Profile of Monira Parveen

Profile of Monira Parveen

Monira Parveen
Lecturer
Department of Dance
Faculty of Arts
Email: monirahappy467@du.ac.bd
Phone: 6360, 6361, 01762279368
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Short Biography:

Monira Parveen Happy is a Lecturer in the Department of Dance at the University of Dhaka. She is a renowned Classical Dancer (Kathak) and an ICCR Scholar from India. She received a Gold Medal in M.A. (1st Class 1st position) for her Highest Cumulative GPA Point from the Department of Dance and received from West Bengal State Government Keshari Nath Tripathi and The Vice-Chancellor Sabyasachi Basu Ray Chaudhury to The Convocation of Rabindra Bharati University in 2014. She also earned two more Gold Medals on the National Level of Inter-University Dance Competition, Bangladesh in 2006.


Monira performs regularly at different programs and festivals at home and abroad which organized by the Ministry of Culture, Bangladesh; Bangladesh Shilpokola Academy; Bangladesh High Commission, Kolkata; High Commission of India, Bangladesh; ICCR; the Government of West Bengal and the Government of India. She has been recognized by and invited to many different TV Channels.

Monira also involved in various research activities. She has already published five articles and attained many National and International Seminar organized by UGC, University of Dhaka, Rabindra Bharati University, Government of West Bengal. She is currently busy with research as well as the new production of Kathak Dance.

Degree Name Group/Major Subject Board/Institute Country Passing Year
Masters Dance Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata India 2014
Bachelor Dance Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata India 2012
Bachelor Urban and Regional Planning Jahangirnagar University, Saver, Dhaka Bangladesh 2009
Award Type Award Title Year Country Description
International Sunit Basu Memorial Prize 2015 India

Awarded Sunit Basu Memorial Prize, for Highest Cumulative Grade Point of M.A. in Dance Department, Faculty of Fine Arts and received from West Bengal State Government Keshari Nath Tripathi and The Vice-Chancellor Sabyasachi Basu Ray Chaudhury to The Convocation of Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India in 2015.

International Nirod Barman Memorial Prize 2015 India

Awarded Nirod Barman Memorial Prize, for Highest Cumulative Grade Point of M.A. in Dance Department, Faculty of Fine Arts and received from West Bengal State Government Keshari Nath Tripathi and The Vice-Chancellor Sabyasachi Basu Ray Chaudhury to The Convocation of Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India in 2015.

International Asit Chattopadhyay Memorial Prize 2015 India

Awarded Asit Chattopadhyay Memorial Prize, for Highest Cumulative Grade Point of M.A. in Dance Department, Faculty of Fine Arts and received from West Bengal State Government Keshari Nath Tripathi and The Vice-Chancellor Sabyasachi Basu Ray Chaudhury to The Convocation of Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India in 2015.

Research Interest
Subject Description
Anatomical exploration of Kathak dance style in the elements of dance described in Natyashastra

'Anatomical exploration of Kathak dance style in the elements of dance described in Natyashastra'; M.A., Department of Dance, Supervisor DR. Sruti Benerjee, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India, June 2014.

Demographic Projection and Social Infrastructure Planning: A case Study On Comilla District

"Demographic Projection and Social Infrastructure Planning: A Case Study On Comilla District" in BSC (8th Semester) Under Department of Urban And Regional Planning. Supervised by Prof. M Shafiq-Ur Rahman at Jahangirnagar University, Saver, Dhaka; June 2009.

Project/Research Supervision
Level of Study Title Supervisor Co-Supervisor(s) Name of Student(s) Area of Research Current Completion
No project/research supervision is found
Project/Research Work
Subject Project Name Source of Fund From Date To Date Collaboration
Dance Ashta Naika Bangladesh Shilpokola Academy 21-10-2016 21-10-2017
Invited Talk
SL Invited Talk
No invited talk is found
SL Collaboration & Membership Name Type Membership Year Membership Expire Year
1 Mukta Ashor Cultural Advisor 2019 Life Time
2 1st Celebration of Udayan Day and Annual prize distribution program , Udayan Higher Secondary School, Dhaka, Bangladesh Cultural Advisor 2019
3 Bangladesh Etihash Parishad Member 2019 Life Time
4 Central Athletic Committee in Dhaka University Member 2019
5 Nrittyanchal Performing Arts Academy Dance Teacher, Member 2014 Life Time
6 Surer Dhara: Tagor Song Teaching Institute Dance Teacher, Member 2015 2020
Title Organization Location From Date To Date Description
House Tutor University of Dhaka Bangladesh-Kuwait Maitree Hall 29-11-2017
Student Advisor University of Dhaka Department of Dance 01-08-2017 07-01-2019
Lecturer University of Dhaka Department of Dance 05-12-2016
Part time Faculty University of Dhaka Department of Dance 07-10-2015 04-12-2016
Guest Faculty University of Dhaka Department of Dance 08-03-2015 06-10-2015
Journal Article
1
Monira Parveen : ‘Kathak Dance Religious Influence’, Journal of Bangladesh Asiatic Society, Dhaka, Bangladesh, vol.37, no.ISSN 1609-4409 pp.339-347, 2019 .
2
Monira Parveen : ‘Kathak Dance: Style of Performance’, Journal of Bangladesh History Forum, vol.53, no.ISSN 1607-4432 pp.29-57, 2019 .
3
Monira Parveen : ‘History of Kathak: Continuous from Source’, Avikor (International Journal), Alumni Association of Dance Department, Rabindra Bharati University in collaboration with Bengal Archaeological Research Center, Kolkata, Government of West Bengal, vol.01, no.ISBN: 978-81-939021-2-7 pp.120-128, 2019 .
4
Monira Parveen : ‘Influnce of Brajrasalila in Kathak Dance’, Rabindra Journal, World Poet Rabindranath Institute of Agriculture Technology, Naogaon, Bangladesh,, vol.60, no.ISSN 2521-4373 pp.30-34, 2018 .
5
Monira Parveen : 'Classical Dance ‘Kathak’ and its experimentation in Bangladesh’, Dhaka University Magazine, University of Dhaka, vol.96, no.ISSN: 2411-9059 pp.171-177, 2016 .
Conference Proceedings
1
MoniraParveen "Anatomical exploration of Kathak dance style in the elements of dance described in Natyashastra." One day International Seminar, Speaker, Kolkata, India: Sam Bharati, Bengal Archeological Research Center, Kolkata, 2019 .
2
Monira Parveen "History of Kathak: Continuous from Source." Avikor, one day International Seminar, Speaker, Kolkata, India: Nationale Alumni Association of Dance Department, Rabindra Bharati University in collaboration with Bengal Archeological Research Center, Kolkata, Government of West Bengal. ISBN: 978-81-939021-2-7, 2019 .
3
Monira Parveen "Kathak Dance: Style of Performance." Two days long International Seminar, 48th Annual International History Conference. Speaker, Dhaka, Bangladesh: Bangladesh History Forum, 3014, Arts Faculty, University of Dhaka-1000, ISSN 1607-4432, 2018 .
4
Monira Parveen "Present and Past Dance Performance in Bangladesh, on Bengali Culture: Past & Present." Annual International Seminar, Speaker, Biharinath Hill, Bankura, West Bengal India: Organized by ‘Loukik’- International Journal of Folklore and Cultural Studies, Kolkata, 2014 .
5
Monira Parveen "Traditional Folk Dance of Bengal." Nrittyanchal Performing Arts Academy, Speaker, Dhaka, Bangladesh: Nrittyanchal Performing Arts Academy, 2013 .
6
Monira Parveen "Folk Dances: East Bengal and Bangladesh." International Seminar on Dance Kolkata, India: Sponsored by UGC, Department of Dance, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, 2012 .
7
Monira Parveen "Tagore’s concept of Dance through his Creations." International Seminar on Dance Kolkata, India: Sponsored by UGC, Department of Dance, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, 2011 .