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Ms. Ratnottama Das

Ms.
  Assistant Professor
     1st Floor, Tutorial Building, Faculty of Arts,
University of Delhi,
Delhi – 110007
 
     
+91-11-27666626
+919868023484
     hellopahi@yahoo.com

Educational Qualifications

M. A.

Gauhati University, UGC, New Delhi

2005

 

Assamese (Language)

Career Profile

University of Delhi

Project Fellow under the Major Research Project of UGC

One year and seven months (1st August 2006- 31st March 2008)

University of Delhi

Assistant Professor

31st March, 2008 - Continuing

Subjects Taught

Certificate/ Diploma/ Adv. Diploma in Assamese, as a second language, to non-natives.

Credit and Qualifying courses for Honours and Pass course students at Under-graduate level (B A & B Com)

M A in Comparative Indian literature (Course-I: Background Course for Indian Literature)

M Phil In Comparative Indian Literature (Course-3: Vaishnavite movement in Assam)

CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION/PRESENTATIONS

Das, Ratnottama. 2009. Paper presented on "Blood in Indira Goswami's Writings", in the National seminar on Fictional World of Indira Goswami, held in the Department of MIL & LS, University of Delhi, during 12 - 14 November.

Das, Ratnottama.  2009. Paper presented on “The Poet-Saint Fusion in Mediavel India” in the National Seminar on Bhakti Movement and National Integration held during 22-23, January, at Morigaon College, Assam.

Das, Ratnottama. 2008. Paper presented on “The Philosophy of Kabir: Depth and Dimension” in the National Seminar on The Philosophy of Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva and Other Saints of Mediavel India held during 14-15, November, at the Department of MIL & LS, University of Delhi.

Das, Ratnottama. 2008. Paper presented on the “Parajas of Orissa” in the National Seminar on New Vision to the Study of Oral Narratives in North-east and Eastern India, held during 5th – 8th January at ERLC, Bhubaneswar.

Das, Ratnottama. 2007. Paper presented on  “The Position of Bong in Karbi Socio-Cultural and Religious Traditions” in the  National seminar on Tribes of India, Identity, Culture and Lore held during 5 – 7, September, at the Department of MIL & LS, University of Delhi.

Das, Ratnottama.  2007    Paper presented in the National Seminar on Oral Traditions of the Tribesmen of Chhattisgarh and the First Nation (Tribes) of Canada held during 12-13, March at Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalaya, Khairagarh, Chhattisgargh.

Awards and distinctions

Second Position in M A, Department of Assamese, Gauhati University.

Qualified NET, 2006.

Other Activities

National Workshops

Das, Ratnottama.  2008 National Workshop on “Folk life and Fieldwork: the Process of Documentation” organized by ERLC, Bhubaneswar, held during 23-27, September, at the Department of MIL&LS, University of Delhi.

Das, Ratnottama. 2008 Workshop on ‘Langauge, Culture and lore of Lepcha: Documentation and Preservation”, organized by Lepcha Indigenous Culture association and ERLC, Bhubaneswar held during 17 – 20, May, at Kalimpong, West Bengal.

Preparation of Teaching/Learning Materials

Preparation of assignments for Assamese language and literature Programme under National School of Open Learning, New Delhi.

Evaluation work

Teaching materials in Assamese prepared by National School of Open Learning, New Delhi.

National Seminar Organized

2008  National Seminar on The Philosophy of Mahapurusha Srimanta Sankaradeva and Other Saints of Medival India, during 14-15, November, 2008, in the Department of MIL & LS, University of Delhi in collaboration with the Srimanta Sankara Sangha, Assam.

Research Work

Project Fellow of Major Research Project of UGC on Tribal lore of Orissa: Common Culture Contents 2006 - 2008

Thesis submitted on the topic, "Depiction of Tribal life in Paraja of Gopinath Mohanty and Yaruingam of Birendra Kumar Bhattacharyya" under the University of Delhi, for the award of Ph. D. degree 2010

Field work

Field work to collect Folklore data from the Lepcha tribe of Sikkim in December 2009.

Field work to collect Folklore data from the Lepcha tribe of Kalimpong, West Bengal in May 2008.

Field work to collect data on Tribal lore in the tribal pockets of Orissa during December 2007 under the Major Research Project of UGC.

Field work to collect Culture and Folklore materials of Mising and Deuri and Khamti Tribes of Assam in November 2007

Field work to collect Culture and Folklore material from the Karbi Tribe of Assam in September 2006. (Invited by ZSAS, Karbi Anglong, Assam.)