Sandeep R Singh

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor, School of Letters

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Affiliation

Member on the Committee for Higher Education in India, Daisy Forum of India(a forum of non-profit organizations from India who are involved in production of books and reading materials in accessible formats for persons with print impairment).

Education & Research

  • Pursuing PhD from Centre for English studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Title of my thesis is “Writing Life, Narrating Self: Disability Discourse in the Works of Oliver W. Sacks”
  • Complete M Phil coursework from Centre for English studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • M A from Centre for English studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • B A from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai

Past Employment

  • Assistant Professor, Comparative Literature and Translation Studies, School of Liberal Studies, Ambedkar University, Delhi from September 2015.
  • Assistant Professor on a permanent at St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhifrom March 2015 to September 2015.
  • Assistant Professor (Ad-hoc) at St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi from January 2013 to March 2015. 

 

Publications

    

 

Professionl Activities/Awards

Liason Officer, Persons with Disability since 10 February 2016 at Ambedkar University, Delhi.

Papers Presented and Conferences Attended

  1. Presented a paper titled ‘Life-writing and the Disabled Self: Discourses on Subjectivity at the Storytelling, Illness and Medicine: 11th Global Meeting of the Health Project held at Budapest, Hungary from 14-16 March 2016.
  2. Presented a paper titled ‘Reading Text, Reading Margins : A Disability Perspective’ at the Department of English, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi held on 10th & 11th March 2016.
  3. Chaired a panel discussion on “Navigating Gender” for the Women and Gender Studies Cell Society at St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi on 27 March 2015.
  4. Presented a paper titled “Visualising the Unseen: Using Sensory Substitution to Visualise Imagery” at the International Conference on Text and Technology at St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi on 28 February 2014.
  5. Presented a paper titled “Reading the Outcast: Shifting Discourse in Disability from Charity and Welfare to Rights and Entitlement” at Shri Guru TeghBahadurKhalsa College, University of Delhi on 25 February 2014
  6. Presented a paper ‘Exploring the Unexplored: Situating Disability Studies in the contemporary time’ at the International Conference on ‘Globalization, Higher Education and Disability’ in Bangalore University, Karnataka, 3-5 February 2011.
  7. Presented a paper at the American Library, New Delhi on the theme “Kinship with King: Dreams for a Democracy”, February 25, 2009.
  8. Attended the conference “Techshare International” as an invited member at the Indian Habitat Centre on Technological Advancement for Visually Challenged in February 2008.
  9. Lecture titled “Introducing Disability Discourse and Concepts” at the Key Concepts and Critical Thinking Series Course  organised at St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi on 13 September 2014.