Interdepartmental competetions like public speaking, literature quiz, reading competetions and debates are conducted very year by the department.Faculty members continously take part and make presentations in various national and international seminars and competetions.Most of them also have publications in reputed peer reviewed/referred national and international journals.At present, 5 of the faculty are working on major and minor projects funded by the U G C XIIth plan
- Association inauguration was held on 20/9/2010 by Mr. Ravikrishnan Associate prof of English, Sri Kerala Varma College.
- Interdepartmental competetions for the Rolling trophy of thr Rotary clib was held andboth 1st and 2nd positions were bagged by the department
- Literary quiz was conducted
- word power competetion
- Three day International seminar on film" Flashes tp frames, exploring the dialectics of films" was held on 14, 15 & 16 January 2011
- Degree students were taken for a studty tour to Kodaikanal
- The English Association was inaugurated by Prof. Shanmugadas on 11/11/2011
- Competetion on public speaking and a departmental quiz were held
Seminars and Paper presentations
- Reely Raphael presented a paper " From opression to resistance- the shifting paradigms in Dalit Literature."
- Dr. Kamala K has her work Language and Linguistics accepted as text book for V semester B A English of Cal;icut University
- Gamaya K P of VI sem presented a paper " Environmental Issues and their Remedies" At a summit conducted by" Kerala Environment."
Awards and Recognitions
- Vijayalakshmi C S of I sem BA won first position in a nomber of competetions held at the Keralolsavam programme organised by the Govt. of Kerala
- Theresa J Heloise of IV sem PG won second place in the All India Essay Writing competetion organised by Sri Ramchandra Mission and United Nations information centre for India and Bhutan
- Vidya P G of II sem won third place in the District level quiz competetion on 30/9/2011
- The English Literary Association was inaugurated by Dr. Anto Thomas C on 23/1/2013
- Manusript prepared by III year U G students were launched at the inaugural session.
- Kala Krishnan and Aswathy were elected as Secretaties of the Department association
- Interdepartmental quiz competetion and publicspeaking were conducted under the auspicious of the Department Association
- Best Readers Contest was held on 22nd January 2013.
- A research forum was inaugurated to help students come up with research papers.
Seminars and Paper presentations
Reely Raphael presented papers
- "Rereading of Thenali Raman Folk Tales" at the National seminar hosted by the Malayalam Dept. of Little Flower College on 29th nd 30th November 2012.
- " From an expatriate to an immigrant: The Indian diaspora in Bharathi Mukherjee's Jasmine at the National Seminar at Alosius College Elthuruth on 22nd and 23rd February 2013.
- " The process of transcreation : From gendered subalterns to the empowered selves." at the Golden Jubilee celebration of Victoria College Palakad on 4th January 2013
Smt Julie Dominic presented a paper at the International Seminar hosted by St. Alosius College Elunthurth on 18th and 19th October 1012.
Smt. Esther Mani presented a paper titled "The Eco critical Reading of Chemeen"
Smt Esther Mani attended the Orientatin Programme at John Mathai's Centre from 16th Jan 2013 to 13th February 2013
Awards and Recognitions
- Anu P Abraham of I BA won the 2nd prize in the essay writing competetion held by All India Senior Citizens Organisation on 3/11/1012
- Anaswara V and Hiba N K bagged the 1st and 2nd prizes in the reading competetion.
- Kavya P G of I U G bagged 1st palce in the College level short story writing competetion
- Anu Abraham won first place in the English Essay Writing Competetion held by All India Bank Emloyees Federation 2013
Faculty Research Programmes 2013-14
Major and Minor Projects
- Dr. Thressiamma Dominic is working on a major project entitled " Effective Ccmmunicators to the World Leaders: an Indepth Study of the Communicative Levels of the College Students of Kerala with Suggestions to Improve the Situation."
- Smt. Julie Dominic A is working on a minor project entitled " Ecological pertinence on the psycho social countour of young learners: transcending rural and urban domain.
- Smt . Reely Raphael has a minor project on"The representation of Women in social and Ethnic Relationship in the context of Globalisatiopn."
- Smt. Esther Mani works on " Socio cultural changes through women empowerment: a rural scenario."
- Smt. Silpa Anand works on a minor project " Confronting Cultural Erasure: Reinstating the Lost into the Psyche of Kerala."
Courses and Seminars
- Smt Reely Raphael and Smt. Julie Dominic participated in the orientation course conducted by the University of Calicut from 27/11/2013 to
- Dr. Kamala K felicitated the National Seminar on "Folk Elements in Malayalam Language and Culture" conducted by the Dept. of Malayalam. She also chaired a session in the same seminar.
- Dr. Kamala K presented a paper on "Semiotics in Translation" and chaired a session in a seminar on translation held by the Govt. College, Chalakudy on 31/12/2013 and 1/1/2014.
- Smt. Prasanthi P presented a paper on "Sonali Deraniyagala's Wave through the lengths of Existentialism." held by the Dept. of English, St. Thomas College, Kozenchery
- Smt. Prasanthi P made a presentation on " The Kaleidoscopic View of N. Prabakaran's Pulijanmam." held at the college by the Dept. of Malayalam on 24/1/2014
- Smt. Prasanthi P presented a paper on " Oral Tradition in A K Ramanujan's Folklore" in a national seminar held by the Dept. of Malayalam
- Smt. Julie Dominic attended the International Seminar held by Vimala College, Thrissur on 9th and 10th January 2014.
- Smt. Julie Dominic presented a paper " Demythification of Virulent Archytype "NAGA" stimulating the construction of pronounced womanhood in the film "Anandabhadram"
- Smt. Reely Raphael presented a paper entitled " Humour and Children's World: The Unrestrainable Laughter in Dany Devito's film Matilda" at the International Conference organised by Litcritt Trivandrum on 6, 7 and 8th December 2013.
- The Literary Association was inaugurated on 2/01/2014 by Dr. Babu P K, Associate Professor of English, Unity Women's College, Manjery. The inauguration was followed by a seminar on " Communication Skills for the Future."
- Kavys P G and Farsana were elected as the secretaries of literary association.
- Inter departmental quiz on "Literature and Contemporaray Issues" was held on 17/ 11/2013
- Competetion on public speaking was held on 16/12/1013
Awards and Recognitions
- Anu P Abrahham of B A English got her poem "Kanalvelicham" published in "Heartbeats" by the Human Welfare Council in September 2013.
- Kavya P G of Under Graduate class won the second place in the essay writing competetion organised by the Sahithya Academy at Thrissur on the 7th of January on Corruption and Power.
- Anitta S Cheeran and Kala Krishnan won the 1st and 2nd prizes respectively in the Interdepartmental Quiz Competetion.
- Anaswara V and Kala Krishnan on U G English bagged the first and Greeshma N of Functional English got the 2nd prize for the Public Speaking Competetion.
- ACTIVITIES 2014-15
- Environment Day was organised on June 5th 2015, by planting a sapling and an orientation class.
- June 15th 2015, English Association Inauguration and Cultural Award Ceremony of Anganam.
- Competition on Collection of Plastic waste - Interdepartmental, on 6 July 2015 winners of the competition were I prize III DC English and II prize II DC History
- Power Point Presentation Competition on Soil Conservation on July 7th 2015
- Nature Photography Competition organised by the Department on 10th July 2015
- 17th July Visit to Old age Home at Kottapady by the students.
- Sand Art Competititon was organised as a part of Sand Conservation Year on 21st july 2015.
- Eco Bag making Competition was organised as an Interdepartmental Competition on the 27th of July 2015
- Exhibition of Anti Plastic Home Made products in collaboration with NSS Unit 29th July 2015.
- Visit to Madhura Sandeepani by the Students of III DC English and Functional English on August 14th 2015
- 10th September 2015 Interdepartmental Poster Making Event to Campaign on Protection of Nature and Resources.
- Nature Food Fest was conducted as a promotion for the National Seminar on 12th September 2015.
- September 17 and 18, 2015, UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Ecological Undertones in Literature and Popular Culture.
- September 17 and 18 My Earth Film Festival.
- Inter departmental Caption Writing Competition was organised on October 9th 2015
- Vigilance Awareness Programme was organised in collaboration with Canara Bank on 28th October 2015
- Interdepartmental Competition on Public Speaking was organised on February 24th 2016
- Interdepartmental Vocabulary Hunt Competition was organised on 25th February 2016
1. Nandhana R received Best Short Story Award by Anganam Literary Association
2. Safa Hussain of II Year Functional English and Athira Shaji of III DC English received I place and III Place in Power Point Competition on Soil Conservation organised by St. mary’s College, Thrissur
3. Campus Edu Fest organised by John Mathai College,Sruthi Krishna of II DC English secured I place for Collage.
tHE DEPARTMENT OF eNGLISH HOSTED A NOVEL COMPETITION ENABLING THE STUDENTS TO EXPRESS THEIR CREATIVE AND LITERARY STRAIN ALIKE. THE LIT ART COMPETITION, WHICH INVOLVED MAKING A 3D IMAGE OF ANY SCENE FROM ANY LITERARY WORK GATHERED MUCH ATTENTION AND PARTICIPATION.
MEDIA AND I
THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH HOSTED A DOCUMENTARY SCREENING AND TALK SHOW FOR THE STAFF AND STUDENTS OF THE COLLEGE IN RELATION TO SOCIAL MEDIA DAY ON 30-06-2016. THE PRPGRAME WAS DONE IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENTS OF MULTIMEDIA AND FUNCTIONAL ENGLISH. THE DOCUMENTARY PREPARED BY THE STUDENTS FEATURED THE IDEAS OF VARIOUS PEOPLE IN THE CAMPUS ON SOCIAL MEDIA.
THE DOCUMENTARY WAS LAUNCHED BY THE PRINCIPAL REV. SR.DR. THRESIAMMA DOMINIC. THE LAUNCHING WAS FOLLOWED BY A LIVELY AND ANIMATED TALKSHOW "MEDIA AND I". THE TALK SHOW HAD THE PARTICIPATION OF BOTH THE FACULTY AND STUDENTS.