Ms Athira S Kumar
Qualification: Ph. D. (Pursuing), M.A., B.Ed., SET, PGDWGS
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.
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
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.
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
ELTAI (English Language Teachers Association of India)
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)
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