Dr. Marie Fernandes

Dr.Marie Fernandes

Prof. Dr. Marie Fernandes
Principal

Qualifications:
M.A, D.H.E, Ph.D

 
Present position:  Principal, St Andrew’s College, St. Dominic Road, Bandra, Mumbai 50
Research Guide at University of Mumbai.
Elected member- Board of Studies in English, University of Mumbai,
Second consecutive term : Member of the Local Inquiry Committee, University of Mumbai.
Member of the Selection Committee, University of Mumbai
Adviser on the Interview Board for Staff Selection Commission (UPSC)
Member of Committee Under Section 32(5)(a) of Maharashtra
Universities Act, 1991, to recommend Paper-setters, Moderators.
Vice-Chancellor’s Nominee for various Selection Committees
 

International Award
Received the prestigious “International Visitor’s Leadership Award” by the US Department of State to visit Colleges and Universities across the USA. 1-19 February 2010.
Asian Award:

  1. Best Principal Award
  2. Most Admired Degree College of Commerce from Asian Customer Engagement Forum – at Taj, Land’s End on 6 December 2014

 
Minor Research Project
Received a Research Grant of Rs. 35,000 from the UGC to undertake a minor research project – “Symbolism of Dreams and Shadows in Religion and Literature” for 2009-2011
 
International Course
Attended a course entitled Text and Context: British and Irish Literature from 1900 to the Present at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland in July 2005.
International Conferences
 

  • Attended an International Conference at the invitation of His Eminence, Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace on “Women and the Post-2015 Development Agenda: The Challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), at Via dei Torre Rossa 94, Rome, from 22-24 May 2015
  •  Resource Person and Chaired a Session; “The Feeble Heartbeat of the Dispossessed” at International Seminar on Narratives of Nativism in World Literature Organized by Department of English, Department of English, Kumari Vidyavati Anand  DAV College for Women, Karnal  Haryana and The Shakespeare Association (India), 8-10 October 2014.
  • Chaired a Session and Paper Presented: “Shakespeare’s Forests and the Celebration of Common Humanity”, at the VI International Seminar on The Republic in Shakespeare. Organized by the Department of English, University of Jammu and The Shakespeare Association (India), 16-18 October 2013.
  • Attended a World Congress at the invitation of His Eminence, Cardinal Peter Turkson, President of the  Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (PCJP) to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Encyclical Letter Pacem in Terris of Blessed Pope John XXIII, Rome, 2-4 October 2013.
  • Paper presented, “Preparing Undergraduates to Face the Challenges of the Real World”, presented at the XIV International Conference of the Forum on Contemporary Theory. The theme of the conference was – Transcending Disciplinary Decadence: Exploring Challenges of Teaching, Scholarship and Research in the Humanities and the Social Sciences, Jaipur, 18-21 December 2011.
  • Paper presented, “Reconstruction of Galatea from White Marble to Mechanical Cyborg”, presented at the XIII International Conference of the Forum on Contemporary Theory. The theme of the conference was – The Virtual Transformation of the Public Sphere, Chandigarh, 15-18 December 2010.
  • Paper presented “Anthropological and Culinary Customs of Different Religions In India” for Conviviality Day organized by the Cardinal Paul Poupard Foundation for Inter-Religious and Inter-Cultural DialogueMilan, Italy on 29 November 2010.
  • Paper presented, “Political Conquests and Sexual Metaphors”, presented at the XII International Conference of the Forum on Contemporary Theory. The theme of the conference was “The Political Economy of Social Division: race, Gender Class and Caste as Fetishized / Fetishizing Borders. Trivandrum, 15-17 December 2009.
  • Paper  presented, “Dorothy Gale’s Performance in The  Wonderful Wizard of Oz”, presented at the Third International Conference of Children’s Literary Association of India hosted by University of Mumbai. The theme of the Conference is “Learning Wisdom at their Knee: Engaging with Children’s Literature”, 19-20 January 2009.
  • Paper presented, “Phoenix Rising: Enlightenment through Technology” presented at the Eleventh International Conference of the Forum on Contemporary Theory in collaboration with Banaras Hindu University, Banaras. The theme of the Conference was “Democracy in Our Time: The Past and Future of Enlightenment. 18-21 December 2008.
  • Paper presented, “Jungle Stories: A Theatre of Catharsis and Revelation” presented at the Second International Conference of the Children’s Literary Association of India hosted by St. Aloysius College, Mangalore, from 10 to 12 January 2008.
  • Paper presented, “Polyphonic Discourses to Appraise Text as Territory” presented at the Tenth International Conference of the Forum on Contemporary Theory in  collaboration with Goa University, Goa. The theme of the Conference was: “Thinking Territory: Affect and Attachment towards Land in South Asia.”, 16 to 19 December 2007.
  • Paper presented and published entitled “Indian Women Writers Twice Marginalised” at the Conference India: Fifty Years After Independence at the Universitat De Barcelona and Universitat Autonoma De Barcelona, Spain, 28 September 1997.

 
National Seminar
 

  • Paper Presented: “Women: The Incredible Wealth of a Nation”, at Conference for Vice Chancellors and Principals of Member Institutions of AIACHE on the theme ‘Perspectives on Nation Building: A New Agenda for Higher Education’, held at Christ University, Bengaluru from 29 to 31 January 2015
  • Paper Presented: “College and University Education to Foster Peace” at Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (CCBI) Theological and Doctrinal Commission, Celebrating 50 years of Vatican II: From Vatican II to Lumen Fidei. National Symposium on Church Doctrine. Goregaon, Mumbai,  25 to 27 October 2013
  • Paper presented, ‘Human Values Development for Nation Building’ at Conference for Vice Chancellors and Principals of Member Institutions of AIACHE on the theme: ‘Inspiring Institutions of Higher Education for Nation Building – Opportunities and Challenges. Also Regional Coordinator for Presentation of Nation Building Initiatives of Universities and Colleges in Chhatisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and  Maharashtra. Conference held at Christ University, Bangalore, 1 to 3 May 2013.
  • Paper presented and published, ‘Academic Performance Index for Principals’, at 14th National Conference of the Association of Indian College Principals [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][AICP] on the  theme: ‘Capacity Building in Higher Education’, at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao, Goa on 21 and 22 February 2013.
  • Paper presented and published – “Collaborative Learning” at DISHA (Development of Innovative Strategies in Higher Academics) at St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai on 3 February 2006.

 
Local Seminars.

  •  Keynote address at Annual Student Seminar, Literature from the First World War, to commemorate 100 years of the Great War, at Jai Hind College on 6 September 2014.
  •  Paper presented and published entitled “The Witch-hunt for Communists in the Fables of James Thurber” at the seminar Divergent Voices: Themes and Trends in American Literature  (1900’s to 1950’s) that I organised at St. Andrew’s College, with the Bombay English Association on 19 November 2004.
  • Paper presented and published entitled “The Spiritual Quest in Anita Desai’s Journey to Ithaca” at the seminar Themes in the Contemporary Indian Novel: The Novel of the Last Two Decades, organised by the Bombay English Association in, Mumbai on 27 March 2003.

 
College Seminars
 

  • The River as Metaphor presented at the staff seminar on 26 April 2016
  • The Power of Music and the Rhythm of Time presented at the staff seminar     on 29 April 2015
  • Awesome and Majestic Mountains, presented at the staff seminar on 29 April 2014
  • Patriarchal Designs on Women: Mother Goddess or Femme Fatale presented at the staff seminar on 28 April 2013.
  • Numerology in Literature, presented at the staff seminar on 30 April 2012
  • Fragrant Ferment, presented at the staff seminar on 26 April 2011.
  • The Melody and Mystery of Birds as they Wing their way into our Lives, presented at the staff seminar on 29 April 2010.
  • Dreams and Shadows in Religion and Literature, presented at the staff seminar on 29 April 2009
  • The Barmecide’s Feast and the Power of the Imagination, presented at the staff seminar on 30 April 2008
  • Demystifying Shakespeare, presented at the staff seminar on 30 April 2007

Public Lectures delivered
 

  • Moderator at National Eucharistic Congress held at St. Pius College, Goregaon, 13 November 2015
  • Convocation Address delivered at Annual Convocation Ceremony at Nirmala Niketan Polytechnic on 28 September 2013.
  •  Public Lecture: “Mission Admission”, an initiative by the Times of India, to help students make the right career choices. IES Manik Sabhagriha, Bandra, 3 June 2013
  •  Moderator for Symposium, Unlocking the Door of Faith, based on the document released by the Holy See – Porta Fidei (Door of Faith), organized by the Pauline Family and the Archdiocesan Pastoral Centre on 24 October 2012
  • Lecture delivered on “Educational Perspective on Drug Addiction” for a Conference to commemorate the Birth Centenary of Dr. Ernest Borges; Challenges and Approaches to Addiction Management: An Educational Seminar held at Tata Memorial Hospital on 5 September 2009.
  • Lecture on “Indian Education System” organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry for ASAE and CAL team from the USA at J. W. Marriott, Juhu on 26 February 2008.
  • Panellist for a discussion on Amitav Ghosh’s “Sea Of Poppies”, organised by the Nehru Centre on 25 September 2008.
  • Lecture on “Shakespeare to Orwell” organised by the Rotary Club of Mumbai at Catering College, Shivaji Park on 21 September 2001.
  • Lecture on “Writing for Children” organised by the PEN All-India Centre & Vishendevi Children’s Media Centre at Theosophy Hall, New Marine Lines, Mumbai on 6 September 1996.

 
Publications:
 
Book Published:
 

  1. The Animal Fable In Modern Literature, B.R. Publishing Corporation, Delhi, ISBN-10: 8170188539 and ISBN-13: 978-8170188537, August 1996, pages 1-232 http://www.amazon.com/Animal-Fable-Modern-Literature-Series/dp/8170188539

Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,063,337 in Books
(The book was sent to a 100 Universities across the country)
 
Articles in Books and Journals

  • “ Examining Christian Themes in Drama and Film” in Ethics and Society: An International Journal Religion and Cultures for Peace and Harmony – Vol. 5, January 2016
  • “Spirituality and Our Responsibility to Save the Planet”. Ethics and Society: An International Journal of Religions and Cultures for Peace and Harmony. Eds. Archbishop F. Machado and Dr. (Fr.) S. Fernandes. ISSN 2250-3331, Cardinal Poupard Foundation, Milan- Italy January 2015, pages 59-68.
  • Patriarchal Designs on Women: Mother Goddess or Femme Fatale”, Andrean   Research Journal. Vol. III. Eds. Drs. Marie Fernandes and G. Tavares. ISSN   2278-9294, St. Andrew’s College, Bandra, October 2014, pages 2-10
  • Faith and Ideology in Literature”, Ruminations: The Andrean Journal of Literature. Vol. Eds. Dr. Marie Fernandes, Dr. Shireen Vakil and Prof. Susan Lobo. ISSN – 2249-9059, St. Andrew’s College, Bandra, August  2014 pages 1-4
  •  “Enigma of the Trinity and the Three Deadly Sisters”, Andrean Research Journal. Vol. II. Eds. Drs. Marie Fernandes and G. Tavares. ISSN   2278-9294, St. Andrew’s College, Bandra, January 2014, pages 2-18.
  • “Pyramids and the Sphinx in Ancient Egypt”. Ethics and Society: An International  Journal of Religions and Cultures for Peace and Harmony. Eds. Archbishop F. Machado and Dr. (Fr.) S. Fernandes. ISSN 2250-3331, Cardinal Poupard Foundation, Milan- Italy January 2014, pages 60-65
  • College and University Education to Foster Peace” Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (CCBI) Theological and Doctrinal Commission, Celebrating 50 years of Vatican II: From Vatican II to Lumen Fidei. Goregaon, Mumbai,  October 2013, pages 125-130
  • “Myth and Cult in Literature”, Ruminations: The Andrean Journal of Literature Vol. 2. Eds. Dr. Marie Fernandes, Dr. Shireen Vakil and Prof. Susan Lobo. ISSN – 2249-9059. St. Andrew’s College, Bandra, August 2013, pages 1-8
  • “Read More and Seize the Day” Times of India, 17 June 2013, page 4
  • “Multiple Intelligences in Learners for Nation Building”, New Frontiers in Education. An International Journal of Education and Research. Vol. 46, No.2, ISSN – 0972-1231. New Frontiers in Education Trust, New Delhi, April-June 2013 pages 49-55
  • “Academic Performance Index for Principals” XIV National Conference [AICP]. Capacity Building in Higher Education, February 2013, pages 159-166
  • Land…People…Culture. Eds. Drs. Marie Fernanades and G. Tavares. ISSN 2320-2718. St. Andrew’s College, 8 January 2013.
  • “A Torrent of Signification in Water Stories – Factual and Mystical” Ethics and Society: An International Journal of Religions and Cultures for Peace and Harmony. Eds. Archbishop F. Machado and Dr. (Fr.) S. Fernandes. ISSN 2250-3331, Cardinal Poupard Foundation, Milan- Italy, 13 December 2011, pages-25- 40
  • “Introduction” Ruminations: The Andrean Journal of Literature. Eds. Dr. Marie Fernandes and Prof. Susan Lobo. ISSN   2249 – 9059. St. Andrew’s  College, Bandra, September 2012, pages 1-2.
  • “Fragrant Ferment” Andrean Research Journal. Vol . Eds. Drs. Marie Fernandes and G. Tavares. ISSN   2278-9294, St. Andrew’s College, Bandra, August 2012, pages 2-14.
  • “Polyphonic Discourses to Appraise Text as Territory” Research Spectrum: A Peer-Reviewed National Journal. Vol.3. Issue 2: 2 Ed. Dr. Nanaware.  Nanaware, Solapur ISSN 0976-5964, August 2012, pages 1-5
  • Anthropological and Culinary Customs of Some of the Major Religions in India”. Ethics and Society: An International Journal of Religions and Cultures for Peace and Harmony. Eds. Archbishop F. Machado and Dr. (Fr.) S. Fernandes. ISSN 2250-3331, Cardinal Poupard Foundation, Milan- Italy, 13 December 2011, pages 110-129
  • “Phoenix Rising: Enlightenment Through Technology”, Contemporary Research in India. A Peer-Reviewed Multi-Disciplinary International Journal. Vol.1. Issue 4: d. Dr. Nanaware, ISSN 2231-2137, Nanaware, Solapur, December 2011, pages 170-174.
  •  “Introduction to Literary Theory”, Ruminations: The Andrean Journal of Literature. Eds. Dr. Marie Fernandes and Prof. Susan Lobo. ISSN   2249 – 9059. St. Andrew’s College, Bandra, October 2011, pages 4-41.

Foreign Publication:

  • “Political Conquests and Sexual Metaphors: A Study of Ballantyne’s The Coral Island and Kipling’s Jungle Books”, Critical Interventions in Theory and Praxis. Reconsidering Social Identification: Race, Gender, Class and Caste. Ed. Abdul R. Janmohamed,  ISBN 978-0-415-685-67-2 , Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, London, New York, New Delhi 2011, pages 341-360
  • “The Melody and Mystery of Birds as they Wing their Way into our Lives”, Pragati            St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai, July 2010, pages 2-12
  • “De-Mystifying Shakespeare”, Pragati,  St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai, January 2010,      pages 5- 10
  • “The Barmecide’s Feast and the Power of the Imagination”, Pragati,  St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai, January 2010, pages 23- 31
  • “Collaborative Learning”, DISHA – Development of Innovative Strategies in Higher Academics, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, February 2006, pages 55-61
  • “The Need to Foster Inter-Religious Tolerance Among Youth”, Ethics and Society an International Journal. Religions and Cultures for Peace and Harmony. Eds. Archbishop Felix Machado, Dr. Gilbert de Lima, Dr. Stephen Fernandes. Cardinal Paul Poupard Foundation, Milan- Italy, September  2009, pages 38-42
  • “Dreams and Shadows in Religion and Literature”, Pragati, St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai, January 2010, pages 58- 66.
  • “Introduction” Reality and Fantasy in Children’s Literature. Ed. Dr. Marie Fernandes. St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai, January 2009, pages 4-5
  • “The Witch hunt for Communists in the Fables of James Thurber” Divergent Voices: Trends in American Literature from 1900’s to 1950’s. Ed. Dr. Marie Fernandes St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai, December 2005, pages 51-56
  • “Black is Beautiful”, F.E. Business Traveller, Volume 2. Issue 9 Indian Express,Ed. Sheldon Santwan, December 2004, pages 46-49
  • “The Spiritual Quest in Anita Desai’s Journey to Ithaca”, Themes in the Contemporary Indian Novel: The Novel of the Last Two Decades, Ed. Dr. Marie Fernandes.  Bombay English Association, March 2003, pages 22-25.
  • “Bigamy and the Byronic Hero in Bronte and Jhabvala”, Indian Writing in English Vol. 1, Ed. Rama Kundu, ISBN 81-269- 0205-1, Atlantic Publishers, New Delhi 2003 pages 51-58
  • “The Lesbian Voice in Diasporic Writing”, The Literary Half-yearly, Eds. H.H. Anniah Gowda and Girija Gowda. Volumes XXXXI, ICASEL Mysore, December 2003, pages 28-36
  • “Nursery Rhymes and What They Really Mean”, New Quest, Vol. 152, Eds. A.B. Shah, V.K. Sinha, Dilip Chitre. V.K. Sinha on behalf of IACF, Mumbai, April – June 2003, pages 54-61.
  • “Girish Karnad: The Boy from Matheran”, The Post-Post Modern Review, Ed. And Pub. Vilas Sarang, Mumbai, October 2002, pages 36-46

Foreign Publication:

  • “Indian Women Writers Twice Marginalized”, Homage to India / Homenaje a la India. Reflections on Indian Culture 50 Years After Independence. Eds. Kathleen Firth, Felicity Hand. Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain , 2001, pages 11-17
  •  “The Conquistadors and the Goans” A Review of Sorrowing Lies My Land: A Classic Goan Tale by Lambert Mascarenhas”, The Book Review, Vol. XXIII, Eds. Chandra Chari, Uma Iyengar , New Delhi, August  1999, page 35
  • “Comic Books as Literary Discourse”, New Quest, Vol. 133. Eds. A. B Shah, K.Sinha, I.M. Jayakar. V.K. Sinha on behalf of IACF, Mumbai, January – February 1999, pages 427-431
  • “The Outer Weather in Anita Desai’s Novels”, Indian-English Fiction 1980-90: An Assessment. New World Literature Series: 77: Eds. Nilufer E..Bharucha, Vilas Sarang. ISBN 81-7018-775-3, B.R. Publishing Corporation, Delhi,1994, pages 169-183

 
Research Guidance: 
Doctoral
 Students Registered for Ph.D  – University of Mumbai
Letter of Recognition 2 July 2003 No PG/ 2/ 2720 of 2003

  • Ahalya Samtaney : “Eve Unbound: The Emerging Female Identity in a Globalized, Urban India” – Awarded degree 2009 No Th / 4536 of 2009 – 9 April 2009
  • Masoumeh Moradi Mehdi: “Animal Imagery, Myth and Folklore in the Selected Poems of Ted Hughes” –  Awarded degree 2012 Th / ICF / 2012-13 / 84 – 14 May 2012
  • Abedi Mohammed Reza Ghadamali: “Gothicism in Conrad and Dostoevsky” Awarded degree 2013 Th / ICF / 2013-14 / 167 – 7 September 2013
  • Rupa Chogle:  “Resurgence of the Female Voice in Chinua Achebe’s  Novels” No  Th / 12672 of 2008 dated 19 September 2008 Awarded degree 2016 Th / ICD /2015-16 / 7586 – 28 January 2016
  • Joseph Varghese: “The Image of Catholic Priests in the Literary Works of G.K. Chesterton, A.J. Cronin, Graham Greene and Colleen Mc Cullough”. No  Th / 9312 of 2010 dated 27 August 2010 Awarded degree 2016 Th / ICF /2014-15 / 6583 – 23 February 2015
  • Asma Ladha: “Pop Goes High Art: Indian Writers and Graphic Fiction” No  Th / 10961 of 2010 dated 18 October 2010 Thesis Submitted – February 2016
  • June Furtado / Dias: “The Influences of Biblical Verses on Everyday Thought and Expression Through Literature”. Ref. No  Eng / 12 / 306 of 2012 – 16 August 2012
  • Elaine Almeida: “Ecocritical Perspective in Selected Works of Ruskin Bond” Ref. No  Eng / 12 / 306 of 2012 – 16 August 2012
  • Deepna Rao: “Pearls in the Ocean: Representations of Goa in 21st Century Writings.” Ref. No 12A / 62 of 2013 dated 30 September 2013
  • Romana Fernandes: “Agnosticism in Selected Novels of George Eliot and Thomas Hardy” Ref. No 12A / 583 of 2013 dated 23 Sept 2013
  • Ritu Jhingran: “The Evolution of  Narratives of The Ramayana and The  Mahabharata in the Rendition of Sita and  Draupadi’s Character ” Ref no. Eng/ 12-13/ 224 of 2014
  • Sudhir Kakade: Western Frame and the Indian Psyche: An Expressional Confluence in Selected Plays of Mahesh Elkunchwar. Ref No. Eng / 12-13/ 07 of 2016
  • Priya Pawaskar : Unveiling Evil: A Study of Select Literary Works from the Perspective of Jungian Analytical Psychology. Ref. No 12 A/
  • Vinita Mathew: Comic Relief : Life Narratives in the Graphic Form – New Perspectives in Women’sWriting. Ref No. Eng / 12-13/ 07 of 2016

 Students who have completed their M. Phil

  • Janice D’Souza – “Lyricism in the Book of Psalms” Madurai Kamraj University SSU – 917275 – 26 February  2010
  •  Sr. Mariamma Thomas:  “An Intertextual Perspective of William Golding’s Lord of  the Flies” University of Mumbai Ref. No Eng / M.Phil / 666 of 2009 – 25 March 2009
  • Fr. Magi Murzello:  “Gaming Approach to Teach Linguistics” Madurai Kamraj University SL NMRK – 676407 – 20 March 2012

Resource Person

  •  Keynote address at Annual Student Seminar, at Jai Hind College, Literature from the First World War, to commemorate 100 years of the Great War on 6 September 2014.
  •  Resource person for one day workshop on 75-25 evaluation pattern under the Credit Based Examination System organized by Rizvi College on 11 August 2014
  • Resource person: Avishkar Research Workshop, organized by M. L .Dahanukar College of Commerce, Vile Parle, under the aegis of University of Mumbai, 2 December 2013.
  • Workshop on Revised Syllabi of TYBA in English, jointly organized by the Board of Studies in English, University of Mumbai and Department of English, C.K.T College, Panvel on 12 July 2013.
  • Workshop on Revised Syllabi of TYBA in English, jointly organized by the Board of Studies in English, University of Mumbai and Department of English, Bhavan’s College, Andheri on 11 July 2013.
  • Seminar for teaching staff at Durelo Convent, Bandra on the topic, ‘Personality of the Teacher and its Impact on Education’, on 20 June 2013
  •  Seminar for junior Sisters of the Carmelite Missionary on the topic, ‘Personality of the Teacher and the Impact on Education’, at Preeti Kunj, Bandra, on 7 February 2013
  • Workshop on Revised Syllabi of MA in English, jointly organized by the Board of Studies in English, University of Mumbai and Department of English, R.J. College on 5 and 6 July 2012.
  • Organized a workshop and was a Resource person for the FYBA paper “Communication Skills in English”. The Workshop was held in college together with the Board of Studies in English- University of Mumbai, 11 July 2011.
  •  One Day Workshop on “The Proposed Syllabus Revision in the subject of Communication Skills in English (FYBA) jointly organized by SIES College and Board of Studies in English- University of Mumbai, Sion. 2 January 2010.
  • Two Day Workshop on “The Revised Syllabi of TYBA English Literature” jointly organized by CKT College and Board of Studies in English- University of Mumbai, New Panvel 11 and 12 August 2008.

 
External Referee for M.Phil and Ph.D –SNDT University

  •  Appointed by SNDT University to be an External Referee  (Ref. No. EXAM: Ph.D/ Arts/ 2012-13/ 088 of  27 April 2012) to evaluate a Ph.D thesis of Ms. Nina Roy Choudhury, “History as Fiction: Exploring Issues of Nation, Nationalism and Identity in Select Pre-independence and Post-Independence Indian Writers like Rabindranath Tagore, Sunil Gangopadhyay, Amitav Ghosh.  27 April 2012. Viva Voce held on 4 March 2013.

 

  • Appointed by SNDT University to be an External Referee (Ref. No. EXAM: M.Phil/ Arts/ 2010-10/ 2587 of  7 July 2010)  to evaluate an M.Phil thesis of Ms.Sai Divya Darshan,     “ A Feminist Critique of Patriarchy in South India” . A Comparative Study of M.K. Indira’s Phaniyamma and Lalithambika Antherjanam’s Agnisakshialong with her Collection of Short Stories, Cast Me out if You Will” 7 July 2010.

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