Mathematics Department

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Aswathy Chandra Bhanu

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+91 9961625216

Designation

  • Assistant Professor

Department

  • English

Edu. Qualifications

  • M A
  • NET

Areas of Interest/Specialisation

  • Cultural Studies
  • Film Studies
  • American Literature

Courses/subject Taught

  • UG and PG courses

Field of Research

  • Film Studies
  • Cultural studies

Experience

  • 11 years 7 months

Papers Published

  • Published a paper on “Chronicle of an Outcaste: An Analysis of Om Prakash Valmiki’s autobiography Joothan, A Dalit’s Life” in Journal of Literature and Aesthetics Vol. 11 (Jan-Dec 2011). pg. 100-105. 
  • Published a paper on“Floating Lives: Diasporic Crosscurrents in Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Namesake” in Pursuits Vol. X.(pg. 55-61)

Papers Presented

  • Presented a paper on ‘Metaphors of Displacement and Diasporic Crisis in Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Namesake’ at the UGC sponsored National Seminar on Diasporic Discourses in Modern Indo-Anglian Fiction organized at TKMM College, Nangiarkulangara on 22 & 23 August 2011. 
  • Presented a paper on “Mapping a Territory: The Fictional Construction of Iran in Persepolis” at the One-day International Seminar on Cultural Criticism: Changing Perspectives organized by Kerala State Institute of Languages & Asan Memorial Association at Asan Research Guidance Centre, Kaikara on May 6, 2012. 
  • Presented a paper on “The Transformation of Rejection into Resistance: Reading of Anna Bhau Sathe’s Selected Short Stories” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Alienation and Self-Assertion in the Politics of Dalit Literature organized at S N College for Women, Kollam on 25 & 26 February 2014 
  • Presented a paper on ‘They Call You a Negro; They Call Me a Dalit. A Comparative Reading of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man and Valmiki’s Joothan’ at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Moving the Centre: Black and Dalit Literatures organized at TKM College of Arts & Science, Kollam on 17 & 18 February 2014. 
  • Presented a paper on ‘On the Couch with Desire and Death: The Politics of Eroticism in Marquez’ Memories of My Melancholy Whores at the International Seminar organized by Swami Vivekananda Association of Science and Humanities (SVASH) at the Vivekananda Cultural Institute, Thiruvananthapuram on 26 April 2014. 
  • Presented a paper on “Muted Cries Silencing the Deafening Scream: Representing Subalternity in Vasanthabalan’s Angadi Theruvu” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Representations of Subalternity in Cinema: Issues and Challenges in a Globalized India organized by S N College Chempazhanthy on 28 & 29 August 2014. 
  • Presented a paper on ‘The Subaltern Speaks: A Postcolonial Reading of Om Prakash Valmiki’s Joothan, A Dalit’s Life’ at the National Seminar on Post Colonial Perspectives in Indian English Literature organized by the Dept of English, Sree Neelakanda Sanskrit Govt. College Pattambi, Palakkad on 16 & 17 December 2014. 
  • Presented a paper on “Evoking the Nation’s Identity through its Culinary Tradition: A Reading of Chitrita Banerjee’s Food Travelogue Eating India” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar at Fatima Mata National College (Autonomous) Kollam organized by the Postgraduate Dept of English on 15 and 16 October 2015. 
  • Presented a paper on “Constructing the Marginal Self since Childhood: A Study of Selected Dalit Autobiographies” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Dalit Liberation Movement in Modern Kerala organized by the Dept of History, S N College for Women Kollam on 27 & 28 January 2016. 

Seminars/Conferences Attended

  • Attended a Webinar on “Criminal Justice and Social Work: Scope and Challenges” organized by the Department of Criminology and Police Studies, Sardar Patel University of Police, Security and Criminal Justice, Jodhpur on 04 June 2020. 
  • Attended an International webinar on “Handling Miscommunications in Presentations and Public Speaking” by Vicki A. Hale organised by the Department of English, St. Mary’s College, Thrissur on 4th June, 2020. 
  • Attended an International webinar entitled “Theatre Today: Issues and Challenges” organised by the Department of English, Shri Narain P.G College (K. K. C), an associate college of University of Lucknow on 7th June, 2020. 
  • Attended a Webinar on “Language Skills through LSRW” organised by the Department of English, Sengamala Thayyar Educational Trust Women’s College, Mannargudi on 12 June, 2020. 
  • Attended the National Webinar on “Modernism in Indian English Literature” organised by the Department of English, Kamrup College, Chamata on 14 June, 2020. 
  • Attended an International Multidisciplinary Webinar Series-CONVERGENCE 2020 entitled “Teaching/Learning Online: The Way Ahead” organized by the IQAC and the Department of English, S.E.S. College, Sreekandapuram, Kannur, on 7th June, 2020. 
  • Attended an International Webinar on “Journalism and Social Justice” organized by Dr. MGR-Janaki College of Arts and Science for Women, Chennai- 600028 on 8 June 2020. 
  • Attended an International webinar entitled “Transition to Online Learning : Ways Ahead” organized by Jagannath Institute of Education, JEMTEC, Greater Noida, affiliated to GGSIPY, New Delhi on 8th June, 2020. 
  • Attended a Webinar on “From Local to Global: Ideas for a Better Future” organised by IQAC, K. C. Das Commerce College on 13th June 2020. 
  • Attended a National Webinar on “Philosophical Reflections on Covid-19” organised by the Department of Philosophy, Agurchand Manmull Jain College, Meenambakkam, Chennai on 15 June, 2020. 
  • Attended a Webinar on “Discourse on Post Theory” organised by the Department of English, MES College Marampally, Aluva on 10 June, 2020. 
  • Attended a Webinar organised by the St. Dominic’s College Library, Kanjirapally on 25 June, 2020. 
  • Attended a Webinar on T D Ramakrishnan organised by College Library and the Department of Malayalam, Cochin College Kochi on 26 June, 2020. 
  • Attended a Two-Day State Level Webinar on “Novel and Theatre: Convergences and Divergences” organized by the Department of English, Kamaraj College(SF), Thoothukudi on 29 and 30 June 2020. 
  • Attended a National Webinar on “Cinema in Transition: Platform, Content, Process” presented by Gautham Menon (Film Director, screenwriter, producer and actor) and organised by the Department of Visual Communication and Performing Arts, Centre for Media Studies, Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous on 1 July, 2020. 
  • Attended a National Webinar on “Film Reporting: Looking Beyond the Glamour” presented by Sangeetha Devi, Senior Assistant Editor/Special Correspondent, The Hindu and organised by the Department of Journalism, Centre for Media Studies, Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous on 2 July, 2020. 
  • Attended a Webinar on “Between Bios and Technos: Pandemic and the Remaking of Human Agency in the New World Order” organized by the PG and Research Department of English, Farook College (Autonomous), Kozhikode, on 4 July 2020.
  • Attended a Three-Day ‘Faculty Training Programme for Young Teachers’ Organized by The Kerala State Higher Education Council, Thiruvananthapuram from 25-27 November 2014. 
  • Attended a National Seminar on Food jointly organized by the Govt. of Kerala and the Dept of English, KNM Govt. Arts & Science College, Kanjiramkulam, Trivandrum organized by KNM Govt. Arts & Science College, Kanjiramkulam, Trivandrum on 15 & 16 December, 2015 
  • Attended PG BOS Syllabus Revision Workshop Committee, Institute of English, University of Kerala (June 2016) 
  • Attended a worshop on “Revised Syllabus for Language Courses for Degree – English I & II, jointly organized by the Board of Studies, University of Kerala and the PG and Research Department of English, Sree Narayana College Kollam on 1st August 2019. 
  • Attended the curtain Raiser Lecture by Prof. Dipesh Chakrabarthy, University of Chicago, entitled “Between Globalization and Global Warming: The Changing Fault Lines of Human History” organized as part of the Fifth Annual Session of the Kerala History Congress hosted by the School of Gandhian Thought and Development Studies at M G University, Kottayam on 3rd November, 2019. 
  • Participated in a National Seminar on “Challenges and Changes in AQAR & SSR Preparation” organized by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Sree Narayana College for Women, Kollam, on 19th& 20th December 2019. 
  • Participated in the One day Online Workshop on “Role of Digital Libraries in Academic Research” organized by the Central Library, Davangere University, Davangere on 30 May 2020.

Orientation Courses Attended

  • Attended Orientation Course organized by Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram from 23.04.2013 to 20.05.2013.

Refresher Courses Attended

  • Attended Refresher Course organized by Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram from 01.08.2014 to21.08.2014.
  • Attended Refresher Course organized by UGC-HRDC, University of Madras from 28.10.2020 to 10.11.2020.
  • Attended Refresher Course organized by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi from 11.2021 to 22.11.2021.

Seminars/Workshops/Training Organized

  • Organized One day Soft Skills Training Workshop for Final Year students during the academic year 2011-12 at S N College Punalur.
  • Organizing Committee member of Workshop on Familiarizing New Trends in Audio Visual Communications at S N College Punalur. 
  • Organizing Committee member, One day Orientation Programme for First year Degree students at S N College Punalur. 
  • Organized Shakespearean Drama Fest organized by Dept of English at S N College Punalur.
  • Coordintor, Interdepartmental Cultural Fest – PEGASUS.
  • Question Paper Setter, Board of Question Paper Setters of BA Degree Examinations, and School of Distant Education, Kannur University. 
  • Question Paper Setter, Fatima Mata National College (Autonomous), Kollam – UG & PG 
  • Question Paper setter, Kerala Public Service Commission 2018 
  • Organized a programme “Vayanakoottam”- collaborative venture of Literary Club and Grandhapura Samskarika Samiti on 29 January 2016.
  • Organizing Committee member, 3D Film Fest Served as Presiding Officer at the Kerala Panchayat Election held on 2.11.2015. 
  • Organized an Essay Writing Competition on “Impact of Drug Abuse on Women” under the auspices of Anti Narcotics Club and Literary Club 
  • Organizing Committee Member, PANLORE Seminar Series organized by the IQAC, Sree Narayana College for Women Kollam. 
  • Coordinator, Staging a Painting Contest at SN college for Women Kollam
  • Organizing committee member, Talk Series organized by the PG Department of English, Sree Narayana College for Women Kollam

Seminars/Workshops/Training Attended

  • Attended a Three-Day ‘Faculty Training Programme for Young Teachers’ Organized by The Kerala State Higher Education Council, Thiruvananthapuram from 25-27 November 2014. 
  • Attended a National Seminar on Food jointly organized by the Govt. of Kerala and the Dept of English, KNM Govt. Arts & Science College, Kanjiramkulam, Trivandrum organized by KNM Govt. Arts & Science College, Kanjiramkulam, Trivandrum on 15 & 16 December, 2015 
  • Attended PG BOS Syllabus Revision Workshop Committee, Institute of English, University of Kerala (June 2016) 
  • Attended a worshop on “Revised Syllabus for Language Courses for Degree – English I & II, jointly organized by the Board of Studies, University of Kerala and the PG and Research Department of English, Sree Narayana College Kollam on 1st August 2019. 
  • Attended the curtain Raiser Lecture by Prof. Dipesh Chakrabarthy, University of Chicago, entitled “Between Globalization and Global Warming: The Changing Fault Lines of Human History” organized as part of the Fifth Annual Session of the Kerala History Congress hosted by the School of Gandhian Thought and Development Studies at M G University, Kottayam on 3rd November, 2019. 
  • Participated in a National Seminar on “Challenges and Changes in AQAR & SSR Preparation” organized by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Sree Narayana College for Women, Kollam, on 19th& 20th December 2019. 
  • Participated in the One day Online Workshop on “Role of Digital Libraries in Academic Research” organized by the Central Library, Davangere University, Davangere on 30 May 2020.

Academic Responsibilities Undertaken

  • Examination duties (University and Internals)
  • Valuation duties (University and Internal examination)
  • Project Guidance (PG & UG Courses)
  • Invigilation (University and College level Internal Examination)
  • Assignment evaluation (PG & UG)
  • Question paper setting(PG & UG)

Duties performed at College

  • IQAC Member (2014-15, 2018-22) at S N College for Women Kollam 
  • College Website Admin since 2014 at S N College for Women Kollam 
  • Course Coordinator of Audio Visual Communications (Add-on course) at S N College Punalur 
  • Co-convenor of UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Dalit Literature at S N College for Women Kollam 
  • Coordinator, Literary and Book Club at S N College for Women Kollam 
  • Internal Mentor, Scholar Support Programme 
  • Mentor, UG and PG batches 
  • Teacher-in-charge of Language Lab at SN College Punalur 
  • Coordinator, Department Level Monitoring Committee (DLMC) at S N College Punalur 
  • Chief Editor, Multidisciplinary Research Journal – Jnanabhoomika, released by college 
  • Associate Editor, Samyuktha – College Newsletter 
  • Department Faculty Advisor of UG and PG programmes at S N College for Women Kollam
  • Stage Manager, University Youth Festival 2015 
  • College Union Arts Club Advisor at S N College Punalur 
  • Coordinator, Film Club at S N College Punalur 
  • Faculty member, Media Club at S N College Punalur 
  • Faculty member, Theatre Club at S N College Punalur 
  • Coordinator, Literary and Book Club at S N College for Women Kollam

Mathematics Department