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Dr. N. Shamnad

Assistant Professor of  Arabic & Head of the Department

Address: Dar-es-Salam, Sahrudaya Lane, Pananvila, Nalamchira PO, Thiruvananthapuram 695 015, Kerala, India

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Present Position
Assistant Professor of Arabic & Head of the Department
Experience 10 Years
Areas of Interest Literary Theory & Criticism, Translation Studies
Subjects Handled
Arabic, Education

 

Responsibilities Undertaken

  • Member, Board of Studies in Arabic (Pass), University of Kerala

  • Examination Paper Setter in Arabic, MG & Calicut universities

  • Examiner, BA & MA Arabic programmes, University of Kerala
  • Secretary, College Council, University College (2013)
  • Website Administrator, University College
  • Nodal Officer, Centralised Attendance Management System (CAMS), University College

 

Editorial Experience

  • International Journal Referee, 'Alimi Journal of Arabic Studies (AJAS) International  Arabic Referred Journal, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Chief Editor, Majalla al-Asima, Annual Research Journal, Department of Arabic, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, India, ISSN: 2277-9914 (Print Version), eISSN: 2321-2756 (Online Version)
Refresher / Orientation courses attended 2
Seminars / Workshops attended 30
Seminars / Workshops organized 9

 

Books

Books

International

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG.

Germany

  • ISBN-10: 3838352599  , ISBN-13: 978-3-8383-5259-6
  • International Article Number (EAN): 9783838352896

Regional

  • Tharikh al-Islam II & III (2010) - Co-edited with Dr. E. Abdul Latheef, Assistant professor, Dept. of Arabic, University College, TVM, Prescribed Text book for First Degree Programme in Arabic under choice based credit and semester system (CBCS) in the University of Kerala and MG University, Published by University of Kerala.

  • Methodology of Arabic (2010 (Ed 1) & 2014 (Ed 2)) - Prescribed Text book for First Degree Programme in Arabic under choice based credit and semester system (CBCS) in the University of Kerala and MG University, Published by Al Huda Books, Calicut.


 

Publications

Publications: International

  1. Najib Mahfouz: Reciprocal Relationship between Arabic Novels and Egyptian Cinema, al-Arabi Journal, Issue 685, December 2015, PP 132-139, Kuwait
  2. Adonis: The apostle of Arab ModernismMiddle East Chandrika Qatar, Fourth Annual Issue, PP 162-170, December 2015, Qatar
  3. Approach of al-Ghazzali & Ibn Rushd to PhilosophyPeer-reviewed Journal of Sulthan Sharif Ali University (UNISSA Journal), Vol. 3, 2015, ISSN 2225-773X, PP 19-42, Sulthan Sharif Ali University, Brunei
  4. Psycho-Analytical Literary Criticism of George Tarabishi, Peer-reviewed Scientific Journal of Averroes University in Holland, Issue 11, April 2014, PP 46-66, Averroes University, The Netherlands
  5. Features of Comparative Literature in the Arab World, Alimi Journal of Arabic Studies (Peer-reviewed), ISSN: 6125-5421, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  6. "Kalila wa Dimna": The Question of Its Indian Origin, al-Majalla al-Thaqafiyya Online Journal, 10 October, 2013, Algeria

Publications: National & Regional

  1. (A Philosopher who deconstructed the Arab Heritage), "Arab Samskruthiye Apanirmicha Chinthakan", A Tribute to George Tharabishi, Thejas Daily Sunday Supplement, 10 April 2016
  2. A Study on "Tajarub - From a Horsewoman's Journey" by Hissa Hamdan, Majalla Kalikoot , Vol. 5, Issue 1, January  2016, PP 53-63, Published by Dept. of Arabic, University of Calicut
  3. "Duranda Naadakam Poloru Jeevitham" (Life like a tragedy), A Tribute to Ashraf Pahlawi,Mahila Chandrika Magazine, February 2016
  4. "Marubhoomiyil Maathram Jeevichoral" (One Who lived in deserts only), A Tribute to Omar al-Sherif, Madhyamam Sunday Supplement, 26 July 2015
  5. "Kavithaye Aayudhamaakkiya Viplavakaari"(A Rebel who used poetry as a weapon), Sanghashabdam, ISSN 2321-9106, June-July 2015, P 52-54, Association of Kerala Government College Teachers (AKGCT)
  6. Genetic Structuralism in Arab Literary Criticism, Majalla Kalikoot , Vol. 5, Issue 2, May 2015, PP 25-32, Published by Dept. of Arabic, University of Calicut.
  7. "Arab Prasadhaka Lokathe Penperuma" (Women Excellence in the World of Arab Publishers), Interview with Dr. Maryam al-Shinasi, Madhyamam Friday Supplement, 3 July 2015
  8. "Kavitha Kalaapamaakumbol" (When Poetry becomes Revolution), Long Interview with Adonis, Madhyamam Weekly, 25 May 2015, PP 32-41
  9. "Swathanthryam Thanne Manushyathwam(Freedom is Humanity), Meet the Poet Programme With Adonis, Vijnana Kairali Journal, PP 40-42, Kerala Bhasha Institute, 5 June 2015
  10. "Viplavam Ennathu Aru Kolakalalla" (Revolutions is not the killings), Interview with Adonis, Madhyamam Sunday Supplement, 10 May
  11. Post Colonialism in Arabic Criticism, Majalla al-Hind, ISSN 2321-7928, Vol. 4, Issue 1-2, 2015 Jan-Jun, PP 106-140
  12. Mustafa Sadiq al-Rafi'e as a critical-Lugah Online Journal, ISSN 2394-4862, Vol. 1, Issue 2, January 2015
  13. Descartes' Approach with Taha Husaynal-Thazamun Journal, ISSN 2350-1219, November 2014, Vol. 2, Issue 2, PP 36-38 , Azharul Uloom College, Aluva, Kerala
  14. Gayatri Spivak : Indian theorist of Post-colonial DiscourseThaqafatul Hind Journal, ISSN 0970-3713, 2014, Vol. 65, No. 1, PP 26-42 , Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi
  15. Post-colonial Discourse in "Mawsimul Hijra Ilal Shamal" of al-Tayyib Salihal-Shrooq al-Hindi Journal, ISSN 2320-4451, No. 1, Issue 2, February 2014, PP 69-75, Assam University Silchar, Assam
  16. "Critical Approaches of Mustafa Sadiq al-Rafie & Taha HusaynHakeem al-Hind, ISSN 2347-2057, No.1, September 2013, PP 61-65, Sree Sankara University of Sanskrit, Regional Centre Tirur, Kerala
  17. "Psychological Criticism in Arabic", Proceedings of UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Modern Trends in Arabic Literature, Dept. of Arabic, PSMO College, Tirurangadi, Kerala,2013.
  18. "Nitaqat: Mareechikayakunna Pravasam", Sanghashabdam, ISSN 2321-9106, Part I, August - September 2013, P 52-55, Part II, October -November, 2013, PP 50-51, Association of Kerala Government College Teachers (AKGCT)
  19. "Arabic in the Higher Education scenario of Kerala", Sourvenir of the Centenary of Arabic Language Teaching in Kerala, September 2013, P 16, Dept. of Linguistics, University of Kerala & Dept. of Education, Govt. of Kerala
  20. "Return Migration from UAE: The Case of Kerala", The Philosopher Research JournalISSN 2319-8311, April-June 2013, Ed. 2, PP 206-209, Sree Sankara University of Sanskrit, Tirur, Kerala.
  21. "The Arab Spring", Arabic Teachers' Bulletin, March 2013, Vol 50, No. 4, PP 75-77, Published by Kerala Arabic Munshis Association, Kerala.
  22. "Principles of Education in the Prophetic Traditions", Proceedings of International Seminar on Hadith & Modern Science, February 2013, PP 48-58, Dept. of Arabic, Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu.
  23. Egyptian Women's Literary Criticism, Majalla Kalikoot , Vol. 3, Issue 2, January  2013, PP 66-87, Published by Dept. of Arabic, University of Calicut.
  24. "Indian Origin of Kalila wa Dimna", Thaqafatul Hind, ISSN 0970-3713, Vol.63, No.2, 2012, PP 53-74, Published by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi
  25. " Orientalist Approach in the Interpretation of Holy Qur'an", Al-Rayhan Journal, Vol II, No. 3, August 2012, PP 11-21, Dept. of Arabic, W.M.O. Arts & Science College, Muttil, Wayanadu, Kerala.
  26. " Women's Literary Criticism in Egypt", Proceedings of the National Seminar on Arabic Language & Literature in the Present Scenario, 2012, PP 28-40, Department of Arabic, M.E.S. Asmabi College, Kodungallor, Thrissur, Kerala, ISBN-978-81-925995-1-9
  27. "Development of Comparative Literature in Arabic", Proceedings of National Seminar on The Arab Experiences of New Trends in Comparative Literature , 2012, PP 68-86, Department of Arabic, PTM Government College, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram
  28. "Imam al-Ghazzali & Ibn Rushd and their Approach to Philosophy", Proceedings of National Seminar on Contemporary Significance of Ghazzalian Thoughts, March 2012, PP 71-78, Department of Arabic, MSM College, Kayamkulam, Alappuzha, ISBN-978-81-921610-1-3
  29. "Arabic Literary Criticism with Psycho-Analysis", Thaqafatul Hind, ISSN 0970-3713, Vol.62, No.3, 2011, PP 47-57, Published by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi
  30. "Comparative Literature in the Arab World", Majalla al-Aasima ,Vol. 3, 2011, PP 105-118, Published by Department of Arabic, University college, Thiruvananthapuram
  31. "Kalila wa Dimna: the Question of Its Indian Origin", Majalla KalikootNo.3,   Vol.2, December 2011, PP 35-51, Published by Dept. of Arabic, University of Calicut.
  32. "Return Migration from United Arab Emirates: the Case of Kerala", Proceedings of International Seminar on Socio-Cultural Exchange between UAE & Kerala, 2012. PP 15-20, Department of Arabic, University of Kerala.
  33. "Educational Principles in Holy Qur'an", Proceedings of International Seminar on the Language, Interpretations & Science of Qur'an, Vol 2, 2012, PP 11-116, Dept. of Arabic, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
  34. "Najib Mahfouz: a Genius in Arabic Novel", Arabic Teachers' Bulletin, February 2012, Vol 46, No. 4, PP 67 -68, Published by Kerala Arabic Munshis Association, Kerala.
  35. "International Status of Arabic Language", Al-Mahara Journal, Vol 1, Issue 1, December 2011, PP 27-30, Published by Department of Arabic, Maharaja's College, Ernakulam, Kerala.
  36. "Ibn Khaldun and his Introduction to History", Al-Katib Arabic Magazine, October 2011, PP 35-37, Published by K.M.M.M.O. Arabic College Staff Council, Tirurangadi, Kerala.
  37. "Influence of Western Schools in the Modern Arabic Literary Criticism", Seminar Proceedings of National Seminar on Arabic in the Modern & Contemporary Text & Context, 2011, PP 118-146, Published by Department of Arabic, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
  38. " Indian Diaspora in GCC Countries: The Case of Kerala", Journal of Politics & Society , Vol. 6, No. 1& 2, March 2011, PP 78-85, Published by Department of Political Science, University college, Thiruvananthapuram
  39. " Deconstruction: a rebelious reading in contemporary literary criticism", Majalla al-Aasima ,Vol. 2, December 2010, PP 88-103, Published by Department of Arabic, University college, Thiruvananthapuram
  40. " Critical Approaches of Mustafa Sadiq al-Rafi'e & Taha Husayn: a study",Majalla Kerala, No.1 , Vol. 1, December 2010, Published by Department of Arabic, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
  41. " Principles of Education in Holy Qur'an ", Sawt al-Umma, Vol. 42, No. 11, November 2010, PP 54-58, Published by Darutta'lif wattarjuma, Banaras, Uther Pradesh, India.
  42. " Psychoanalytical School in Modern Arabic Literary Criticism ", Majalla Kalikoot,No. 2, Vol. 1, June 2010, PP 13-24, Published by Department of Arabic, University of Calicut.
  43. " Structuralism in contemporary Arabic critical reading ", Majalla al-Aasima ,No. 1, November 2009, PP 41-53, Published by Department of Arabic, University college, Thiruvananthapuram
  44. " Biruda padyapadhati: Anivaryamaya Parishkaranam "  published in Madhyamam daily, on Ocober 9, 2009.
  45. Arabic Language and its universality ", Al-Risala Souvenir , January 2010, PP 86-88, Published by MSM Arabic College, Kadakkal, Kollam.

 

Paper Presentations

  1. Philosophy of Ibn Rushd, UGC National Seminar on Contribution of Arabs to World Culture & Civilization, organized by Department of Arabic, M.E.S. College, Ponnani, Malappuram, Kerala, 17-18 February, 2016
  2. Influence of Orientalism on the Issue of Pre-Islamic Poetry, National Seminar onOriental Studies on Arab Culture & Literature, Department of Arabic, PTM Govt. College, Perinathalmanna, Kerala, 18-19 November 2015
  3. Contemporary Arab Poetry, International Seminar on World Literature: Near & Apart, Department of Malayalam, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, 15 October 2015
  4. A Study on "Tajaarub: from a Horsewoman's Journey" by HH Hissa Hamdan al-Maktoum, International Seminar on Arab Culture & UAE Heritage, Dept. of Arabic, University of Calicut, on 10-11 June 2015
  5. Theatre Studies in Arabic: Model Syllabus, UGC National Workshop on Designing New Courses in Arabic, 7 January 2015, Department of Arabic, Government College, Kasaragodu
  6. Principles of Translation, Invited Lecture, Department of Arabic, University of Calicut, 19 December 2014
  7. Development of Arabic Literary Criticism, National Seminar on New Dimensions of Arabic Literary Criticism, Department of Arabic, Maharaja's College, Ernakulam Kerala, 10 December 2014
  8. Educational Dimensions of Holy Qur'an, National Seminar on Development of Qur'anic Studies, Jami'a Salafiyya, Pulikkal, Kerala, 12 October 2014
  9. Palestine Issue: an historical analysis, Refresher Course in Arabic, Academic Staff College, University of Calicut, 11 October 2014
  10. Reciprocal Relationship between Arabic Novels & Egyptian Cinema with special reference to 'Zoqaq el-Midaq' of Najib Mahfouz, International Seminar on Contemporary Films on Arabs & Related Culture, Dept. of Arabic, University of Calicut, on 12-13 August 2014
  11. Islamic Literary Criticism with Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi, National Seminar on Indo-Arabic Literature with special reference to Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi, Dept. of Arabic, MES Mampad College, Malappuram, Kerala, 19-20 February, 2014.
  12. Post-colonial Criticism, National Seminar on the New Avenues in Literary Criticism, Dept. of Arabic, PTM Govt. College, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram, Kerala, 22-23 October 2013.
  13. Psychological Criticism in Arabic, 2 Day National Seminar on Modern Trends in Arabic Literature, Dept. of Arabic, PSMO College, Tirurangadi, Kerala, 10-11 September 2013.
  14. Principles of Education in the Prophetic Traditions, 2 Day International Seminar on Hadith& Modern Science, Dept. of Arabic, Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, 19-20 February 2013
  15. A Database of Objective Questions (Literary Criticism) for UGC NET/JRF Examinations, 2 Day National Level Workshop Organized by Department of Arabic, Government College, Malappuram, 22-23 January, 2013
  16. New Syllabus for BA Arabic (Private, University of Kerala) Programme, 3 Day University Level Workshop for designing the Scheme & Syllabi of BA Arabic (Private, Annual Scheme) and BA Afsal-ul-Ulama (IDE, Annual) Programmes of University of Kerala, Board of Studies in Arabic (Pass), University of Kerala, Department of Arabic, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, on 28 December, 2012
  17. Psycho-Analytical Literary Criticism of George Tarabishi, National Seminar on Contemporary Arabic Prose Writers, Department of Arabic, TM Govt. College, Tirur, Malappuram, Kerala on 17 December, 2012
  18. Research Methodology, Invited Lecture, at Department of Arabic, University of Calicut, on 05 October 2012
  19. Women's Literary Criticism in Egypt, National Seminar on Arabic Language & Literature: The Present Scenario, Department of Arabic, M.E.S. Asmabi College, Kodungalloor, Thrissur, Kerala on 19 July, 2012.
  20. Orientalist Approach in the Interpretation of Holy Qur'an, International Seminar on Tafsir Literature in the Modern Period, Department of Arabic, Persian & Urdu, University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 11 January, 2012
  21. Literary Theory & Criticism, at Institute of Distance Education, University of Kerala, on 29 December, 2011
  22. Arabic Literary Criticism on Resistance Literature, National Seminar on Patriotism in Modern Arabic Poetry, Department of Arabic, Maharaja's college, Ernakulam on 15 December, 2011.
  23. Comparative Literature in the Arab World, National Seminar on the Arab Experiences of New Trends in Comparative Literature, Dept. of Arabic, PTM Govt. College, Perinthalmanna, on 11-12 October, 2011
  24. Return Migration from the United Arab Emirates: the Case of Kerala, International Seminar on Socio-Cultural Exchange between UAE & Kerala, Dept. of Arabic, University of Kerala, on 19 July, 2011
  25. " Kalila wa Dimna: The Question of It's Indian Origin ", International Seminar on the Indian Contribution to Arabic Literature, Dept. of Arabic, University of Calicut, on 26-28 March 2011
  26. "Approach of Imam al-Ghazzali & Ibn Rushd to Philosophy", National Seminar on the contemporary Relevance of the thoughts of Imam al-ghazzali, Dept. of Arabic, MSM College, Kayamkulam, Kerala on 27 February 2011
  27. Direct Grading & Examination paper in Arabic, Workshop cum Orientation programme on the First Degree Programme in Arabic under Choice Based Credit & Semester system, 02-03/07/2010, Dept. of Arabic, University College
  28. " Principles of Education in Holy Qur'an ", International Seminar on the language, Interpretations and Science of Qur'an, Dept. of Arabic, University of Kerala, on 30 April 2010
  29. Modern Arabic Poetry ", at Institute of Distance Education, University of Kerala, on 07 April 2010
  30. Translation : Theory ", at Institute of Distance Education, University of Kerala, on 06 April 2010
  31. The Kite Runner "  by Khaled Hosseini : Historical, Political and Cultural contexts", Presented in the Refresher course in Comparative literature, at Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, on 27 January 2010
  32. " Structuaralism in Contemporary Arabic critical reading " presented in National seminar on post modern trends in contemporary Arabic literature held at Department of Arabic, University college, Thiruvananthapuram on 21 October, 2009.
  33. " India & GCC Countries: Diaspora and Development " presented in International seminar on New dimensions of Indo-Arab relations held at Department of Arabic, Maharaja's college, Ernakulam on 11 August, 2009.
  34. " The Palestine Issue: an historical analysis "  presented in Orientation programme  for college teachers  at Academic staff college, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram on 09 May, 2009.