Dr. Nur Islam Saikia, MA (Triple)

Dr. Nur Islam Saikia, MA (Triple)

Associate Professor

Ph.D. : Gauhati University

Research Interests:

Literary theory and criticism; Language
Date of Joining : Sep 9, 2003

Phone: 7086314912
Email: nur.saikia@cottonuniversity.ac.in

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About

Career Profile/Services:

Lecturer at Cotton College, now Associate Professor at Cotton University (2003 onwards)

Activities/assignments in the University:

1. Question paper setting; Evaluation; Syllabus preparation;    

2. Co-ordinator, NSS Unit    

3. Member, Board of Studies    

4. Departmental Representative, IQAC    

5. Departmental Representative, CUTA    
 

Teaching

Teaching Experience of over 20 years

Experience

Association with Professional Bodies:

1. Co-ordinator, NSS, Cotton University Unit.

2. Departmental Member, IQAC, Cotton University.

3. Member, Board of Studies, Department of Assamese, Cotton University.

4. Departmental Representative, CUTA, Cotton University.

5. Secretary, Centre for Studies in Humanities, Guwahati.

6. Joint Secretary, Natun Sahitiya Parishad, Assam State Committee.

7. Secretary, Baramboi Kendriya Puthibharal, Baramboi, Kamrup.

8. President, Natun Sahitiya Parishad, Baramboi Branch.

9. Special Member, Board of Studies, Department of Bodo, Cotton University.

10. Member, Asomiya Alochana Chakra, Department of Assamese, Cotton University.

11. Member, Publication Committee, Department of Assamese, Cotton University.

12. External Expert, Board of Studies, Department of Assamese, Madhabdev University, Assam 

Research Projects

Sl. No. Principal Investigator Co Principal Investigator Title of the Project Period Sponsoring Agency Sanctioned Amount Status
1   Nur Islam Saikia Encyclopedia of Philosophy of Performing Arts with Special Reference to North-East India 2012-- UGC   Completed
 

Research paper publications till 2021

1. English:

(i) Relevance of Jalaluddin Rumi’s Teachings in Promoting Universal Brotherhood and Communal Harmony, Manavayatan The Humanosphere, ISSN: 2249-0612,Vol.I, No.1, JulyDecember,2011, Guwahati,( ed.) Jagadish Patgiri.

(ii) Dr. Moidul Islam Bora and His Contribution in Promoting Persian Studies in Assam, Manavayatan The Humanosphere, ISSN: 2249-0612, Vol.II, No.I, July- December, 2012, Guwahati,( ed.) Jagadish Patgiri.

(iii) The Ancient Iranian Society as Reflected in the Shahnama of Firdousi , Cottonian, Vol. 89 2014-15, ISSN: 2394-1367, (ed.) Priyadarsika Medhi.

2. Assamese:

(i) Hindustanar Bhatou Amir Khusrau, Cottonian, Vol. 80, 2005-06, (ed.) Shristi Shreyan.

(ii) Marxbadi Neta- Buddhijibi Achintya Bhattacharyya: Jivan Aru Kriti, Manavayatan The Humanosphere, ISSN: 2249-0612,Vol.II, No.II, Jan- June,2013, Guwahati,( ed.) Jagadish Patgiri.

(iii) Unabingsha Shatikar Asomiya Bhasar Sangkat Bitorka Aru Bezbaroar Dristibhangi, Cottonian, Vol. 88, 2013-14, ISSN: 2394-1367, (ed.) Kalpajyoti Roy.

(iv) Debendra Nath Acharyyar ‘Jangam’---Manavatar Biparjay Aru Jaiganar Dalil, Manavayatan The Humanosphere, ISSN: 2249-0612,Vol.III, No. I, Jan- June,2014, Guwahati,( ed.) Jagadish Patgiri.

(v) Lakshmidhar Sarmar Chutigalpat Nari Bikhayak Chetana, Kamrupjyoti, 4th Issue, 2014, (ed.) Kandarpa Kumar Sarma.

(vi) Nirbachita Asomiya Akangkika Natya Sambhar: Eti Samiksha, Manavayatan The Humanosphere, ISSN: 2249-0612, Vol. V, No. 1, July-December, 2015, Guwahati, (ed.) Jagadish Patgiri.

(vii) Dwija Ramar ‘Chahapari Upakhyan Ba Mrigavati Charitra’: Islam Aru Hindu Dharmar Samanvayar Eti Nidarshan, Manavayatan The Humanosphere, ISSN: 2249-0612, Vol. VI, 2017, Guwahati, (ed.) Jagadish Patgiri.

(viii) Sapir-Whorf Prakalpa Aru Anubadar Samasya, Gariyosi, 24th year, 4th Issue, January 2017, ISSN: 2349-5324.

(viii) Asamar Samaj-Sanskritilai Sankardevar Avadan, Manvayatan, Vol.7, 2018, ISSN: 2249-0612, Guwahati. 

(ix) Sukabi Narayandevar Padmapuranar Hasan-Hussen Akhyan,  Manvayatan, Vol.8, 2019, ISSN: 2249-0612,  UGC Care Journal, Guwahati.

(x) Arunachal Pradeshar Bhasik Baichitra Aru Bhasik Sankat, Aitihya: The Heritage, Vol. XII, Issue -1, 2021, UGC Care Journal, (ed.) Nandita Bhattacharjee Goswami, Guwahati

Book publication relating subject/research concerned

Books Authored by Myself

Assamese:

1. Shahnamar Kahini--- Iranar Jatiya Mahakavya Shahnamar Alochanamulak Grantha, Assam Book Hive, Guwahati, 1st edn., December 2010, ISBN: 978-93-8247-03-8.

2. Sankardev, R.G. Publication, Guwahati, 1st edn., January 2013.

English:

3. Bishnu Prasad Rabha--- The Revolutionary Artistic of Assam, R.G. Publication, Guwahati, 1st edn., January 2007.

Books Edited by Myself:

1. Keteki, Souvenir of the Silver Jubilee Celebration Ceremony, Ketekibari Rangali Bihu Sanmilan, Kamrup, 2009.

2. Sahitya Barnali, Orunodoi Prakashan, Guwahati, 1st edn., September, 2012, ISBN: 978-93- 82330-06-6. Recommended as a reference book by the Assamese Departments of Cotton University, Bhattadev University and Madhavdev University

3. Hemanga Biswas--- Dristi Aru Sristi (Associate ed.), Orunodoi Prakashan, Guwahati, 1st edn., 2012, ISBN: 978-93-82330-16-5.

4. Pragjyotish, Souvenir of the Biennial State Conference, Natun Sahitya Parishad, Assam, 2014.

5. Kishore Jivani Chayan, Siksha Kendra Samiti, Dispur, Asaam, 1st edn., 2016.

6. Sahitya Nirman Prasanga, Bandhav, Guwahti, ISBN:   Recommended as a reference book by the Assamese Departments of Cotton University, Bhattadev University and Madhavdev University

7. Sahitya Bichitra, Purbayan Publication, Guwahati, 2022, ISBN: 978-93-92699-88-7. Recommended as a reference book by the Assamese Departments of Cotton University, Bhattadev University and Madhavdev University

Journal Edited by Myself as Associate Editor since January 2012

1. Manavayatan The Humanosphere, Centre for Studies in Humanities, Guwahati, (ed.) Jagadish Patgiri, ISSN: 2249-0612.

Book Reviewed 

1. Abhiyan The Journey of Humanosphere, Vol. I, 2021, ISBN:    , Binandi Chandra Medhi College, Ramdia, Kamrup 

2. Abhiyan The Journey of Humanosphere, Vol. II, 2022,  ISBN:  978-93-95103-08-4  , Binandi Chandra Medhi College, Ramdia, Kamrup 

Chapters/Articles publications in Books (Research Oriented)

1. Lakshminandan Borar Chutigalpot Juddhottar Asomiya Gramya Samajar Pratiphalan: Parampara Aru Paribartan in Sahitya Bornali, (ed.), Nurul Islam Saikia, Orunodoi Prakashan, Guwahati, 1st edn., September, 2012, ISBN: 978-93-82330-06-6.

2. Raghunath Chaudharyar Karbala Kavaya in Raghunath Chaudhary—Romantikatar para Bastavbadalai, (ed.) Parikshit Baisya, Siksha Kendra Samiti, Assam, Guwahati, 1st edition

3. Hiren Bhattacharyar Konitar Bisoy-Baichitrya, Abhiyan The Journey of Humanosphere, Vol. II, 2022,  ISBN:  978-93-95103-08-4 , Binandi Chandra Medhi College, Ramdia, Kamrup

Book publication other than subject concerned

1. Jyoti-Bishnu Quiz, R.G. Publication, Panbazar, Guwahati, 1st edition, March, 2005.

2. Akonir Ramayan, R.G. Publication, Panbazar, Guwahati, 1st edition, January, 2007.

3. Bishnu Rabha, R.G. Publication, Panbazar, Guwahati, 1st edition, May, 2010.

4. Iranar Mahabir Rustam, Namrata Prakashan, Guwahati, 1st edn., 2013.

Awards

Awards and Distinctions:

1. 1st Position in M.A. Assamese (Language), G.U., 1995.

2. 1st Position in M.A. Persian, G.U., 1998.

Other Informations

 

Invited Lecture:

1. Delivered a lecture on the topic "Globalization and Its Impact on Education in India" on 15th September 2011 at the Guwahati Press Club at the invitation of Paresh Baishya Foundation, Guwahati.

2. Delivered a lecture on the topic "Hemango Biswas: Jiban Aru Kriti" on 24th December 2012 at Jubilee Club, Digboi, organized by the Natun Sahitya Parisad, Assam on the 100th birth anniversary of Hemango Biswas.

3. Delivered a lecture on the topic "Lakshminath Bezbaroar Dristit Asomiya Jati Aru Asomiya Bhasa" on 31st March 2014 at Janata Girls High School, Dimu, Kamrup organized by the Natun Sahitya Parisad Assam.

4. Appointed Speaker, Anchalik Rangali Bihu Sanmilani, Manahkuchi, Kamrup, 13th June, 2014.

5. Delivered a lecture on the topic "Scientific Outlook and Superstitions" on 15th October, 2014 at Socrates Academy, Dimu, Kamrup organized by the School authority.

6. Delivered a lecture on the topic "Present Trends in Assamese Literature" on 21st December, 2014 at Dimu Central Library, Dimu, Kamrup at the invitation of Asom Natya Sanmilan, Dimu-Dobak Branch.

7. Invited Guest, Annual Urus Festival at Hazarat Nabishah Mokam, Baramboi, Kamrup on 8th February, 2015.

8. Delivered a lecture on the topic "Life and Philosophy of Jyoti Prasad Agarwala" on 18th January, 2015 at Kulhati Girls High School, Damdama, Kamrup at the invitation of Kulhati Sahitya Mancha.

9. Anchor, Prof. Satyendra Nath Sarma Jonma Satabarsar Shradhanjali, All India Radio, Guwahati, 18th September, 2015.

10. Delivered a lecture on the "Life and Works of Laksminath Bezbaroa" on 21st December, 2015 in Kolkata at the Asom-Utkal-Banga Sahitya-Sanskriti Sammelan, 2015.

10. Appointed Speaker of seminar, Golden Jubilee Celebration, Jawaharlal Nehru Higher Secondary School, Kendukona, Kamrup, 22nd January, 2016.

11. Invited Guest, 15th Ukhura Anchalik Rangali Bihu Sanmilani, Dekarpar, Kamrup, 6th May 2016.

12. Appointed Speaker, 17th Rangali Bihu Sanmilan, Gobhalpar, Bagta, Kamrup on 13th May, 2016.

13. A talk on the topic on "Sukavi Narayandevar Padma Puranor Hassan Hussain Akhyan", All India Radio, Guwahati, 14th September 2016.

14. Delivered a lecture on the topic "Our Duties Towards Maintaining Integrity and Communal Harmony of Assam" on 18th November 2016 at 19No. Dobak L.P. School, Kamrup, organized by group of conscious citizens.

15. Distinguished Guest, 568th Appearance Festival of Srimanta Sankardev, Sri Sri Naranarayan Sattra, Ramdia, Kamrup, 11th October, 2016.

16. Delivered a lecture on the topic "Globalization and Cultural Imperialism" on the occasion of the 3rd Principal Dulal Chandra Mahanta Memorial Lecture on 28th May 2017 at Asomi Club, Dimu, Kamrup.

17. Appointed Speaker, Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony, Damdama Higher Secondary School, Kamrup, 22nd November 2017.

18. Distinguished Guest, Fateha-E-Dowaz-Daham festival, Damdama College, 11th November, 2017.

19. Appointed Speaker, Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony, Ucchatar Madhyamik Bani Vidyapith, Kamrup, 28th October 2017.

20. Delivered a lecture on "Linguistic Diversity of the World and the Challenges to It" on 21 February 2019, organized by the Dept. of Assamese, Cotton University, on the occasion of International Mother Languages Day. 

21. Appointed speaker, Golden Jubilee Celebration of Rongali Bihu, Sankarjyoti Sangha, Manahkuchi, Kamrup on 10 May 2019.

22. Appointed speaker-cum-Prize Distributor, Bohagi Bidai Utsav, Maroi Navajyoti Sangha, Kamalpur, Kamrup 9 June 2019.

23.  Delivered a lecture on "Life and Literary works of Syed Abdul Malik" in a state-level seminar organized by Natun Sahitya Parishad organized by Barpeta District Committee on the occasion of the Writers' Birth Centenary, 2 November 2019.

24. Appointed speaker, Annual Session-cum-Prize Distribution Ceremony, Baramboi H.S. School, Kamrup, 29 November 2019.

25. Inaugurator Bhatheli Mahotsav, Ukhura-Dekarpar Gaon Unnyan Samiti, Kamrup, 15 April 2021.

26. Delivered a lecture on "Importance of Assamese Language and Literature" organized by the Dept. of Assamese, Bodoland University, 23 November 2021.

27. Delivered a lecture on " Padmanath Gohani Barua: Life and Literary Works on the occasion of the 150th Birth Anniversary of the literary doyen of Assam, organized by the Dept. of English,  Binandi Chandra Medhi College, Ramdia, Kamrup on 22 December 2021. 

28. Delivered a lecture on " Linguistic Diversity of the World" organized by the Dept. of Assamese, Cotton University, on the occasion of International Mother Languages Day, 21 February 2022.

29. Invited Guest, Ukhura Anchalik Rongali Bihu Sanmilani, Ukhura, Kamrup, 30 April 2022.

30. Inaugurator of Cultural Evening, Rongali Bihu Sanmilan, Ketekibari Najowan Sangha, Hajo, Kamrup, 4 May 2022.

31. Appointed speaker, Rongali Bihu Festival, Sankarjyoti Sangha, Manahkuchi, Kamrup, 12 May 2022

32. Delivered a lecture on "Life and Literary Works of Kaliram Medhi" jointly organized by the Dept. of Assamese, Cotton University and Assam Institute for Sustainable Development on 24 January 2023.

33. Inaugurator, Cultural Evening, 33rd Dalang Sarbajanin Shri Shri Bishnu Puja Mahotsav, Dalang, Kamalpur, kamrup on 4 February 2023. 

34. Appointed speaker, International Mother Languages Day, jointly organized by Natun Sahitya Parishad, Ellora Vijnana Manch, IPTA, SFI and DYFI, Rangia, Kaprup, 21 February 2023.  

35. Appointed Speaker 132nd Birth Anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, Uttar Kamrup Zila Anusuchita Jati Oikya Mancha, Bagta, Kamrup, 14 April 2023.

36. Appointed Speaker, Rongali Bihu Festival, Panikhaiti Navajubak Sangha, Ukhura, Kamrup, 29 April 2023.

37. Invited Guest, Ukhura Anchalik Rongali Bihu Sanmilani, Ukhura, Kamrup, 30 April 2023. 

38. Appointed Speaker-cum-Prize Distributor, Rongali Bihu Festival, Maroi Navajyoti Sangha, Kamalpur, Kamrup, 7 May 2023. 

39. Distinguished Guest, Rongali Bihu Festival, Sankarjyoti Sangha, Manahkuchi, Kamrup, 13 May 2023.

40. Appointed speaker, Bishnurabha Divas, jointly organized by Natun Sahitya Parishad, DYFI, SFI, and AIDWA, Hajo-Damdama Local Committees, Baramboi, Kamrup, 20 June 2023.

41. Chief Guest, Felicitation Programme for Achiever Students organized by Pachim Japia Muslim and Hidalbari Gaon Unnyan Samiti, Japia, Kamrup, 30 June 2023

42. Delivered a lecture on " Globalization and Cultural Imperialism"   organized by the Dept. of Assamese, Damdama College, Kulhati, Kamrup, 30 August 2023. 

43. Delivered a lecture on the topic "Literary Contributions of Lakshminath Bezbaroa," organized by Manikut Sahitya Samaj, Hajo, Kamrup on 26 March 2023.