Dr. D.Rajani



Designation: Assistant Professor(English)

Date of Birth: 20-08-86
Date of Joining: 08-06-09
Total Experience: 10 years
Research Interests: Soft Skills, Communication skills, English Language Teaching,Functional Grammar

Qualifications:

  • Ph. D, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • M.Phil. (English), gold medal, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • M.A. (English), Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Work Experience:
  • 08-06-2009 - Till date: Asst. Prof in English, R.V.R. & J.C.C.E, Chowdavaram, Guntur, A. P. India.
  • 15- 06-2008 to 31-03-2009 worked as soft skills trainer at Railway Vignana Nilayam, Hyderabad, India.
Book Publications:
  • A book entitled "Native Womanhood and Resilience A Study of Maria Campbell, Beatrice Culleton & Lee Maracle" of Dr. D. Rajani has been published by Prestige Books International Publications, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-81-938503-3-6
Research Publications
  1. A Research paper on 'Responsibility of Teachers and Educational Institutes in Imparting Value based Higher Education' was published in International Journal of Multidisciplinary Advanced Research Trends, IJMART, Vol: IV, issue2(2), Sep 2017, pp. 118-122. ISSN: 2349-7408.
  2. A Research paper on 'The Discourse of Native Canadian Women in Lee Maracle and Beatrice Culleton' written by D. Rajani Asst. Prof was published in an International Peer Reviewed Journal on The Cultural and Literary Nationalism of Fourth World, Vol.1, Issue.1, pp. 104-107, Jan 2015. ISSN: 2349-3038.
  3. A Research paper on 'Struggle for Intrinsic Selfhood in Lee Maracle's Bobbi Lee, I Am Woman, and Beatrice Culleton's In Search of April Raintree' written by D. Rajani Asst. Professors was published in Indian Chronicle of English Literature Peer Reviewed & Refereed International Journal on New Directions in English Language & Literature, special issue- 2015, pp. 22-26. ISSN: 2321-0818.
  4. Dr. D. Rajani, "Revisiting the Childhood Trauma: A Reading of Shirley Sterling's My Name is Seepeetza" an International Peer Reviewed Journal on The Cultural And Literary Nationalism of Fourth World, Vol.3, ISSN: 2349-3038.
Papers Presented:
  1. Presented a paper on "Writing Survival And Existence: Sojourner's Truth, Bobby Lee, I Am Woman & Daughters Are Forever" in an international seminar on novel issues in Indian writing in English organized by the Dept. of English, JKC College, Guntur, A.P, India on 23, 24 February 2018.
  2. Presented a paper on "Post Colonial Translations" in a One Day National Seminar on World Literatures in English Translations, organized by Dept. of English, Maris Stella College, Vijayawada, A.P, on 18 Jan 2017.
  3. Presented a paper on "Marxist Reading of Shakespeare's Plays in the National Seminar on Shakespeare organized by department of English", P. B. Siddhartha College of Arts and Science, Vijayawada, A.P, on 5 January, 2017.
  4. Presented a paper on "Women Trafficking in Native Cultures - A Study of Lee Maracle's Bobbi Lee in the ICSSR sponsored One day National Seminar on Prevention of Women Trafficking and Rescue, Rehabilitation & Reintegration of Victims in Andhra Pradesh organized by department of Sociology and Social Work, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, A.P, on 9 June, 2016.
  5. Presented a paper on "Struggle for Intrinsic Selfhood in Lee Maracle's Bobbi Lee, I Am Woman, and Beatrice Culleton's In Search of April Raintree" in the UGC sponsored National Seminar on New Directions in English Language & literature, organized by department of English, Acharya Nagarjuna University,Guntur, A.P, during 13-14 February 2015.
  6. Presented a paper on "Socio Literary Understanding of the Culture of the Fourth World" in the National Seminar on Social policy for inclusion of Marginalized Sections: Problems and Prospects, organized by the Department of Sociology and Social Work, A. N. University, Guntur during 18-19 Dec 2015.
  7. Presented a paper on "Daughters Are Forever: Cultural Identity of First Nation Women is in Geography" in the Global Seminar on Celebrating the Ancient/Contemporary Wisdom of the Fourth World, organized by the Department of English, A. N. University, Guntur during 14-16 Dec 2015.
  8. Presented a paper entitled "Tradition and Discontinuity in Native Canadian Women Writings", International Conference on Cultural Spaces: Canada & India, organized by Department of English, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi & Indian Association for Canadian Studies.during 27-29 January, 2014.
  9. Presented a paper entitled "Bobbi Lee a Native Canadian Woman's Autobiography", UGC Interdisciplinary Global Seminar Exploring the Cultural &Literary Nationalism of Fourth World Natives/ Aboriginals/ Dalits), organized by Department of English, Acharya Nagarjuna University, during 14-16 December, 2012.
  10. Presented a paper entitled "Language Proficiency Tests" English Language Teachers Association of India (ELTAI) 5th International and 41st Annual Conference organized by English Language Teachers Association in association with the department of English, Anna Adarsh College for Woman and with the support of British council and the Regional English Language Office of the American centre, New Delhi, during 5th -7th August 2010.
  11. Presented a paper entitled "Problems of Teaching English in India, UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Methods, Materials and Techniques of Teaching English Language, organized by Department of English, J.K.C College, Guntur, during 24-25 June, 2010.
Conferences/Seminars Attended:
  1. Dr. D. Rajani, attended a National Workshop on "Emerging Trends in English Language Teaching for Engineering Graduates" organized by Dept. of English, Bapatla Engineering College, Bapatla, during 23& 24 March, 2019.
  2. Dr. D. Rajani, attended a 5-day FDP programme on "National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research-NBA Accreditation" conducted by NITTTR, Kolkata at IIT Bombay Remote center, R.V.R. & J.C. College of Engineering during 17-21 June 2019.
  3. Attended Foundation Program in ICT for Education (FDP 101x) and Pedagogy for Online and Blended Teaching-Learning Process (FDP 201x) conducted by IIT Bombay during the period August to November 2017. Received certificate of excellence and is amongst the top 241 performers from a total of 5308 participants in the programme.
  4. Attended AICTE two week FDP on Innovations on Renewable energy harvesting and environment friendly process technologies for sustainable development, organized by department of Chemical Engineering, R.V.R. & J.C. College of Engineering, Guntur, during 23-10-2017 to 04-11-2017.
  5. Attended a one day work shop on "Teaching Communication Skills" on 9th August 2017 at J.K.C, Guntur, A.P.
  6. Secured 'C' in the APTIS test on LSRW skills, conducted by APSCHE in collaboration with English British Council and was selected to attend Master Trainer Training Programme.
  7. Attended a 2 week training programme organized by British Council on "APSCHE English Communication Skills Project" at R.V.R. & J.C.C.E, Guntur.
  8. Attended the National Women's Parliament, organized by government of A. P. in association with MAEER'S MIT School of Government, Pune, during 10-12 Feb 2017 at Amravati, A.P.
  9. Attended Cambridge Authorized Examination Centre (IN269) Speaking Examiner Induction and Training Programme conducted at Vignan centre on 29th April 2016.
  10. Attended two -day Faculty Development Programme on Soft Skills during 16th-17th March 2009 at R.V.R. & J.C.C.E, Guntur.
Guest Lectures delivered:
  1. Dr. D. Rajani, Assistant Professor, delivered a guest lecture on "Stress Management" to 1/IV B.Tech girl students in an awareness programme organized by Lady Advisory Committee (LAC), RVR& JC College of Engineering, 03 Oct 2018.



Contact Details:
EMail:rajani [at] rvrjcce.ac.in
Phones: +91 8632288254 Ext: 712