Centre of Excellence for Translation and Life Writing

The Centre of Excellence for Translation and Life writing was established in 2019 under the aegis of the Department of Higher Education (OHEPEE Program), Odisha. The proposed Centre of Excellence would contribute to the growth and enrichment of languages, both Indian and English.

The Center focuses on:

  • Identification of different knowledge books in English and translate them into Odia and vice versa.
  • Engagement with and exploration of archival sources on writings by women of the margin with emphasis on textual studies and digital humanities.
  • Ethnographic engagements for documentation of the indigenous knowledge system and narratives.
  • Publications:

    A bibliography of the autobiographies written by Odias along with a critical introduction and has been published.

    Compiler: Prof. Madhusmita Pati;

    Editor: Prof Jatindra Kumar Nayak.


    International Webinar on Life Writing: New Perspectives (10-11 Aug 2020)

    CoE Team

    Mentor: Prof Jatindra Kumar Nayak
    Coordinator: Prof Madhusmita Pati
    Members: Sebati Mishra, Alakananda Mishra, Snehaparava Das, Bimala Patra, Sabahat Tabriz, Manisha Mishra
    Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr Shipra Gupta
    Reseach Assistants: Sarbani Sarbashree Mohanty and Bharati Muduli
    Office Assistant: Satya Narayan Maharana

    Our Partners

    Sikshasandhan, Bhubaneswar
    Department of English, Jadavpur University
    Sarala Devi Centre for Gender Research, RDWU
    Languages, Mysore
    National Book Trust, New Delhi
    SahityaAkademi, New Delhi
    Central Institute of Indian
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