History 

The Department of English started offering B.A English Literature as a core course in the year 1978. The Department functions as a part time research department striving to foster academic excellence and research excellence. It is strongly committed to development of communication skills of the students. The special features of the department are Book Club (in association with the Book Club India) and Literacy Blog (Athena’s Musings) which are maintained by the students of the department. The department firmly believes in the power of humanities to bring intellectual transformation which will lead to social transformation.

Dr. (Smt.) G. Kalvikkarasi, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,

Associate Professor & Head


Years of experience : 18 yrs

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Sri R. Balasubramanian, M.A., M.Phil.,

Associate Professor


Years of experience : 18.6 yrs

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Dr. (Smt.) T. M. Gomathi, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,

Assistant Professor


Years of experience : 20.4  yrs

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Dr. S. Balasubramaniam, M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed.,Ph.D.,

Assistant Professor


Years of experience : 23 yrs

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Smt. N. Jayasudha, M.A., M.Phil.,

Assistant Professor


Years of experience : 14.6 yrs

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Smt. S. B. Shanmuga Priya, M.A., M.Phil.,

Assistant Professor


Years of experience : 13.6 yrs

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Smt. R. Janani, M.A., M.Phil.,

Assistant Professor


Years of experience : 9.6 yrs

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Smt. V. Saranya, M.A., M.Phil.,

Assistant Professor


Years of experience : 2.6 yrs

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Smt. K. Saranya, M.A., M.Phil.,

Assistant Professor


Years of experience : 1.6 yrs

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THEATER CLUB- ‘PAGE TO STAGE’

Conducted Theater club – ‘Page to Stage’ on 30.01.2018.  It actively showcases the students’ ability on stage performances throughout the year.  An intra- departmental skit competition was organized as a part of the theatre club activity and skilled students were identified and appreciated with certificates and prizes during the valedictory function of the association.

THE CULTURAL SEMIOTICS OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

Conducted a Two Day International Level Conference on “The Cultural Semiotics of English Language and Literature” on 02.03.2018 & 03.03.2018. 78 Professionals presented research articles in the Conference. 

ACADEMIC SUPPORT PROGRAMME

Conducted Academic Support Programme from 28.06.2017 for the students of Department of History, Economics and Telugu.

WORKSHOP ON “IMPROVING WRITING THROUGH EDITING”

Conducted One day workshop on “Improving Writing through Editing” in association with Chennai Literary Association.  Dr.Albert P’ Rayan, Professor of English, KCG College of Technology & Columnist, The Hindu & The New Indian Express was the resource person.

2016-17

  • Conducted Two day orientation programme for first year students.
  • Conducted Guest Lecture on “Literature and Life”. Dr.V.Ganesan, Associate Professor, A.M. Jain College was the resource person.
  • Conducting Academic Support Programme from 02.08.2016 for the students of Department of Economics and TeluguOrganised Workshop on “New Media” in association with the Chennai Literary Festival
  • Organised “Book Club” and presenting their book reviews on every month.
  • V.S.Madhava & M.Monisha of II B.A.English presented research papers in the students’ conference organized by CTTE College for women, Perambur
    Conducted Inter-departmental Competition such as Essay Writing, Poetry writing and Elocution
  • Valedictory of Athena-the English Association was Celebrated

2015-16

  • Conducted Two day orientation programme for students and inaugurated the “Athena” – The English Association.
  • Guest Lecture on “Indian Literature in Translation”
    “Literary Blog and Book Club” inaugurated by Mr.Olivannan, CEO, Emerald Publishers &
    Mr.R. Srinivasan, President, Book Club India
  • Organised Book Club meeting with five students and presenting their book reviews on different genres
  • For the first time, Our College became a part of the organizing team of Chennai Literary festival. Under the college banner, Picture story telling competition was organized by Mr.Murali an eminent Rotarian
  • Organised Theatre Workshop in association with the Chennai Literary Association on 18.02.2016. Mr.Dushyanth, Creative Head, Crea Shakthi, Chennai was the Chief Guest. Six colleges participated in the workshop.
  • Conducted Interdepartmental Competition with five events as Spell Bee, Oratory, Essay Writing, Drama and Presentation of Book Reviews
  • Celebrated Valedictory function.

2014-15

  • A workshop on “Technicalities of Spoken and Presentation Skills”  for the Assistant Professors in English was conducted.
  • Conducted Interdepartmental Competitions on “Language Skills”.
  • During the summer a course in ‘Academic Writing’ was organized by Prof. S. Balasubramaniam, 52 Students participated in the course which was organized in 45 modules of 90 minutes duration each.
  • Conducted centralized test in English in foundation English
  • Study Nation’ has ranked the Department of English of our college as third in India and first in Tamilnadu
  • One day National Level Seminar  on “Methods and Materials for Teaching English Language and Literature
  • Released the conference book titled “Methods and Material for Teaching English Language Literature”

2013-14

  • Orientation Programme for 1st year B.A. English Literature Students on “Faculty of English”. This is the first of its kind in the history of our college
  • Guest Lecture on ‘Appreciating and understanding Poetry better’ English Dept. for I, II & III yearsIII B.A English Literature students participated in ENGLITA, a competitive event, conducted by the department of English, K.C.S. Kasi Nadar college
  • The English Literary Association was inaugurated. Dr.K.S.Antony Samy, Associate Professor in English, Loyala college, Chennai, was the Chief guest of the occasion. Fresher’s day was celebrated on the same day. Prof.R.Balasubramanian is the President of the Association for the year 2013-2014
  • Conducted a workshop for the students on “Poetry Analysis”. Dr. A. K. Raju, formerly Professor & Head, Department of English, IDE, University of Madras was the Chief Guest.
  • Conducted Athena 2014, an inter-collegiate competition exclusively for students of English Literature. Nearly 137 students from 16 colleges participated. CTTE College for women, Perambur won the overall championship
  • Conducted a crash course in soft skills “Essentials of language and communication”. Study materials were distributed to the students
  • Conducted a Guest Lecture on Indian writing in English. Dr.P.Kulamolial, Associate Professor and Head, department of English, Queen Mary’s college, delivered the lecture
  • Conducted Guest Lecture on “Importance of Language and Literature”. Dr V.Kadambari, Associate Professor, Ethiraj College for Women delivered the lecture

Dr. (Smt.) G. Kalvikkarasi, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,

Research Supervisor

Number of Research Scholors                                               : 04

Number of Paper published in Journals                              : 05

Number of Paper presented/ published in conference  : 04

Number of Workshop / FDP/Seminar attended                : 04


Sri R. Balasubramanian, M.A., M.Phil.,

Number of Workshop / FDP/Seminar attended                : 03


Dr. (Smt.) T. M. Gomathi M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,

Number of Paper presented/ published in conference  : 10

Number of Workshop / FDP/Seminar attended                : 03


Dr. S. Balasubramaniam, M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed.,Ph.D.,

Number of Paper presented/ published in conference  : 06

Number of Books published                                                   : 05

Number of Workshop / FDP/Seminar attended                : 03


 

Smt. N. Jayasudha, M.A., M.Phil.,   

Number of Paper published in Journals                              : 02

Number of Paper presented/ published in conference  : 06

Number of Workshop / FDP/Seminar attended                : 04


Smt. S. B. Shanmuga Priya, M.A., M.Phil.,

Number of Paper published in Journals                              : 02

Number of Paper presented/ published in conference  : 07

Number of Workshop / FDP/Seminar attended                : 06


Smt. R. Janani, M.A., M.Phil.,

Number of Paper published in Journals                              : 02

Number of Paper presented/ published in conference   : 08

Number of Books published                                                  : 03

Number of Workshop / FDP/Seminar attended                : 10


Smt. V. Saranya, M.A., M.Phil.,

Number of Paper presented/ published in conference  : 01

Number of Workshop / FDP/Seminar attended                : 10


Smt. K. Saranya, M.A., M.Phil.,

Number of Paper presented/ published in conference   : 01

Number of Workshop / FDP/Seminar attended                : 02