Ms. Jaspreet Kaur Layal Profile

Ms. Jaspreet Kaur Layal

Assistant Professor

Centre for German Studies,

SCHOOL OF LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE STUDIES

Email Id : jaspreet.layal@cug.ac.in

Education Qualifications:

  • M.Phil, February 2011,Centre of German Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Specialization: Translation.
  • Dissertation: Die Übersetzung der fantasievollen Kunst des Schreibens: die Erstellung einer interkulturellen Tintenwelt am Beispiel der ins Englische übersetzten Tintenwelt Trilogie von Cornelia Funke
  • English Translation of the Title: Translating Fantasy for Children and Young Adults: The Creation of an Intercultural World of Words - Cornelia Funke's Inkheart Trilogy in English.
  • M.A, 2008, Centre of German Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Specialization:Translation.
  • Dissertation:Die Darstellung der Marginalisierung als Übersetzungsproblematik am Beispiel des Romans “Der Gott der kleinen Dinge” von Arundhati Roy.
  • English Translation of the Title: Depicting Marginalisation as a Translation problem: Reading Arundhati Roy’s “The God of Small Things” in German titled “Der Gott der kleinen Dinge”.
  • B.A.(Hons.) in German, 2006, Centre of German Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Zertifikat Deutsch, 2004, Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan, New Delhi.

Awards and Honors :

  • Qualified NET (National Eligibility Examination for Lectureship) conducted in December 2010.
  • GIPS Research Scholarship at Free University, Berlin, Germany (June 2009-August 2009).
    Worked as a research scholar at the Free University, Berlin, as a part of the M.Phil research work at the Centre for German Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Assistant Professor (on Contract) at the Amity School of Foreign Languages, Amity University, Noida Sector 125 from July 2011 till August 2012.

Teaching Experience :

  • Assistant Professor at the Centre for German Studies, Central University of Gujarat since January 23rd, 2017.
  • Assistant Professor (on Contract) at the Department of German Studies, School of Languages, Doon University, Dehradun from September 3rd, 2012 till January 11, 2017.
  • Assistant Professor (on Contract) at the Amity School of Foreign Languages, Amity University, Noida Sector 125 from July 2011 till August 2012.
  • Guest Foreign Language Teacher for German Language at the Institute of Management Studies, Noida Sector 62 in 2009

Publications/Submissions :

  • Die Übersetzung der fantasievollen Kunst des Schreibens: die Erstellung einer interkulturellen Tintenwelt am Beispiel der ins Englische übersetzten Tintenwelt Trilogie von Cornelia Funke (Published in the journal "German Studies in India“ –December 2012 Issue. Published by the Department of German Studies, Kerela University)
  • German translation of Vishnu Prabhakar’s short story "Mera Beta" submitted for publication to the Department of German, University of Mumbai as a part of a translation project being run by the Department of German, University of Mumbai.

Paper Presentation :

Presented a paper titled "Die Übersetzung der fantasievollen Kunst des Schreibens: die Erstellung einer interkulturellen Tintenwelt am Beispiel der ins Englische übersetzten Tintenwelt Trilogie von Cornelia Funke“ at the 7th DAAD Symposium (Symposium für Nachwuchswissenscahftler im Fach Germanistik) on "Populäre Kunst im Zeichen der Demokratisierung“, held at the University of Delhi in October 2010.

Language Know-How    : Punjabi, Hindi, English and German

Interests    : Dramatics, Creative Writing, Reading, Traveling and Photography.