Dr. Rimika Singhvi

Designation: 
Associate Professor & Head
Address: 

Department of English, The IIS University, Jaipur

Office Phone Number: 
0141-2400160/1
Residence Phone Number: 
0141-2621110
Mobile Phone: 
9783307195
Email: 
rimika.singhvi@iisuniv.ac.in
Web-Page: 
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Educational Qualifications: 

Degree Institution Year Ph.D. Dept. of English, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 2011 M.Phil. / M.Tech. --------- ------- PG Dept. of English, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 1998 UG Maharani’s College, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur 1996 Any other qualification

Career Profile: 

• Joined as Asst. Prof. in 2003

• Services confirmed in 2006

• Appointed Head of Department in 2007

• Promoted to Sr. Asst. Prof. in 2009, uptil the present

Administrative Assignments: 
  • Head of Department
  • Co-ordinator, Business English Certificates (BEC) Exams, University of Cambridge, U.K.
  • Co-ordinator, Faculty/Staff Development Programmes
  • Co-ordinator, Compering 
  • Co-ordinator, Oraganizing Special Activities on Campus, eg. SPICMACY events, etc.
  • Co-ordinator, Literary Guild and Debating Club
Areas of Interest / Specialization: 

• Indian Women’s Poetry 

• Women’s Writing (Prose and Fiction)

Subjects Taught: 

• Critical Theory

• 20th Century Literature

• Indian Writing in English

• World Literature

• Pre-Romantic and Romantic Poetry, Prose and Fiction

Research Guidance: 

List against each head (If applicable)

1. Supervision of awarded Doctoral Theses - N.A.

2. Supervision of Doctoral Theses, under progress - 01

Year of Registration Name of Student Title of Ph.D. Thesis
2013 Niharika Joshi Cultural Context and Familial Relations in Selected Novels of Shashi Deshpande and Alice Walker

3. Supervision of awarded M.Phil Dissertations - N.A.

4. Supervision of M.Phil Dissertations, under progress - N.A.

5. Supervision of PG Theses: 19

 

Session Name of Student Title of PG Thesis (Dissertation)
2014-15 Karan Arya Re-examining the Concept of Social Realism in Premchand’s Fictional Writings, with reference to Godan, ‘Kafan’ and ‘Namak ka Daroga’
2014-15 Palak Bindal

Reading T.S. Eliot’s The Wasteland in the Twenty–first Century

2014-15 Sagarika Prabhakar

The Oneness of Being: Understanding the Concept of Self in Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” and Selected Poems from Rabindranath Tagore’s Gitanjali

2014-15 Seema Dhayal

Revisiting Women Characters in Ancient Indian Literature and Classical Greek Literature: A Comparative Study of The Ramayana, Oedipux Rex  and Antigone

2014-15 Sunanda Jadoun Re-examining the Myth of Ravana in The Ramayana
2013-14 Dimple Tanwar Social Alienation and the Angry Young Man  in John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger  and Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie
2013-14 Kavita Boolchandani

Listening to Voices from the Margins : A Study of Mulk Raj Anand’s Untouchable and Coolie 

2013-14 Khushboo Sharma

Representation of Gender in the Fictional Works of U. R. Ananthamurthy 

2013-14 Marilyn Massey

Migration and Gender Politics in the Fictional Works of Saadat Hasan Manto

2012-13 Parul Jhorar

Indianness in the Poetry of Nissim Ezekiel and A.K. Ramanujan : A Comparative Study

2012-13 Ruchi Sharma

The Female Body as a Site for the Expression of Femininity : A Feminist Reading of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues      

2012-13 Sakshi Sahni

The Moral Chaos in U. R. Ananthamurthy’s Samskara and Mulkraj Anand’s Untouchable : A Comparison

2011-12 Shikha Shekhawat

Breaking the Mould: Selected Poetic Works     of Sarojini Naidu

2011-12 Simrat Brar

Listening for ‘Silent’ Voices in Vijay Tendulkar’s Silence! The Court is in Session

2010-11 Alpana Yadav Reading for her Life in Kamala Das' Poetry: An Exploration
2010-11 Ambika Jain The Modernist Idiom in post-Independence Indian Poetry in English, with reference to Nissim Ezekiel and A.K. Ramanujan 
2009-10 Anshita Sharma Samskara and Indian Prudery 
2009-10 Anurika Singh Themes and Images in the Poetic Works of Sarojini Naidu, Kamala Das and Toru Dutt
2008-09 Varika Raj The Characteristic Features of the Poetry of the 1950’s and the 1960’s, with special reference to Philip Larkin
     

 

 

 

Publications Profile: 

 

S. No.

First Author

Co-author

Title of Publication

Name of the Journal

Status

Impact Factor

 

 

International/ National/ State

Vol. (No.)

Page No.

Year

ISSN

 

 
  1.  
Shubhangi Bhatnagar Dr. Rimika Singhvi Commentary and/or Catharsis: Literary Responses to unprecedented Challenges IISU Journal of Arts National 10(1) 82-90 2021 2319-5339    
 
2.
Dr. Gunja Patni Dr. Rimika Singhvi Deconstructing Mythology and Re-writing the Body: Reading Meena Kandaswamy's Ms. Militancy Drishti- The Sight National X(I) 46-50 2021 2319-8281    
  3. Anuradha Dasani Dr. Rimika Singhvi Going Beyond the Gender Binary: A Reading through Mahesh Dattani's Dance Like a Man IISU Journal of Arts National       9(2) 100-09 2020 2319-5339    

 

4. 

Gunja Patni

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

Decoding Gender and Negotiating Culture: Re-configuration and Representation in C.S. Lakshmi’s Selected Short Fiction

 

IISU Journal of Arts

 

National

9 (1)

18-24

 

2020

2319-5339

 

 

 

5. 

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

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Games People Play: Life and Living in Troubled Times

 

Literary Endeavour

 

International

X (3)

416-21

2019

0976-299X

 

 

 

6. 

Mili Jain

Dr. Rimika Singhvi 

Defining Dystopian Agency and Identity: Reading Veronica Roth’s Divergent  Series

 

Literary Insight

International

10 (11)

106-11

2019

0975-6248

 

 

 

7. 

Akila Muralidhar

Dr. Rimika Singhvi 

The Problematic Parsi Identity: The Anxiety of Belonging in Rohinton Mistry's Family Matters

 

Literary Insight

International

9 (2)

1-8

2018

0975-6248

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8. 

Mili Jain

Dr. Rimika Singhvi 

Going Beyond the Playtext: Social Consciousness in
Selected Plays by Mahesh Dattani

 

Literary Insight

International

9 (1)

158-69

2018

0975-6248

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9. 

Dr. Rimika Singhvi 

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Imaging the Diasporic Self : A Critical Estimate of Jhumpa Lahiri's Short Fiction, with Specific Reference to Unaccustomed Earth 

 

Euphonie

International

1

44-51

2017

2320-3196

Online 

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10. 

Ruchi Sharma 

Dr. Rimika Singhvi 

Writing the Body, in Search of the Femme : Reading Eve Enseler's The Vagina Monologues 

 

GNOSIS

International

4 (1)

275-88

2017

2394-0131

4.147

 

 

11. 

Astha Kaushik 

Dr. Rimika Singhvi 

Of Being and Belonging : Identity and Location in Monika Ali's Brick Lane and Alentejo Blue

 

Virtuoso

International

7 (1)

58-62

2017

2249-6076

4.730

 

 

12. 

Megha Sharma 

Dr. Rimika Singhvi 

The Emergence of Selfhood in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

 

Contemporary Discourse

International

8 (2)

198-203

2017

0976-3686

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13. 

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

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Gender and the Cityscape: Re-negotiating Space in Patricia Mc Cormick's Sold and Madhur Bhandarkar's Chandni Bar

 

Pragati's English Journal

National

17 (1)

28-36

2017

0975-4091

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14. 

Adhishwari Singh

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

Family Life and the Immigrant Experience in Juhumpa Lahiri's Unaccustomed Earth

 

Contemporary Discourse

International

7 (2)

186-91

2016

0976-3686

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15. 

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

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Re-imagining the Role of Theory in the Humanities 

 

Motifs

International

2 (1)

57-62

2016

2454-1753

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16. 

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

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Poetry in the Time of Global Diversity

SKIT Research Journal

International

5 (1)

82-84

2015

2278-2508

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17. 

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

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Locating the Self in a Diasporic Space: A Study of Imtiaz Dharker’s Poetry

 

Pragati’s English Journal

National

14 (2)

1-7

2014

0975-4091

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18. 

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

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Redefining the Self: Love and Longing in the Poetry of Tara Patel

 

LITTCRIT: An Indian Response to Literature

National

39 (2)

42-49

2013

0970-8049

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19. 

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

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Re-scripting the Self: Cultural Inheritance and Existential Alienation in the Poetry of Eunice de Souza

 

IISU Journal of Arts

National

2 (1)

31-43

2013

2319-5339

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20. 

Rimika Singhvi

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A Manifesto of Desire: Experiencing the Self through the Body in the Poetry of Kamala Das

 

Contemporary Discourse

International

4 (2)

175-81

2013

0976-3686

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21. 

Rimika Singhvi

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Shakespeare Retold: Adaptation and Translation

 

The Criterion

International

4 (3)

e-journal

2013

0976-8165

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22. 

Rimika Singhvi

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Geoscapes of the Mind: Travel, Belonging and Transformation of the Self in Transit, in the Poetical Works of Imtiaz Dharker

 

Literary Insight

International

4

209-15

2013

0975-6248

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Chapters in edited Books 

 

 

 

 

 

S. No.

First Author

Co-author

Title of the Chapter

Name of the Book

Details 

Status

Name of the Publisher 

Page No.

Year

ISSN/ISBN 

International/ National/ State

1. 

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

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Decoding Dattani: Social Construction of Gender Identity in Dance Like a Man

The Theatre of Mahesh Dattani

National

Aadi Publications, Jaipur

114-20

2015

978-93-82630-63-0

2. 

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

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From Behind the Veil and Beyond: The Self in Transit in the Poetical Works of Imtiaz Dharker

Culture, Transformation and Identity: Travel, Fiction, Autobiography

National

Rawat Publications, Jaipur

129-39

2015

978-81-316-0674-2

3. 

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

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Student-Centred Approaches to Teaching Literature

Teaching English Communicatively: Principles, Practices, Perspectives

National

Jaipur: Yking Books

205-10

2012

978-93-80930-63-6

4. 

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

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Feminist Expression in Rajasthani Folklore: Sexuality, Fertility and Erotic Imagination in Rajasthani Women’s Songs 

Folklore: A Feminist Expression

National

Jodhpur: Books Treasure

95-97

2010

81-900422-0-3

 

Papers published  in Conference/ Seminar Proceedings 

 

 

 

 

 

S. No.

 

First Author

 

Co-Author

 

Title of Paper in the Proceedings

 

Name of the Conf./Seminar

 

Name of the Organising Institution

 

Status

Date(s)

 

ISSN

 

International/ National/ State

1

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

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Dialogue at the Margins: A Study of Bama’s Sangati: Events 

UGC-sponsored Seminar on Sensitisation towards Values through Literature

Sophia Girls’ College, Ajmer

National  

4-5 Oct. ‘13

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2

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

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Decoding Dattani: Social Construction of Gender Identity in Dance Like a Man

The Theatre of Mahesh Dattani

St. Mira's College for Girls, Pune

National

 9 Feb. ‘13

978-81-926011-0-6

3

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

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A Literary Approach to Language Teaching: The Relevance of Literary Analysis to Teaching Language through Literature in the Classroom

Empowering the English Language Classroom

Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur

International

 18-19 Jan. ‘13

978-93-81583-84-5

4

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

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Feminism and Gender: Gendering Literature and Criticism

UGC-sponsored Seminar on New Directions in Literary Studies

ICG, Jaipur

National

29-30 Jan ‘10

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5

Dr. Rimika Singhvi

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Quality Management: Policies, Principles and Processes

Quality Management in Institutions of Higher Education

ICG, Jaipur

National

16-17 March ‘09

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Conference Organization: 

List against head (If applicable): ------ Organization of Conferences and Seminars - as Organizing Secretary of the following:

  • Theory and Its Pedagogical Implications
  • New Directions in Literary Studies
  • International Conference on ‘Icons and Illusionists: Lawyer-Statesmen and Constitutional Democracy’ organized by The International Lincoln Center, Louisiana State University, Shreveport, USA, Forum on Contemporary Theory, Vadodara and The IIS University, Jaipur on 22 Dec. ‘11
  • International Conference on ‘Transcending Disciplinary Decadence: Exploring Challenges of Teaching, Scholarship and Research in the Humanities and the Social Sciences’ organized by Forum on Contemporary Theory, Vadodara and The IIS University, Jaipur from 18-21 Dec. ‘11
  • National Seminar on ‘Shakespeare and Film’, organized by Shakespeare Society of India and The IIS University, Jaipur from 13-15 Oct. ‘11
  • UGC-sponsored National Seminar on ‘New Directions in Literary Studies’, organized by ICG, Jaipur from 29-30 Jan. ‘10
  • NAAC-Sponsored National Conference on ‘Quality Management in Institutions of Higher Education’ organized by ICG. Jaipur from 16-17 Mar. ‘09
  • National Workshop on ‘New Paradigms and Applications in Educational Evaluation in Arts and Social Sciences’ organized by ICG. Jaipur from 20-21 Feb. ‘09
Consultancy Experience: 

----- As an Oral Examiner, Trainer, Seminar Presenter and Inspector, Exams for a suite of international Tests of English offered by the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations, U.K.

Research Projects: 

S. No.

Principal Investigator

Title  of Project

Date of Sanction

Month

Year

Amount Sanctioned

 

1. 

Akila Murlidhar 

The Diapora Discourse: Identity, Location and Consciousness and Imagination in Rohinton Mistry's Such A Long Journey

23

Sept.

2017

Rs. 5000/-

 

2. 

Kritika Rathore

History through Art: A Study of Art Spiegelman's Maus

23

Sept.

2017

Rs. 5000/-

 

3. 

Megha Sharma

Emergence of Selfhood in the Female Protagonists in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre and George Ellot's The Mill on the Floss

22

Sept.

2016

Rs. 5000/-

 

4. 

Adhishwari Singh 

Family Life and the Immigrant Experience in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Selected Fictional Writings

25

Aug.

2015

Rs. 4,000/-

 

5. 

Iha Magazine

From Hamlet to Haider: From the Personal to the Political

25

Aug.

2015

Rs. 4,000/-

 

6. 

Marilyn Roohi Massey

Migration and Gender Politics in the Selected Fictional Works of Saadat Hasan Manto

9

Oct.

2013

Rs. 3500/-

 

7. 

Ruchi Sharma

The Female Body as a Site for the Expression of Femininity: A Feminist Reading of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues

29

Sept.

2012

Rs. 4,000/-

 

8. 

Chitra Singh

An Exploration of Logic, Romance and Time Travel with reference to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaben and Audrey Niffenegger’s The Time Traveller’s Wife

27

Sept. 

2011

Rs. 5,000/-

 

9. 

Garima Poonia

Fantasy Fiction vis-à-vis Logic and Reason in the Harry Potter Series

27

Sept. 

2011

Rs. 5,000/-

 

10. 

Ruchi Sharma

The Literary Representations of Death in Shakespeare’s Selected Dramatic Works

27

Sept. 

2011

Rs. 5,000/-

 

 

Association With Professional Bodies: 

1. Editing ------

2. Reviewing ------

3. Advisory -------

4. Committees and Boards ------

5. Memberships:

• Institute for Research in Interdisciplinary Studies (IRIS), Jaipur

• English Language Teachers’ Association of India (ELTAI): Rajasthan Chapter, Jaipur

• Shakespeare Society of India (SSI)

• Forum on Contemporary Theory (FCT), Vadodara

• International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL)

• Comparative Literature Association of India (CLAI)

• Indian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (IACLALS)

• The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the World (MELOW)

• The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS-India) 

• English Language Teaching Contacts Scheme (ELTeCS) 

Consultancy Areas: 
 
  • Business English
  • Communicative and Soft Skills
  • Documentation (Report-writing, editing, etc.)
  • Voice and Accent Training 
Information Updated on: 
Friday, May 22, 2015
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