English Department


Chinnu Chandran

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+91 9496417220


  • Assistant professor


  • English

Edu. Qualifications

  • M.A.
  • B.Ed
  • NET
  • SET

Areas of Interest/Specialisation

  • Life Writing, Gender Studies

Courses/subject Taught

  • B.A.English Language and Literature
  • M.A.English Language and Literature

Field of Research

  • Life Writing


  • 8 YEARS

Extension Activities

  • Member of various clubs and committees of the institution

Papers Published

  • “Signification of Dream and dream Telling in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s ‘Queen of Dreams’, New Man International Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies )ISSN: 2348-1390, Vol.1, issue 7 July 2014 (page number- 27-35)
  • “Theme of Insecurity in ChitraDivakaruni Banerjee’ Diasporic  NovelQueen of Dreams”, Research Lines (Peer Reviewed Interdisciplinary Research Journal) ISSN 0975-8941 Vol. VIII No. 1&2 June and December 2015 Page number 1-5.
  • “Resurrecting the Medusa: A Critical Analysis of Helene Cixous” , Research Scholar Vol.7 No.2 June 2017 (Peer Refereed Quarterly Inter Disciplinary Research Journal) ISSN 2249- 6696, Page number 5-8.

Publication based on Seminar proceeding

  • “Feminist Traits in Carol Ann Duffy’s poems- Pygmalion’s Bride and Eurydice”, Proceedings of the UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Negotiating Marginalities: Gender, Class and Race in Women’s Writing”, January 28th and 29th, 2016. Page number 171-174. ISBN 978-93-82952-04-6
  • “The Premises of Indian Diasporic literature”, proceedings of the Third International Seminar of SVASH 2016, Vol-I Languages, ISBN 978-81-928007-45, Page number 186-188.

Papers Presented

  • Attended and presented a paper on “Exploring the Ostrcized: An Analysis of Om PrakashValmiki’s Selected Poems in the UGC sponsored national Seminar on “Alienation and Self Assertion in Dalit Literature organized by the Department of English, S.N. College for Women on 25-26 Feb- 2014
  • Attended and presented paper on “The Wounded Psyche: A problematic Representation of the Expatriate Subalterns in Shyamaprasad’s Movie English, in the Ugc sponsored national Seminar on Representations of Subalternity in Cinema on 28-29 August 2014 by PG Department of English, S.NCollege, Chempazhanti
  • Participated and presented a paper on “ UnravellingMadiba: A Probe into Mandela’s Autobiography : Long Walk to Freedom” at the UGC sponsored National seminar on Technologies of Self” organized by Department of English , All Saints’ College on 9-10 October 2014
  • Attended and presented paper on “Empowerment and gender Role in K.R. Meera’sHangwoman,  in the UGC sponsored National Seminar organized by Department of English  MMNSS College, Kottiyam on 12-13-February 2015 on “Responses to Changing World”
  • Attended and presented paper “Feminist Traits in Carol Ann Duffy’s poems” in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Negotiating marginalities organized by PG and Research Department of English , Marthoma College, Thiruvalla.28-29 Jan 2016
  • Presented paper on “The Premises of Indian Diasporic Literature in the Third international Seminar conducted by SVASH on 13 August 2016
  • Attended and presented a paper “The Growing Voice of Ecofeminism” in the National seminar of protection of Western Ghats sponsored by UGC, Bengaluru in association with the Association of Political Scientists on 27-28 October 2016.
  • Attended and presented a paper on “Mathematisation and Teaching Strategies Throgh Art and Literature in the National Seminar on “Reaching the Unreached Through Science and Technology(RURTST-2018) at S.N.College, Kollam , 12-14 Feb. 2018
  • Presented paper on “literature Film. And the World of Adaptation in the National seminar on Film and Literature organized by AlphonsaColege, in association with Kerala Chalachitra Academy, TVPM from 18-20 July 2018.
  • Attended and presented a paper on “The Cries of Hunger : A Critical Analysis of the Starvation Poems” in the National Seminar on The Politics of Food held on 21 st Feb 2018, St. Teresa’s College .
  • Attended and presented paper on “Climate Change in literary Studies” in the international conference on Recent Trends in Teaching and Learning organized by IQAC, mannaniya College of Arts and Science on 6 and 7 March 2019.

Orientation Courses Attended

  • Orientation – UGC –HRDC University of Kerala from 22-11-2017 to 19-12-2017

Refresher Courses Attended

  • Refresher- UGC –HRDC University of Kerala from 1-7-2015 to 21-7-2015

Seminars/Conferences Attended

  • Seminar on Literary Theory organized by the School of Distance Education, university of Kerala &PG Department of English, S.NCollege, Kollam on 26 July 2018
  • Participated in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Paradigm Shifts in Humanities:From literature to Cultural Studies organized by the PG Department of English in collaboration with Centre for Cultural Studies, University of Kerala on 30 September and 1 st October 2015
  • Participated in the second International Seminar conducted by SVASH on 22 May 2015

Workshops/Trainings Attended

  • Faculty Training programme for Young Teachers organized by the Kerala State Higher Education Council on 25-27 November 2014
  • One Day Capacity Building Cluster Worshop for the members of SSP conducted on 21-1-2017 at PunalurS.N.College, sponsored by the Department of Higher Education ,Government of Kerala.
  • Workshop on “Research Methodology, Writing Practices, Language and Soft Skills”organized by the Department of Chemistry in association with  Kerala State Council for Science , (KSCSTE) on 27-28 March 2017
  • Workshop on “Career Advancement Scheme for College teachers Under UGC Regulations” organized by IQAC, S.N.College, Kollam on 17-4-2017
  • Participated in Workshop on Plagiarism organized by Department of Library (DLIS) and the Alumni Association of Department of LIS (AADLIS) of the University of kerala on 20th January 2018
  • Cluster Workshop for internal mentors of Scholar Support Programme 2018-19 under the NEW INITIATIVE , GOVT OF KERALA on 17-12-2018
  • Two day programme on Soft Skills held on 17 th and 18th September 2018 at S.N.College, Kollam
  • Three Day workshop on MOOCS, E-Content Development and Open Educational resources, UGC –HRDC , University of Kerala from 19-3-2019 to 21-3-2019
  • Workshop on Revised syllabus for Language Course for Degree – English I & II (2019 Admission onwards) organized by Board of Studies in English (pass) , University of Kerala and PG &Research Department of English, S.N.College, Kollam on 1st August 2019

Short Term Course

  • Short Term Course for Soft Skills Development  conducted by UGC –HRDC from 7-2-2020 to 13-2-2020
  • Short Term Course on Value Based Education from 24 September 2020 to 30 September 2020 organized by UGC –HRDC ,Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

Academic Responsibilities Undertaken

  • Tutor 2014-2020 for UG, internal mentor of  SSP and Remedial Coaching, Conducted viva –voce at various colleges, Lady Manager for study tour, conducted seminars, Group discuusion and Open tests

Duties Performed at College

  • Institute Nodal Officer for NSP Scholarships
  • member in Magazine Editorial Board, IQAC, Tutorial committee, Palliative care Unit, Nature Club, Calendar Revision Committee, Performing Arts Club, Media Club, Career Guidance and Counselling Centre

English Department