SREE NARAYANA COLLEGE FOR WOMEN

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Faculty Profile
Name:
Aswathy Chandra Bhanu
Designation:
Assistant Professor
Department:
English
Qualification:
MA, NET
Teaching Experience (UG) in years:
7 years
Teaching Experience (PG) in years:
5 years
Date of Birth:
1986-12-21
Email id:
aswathychandrabhanu@gmail.com
Phone No: with code:
Mobile Number:
9961625216
Religion & Caste:
Hindu &
Residential Address:

Awards and Achievements:

Reasearch Area:
Cultural Studies, Film Studies

Additional Informations:
Seminars:

1. Presented a paper on “Patterns of Immigrant identity in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar at S N College for Women Kollam on 23 & 24 September 2009.

2. Presented a paper on “Joothan: A Dalit’s Life - Unveiling (the) ‘His-story’ of Eternal Victimization and Hidden Apartheid ” at the UGC Sponsored UGC Sponsored National Seminar at SN College Kollam on 23 & 24 September 2010

3. Presented a paper on ‘Metaphors of Displacement and Diasporic Crisis in Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Namesake’ at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar at TKMM College, Nangiarkulangara.

4. Attended a One-day International Seminar on ‘Cultural Criticism: Changing Perspectives’ on May 6, 2012

5. Presented a paper on ‘The Subaltern Speaks: A Postcolonial Reading of Om Prakash Valmiki’s Joothan, A Dalit’s Life’ at Sree Neelakanda Sanskrit Govt. College Pattambi, Palakkad on 16 & 17 December 2014.

6. Presented a paper on ‘They Call You a Negro; They Call Me a Dalit. A Comparative Reading of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man and Valmiki’s Joothan’ at TKM College of Arts & Science, Kollam on 17 & 18 February 2014

7. Presented a paper on ‘On the Couch with Desire and Death: The Politics of Eroticism in Marquez’ Memories of My Melancholy Whores at the International Seminar on 26 April 2014 organized by the Swami Vivekananda Association of Science and Humanities at the Vivekananda Cultural Institute, Thiruvananthapuram.

8. Co-convener of the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on ‘Alienation and Self-Assertion in the Politics of Dalit Literature’ at S N College for Women, Kollam on 25 & 26 February 2014

9. Presented a paper on “The Transformation of Rejection into Resistance: Reading of Anna Bhau Sathe’s Selected Short Stories” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar at S N College for Women Kollam on 25 & 26 February 2014

10. Presented a paper on “Muted Cries Silencing the Deafening Scream: Representing Subalternity in Vasanthabalan’s Angadi Theruvu” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar at S N College Chempazhanthy on 28 & 29 August 2014

11. Presented and co-authored a paper on “Haunted Innocence: The Child Antagonist in The Exorcist, The Unborn and Fingerprints” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar at KNM College Kanjiramkulam on 17 & 18 November 2014

12. Presented a paper on “New Media vs Old Politics: A study of the Impact of Electronic Media on the Modern Indian Voter” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar at S N College for Women Kollam organized by the Dept of Malayalam on 4 & 5 March 2014

13. Presented a paper on “Food as a Metaphor of love in Malayalam Cinema” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar at S N College for Women Kollam organized by the Dept of History on 23 and 24 October 2014.

14. Presented a paper on “Evoking the Nation’s Identity through its Culinary Tradition: A Reading of Chitrita Banerjee’s Food Travelogue Eating India” at the UGC Sponsored National Seminar at Fatima Mata National College (Autonomous) Kollam organized by the Postgraduate Dept of English on 15 and 16 October 2015.

Publications:

1. Published a paper on “Chronicle of an Outcaste: An analysis of Om Prakash Valmiki’s Joothan” in Journal of Literature and Aesthetics- An International Journal Devoted to Critical and Creative Writing in English. Vol 11. Jan-Dec 2011.

2. Published a paper on “Floating Lives: Diasporic Crosscurrents in Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Namesake” in Pursuits- A Journal of Comparative Studies published by the Research and PG Department of English, Mercy College Palakkad. Oct-Nov 2012. Vol 10. ISSN 0974 7400

3. Published a paper on “Paradise Lost: Racism, Trauma and Displacement of the African American Self in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye” in Jnanabhoomika – A Multidisciplinary Research Journal published by Sree Nararyana College for Women, Kollam. Jul-Dec 2014. Vol 1. ISSN 2394 4765