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  प्रो. शोभना निझावन प्रो. शोभना निझावन
Prof. Shobna Nijhawan

Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, York University, Ross S570 4700 Keele St. Toronto, ON, M3J 1P3 USA
Email: shobna@yorku.ca
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सहायक प्रोफ़ेसर

यॉर्क विश्वविद्यालय (Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics,York University)


1. पीएचडी, कैलिफ़ोर्निया विश्वविद्यालय
2. एम.ए. हेदेल्बेर्ग विश्वविद्यालय

Monographs and Edited Books
1. Women and Girls in the Hindi Public Sphere: Periodical Literature in Colonial North India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 201
2. (Editor). Nationalism in the Vernacular. Hindi, Urdu and the Literature of Indian Freedom. New Delhi: Permanent Black, 20
10. Articles in Journals and Book Chapters (selection)
1. "Fallen Through the Nationalist and Feminist Grids of Analysis: Political Campaigning of Indian Women Against Indentured Labor Emigration." Indian Journal of Gender Studies 2
1. (February), pp. 111-133, 201
2. "At the Margins of Empire: Feminist Configurations of Burmese Society in the Hindi Public (1917-1920)." Journal of Asian Studies 7
1.4 (November), pp. 1013-1033, 201
3. “Punkt, Punkt, Komma, Strich – Wer bin ich?” in Heimat in der Fremde. Band 2 (Commentary on Biographies of Second-Generation Indian Immigrants Living in Germany). Heidelberg: Draupadi Verlag, pp. 150-158, 201
4. “Civilizing Sisters: Writings on how to save women, men, society and the nation.” From Improvement to Development. ‘Civilizing Missions’ in Colonial and Post-colonial South Asia. Eds. Carey Watt and Michael Mann. London and New York: Anthem Press, pp. 193-215, 201
5. "I got the point across and that is what counts.” Transcultural versus (?) linguistic competence in language teaching." Journal of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages
1., pp. 59-81, 201
6. “The Links of Our Chains” [English translation of the Hindi feminist essay by Mahadevi Varma]. Mahadevi Varma. Essays on Women, Culture, and Nation. Ed. Anita Anantharam. Delhi: Zubaan Press; New York: Cambria Press, pp. 71-88, 20
7. "Out of Place in Lindenstrasse: On the Representation of Ethnicity in a German Soap Opera." South Asian Popular Culture
6.2, pp. 161-176, 200
8. “The touchstone of a nation’s greatness is the status of its women” – Responses to colonial discourses on Indian womanhood.” South Asia Research 2
8.1, pp. 73-88, 200
9. “Hindi Children’s Journals and Nationalist Discourse (1910-1930).” Economic and Political Weekly 3
9.33, pp. 3723-3729, 200

उल्लेखनीय गतिविधियाँ/ उपलब्धियाँ/ प्रतिभागिता:
आपने अनेक राष्ट्रीय एवं अंतरराष्ट्रीय सम्मेलनों/कार्यशालाओं में सक्रिय रूप से भाग लिया है और अपने शोध-पत्र भी प्रस्तुत किए: CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, and INVITED LECTURES (selection)
1. Women and the Nationalization of literature: Text and image as parallel narratives in a Hindi periodical (1927-1941). Talk delivered at the Workshop Contemporary Hindi/Urdu Literature and Arts. Princeton University (Dec. 6-7, 2013)
2. Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, Toronto, Canada (15-18 March, 2012) (i) Cross-Border Panel: Gender Flows: Transnational and Inter-Imperial Circuits of Exchange in Activist Women's Writings of the Early Twentieth-Century (ii) Paper:The Idea of Asia: Pan-Asian Feminist Conversations on Oriental Civilization, Spiritual Superiority and Asian Womanhood
3. Transnational Approaches to Girlhood. University of Toronto, SSHRC workshop (25 May 25, 2012) Paper: Modelling the modern girl in the Hindi public sphere (1910s - 1920s)
4. The International Federation for Research in Women’s History Conference (in conjunction with the 21st International Congress of Historical Sciences), Amsterdam University (22-28 August, 2010) (i) Panel: Racism, Nationalism and Imperialism Intersecting with Women’s Rights (ii) Paper: Whither Colonial Hierarchies? Indian Women Writers and Global Modernity
5. 41st Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association, McGill University, Montreal (7-11 April, 2010) (i) Panel: South Asia's Orients (ii) Paper: "A World of Difference" - Travels in the Colonial Neighborhood.
6. Society for the History of Children and Youth Biennial Conference: Children at Risk/Children Taking Risks: Historical Inquiries in International Perspective, University of California at Berkeley (July 10-12, 2009) (i) Panel: Childhood in colonial South Asia (ii) Paper: Courageous Girls and Intelligent Women: Writings for Children and their Parents
7. York 50 Symposium: The Global Modern: Transnationalism and the Media in Asia York Center for Asian Research, York University (May 15, 2009) (i) Panel: Global Imaginings: From the Homeland to the World (ii) Paper: Global (?), Modern and Colonized: Indian Women Writers’ and Activists’ International Networking in the Early Twentieth Century
8. European Conference on Modern South Asian Studies, University of Manchester (July 8-11, 2008) (i) Panel: Slavery and the Raj: Representing un-free labor in colonial South Asia (ii) Paper: In the name of national honor and self-respect. Elite women’s campaigns against indentured labor
9. Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University (November 7, 2007) Invited Lecture: Of National Concern: Children’s Hindi Periodicals and Nationalist Discourse
10. Feminist Pre-conference at the South Asia Studies Conference, Madison (October 11, 2007) South Asian Feminisms: Subjects, Audiences, Agendas (i) Panel: Archives of Memory and Pedagogy (ii) Paper: Feminist agendas and the Indian Independence struggle 1
1. European Conference on Modern South Asian Studies, Leiden University (June 27-30, 2006) (i) Panel: From Improvement to Development: Civilizing Missions in Colonial and Post-Colonial South Asia (ii) Paper: Responses to Colonial Discourses on Indian Womanhood 1
2. Mapping Channels between Ganges and Rhine, University of Toronto (May 24-26, 2006) Paper: An Indian Affair: Green Cards, a Marriage Proposal and the Multi-Ethnic Divide in the German TV-Serial Lindenstrasse 1
3. Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, San Francisco (April 6-9, 2006) (i) Panel: Natural Remedies: Women and Cultural Responses to Science (organizer) (ii) Paper: Cumin, Capsules, and Colonialism: Encounters with natural and allopathic medical practices in Hindi literature 1
4. Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, Chicago (March 31-April 3, 2005) (i) Panel: Gendered Constructions of National Identity in Twentieth-Century Periodical Literature (ii) Paper: Gendered Citizenship? Feminist-Nationalist Questioning in Hindi Women’s Journals (1920-1930) 1
5. European Conference on Modern South Asian Studies, Lund, Sweden (July 6-9, 2004) (i) Panel: Merging the Unsuitable? British India and Burma, c. 1850-1950 (ii) Paper: In the Neighborhood of the Colonial Present: Burmese Women in a Hindi Feminist Ethnography 1
6. Annual Conference on South Asia, University of California, Berkeley (February 15-16, 2002) (i) Panel: Dissenting Voices: Women and the Print-Media in Early Twentieth Century India (ii) Paper: Redefining Gender Roles: The Politics of the Hindi Women’s Journal Stri Darpan CONFERENCES and WORKSHOPS on Teaching Languages, Literature and Culture (selection)
1. Engaging India: A Multidisciplinary Conference. Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, Carleton University, Ottawa (17-18 June, 2011) (i) Panel: Teaching South Asian Studies: Pedagogical Challenges and Curricular Innovations (ii) Paper: Translation, Authenticity and Analysis of Literary Voices from South Asia and the Diaspora
2. Symposium on Innovations and Challenges in Second Language Pedagogy. University of Toronto (May 13-14, 2011) (i) Panel: Innovations in Language Teaching (ii) Paper: From Drill to Thrill: Innovative and Pedagogical Approaches to Language Acquisition.
3. Heritage Language Workshop, University of Toronto (May 7, 2009) Paper: Can the Heritage Student Speak? Linguistic and Cultural Competency in the Grip of Academic Culture
4. Cultures and Languages across the Curriculum Frankly Speaking: Challenges in Integrating Languages and Cultures into a Post-Secondary Curriculum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (October 15-17, 2008) (i) Panel: CLAC and Language Departments: In Competition or Collaboration? (ii) Paper: “I got the point across and that is what counts”. Transcultural versus (?) linguistic competence in language teaching
5. Shades of Brown: Challenges, Myths and Promises. International Educational Conference, Toronto (July 8-12, 2007) (i) Roundtable for Parents and Students: Teaching “South Asian Studies” in the University (ii) Roundtable for Educators: South Asian Studies as Academic Discipline
6. Annual TEL@York Conference 2007, York University, Toronto (Mai 1-2, 2007) Paper: Of Gender, Postpositions and the Past Tense: Seasoning Languages Courses with Technology
7. Annual Conference on South Asia, University of Wisconsin, Madison (October 19-22, 2006) (i) Panel: Technology-Enhanced Learning: Lessons from the Classroom (Chair of panel) (ii) Paper: Technology-Enhanced Learning: The blended course "Introductory Hindi"

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