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Kaikasi V. S.
Asst.Professor of English
Department of English

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Present Position
Assistant Professor of English
Experiencea 6 years (2010 January 11 onwards)
Highest Qualification MA, B.Ed ( UGC NET with JRF)
Areas of Interest Literary Theory ,Indian Aesthetics, American Literature, Teaching of English, Indian Literature ,Phonetics, Creative Writing etc
Field of Research Indian Mythology
Guideship Details Nil
Subjects Handled
Phonetics, Drama, Poetry, American Literature, Teaching of English, Women's Writing, Indian Aesthetics
Academic Responsibilities Undertaken
  • Internal Mentor of Walk With the Scholar Programme 2014 onwards
  • Tutor of Second Year Post-Graduation Students 2013-14
  • SSP Course Co-ordinator II BA English (2013 onwards)
  • Teacher Co-ordinator of Quiz Club
  • Co-ordinator , Performimg Arts
  • Preparation of Question Paper for Kerala University Examination
  • Faculty Member, Centre for Adult Continuing Education Centre, University of Kerala, 2016
  • Resource Person in National Seminars
  • Chaired two sessions in National Seminars

Duties Performed
  1. Editorial Board Member of College Magazine , K.N.M College Kanjiramkulam
  2. Served as Additional Examiner for University Examiantion, both UG and PG
  3. Delivered a lecture on Rabindranath Tagore and Children for a workshop organized for children who belonged to the Rangaprabhat Children’s Theatre on 6 August 2011
  4. Served as Master Trainer at the 21 day ASAP Training Programme from May 6 2013 to May 25 2013
  5. Was appointed as External Panelist for the Recruitment of SDEs for the ASAP programme 2014 , 2015 and 2016
  6. Served as Chief Examiner for Kerala University Examination, 2016
  7. Member, College Discipline Committee (2015-16)
Research Projects Undertaken UGC Minor Research Project (ongoing) titled ‘Cinderella: The Impact of folklores, myths and fairy tales in creating a female cultural identity’
Research Publications
  • Journal of Kerala Studies, Vol.XXXVIII March, June, September, December 2011, THEYYAM: THE DUAL EXPERIENCE OF BEING GOD AND MAN AND THE PROBLEMS OF MARGINALISATION’,Pages: 17-22
  • Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth: Pages 168-172
  • Following the Gypsy’s Foot: Pages 99-104
  • J.C.Daniel: Malayala Cinemayude Vigatakumaran: Pages130-133
  • Vailopilli Kavithayum Jeevithavum: Vailoppilliyude Onakkavithakal pages 197-200
  • Holistic Thought, Vol XII No.2(ISSN 0975-33) "Revisting Ramayana: A Gender Perspective" Pages- 89-93

7. Published an article entitled ‘Yaadhaardhyavum Pratheethiyum Zizekinte Chinthakalil’ in the January 2015 edition of Vigyanakairali Volume 46, Issue 1

8. Published a poem entitled “ The Perfect Human Being” in PUNE RESEARCH an International Research Journal In English

9. Published an article entitled “The Many Faces of Dracula: A Journey through Movies based on Count Dracula with Special Reference to Francis Ford Coppola’s Dracula” in LITTCRIT . pages 108-112

 

Books Published
Translated and Published a book entitled " Folk Tales From Kashmir" H&C publishers, Thrissur
Paper Presentations

SEMINAR PAPERS PRESENTED

International

  1. Presented a paper in the 15th annual conference of Association of Third World Studies, South Asia Chapter organized by the Department of History, University of Kerala, Kariavattom held at University Student’s Centre, Thiruvananthapuram on 24-26th May 2010.
  2. Presented a paper in the 16th annual conference of Association of Third World Studies, South Asia Chapter organized by the Department of History, Annamalai University, Chidambaram from 27th-29th April 2011.
  3. Presented a paper in the U.G.C. Sponsored three-day International seminar on ‘Fiction to Film: An Interdisciplinary Approach’ organized by the Department of English, Govt. College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala in collaboration with the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy on 14, 15 and 16 March 2012.
  4. Presented a paper in the 17th annual conference of Association of Third World Studies, South Asia Chapter held at the Navier Centre of Historical Research, Bardez Goa, Goa from 26-28 April 2012.
  5. Presented a paper in the international one day bi-lingual seminar on ‘Cultural Criticism: Changing Perspectives’ conducted jointly by The Kerala state institute of languages and Asan memorial association Kaikara on 6th May 2012.
  6. Presented a paper in the 18th annual conference of Association of Third World Studies, South Asia Chapter held at the Gandhigram Rural University, Gandhigram, Dindugal, Tamilnadu from 29 November to 1 December 2013.
  7. Presented a paper in the three – day International Conference on Humour: Texts, Contexts organized by the Litt crit and the Department of Humanities, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram on 7th and 8th December 2013.
  8. Presented a paper in the three day International Seminar organized by the Dept of Sanskrit and Linguistics on 24, 25 and 26 of February 2014

 

NATIONAL

  1. Presented a paper in the National Seminar on ‘Gender and Culture’ organized by Centre for Women’s Studies, University of Kerala and Women’s Studies Cell, All Saints’ College, Thiruvananthapuram on 21, 22 January 2010.
  2. Presented a paper in the two-day national seminar on birth centenary of Vyloppilli organized by Department of Malayalam, K.N.M. Govt. Arts & Science College, Kanjiramkulam, Thiruvananthapuram on 17th & 18th November 2011.
  3. Presented a paper in the U.G.C. sponsored two-day national seminar on ‘Human Rights-A Sociological Perspective’ organized by the Department of Sociology, K.N.M. Govt. Arts & Science College, Kanjiramkulam, Thiruvananthapuram on 1, 2 December 2011.
  4. Presented a paper in the cultural criticism seminar organized by the M.N.Vijayan Samskarikavedi on 26, 27 May 2011.
  5. Presented a paper in the national seminar conducted jointly by The State Institute of Languages and M.N. Vijayan Samskarikavedi on 11th November 2011.
  6. Presented a paper in the U.G.C. Sponsored National Seminar ‘Charting New Territories: Cartographies of Popular Media and Culture’ organized by the Department of English, All Saints’ College, Thiruvananthapuram on 18 and 19 August 2011.
  7. Presented a paper in the national seminar on ‘Communication via Culture’ organized by the Department of English, K.N.M. Govt. Arts & Science College, Kanjiramkulam, Thiruvananthapuram on 29 and 30 November 2011.
  8. Presented a paper in the national seminar on ‘Constraints of the Marginalised: Representation of Women in Contemporary Indian Writing’ organized by the Dept. of English, T.K.M.College of Arts and Science, Kollam on 29, 30 September 2011.
  9. Presented a paper in the national seminar on ‘Asan Kavitha Himalayasanuvil ninnu Malayala Samathalathilekk’ organized by the Pallana-Mahakavi Kumaranasan Samskarika samithi on 25th August 2012.
  10. Presented a paper in the national seminar on ‘The Diachronic journey of Malayalam Poetry’ organized by the Department of Malayalam, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram from 17th to 19th October 2012.
  11. Presented a paper in the national seminar on ‘Emerging Perspectives in Media Studies’ organized by the Department of English, Government College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram on 23 and 24 February 2012.
  12. Presented a paper in the two-day national seminar on ‘Financial Inclusion for Inclusive Growth- A Myth or Reality’ organized by the Department of Commerce, K.N.M. Govt. Arts & Science College, Kanjiramkulam, Thiruvananthapuram on 19 and 20 January 2012.
  13. Presented a paper in the two-day national seminar on ‘Social Exclusion & Social Development in India: A Sociological Perspective’ organized by the department of Sociology, K.N.M. Govt. Arts & Science College, Kanjiramkulam, Thiruvananthapuram on 10, 11 January 2012.
  14. Presented a paper in the national seminar on ‘Following the Gypsy’s Foot: The Language & Literature of Travel’ organized by the Department of Communicative English, K.N.M. Govt. Arts & Science College, Kanjiramkulam, Thiruvananthapuram on 27 & 28 November 2012.
  15. Presented a paper in the two-day national seminar on ‘Current Economic Issues and Development’ organized by the Department of Economics, K.N.M. Govt. Arts & Science College, Kanjiramkulam, Thiruvananthapuram on 24 and 25 January 2012.
  16. Presented a paper in the U.G.C. National seminar on ‘Bharatiya soundarya sastrathile Prathirodha nilapadukal’ organized by the Department of Malayalam, University College, Thiruvananthapuram on 12th and 13th February 2013.
  17. Presented a paper in national symposium on ‘Post Theory Perspectives on Art, Technology and Multiculturalism’ organized by the Department of English, University College, Thiruvananthapuram on 6th and 7th March 2013.
  18. Presented a paper in the two-day national seminar on ‘Aesthetics during Pre-Dhvani, Dhvani and Post-dhvani period’ organized by the Department of Sanskrit, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram on 26th and 27th March 2013.
  19. Presented a paper in the two-day national seminar organized by the Department of English, Bishop Moore College, Mavelikkara, Kerala on 13th and 14th August 2013.
  20. Presented a paper in the three day national seminar organized by the Dept. of English, Christian College Chengannur on 5, 6 and 7 September 2013.
  21. Presented a paper in the two day national seminar organized by the Dept. of English, Marthoma College Thiruvalla on 11 and 12 September 2013.
  22. Presented a paper in the two day national seminar organized by the Dept. of Economics and Department of History, All Saints’ College, Thiruvananthapuram on 29th and 30th January 2014.
  23. Presented a paper at the two day National Seminar on Dalit Literature  organized by the Dept. of English T.K.M College on 17 and 18 of February 2014.
  24. Presented a paper at the National Seminar organized by the Dept of English, University College Thiruvanathapuram on 24 March 2014.
  25. . Presented a Paper in the National Seminar organized by the State Inst of Languages in Association with the Kayikkara Asan Smaraka Memorial on May 4, 2015.

26.  Presented a Paper in the National Seminar Organized by the Dept of Sanskrit, Kariyavattom on February 12 2016

27. Presented a Paper in the Two Day National Seminar organized by the Dept. of English Govt Arts College, Thiruvananthapuram on 29, February 2016

Invited Lectures

1.Served as Resource Person and presented a paper titled “De-Canonization and the Quest for the Ideal Paradigm in Art: A Perspective Based on Cultural Studies” in a workshop organized by SN College Chempazhanthy in collaboration with the Dept of Cultural Studies , University of Kerala on 1 October 2015

 

2. Resource Person at the National Seminar organized by the Dept of English, Victoria College Palakkad (November 20,2015)

3. Resource Person at the Seminar organized by the Dept of English Emmanuel College Vazhichal. (January 6, 2016)

4. Resource Person at the National Seminar organized by the Dept of English, Ayyappa College, Nagercoil (April 4, 2016)

 

 


Seminars / Workshops Organized Organized a Two Day National Seminar  on "Changing Perspectives in Translation Studies" on 15th and 16 December 2015( Sponsored by Directorate of Collegiate Education, Govt. of Kerala
Seminars Attended

Seminars Attended

  1. Attended a seminar on Socio-Political Agitations in Kollam organized by Sree Narayana College, Kollam, on 29th and 30th October 2008.
  2. Attended in a national seminar on Translation Studies organized by Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore and Institute of English, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram on 4th and 5th September 2008.
  3. Attended an International Seminar on Democratic and Secular Education organized by the Government of Kerala from 4th to 6th December 2008.
  4. Attended a one-day seminar on Reading Media, Re-reading Reality organized by Department of English, Government College for Women on 26th February 2009.
  5. Attended a National Seminar on Imaging Cultures Beyond Disciplines: Cultural Studies in India, organized by the Institute of English, University of Kerala on 19th and 20th March 2009.
  6. Attended a UGC National Seminar on Women Writers in Malayalam organized by the department of Malayalam, Govt. Sanskrit College, Thiruvananthapuram held on 20th and 21st March 2009.
  7. Attended an International Conference on Indians Looking Homeward: Text, Performance and Culture & Asian Canadian Diaspora organized by Institute of English and UGC Area Study Centre for Canadian Studies from 2nd to 4th March 2010.
  8. Attended an International Seminar on ELT: Innovative Interactive Strategies organized by UGC SAP, Institute of English and Centre for English Language Teaching on February 1, 2011.
  9. Attended a one-day seminar on Scientific Heritage of India organized by Department of Sanskrit, University College, Thiruvananthapuram on 9th March 2012.
  10. Attended a two-day seminar on ICT Enabled Education organized by IQAC, University College, Thiruvananthapuram on 21st and 22nd March 2012.
  11. Attended a one-day seminar on Enhancing Quality of Research organized by The Research Committee, University College, Thiruvananthapuram on 27th March 2012.
  12. Participated in the Book release & Seminar on From the Fathoms to the Front: Lesser Known Facets of Social Reform in South India organized by the Department of History, University of Kerala, kariavattom on 30th May 2012.
  13. Participated in the UGC sponsored National Conference on Diaspora Studies: Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh organized by UGC SAP, Institute of English on 10th and 11th September 2012.
  14. Attended a one-day national seminar on Translation of Sanskrit Plays in Malayalam organized by the Department of Sanskrit, University College, Thiruvananthapuram on 7th January 2013.
Symposium Attended
  • Attended the symposium titled The Many Lives of Edward Said organized by the Department of English, All Saints’ College, Thiruvananthapuram on 13 November, 2013
Workshops Attended
  1. Was a Resource Person for Material Production at the National Workshop on Diaspora Studies, coordinated a module and presented a paper on Chinese-American Diaspora organized by UGC SAP, Institute of English on 22nd and 23rd November 2013.
  2. Attended Train the Trainer Workshop and participated in the Residential Training Programme for Master Trainers of Training Partner Scheme of ASAP conducted by Higher Education Department, Government of Kerala from 4th to 7th April 2013.
  3. Attended a National level workshop on Creative Writing organized by the Department of English, Sanskrit College, Thiruvananthapuram on 3rd and 4th January 2013.
  4. Attended a National Workshop on Towards a Student-Centered Pedagogy in English Language Teaching organized by the Department of English, Christian College, Kattakada on 29 to 31 July 2010.
  5. Attended a Two day Workshop organized by Directorate of Collegiate Education for Co-ordinators and Internal Mentors of the 'Walk With a Scholar ' Programme at Govt Arts College (9-10-2013 to 10-10-2013)
  6. Attended the One day Workshop for Question Paper Preparation for 5th Semester of SSP held at Govt.College for Women,on 29-11-2014
  7. Attended the ten day workshop organized by FlAIR at EFLU,Hyderabad from 10-11-2014 to 21-11-2014

Refresher Courses Attended Nil
Orientation Programmes Attended
  • Attended an orientation programme (IT oriented) at the Academic Staff College Karyavattom from 2 June 2010 to 29 June 2010
  • Attended a Yoga course conducted in Balabhavan , Thiruvananthapuram from 1 June 2011 to 21 June 2011.
  • Attended the Translators’ Orientation Programme organized by the National Translation Mission in collaboration with State Institute of Languages, Kerala from 29th to 3rd March 2012.

Awards / Honours / Patents Conferred
  • Receipient of the Prestigious "BEST EDUCATIONALIST AWARD" instituted by The Rotary International in the year 2015
  • FLAIR National Internship 2014
  • Best outgoing student of All Saints’ College, Thiruvananthapuram for good conduct and service in the college, 2000-03.
  • Winner of the Sargaprathiba award of Govt. College for Teacher Education, Thycaud, 2005-06 batch of teacher trainees
  • Kerala University Second Rank Holder in the Pre-Degree Examination in the year 2000.
  • Published poems in several national and international journals
Membership (s) in Nil
Consultancy Services Bilingual Translations works undertaken
Content writing for books and journals
Creative Writer
Quiz Master