English Department


Dr Sruthi Nandan

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+91 9400772485





Edu. Qualifications

  • MA
  • B.Ed
  • MPhil
  • Ph.D

Areas of Interest/Specialisation

  • African-Caribbean Literature
  • Indian Literature
  • American Literature.

Courses/subject Taught

  • Indian Literature
  • African Literature
  • Post-Colonial literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Classes for common course [ENGLISH]
  • Core and Complimentary course for PG&UG Level programmes in English Language and Literature

Field of Research

  • Re-Dreaming The World: Fantasy And Reality In The Select Novels Of Ben Okri


  • 2 YEARS

Papers Published

  • Published an article on Magic Realism: Navigating Between The Worlds of Fantasy[Vol 21 ISSUE10,NOVEMBER2019,ISSN:0374-8588]
  • Published an article on Myth as an Oral Tradition and Technique: Re –inventing Oral Tradition in Ben Okri’s The Famished Road [Vol 68-ISSUE-3 Jan 2020,ISSN:0474-9030]
  • Published an article on The Influence of Orature and Socio Cultural Beliefs in Traditional African Society.[Vol 40 –ISSUE-50-MARCH2020,ISSN:2394-3114]

Papers Presented

  • Presented a paper on Feminine Psychological Perspectives of Anita Desai’s Select Novels in Three Day International Seminar on INDIAN LITERATURE, LANGUAGE AND MASS MEDIA.organised by the Department of Hindi, SN COLLEGE FOR WOMEN, KOLLAM, from 20, 21&22 January 2020.

Orientation Courses Attended

  • Participated Orientation Programme for Faculties in Universities/Colleges/Institutes of Higher Education organised by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi,[MHRD] from June04-July01 and obtained Grade ‘A+’


  • Participated on 3 Days International FDP on the topic ‘21st Century Teaching Skills’ organized by Annai Hajira Women’s College, Melapalayam, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India from 8th July – 10th July 2020.
  • Participated and successfully completed 7 days National Faculty Development Prrogramme on ‘Emerging Trends of Pedagogy in Language, Literature and social sciences’organised by MHRD Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching ,  Teaching Learning Centre Ramanujan College, University of Delhi and Shyama Prasad Mukherji College For Women , University of Delhi from July 13th to July 19th 2020
  • Participated and successfully completed the One Week Online Short Term Faculty Development Programme on ‘Implementation of Information and Communication Technology in Teaching’ which was delivered as MOOC with four Quadrants Organised by School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology in Collaboration with The Kerala State Higher Education Council from July 18th – 24th 2020
  • Participated and successfully completed the One Week Online Short Term Faculty Development Programme on ‘Pedagogical and E-Learning Tools for Teaching’ which was delivered as asynchronous mode as MOOC with Four Quadrants, organized by Sanatana Dharma College, Alappuzha in collaboration with The Kerala State Higher Education Council from August 04th – August 10th 2020
  • Participated and successfully completed the ‘One Week Online Short Term Faculty Development Programme’[Interdisciplinary] on ‘Towards a Digital Era of Teaching and Learning’ which was delivered as MOOC with Four quadrants, organize by UGC HRDC,UNIVERSITYOFKERALA,THIRUVANANTHAPURAM In collaboration with KSMDB College, Sasthamkotta  from Aug 12- Aug 18, 2020

Seminars/Conferences Attended

  • INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE  ATTENDED: 2019 :- Participated in the Two Day International Conference on Language, Literature and Linguistics organized by the Department of English, Malankara Catholic College, Mariagiri, Kanyakumari,TamilNadu,India in Collaboration with Lavender Literacy Club, Kanyakumari On 3rd &4th OCTOBER 2019 at Maria Rani Centre, Thiruvananthapuram,Kerala,India.
  • Participated in the Three Day National Seminar on Humour Traditions in Australia and Canada organized by the Centre for Australian Studies and Centre for Canadian Studies on 14th -16th November2019.
  • 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 on National Conference of BA English INFODIA, organized by FMNC    KOLLAM on 16th DECEMBER 2019.


  • Participated in International Interdisciplinary Webinar on New Horizons in ICT enabled Teaching Learning During Pandemic organized by Malabar Christian College, Calicut ,Department of English on 9/05/2020
  • Participated in National Level Webinar on Corona Pandemic and Indian Economy organized by PG& Research Department of Commerce &International Quality Assurance Cell on 22nd MAY2020 at SN COLLEGE, KOLLAM.
  • Participated on National Webinar on Research Methology jointly organized by SVD, Government Degree College [W],Nidadavole, West Godavari Dist, Andra Pradesh and Khandesh Chapter of English Language Teachers Association of India on 21st MAY,2020.
  • Participated in the Moodle Learning Management System Training organized at Sree Narayana College, Chengannur in January2020 semester, with course material provided by the spoken Tutorial Project, IIT Bombay, on MARCH20th  2020
  • Participated in the E-DARSHAN Webinar Lecture Series-2020 on Horizons of Virtual Teaching organized by Department of Commerce &IQAC on 26th MAY2020 at TKMM COLLEGE NANGIYARKULANGARA
  • Participated in the Covid 19- The Way Forward jointly organized by PG & Research Department of Zoology &Internal Quality Assurance Cell of SN COLLEGE KOLLAM on 29th May 2020.


  • Participated in Two Day International Webinar on ‘Fostering Academic Research and Writing Skills’ organised by Department of English, Sree Ayyappa College for Women,Chunkankadai,Nagercoil,TamilNadu on June12&13 2020.
  • Participated in the International Webinar ‘Developing Core Skills in Classroom’ organised by IQAC and the Alumni Association of the Department of English and Research on 20th June 2020.
  • Participated on International Webinar on Recontextualizing Gender organised by the PG and Research Department of English Mar Ivanious College, Thiruvananthapuram, India held from July1 toJuly3 2020.
  • Participated on One Day International Webinar GRF 2020 International Disability Bill Webinar Series ‘Brainstorming session on Right to Information for Persons with Disabilities: An insight into the Indian RTI legislations on the 22nd July2020.
  • Participated in International Webinar Series CROSSROADS on Ethnoliterature and the Environment:North East Indian and South East Asian Literatures in Context organized by the PG Department of English, Sree Narayana College for Women, Kollam , Kerala on 3oth July 2020.
  • Participated on International Webinar on Post Covid Global Education: Challenges and Opportunities organised by IQAC Cinnamara College, Jorhat-8, Assam, India on 17th August 2020
  • Participated in the International Webinar on ‘Environmental Theatre and Language Teaching’ organised by the Department of English [Aided], Madras Christian College, Chennai, India during 24th,25th and 26th August 2020

Workshops/Trainings Attended

  • 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.

Academic Responsibilities Undertaken

  • Taken charge as Presiding Officer for election duty conducted on April 24th 2019.
  • Taken class tutorship charge for Journalism [2017 Admissions] 2019-2020.
  • Valuation of Answer Scripts and Invigilation Duties.
  • Taken charge as Examiner for Project Valuation and Conduct of Viva-voce examination for the Sixth semester BA English held in May 3rd 2019at NSS Arts &Science College, Perayam, Mulavana.P.O. Kundara.

Duties Performed at College

  • Member of Health Education Club 2019-2020
  • Member of Literary Club 2019-2020
  • Member of Legal Literacy Cell  2019-2020

English Department