Volume 6 Issue 2

Dear Readers and Contributors,

The issue is roaring to reach you all filled with information, questions and thoughts.

IJELLS shows solidarity with UGC in its journey in standardising research. We, at IJELLS have always been committed to plagiarism free research and the approachability factor to our contributors.

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Our Contributors

Prof S Mohanraj
He is a Professor of English (Retd) from EFLU. He has more than 40 years of teaching and research experience with numerous publications through his career. His areas of interest are Materials Development, Teacher Education & Education Technology. He spends his time post retirement actively, delivering lectures as an eminent resource person.

Rajendra Rana
He is presently working as a Guest Lecturer in Govt. Autonomous College, Bhawanipatna. He has more than 15 years of teaching experience. His specialization is on linguistics study. He is also interested in writing critical essays on various areas of English Studies.

Prof. KumKum Ray
She is a Senior Cambridge Graduate from Lady Shriram College was awarded the best thesis award for her Ph.D. Degree. She is a poet activist and expert on Anglo Indian Poetry. She was awarded the HenrayDerozio award for Excellence in Education by the Indian Council for Certificate Examination in 2000. Her poems and papers have been published in renowned journals.

Stephen Gill
He is a multiple award winning Indo/Canadian self-exiled poet, fiction-writer and essayist, has authored more than thirty books. He is the subject of doctoral dissertations, and research papers. Thirteen books of critical studies have been released by book publishers on his works and more are on the way. His poetry and prose have appeared in nearly one thousand publications. The focus of his writing is love and peace.

Sambit Kumar Maharana
He is a fellow undergraduate student at NIT Rourkela in the Department of Chemical Engineering. He is the author of the blog, a zealous poet and a creative graphic designer. He gets his inspiration from nature, music and art.

Anjuli Jain
She works as an associate professor (soft skills, business ethics, and business communication) in the Department of Management Studies, MANIT Bhopal. She published an anthology Spontaneous Outpourings. She is a free lance writer, published several articles in various newspapers like The Times of India, The Economic Times etc.

Rimni Chakravarty
She is an Assistant Professor in English, Siliguri Institute of Technology; she is a postgraduate in English Literature from the University of North Bengal, Darjeeling. She is interested in art, literature and Music.

Swati Choudhury
She is an amateur writer, working as Associate Consultant in Microsoft, Hyderabad. Passionate for Poetry, she finds a way out for the myriad thoughts in her mind to exude. She appreciates art in every form and believes that it helps us look at Life from a creative and optimistic perspective. “Love and nature are powerful sources of inspiration”.

Dr Ankur Jaiswal
She has done her MA & Ph.D in English Literature from Banaras Hindu University. She has also published a book on P.B. Shelley and various articles and poems in different journals. At present she is working as assistant professor in PSIT, Kanpur.

Dr S Sushma Raj
She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English, GITAM Institute of Science, GITAM University, Visakhapatnam

Joel Saripelli is an Ex-Student, Wilmington University, New Castle, Delaware, U.S.A.,

Dr S Sam Kumar is a former Director, SOS Children’s Villages of India, Nerellavasa colony, Bheemunipatnam, Visakhapatnam.

Arthi T
She is a Research Scholar at Bharathiar University, department of English. Her research is devoted towards exploring the position of women in the nationalist discourse. She is a writer and a professional translator. Her works have been published in reputed magazines and journals in English and Tamil.

Dr P Nagaraj
He works as an Asst Professor at the department of English, Bharathiar University.He specialises in English Language Teaching and has contributed immensely to the field. His research articles are published in more than 50 international journals. He holds credit for publishing 14 books.

Bhavna Sharma
She is presently working at K.R. Mangalam University, Gurgaon as an Assistant Professor in the School of Humanities. She has been writing poems and has published 8 poems in various journals and magazines. Her area of specialization is Australian poetry and her areas of interest include American Literature and Children Fiction.

Bithika Gorai
She works as an assistant professor in the Department of English, Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi, Delhi. Her areas of research include Postcolonial Literature, Cosmopolitanism and Ethics. Her interest stretches to Bengali literature, detective novels and human mind. She has presented papers in international conferences and published papers as chapters in books and in international journals.

P Hemalatha
She is an MA, M.Phil in English working as an assistant professor at Aditya College of Engineering, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh. She is pursuing her PhD.

Jyothi A
She is a Research Scholar, Department of P.G Studies and Research in English at Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta.

Md. Faisal Haque & Rizwan Ahmed
They are currently serving the Department of Language (English), Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh as faculty. They are currently working on different dynamics of language and Postcolonial Studies.

M.V.P. Roshnijayantika
She has a First Class Master’s Degree from C.T.T.E College for Women affiliated to University of Madras. And she is also holding a Second Rank in the University of Madras in her Bachelor’s Degree.

Shalini Rana
She teaches in GGM Science College Jammu. She teaches European literature and Modern British Literature. Her areas of expertise are Translation Studies and Study of Indian Mythology. She is also a short story writer. Her short stories have been published in Woman’s Era and Sheeraza. Presently she is working on translation of Dogri works in English.

Dr V Shyam Kumar
He is a doctorate from Osmania University, Hyderabad. He is an Assistant Professor of English at Government Degree College, Dharpally, Nizamabad Dt. Telangana. He has served as an Assistant Professor of English at Al-Mergeb University, Libya.

Dr A Sreedevi
She is an assistant professor of English at Osmania University. She has published several English articles, telugu short stories in various national and international journals. Her passion is to read and write poetry.

Syeda Farha Shah
She is an Assistant professor, Mufakkham Jah College of Engineering and Technology. Banjara Hills, Hyderabad.

Deepika Kaku
She works as a regular TGT English for Directorate of Education, Govt. of NCT. She has also been awarded JRF in Education and Sociology. Her interest areas are Literature & Language Teaching, Gender Studies, Queer Theory, and Postcolonial Studies.

Deepti Saini
She is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Elementary Education at Institute of Home Economics, University of Delhi. Her areas of interest are violence and exclusion in schools and issues of identity.

Dr D Indira Priyadarshini
She is an Associate Professor is an experienced, skilled and student- focused professional with specialization in ELT having 29 yrs of experience in education industry. She is result-oriented individual with expertise in career development, higher education strategy & professional communication.

K Sree Vani
She is an Assistant Professor in English, is an enthusiastic, committed educator for 12 years in Junior, Degree, and Engineering colleges is also proficient in Language Editing in ITES field and accomplished trainer in Spoken English as well as BEC course from Cambridge University.

Jeena Mathew
She is a lecturer in English at Poomala Higher Secondary School , Poomala, Thrissur, Kerala. She has a passion for teaching English. She is interested in trying out innovative techniques to make English interesting to her students.

Dr Lavina Dominic
She is assistant professor of English Education at St. Thomas College of Teacher Education, Pala, Kottayam, Kerala. Her areas of interest are English Education, Educational Technology and Educational Psychology.

Nisar C Shaikh
He is Research Scholar of the Dept. of English, University of Mumbai. He is doing Ph.D in the area of Task-based Language Teaching and Learning. He is providing training to EFL/ESL teachers of primary and secondary schools on behalf of Cambridge University Press, India.

Dr Rahath Khanam
She is working as an Assistant Professor of English at Nagarjuna Government College (Autonomous), Nalgonda. She has presented many research papers at National Seminars and her research articles have been published by reputed journals and in regional newspapers. Her areas of interest are teaching soft skills and English Literature.

Rajesh Dubasi
He is working as an Assistant Professor of English in Aditya Institute of Technology And Management, Tekkali. He has an experience of Thirteen years in teaching English for different levels of students. He also organized a one day programme to improve English Language Skills among Lab programmers of the college

Sanjeeb Kumar Mohanty
He is a research scholar in the PG Department of English, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. He is carrying on his research in the area of Multimodalism in preparing materials for ESL learners.

Sasi Sekhar Mallampalli
He is a senior lecturer at University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun, currently pursuing research in ELT (English Language Teaching) from Uttaranchal University, Dehradun. He also holds CELTA and TKT certifications from University of Cambridge.

Gopal Chanana
He is an Assistant Trainer in Department of Humanities, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun. His area of Interest includes teaching English to College students and also imparting soft skills training for enhancing their employability.

AV Surya Seshagiri
He is an Associate Professor at Sasi Institute of Technology and Engineering. Under the supervision of Dr. Akkara Sherine Joy, he is pursuing his PhD in ELT at Hindustan University, Chennai

Dr Akkara Sherine Joy
She is the HoD, Languages & Editor at Hindustan University, Chennai. Her research interests include ELT and People Skills.

K Chandrasekhar
He is a Sr. Asst. Prof. has 16 years of teaching experience and 3 years of research experience. He has published 10 research papers in reputed international journals and presented 5 papers in international conferences. He is one of the editorial board members of IJCLL.

Dr Joy Anuradha
She is an Asst Prof at the Centre for English Language Studies, University of Hyderabad. Her areas of interest are English language Teaching, Psycholinguistics and ICT in Language teaching.

Dr Sunita MIshra
She is a Professor at Centre for English Language Studies, University of Hyderabad. Her areas of interest are English language Studies, History of English in India and Critical Pedagogy.

Latha Viswanath
She is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of English at Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She has over 20 years of experience teaching in undergraduate classes of Engineering colleges.

M M Sastry
He is a professor & Soft Skills Trainer at Sasi Institute of Technology and Engineering, Tadepalligudem. Under the supervision of Dr. Akkara Sherine Joy, HoD Languages, he is pursuing his PhD in ELT at Hindustan University, Chennai

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