Preetha M.M

Dr.Preetha M.M

Qualification: 

M.A, Ph.D

Designation: 

Associate Professor & Head (retd) of PG Dept. of English & Research Centre, Research Guide at the Research Centre in English.

Department: 

English

Courses presently handled: 

UG and PG

Area of Interests: 

Gender Studies, Postcolonial literatures, Cultural Studies, Indian Writing, Psychoanalysis and Literature.

Publications: 

• ‘Eco-consciousness in the Vedic Age: A reading of Ashwin Sanghi’s Krishna Key ‘ in Re-thinking environment: Literature, Ethics & Praxis. ISBN 978-93-5307-466-2.Ed. Shruti Das. New Delhi: Authorpress, 2017.( Professor Biyot Kesh Tripathy Best paper Award at the UGC International Conference at the PG Department of English, Berhampur University, Odisha.)

• ‘Divided homeland, fragmented psyche: Rajinder Singh Bedi’s Lajwanti and Bhisham Sahni’s Pali as narratives of loss’ in PURSUITS – A journal of comparative studies Oct – Nov 2016, vol XIV (ISSN 0974-7400).

• "Afghan Diasporic Consciousness in Khaled Hosseini's 'A Thousand Splendid Suns'" in PURSUITS-A Journal of Comparative Studies, vol. vii, October-November 2009 (ISSN 0974-7400)

• "(Re)Locating the Self: The Emerging Feminine Consciousness in 'The Stone Angel' by Margaret Laurence and 'The Dark holds no Terrors' by Shashi Deshpande" in CONSPECTUS-A Journal of English Studies, vol vi, 2012 (ISSN 0973 0990)

• Presented paper titled The growth and development of Malayalam short stories: post 1950 & chaired a presentation session in the UGC National seminar, MD Shah college, Mumbai on 18th & 19th Nov 2016. Presented paper at the International Conference on Canadian Literature, Dialogue across Cultures: Canada and India, organised by the Dept. of English, Holy Cross College, Trichy on 31st Jan-1st Feb, 2006

• Chaired a presentation session and presented paper titled "Displaced in the Desert: A Study of the Colliding Cultures in JMG Le Clezio's 'Desert'" in the UGC Interdisciplinary Global Seminar , Exploring the Cultural & Literary Nationalism of Fourth World, organised by the Dept. of English, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh on Dec.14-16, 2012

• Presented paper titled 'Unlocking the treasures of ancient knowledge: Ashwin Sanghi's "Krishna Key"' at Desi International Folklore Seminar & Festival at Kerala Sahithya Akademi Hall, Thrissur on 30th May 2014.

Memberships: 

  • Member- Indian Association of Commonwealth Literature & Language Studies (IACLALS). Member of the Board of Examiners for the conduct of M A English Viva Voce 2013, 2014 & 2015. Life member T.K. Nandakumar Foundation. Chairman, Centralized Valuation Camp (UG) 2015, 2016 & 2017.
  • Member of the Board of studies in English of St.Josephs College(autonomous), Irinjalakuda.

      • Editorial Board Member of 'Cognition' a peer reviewed journal of Little Flower college, Guruvayur.

      • Editorial Board Member of 'The Investigator' an International Refereed Journal of Multidisciplinary Explorations.

  • Member of Assessment Committee for upgradation of UGC JRF to SRF, University of Kerala.
  • Member of the Staff selection Committee 2016 in Providence College, Calicut.
  • Member of the Staff Selection Committee 2016 in Mar Dionysius College, Pazhanji.
  • Member of Inspection Commission for continuation of PG English provisional affiliation in SN college,Nattika.

Email: 

Telephone: 

04872383298

Mobile: 

9847186506

Address: 

Aiswarya, Marvanchery Lane, Punkunnam, Thrissur-680002.