Dr.. Rajesh Latane

English

26/07/2018

A Study of Socio-Cultural and Political Dimensions of Globalization in the Selected Contemporary Novels

14                   

Nilofar Tamboli,

Dr.. Rajesh Latane

English

26/07/2018

The Study of Speech Acts in Ali Smith’s Selected Novels

15                   

Radhika Kutty

Dr. S.T. Ghodake

English

26/07/2018

A Study of the Emergence of Feminist Activism Through the Selected Novels of Nawal Saadawi and Gioconda Belli

16                   

Gorakh Jondhale

Dr. Vineeta Basanti

English

4/01/2016

A Cross Cultural Odyssey in the Discovery of Self: A Study of Select Novels by Paulo Coelho

 

List of the PhD students- English (Awarded)

Sr. No.

Student Name

Guide Name

Department

Date

Title

1         

Tapashi Majumdar

Dr. S.P. Ganpule

English

7/8/2018

A Study of Code-mixing And Code-Switching in the Selected Novels of Amitav Ghosh.

 

Ph.D. COURSEWORK (2018-2019)

LIST OF ASSIGNMENTS

Assign.

No

Title

Marks

Credits

1.       

Survey of Literature for at least 5 reference books

10

05

2.       

Footnotes, Endnotes, Citations. Different style sheets. Support your theory with examples.

10

3.       

Project related to your research area (30 to35 pages)

30

4.       

Feminism/Post-Colonial/ Culture Studies/ Pragmatics/ Discourse Analysis/ ELT

Select and discuss any one approach to literature or language

20

10

5.       

Apply any one of the six approaches (Feminism/Post-Colonial/ Culture Studies/ Pragmatics/ Discourse Analysis/ ELT) to a short story/poem/play/novel

20

6.       

Two research papers to be submitted 

60

7.       

Exhaustive Bibliography – Reference books (minimum 30) and internet sources

Use MLA/APA style sheet

20

05

8.       

A PowerPoint presentation based on the Research Proposal

20

9.       

A PowerPoint presentation based on theoretical framework

20

 

M.Phil English Course Work Sylabus

 

 M.Phil English Syllabus

Department Publication

Research Articles in Journals

1. Dr. Manjusha Dhumal Published a research paper entitled Eco-critical thoughts: A perspective on the Romantics’ views on the ties between Nature and Human Nature in LangLit An International Peer-Reviewed Open Access Journal” (ISSN 2349-5189)

2. Dr. Manjusha Dhumal Published a co-authored research paper entitled Candida: A journey for the quest of Identity in International journal of Multidisciplinary Research.(ISSN 2277-9302 )

3. Dr. Shilpagauri Ganpule Published a co-authored research paper entitled R. K. Narayan as an Indian Writer in the International journal of Multidisciplinary Research.(ISSN 2277-9302 )

4. Dr. Ashutosh Thakare  Published a paper entitled “Man-Woman Relationship in the Novels of Manju Kapur” in “Langlit: An International Peer-Reviewed Open Access Journal” in November 2015 (ISSN 2349-5189).

5. Ms. Rupal Waghmare  Published a paper entitled “Estrangement in Unaccustomed Earth” in “Langlit: An International Peer-Reviewed Open Access Journal” in February 2016 (ISSN 2349-5189).

 

Research Articles in International/National Conferences

1. Dr. Manjusha Dhumal Paper presentation at an International Conference in Dubai, Men’s college of Technology on 14thNov 2015 on Gaming and Simulation in English Language Teaching:A Symbiotic interweave towards Language Efficiency.

2. Dr. Manjusha Dhumal Resource person at International conference on Language and Education Organised by Leelawati college of Commerce and Computer Science in collaboration with International association of Academicians and Researchers on 28th Dec 2015 at Aurora Towers.

3. Dr. Manjusha Dhumal Published a research paper entitled Eclipsed Identities of Women in the history of Literature in Samajkarya Patrika( ISSN 2277-9272)

4. Dr. Manjusha DhumalPresented and published a paper entitled Re-Reading Shakespeare’s King Lear at an International Conference  held at Goa on 18th October 2015

5. Dr. Manjusha Dhumal Presented a paper entitled, The Colonizer and the Colonized: A delve into Shakespeare’s The Tempest and Aime Cesaire’s Une Tempete. at a National Conference at MU College of Commerce, Pimpri

6. Dr. Manjusha Dhumal Participated in One Day International Workshop on “ICT Education in the Era of Globalisation” organized by Department of English, Baburaoji Gholap College, Sangvi, Pune on 12th Oct. 2015.

7. Dr. Shilpagauri Ganpule Presented and published a paper entitled Integrating Listening and Speaking Skills in English Language Teaching at an International Conference held at Goa on 18th October 2015.

8. Dr. Shilpagauri Ganpule Participated in One Day International Workshop on “ICT Education in the Era of Globalisation” organized by Department of English, Baburaoji Gholap College, Sangvi, Pune on 12th Oct. 2015.

9. Dr. Shilpagauri Ganpule Presented and published a paper entitled, Innovative Techniques of Teaching Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House at an International Conference held at London on 27th and 28th November, 2015.

10. Dr. Shilpagauri Ganpule Presented a paper entitled, Reflection of Indian Sensibility in A. K. Ramanujan’s Poetry at a National Conference at MU College of Commerce, Pimpri.

11. Dr. Shilpagauri Ganpule Participated in a two day State Level Seminar on “Translation: Techniques and Challenges” held on 1st and 2nd March, 2016 in S. P. College, Pune.

12. Ms. Namrata Alhat Participated in One Day International Workshop on “ICT Education in the Era of Globalisation” organized by Department of English, Baburaoji Gholap College, Sangvi, Pune on 12th Oct. 2015.

13. Ms. Namrata Alhat Participated in Two days National Seminar on “Culture and Communication: Reflecting Paradigm Shifts “organized by Manghanmal Udharam College of Commerce, Pune on 4th & 5th Feb.2016.

14. Ms. Namrata Alhat Presented a paper entitled, A Comparative study of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar ‘s Conecpt of Women Empowerment as reflected in Maya Angelou’s Autobiography: I Know Why Caged Bird Sings in International Conference on Exploring Challenges and Opportunities in Social Sciences and Humanities and Business Administration  at Bangkok, Thailand, 11th June and 12th June 2018.

15. Ms. Namrata Alhat Presented a paper entitled, Intersections of Marginalization and Social Inequality: A Case Study of Societal Aboriginal Facts, International Conference For Social Sciences and Humanities , University of London, London, UK,7th June and 10th Nov. 2017

16. Ms. Namrata Alhat Presented a paper entitled Marginal Talk:A New Stance with reference to American, African, and Asian Autobiographies , IOACH, 3rd International Conference Arts and Humanities , 22nd and 23rd Nov.2016 Sept.2016, Bali, Indonesia.

17. Dr. Ashutosh Thakare Presented and published a paper entitled “Role of Yoga in Youth Development” at the State Level Seminar held at Prof. Ramkrishna More College, Akurdi, Pune on 22nd and 23rd Jan. 2016.

18. Dr. Ashutosh Thakare Participated at the Zonal Level Research Competition for ‘Avishkar 2015’ Research Festival under Humanities category held at Indira College of Commerce and Science on 29th Sept. 2015.

19. Dr. Ashutosh Thakare Participated in One Day International Workshop on “ICT Education in the Era of Globalisation” organized by Department of English, Baburaoji Gholap College, Sangvi, Pune on 12th Oct. 2015.

20. Ms. Rupal Waghmare Presented and published a paper entitled “Issues of Cultural Assimilation and Dissimilation I Jhumpa Lahiri’s Unaccustomed Earth” at the National Level Seminar on “Culture and Communication: Reflecting Paradigm Shifts “organized by Manghanmal Udharam College of Commerce, Pune on 4th & 5th Feb.2016.