Keya Ghatak
Associate Professor, Department of English
Whatsapp or Mobile No. : 9474710289
E-mail ID : kghatakbgc@gmail.com
Educational Qualification :
M.Phil. in English (Fiction), 2000, University of Kalyani.
M.A. in English, 1984, University of Calcutta.
B.A. in English (Hons.), 1979, University of Calcutta.
B.Ed., 1990, University of Calcutta.

Specialization:

Contemporary English and Fiction.
A Course in Communicative English from CIEFL, Hyderabad.

Professional Experience/ Academic position:

CIEFL Refresher Course, 1995, Hyderabad.
UGC-Sponsored Refresher Course, 2001, University of Calcutta.
UGC-Sponsored Refresher Course, 2002, University of Calcutta.
UGC-Sponsored Refresher Course, 2003, University of Calcutta.
Teaching experience of U.G. Students (Both- Hons. & General/Programme): 27 years and 9 months.
Teaching experience of U.G. Students (Communicative English): 23 years and 9 months.
Teaching experience of P.G. Students (English): 1 year and 9 months.

Award

Settlement of Minor Research Project Awarded, 2018, by University Grants Commission.

Research  Interest

Completed  one  Minor  Research  Project  on  19.12.2016  on  ‘Realistic  Operation  in  Philip Roth’.

Acted as Guide  of  a  Student  of  M.Phil.  of  Madurai  Kamaraj  University.

List of Publications: 43

Research Publications with ISSN: 5

i)Realism by   Keya Ghatak  (pages  248 – 251)   published  in  International,  Multi – disciplinary,  Bi – annual  &  Referred  Print  Journal   with  ISSN   2454 – 8987 named  Contemporary  Research  Spectrum (Volume – 2).

ii)Realism  in  English Novel by  Prof.  Keya Ghatak   (pages  61 – 67)   published  in  International,  Multi – disciplinary,    Peer    Reviewed  Print  Journal   with  ISSN   2278 – 9545  named  EDULIGHT (Volume – 5).

iii)Realism  in  My  Life  as  a  Man  and  in  The  Rainbow  by   Prof.   KeyaGhatak  (pages  157 –160 )   published  in  International,  Multi – disciplinary,  Bi – annual  &  Referred  Print  Journal  with  ISSN   2454 – 8987  named  Contemporary  Research  Spectrum (Volume – 1).

iv)BANKIM  CHANDRA  CHATTERJEE  IN  THE  FIELD  OF  INDO-ANGLIAN  LITERATURE   by  Prof.  Keya Ghatak   (pages  236 – 239)   published  in  International,  Multi – disciplinary,    Peer    Reviewed  Print  Journal   with  ISSN   2278 – 9545  named  EDULIGHT (Volume – 4).

v)Skylarks  as  Inspiration  of  Life  by  Prof.  Keya Ghatak  (Pages  100 – 103)  published  in  International,  Multi – disciplinary,    Peer    Reviewed  Print  Journal   with  ISSN   2278 – 9545  named  EDULIGHT (Volume – 5).

Publication of Book with ISBN: 2

i)Published  a  book entitled  ‘Realistic  Operation  in  Philip Roth’  with  ISBN  978-81-928721-

ii)‘Introduction to Undergraduate English Book I’ (Only textbook for AECC and SEC courses of University of Kalyani}published by Cambridge University Press with ISBN:978-1-108-74182-8 written by Keya Ghatak as Chief Editor(UNIT-1:Introduction to Communication, pages-(1-25)and  other three writers.

Publication with ISBN: 9

i)Role  of  Physical   Culture  in  the  life  of  David  Copperfield   by  Keya Ghatak   published   in   UGC  Sponsored   National  Level  Seminar  book    (Pages  288 – 294 )   with   ISBN  978 – 81 – 927259 – 0 – 1 named  Cultural   Studies:  Theories  and  Praxes.

ii)Necessity   of  Women  Empowerment  in  the  Field  of  Rural  Development   by   Keya Ghatak  published   in   UGC  Sponsored   National  Level  Seminar  book  (Pages  325 – 328 )   with   ISBN  978  – 81–927259 – 1 – 8  named   Women  Empowerment  and   Rural  Development:  Role  of  Microfinance.

iii)Indo – Anglian  Literature in the hand  of  Bankim  Chandra  Chatterjee  And  Swami  Vivekananda by   Keya Ghatak  published   in   UGC  Sponsored  State  National   Seminar  book  (Pages  94 – 97 )   with   ISBN   978-93-83590-76-6 named   Sahitya,  Samaj  O  Darsan Bhabnay Bankimchandra   O  Vivekananda.

iv)The Role  of  Swami  Vivekananda  to  empower  Women   by  Keya Ghatak   published   in  Proceedings  of  UGC  Sponsored  National   Conference(Pages  21 – 23 )   with   ISBN   978 – 81 – 925536 – 1 – 0.

v)Dwjendralal  Ray  in  English  Lyric   by  Keya Ghatak   published   in   UGC  Sponsored  National   Level  Seminar  book    (Pages  312 – 316  )  named   Dwijendralal   Roy :  Haasi,  Gaan  O  Natoke   with   ISBN  978-93-84383-42-8.

vi)Operation  Shylock  and  David  Copperfield  by  Keya Ghatak  (Pages  67 – 72)  published  in  An  Inter – disciplinary  Edited  Volume  with  ISBN  978-81-927259-3-2  named  ANWESHAN, 2016.

vii)Child Education  in  David  Copperfield  by  Keya Ghatak (Pages  247 – 250)  published  in  a  book  named  Children’s  Literature :  Re-reading…Re-discovering  with  ISBN  978-93-84383-45-9.

viii)Cross – culture  in  Interpreter  of  Maladies  by  Keya Ghatak  (Pages  11 – 14)  published  in  National  Level   Seminar  book  named  Bish Shataker Shesh   Tin  Dashak :  Banglar Samaj,  Sahitya  O  Sanskriti with  ISBN  978 – 81 – 927259 – 5 – 6.

ix)Ramendra Sundar  Tribedi :  Inspiring  Women  in  the  Pursuit  of  Science  by   Keya Ghatak (Pages  50 – 55)  published  in  UGC  Sponsored  National   Level  Seminar  book  named  Ramendrasundar Tribedi : Smarane –Samikshane  with  ISBN  978-93-84383-71-8.

Publication without ISBN : 5

i)Judgement  of   Popular  Fiction  on  the  Basis   of  Cultural  Artefact   and  Commercial  Product  by   Keya Ghatak (Pages  69 – 72)  published  in  a  book  named  Popular  Fiction : Cultural  Artefact  or  Commercial  Product?  UGC  Sponsored  State  Level  Seminar  Volume  in  Collaboration  with  The  American  Library,  Kolkata.

ii)From  The  Desk  of  Chairperson  as  Chairperson  of  XXVITH  Annual  National  Conference  of  The  Physiological  Society  of  India  by  Keya Ghatak   published  in  a  book  named  PHYSICON – 2014.

iii)From  The  Desk  of  Chairperson  as  Chairperson  of  UGC  Sponsored  One  Day  Workshop  of  College  Employees  of  Murshidabad  –  Nadia   Districts   by  Keya Ghatak   published  in SOUVENIR.

iv)English  Subsidiary  as  Conveners   by  Keya Ghatak  and  Partha Pratim  Bandyopadhyay  published   in  a  book  named  Undergraduate  Syllabus:  Perspectives  &  Possibilities  by  the  Department  of  English,  University  of  Kalyani,  2002.

v)FROM  THE  DESK  OF  ORGANIZING  SECRETARY  as  the 1st by name among three Organizing  Secretaries of Two Day International  Seminar sponsored  and  funded  by  Maulana  Abul  Kalam  Azad  Institute  of  Asian  Studies  (MAKAIAS),  An  Autonomous  Body  under  the  Ministry  of  Culture,  Govt. of  India,   and  Department  of  Higher  Education,   Government  of  West  Bengal,  and  organized  by  Department  of  Bengali,   Department  of  English  and  Department  of  History  of  Berhampore  Girls’  College   in  collaboration  with  Department  of  Bengali,   Department  of  English  and  Department  of  History  of   University  of  Kalyani,  Kalyani,  Nadia,  on 14th  &  15th    February,  2020.

Articles  and  poems  published  in  College  Magazines  and  in  Other  Magazines :- 22

i)New  Law,

ii)My  Dream (Poem),

iii)Similarity and  Contrast  between  the  Short  Stories  of  Chekov  and  James  Joyce,

iv)A  Few  Words  on  Dr. Subarna  Banerjee,

v) A  Good  Name  is  rather  to  be  chosen  than  Great  Riches,

vi) A  Few  Words  on  Realism  in  Dickens  and  Sharat  Chandra  Chattopadhyaya,

vii)Our  Ever smiling Pranabda,

viii) A  Few  Moments  with  Didi (in  Bengali),

ix) Hostels  of  Berhampore  Girls’  College (in  Bengali),

x) Tribute  to  Prof.  Gautam  Upadhyay,

xi) Tripti  Di  in  the  Department  of  Political  Science,

xii) Education  in  the  Novels  of  Dickens and  in  West  Bengal,

xiii)Editorial  Note  of  College  Magazine (2013),

xiv)The  Role  of  Swami  Vivekananda  to  Empower  Women,

xv)Addresses  of  Teacher-in-Charge (2015  and  2016),

xvi)Antarik Bhalabasa  (in  Bengali),

xvii)  The  Role of  Students  in  Society (in  Bengali),

xviii)  Behaviour  ( A  poem in  English),

xix) Tribute  to  Prof.  Subha Ganguly,

xx)  Chatana (in  Bengali) ,

xxi)  Macbeth  as  a  Tragedy, xxii)  Gandhi’s Influence on Media and Indian Literature.

Seminar/Symposium/Workshop/Conferences attended:-37

1)International-Seminar-Romanticism: Text and Context, Jadavpur  University-December,20-22,1995.

2)Work-Shop-Material  Development – The  British  Council – February, 18-20,1998

3)International-Seminar-Re – presenting Shakespeare: Text and Performance-University  of  Kalyani December,12 – 13,2000

4)’International Conference- Identity, Relevance, Text-Reviewing English Studies -University  of  Calcutta – February,07-08,2001.

5)International- Conference – Representations : African,  American,  Literature  and  Culture- University of Calcutta-March,15 – 16,  2001.

6)Seminar – Women and Literary Imagination-University  of  Calcutta-April, 25th   2001

7)Workshop-The Undergraduate Syllabus Perspectives and  Possibilities-  University  of  Kalyani-December,13 – 14,  2001

8)Seminar –  Romanticism- CSRL -March,26 – 27,  2003

9)National  Seminar-Globalization  and  its  impact  on  Higher  Education  in  India-   Presidency  College,  Kolkata-January,13th  2003

10)International Seminar – Cross – Culture Responses: Jibananda  Das  and  Shakespeare, University  of  Kalyani – December,14 – 15,  2004

11)International Conference- Tagore and Modernity -University  of  Calcutta, December 16th, 2004

12)National Seminar-The  Problem  of  India’s  Nationhood and  Indian  Federalism-Berhampore  Girls’  College-March21st ,2005

13)DSA-International  Seminar-Romanticism Text and Context-Jadavpur University-December 20th,  1995

14)International Conference- Narrative  of  Development-University  of  Calcutta, March 27 – 29th,  2006

15)Seminar-Great  Revolt  of  1857-Berhampore  Girls’  College-January16th,2008

16)UGC  Sponsored  Departmental  Seminar-Aristotle  on  Tragedy  &  Tragic  Hero  and  Browning’s  Vision  & Craft- Brerhampore  Girls’  College-December16th ,  2010

17)U.G.C.  sponsored State  Level  Seminar-Advancement  of  Biological  Science  Towards Sustainable  Development-Department  of   Zoology  of Berhampore  Girls’  College  in  Collaboration  with  W.B.  Bio – Diversity  Board, Kolkata – March  29  &  30,2012

18)U.G.C.  sponsored  National  Seminar-Cultural  Studies:  Theories and Praxes-Department  of   English  of Berhampore  Girls’  College  in  Collaboration  with  Department  of  English –  University  of  Kalyani – 21st&  22nd  September,  2013.

19)U.G.C.  sponsored  National  Seminar-Women  Empowerment  and   Rural  Development:  Role  of  Microfinance-Department  of  Economics  &  Political  Science   of Berhampore  Girls’  College  in  Collaboration  with  Union  Christian  Training  College -23rd&  24th  November,2013.

20)U.G.C.  sponsored  National  Conference – Yuganayak  Swami   Vivekananda,The  Educationist  Par  Excellence – A  Great  Luminary  of  Modern  Times – Union  Christian  Training  College  in  Collaboration  with  Ramakrishna  Mission  Sikshanamandira,  Belur  Math, Howrah-27th&  28th  March,  2014.

21)UGC  Sponsored -Two  Days  National  Level  Seminar            Bankim  Chandra  Chatterjee  And  Swami  Vivekananda-Lalgola  College, Lalgola,  Murshidabad  – 27th&  28th  August,  2014.

22)XXVITH  Annual  National  Conference  Of  The  Physiological  Society  of  India,PHYSICON – 2014 – Department  of  Physiology  And  Department  of  Zoology  of  Berhampore  Girls’  College  in  Collaboration  with  Central  Sericulture  Research &  Training  Institute-19th  –  21th   December,2014.

23)U.G.C.  sponsored  One  Day  Workshop-The  Role  Of  Office  And  Establishment-College  Employees  Of  Murshidabad  –  Nadia  Districts on 22nd  February,2015

24)Regional  Seminar sponsored  by  Department  of  Parliamentary  Affairs,  Government  of  West  Bengal            Participation  as  Teacher-in-Charge – Berhampore  Girls’  College-28 .03.  2015

25)U.G.C. sponsored  National  Seminar-    New  Social  Movements  in  India-Berhampore  College  in  Collaboration  with  the  Department   of  Economics  of  Krishnath  College-2nd   and  3rd  May,  2015

26)U.G.C.  sponsored  One  Day  College  Workshop-Innovative  Methods  of  Class  Room  Teaching  And  Application  of  Modern  Technologies  In  Office  Management-Internal  Quality  Assurance  Cell,-DumkalCollege, Basantapur, Murshidabad,23.09.2015.

27)Dept. of  Parliamentary Affairs,  Govt. of West  Bengal-Parliamentary  Democracy   in India :  Theory  and Practices, Participation  as  Teacher-in-Charge-Dept.  of Political Science,  Krishnath  College, Berhampore ,Murshidabad-05.10.2015

28)UGC  Sponsored Two  Days  National  Level  Seminar-  The  political  Behaviour  of  the  People  in  India- Panchthupi Haripada Gouribala College-13th  &  14th  January,2016

29)UGC  Sponsored -Two  Days  National  Level  Seminar            Dwjendralal Ray:   Hashi, Gann  & Natake- Panchthupi Haripada Gouribala College-16th  &  17th  January,2016

30)One Day  National  level  Seminar-Art – Culture  in  Bengali  Literature-Department  of  Folk-culture  of  University  of  Kalyani & Dumkal  College-2nd   February,2016

31)State  Level  Seminar        Achieving  Excellence  In  Higher  Education :  Pathways,  Issues  And  Challenges-West  Bengal  College  and  University  Professors  Association,  Murshidabad District  Unit- 25.09.2016

32)National  Level  Seminar-Bish Shatakar Shesh  Tin  Dashak :  Banglar Samaj,  Sahitya  O  Sanskriti- Berhampore  Girls’  College-Department  of  Bengali(PG) in  Collaboration  with: Ekusher  Dheu-18th   and  19th February,2017.

33)One Day   National   Workshop-Bangabidya Style-Manual – Berhampore  Girls’  College In  Association  with International  Society  of  Bengal  Syudies-18th   March,2017

34) UGC  Sponsored  Two  Days  National  Seminar- Ramendra  Sundar Tribedi -The  Department  of  Bengali- Berhampore  College  in  Collaboration  with  S.R.F.  College,  Beldanga,  Murshidabad-25th and  26th,March,2017.

35)One  Day  State  Level  Seminar-Introduction  of  Choice  Based  Credit  System  at  Undergraduate  Level-West  Bengal  College  and  University  Professors  Association,  Murshidabad District  Unit.-January7th , 2018.

36) Two Days National  Level  Seminar sponsored by Department of Higher Education, Science  & Technology And Biotechnology (Government of West Bengal)-Biological Sciences For Human Welfare: Teaching And Research In Modern Perspective – Department of Bioscience of Berhampore  Girls’ College – 29 &30th  September,2018.

37) Two Day International  Seminar sponsored  and  funded  by  Maulana  Abul  Kalam  Azad  Institute  of  Asian  Studies  (MAKAIAS),  An  Autonomous  Body  under  the  Ministry  of  Culture,  Govt. of  India,   and  Department  of  Higher  Education,   Government  of  West  Bengal,  and  organized  by  Department  of  Bengali,   Department  of  English  and  Department  of  History  of  Berhampore  Girls’  College   in  collaboration  with  Department  of  Bengali,   Department  of  English  and  Department  of  History  of   University  of  Kalyani,  Kalyani,  Nadia,  on   “ LITERATURE,  CULTURE  AND  SOCIETY:  INTERRELATIONS  AND  THE  SEARCH  FOR  IDENTITY” on  14th  &  15th    February,  2020.

Presentation of  Paper  in Seminar/  Symposium/ Workshop/ Conferences:-16

1)U.G.C.  sponsored  National  Seminar-Role  of  Physical   Culture  in  the  life  of  David  Copperfield-Department  of   English  of Berhampore  Girls’  College  in  Collaboration  with  Department  of  ;English- University  of  Kalyani-21st  &  22nd  September,2013-ISBN.  978 – 81 – 927259 – 0 – 1.

2)U.G.C.  sponsored  National  Seminar-Necessity   of  Women  Empowerment  in  the  Field  of  Rural  Development-Department  of  Economics  &  Political  Science   of Berhampore  Girls’  College  in  Collaboration  with  Union  Christian  Training  College-27th  &  28th  March,  2014-ISBN :  978  – 81–927259 – 1 – 8

3)XXVITH  Annual  National  Conference  Of  The  Physiological  Society  of  India-From  The  Desk  of  Chairperson-Department  of  Physiology  And  Department  of  Zoology  of  Berhampore  Girls’  College  in  Collaboration  with  Central  Sericulture  Research &  Training  Institute-19th  – 21th   December,2014

4)U.G.C.  sponsored  National  Conference-The  Role  of  Swami  Vivekananda  to  empower  Women – Union  Christian  Training  College  in  Collaboration  with  Ramakrishna  Mission  Sikshanamandira, Belur  Math, Howrah 27th  &  28th  March,  2014-ISBN. – 978 – 81 – 925536 – 1 – 0.

5)U.G.C.  sponsored  One  Day  Workshop-From  The  Desk  Of  Chairperson-College  Employees  Of  Murshidabad  –  Nadia  Districts-      22nd  February,2015

6)UGC  Sponsored -Two  Days  National  Level  Seminar  Indo – Anglian  Literature in the hand  of  Bankim  Chandra  Chatterjee  And  Swami  Vivekananda-Lalgola College, Lalgola,  Murshidabad-27th&  28th  August,  2014-ISBN:  978-93-83590-76-6

7)U.G.C. sponsored  National  Seminar-Social  Media-Berhampore  College  in  Collaboration  with  the  Department of Economics of Krishnath College -2nd   and  3rd  May,  2015

8)UGC  Sponsored Two  Days  National  Level  Seminar -The  Role  of  Media  in  Civil  Society  to  shape  the  political  Behaviour-Panchthupi Haripada Gouribala College-13th& 14th  January,2016

9)UGC  Sponsored Two  Days  National  Level  Seminar-Dwjendralal  Ray  in  English  Lyric-Panchthupi Haripada Gouribala  College-16th&  17th  January,2016-ISBN : 978-93-84383-42-8

10)State  Level  Seminar-Higher  Education  System  in  India-West  Bengal  College  and  University  Professors  Association,  Murshidabad  District  Unit-25.09.2016

11)National  Level  Seminar-Cross   Culture  in  The  Interpreter   of  Maladies-Berhampore  Girls’  College-Department  of  Bengali(PG) in  Collaboration  with: Ekusher  Dheu-18th   and  19th   February,2017.

12)UGC  Sponsored  Two  Days  National  Seminar – Ramendra  Sundar  Tribedi  :  Concept  of  Women  in  Science-The  Department  of  Bengali- Berhampore  College  in  Collaboration  with  S.R.F.  College, Beldanga,  Murshidabad-25th    and  26th, March,2017.

13)One  Day  State  Level  Seminar-OLD  ORDER  CHANGETH  YIELDING  PLACE  TO  NEW-West  Bengal  College  and  University  Professors  Association,  Murshidabad  District  Unit-January 7th,  2018

14)Two Days National  Level  Seminar sponsored by Department of Higher Education, Science  & Technology And Biotechnology (Government of West Bengal)-Waste Management – Department of Bioscience of Berhampore  Girls’ College – 29 &30th  September,2018.

15) Two Day International  Seminar sponsored  and  funded  by  Maulana  Abul  Kalam  Azad  Institute  of  Asian  Studies  (MAKAIAS),  An  Autonomous  Body  under  the  Ministry  of  Culture,  Govt. of  India,   and  Department  of  Higher  Education,   Government  of  West  Bengal,  and  organized  by  Department  of  Bengali,   Department  of  English  and  Department  of  History  of  Berhampore  Girls’  College   in  collaboration  with  Department  of  Bengali,   Department  of  English  and  Department  of  History  of   University  of  Kalyani,  Kalyani,  Nadia-  Literature,  Culture  and  Media –  14th  &  15th    February,  2020.

16) Two Day International  Seminar -Briefing  on  the  Two  Day International  Seminar  on LITERATURE,  CULTURE  AND  SOCIETY: INTERRELATIONS  AND  THE  SEARCH  FOR  IDENTITY- 14th  &  15th    February,  2020.

Special Activities:- 12

  1. i) Teacher-in- Charge from  02.2014  to  21.12.2016.
  2. ii) Associate Professor  from  2006 till now.

iii)        Head  of  the  Department  of  English  from  2009 to 2019.

  1. iv) In Charge  of  the  Department  of  Communicative  English  form  2009 till now.
  2. v) Internal Member  of  Governing  body   from  12. 2010  to 21.12.2016.
  3. vi) Supervisor of  College  Canteen  from  2010  –  2015

vii)       Coordinator  of  UGC  funded  Day  Care  Centre  from  2012.

viii)      Hostel  Superintendent  from  December, 1993 till now.

  1. ix) Member of U.G. Board of Studies(from December,2015 till now.)
  2. x) Member of P.G. Board of Studies(from December,2018 to 2019.)
  3. xi) Head Examiner/Co-ordinator and Examiner of Part – III, Part – II(Hons), Part – I (Hons.). CBCS- 1st  Semester(Co-ordinator of Hons , Head Examiner of Programme Course), 2nd  Semester(Co-ordinator of Hons) &  3rd  (Co-ordinator of Hons).

xii)       Paper Setter and Moderator of U.G.