Faculty Profile

Dr. Zameerpal Kaur
Associate Professor
Department of Languages and Comparative Literature
School of Languages, Literature and Culture
Central University of Punjab
Bathinda- 151001
Email Id: zameersandhu@gmail.com  
Mobile: 9779933688

 
Education :
  • Ph.D. in Faculty of Languages
  • M.A. Anthropological Linguistics and Punjabi Language
  • M.A. Sanskrit
  • M.A. Punjabi
  • NET  Qualified
  • SLET Qualified
  • Certificate course in Urdu
  • Diploma in Urdu Language
  • PGDCA
  • Certificate Course in Persian
  • Diploma in Persian
  • Three Year Diploma in Electrical Engineering
Experience :
  • Post-Doctoral Research Experience of Five Years in UGC awarded Research Associateship from April, 2004 to April, 2009.
  • Teaching to M.Phil.-Ph.D. and Masters Courses at Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, since October, 2009 till date.
Teaching Assignments :

Research Guidance:
M. Phil. Students
Completed:9
Ongoing:5

Ph.D. Students
Ongoing:3

Research Projects :

Handled

  • Completed one year research project entitled Pir Mohammad: Jivan Te Rachna (Life and Works of Mediaeval Punjabi Poet Pir Mohammad) for Punjabi University, Patiala, from Feb., 2004 to Feb., 2005.
  • Worked in a research project Language Technology Solutions as Project Linguist at Thapar University, Patiala, funded by Ministry of Information Technology, Govt. Of India, from Oct.,2002 to May,2003.
  • Worked on Research Project entitled Acharya kuntaka, in World Literary Thinkers Series, for Punjabi, University, Patiala (Under publication by Punjabi University, Patiala).

Ongoing

  • Working on Major Research Project entitled Ecocriticism and Modern Punjabi Poetry as Principal Investigator, funded by University Grants Commission, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  • Working on Research Project entitled Sanskrit Sahit Da Ithas (History of Sanskrit Literature-in Punjabi),for Punjabi, University, Patiala.
  • Working on Major Research Project entitled Tracing Evolutionary Heritage of Indian Languages Using Computational Phylogenetics as Co-Principal Investigator, funded by Indian Council for Social Science Research, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
Professional Recognition /Awards/Scholarship :
  • UGC Research Associateship for five years
Area specializations/Research Interest :
  • Ecocriticism- Study of Environment and Literature, Indian Literary Theories, Ancient Indian Literature, Punjabi Poetry and Folklore
Publications :

Research Papers

  1. Chapter entitled Human Erotic Behaviour and Sringar Rasa published in the book entitled In the Mind of the Beholder: Conceptualisations of Eroticism beingpublished by Inter-Disciplinary Press, Oxfordshire, Oxford, United Kingdom, 2014, ISBN: 978-1-84888-252-2.
  2. Research paper entitled Contribution of Punjabi Sufi Poets to Punjabi Literature published in Maulana Azad Journal of the English Language and Literature (MAJELL), an International peer reviewed bi-annual Journal of Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, Vol. 4, No. 1,March, 2012, ISSN   0974 – 9268, page-62.
  3. Research paper entitled Jaidad Kavita Da Shabad-shaktimulak Adhyan published in Mohan Singh Kaav Special Issue of Khoj Patrika. (Biannual research journal being published by Punjabi Literary Studies Department, Punjabi University, Patiala, since 1967), Vol 60, Page No. 199-207, September, 2004, ISBN 81-302-0062-7.
  4. Article entitled Vidvata Da Punj Te Kushal Anuvadak Prem Parkash Singh published in Dr. Prem Parkash Singh Samriti Granth, South Asian Review, Prince George, Canada.
  5. Research paper entitled Prem Parkash Singh Di Alochna Drishti Khoj Patrika (Biannual research journal being published by Punjabi Literary Studies Department, Punjabi University, Patiala, since 1967), Vol. No. 69, March, 2009, year 43rd, page 190-198, ISBN 978-81-302-0169-6.
  6. Research paper entitled Roshan Lal Ahuja Di  Alochna: Sarvekhn Ate Mulankan Khoj Patrika (Biannual research journal being published by Punjabi Literary Studies Department, Punjabi University, Patiala, since 1967), Vol. No. 69, March, 2009, year 43rd, page 136-150, ISBN 978-81-302-0169-6.
  7. Research paper entitled Punjabi Alochna De Khetar Vich Bharti-Kaav Shastri Alochna Da Arambh Te Vikas (Application of Indian Literary Theories in Punjabi Literary Criticism) accepted for Khoj Patrika (Biannual research journal being published by Punjabi Literary Studies Department, Punjabi University, Patiala, since 1967), Vol. No. 70, September, 2009, Year 43rd, page 154-168, ISBN 978-81-302-0161-0.
  8. Research paper entitled Bharti- Kaav    Shastar : Searvekhan Ate Mulankan, Khoj Patrika (Biannual research journal being published by Punjabi Literary Studies Department, Punjabi University, Patiala, since 1967), Vol. No.71, March 2010, year 44th, Page 240-246, ISBN 978-81-302-0138-2 .
  9. Research paper entitled Sahit Shastar: Searvekhan Ate Mulankan, Khoj Patrika (Biannual research journal being published by Punjabi Literary Studies Department, Punjabi University, Patiala, since 1967), Vol. No. 71, March, 2010, year 44th, page 289-296, ISBN 978-81-302-0138-2.

Book

  1. Book entitled Pir Mohammad: Jivan Te Rachna (based on life and works of Medieval Punjabi Poet Pir Mohammad)published by Punjabi University, Patiala, 2006,ISBN 81-302-0031-7
  2. Book entitled Pash Kaav: Samikhya Vihaar, based on Structural Study of Punjabi poet Pash`s poem Yudh Te Shanti published by Lokgeet Parkashan, Chandigarh, 2005, ISBN: 978-93-5017-230-8.
  3. Book entitled Vishav Chintak : Kuntak (based on life, works and contribution of Indian literary thinker Acharya Kuntaka to literary criticism)beingpublished by Punjabi University, Patiala.

Course Material for M. Phil. Courses

  1. Two chapters based on Research Methodology written for M. Phil. (Punjabi) course for Department of Correspondence Courses, Punjabi University, Patiala, entitled as follows;
    -Sabhyachark Adhyan Vidhi (Cultural approach in research methodology)
    -Punjabi Sabhyacharik Sahit Adhyan Di Prampra. (Tradition and usage of cultural approach in Punjabi research)

Entries for Encyclopedia: Three

  • Three entries Muklava, Vatna, Kareva accepted for publication by Department of Punjabi Development, Punjabi University, Patiala for children Encyclopedia.

Research Paper in Conference Proceedings

  • Research paper entitled  Chathian Di Var Di Ethasik Pamanikita presented at 39th Session of the Punjab History Conference, organised by Department Of Punjab Historical Studies, Punjabi University, Patiala, March 16-18,2007, published in the proceedings of the conference at Page No.- 850, ISBN 81-302-0146-1.
Workshop/Conferences :

Organised

  1. Organised five literary Programmes on the life, works and contribution of five literary writers and scholars Shiv Kumar, Bhai Kahn Singh Nabha, Bhaji Gursharan Singh, Prof. Pritam Singh, Balwant Gargi in the Centre for Comparative Literature during 2009 to 2015, as Coordinator of the Programme.

Attended

Conferences Attended Abroad

  • Presented paper entitled Sringar Rasa as an Analysis of Human Erotic Behaviour in 7th Global Conference: The Erotic held at Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom during September 10-12, 2012.
  • Presented paper entitled Ancient Indian Literature: An Ecocritical Perspective in International Conference on Social Science, literature and Education held at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver – Canada during November 17-18, 2014.
  • Research paper entitled Chathian Di Var: Sahitik ate Ethasik Paripekh presented in the conference Sikholars 2014, organised by Centre for South Asia, Stanford University, Stanford, USA, March18,2014.
  • Presented paper entitled Interpretation of Rasas in Rasa Theory of Classical Indian Poetics in International Research Conference held at University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka during November 8-9, 2012.
  • Research paper entitled Rural Punjab on the Canvas of Punjabi Sufi Literature presented in 14th International Conference on the Literature of Region and Nation, organised by University of Pecs, Hungary, June 20-24, 2012.

In India

  • Research paper entitled Bharata Muni`s Sringar Rasa : Presenting the Erotic as Power presented in UGC sponsored two days National Seminar on De-stereotyping Indian Body and Desire : Reconsidering the Representations, organised by Dept. of English, Southfield College, Darjeeling, March 12-13, 2012.
  • Research paper entitled Rasa Theory of Indian Aesthetics presented at International Conference on Indian Art Forms organised by Department of English, Theatre & Sanskrit, Indira Kala Sangit Vishwavidyalaya, Khairagarh February 26-28,2012.
  • Research paper entitled Theory of Alamkara: Significance and Relevance in Modern Context presented in National Seminar on Abhnav Kavyshastra Prampara aur Navunmash, organised by Dept. of Sanskrit, Punjabi University, Patiala, March 22-23, 2013.
  • Research paper entitled Application of Classical Sanskrit Poetics to Punjabi Literature presented at National Seminar organised by Department of Sanskrit, Punjabi University, Patiala, February 22, 2011.
  • Research paper entitled Portrayal of Alamkars in Shiv Kumar`s Poetry presented at National Seminar organised by Department of Sanskrit, Punjabi University, Patiala, March 24-25, 2014.
  • Research paper entitled Ecocriticism De Sandarbh Vich Adhunik Punjabi Kavita presented in 3rd World Punjabi Literature Conference organised by Department of Punjabi Literary Studies, Punjabi University, Patiala, November 27-29, 2013.
  • Research paper entitled Representation of Aryan Culture in Valmiki Ramayana presented at International Seminar organised by Depatment of Maharishi Valmiki Chair, Punjabi University, Patiala, March 24-25,2011.
  • Research paper entitled Balmiki Ramayan Vich varnit Jan-Kalyan: Rajnitik Drishti to presented at organised by Department of Sanskrit, Punjabi University,Patiala March 27-28, 2009.
  • Research paper entitled Punjabi Akhan Muhavre:Sanskrit Kaav Shastri Pripekh presented at UGC sponsored National seminar, organised by Government College Of Girls, Chandigarh,Nov.19-20,2004.
  • Research paper entitled Agni Puraan Ate Parvarti Kaav Shastar presented at National seminar organised by Department of Sanskrit, Punjabi University, Patiala,March 5-6,2007.
  • Research paper entitled Chathian Di Var Di Ethasik Pamanikita presented at 39th Session of the Punjab History Conference, organised by Department of Punjab Historical Studies, Punjabi University, Patiala, March 16-18,2007.
  • Research paper entitled Punjab De Parmukh Sanskrit Sansthan Ate Uhna Di Vartman Sathiti presented at National seminar organised by Department Of Sanskrit,Pali and Prakrit, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, March 23-24,2006.
  • Research paper entitled Dhavni Sidhant Ki Vartman Prasangikta presented at 43rd All India Oriental Conference, organised by University of Jammu, Jammu, Nov. 12-14,2006.
  • Research paper entitled Ramayankalin Samajik Adarsh Ate Samkalin Samaj presented at UGC sponsored National Seminar, organised by Maharishi Valmiki Chair and Department of Sanskrit, Punjabi University, Patiala, March 15,2005.
  • Research paper entitled Balmiki Ramayan Ate Jivan Adarsh presented at UGC sponsored National Seminar, organised by Punjab University, Chandigarh,Oct.,13-15,2005.
  • Research paper entitled Jan-Kalyan De Pripekh Vich Vadik Devtyan Da Virtav presented at the 5th National Astro-Scientific Conference 2005, organised by University of Jammu, Jammu, Dec.18, 2005.
  • Research paper entitled Ramayankalin Samaj Ki Vedmulkta presented at National Seminar organised by Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, March 3-5,2006.
  • Research paper entitled Ramayan Vich Prastut Naitak Mulan Di Vartmaan Prasangikta presented at National Seminar organised by Department of Sanskrit, Punjabi University, Patiala, March 17,2006.
Research Grants :
  • UGC Major Research Project, entitled Ecocriticism and Modern Punjabi Poetry,  Two Years-2013-2015, Rs. 7,96,100/-.
  • ICSSR Major Research Project, entitled Tracing Evolutionary Heritage of Indian Languages Using Computational Phylogenetics, Two Years-2015-2017, Rs. 7 Lakh.
  • Punjabi University, Patiala, Minor Research Project, entitled Pir Mohammad:Jivan Te Rachna, Minor Project, One Year, Rs. 25,000/- +Typing Expenses.
  • Punjabi University, Patiala, Minor Research Project,  entitled Kuntaka, World Literary Thinkers Series, One Year, Rs. 25,000/- +Typing Expenses.
  • Punjabi University, Patiala, Minor Research Project, entitled History of Sanskrit Literature (in Punjabi), One Year, Rs. 25,000/- +Typing Expenses.