English Department

OUR DEPARTMENTS

Dr. Priyanka M C

Designation

  • Asst. Prof.

Department

  • English

Edu. Qualifications

  • M.A.
  • B.Ed
  • Ph.D

Areas of Interest/Specialisation

  • Gender Studies
  • Poetry
  • Drama
  • Fiction

Courses/subject Taught

  • Language Skills
  • American Literature
  • Sexuality
  • Modernism

Field of Research

  • Gender Studies

Experience

  • 2 years

Papers Published

  • “Humour in Context: Exploring the Culture Code in Superwog.” Humour Traditions in Australia and Canada. Emerald Publishers, 2020. 152-63.
  • Journal of Literature and Aesthetics: An International Peer- Reviewed Journal Volume 19, Number 2 July- Dec. 2019 ISSN 2278-523X “Celestial Bodies” (147- 50)
  • Journal of the Gujarat Research Society “Cosmetic Conundrums: In Search of a New Identity.” Vol. 21 No. 10 (2019) https://gujaratresearchsociety.in/index.php/JGRS/issue/view/31 (Nov.)
  • Literary Findings: International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research UGC Recognized Journal UGC No: 42329/ IMPACT FACTOR: 4.118 ISSN 2278-2311 “Semiotics of Dress: Female Cross- Dressing in Select Malayalam Films” 90-93 (Dec.2018)
  • Journal of Literature& Aesthetics July- Dec 2018 Vol 18, Number 2 ISSN 2278-523X “Poems that Mark Our Times” p.192
  • Scholarly Research Journal for Humanity, Science and English Language April- June, 2018 Vol.5/16E-ISSN – 2349-9664 (UGC Approved Sr. No. 48612) “Rhetoric of Dress: Intergenerational Discrepancies in Qaisra Shahraz’s short story A Pair of Jeans” (133-137)
  • IJELLH International Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities ISSN- 2321-7065. Impact Factor: 5.7 Vol6, Issue5 May 2018 “Decoding 9/11: Politics of the Veil in Afghanistan” 880-886.
  • Indian Journal of Postcolonial Literatures ISSN 0974-7370 Dec 2017. “Poetics of the Marginalized: A Reading of Phill Moncrieff’s Poem: My Mother the Land” 21-28.
  • LITTCRIT:  An Indian Response to Literature.Issue 74. Volume 38. Number 2. December 2012. “Interplay of Masculinities in Lal Jose’s Chandpottu.” 49-56.
  • Journal of Literature and Aesthetics: An International Peer- Reviewed Journal Volume10, Numbers 1&2 Jan-Dec. 2010. “Distant Voices and the Ties that Bind: Intergenerational Transfer of Female Identity in Roma Tearne’s Bone China .” 138-43.

Papers Presented

  • Presented the paper: “Literature in times of Pandemic: Emerging Trends” in the Al Haj P.K. Kunju Sahib Memorial International Webinar Series 2020 organized by the PG Dept. of English, MSM    College, Kayamkulam in collaboration with the Kerala State Higher Education Council on Sept. 27 and 28, 2020.
  • Presented the paper:“Humour in Context: Exploring the Culture Code in Superwog.” in the Three- Day National Seminar on Humour Traditions in Australia and Canada 14-16th November 2019.
  • Presented the paper: “Trajectories of Queering: Exploring the Gay World in Madhav Gawankar’s short story The Jungle”in the Two Day International Conference on Language, Literature and Linguistics 3-4 October 2019 conducted by Dept. of English, Malankara Catholic College, Kanyakumari in Collaboration with Lavender Literary Club.
  • Presented the paper: “Semiotics of Dress: Female Cross- Dressing in Select Malayalam Films” in the Fourth International Seminar of SVASH 2018 on 22nd December 2018.
  • Presented the paper: Sculpting the Beach Body: In Search of a New Identity” at the three- day International Colloquium on Literature, Theory and the History of Ideas held at M.S. M College, Kayamkulam on 3,4 and 5 October 2018.
  • Presented the paper: “Voices from the Periphery: A Critical Study of Oodgeroo Noonuccal’s poem “We are Going.” in the National Seminar on Re- Negotiating the Land: Australia and India from 25-27 October 2017.
  • “Perspectives on Multicultural Australia” in the National Seminar on Multiculturalism in Australia from 27-28 October 2016.
  • Presented the paper: “The Politics of Feminism among Aboriginal Women in Australia.” in the National Seminar on Understanding Aboriginal Australia from 8-9 Jan 2015.
  • “Doubtful sex as culpable offence in Shoaib Mansoor’s film Bol”in the UGC Sponsored National Workshop on Film Theory and Appreciation: The Dynamics of Popular Cinema held at UC college, Alwaye on March 15th and 16th 2012.
  • “Fashioning the Shahazadi Ibadat: Re- defining Female Sexuality in Qaisra Shahraz’s Fated to Love” in the National Seminar held at Mar Thoma College, Thiruvalla on 16th &17th of January, 2012.

Orientation Courses Attended

  • Completed 4-Week Induction/Orientation Programme for Faculty in
    • Universities/Colleges/Institutes of Higher Education June 04 – July 01, 2020sponsored by Ministry of Human Resource Development Pandit Madan MohanMalaviya National Mission on Teachers and Training. (Ramanuja College Universityof Delhi).

Refresher Courses Attended

  • Completed Refresher Course – Women’s Studies from 3 September to18 September 2020 organized by UGC HumanResource Development Centre,Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.

Seminars/Conferences Attended

  • Participated in the National Seminar on Politics of Parochialism organized by The Post Graduate Department of English, Christ Nagar College, Maranalloor, Thiruvananthapuram on 18.09.2019.
  • Participated in the National Webinar on Understanding Cinema: Intersectionsin Indian Horror Films organized by the Literary Club St. Xavier’s College forWomen, Aluva on May 18, 2020.
  • Participated in the International Webinar on Impact of COVID 19 on ReturnMigration & Foreign Remittance in India with Reference to Kerala EconomyOrganized by Little Flower College, Guruvayoor on 20 May 2020.
  • Participated in National Webinar on Research Methodology jointly organized by SVD. Government Degree College(W), Nidadavole, West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh and Khandesh Chapter of English Language Teachers’ Association of India on 21st May, 2020.
  • Participated in “Unleash Your English Grammar Potential” – A State Level E-Quizprogramme organized by The Department of English, St. Peter’s College ofEngineering and Technology, Avadi, Chennai – 54 on May 23 2020.
  • Participated in The Role of Humanities in the Context of Pandemic” conducted on 25-05-2020 organised by IQAC in association with Department of English Fathima Mata National College, Kollam.
  • Participated in VESTIGO-20, International Webinar Series on Post-Covid World,organized by Mary Matha Arts and Science College, Mananthavady, Kerala, India,from May 27 to June 1, 2020.
  • Participated in the Online Workshop on Techniques in Poetry Writing organized by the Post Graduate Department of English Language and Literature, Christ Nagar College, Maranalloor, Trivandrum on 29 May, 2020.
  • Participated in the International Webinar on HandlingMiscommunications inPresentations and Public speaking June 42020 organized by St. Mary’s College,Thrissur.
  • Participated in the International Multidisciplinary Webinar -CONVERGENCE-2020 organized by the IQAC and Dept. Of English S.E.S. College, Sreekandapuram,Kannur Teaching/Learning Online: The Way Ahead on 7-6-2020.
  • Participated in the three-day National Level Webinar on “English Poetry, OurEducator” from June 10 to 12, 2020. St. Philomena’s College, Mysuru.
  • Taken part in the International Webinar on Constructive Journalism on 16 June2020, organised by the Department of MediaStudies, in association with IQAC,Christ Nagar College.Maranalloor, Trivandrum.
  • Participated in the National Webinar on ReadingDay“PUSTHAKA PRANAYAKADHAKAL” jointly organized by Post Graduate Department of English &Department of Mass Communication, MES Asmabi College, P.Vemballur on 19thJune 2020.
  • Participated in the Webinar on “Literature in Journalism” Guru Nanak College(Autonomous), Velachery, Chennai on 24.6.2020.
  • Participated in the International Webinar on Recontextualizing Gender organizedby the Post Graduate and Research Department of English, Mar Ivanios College,Trivandrum, India, held from July 1 to July 3, 2020.
  • Participated in the National Webinar organized by Department of English, KPRCollege of Arts Science and Research, Coimbatore on “RECENT TRENDS INLANGUAGE AND LITERATURE” held from 13th July to 17th July, 2020.
  • Participated in the One-Day International Webinar GRF 2020 InternationalDisability Bill Webinar Series on “Brainstorming Session on Right to Information forPersons with Disabilities: AnInsight into the Indian RTI Legislations” on the 22nd July 2020.
  • Participated in the National Webinar: Career Prospects and Possibilities inIndian Information Service organized by the Dept. of English and IQAC, SreeNarayana College, Sivagiri, Varkala on July 23rd 2020.
  • Participated in the National Webinar on DISQUISITION ON SURVIVALLITERATURE organized by Ansar Women’s College, Perumpilavu, Thrissur on24th July 2020.
  • Participated in the National Webinar on The Emergence of theEmbedded Selfin Disability Narratives in the Webinar Series onDisabled Bodies and EmbeddedSelforganized by the Department of English, St Berchmans College,Changanacherry on 28th July 2020.
  • Participated in the National Seminar on Politics of Parochialism organized by ThePost Graduate Department of English, Christ Nagar College, Maranalloor,Thiruvananthapuram on 18.09.2019.
  • Participated in The International Webinar on “Health Issues of UnderprivilegedWomen” organized by IQAC of Haldia Govt. College in collaboration with RUBISociety and Research Society, Howrah on 18 -19 September 2020.
  • Participated in the Lecture: Beneath the Big Top: Controversial Dimensions ofCircus Stories by Prof. Kimberley Reynolds, organized by the Dept. of English, St.Berchman’s College, Changanassery, on 21st September, 2020 (International WebinarSeries).
  • Participated in the Lilly Titus Memorial Webinar on Poking the Pandemic –Global Responses to COVID-19- 19 in Cartoons jointly organized by the PG Dept. ofEnglish and IQAC, Christian College, Chengannur on 28th Sept, 2020.
  • Participated in the Ambedkar Reading Circle Webinar on Dalit Feminismorganized by the Ambedkar Reading Circle, Dept. of History, UC College, Aluva on3rd October, 2020.
  • Participated in The National Webinar on Aspects of Chomsky’s TransformationalNetwork organized by the Dept. of English and IQAC of Govt. College, Attingal on21st October, 2020.
  • Participated in The International Webinar Series on Digital Narratives organizedby the Research and Post Graduate Department of English in association with IQAC,Sree Sankara College, Kalady, Ernakulam District on 28th November, 2020 and 3rd December, 2020.
  • Participated in The International Webinar Series on “Reading Cricket”, organizedby the Dept. of English and the IQAC, St. John’s College, Anchal, Kerala, on 28-11-2020, 1-12-2020, 3-12-2020 and 15-12-2020.
  • Participated in The International Webinar on Body Aesthetics in Popular Culture;Role of Beauty Pageants organized by the PG Dept. of English, LISSAH on 16 Dec,2020.

Workshops/Trainings Attended

  • Attended an Online Workshop on Techniques in Poetry Writing organized by the Post Graduate Dept. of Christ Nagar College, Maranalloor, Trivandrum on 29 May 2020.
  • Attended Spring Up! An International 7 Day E- Learning Workshop (May 15, 2020 to May 21, 2020) organized byDepartment of English and Cultural Studies, PanjabUniversity, Chandigarh
  • Attended Five Day Faculty Development Programme on “Reconfiguring the Mind: Post COVID Consciousness” organized by IQAC, Jyoti Nivas College Autonomous from 23rd to 27th June 2020.
  • Attended a Workshop on Revised Syllabus for language courses for Degree English I&II 2019 Admissions onwards} jointly organized by the Board of Studies in English {PASS}University of Kerala and PG &Research Department of English, SN College, Kollam on 1st August 2019 at SNC Kollam.
  • Completed 2- Week FDP on “Managing Online Classes and Co- Creating MOOCS 3.0” FROM July 25 – August 10,2020 under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resource Development Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Training. (Ramanuja College University of Delhi).
  • Completed One Week Online Short- Term FDP on “ICT Tools for Teaching Learning Process- Post Pandemic Educational Strategies” organized by Sree Narayana College, Kollam in collaboration with Kerala State Higher Education Council from August 17-23, 2020.
  • Completed 7 Days Short Term Programme on “Human Rights” from October 3, 2020 to October 9, 2020 organized by IQAC and IIC of Sree Ayyappa College for Women, Chunkankadai in collaboration with UGC- Human Resource Development Centre, Kannur University, Kerala.

Academic Responsibilities Undertaken

  • Tutor of Journalism and Mass Communication (2019-22),Valuation of answer scripts and Invigilation duties.

Duties Performed at College

  • Human Rights Awareness Forum Member (2019-20)
  • Member of Social Service / Extension activities (2019-20)
  • Member of Social Service / Extension activities (2020-21)
  • Remedial Teaching Committee Member (2020-21)
  • Scholarship Officer (2020-21)

English Department