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Department Of English

There is really no discipline that is more tightly intertwined

The Department of English was established with the UG Programme in 1964 and PG course in 1998. Ever since its inception it has made substantial contribution to the overall growth and reputation of the college by consistently producing good academic results.
The department caters to the needs of aspiring students by providing coaching for the Certificate Course in Business English (BEC) of Cambridge University. To improve the communicative skills of students, the department also provides an Integrated Course in English Language and Communicative Skills (ICECS).
The department has a wide variety of research interests and thrust areas: British Literature, Indian Writing in English, Novel and Narratology, Comparative Literature, Romantic Poetry, Post-colonial Studies, Linguistics and Stylistics, Feminism, Eco-Aesthetic Study of Literature, Women and Literature, Cultural Studies, Women's Studies, Film Studies, Gender Studies, Dalit Literature, Tribal Studies and English Language Teaching(ELT).
The English department plans to continue with its intensive research interests alongside its regular teaching as well as to maintain, and if possible, expand areas for seminars/conferences.


Courses Of Department

B.A. English

History of British Colonialism & World History

M.A. English

History of British Colonialism & World History

Integrated MA Programme in Languages - English

Integrated MA Programme in Languages - English

Integrated MA Programme in Languages – English is a new generation course which has been designed to strengthen the understanding and broaden the horizon of the students with respect to literatures across the world and also develop a knowledge base that cuts across disciplines.

The five year Integrated MA programme in English integrates BA and MA English courses in a single frame with a more advanced futuristic curriculum which is designed to facilitate comprehensive grasp of English Language and Literature. It offers the twin benefits of mastering an advanced Masters degree that would develop multiple competencies and that too immediately after school relieving parents and students of the stress of securing admission for MA after conventional BA degree courses. The syllabus, which is different from that of conventional courses, gives a comprehensive knowledge on World Literature, and helps the students to qualify in competitive exams like UGC NET and GATE. The introduction to different world perspectives through literature also aid students preparing for the Civil Service Examination.

Non-conventional core courses including Film Studies, Writing for Media,  Studies and Creative Writing empower the students to build their careers in Journalism and various corporate sectors. The complimentary course on Philosophy provides a strong base in critical thinking and theories, which is essential for research programmes. English for Communication enhances the students' skill in professional communication to become best competitors in the corporate world.  

 Course Duration - The MA English (Integrated) Programme shall be of a duration of five academic years comprising of ten semesters.

Total Number of Seats - 25

Add On Course New

Certificate in Creative Writing and Translations

Certificate in Creative Writing and Translations is a certificate course framed as an Add-on programme as per UGC and NAAC directives. Students of the Graduate and Postgraduate (English) programme will be eligible for admission. This course is designed to equip the students in the art of writing and make them able to reflect critically on the processes of writing and  translation.

 


Faculties

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Dr. Asha Philipose

Head Of The Department

M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D

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Steve Vincent

M.A., M.Phil

Asst Professor

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Divya Uthup

M.A.

Asst Professor

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Anu Francis

M.A., B.Ed

Asst Professor

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Jisha Elezabath

M.A.

Asst Professor

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Chithra Mary Philip

M.A., B.Ed

Asst Professor

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Tessy Thomas

M.A.

Asst Professor

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Smt. Renu Anna Boban

M.A, B.Ed

Asst Professor

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Smt. Jiji Anna Jacob

M.A, B.Ed

Asst Professor

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RIJO JOHN

M.A. ENGLISH(NET),M.A.SOCIOLOGY,M.A HISTORY

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Faculty Achievements

Research Publications

Name of the Teacher Title of the Paper Name of the Journal National /International Year of Publication Impact Factor Vol & Issue Page No ISSN
Dr. Asha Philipose Voices of Dissent: The Women Mystics Meera Bai and Rabia of Basra Research Directions International 2018 5.1723 06:01  
ISSN 2321-5488
Renu Anna Boban Saraswativijayam and Malabar of the 19th Century Dalit Literature, Art and Aesthetics: The Kerala Experience (Book) National 2020     21-30
ISBN - 9789389080742

Project Description

Minor Research Projects (UGC funded)

Prof. Dr. Lata Marina Varghese -"A Land of One's Own: Women and Land Rights in Literature and Society" (2009-2011)

Minor Research Projects (UGC funded)

Prof. Reji Varughese - Representation of crime in media

Prof. Dr. Mathew P Joseph - Eco-aesthetic concerns in the works of Khalil Gibran

Prof. M. J. Joseph - Exploring Eco-spirituality in Rabindranath Tagore's Githanjali

Minor Research Projects (UGC funded)

Prof. D. Mathew (Rtd) - 12 books

Prof. Fr. George Mathew - 5 books

Prof. Dr. Lata Marina Varghese - 2 books( Under Publication)