Ms. Athira S Kumar

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Ms Athira S Kumar

Designation: Lecturer

Qualification: Ph. D. (Pursuing), M.A., B.Ed., SET, PGDWGS

athira.sk@saintgits.org

Ms Athira secured her Master’s Degree in English Language and Literature from the School of Letters, MG University. She is pursuing Ph. D. from VELS University in Chennai. She has more than 5 years of teaching experience and has published research papers in various Journals. She acts as a resource person in Soft skills and trains students for Business English Certificate(BEC) course offered by Cambridge English. She serves as Interlocutor for OET exam conducted by Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessments. She has secured the best paper publication award from the college during the year 2016-17.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • PG Diploma in Women and Gender Studies from IGNOU, 2019

  • Bachelors in Education(English) from MG University, 2013

  • M. A. English from MG University,2012

  • B. A. from MG University, 2010

  • Certificate in Guidance from IGNOU (Pursuing)

WORK EXPERIENCE (RESEARCH /TEACHING)

  • Saintgits College of Applied Sciences, from March 2015-till date

  • Kristu Jyoti Vidya Vihar, Changanacherry

  • PGM College, Kangazha

  • Interlocutor for OET exam

  • Trainer for BEC

AREA OF INTEREST (RESEARCH /TEACHING)

Indian English Literature, Trauma Theory, Film Studies, Gender Studies, Guidance, diasporic literature, culture studies

RESEARCH / FUNDED PROJECTS

  • Pursuing PhD

JOURNAL PUBLICATION

  • Athira S Kumar.Otherness and Selfhood in Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Highway’. ISSN 2455 3085.Impact Factor: 5.214. 2019

  • Athira S Kumar. Women, Trauma and Reconfiguration of Self: An Analysis of Anuradha Vijayakrishnan’s Seeing the Girl and Sudha Murthy’s Mahashweta. 

          E-ISSN 2348-1269, P-ISSN 2349-5138. Impact Factor: 5.75. 2018.

  • Athira S Kumar. Beyond the gender: Transgressive bodies and desires in Devdutt Pattanaik’s The Pregnant King. Alfomine, 4(6), 47-55. ISSN2250-3870. 2017

  • Athira S Kumar. Problems in Visualizing and Validating History: A Discourse on Jaishree Misra’s ‘Rani’. JET, 8, 7-11. ISSN2394-3874. 2016.

  • Athira S Kumar. Anna Karenina: One story, two storylines and the importance of Oblonsky. Baselius Researcher, 17(1), 30-35. ISSN0975- 8658. 2016.

  • Athira S Kumar. Repression, repercussion and resistance- A psychoanalytical study of Shashi Deshpande’s ‘Moving On’. Research Scholar, 6(2), 182-187.ISSN2249-6696. 2016

  • Athira S Kumar. Rewriting myths: Voicing female experience in Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Penelopiad’. New Thoughts, 5-12. ISBN978-81-926565-0-2. 2015.

  • Athira S Kumar. Indigenizing Shakespeare: a study of Maqbool and Omkara.Research Lines, 8(1&2), 37-43. ISSN0975-8941.2015.

  • Athira S Kumar. Contextualizing Indian consciousness in Sudha Murthy’s ‘Mahashweta’. Alfomine, 3(2), 212-216.ISSN 2250-3870. 2015.

  • Athira S Kumar. Quest for identity of female subjects in Jhumpa Lahiri’s ‘Interpreter of Maladies’. Lux Montis, 3(2), 72-75. ISSN2321-8053. 2015.

  • Athira S Kumar. Margam kali: The relations between cultural understood as human expressive and symbolic activities. Research Scholar, 5(2), 24-28. ISSN2249-6696.2015.

  • Athira S Kumar. Borders and boundaries in Amitav Ghosh’s ‘The Shadow Lines’. Misbah-Niche of Knowledge, 13(13),102-107.ISSN0976-2523.2015.

 

WORKSHOPS / TRAINING/SEMINAR/CONFERENCE ATTENDED

  • National seminar on Humour and Nationin Assumption College on 1 & 2 July 2015.

  • Attended national seminar and presented a paper on Myths and Fairy Tales: Telling and Retellingin T.M. Jacob Memorial College, Manimalakunnuon 26 & 27 November 2015.

  • International conference in English Language Acquisition: Western Theories and Eastern Practices St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulum from 29 June to 1 July 2017.

  • Workshop on Fine Tune your English at CMS College on 11 October 2017.

  • National seminar on Praxis of Contemporary theory at Govt. College, Nattakom on 5 & 6 December 2017.

  • International Seminar on Multiculturalism in Contemporary Society at Assumption College, Changanacherryon 5 October & 6 October 2018.

  • Workshop at Saintgits College of Applied Sciences, Pathamuttom on Research Methodology and Data Analysis through SPSS on 6 December 2018.

  • Presented a paper and attended national seminar on Women, Trauma and Reconfiguration of Self: An Analysis of Anuradha Vijayakrishnan’s Seeing the Girl and Sudha Murthy’s Mahashwetaat Govt. College, Nattakomon 18 December & 19 December 2018.

  • National Seminar on Petroleum Conservation at Saintgits College of Applied Sciences, Pathamuttom on 12 February 2019.

  • National Seminar on Cultural Studies at St. Mary’s College, Manarcadon 10th July 2019.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certificate in Guidance from IGNOU

  • Online course on Essay Essentials: Improve Your Academic Writing from Udemy

  • Online course on Job Interview Skills Training Course

  • Online course on Learn about Content Writing

  • Online course on Social Media in the ESL Classroom

  • Online course on How to Use SMART Goals: Achieve More in Less Time

  • Online course on Group Discussion Strategies

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • ELTAI (English Language Teachers Association of India)

ADDITIONAL ROLES

  • Co-ordinator of Arts Fest 2015

  • Co-ordinator of Orientation Programme for degree students 2015& 2018

  • Club coordinator of English Club 2015 & 2017

  • Convenor of Arts Fest 2017

  • Convenor of Library committee 2017

  • Club coordinator of Book & Innovation Club 2017& 2019

  • Convenor of publication committee 2018

  • Staff Editor for College Magazine 2018

  • Day Officer coordinator 2019

  • Conducts counselling, group discussions and interviews for the students

  • Train students to achieve Business English Certificate(BEC) 

  • Class Teacher

  • Mentor

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