Ms. Zarana Maheshwari Profile

Ms. Zarana Maheshwari

Assistant Professor

Center for Comparative Literature and Translation Studies

SCHOOL OF LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE STUDIES

E-mail id: zaranamaheshwary@gmail.com

Educational Qualifications:

  • M.Phil in dissertation entitled Translation of the Gujarati Travelogue England ni Musafari nu Varnan by Mahipatram Nilkanth with a Critical Introduction and Commentary

    Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar - 2012

  • M.A. in E.L.T.

    H. M. Patel Institute of English Training and Research, V.V.Nagar Sardar Patel University - 2010.

  • DELF B2 (Dipl�me d'�tudes en langue fran�aise)

    Alliance Francaise, Ahmadabad � 2008.

JOB EXPERIENCE

Taught Communication Skills to undergraduate students at Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar.

Participation and Presentations

  • Participated in the National Conference on the �The Role of English in Sustainable Community Development� held by H.M.Patel Institute of English Training and Research, V.V.Nagar on 18-19th August, 2008.
  • Participated in the National Seminar on �Technology In ELT� held at Changa Institute of Technology, Changa.
  • Presented a research paper entitled �Review of Two Softwares Which are Helpful to Visually- Impaired Students� in the international seminar on Interactive Media in Pedagogy: learning in and beyond the classroom held at H. M. Patel Institute of English, Vallabh Vidyanagar from 08 to 10th January, 2010.
  • Participated in the Tenth Biennial International Conference of Comparative Literature Association of India held at Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar on the theme of �Sociological Imagination in Comparative Perspective: Languages, Cultures and Literatures� during 3-6 March, 2011.
  • Presented a research paper entitled �Travelogue as Translation and Production of Knowledge: A Comparative Study of England ni Musafari nu Varnan and Garet Baritan Khateni Musafari� in the international conference on �Minority Discourses Across Cultures� organized by Department of English, Central University of Rajasthan and Comparative Literature Association of India from 26-28th February, 2012.
  • Invited in a plenary session to speak on �Journey Towards Inclusive Tomorrow� in an international conference on �Toward Inclusive Tomorrow�organized by ICEVI and the DBI held at Ahmedabad from 5 to 7 April 2013.

AWARDS AND ACHEIVEMENTS

  • Marga Schulze Merit scholarship, 2010.
  • Krishna Kumari Varma Memorial Award for visually impede 2010.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Translation studies and practice, travel writing, colonial literature, public sphere