Dr. Md Jakir Hossain

Dr. Md Jakir Hossain

Assistant Professor, Department of English
Date of joining: 17-08-2021 (K.N College)
02-05-2017 to 16-08-2021 (C.M.M College, Purulia)
Address: Kadamsharif, Roshanbagh, Murshidabad, WB - 742164
E-mail: jakir.hossain87@gmail.com
Academic Qualification: MA, PhD
Research Interest: Postcolonial Literature, Indian Writing in English, Spatiality, Space, Place & Geocriticism
Publications in Journals:
  1. “The Islands of Light in Oceans of Darkness: An Exploration of The White Tiger”, Muse India, Vol. 68: Jul-Aug 2016 (ISSN: 0975-1815)
  2. “Delhi Is Still Far Away: A Study of Drifting Dreams in Ruskin Bond’s Delhi Is Not Far”, International Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities, Vol. 7, Issue 6, June 2019 (ISSN: 2321 - 7065)
  3. “Interplay of Fantasy and Realism in Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children”, Journal of Language Teaching and Research, Vol. 11, No. 2, March 2020 (ISSN: 1798-4769)
  4. “Every Place is a Palimpsest”: A Critical Reading of Khushwant Singh’s Delhi: A Novel”, Muse India, Vol. 93: Sept – Oct 2020 (ISSN: 0975 - 1815)
Paper Presented in the Seminar/ Conferences:
  1. “A Study of Select Plays by Wole Soyinka in the light of Decolonization”, International Conference on Decolonizing the Stage: Paradigm, Practice and Politics, Organised by Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 15 -17, Nov. 2012
  2. “Identity and Alienation: A study of Bharati Mukhrejee’s Wife and Jasmine” Contemporary Social Realities in Indian English Fiction of Post 1980s, Organised by Manav Rachna International University, Faridabad, 19th May 2012
  3. “Translation: A Gateway to Globalization”, National Seminar on Translation: Issues and Challenges, Organised by Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 29th – 30th March 2012
  4. “Cultural Gap in Translation: A Brief Analysis”, National Seminar on Literary, Historical and Cultural Paradigms: Revisiting Translation Studies in India, Organised by Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 23rd – 24th March 2013
  5. “Enigma of Partition Depicted in Bapsi Sidhwa’s Ice- Candy-Man”, International Conference on Literature to Cinema: Appropriation, Adaptation, Adulteration, Organised by National Institute of Technology, Durgapur 1st -3rd June, 2013
  6. “Quest for Self-Identity in Alice Munro’s Boys and Girls and The Office” Impact of Social Changes on English Language & Literature (TISCELL), Organised by Lingaya’s University, Faridbad, 7th – 8th February 2014
  7. “Deconstructing the Notion of Nationalism in Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient,” National Seminar on Nationalism, Populism and Discourses: India in the 21st Century, Organised by Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur, 28-29 November 2018
  8. “(Re)-locating the Root: A Diasporic Exploration of Home in Michael Ondaatje’s Anil’s Ghost,” International Conference on Performing the Nation: Memory and Desire in Contemporary Literature, Organised by Berhampore Univeristy, Berhampore (Odisha), 8-9 February 2019
  9. “From Text to Screen: A Cinematic Adaptation of Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient.” National Seminar on Literature across Mediums, Organised by DDU Gorkhpur University, Gorkahpur (UP), 15-16 February 2019
  10. “Neither Here Nor There: Exile, Existence and Fluid Identity in Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient.” International Conference on South Asian Literature, Culture and Society, Organised by Barabazar Bikram Tudu Memorial College, Purulia (West Bengal), 27-28 February 2019
  11. “Be Off With You: Debunking the Hegemonic Myth in Mulk Raj Anand’s Untouchable and Coolie.” Two –Day International Seminar on Dalit’s in India: Socio- Cultural and Literary Representations, Organised by Purnidevi Chowdhury Girls’ College, Bolpur & S.F.S Mahavidlaya & Sahitya Akademi, 8th and 9th March, 2019
  12. “The Question of National Identity in Michael Ondaatje e’s The English Patient.” Two-Day International Seminar on “Literature, Culture and Society: Interrelations and the search for the Identity”, Organised by Berhampore Girl’s College, Berhmapore , 14th and 15th February 2020
  13. “Misogyny and Gender Stereotypes: A Study of Select Advertisements of Hindi Television Channels.” International e-Conference on Gender Equality For A Better World: Issues and Challenges Organised by Women’s College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 19th and 20th August, 2020
Lectures Delivered:
Sl. no. Topic College/Institution
1. One Day College Level Seminar on “Matrihasha Dibash” Chitta Mahato Memorial College, Jargo , Purulia
2. “Gandhian Influence on Indian Fiction in English in the Pre-Independence Era” Karim City College, Jamshedpur
3. “Reading Marxism in Today’s Classroom” Gushkara Mahavidalaya, Bardhamman
4. “Romanticism and Its Contemporary Relevance” Cooch Behar College, Cooch Behar