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Miscellaneous

 

Computer Science

Dr. Asoke Nath

Invited Keynote address/Tutorial/lecture Presented in National and International Conference:

  1. Title of the Tutorial : "Introduction to Cryptography". Delivered in Worldcomp-2011 held at Las Vegas from 18-21 (2011) on 20/07/2011 from 6:00PM-9:00PM in Ball Room No.4, Monte Carlo Resort, Las Vegas, Neveda, USA.
  2. Title of the Tutorial : "Cryptography and Network Security" delivered in World Congress WICT 2011 held at Mumbai University Dec 11-14(2011) held on 11/12/2011 from 4:50PM-6:20PM.
  3. Title of the Tutorial : "Introduction to Cryptography" delivered in National Conference on Recent Advances in Communication, Control and Computing Technology-RACCCT 2012, 29-30 March held at Surat,Gujrat.
  4. Title of the Tutorial : "Basics of Cryptography and Network Security" delivered in International Conference Worldcomp 2012 held at Las Vegas on 17/07/2012 from 6:00PM-9:00PM in Silver Room, Monte carlo Resort, Las Vegas, USA.
  5. Presented one day invited seminar on "Introduction to Cryptography and Network Security" at Najrul Mancha, Belgharia, Kolkata BCA,MSc(IT), MCA students and staff members of Brainware Consultancy Pvt. Ltd on 24/01/2013 from 11:00AM-4:00PM.
  6. Title of Tutorial : "Introduction to Cryptography and Network Security" delivered in International conference Worldcomp 2013 held at Las Vegas on 22/07/2013 from 6:00PM-9:00PM in Montecristo 4, Hotel Tropicana, Las Vegas, USA.
  7. Delivered Key Note Address "Cryptography and Network Security" at International Conference on Emerging Trends, Technology and Research (ICETTR-2013) held at Nagpur, September 21-22(2013).
  8. Delivered Lecture on "MATLAB" in Short Course on Computational Tools and Open Source Software, organized by Academic staff college, Burdwan University on 3rd September, 2013.
  9. Delivered Tutorial on "Introduction to Cryptography and Network Security" in IEEE International Conference : WICT 2013 held at Hanoi in Dec 15-18, 2013.
  10. Delivered Keynote address on "Introduction to Cryptography and Network Security" in IEEE International Conference : ICMIRA 2013 held at SMVDU in Dec 21-23, 2013.
  11. Delivered invited Lecture on Recent Trends in Computers : Green Computing, Finite State Automation and Network Security and Cryptography in FEFA 2013 organised by Department of Mathematics in Presidency University, Kolkata on 27-28-th of Dec 2013.
  12. Delivered invited Tutorial on "Introduction to Cryptography and Network Security" in Worldcomp 2014 held at Las Vegas, USA in July 21-24,2014.
  13. Delivered invited lecture on "MOOCs in Higher Education Institution – A case study in Indian Context" in 1 day seminar on "Higher Education - Issues and Challenges" held at IGNOU Kolkata Regional Centre, Bikash Bhavan on 11-th Nov 2014.
  14. Delivered Invited Talk on "Introduction to Cryptography and Network Security" in IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks(ICCICN-2014)" held at Hotel Pride, Newtown, Kolkata, Nov 14-16,2014
  15. Delivered Invited Talk on "Introduction to Cryptography and Network and Network Security" in IEEE International Conference CSNT-2015 held at Gwalior, Apr 04-06, 2015.
  16. Delivered Invited Tutorial on "Introduction to Cryptography and Network Security" in International conference Worldcomp 2015 held at Las Vegas, US, July 27,2015.
  17. Delivered Invited Tutorial on "Application of MATLAB in Science and Engineering" in International conference Worldcomp 2015 held at Las Vegas, US, July 28,2015.
  18. Delivered Invited Lecture on "Introduction to Green Computing" in Department of Computer Applications, Sikkim University, Gangtok, Sikkim on 28/08/2015 in Seminar Hall.
  19. Delivered Invited short Course on "Introduction to Cryptography and Network Security" IEEE International conference ICGCIot 2015 held at Galgotias College of Engineering & Technology (GCET) ,Greater Noida, India
  20. Delivered Invited Tutorial on "Introduction to Cryptography and Network Security" in IEEE International Conference in Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks(ICRCICN 2015) held on 21/11/2015 in Indismart Hotel, Salt Lake City, Kolkata.
  21. Delivered Invited talk on "Introduction to Cryptography and Network Security" in IEEE International Conference on "Computational Intelligence and Communication Networks(CICN 2015)" held at Jabalpur in Gyan Ganga Institute of Technology in Dec 12-14, 2015.
  22. Delivered Invited talk on "Introduction to Cryptography and Network security" in IEEE International conference on "Communication Systems and Network Technologies(CSNT 2017)" held at Indian Institute of Information Technology, Nagpur on November 12, 2017.

 

Prof. Sonali Sen

Research paper in indexed Conference Proceedings

  1. "Mathematical Modeling of Predictive Grinding for Ball Mill" , 2016 IEEE Region 10 Conference (TENCON) Proceedings of the International Conference, 978-1-5090-2597-8 , Singapore
  2. "Prediction of the State of Grinding Materials in Run Time Using Genetic Operator ",2017 International Conference on Computational Intelligence: Theories, Applications and Future Directions, IIT Kanpur.
  3. "Classification of ball mill acoustic for Predictive Grinding using PCA", Computational Intelligence in Pattern Recognition (CIPR-2019),IIEST, Kolkata, Accepted, Not yet Published.
  4. "A correlation based method for recognizing hand-written characters", December,2017, MHRD & CIT, Kolkata.
  5. "Speech Analysis using MFCC", December,2017, MHRD & CIT, Kolkata.

 

B.Ed.

Prof. Ananya Hazra

  • Appointed as moderator for the subject "CONTEMPORARY INDIA AND EDUCATION (Group A & B)", "UNDERSTANDING DISCIPLINE AND SUBJECTS" & "READING AND REFLECTING ON TEXTS" of 1st Semester of Autumn 2017 at JIS University.
  • Appointed as a Moderator for the subject "DRAMA AND ART IN EDUCATION" & "PEDAGOGY OF SCHOOL SUBJECT (PART-I)" of 2nd Semester of Spring 2018 at JIS University.
  • Appointed as a Moderator for the subject "ENGLISH" and "ENGLISH FOR LAW" of 1st Semester of Autumn 2018 at JIS University.
     

Prof. (Dr.) Charlotte Simpson - Veigas

Resource Person at the Refresher Workshop for Teachers at La Martinere for Boys School, Kolkata in October 2018

Judge for the Clifford Memorial Debate at Calcutta Boys School in October 2018

Judge for the Hicks Debate at Calcutta Boys School in September 2018

Judge for the Frank Anthony Memorial Debate at Future Foundation School in July 2018-12-08

Judge for the Mother Amie Debate organized by Our Lady Queen of the Missions School at DBPC in July 2018

Organized AICUF Adivasi Diwas 2017 as AICUF Coordinator, St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata in September 2017

Organized AICUF Spotlight 2017 as AICUF Coordinator, St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata in September 2017

Organized Feast of St. Ignatius as a AICUF coordinator in July 2017

Resource Person during AICUF Orientation Day in July 2017

Resource Person at the North Zone Training Programme for teachers of Jesuit Schools in New Delhi on July 20, 2017

Resource Person at 2nd YCS/YSM National Convention held at Don Bosco School Park Circus on May 23rd 2017

Resource Person at Career Guidance and Counselling Workshop organized by the Teachers’ Guild at Don Bosco School, Kolkata on April 22, 2017

State Co-ordinator for the AICUF Day, 2017 celebrations at St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous) in February 2017

Associate Editor for the Research Journal of the Education Department, Magis 2017

Teacher-in-Charge of the village outreach programme, Mangalam for the B.Ed. students of Batch 2015-17

Edited the AICUF Report 2015-16 for the college magazine The Xaverian 2017 published by St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata

Trained the B.Ed. students and conducted the English carols for the Carol Singing evening on December 23, 2016

Anchor and a part of the organizing team of the inaugural session of the Mother Teresa’ Painting Exhibition held at St. Xavier’s College Auditorium on September 29, 2016

Attended the Adivasi Diwas Celebration at St. Xavier’s College (Autonmous) as the State Coordinator of AICUF

Co-ordinator for AICUF Programmes- Spotlight 2016, Adivasi Diwas, Santhal Hul etc.

Invited as a judge in the Mother Amy’s debate competition organized by Our Lady Queen of the Missions School, Park Circus in 2016

MC at the Public Lectures organized during the Easter Tridum by St. Xavier’s College, (Autonomous), Kolkata in 2016

Resource Person at Career Guidance and Counselling Workshop organized by the Teachers’ Guild at Loreto House, Kolkata in 2016

Invited as the Chief Guest to preside at the Investiture Ceremony of Our Lady Queen of the Missions School , Park Circus in 2016

Resource person for framing the Syllabus for the newly developed MSW (Masters in Social Work Course) to be introduced in St. Xavier’s University, Rajarhat Campus in July 2017.

Resource Person for AICUF Orientation Programme, July 2016

Resource Person for AICUF Programme celebrating the feast of Francis Xavier, July 2016

MC for the Symposium on Mother Teresa organized by St. Xavier’s College

Career Couselling in February 2016 as the Teacher-in-Charge of B.Ed. placement

Editorial Board Member of the Research Journal, Magis from 2012- present

Annual General Body Meeting of Seva Kendra Calcutta as the General Body Member held on July 24, 2014

Featured in The School Selfie, Newsletter of Our Lady Queen of the Missions, Kolkata, 2014

Book of Poems entitled: Love, Another name for Divinity authored by my ex-student was dedicated to me and was published in 2014

Teacher-in-Charge from the B.Ed. Department fo7r the Annual Convocation, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010, St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata

Teacher-in-Charge of Sports in B.Ed. Department and organizer of the special events for the Annual Sports Day, 2012, 2013 and 2014 of St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata

Participated as the teacher-in-charge of placement in the B.Ed. department in the seminar entitled: Audit as an emerging career and trends in audit organized by St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata held on January 10, 2014

Guidance to Catholic Children organized by the Catholic Teachers’ Guild, Kolkata in collaboration with the Youth Commission of Kolkata Archdiocese on Wednesday, 23rd January 2013

Judge for the 12th International FAPs Triangular Meet at The Frank Anthony Public School on 13-16 October, 2012.

Talk to the AICUFers on AICUF Day 2011 on the topic, ‘Sharing my experiences as an ex-AICUFer
I have been selected on the panel of experts in Education by Bichitra Pathshala-Unit of Chitrabani from August 2010 onwards

I delivered a lecture on the ‘Educational implications of singing as a co-curricular activity’ for the students of St. Anthony’s School, Kolkata on April 22, 2010

I have been invited to deliver several lectures on Psychology and Philosophy of Education at Jadavpur Vidyapeeth College of Education from time to time

I have been invited by the School of Social Work and Community Service- a part of National Council of Education, Bengal to deliver lectures on HIV- Aids education, intelligence, personality, abnormal psychology etc.

I have been invited to conduct classes on Communicative English and Personality development in the School of Language-a part of National Council of Education, Bengal.


Medals and Awards:

National award by Rotary India Literacy Mission called the National Builder Award 2017 for exceptional service in the field of education at St. Xavier’s College (Autnomous), Kolkata in October 14, 2017

Felicitated for being awarded with a PhD degree by St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous) in January 2015

Felicitated by Rotary Club Calcutta Conclave and Open Arms Educational and Charitable Trust for "unstinting and uncompromised dedication to the development and wellbeing of the underprivileged children and the empowerment of women" on International Women’s Day 2015

Awarded with a PhD degree in Education by University of Calcutta in August 2014

Teachers’ Day Initiative Certificate 2010

AFJ Lecturer of the Year Millennium Award 2010

Stood first in the Calcutta University Teacher’s Training Department in the B.Ed. 1997-98 examinations

Nominated for the President Shankar Dayal Sharma Medal in 1997 for standing First in Calcutta University (M.A) Exams

Loreto Gold Medal for All Round Excellence in 1994

Dr Neelu Singhvi Sancheti Memorial Gold Medal for securing the highest marks in Education in Loreto College 1994

Loreto College Silver Medal for standing first in the Department of Education in 1993-94
 


 

Political Science

Dr. Panchali Sen


Invited as a Resource person on 21st April,2018 (Saturday) to deliver a lecture at the ~ Two Days National Seminar on Use of Scientific and Technical Terminology in International Relations, organisied by the Department of Political Science at Khudiram Bose Central College, sponsored by the Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology (CSTT), MHRD, Department of Higher Education, New Delhi.


 

English

Christina Maria Mirza

PAPERS PRESENTED

  1. ‘"Yankee Doodle do or die": The Politics of the War Song’ at a Seminar on War and Creativity: World War 1 and American Literature, Art, and Culture organized by the Jadavpur University Society for American Studies (JUSAS) on 9th March 2015.
  2. "The Songs of Robert Burns: Folk Tradition and Art" at the Annual International Conference of the Centre for Studies in Romantic Literature (CSRL) on 24th February, 2017.
  3. "Discovering the Music of The Waste Land" at the Seminar cum Workshop on Teaching Literature With the Audio-Visual Aid of the Other Arts (music, theatre, film, painting, graphic art) organized by the Jadavpur University Society for American Studies (JUSAS) on 8th November, 2017.
  4. "‘In her voice, we could feel our history’: Reading the performances of Billie Holiday and Aretha Franklin," at a seminar on The Second Sex? The Woman as Writer and Artist in America organized by the Jadavpur University Society for American Studies (JUSAS) on 30th November, 2018.


SHORT TERM COURSE

UGC sponsored Short Term Course entitled "Thinking Through Gender" organized by the HRDC, Jadavpur University, 1st-7th February, 2018.

 

SEMINAR ORGANIZED

Joint Convenor for the International Seminar on "New Trends in African-American Literature" organized by the Department of English St. Xavier’s College, on 8th February, 2018.


Dr. Argha Kr. Banerjee

 

Presented a paper titled ‘I taste a liquor never brewed’: Quest for Identity in Emily Dickinson’s Poetry in a seminar on ‘The Second Sex? The Woman as Writer and Artist in America, organised by the Jadavpur University Society of American Studies, on 30 November 2018.

Resource Person at the annual departmental seminar organised by the Department of English, Basanti Devi College, Kolkata, on 28th November 2018, commemorating the centennial remembrance of the First World War. Topic: ‘Et in Arcadia ego: Exploring the Pastoral in British Poetry and Painting of the First World War.’

Gave a lecture titled ‘Intimate Encounters: Indian Soldiers at the Front’ at the International Conference organised by University of Antwerp, Belgium, on 18th October 2018 at the Brussels Royal Library.

Presented an illustrated research paper entitled ‘The Starry Night: Reading Poetry through Painting’ at a Seminar cum Workshop on ‘Teaching Literature with the Audio-visual aid of the Other Arts, organised by the Jadavpur University Society for American Studies (JUSAS) on 8th November 2017.

Delivered PhD course work lectures on ‘Romanticism’ and ‘Modernism’ at the Department of English, Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol, West Bengal in July, September 2017 respectively.

Participated as a panellist in a panel discussion on the contemporary issues in Indian democracy entitled Visions 2017, organised by the BA.General department of St Xavier’s College, Kolkata on 18th February 2017 and also moderated a panel discussion organised in February 2017, by the Department of Political Science, on ‘From Local Cultures to a Global Culture’ under Suffragium 2017.

Presented a paper ‘When you see millions of mouthless dead: Scottish Poetry of the Great War’ at an international seminar organised by Department of English, Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol on ‘Negotiating Scottish Studies: History, Culture and Identity’ on 8th January 2016.

Gave a keynote address on ‘Suicide in the Trenches: British Poetry, Modernism and the First World War (1914-18)’ at an UGC sponsored national seminar organised by Department of English, Ashannagar Madanmohan Tarkalankar College on 27th November 2015.

Presented a paper ‘I have rendezvous with death’: American Poetry and the Great War at the annual conference of JUSAS on ‘War and Creativity: World War I and American Literature, Art and Culture’ on 9 March 2015 at Jadavpur University.

Presented a paper ‘Romantic Margins: Revisiting the Oeuvre of Mary Lamb’ at the International conference organised by the Centre for Studies in Romantic Literature on 6th February 2015 at Presidency University.

Gave the inaugural lecture of the Centennial Lecture series on ‘Modern British Poetry’ on Thursday 10 September 2015 at Ashutosh College, Kolkata.

 

Dr. Suchandana Bhattacharyya

Papers Presented:

  1. "Blackman is no Slacker: Racial slur in World War I", at the Seminar on War and Creativity: WW-I and American Literature, Art and Culture organized by the Jadavpur University Society for American Studies (JUSAS), on 9th March 2015.
  2. Inaugural Address on the Nature of Poetry delivered at the Seminar on Trans-lingual Nature of Poetry, organized by the English Department of St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata, March 2017.
  3. "Not Mere Truisms but Truth Decoded: Rereading Alice Walker’s New Poems", at the International Seminar on New Trends in African American Literature, organized by the English Department of St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata, on 8th February, 2018.
  4. "The Self and the Other: Generic, Generational and Specific Considerations of Black Motherhood in the Memoirs of Maya Angelou", at the International Conference of Academic Disciplines organized by IJAS at the University of London, UK, on 6th November, 2018.

Refresher Course:
UGC Sponsored IDRC on Research Methodology organized by HRDC, Calcutta University, in Jan-Feb, 2018.

Seminars/Conferences Organized:

  1. Organized the Seminar on Trans-lingual Nature of Poetry at St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous) Kolkata, March 2017.
  2. Joint Convenor of the International Seminar on New Trends in African American Literature at St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata, 8th February, 2018.

 

Dr. Fr. Roshan Tirkey

Participated in the one day National Conference on ‘Synergising Sustainability Continuum: Multidisciplinary Exploration in Eco-Literary Praxis’ conducted on 8th December 2017 by the PG and Research, Department of English, Loyola College (Autonomous), Chennai-600034.


Mass Communication & Videography

Prof. Ipsita Barat

Academic/Administrative Experience

  • Invited to be as a faculty Co-ordinator for creation of Course(s) for MOOCs Platform developed by Ministry of Human Resource Development and AICTE, Course title is Documentary (Theory and Production). 2018.
  • Member of the board which designed the curriculum for M.A in Mass Communication offered by St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata.


Papers presented in National/International Seminars

  • Invited to deliver series of eight educational films for UGC nation-wide telecast (Film Studies) for EMMRC Kolkata, in 2016-17.
  • Invited to deliver a plenary lecture in a seminar Literature and Films: An Interface organized by PG Dept. of English, Bakura Christian College. March 2017
  • Presented a paper titled "The role of social media in marketing contemporary Bollywood Cinema" at UGC sponsored National seminar organized by Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication, Rastraguru Surendranath College, Barrackpore in collaboration with Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication, West Bengal State University, Kolkata. December 2016
  • Presented a paper titled "A New Aesthetic order: The politics of ‘Indian New Wave" at International Conference organized by Xavier school of communication, Xavier University Bhubaneswar.November2016
  • Appointed as a resource person for a series of eight educational films for UGC nation-wide telecast (Film Studies) for EMMRC Kolkata, in 2016-17.
  • Edited a series of seven eight educational films for UGC nation-wide telecast (Film Studies) for EMMRC Kolkata, in 2016-17.

     

Prof. Sharmistha Jha

  • Co-Authored and Presented paper in National Conference on ‘Quality Configuration for Media Education in India’ organized jointly by Assam Don Bosco University and Mizoram University on ‘Identifying New Areas of Studies on Ethics in Journalism with Respect to Changing Professional Scenario with the Emergence of New Media’ on November 2nd, 2015.
  • Conducted a special lecture followed by a practical demonstration of continuity editing techniques at Bhawanipur education society college, Kolkata on 8th September 2018.
  • Member of the board which designed the curriculum for M.A in Mass Communication offered by St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata.
  • Member of the board which designed the curriculum for B.A in Mass Communication offered by St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata.
  • Part of the admission committee of St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata.


 

Prof. Shenjuti Dutta

 
  1. Member of the board of editors for the online journal Postcolonial Interventions: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Postcolonial Studies.
    https://postcolonialinterventions.com/board-of-editors/
  2. "Basantir Uposthiti Nogarimoy", newspaper article on Mrinal Sen’s Neel Akasher Nichey for Ei Samay, January 2016. (published copy of the article attached)
  3. "Aligarh: A Case of Troubled Realism", film review for Eyezine, March 2016.
    https://www.autistici.org/archive/20180802203402/http://www.eyeartcollective.com/aligarh-a-case-of-troubled-realism/ 
  4. Worked as a resource person for Meredith Glaubach to complete her month-long independent study project (ISP) in Kolkata, appointed by World learning/School for International Training (SIT), Jaipur. (invitation letter attached)
  5. "Raees : Much Ado about Stardom", film review for the online journal Plato’s Cave Online, February 13, 2017.
    https://platoscavesonline.wordpress.com/2017/02/13/raees-much-ado-about-stardom/
  6. Film selection committee member for Kolkata International Film Festival since 2015.