Dr. Jova C. Marak

English Department (Tura Campus)

Designation: Assistant Professor

Qualifications:

  1. M.A (English) NEHU, Tura Campus.
  2. PhD (English) NEHU, Tura Campus.

?Achievements

  1. First Recipient of RAJIV GANDHI NATIONAL FELLOWSHIP AWARD from NEHU, Tura Campus, 2005.
  2. First student to be awarded PhD by NEHU, TURA Campus, 2007.
  3. Certificate of Appreciation for dedication and sincerity honored by Prof. S.S. Khare, Pro-Vice Chancellor, NEHU, Tura Campus.

Specialization

  1. Indian Writing in English.
  2. Women Writings.
  3. Ethno Literature.

Student Awarded PhD

Name of the Student Title of Thesis Name of the Jt. Supervisor
Lohit Ray Violence, Angst and The Female Body: A Select Studies of Partition Novels by Women Prof. Sujata Gurudev

Other Activities

  1. Press Co-ordinator for the National Seminar on “Profiling Social Change through Literature in Translation” held at NEHU, Tura Campus on 1st-2nd Novemeber, 2006.
  2. Co-ordinator for the Journal PROTOCOL published by, NEHU, Tura Campus.
  3. Co-ordinator of the Journal PROTOCOL: Journal of Translation, Creative and Critical Writing, the biannual peer reviewed research journal with ISSN accreditation published by NEHU, Tura Campus.
  4. Editor of the University Magazine “DURAMONG” NEHU, Tura Campus.
  5. Governing Member of A’CHENG RANGMANPA COLLEGE in West Garo Hills.
  6. Warden of Girls’ Hostel from 2010-2014.
  7. Member of BPGS from 2013-2015.
  8. Governing Body of Mendipathar College, North Garo Hills (2017 to Present).
  9. Governing Body of Don Bosco College, Tura, West Garo Hills (2019 to Present).

Publications

Books:

  1. “Mulk Raj Anand: From Literary Naturalism to Hopeful Humanism.” Eastern Book House, Guwahati. 2008. ISBN 9789380261225.
  2. “Ethnic Divide and the Garos.” Culture, Ethnicity and Identity. Ed: Jyotirmoy Prodhano & R.S Thakur. DVS Publishers, Guwahati. 2014. ISBN 9788186307779.

Journals approved by University Grants Commission:

  1. “Atavism in Jack London’s Novel: The Call of the Wild.” Published in Protocol: Journal of Translation, Creative and Critical Writings, Vol.I (1) Spring. 2008.
  2. “Translation of Folk Tales: A Human Communication.” Published in Protocol: Journal of Translation, Creative and Critical Writings, Vol.II (2) Winter. 2008.
  3. “Human Sacrifice and Head Hunting among the Garos of Meghalaya.” Published in Journal of Folklorist. Vol.X (1/2) January-December. 2008.
  4. “Violence against Women in A’chik Society.” Literary Endeavour. Vol I (4) Osmanabad University. 2011.

Others:

  1. Booklet: Amazing Plan. Published by House of Prayer, Tura.
  2. “Assamni A’chik Rajarang” (Translation) co-authored with Sangma, Pangsang Rudy N, in Megashree Souveni.2010.

Seminar/ Workshop/ Conference Attended


Sl No.

Seminar/Workshop

Venue

Date

Organizers

Sponsorship

Nature of Participation

1

Workshop on Research Methodology

NEHU, Tura Campus

April, 2006

Dept. of Education, NEHU, Tura Campus

ICSSR, Shillong

Delegate

2

National Seminar on Profiling Social Change through Literature in Translation

NEHU, Tura Campus

1st-2nd Nov, 2016

Dept. of Education, NEHU, Tura Campus

ICSSR, New Delhi

Member organizing committee & Resource Person

3

National Seminar on Culture and Ethnic Persistence Towards Understanding Identity

NEHU, Tura Campus

5th-6th Nov, 2016

Dept. of Education, NEHU, Tura Campus

NEHU, Tura Campus

Resource Person

4

Workshop on A’chik Folklore Genre Classification

Tura, West Garo Hills

19th-29th March, 2009

A’chik Literature Society

North East Centre for Oral Literature, Sahitya Akademi

Participant

5

Conference cum Seminar on Status of A’chik Women

Tura, West Garo Hills

10th-11th Sept, 2010

A’chik Literature Society

A’chik Literature Society

Participant

Paper Presentation

  1. Translation of Folk Tales: A Human Communication. National Seminar held in 2006 at NEHU, Tura Campus.
  2. Violence against Women in A’chik Society. Annual General Conference cum Seminar on “Status of A’chik Women.” A’chik Literature Society, Tura, Meghalaya (10th-11th September, 2010).
  3. Human Sacrifice and Head Hunting among the Garos of Meghalaya. Seminar on “Folklore and A’chik Literature.” Organized by the Dept. of Garo, NEHU,Tura Campus (29th-30th October, 2009).
  4. From the History of Female Abuse to the New Account of Rural Empowerment. National Seminar on “Rural Empowerment in Northeast India.” Organized by the Dept. of RDAP, NEHU, Tura Campus (26th-27th November, 2009).
  5. Ethnic Divide. National Seminar on “Culture and Ethnic Persistence” Towards Understanding Identities.” Organized by the Dept. of English, NEHU, Tura Campus (5th-6th November, 2009).