Dr. Rani Rathore

Associate Professor

Department of English, IIS (Deemed to be University)

Educational Qualifications: 
  • Certificate Course in Gender and Women Studies by Swayam, organized by Jamia Milia Islamia University ,New Delhi.
  • Ph.D. Department of English, University of Rajasthan,Jaipur. 2010
  • M.Phil.  2002 from the  Department of English,University of Rajasthan,Jaipur. 2002
  • PG Department of English ,University of Rajasthan,Jaipur. 2002
  • UG Maharani’s College,Univ. of Rajasthan,Jaipur.
  • 1999
  • Any other qualification Diploma in German Language ,Univ. of Rajasthan,Jaipur. 1999-2000.
Career Profile: 

DESIGNATION ORGANIZATION YEAR Lecturer (Eng.) Arya College of Engineering and IT,Jaipur 2003-2004 Visiting Prof.(Eng.) Nursing College ,Jaipur 2006 Assistant Professor(Eng.) IIS Univ.,Jaipur 2008- 2012. Sr. Assistant Professor 2013- 2018 July. Associate Professor 2018 onwards.

Administrative Assignments: 
  •  Additional Head 2012-2015 June.
  • Head July 2015- 2018.
Areas of Interest / Specialization: 

Indian writing in English, Women’s writings, Works in translation, Contemporary British Literature, Children's Literature,Diaspora and Creative Writing.

Subjects Taught: 

English U.G Level- Metaphysical poetry, Twentieth century literature,Contemporary British literature, World literature ,foundation English, BEC,etc. P.G Level—Metaphysical, Contemporary British literature, Critical theory, etc.. Course work to Ph.D and M.Phil scholars.

Research Guidance: 
  • Supervision of Doctoral Thesis/  (Co-Supervision)
  • Awarded: 
  • Surbhi Jain- "Trauma and Human Suffering in Select Partition Narratives"(2021).
  • Neelu Jain " Diasporic Concerns in the Select Novels of Sunetra Gupta and Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni"(2020).
  • Laghavi Sharma—"Political Study of the Select Novels of Nayantara Sahgal" (2016).


  • On going Ph.D :
  •  Ms. Priyanka Ruth Prim-- "Surprise by Joy": A Study of C.S. Lewis".
  • Ms. Priyanka Jain-" Children's Literature- A Select Study of Suniti Namjoshi's Works".
  • Rashmi Gurjar -"Partition Narratives".
  • Rashmi Yogi- "Oppression and Sexuality in Select Short Stories of Kamala Das".
  • Priyanka Sharma-" Cuisine Culture and Identity in Select Short Stories of Jhumpa Lahiri, C.S. Laxmi..."


Publications Profile: 

1. Research papers published in Refereed/Peer Reviewed Journals

  • International Journal –Labyrinth vol.2|No.4-Oct.2011
  •  International Journal- Literary Insight vol.3\Jan. 2012
  • International Journal- Poetry World :An International Monthly vol.4No.9\Jan. 2012
  •  International journal Writers Editors Critics(2.2) Sep.2012 ,Topic -Life without love and respect:Plight of being born a woman : A Study of L .Antarjanam's "Revenge Herself".....
  •  International  Refereed journal Labyrinth(oct.2012) ,Topic- Muzzafar Ali's Umrao Jan :A Cultural Representation
  •  Poetry World .Annual Anthology (March 2012) ,Topic -Collection of Poems
  •  International online Journal (July 2012),Topic - Revisiting Self: An Analysis of Kamala Das' My Story
  •  Internatinal Journal Writers, Editors,Critics (March 13) Topic "Soul's Voice"  .
  •   International Journal Writers, Editors, Critics (Sep 2012) Topic " Life Without Love and Respect: Plight of Being Born Aa Woman: A Study of Lalitambika Antarjanam's " Revenge Herself" , Vaidehi's "Akku" and Mrinal Pande's " Girls "
  • Contemporary Discourse : A Peer Reviewed International Journal (July 2014 ) Topic " Exploring Human Psyche in Mulk Raj Anand's " The Lost Child", "Lullaby" and " The Thief".
  •  As co-author inIJELLH (2017) Topic " Looking Through the Diaspora Lens in Select  Bollywood Films" .
  • Literary Endevour ( July 2018) Topic " Re-locating Home through Memories in Sunetra Gupta's So Good in Black".
  • Publication in an Anthology  History Reconstrued edited by Rajshree Ranawat  ( 2017) Topic "Nostalgic Representation of Culture in Ahmed Ali's Twilight in Delhi".

2. a) Research papers published in Academic Journals other than Refereed/Peer Reviewed Journals b) Research papers published in the proceedings of Refereed/Peer Reviewed—International/National/ State level Conferences 01 c) Research papers published in the proceedings of Conferences/Seminar other than Refereed/Peer Rev:

International Seminar—Theory at Work:Text History and Culture 9-11 Nov. 2010 National Seminar-- Women’s Role: Expectations and Identity 25-26 Mar 2010 National Seminar-- New Directions in Literary Studies29-30 Jan. 2010 . Participation as Paper/Poster Presenter

2009-10- 2010-11:

 Title--" Exploring Nation and National in the Poems of Rabindra Nath Tagore",National Seminar25-27Nov.2010 ,organized by IRIS AND UOR,Jaipur.

Title---"Unraveling the Intricacies of a Personality: A Psychological Study of Ismat Chughtai’s The Crooked Line",International Seminar(9-11.Nov.,2010) organized byBHU, Benaras Hindu University.

Title-"Cultural Representation of Muslim Culture in Indian Cinema",National Seminar,23-25April,2010,organized by IRIS ,Sahitya Akademi and UOR,Jaipur.

Title--Women as Object in Some Short Stories of Ismat Chughtai,National Seminar,25-26March,2010,organized by ICG, Jaipur.

 Title---Revisiting Self: An Analysis of Kamala Das’ My Story,International Seminar,24-26 Feb.2010,organized by UOR,Jaipur.

Title-"Lost Childhood: Ismat Chughtai’s The Crooked Line,"National Seminar,24-30 2010,organized by ICG, Jaipur


 Seminar Title : Sahitya Academy 's 100 Years 12-13 Nov. 2011 organized by IRIS , Jaipur and Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi. Paper Title " Reading of Self Composed Poems".


Conference Title : " Revisiting Issues of Women's Security : From Womb to Tomb" 11-13 Sep. 2013 organized by University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. Paper Title " Female Foeticide and Gender Violence in Sujata Bhatt's " Voice os an Unwanted Girl" and Kamala Das' "Introduction" and "Mask"".

Seminar Title : "Sensitisation Towards Values Through Literature "4-5 Oct. 2013  organized by Sophia College, Ajmer. Paper Title : " Meeting of Culturesin Raja Rao's The Serpent and the Rope and Ismat Chughtai's The  Crooked Line".

Seminar Title : "Identity , Ecology and Culture in Twentieth Century Literatures 6-8 Feb. 2014 organized by Univ. of Raj. Paper Title " Cultural Clash and Identity Crisis in Raja Rao's The Serpent and the Rope ".

Seminar Title : "The Power of Short Story"15-16 Feb. 2014 organized by IRIS and Kanoria College, Jaipur. Paper Title "Probing the Mind : Analysis of Mulk Raj Anand's "The Lost Child" , "Lullaby" and "Thief"".


Conference Title " Women on Health and Identity: Revisioning a Multidisciplinary Perspective 12- 13 dec 2016 organized by The IIS Univ, Jaipur. Paper Title " A Psychological Study of Shaman in Ismat Chughtai's The Crooked Line".

International Conference on Cross Cultural Comparison's: Life and Literature  22-14 Jan 2016 organized by Lal Bahadur Shastri College, Jaipur and Sadaa Branch, Jaipur. Paper Title " A Realistic Representation of Women's Condition : A Select Study of Lalitambika Antarjanam and Vadehi's Short Stories"


Conference Title" National Conference on History Reconstructed through Literature: Nation, Identity and Culture " on 1-2 Feb. 2017 , organized by JNVU, Jodhpur. Paper Title - " Nostalgic Representation of Nation in Ahmed Ali's Twilight in Delhi"


Conferenence Title "  Contemporary Indian Writing : A Source of Cultural Strengthening " 8-9 dec.2017, organized by Maharaj Acharya Sanskrit College, Jaipur .Paper Title -" Emerging New India :  A Study  of Bankim Chandra Chattopaddyay's Rajmohan's Wife"


Conference Title "International Conference on Hermeneutics Today: Negotiating Traditional Approaches across Cultures, Literatures and Languages " 24-25 Jan. 2020 , organized by SKIT, Jaipur.

Paper Title- " Postcolonial Study of Selected Short Stories of Ismat Chughtai"


Conference Organization: 

 Convenor ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on " Gendered Urban Spaces: Narratives of Self Possession " on 17-18 Feb. 2017.

Consultancy Experience: 


Research Projects: 


                       University Funded Project Guidance

Ms. Radhika Sharma - " Thematic Study of the Selected Novels of Kamla Markandaya and Nanthiel Howthorne" 2014-15.

Ms. Priyanka Sharma-" The Tragic Lovers : A Comparative Study of the Major Characters of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights and Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's Devdas" 2015-16.

Ms. Arpita Karwa - " A Study of Myth as a Vehicle of Philosophy in the Select Novels of Amish Tripathi" 2015-16.

Ms. Akarshi Srivastava -" Historicizing Feminist Approach to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Emma and Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre and Shirley" 2018-19.

Ms. Wamika Gupta (Hons. Sem. VI) - " Reflections of Harmony and Disharmony in Partition Literature with Special Reference to Attia Hosain's Sunlight on a Broken Column" 2019-20.

Ms. Charul Bajaj (Hons. Sem. VI)- " Study of Myths in Girish Karnad's and Sophocles Selected Works"2019-20.

Ms. Jaikirti Singh(PC Sem. VI)- " The Concept of Nation in the Selected Poetic Works of Rabindra Nath Tagore and Sarojini Naidu"2019-20.

Awards and Distinctions: 

 Receipient of Departmental Research Scholarship (2004-2007), University of Rajasthan.

Association With Professional Bodies: 

1. Memberships IRIS ,Jaipur 2. Elt@i,Jaipur

2. BOS Member of Department of English, IIS  (Deemed to be University) Jaipur

3. Member of Research Admission Committee, The University of Raj.

4. Membership of International  Journal Writers, Editors, Critics, Chennai.

5. Member Academic Council , The IISU (2015 onwards  )

Other Activities: 
  •  Organized enrichment lecture, guest lectures and author interactions since 2015 onwards. To mention a few:
  •  Author interaction with Komal Ahuja on " Love No Matter What" (2016)
  •  Author interaction with Sangita Menon on " Readings from Muchhadgadh and Other Stories"(2017)
  • Guest Lecture by C.S. Laxmi on " Women We Forget to Include in History"(2017)
  •  Guest Lecture for Ph.D scholars on " Postcolonial Texts", " Interdisciplinary Approaches", etc (2015 , 2016, 2017)


Consultancy Areas: 

 Soft Skills, Creative writing and Communication skills.

Information Updated on: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021
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