Department of Sociology

  

Department Faculties

  

Dr. Sharmila Chhotaray

Name: Dr. Sharmila Chhotaray
Date of Birth : 02/07/1979
Phone number's : 0381-237-3005
E-mail's : sharmilachhotaray[at]tripurauniv.ac.in, sharmilahcu[[at]]gmail.com
Academic Qualifications : MA, M.Phil, Ph.D (University of Hyderabad)
Present Designation/position : Assistant Professor
Topics Taught : "Sociology of Culture & Communication and Qualitative Methodology, Diaspora Studies

Publications (year wise) :

(A)Published Papers in Journals :

Sl. No.Title with page nosJournalISSN/ ISBN NoNo. of Co-authors
1 “Voices of Dissent: The Street Theatre Movement of Natya Chetana in Odisha” , Vol.65, no-3-4, July-December 2012, pp.355-374. The Eastern Anthropologist   One
2 Revisitng the ‘unbroken cultural development’ through the socio-cultural history of pre-colonial Odisha, , Dec 2011, Vol-IV Lokaratna: Journal of the Folklore Foundation   One
3 "Narratives of Regional Identity: Revisiting Modern Oriya Theatre from 1880-1980" pp. 47-56 Lokaratna: Journal of the Folklore Foundation, Dec. 2010.   One
4 "Jatra Tradition: A Sociological Reading of a Popular Theater of Orissa, Eastern India" pp.201-226 Iranian Folk Culture Quarterly Magazine, Research Center for Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, Fall 2009.   One
5 Between Then and Now: The Changing Pattern of Modern Oriya Theatre from 1880-1980, , Vol.LII, No. 1&2, pp.77-83 , 2007 Odisha Historical Research journal   One
6 "The Jatra Tradition of Orissa: It's Historical Evolution"101-111 Folk Culture Research Journal, No.9, June 2002, Kolkata.   One
7 Jatra Theatre as a Culture Industry: The Cultural Economy of Folk Popular Theatre of Eastern India, ISS E-Journal: Journal of the Indian Sociological Society, Vol. 1, No 2, Jan-July 2013.    

(i) Articles / Chapters published in Books:

Sl. No.Title with page nosBook Title, editor & publisherISSN/ ISBN NoNo. of Co-authors/editors
1 "Understanding Cultural hybridization: A Case Study", 2012 PK Haldar & etal. Eds., Contours of Globalization, Global Publishing House (India), Visakhpatnam.  One

(B) Full Papers in Conference Proceedings:

Sl. No.Title with page nosDetails of Conference PublicationISSN/ ISBN NoNo. of Co-authors
1 "Popular Cultural Performance and Construction of Regional Identity: A Reading of Odia Jatra Texts" Papiya Ghosh Memorial Fund annual workshop, at the Centre for Study in Social Sciences, Calcutta, May, 2010.    

Seminar/Conference/Workshop/Refresher/Orientations etc. Participated:

Sl. No.Title of the paper presentedTitle of Conference / SeminarOrganized byWhether international / national / state / regional / college or university level
1 Challenges for the ‘Total Sanitation Campaign’ in Northeast India: Reviewing the case of Tribal villages in West Tripura”, on January 28 & 29, 2013 in Delhi Sociology of Sanitation: environmental sanitation, public health and social deprivation Sulabh International Centre for Action Sociology National Seminar
2 “Voices of Dissent: The Street Theatre Movement of Natya Chetana in Odisha”, Dec. 27-29, 2012, 38th All India Sociological Conference, Indian Sociological Society, at Mohanlal Sukhadiya Uiversity, Udaipur, Rajasthan National Seminar
3 "Cinematic Jatra Theatre: A Cultural Movement?" Dec. 10-13, 2011 37th All India Sociological Conference, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Indian Sociological Society National Seminar
4 "Cultural Performance and Construction of Regional Identity: A Reading of Odia Jatra Texts" July 1-2, 2010. Papiya Ghosh Memorial Fund annual workshop, Calcutta Centre for Study in Social Sciences, Calcutta, National Workshop
5 "Oriya Popular Jatra Narratives and Construction of Oriya Identity" Jan. 24-26, 2008 4th International conference of Theatre Research Indian Society for Theatre Research, at the Bangalore University International
6 "Understanding a Popular-Hybrid Theatre: Oriya Jatra Tradition of Eastern India" July 4-17, 2008 Take Up the Bodies!Theatricality and Writing/Culture, 1968-2008 Johannes Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz, Germany. Internationale Summer School
7 "Jatra on the Move: A Sociological Reading of a Popular Theatre of Orissa" Dec., 2006 Understanding North- XXXII All India Sociological Conference at Chennai, India, Madras University, Chennai National
8 "Jatra Tradition: A Sociological Reading of a Popular Theatre of Orissa" Feb. 13-19, 2005. Workshop on Culture and Everyday Life Vagamon, Kerala, India. Vikash Adhyayan Kendra, Mumbai National Workshop
9 "Between Then and Now: The Changing Pattern of Modern Oriya Theatre from 1880-1980" Nov. 8-9, 2004. Shifting Paradigms of Indian Theatre Kerala Society for Theatre Research at the Zamorin College, Calicut, Kerala, India. International
10 "Reconstruction of Oriya Jatra: A Sociological Reading" January, 2004. International Seminar Indian Society for Theatre Research at the University of Hyderabad. International
11 Globalization and Local Performing Arts: The Jatra Tradition of Orissa March 14-16, 2002. Performers and Their Arts: Changing Lives and Changing Forms The University of Hyderabad in collaboration with University of Glasgow. National
12 Communities at the Margins: Practices and Livelihood July 1-2, 2010 Second Papiya Ghosh Memorial Fund annual workshop, Centre for the Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta. National
13 Care and Management of Audio-Visual Archives. June 1-3, 2010. - Archives and Research Centre for Ethnomusicology (AIIS), Gurgaon, India. National
14 July 4-17, 2008. Media-Theater in Television - Media-Theater in Bettina Kasten at the International Summer School 2008, Take Up the Bodies!Theatricality and Writing/Culture,1968-2008, Johannes Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz, Germany. International
15 December 25-26, 2006. Young Sociologists workshop - Indian Sociological Society, Chennai,India National
16 February 13-20, 2005. Culture and Everyday Life - Culture studies group: Vikash Adhyayan Kendra, Mumbai, at Vagamon, Kerala, India. National

Invited Lectured and Chairmanships at national or international conference / seminar etc :

Sl. No.Title of Lecture / Academic SessionTitle of Conference / Seminar etcOrganized byWhether international / national
1 Extension lecture : Jatra Tradition: A Sociological Perspective, 23rd October 2003   Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal, Orissa National
2 Guest lecture Understanding a Hybrid-Popular Theatre: Jatra of Modern Orissa, 21st November, 2006.   Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal, Orissa National

Membership/Positions in Learned Academic Bodies/Organizations:

  • Indian Sociological Society
  • International Federation for Theatre Research
  • Indian Society for Theatre Research

Research Projects:

Sl. No.Course/Summer SchoolTitleDurationPeriodGrant / Amount Mobilized (Rs. lakh)
1 Part-time research assistant,Department of Sociology, University of Hyderabad. Recurring Charges of Economy, Polity and Maginalised Groups, in the U.P.E.10.4.1 Jan. - Aug. 2004 Six months Rs.50,000
2 Ford Foundation at the Archives and Research Centre forEthnomusicology of the American Institute of Indian Studies, Gurgaon,India. Archive and Community Partnership Aug. 2009 -Oct. 2010-Archive research project titled: Archive and Community Partnership, funded by the Ford Foundation at the Archives and Research Centre for Ethnomusicology of the American Institute of Indian Studies, Gurgaon,India. Fourteen months Rs. 6 lakh

Research Supervisions:

Sl. No.Course/Summer SchoolScholars nameTopicStatus
1 Ravenshaw University, Cuttack Nupur Odia Popular Cinema Registered

Scholarship/Award/Recognitions:

  • ICSSR (Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi) grant for writing of Post-doctoral research proposal at 3rd Post-Doctoral Research Initiative Programme at North Eastern Regional Centre, NEHU Campus, Shillong, India from November 2012 to March 2013.
  • DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship for attending a Summer School of two weeks, at Johannes Gutenberg Universitat, Mainz, Germany from July 4-17, 2008.

Other information (if any):

write for university magazines (University of Hyderabad newsletter, Ravenshaw Times) , newspapers (Indian Express) and several book reviews articles in Social Scientist and Diaspora Studies,edit popular Odia magazines (Jatra Dunya) and have credits to few book reviews in reputed journals.
 

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