Activities – English Department

The results of the inter departmental Diary Entry Contest held on World Animal Welfare Day , hosted by the Department of English.

The results of the inter departmental Elocution Competition held on , hosted by the Department of English.

Activities – English Department

The Art of Being an Artist

The Department of English organised a session with Dr Devisree S, UAE on The Art of Being an Artist via google meet. It was held as part of the Femmes de Talent Series where we introduce women of talent to our students .The participants benefitted from the talk which concluded with a practice session on art.

Family Bonding Through Reading Sessions

Students of  English engaged in reading aloud stories, poems, articles etc to their family members during lockdown.

E-discourse

Learning can happen at home when you open yourselves to e-discourses. Here are a few titles of introductions and deliberations for the students of the English Department and for the faculty of our college.

BOOK PUBLICATION

Ms Ponnu Liz Malieckal published a book on Language and Linguistics, which is an achievement as there was a lack of a proper text for linguistics.

INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY

On the 4th of July, 2018, the English Association hosted an international seminar on Clinical Psychology. Mr. Shibu Karippai, chartered counselling psychologist and director from Therapia Consultancy, London, United Kingdom, was the keynote speaker

INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON TRANSLATION STUDIES

An international seminar on Translation Studies was organised on 5th of July 2018. Mr. Derek Johnston from Ireland was the key note speaker. He is a Senior Translation Consultant for West and Central French speaking parts of Africa. He is also currently involved in Wycliff Bible translation. Trained in Linguistics, he spoke about his experience of working on an unwritten language in West Africa.

NATIONAL SEMINAR ON THE PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL

The post-graduate department of English organized a National Seminar on the 3rd of August, 2018.The seminar was on the topic ‘The Public Intellectual’. The Keynote Speaker was Dr.VinodBalakrishnan, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities, National Institute of Technology, Thiruchirappally, Tamil Nadu.

NATIONAL SEMINAR ON RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

The English Association organized a National Seminar on ‘How To Prepare and Read A Research Paper’ on the 4th of September, 2018.The keynote Speaker was Rev.Sam Koshy who is a research scholar in the university of Berns, Switzerland.

WORKSHOP ON MLA 8th EDITION

The department of English organised a workshop on the topic ‘MLA 8th edition styling and formatting’ on the 21st of January 2019.This session was lead by Mr. Bibin Thomas, Assistant Professor at MBC college of Engineering and Technology, Kuttikkanam and is also a certified HRD trainer of MINDS training academy.

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS PROGRAMME

In connection with the breast cancer awareness month, Pink October, the department of English in association with Dr.Shiny Rauf and Ms. Shivani Jain conducted a breast cancer awareness programme along with a Zumba training session on the 11th of October, 2018