Assistant Professor

Dr. Ram Kulesh Thakur

Career Development Centre

Interests

  1. The Magic of Language
  2. Soft Skills
  3. English Language Teaching

Education

2004

Vinoba Bhave University
India
Bachelors

2006

Vinoba Bhave University
India
Masters

2008

Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad
India
M.Phil.

2013

Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad
India
Ph.D.

Experience

  • 04 Years and 06 Months, Assistant Professor (Head of the Department of English) | National Institute of Science and Technology, Berhampur, Odisha.
  • 01 Year and 02 Months, Associate Professor (Head of the Department of English) | K L University, Vaddeswaram, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.

Research Interest

  • Poetic Communication: How a ‘language’ works in a piece of literary text to create myriad effects such as Irony, Humour, Satire, Sarcasm, Wit, etc. The mechanism and structure of language, i.e., Lexical, Syntactic, Semantic, Pragmatic, and Discourse.
  • English Language Teaching: Using / Finding / Creating new teaching methodologies for ESL and EFL learners. Countering the challenges of a heterogeneous classroom, especially where the students come from different Social, Cultural, Traditional, Economic, and Educational backgrounds.
  • Soft Skills: The behavioural pattern of the youngsters, especially the teenagers.

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2008– 2010: ISM JRF, Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad.
  • 2010-2012: ISM SRF, Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad.

Publications

Books Published:
  • Poetic Communication: A Study of the Verbal Art – Thakur, Ram Kulesh. Jaipur: YKING Publishers. 2015. ISBN: 9382532889
  • Ruskin Bond: Interpreter of Human Relationships – Thakur, Ram Kulesh. Bareilly: Prakash Book Depot. 2011. ISBN: 8179774112
Papers Published:
  • K. Singh: The Poet Who Celebrates 'senses' to attain 'Nirvana' – Thakur, Ram Kulesh. UOCHJLL , 01 (01), 136-154 (2017)
  • Pashupati Jha’s Poetry: A Journey to “Nirvana” amidst “Unrest”, “Realization”, “Truth”, “Acceptance” and “Submission” – Thakur, Ram Kulesh. The Social, Cultural and Spiritual Dimensions of Modern Indian Poetry in English. New Castle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 95-99 (2017)
  • Unravelling Pashupati Jha’s Engineering in Love, Philosophy, Movement, and Peace – Thakur, Ram Kulesh. Journal of the Odisha Association for English Studies, 04 (01), 86-92 (2014)
  • ‘Decoding the Poetry of I.K. Sharma: A New Perspective’- Thakur, Ram Kulesh and R K Singh. Poetcrit, XXV (01), 77-80 (2012)
  • ‘The Use of ‘Sarcasm’ in the Poetry of Maha Nand Sharma and I.K. Sharma’- Thakur, Ram Kulesh and R K Singh. Critical Perspectives on the Poetry of R.K.Singh, D.C. Chambial and I.K. Sharma. New Delhi: Access, 328-340 (2011)
  • ‘The Use of ‘Wit’ in the Poetry of I.K. Sharma and Maha Nand Sharma’- Thakur, Ram Kulesh and R K Singh. Critical Perspectives on the Poetry of R.K.Singh, D.C. Chambial and I.K. Sharma. New Delhi: Access, 314-327 (2011)
  • ‘Sarcasm’ as a Tool of Poetic Communication: A Comparative Study of Maha Nand Sharma and I.K. Sharma - Thakur, Ram Kulesh and R K Singh. Poetcrit, XXIV(02), 27-32 (2011)
  • ‘Humour’ as a Tool of Poetic Communication: A Comparative Study of Maha Nand Sharma and I.K. Sharma – Thakur, Ram Kulesh and R K Singh. Indian Poetry in English: A Comprehensive Study. New Delhi: Adhyayan Publishers & Distributors, 120-153 (2011)
  • ‘Wit’ as a Tool of Poetic Communication: A Comparative Study of I.K. Sharma and Maha Nand Sharma – Thakur, Ram Kulesh and R K Singh. Akshrara, 02 (01), 64-73 (2010)
  • Poetic Communication in Maha Nand Sharma’s A Rudraksha Rosary – Thakur, Ram Kulesh and R K Singh. Journal of Indian School of Mines, 04(01), 19-24 (2009)
  • Satire in I.K. Sharma’s Poetry – Thakur, Ram Kulesh and R K Singh.  Indian Book Chronicle, 34(09), 08-10 (2009)

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