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Research

Summary of the Research Activities

 Total Number of Faculty members11
 Number of Faculty members with Ph.D.2
 Number of Faculty members pursing Ph.D.0
 Number of Faculty members with M.Phil. 9
 Number of International Journal Publications by Faculty 24
 Number of papers presented in National / International Conferences 30
 
Number of Faculty members who are members of National / International Scientific bodies
(ACM, IEEE, CSI, QCFI, etc.)

3


 
Areas of Research
  •  British 
  • Indian Writing In English
  •  Poetry


Titles of Theses of Faculty

Mrs. Esther Kirubavathy

Title of M.Phil Thesis: The Sanctity of Marriage in Tagore's Novels-Binodini and the Wreck

Dr. (Mrs.) Usha Sadasivan

Title of the Ph.D. Thesis: “Modules For Developing Effective Conversational Skills Among Tertiary Level Learners - An Experimental Study”

Mrs. S. Jayanthi

M.Phil. Thesis Title: "A Study of Mother Daughter Relationships in the Fiction of Toni Morrison."

Dr. (Mrs.) P. Priya

Ph.D. Thesis Title:  The Humanitarian Relationship in the select novels of Chester Himes

Mrs. V. Akiladevi

M.Phil Thesis Title: “'Maternity' -A Space for Women ,as seen in the novels of Sherley Anne Williams,Buchi Emechetta and Margaret Lawrence.

Ms. D. Muthulakshmi

M.Phil. Thesis Title: “ The Lyrical values of SarojiniNaidu in Indian writing in English.

Mrs. Shashikala Parthipan

M.Phil. Thesis Title: “The Communication Style of The New Indian Express.


Publications

Mrs. Esther Kirubavathy

  1. A Reader for Intermediate English Course ‘B’ Stream, Shilton & Greaton Publications 1998
  2. A Reader for Intermediate English Course ‘B’ Stream, Shilton & Greaton Publications 1998
  3. General English ‘B’ Stream , 1999, Loyola Publication
  4. General English ‘B’ Stream , 2000 Loyola Publication
  5. Edited and Compiled Annotated  Texts  for the Foundation Course General  English

Dr. (Mrs.) Usha Sadasivan

  1. Language skills for Undergraduates Emerald Publishers, Chennai (2005) (ISBN No. 81-7966-164-4)
  2. Panorama-a text book for college students   Emerald Publishers, Chennai , (2008)
  3. Kaleidoscope ‘ a textbook for college students , Emerald Publications .(ISBN No. 978-81-7966-317-2)
  4. Tribute to a tragic past and glimpses of a glorious future- a reflection on the works of Virginia Hamilton”  at the  International conference  on Defining the Ethos of the new Millennium- Literature from the United States and the Indian sub continent, at the Ethiraj College on 12 and 13 March , 2009. Paper published in the proceedings .
  5. ‘Cultural constraints and the language teacher’ at a national seminar on ‘Cultural Barriers in Communication’   conducted by the  Department of English, Kanyaka Parameswari College   for Women, Chennai, held on  4th  and 5th  February  2009. Paper published in the  conference  souvenir. 
  6. “ An Effective Teacher is an Excellent Communicator – and  Teacher Effectiveness is Directly Proportional to his/ her  Interpersonal Skills,” at a national seminar on English and Communication skills for Employability at the Anna University on 25th/26th March, 2009. Paper published in proceedings.
  7. ’Protest Writing – a Platform for being Heard and Heeded’ at the UGC sponsored National Seminar on  Protest As a Way of Life - An Analytical Study of Literatures in English in the Modern Socio-Cultural Contexts  conducted by  Department of English, National College- Tiruchirapalli on  3rd and 4th   September, 2009
  8. ‘Speaking skills for personal success and employment’ at the National seminar  on ‘Transformation,  Adaptation and Sustainability towards a better future’ conducted by the Patrician College of Arts and Science, Chennai  on 5th March , 2011  (ISBN: 978-81-88331-19-8 )
  9. ‘An analysis of the works of Mark Twain and R.K. Narayan’ at the National seminar on Comparative Literature – An Analysis of classical storytellers with an enduring appeal’ conducted by PKR Arts College for Women, Gobichettipalayam , Tamilnadu on 16th  September, 2009. 
  10. ’ Delineation of Women characters by Indian Women Writers- with specific focus on Lakshmi Kannan                  (Kaaveri)  at the UGC sponsored National seminar on ‘ Battling for their legitimate space: Interaction with contemporary  Indian writers  and critics’ conducted by the PG Department of English and Research Centre , Holy Cross College ( Autonomous) Nagercoil, Tamilnadu , on January 21 and 22, 2010.
  11. ‘Matching Teaching methods to suit Learning styles’ at the national seminar on ‘English for Empowerment’ conducted by the Vel Tech Dr.RR and Dr.SR, Technical  University , Tamilnadu, on 15th February, 2011.  (ISBN No.97881-898-43-465)
  12. ‘Teaching- a  Learning. Unlearning and Relearning Process’ at a national conference  on ‘Paradigm Shift in Education in the Present Scenario’ conducted by the Department of Education, Mother Theresa University, Kodaikanal, Tamilnadu on 19th and  20th February, 2011. 
  13. Dickens’ preoccupation with the mechanisms of the child’s mind. at the International Conference  on  the Contemporaneous Effect Of Charles Dickens And His Works on 30th August, 2012 held at the  Dr.M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute University, Maduravoyal, Chennai. (ISBN No. 978-81-910287-8-4)
  14. Treatment of  Law and Providential Justice in Bernard Shaw’s  plays at a National level seminar on Law and Justice in Western Drama ( UGC sponsored) held on 15th September 2012 at the Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. 
  15. Ban  Stereotypical Images of Women !!’ National seminar  on ‘Empowerment of Women’ conducted by Department of English, Nesamony College,Marthandam, Tamil Nadu on  11th September 2009, Paper published in the proceedings.
  16. "Keeping Pace with Technology is an Essential Teacher Requirement" , at the International Conference on Outcome Based Teaching and Learning of English held at Anna University, Chennai on March 1st and 2nd 2013. (ISBN No. 978-81-909269-4-2)
  17. "Exploring Pastoral Themes And Motifs In English Literature ", at the International Conference on Story concepts in Media in Tamil and English Literature held at Loyola College on  10th January 2014 by the PG Department of Media Arts.
  18. Contributed to I,II,III,VI Semester books brought up by the Department of English for the Under Graduate Foundation Course - General English (B.A.,B.Sc,B.com,BBM) 
          

Mrs. S. Jayanthi

  1. Relevance of Dickens’s writings to the Present Generation” published by Alagappa Govt.  Arts and Science College Karaikudi, ISBN NO;978-81-910738-4-3 
  2. “Higher Learning Communication Process’- was published in the Magazine brought out by The Department of Commerce, Management and Corporate Secretaryship, Patrician College of Arts & Science, Adyar, Chennai on 5th March 2011.  ISBN: 978-81-88331-19-8.
  3. “Buddhist Doctrines in Teaching -Learning Process’ was published on 2nd February 2011 in the souvenir brought out by Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Adhiparasakthi College of Arts & Science, Kalavai, Vellore. 
  4. Punya Bhoomi - A Quarterly of English Literature  and Language With a slant to Indian Ethos and Values published “Chekhovian Love of Identity in Anita Desai’s Journey to Ithaca” Volume 1 no 4Sep 2010 ISSN;0975-8623
  5. Paper titled “E-Learning & Virtual Learning through Wilfred Owen’s “Strange Meeting” was published in “The Journal of English Language Teaching of India” in the Aug- Sep ‘2007 issue. 
  6. Contributed to I,II,III,VI books brought by the Department of English, Meenakshi College for Women for the Under Graduate Foundation Course - General English (B.A.,B.sc., B.com., BBM) 
  7. "Keeping Pace with Technology is an Essential Teacher Requirement" , at the International Conference on Outcome Based Teaching and Learning of English held at Anna University, Chennai on March 1st and 2nd 2013. (ISBN No. 978-81-909269-4-2)
 

Dr. (Mrs.) P. Priya

    1. “Push and Pull factors: Chester Himes’ The Primitive at a National Conference held at the   Kanyaka Parameswari College for Women, Chennai on    February 5, 2009. Paper published in the proceedings.
    2. Universality Versus Particularism: an analysis on   Chester Himes, “The Third Generation”  at an    International Conference at the University of Madras held on  February 10 and 11, 2009. Paper published in the proceedings
    3. ‘ Marginality and Dual Status : A Study on,The   Pinktoes in the International Conference conducted by Ethiraj College for Women in Association with U.S. Consulate General – Chennai India on 12th and 13th March 2009. Paper published in the proceedings 
    4. Quest for wholeness in the select works of Rosa Guy” was presented  in the  State Level Seminar “Women in    Introspection as seen in Black American Writing”  conducted by the Vivekananda college of Arts and Sciences for women, Tiruchengode, TamilNadu,2009. Paper published in the proceedings. 
    5. Possibilities Vs Limitations  at Nesamony Memorial Christian College on Empowerment of Women, on11th Sep, 2009. Paper published in the proceedings
    6. Teaching New Strategies and Fresh Insights for Ethnic Studies in the State Level Seminar organized by Melmaruvathur Adiparasakthi College of Arts and Science,Vellore on  February,2011. Paper published in the proceedings 
    7. National Seminar On English and Communication Skills for Employability,5th March,2011. Paper published in the proceedings
    8. National Seminar on Teaching of General &Technical English,’The New Modes of Teaching African-American Novel:A Study on Chester Himes’Selective work,Anna University of Chennai,5th &6th Feb 2010. Paper published in the proceedings
    9. The Duo Role:The Practical Teacher.International Conference conducted by the English Teachers Asssociation of India (ELTAI) on 7th &9th August 2009.Paper published in the proceedings 
    10. National Level Seminar on Comparative  Literature conducted by P.K.R.Arts College for Women on September 16th ,2009. Paper published in the proceedings
    11. Synthesis, International Quarterly of English Literature &Language.Vol 3.No.1 Quest for Identity in  Chester Himes’s The Third Generation. March 2010.ISBN  904094-1-7
    12. The Humanitarian and the Child Psychologist – Dickens for all Times and for all Ages in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar conducted by Alagappa Government Arts College on 1st September 2012.  ISBN 978-81-910738-4-3
    13. Edited and Compiled Annotated Texts for the Foundation Course General English, Meenakshi College for Women, Chennai-600024.
    14.  "Look Ahead : Social Relevance in Literature and Media", A Story in the International Conference in Story Concepts for Media in Tamil and English Literature at Loyola College On 10th January 2014.
    15. "Keeping Pace with Technology is an Essential Teacher Requirement" , at the International Conference on Outcome Based Teaching and Learning of English held at Anna University, Chennai on March 1st and 2nd 2013. (ISBN No. 978-81-909269-4-2)

    Mrs. V. Akiladevi

    1. Published paper on “Radical  Humanism” at a National Seminar, Dr.M.G.R  Janaki  Womens’ College. ,   2007
    2. Contributed to the Textbook( General English) brought out by the  Department of English ,Meenakshi College for Women  
    3. Acting and Voice Modulation-an important aspect of Teaching,The Journal of English Teaching,Vol.52/4,July-Aug 2013,ISSN 0973-5208.