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Dr. Shiva Durga

  • Assistant Professor
    Faculty of Education
  • Department

    Faculty of Education
  • Contact Details:

    Email : shiva.durga@gla.ac.in

    Contact Number :+91-9897768037

  • Experience

    30 Years

  • Qualifications

    • Ph.D. “The Impact of the Bhagavad Gita on R.W. Emerson.” GLA University, Mathura in 2017
    • M.A. (English and American Literature), B R Ambedkar University, Agra, 2008
    • M.Ed. Madurai Kamaraj University, 1981
    • B.Ed. Thiagarajar College of Preceptors, Madurai, 1978
    • M.A. (English Literature, Phonetics) Madurai, Kamaraj University, 1975
    • B.A. (English Literature with Ancillaries-Social History of England and History of English Literature) Sri Meenakshi Arts College, Madurai. 1972.
  • Ph.D

    Thesis Supervised

  • Awarded/ Completed-

    Working-

  • Postgraduate

    Thesis Supervised

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    Working-

Publication in International Peer-Reviewed Journa

  • Durga, Shiva. “The influence of R.W. Emerson the modern philosopher and saint on secularism and his influence on American Society. The impact of the Bhagavad Gita on R.W. Emerson and secularism.” American International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences: ISSN (Print): 2328-3734, ISSN (Online): 2328-3696,
  • Durga, Shiva. “R.W. Emerson’s difference with other religions except Hinduism and the impact of the Bhagavad Gita on him.” Research Journal of Language, Literature and Humanities (ISCA) ISSN 2348-6252, Vol. 1(2), 11-12, March (2014)
  • Durga, Shiva. “R.W.Emerson’s Philosophical Essay Nature and the Bhagavad Gita”.
  • The International Journal of English Language and Literature ISSN: 2321-1164 (Online); 2347-2642 (Print Volume: 2nd & Issue: 1st (January â€" March’2014) PP: 171-185 Date: 20-03-2014 .
  • Durga, Shiva. “Influence of the Bhagavad Gita on R.W.Emerson’s Essay Conduct of life: Illusions.”Research Scholar-An International Referred e-Journal of Literary Explorations- ISSN 2320 - 6101 Vol. 2 Issue II May, 2014.
  • Durga, Shiva. “Influences of the Bhagavad Gita on R.W.Emerson’s Essay “The Transcendentalist. Uplifting the philosophy of Immanuel Kant to the highest level by R.W.Emerson.”  Journal Of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) Volume 19, Issue 7, Ver. VII (July. 2014), PP 08-14 e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845.
  • Durga, Shiva. “R.W.Emerson’s Influential Essay ‘Self Reliance’ and the Bhagavad Gita.” International Journal of English Literature, Language and Skills: IJELLS, ISSN 2278 0742, www.ijells.com Volume 3 Issue 2, July 2014, Pg 145.
  • Durga, Shiva. “The Impact of the Bhagavad Gita on R.W. Emerson, Swami Vivekananda and the Indian Caste system.” An International Multidisciplinary Research E-Journal- Indian Scholar: ISSN 2350- 1103 Vol. 1, Issue 1. Sep 2014.
  • Durga, Shiva. “The Influence of the Bhagavad Gita on R.W.Emerson’s Essay “Conduct of Life: Consideration by the Way.”International Journal of English Literature, Language and Skills: IJELLS, ISSN 2278 0742, www.ijells.com Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2014 Pg 149. The Impact Factor: 1.021.
  • Durga, Shiva. “The Impact of the Bhagavad Gita on R.W.Emerson’s philosophical and foundational Essay “The Over Soul.” American International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences: ISSN (Print): 2328-3734, ISSN (Online): 2328-3696, ISSN (CD-ROM): 2328-3688 Issue 9, Volume 4, pp. 378-388, December-2014 to February-2015.
  • Durga, Shiva. “Influence of the Bhagavad Gita on R.W.Emerson’s essay Conduct of Life: Fate (The Conduct of Life, 1860, rev. 1876).” International Journal of English Literature, Language and skills: IJELLS, April 2015 ISSN 2278-0742, www.ijells.com Volume 4 Issue 1. Impact Factor- 1.021.
  • Durga, Shiva. “On the love of Radha Krishna” published as a chapter in the book , Veetika Vol.2 2016. ISSN 2454 342X.
  • Durga, Shiva. R.W. Emerson has made the Bhagavad Gita and vedic thought an integral part and foundation of western philosophy and how brazil stands as an asset to the world”. Revista Literatura Historia e Memoria ISSN 1983-1498 Página inicial / Edições anteriores / v. 13, n. 21 (2017) v. 13, n. 21 (2017) Unoversidade Estadual do Oeste do Parana.
  • Durga, Shiva. “Literature, Language, Music, Sports and Health Tourism” Veetika An International Interdisciplinary Journal ISSN 2454- 342X Pg 137-140. Jan 2016.
  • Durga, Shiva. “The Bhagavad Gita- An Excellent guide to Humanity.”
  • ELT@I Tirupati Chapter Journal of English Language and Literature Vol 4 Issue 1- ISSN 2349-2295 I Apr 2017- Pg 18.
  • Durga, Shiva. “Multi Media Resources for ELT”. Journal of English Language and Literature ELT@I Tirupati Chapter, Oct 2017 Volume:4 Issue:2 ISSN: 2349-2295.
  • Durga, Shiva. â€"“Teaching English Language through Literature”.
  • International Journal of English Lliterature, Language & Skills Volume 8 Issue 4, January 2020 ISSN 2278-0742, www.ijells.com.

Publication in Book Volume

  • Books I,II,and III Naithik shiksha, a series of Moral Books relating to Indian culture of India-Hindi version by Jagatguru shankaracharya of Kanchi Mutt, translated into English. Nita publication Publisher Radha Krishna in 1994.
  • Study Material on ‘School Management’ under Business Management for B.B.A Course for IGNOU University, National University, India, 2010. Publisher Alliance Educare, Noida Jan 2010.
  • For National Conference on Energy Management at GLA Institute of Technology and Management, Mathura, my paper ‘on Energy Management by Universal method through Indian Culture’ is published as a chapter in a book, 2009.
  • International Edition of Nibark Philosophy the Basic elements of religion for Global reading “Dharmke Mool Tatva,” English Version was done by me as “Basic Elements of Religion” Publisher - Shyam Sunder Mahadeo of Trinidad â€"Nov 2010.

Presentations in National/International Conferences & Seminars

  • International Conference at ISKCON Gurukul at Vrindavan â€" “Teaching of English as a second language.”1996.
  • National Conference at GLA University, Mathura, on Eco-friendly Management for sustainable development, “Faulty Administration Policy leads to destruction of Nature and practical solution through Indian Culture” on 20th Nov. 2010.
  • National Conference at GLA-“Leading change through Transformational leadership and creativity by Developing a culture of innovation” 20th Dec.2010.
  • National Seminar, UGC sponsored, at Khatima, Government College U.K. “On teaching of English as a second language” 10th March 2011.
  • National Conference and National workshop at Symboyzia Girls College , “Professional Ethics of Teacher and the future of Mankind (PETFOM 2011) (UGC Sponsored) on 10th &11th Oct. 2011 on “Teaching method for the future.”
  • International Seminar on Prominence of the Human rights in the Criminal justice system at Dr. Ambedkar University, Agra on 30,31st March 2012 “on Social Participation as a moderator in protection of Human rights (Media/NGO’s/Institutions).”
  • International Science Congress 8th and 9th Dec2012at Bon Maharaj College, Vrindavan. On the Topic “Music â€"a Literary Social Science”-I Prize for Presentation.
  • International Conference by ELTAI 0n 21st Century Learner: Learning styles and Strategies Organized at SRM University, Chennai from17th-20th JULY 2013 on “Development of Thinking Skills.”
  • International Conference English Language Teacher’s Association of India and Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur â€" on “Role of Mother tongue in Teaching English” 22st August 2014.
  • National Seminar, at University Polytechnic, GLA University, Mathura on “Human Values at work place to achieve excellence” on Nov 17 to 19, 2014.
  • National Conference 2015 at the Institute of Business Management, GLA University, Mathura on “e-‘B’UZZâ€"THE X- FACTOR” during March 20-21, 2015. On “E- Language: A Boost to E- Commerce.”
  • National Work shop on a curriculum Development Programme on “Self Awareness and Higher Goals in Education” organized by the Centre for continuing Education and Teaching Learning Centre, Department of HSS and Management Studies Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras from 30th May to 03 June 2016.
  • Audio Visual presentation of 19 Topics on “Nature of Language” for content and Educational TV programme for Higher Education in Educational Media Research Centre (EMRC) towards National Mission on Higher Educational and Information Communication Technology (NMHEIC) Project of Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) from 5th to 18th of June 2016. At EMRC Centre at Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.
  • National Conference and Workshop ELTAI- English Language Teachers’ Association of India, at Bijnor on 21and 22nd April 2017 on “Literature a true companion of Man.”
  • International Conference English Language Teachers Association of India (ELTAI) at Ernakulam on June 29 to July 1, 2017 on “Social Media and English.”
  • National Conference ELTAI at Sharada University, Greater Noida on 24th March 2018 on “Teaching English language through Literature”.
  • International Golden Jubilee Conference on ‘Right to English’ organized by ELTAI with Amity University, Noida from 9-12 Oct 2019 on “English for empowerment.”

Seminars, Conferences and Workshop

  • Attended Workshop on Teaching of English for Public Schools of Madurai Dist. Held at T.V.S. Madurai in 1978 on behalf of Sivakasi Lions, T.N.
  • Attended Workshops as In-service Programme every year From 1980 to 1989 for 10 years on teaching of English under Tamil Nadu Govt. service at Madurai Dist. T.N.
  • Attended National workshop as the Orientation Programme on Art and Culture under the Ministry of Human Resourses Development at the Centre for cultural and Resources Training at N. Delhi under HRD Central Govt. for 10 days in Nov.1988 sent through the Govt. of T.N.
  • Work shop on “Scientific Writing Skills for Research Papers and Projects” held on April 07, 2018 at GLA University.
  • Attended National workshop on Puppetry on Education conducted at the Centre for Cultural and Resources and Training at N. Delhi under HRD Central Govt. for 10 days in July 1989 sent through the Govt. of T.N.
  • Attended National workshop on Cultural and Natural Heritage Under the Ministry of Human Resources and Development at the Centre for Cultural and Resources Training at N. Delhi in 1989 sent through the Govt. of T.N.
  • UGC sponsored National Seminar On Teaching of English as a Second Language, at Khatima. U.K. on 10th and 11th Mar 2011.
  • Attended and participated in the Workshop for a month in Feb 2011 at GLA University on Teaching of spoken English for B. Tech students to frame new syllabus.
  • Attended the workshop in GLA University for three days conducted by INFOSYS Campus Connect Soft Skills in June 2011.
  • Attended and participated in the Workshop IIT Madras-Dr. Chaudhary’s Classes On 14th and 15th Dec. 2012
  • Workshop on “Research Paper Writing” from 3rd of Jan 2013 to 5th Jan 2013 by Prof. Sanjay. S. Gaur Assoc. Prof. Auckland University, New Zealand.
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Chennai â€"participated in an AICTE &NPTEL sponsored Curriculum Development Cell â€" workshop on ‘Acoustic Phonetics’ organized by the Dept of HSS, IIT Madras from 4th to 5th Sep 2014.
  • Presented Paper on Human Values at work place to achieve excellence In the National Seminar on Nov 17 to 19, 2014 at University Polytechnic, GLA University, Mathura.
  • Attended a work shop conducted by PS Wasu for personality development, at GLA University in 2011..
  • National Workshop on Creative ways of Teaching Vocabulary and Language skills conducted by ELTAI on Nov 30, 2016 at GLA University, Mathura as a participant and a member of organizing Committee.
  • Work shop attended for 5 days in IIT Chennai -Curriculum Development “Self Awareness and Higher Goals in Education” Indian Institute of Technology Madras. 30th May to 3rd June 2016.
  • National Workshop attended on “Plagiarism - Academic Integrity & Smart Referencing using Mendeley” on Saturday, September 29, 2018 organized by the Central Library of GLA University.
  • Workshop attended on "Guide to Getting Published & Web of Science” on October 6, 2018, in association with Emerald Publishing Group and Web of Science organized by the Central Library of GLA University.
  • Workshop on English Language Testing and Evaluation organized by ELTAI, Mathura Chapter on 23rd and 24th November 2018.

Other Relevant Information

Seminars & Workshops conducted:

 

  • As Teacher Educator under Vocational stream of Teaching the teacher trainees as Govt. Departmental Gazetted Educational Officer, Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission.
  • Presentation -Model Lessons in Poetry and Prose in District level for TGT &PGT teachers Under ELT Bangalore 1987.
  • Conducted Workshops on New Script Writing and making Teaching aids for teacher trainees as Govt. Departmental Gazetted Educational Officer.
  • As Joint Secretary of English Assn. in the college of Preceptors conducted workshops.
  • Organized community Programmes in the field of art and Puppetry.
  • Workshop conducted-Teaching of English as a second Language in Iskcon Gurukul, Vrindavan.
  • Regularly conducted English workshops from 1993 to 2005 in Army Public School, Mathura.
  • Workshops & Seminars Conducted in the Department of Education in S.G.M. College, Mathura.
  • Conducted Workshop as enrichment course in English for Teachers in Gyandeep shiksha Bharati, Mathura.
  • Conducted workshop on Indian Culture with the Collaboration of Venunath Kalakendra, Vrindavan for International students as summer Training Workshop May 2013.
  • Free English and Computer courses for deprived children at Vrindavan under Seva Bharati from 2013- till date on weekends.
  • As E-content developer conducted workshop for teachers at Educational Multimedia Research Centre (EMRC), Madurai University under UGC 2016.
  • CONSELHO CIENTÍFICO: Shiva Durga (GLA University â€" Mathura â€" India)
  • As Scientific councilor: The International Symposium " Interculturality and Feminine Latin American writing:  Imaginary and Memory", held on September 08 and 09, 2016, in UNIOESTE - Campus of CASCAVEL.
  • Conducted workshop on ‘interview techniques’ at SICOMS â€" Sadanam Institute of Management , Pallakkad, Kerala July 2017.
  • Conducted workshop on ‘Verbal and Non Verbal Communication’ for NCC Cadets of many colleges assembled in HarKrishn International School, Amritsar, on 10th Aug 2017 organized by Brigadier Dheemon, NCC Commander, Amritsar.
  • Conducted workshop on ‘Thinking skills and Communication’ for NCC Cadets of many colleges assembled in HarKrishn Sr. Sec. School, Amritsar, on 11th Aug 2017 organized by Brigadier Dheemon, NCC Commander, Amritsar.
  • Conducted Orientation Programme for I Yr Phd, M.A. and B.Tech students of NDRI- National Dairy Research Institute, ICAR at Karnal on 1.Verbal and Non Verbal Communication, 2. Easy way to speak English, 3. Social Media and English 4. Professional Communication for 4 sessions on 12th and 13th of Aug 2017.
  • Conducted Orientation Programme for I Yr Phd, M.A. and B.Tech students of NDRI -National Dairy Research Institute, ICAR at Karnal on 1. Professional Communication, 2. Spoken English made easy 3. Personality development through Vedic principles. August 28-29, 2019.
  • https://www.academia.edu/41484391/REDES_DO_IMAGINARIO_Literatura_Memoria_e_Resistencia REDES DO IMAGINÁRIO: Literatura, Memória e Resistência Cascavel Unioeste 2019 Redes do imaginário: literatura, memória e resistência. / organizado por Antonio Donizeti da Cruz, Maria de Fátima Gonçalves Lima e Mehmet Ilgürel. – Cascavel (PR): Unioeste, 2019. Disponível em: https://antoniodonizetidacruz.academia.edu/ ISBN:978-85-68205-41-9 1.Literatura. 2. Memória. I. Cruz, Antonio Donizeti da, Org. II. Lima, Maria de Fátima Gonçalves, Org. III. Ilgürel, Mehmet, Org. IV. Título. CDD 800 C CONSELHO CIENTÍFICO- Shiva Durga, GLA University, Mathura, India .

Research Interests

English Literature; Vedic thoughts in Western writings; Western philosophy with focus on RW Emerson; Eastern philosophy with focus on Vivekanand; Philosophy; ELT; Language; Literature; Culture; Vedic religion and Nature.

Work Experience

  • Asst. Professor in English at GLA University, Mathura from 23rd September 2009 - till date: Teaching Courses on English for Professional Purposes to First Year, Third Year (B. Tech-Students), Technical Communication to Final Year (MCA) and English Lab Practical to First Year (MCA), English language skills for Communication to First Year (B.Sc.)
  • Senior Lecturer in English at B.S.A. College of Engineering and Technology, Mathura. from 2nd February2009 (AN)- 22nd September 2009:
  • Principal Gyandeep Shiksha Bharati Public School, Mathura from 21st Aug. 2008 -2nd February 2009 (FN):
  • Principal at Samvid International School, Vrindavan. from 16th February 2008 to 20th August 2008.
  • Asst. Professor of English from at S.G.M. College, Mathura 21st July 2007 to 15th February 2008: (for B.Ed. and BCA classes).
  • Lecturer of English at B.S.A. College of Engineering and Technology, Mathura. from 1st May 2007 to 20th July 2007.
  • Principal, Ramanlal S. Public School, Mathura from 19th July 2006 to 30th April 2007:,
  • Principal, Samvid International School, Vrindavan from 15th July 2005 to 18th July 2006.
  • Head of the Department of English and Vice Principal at Army Public School, Mathura Cantt. from 13th December 1993 to 14th July 2005.
  • Head of the Department of English, at Lawrence, Sanawar, H.P. from 2nd June 1993 to 12th December 1993.
  • Head of the Department of English Senior Wing at Army Public School, Dagshai, H.P. from 27th February 1993 to 1st June 1993:
  • Principal at Shermanrock, Mussourie from 3rd September 1992 to 25th February 1993.
  • Post Graduate Teacher in English, Manavsthali, New Delhi from 24th June 1989 to 2nd September 1992.
  • Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Gazetted officer- Educational and Departmental Officer from 16th October 1980 to 22nd June 1989 as Inspecting authority.
  • Head of the Department of English H.N.U.P.R. Public School, Nilakkotai, Madurai from 24th Ocrober 1978 to 15th October 1980.
  • Head of the Department of English, Lions, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu from 1st September 1977 to 23rd October 1978.