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Dr. DEVIKA S

Assistant Professor, English, General Management Department | [email protected]

Educational Qualification

  • Ph. D in English Literature from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore.
  • Master of Arts in English Literature from English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communicative English from All Saints’ College, Thiruvananthapuram, recognised by Kerala University.
  • UGC-NET holder.
  • Junior Diploma in German from Osmania University, Hyderabad

Employment History

  • Asst. Professor at SCMS Cochin School of Business (From November 2021 till date)
  • Lecturer in Communicative English and Professional Communication, Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Kochi (2017-2021)
  • Asst. Professor in English, Chinmaya College of Arts and Sciences, Kochi (2016-2017)
  • Government Guest Lecturer in English, All Saints’ College, Thiruvananthapuram (2015-2016)
  • Asst.Professor in English, AJ College of Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram (2014-2015)

Key Responsibilities Held

  • Faculty coordinator and tutor of “Remedial English” UGC programme for degree students.
  • Team leader of UGC sponsored cultural programmes and extracurricular learning among students (2019-2020).
  • Faculty coordinator of National Service Scheme (2014-2015).

Teaching Interests

  • Professional Communication
  • English for Specific Purpose
  • Linguistics
  • Remedial English Grammar

Research Interests

  • Gender Studies
  • Self-writing, Narratology
  • Morphology and Phonology
  • Suprasegmental features

Publications

Journals

  • Memory, History and Past in Women’s Slave Narratives. International Journal of English Language, Literature and Humanities. Vol II, Issue V, September 2014-ISSN 2321-7065
  • Anti- pastoral and Counter pastoral in Modernist Poetry. International Journal of English Language, Literature and Humanities. Vol II, Issue VI, October 2014-ISSN 2321-7065
  • Family and Fragmentation in Nepali Diaspora Literature. Bodhi Journal of Humanities. Vol 2. Special Issue 7. March 2018 (UGC Approved Journal)
  • Mobility, Nostalgia and Self Transformation in Nepali Literature: Reading Narayan Wagle’s Palpasa Café as Travel Narrative. The Creative Launcher. Vol2. Issue 6 February 2018(UGC Approved Journal)
  • A paper on Health, Hygiene and Sanitation Problems among Women travelers in Nepal. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development published in VOL 11, No 3, March 2020 issue.
  • Published in conference proceedings on Travel Narratives as a form of Cultural Documentation: Travel, Gender and Culture in Dervla Murphy’s The Waiting Land: A Spell in Nepal in an International Seminar held at KVM College of Arts and Sciences, Cherthala with ISBN 978-81-942970-9-3
  • S Devika, Sreenath Muraleedharan K. Technological Interventions in American Women’s Solo Journeys to Nepal. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology Vol 29, No 9, pp. 4041-4048, DOI: http://sersc.org/journals/index.php/IJAST/article/view/16675, May 2020.
  • S Devika, Sreenath Muraleedharan K. Cultural Documentation in British Travel Literature: An Analysis of Isabella Tree’s The Living Goddess in Journal of Xi’an Shiyou University, Natural Science edition, Vol 17, Issue 1, pp.41-47, V17I01-08.pdf (xisdxjxsu.asia), February 2021
  • S Devika, Sreenath Muraleedharan K. Tourists in Nepal: A Study of Travel Motivation and Consumer Behaviour in Selecting Destination, IBIMA 37 International Conference Proceedings, 1-2 April, Cordoba 2021, Spain. (ISBN: 978-0-9998551-6-4)

International Conferences

  • February 25, 2017: Presented a paper on “Requiem to Mother Nature: An Apocalyptic forecast of the Future of Forest in the works of ONV Kurup” in a UGC Sponsored International Seminar in collaboration with Women’s Studies Centre (CUSAT) on the topic “Forest and Literature” at Thumboormuzhi River Garden, Chalakkudy, Thrissur.
  • September 27, 2017: Presented a paper on Travel and Life: Representing Nepalaya in Narayan Wagle’s Palpasa Café in a National Seminar on Writing Lives: Identity, Textuality and Representation at TM Jacob Memorial Government College, Manimalakkunnu.
  • February 2 2018: Presented a paper on Family and Fragmentation in Nepali Diaspora Literature: A Study on Samrat Upadhyay’s Works on an International Conference held at Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore
  • 25 January 2019: A paper on Caribbean woman in documenting traverse and travails in Nepal: A Study of Jamaica Kincaid’s Among Flowers: A Walk in the Himalaya in the International Conference organized by Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Kochi
  • December 18, 2019: A paper on Unveiling the mystery of Living Goddess in Ishbel Whitaker’s Living Goddess and Isabella Tree’s The Living Goddess in a National Seminar Melange: Symbiosis of Literature and Film at KMM College of Arts and Sciences, Thrikkakkara.
  • February 27,2020: Presented a paper on Travel Narratives as a form of Cultural Documentation: Travel, Gender and Culture in Dervla Murphy’s The Waiting Land: A Spell in Nepal in an International Seminar held at KVM College of Arts and Sciences, Cherthala.
  • April 1,2, 2021: Presented a paper on Tourists in Nepal: A Study of Travel Motivation and Consumer Behaviour in Selecting Destination, IBIMA 37 International Conference held at Cordoba 2021, Spain .

Book Chapter

  • S Devika .“Instrumentalizing Confessions against Gender Subjection; Reconsidering the Body Writing of Kamala Surayya and Sylvia Plath”. Perspectives on Postcolonial Writings; An Exploration. Ed. Ram Avadh Prajapati, Ed. Dr. Ashish Gupta. Allahabad: Takhtotaaz Publications, 2015. 286-293.Print.
  • S Devika. “The Inhumanity of Superstition in One Act Play: A Study of Mahasweta Devi’s Bayen”. Indian English Dramatists: An Exploration. Ed. Ram Avadh Prajapati, Ed. Dr. Ashish Gupta. Allahabad: Takhtotaaz Publications, 2015. 286-293.Print

FDP/STTP/Workshops

  • Participated in the International Workshop on ‘International Research Methods and Academic Skills’, organized by Department of English, St. Theresa’s College, Ernakulam on 8th and 9th August 2017 in collaboration with Root International UK.
  • Participated in FDP on ‘Assessment and Evaluation’ organized by St. Albert’s College, Ernakulam on 28th July 2021.
  • Participated in FDP on ‘Research and Publication in English Literature’ organized by Women’s Studies Centre, CUSAT from 08-08-2021 to 05-09-2021