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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

Language shapes the way we think and 
Determines what we can think about”

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT

          •    B.A.,English Literature course was started in the academic year 1997 – 1998

          •    M.A.,English Literature., course was started in the academic year 2001 – 2002

          •    M.Phil., English course was started in the academic year 2003 – 2004

UGC CARRIER ORIENTED COURSES

          •    COMMUNICATIVE ENGLISH Started in the Academic Year 2005 – 2006

          •    PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT and COMMUNICATION SKILLS Started in the Academic Year 2006 – 2007

DEPARTMENT CERTIFICATE COURSE

          •    SPOKEN ENGLISH Started in the Academic Year 2016 – 2017

          •    MASS COMMUNICATION and JOURNALISM Started in the Academic Year 2016 – 2017

VISION

          To enlighten the knowledge of women and promote their aesthetic sense through literature.

MISSION

          •    To create academic excellence.

          •    To enrich communicative skills.

          •    To inculcate awareness about culture and discipline among the students.

OBJECTIVE

          •    To enable the students to taste the essence of Literature.

          •    To impart a comprehensive and wide ranging standard of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills of the students in English Language.

          •    To unlock the potential excellence of the students.

          •    To offer a platform with spawning countless job opportunities.

S.Parveen Sulthana M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D.,: Head of the Department
Email Address  parveensulthana2108@gmail.com
Total Experience 11 years 9 months
Specialization Applied Linguistics, Indian Writing in English
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Attended 9 National level seminars, 2 FDP and 1 Workshops.

Presented papers in 8 National & 5 International level seminars.

1 National & 2 International papers have been published in seminars.1 paper in Online Journal.

N.Preetha M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil.,: Assistant Professor
Email Address pappusep15@gmail.com
Total Experience 4years 10 months
Specialization British Literature
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Attended 1 National level seminars, 2 FDP and 1 Workshops.

Presented papers in 1 National level seminars.

N.Dhanalakshmi M.A., M.Phil.,: Assistant Professor
Email Address dhana.engma@gmail.com
Total Experience 5years 3 months
Specialization Indian Writing In English
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Attended 1 National level seminars, 2 FDP.

Presented papers in 1 National level seminars.

S.Gomathi M.A., M.Phil, C.L.I.S.,: Assistant Professor
Email Address gomathisuresk@gmail.com
Total Experience 6years 1 months
Specialization Indian Writing in English
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Attended 2 National level seminars, 2 FDP.

Presented papers in 1 National level seminars.

A.Harini M.A., B.Ed., M Phil.,: Assistant Professor
Email Address jaiharini123@gmail.com
Total Experience 4years 2 months
Specialization African Literature
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Attended 6 National level seminars, 3 FDP.

Presented papers in 6 National and 1 International level seminars.

1 papers has been published in National level seminars.

S.Priya M.A., M.Phil.,:Assistant Professor
Email Address priya.engma@gmail.com
Total Experience 3years 7 months
Specialization Indian Writing in English
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Attended 2 National level seminars, 2 FDP.

Presented papers in 3 National level seminars.

J.Julie Jasmine B.SC (ASBT)., M.A., B.E d., M.Phil.,:Assistant Professor
Email Address saraljeniva02@gmail.com
Total Experience 5years 5months
Specialization British Literature
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Attended 3 National level seminars, 2 FDP.

Presented papers in 3 National level seminars.

R.Mahalakshmi M.A., M.Phil.,: Assistant Professor
Email Address mahalakshmiramasamy93@gmail.com
Total Experience 3years 3 months
Specialization American Literature
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Attended 1 National level seminars, 2 FDP.
K.Preetha D.C.E., M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil.,: Assistant Professor
Email Address preethahari24@gmail.com
Total Experience 3years 02 months
Specialization British Literature
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Attended 2 National level seminars, 2 FDP, 1 Workshop in National and 1 Conference in National.

Presented papers in 2 National level seminars.

P.Dhivya M.A., M.Phil.,: Assistant Professor
Email Address dineshpdhivya@gmail.com
Total Experience  3years 02 months
Specialization  African Literature
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Attended 1 National level seminars, 2 FDP.

Presented papers in 1 National level seminars.

M.Gomala M.A., B.Ed.,:Assistant Professor
Email Address  gomalamanokaran@gmail.com
Total Experience 2years 03 months
Specialization African Literature
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Attended 2 National level seminars, 2 FDP.

Presented papers in 2 National level seminars.

P.Malar Selvi M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil.,: Assistant Professor
Email Address yuvapriyanka30@gmail.com
Total Experience 2 years
Specialization British Literature
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Attended 3 National level seminars & 1 Workshop.
G.Praveena M.A., B.Ed.,:Assistant Professor
Email Address praveegopal@gmail.com
Total Experience 4years 2 months
Specialization Indian Writing in English
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Attended 2 FDP.
C.Kavitha M.A., M.Phil.,:Assistant Professor
Email Address ckavithama@gmail.com
Total Experience 1years 08 months
Specialization British Literature
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Attended 1 National level seminars, 2 FDP.

Presented papers in 1 National level seminars.

S.Padmapriya M.A., M.Phil.,:Assistant Professor
Email Address darling23priya@gmail.com
Total Experience 1years 03 months
Specialization British Literature
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Attended 1 National level seminars, 2 FDP.

Presented papers in 1 National level seminars.

D.Saveetha M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil.,:Assistant Professor
Email Address saveekathir@gmail.com
Total Experience 03 months
Specialization Canadian Literature
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Attended 2 FDP.
D.Parimala Devi M.A., B.Ed.,:Assistant Professor
Email Address naguchml@gmail.com
Total Experience 1years 11 months
Specialization American Literature
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Attended 2 FDP.
K.Rathika M.A.,M.Phil.,:Assistant Professor
Email Address raathikamagesh@gmail.com
Total Experience 10 months
Specialization African Literature
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Attended 2 FDP.
N.Mythili M.A.,M.Phil.,:Assistant Professor
Email Address mythilimanjun04@gmail.com
Total Experience 3 months
Specialization Canadian Literature
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Attended 2 FDP.
V.Vani Ayyaswariya M.A.,M.Phil.,(PhD).,:Assistant Professor
Email Address vaniayyaswariya@gmail.com
Total Experience 9 years 3 months
Specialization Afro-American Literature
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Attended 3 National level seminars, 2 FDP.

Presented papers in 3 National level seminars.

8 papers has been published in National level  seminars.

Our Department has produced 07 Gold medalists and 43 Rank holders.

UNIVERSITY GOLD MEDAL
S.NO NAME OF THE STUDENT CLASS BATCH RANK
1 V.S.GOHILAVANI MA (ENGLISH) 2004-2006 I
2 S.VIDHYA MA (ENGLISH) 2007-2009 I
3 P.ANANDHALAKSHMI BA (ENGLISH) 2006-2009 I
4 M.DEEPA MA (ENGLISH) 2009-2011 I
5 V.NADHIYA BA (ENGLISH) 2009-2012 I
6 J. JULIE JASMINE MA (ENGLISH) 2011-2013 I
7 V. NADHIYA MA (ENGLISH) 2012-2014 I
UNIVERSITY RANK HOLDER
S.NO NAME OF THE STUDENT CLASS BATCH RANK
1 J.DIANA NIVEDHINI BA (ENGLISH) 2000-2003 II
2 J.DIANA NIVEDHINI MA (ENGLISH) 2003-2005 III
3 K.SUGANYA MA (ENGLISH) 2004-2006 V
4 K. PARAMESHWARI BA (ENGLISH) 2003-2006 IX
5 P.UMADEVI MA (ENGLISH) 2005-2007 III
6 G.HEMALATHA MA (ENGLISH) 2005-2007 IV
7 G.JOTHIMANI MA (ENGLISH) 2005-2007 IV
8 C.PRAVEENA BA (ENGLISH) 2004-2007 II
9 S.GOMATHI BA (ENGLISH) 2004-2007 III
10 S.KIRUTHIKA BA (ENGLISH) 2004-2007 VIII
11 A.ANISHA BA (ENGLISH) 2004-2007 X
12 M.CHRISTY GOLDASELVI BA (ENGLISH) 2005-2008 III
13 L.KOWSALYA BA (ENGLISH) 2005-2008 VII
14 C.LOGAMBAL BA (ENGLISH) 2005-2008 VIII
15 M.SATHYAPRIYA BA (ENGLISH) 2005-2008 VIII
16 T.VIJAYACHITHRA MA (ENGLISH) 2006-2008 II
17 S.CHARANYA MA (ENGLISH) 2006-2008 V
18 T.SATHYA BA (ENGLISH) 2006-2009 III
19 B.S.SARANYA BA (ENGLISH) 2006-2009 V
20 M.BRINDHA BA (ENGLISH) 2007-2010 IV
21 V.ANITHA BA (ENGLISH) 2007-2010 X
22 C.LOGAMBAL MA (ENGLISH) 2008-2010 IV
23 P.SUGANYA BA (ENGLISH) 2008-2011 III
24 M.SIVASELVI BA (ENGLISH) 2008-2011 VI
25 G.KALAIYARASI BA (ENGLISH) 2008-2011 X
26 P.PRIYA BA (ENGLISH) 2009-2012 II
27 S.GOTHAINAYAKI BA (ENGLISH) 2009-2012 III
28 R.SHANGEETHA BA (ENGLISH) 2009-2012 IV
29 S.VETRISELVI BA (ENGLISH) 2009-2012 VII
30 T.SRIRANJANI MA (ENGLISH) 2010-2012 II
31 S.REVATHI(10.04.1989) MA (ENGLISH) 2010-2012 III
32 V.PRAMILA MA (ENGLISH) 2010-2012 IV
33 C.KALAIVANI MA (ENGLISH) 2010-2012 V
34 K. SATHYA BA (ENGLISH) 2010-2013 VIII
35 J. KIRUTHIKA BA (ENGLISH) 2010-2013 IX
36 B. SIVADEVI MA (ENGLISH) 2011-2013 II
37 K. PARAMESHWARI MA (ENGLISH) 2011-2013 III
38 B. JANANI DEVI BA (ENGLISH) 2011-2014 V
39 N.VINOTHINI BA (ENGLISH) 2011-2014 IX
40 A.T. BRINDHA MA (ENGLISH) 2012-2014 II
41 K. PREETHA MA (ENGLISH) 2012-2014 IV
42 S.VETRISELVI MA (ENGLISH) 2014-2015 VIII
43 S.MIRUDHUBHASHINI BA (ENGLISH) 2013-2016 III

STUDENT SEMINAR DETAILS

          102 students have participated and won prizes in various competitions in intercollegiate meets.

          183 students have participated & presented papers in National level & state level seminars.

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

          Nearly 60 students have become M.Phil research scholars

PLACEMENT DETAILS

          The students of our department have been placed in various institutions after securing their degree in Navarasam Arts and Science college for women. Totally in 2012 – 2013, 28 students are placed both in on campus and off campus. In the academic year 2013 – 2014, 45 students are placed. In the next academic year 2014-2015, 35 students have been placed. Then in 2015-2016, 55 candidates are appointed. Finally in the year 2016-2017, 54 students are placed.

Nearly 12 seminars, conferences, guest lectures are organized by our department from 2012 to 2017.

SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES ORGANISED

•    Our department has organised seminar on 24/8/2012. The seminar has been proceed over by K.A.Akalya M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D from Sri Vasavi Arts and Science college (self), Erode in the topic of “Life and Literature”. Merely 416 students have participated in that occasion.

•    P.Nagaraj from Bharathiar University has been invited as a resource person for our department seminar conducted on 4/10/2013. The topic of “English Language and the Digital world” was clearly explained by him with the strength of 377 students.

•    Department seminar has been conducted on 24.01.2014 with the topic of “Literature : The Mirror of Life”. Mr.K.R.Radhakrishnan M.S., M.Phil., from Vivekanandha College of Arts and Science,Thrichencode gave an inspiring speech before 422 students.

•    Our department has conducted literary exhibition <KWANZAA-2014> in the topic of “The Man of Knowledge and the Power of Inspiration” on 19/2/2014. Dr. T. Manasan M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., and Mr.C.Sadhasivam M.A.,M.Phil., from Chikkaiah Naicker College have been invited as a chief guest, 400 students have participated in that occasion.

•    K.M.Dharmarajan (retd.professor) has been called as a resource person for our department seminar conducted on 26/7/2014. The topic “Characters in Shakespeare’s play” was clearly dealt by him before 413 students.

•    National level seminar <XENIA-2014> has been organised by our department. Dr.V.Bharathi Harisankar from University of Madras, Dr.Lillian Jasper from Women’s Christian college, Chennai, Dr.G.Vennila Bharathi Women’s Government Arts and Science college, Chennai,Dr.Maria Preethi Srinivasan, Queen Mary’s college, Chennai, Dr.Padma V Mckertish from Stella Maris college, Chennai and Dr.Amudha Pandian, Research officer, TamilNadu state council for higher education Chennai has been invited as resource person. They have given seminar on the topic of “Women and Culture: The War within and without”.

•    Our Department seminar has been conducted on 9/1/2015 with the topic of “Literary Genre”. Mr.A.Athiyappan M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D from PGP college of Arts and Science college,Namakkal has given an inspiring speech towards 398 students.

•    N.Mythili M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D., has been accepted to be the resource person for our department seminar on 29/7/2015. She has given an admiring speech on “Boot your Literature”.

•    Department seminar has been conducted on 11/10/2017. The Chief Guest was Dr.C.Kumarasamy Secretary and Correspondent, Navarasam Arts and Science College for women. He has given speech on “Life, Language and Literature”.

•    I.Selvam vice Principal, Navarasam Arts and Science College for women proceed over the seminar on 18/7/2016 in the topic “Power of Language and Literature”.

•    S. Saradhambal, Sri Vasavi college Erode has given a guest lecture on “Post colonial Literature” on 11/01/2017. Merely 354 students have joined in that occasion.

•    Guest lecture has been organized by our department on 17.6.2017. Mr.P.Karthi M.A.,B.Ed.,M.Phil.,PGDHRM,DATTM.,(Ph.D), Associate professor of English, Gobi Arts and Science Colege, Gobi has given an inspiring speech on “Soft skills for professionals excellence”. He has expressed about the importance of soft skills for social participation. Nearly 211 students have participated in that session.

•     Mrs.P.Selvi M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed.,Ph.D., Assistant professor of English from Vellalar College for Women (Autonomous), Thindal, Erode has been given a guest lecture on “English – Ws and H” on 16.2.2018. She has presented that how the students should approach the literature and what is the role played by English in human life. Nearly 311 students and 18 faculties have benefited in that session.

EXTENSION ACTIVITIES: (ACADEMIC YEAR: 2016-17)

          Following the foot prints of Mother Terasa, 15 students of II M.A English Literature visited an orphanage (Sanmarka Gurukulam) in Keeranur in order to witness the condition of orphanages. There were nineteen young children and forty old people. The students went to learn their life style; in turn they came to know how they lead a disciplined life. The young children came out with many queries to secure high marks in their SSLC and HSC examination. Our students had given them many ways of learning. Fifty bed spreads, twenty boxes of used dresses and Rs.3000 for one session food were donated for them on behalf of our department. Our service minded students motivated them in many ways. The main motto of the visit was to create awareness among the young students of our college and also outside world. This beginning will be a ‘saga’

COLLABORATION

SHAKESPEARE INSTITUTE OF ENGLISH STUDIES,CHENNAI

          The English department has collaborated with Shakespeare institute for conducting many competitions for the welfare of the students. So far 862 students from 2012 to 2017 were participated and won prizes.

CLUB ACTIVITIES

English Literary Association :

          The Department conducts various activities for the students through English Literary Association with the motto to develop the potentiality of language of the students. The Association  conducts various competitions like Oratorical, Essay writing, Poem Recitation, Skit, Free zone, Collage, Mime, Debate, , Facial Painting, AD Wizardry, Literary Parade, etc. to bring out the hidden talents of the students and to give a platform for them to exhibit their skills.

          So for 65 students from 2012 to 2017 were participated and got prizes in various competitions.

Disaster Management Club

          English Department heads the Disaster Management Club for imparting the knowledge for dealing with all humanitarian aspects at the time of emergency for speedy recovery and to lessen the impact of Disaster. Every year nearly 40 students participate as members of the club.

          The resource person from various departments such as doctors, fire service also invited to our club in order to give institution among the students.

Function Photos

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Department Newsletter and Guest Lecture Program

A Frolicsome Newsletter Launch and a rejuvenating Guest Lecture Program was organized on 28. 2. 19 at 10.00 am in the conference hall by the  Department of English.

Although we have a long way to go, the first step is always the hardest. Our original official newsletter, in regular publication with latest updates on progress in literature and shout outs from students.We are inclined to continue with latest breakthroughs in pursuit to nurture New Generation.

Guest Lecture by Dr. L. M. Swarnalatha M. A., M.Phil., B. Ed.,Ph.D, Assistant Professor and Head, Department of English, Vellalar College for Women, Thindal, Erode on  “Something for Nothing”

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