Dr. Dhruba Karki

dhrubakarkiDr. Dhruba Karki
Associate Professor
Department of English
Tribhuvan University
Prithvi Narayan Campus
Pokhara Nepal
Mobile: 0977-9856023029
Email: dhruvakarki@hotmail.com

ACADEMIC TRAINING

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.): 2011, The University of Texas at Dallas, USA.

Ph.D. Thesis: THE ACTION HERO IN POPULAR HOLLYWOOD AND HONG KONG MOVIES

  • Master’s Degree: 2003, The University of Central Oklahoma, USA.
    • Master’s Degree in English: 1994, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Dissertation: Sarah A Dynamic and Versatile Woman: A Phenomenological Perspective to the Heroine in Postmodernist British Fiction

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: Popular Culture

INTEREST AREA: Cultural Studies, Popular Culture, Interdisciplinary Studies, Film and Fiction.

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

  • 1994, Trends of Lahurism in the Gurkha Families in Pokhara, Kathmandu: Tribhuvan University.
  • 1996, “Learning English: Motivation to Comprehension”, Journal of NELTA 1(2), 91-105. (Village Profile)
  • 1997, Role of Exposures in English Learning. Prithvi. 2(3), 10-18). Pokhara: PN Campus, TU.
  • 1999, “English through Games and Arts”, Prithwi, 2(2), 21-29.
  • 2000, Feasibility Studies of Cottage Industries in Nepal, Pokhara: Small and Cottage Industries.

(Research Report)

  • 2001, “Tragedy: the Art of Hero Making.” Journal of Department of English, 2(2), 85-92. (Report)
  • 2001, .Influence of American Pop Music on Nepalese Pop Music. Kathmandu: University Grants Commission. (Report)
  • 2002, “The Hero in the Illusion of the Real.” New Plains Reviews 2 (1), 161-70.
  • 2003, “Graphic Representation of the Hero’s Journey”, New Plains Reviews, 3(1), 78-88.
  • 2011, “Representation of the Body in Visual Culture”, Anusheelan, 9(1), .210-218.