Profile
Name Dr. C.Amutha Charu Sheela
Designation Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest Area of Interest * Diaspora Literature * Drama * Theatre * Marketing Management * Advertising and Corporate Communications
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Email Id (Official) acsheela@svce.ac.in
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Date of Joining
Nature of Association
Qualification

Qualification
* B.A English Literature, Sarah Tucker College For Women, Thirunelveli , Madurai Kamaraj University, 1990

* M.A English Literature, Sarah Tucker College For Women, Thirunelveli Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, 1992

* M.Phil English Literature Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, 1993

* M.B.A (Operations management) IGNOU ,2003

* Ph.D Queen Mary’s College, University Of Madras

Academic Experience

Academic Experience
Senior Lecturer
Teaching English for first year BE and B Tech students and Communications Skills for third year BE and B Tech students at Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering since July 2007

Lecturer
Teaching English for first year BE and B Tech students and Communications Skills for third year BE and B Tech students at Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering July 2005 – June 200

Asst. Professor
Taught Technical English for first year B.E and B.Tech students at
St.Peters Engineering College,Avadi from Jan 2005-June2005

Lecturer
Handled Technical English for first year B.E and B.Tech students at
St.Peters Engineering College,Avadi from July 1996-December2004

Sub- Editor
Worked as Sub-Editor in Macmillan Publications Pvt.Ltd.from June1994-April1995

Courses Handled

Courses Handled
Technical English for First Year B.E and B.Tech

Communication Skills Lab for Third Year B.E and B.Tech

Total Quality Management for Final Year

Principles of Management

Research & Consultancy

Research Publications

Published a paper titled Resilient Voices : Cultural and Political Resistance of Fisher folk in Joe D’Cruz Aazhi Choozh in Ulagu and Vanna Ni;avan’s By the Sea in BODHI – International journal of Research in Humanities, Ats and Science Vol.2/Special issue 1/December 2017/ p 26-30 (ISSN:2456-5571. UGC approved journal(J.No 44274) Impact factor 1.014)
Published a paper titled ENGAGEMENTS AND ENCOUNTERS: THE POLITICS OF SECULARISM IN M.G.VASSANJI’S THE ASSASSIN’S SONG in ROOTS – International journal of Multidisciplinary Researchhes Vol.4/Special issue 1/October 2017/ p 28-33 (ISSN:2349-8684. UGC approved journal(J.No 48991) Impact factor 3.487)
Published a paper titled ‘The Great Indian Divides : Reading of Arvind Adiga’s Between the Assassinations as Post colonial Subaltern Discourse’ in Scholastic International Research journal of Language and Literature 1 issue 6 Jan 2015 p 105- 117
A paper titled ‘London Dreams: Analysis of TabishKhair’s The Thing About Thugs as an Anti-Colonial Discourse’ was published in Language in India; Dec 2011, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p312. (listed in Ebscohost).
Paper titled Redefining Secularism – An Analysis of John Updike’s Terrorist and MohsinHamid’s The Reluctant Fundamentalist as Post-11 September Novels which was published in Language in India .Vol. 10 Issue 11, p80 in 2010 (Listed in Ebscohost).
A paper titled M.G.Vassanji’s‘Style and Language in The Assassin’s Song’ was published in Language in India Vol.1 January 2010 which is listed in Ebscohost
Presented a paper titled ‘Between the Boundaries : Transnational Perspectives in M.G.Vassanji’s “The Assassin’s Song” and “Amriika’ and published in the proceedings of an International conference on ‘Defining the Ethos of the New Millenium’ at Ethiraj College for women on 12th &13th March 2009.

CHAPTER CONTRIBUTIONS

Contributed a chapter titled Believe in Borderlessness: Transnational Perspectives in M.G.Vassanji’s AMRiiKA and The Assassin’s Song to a book titled Transnational Passages : An Anthology of Diaspora Criticism Vol.1 By Ajay K. Chaubey. And Bhushan Kumar published by YKING BOOKS Jaipur 2015 ( ISBN 978-93-82532-97-2)
A paper ‘Crisis of Secularism-David Davidar’sThe Solitude of Emperors as a search for social harmony in a pluralistic society’was presented in a national conference organized by St. John’s College, Palayamkottai in 2012 and published in a book titled English Language and Literature–Across Cultures.(ISBN: 978-81-923897-0-7).
Contributed a chapter titled ‘House Divided against itself- Frictions and fusions in Gita Hariharan’s In Times of Siege and Fugitive Histories’ to a book titled ‘Transforming Spirit of Indian Women writers’. Ed.by Dr. AnitaBalakrishnan and published by Author Press New Delhi, 2012.

International Confernece on ‘Emerging Trends in Literature in English’ Presented a paper titled ‘ The Great Indian Divides : Reading of Arvind Adigas, Between the Assassinations as Post Colonial Subaltern Discourse in One day conference organized by -Bharathi Womens College on 11-12-2014
* Published a paper titled – London Dreams – : Analysis of Tabish Khair�s The Thing About Thugs as- an Anti � Colonial Discourse in Language In India. Vol 11: 12 December 2011 ISSN 1930- 2940

*Served as a guest editor of �Language In India� for the issue Vol 11: 7 JULY 2011 ISSN 1930- 2940. Title of the issue: �Aspects of Autobiography and Biography in Indian Writing in English�.

* Presented a Paper Titled Nostalgia and Cultural Pluralism in M.G.Vassanji�s “Elvis Raja” in an International Conference on Canadian Stidies at Jadhavpur University Kolkata

*Published a Paper Redefining Secularism : An Analysis of John Updike’s Terrorist and Mohsin Hamid’s reluctant Fundamentalist as Post September 11 Novels in an International Journal languageinindia

* Published a Paper Titled Style and Language in M.G.Vassanji�s � The Assassin�s Song� in an International Journal languageinindia

* International conference at Ethiraj College for Women,Chennai from March 12 to March 13 on Defining the Ethos of New Millennium from American and Indian Literature and presented a paper titled Between the Boundaries : Transnational Perspectives in M.G.Vassanji’s “The Assassin’s Song” and “Amriika”

* National Conference on Language and Literature organized by Karunya University, Coimbatore, from November 28to November 29,2008 and presented a paper on Style and Language in M.G.Vassanji’s “The Assassin’s Song”

* Second International Conference and Thirty Eigth Annual Conference of ELTAI at Crescent Engineering College,Chennai from Feb.07, 2007 to Feb.05, 2007 and presented a paper titled Road To Be Taken

* National Conference and Thirty Seventh Annual Conference of ELTAI at Ethiraj College, Chennai from Feb. 04, 2006 to Feb. 05, 2006 and presented a paper on Drama as Literary text and Performance text

* First International Conference and Thirty Sixth Annual Conference of ELTAI at DG Vaishnav College, Chennai from Feb. 04, 2005 to Feb. 05, 2005 and presented a paper on Total Quality Management in Language Teaching

Conference / Workshop / FDP

Workshops Attended

Three day FDP by PMO- IEDP (Programme Monitoring Office – Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Programme) Anna University23rd January – 25th January 2018
Theaterrific-3 day workshop on Theater and Communication Madras Christian College, CHENNAI+ 21,22,23 November 2017
Ten day FDP by PMO- IEDP (Programme Monitoring Office – Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Programme) IIT- Madras 22nd May 2017
Mapping the Ahampuram (A Symposium of Women writers from Tamilnadu) at IIT Madras, 26 th October 2017
Three day FDP by PMO- IEDP (Programme Monitoring Office – Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Programme) Anna University24th – 26th November 2016

Participated Three-Day International Conference on Culture Literature, Arts : Australia – India – University of Madras-8th- 10th, December 2014
A one-day FDP on Language, Literature and Ethics at Muthukumaran Institute of Engineering and Technology, Chennai on Aug 19, 2005
A one-day work shop on “Learning New Methodologies in Language” at M.O.P Vaishnav College Chennai on April 2006
A one-day work shop on “Reading Skills” at British Counsil, Chennai on February2007
A Three-day National Conference of Indian Association For American Studies at Auxilliam College For Women,Vellore,September 2007

Conferences Attended

Presented a paper titled Connections and Interconnections : Oiko Poetic Reading of Reading Richard Flanagan’s The Sound of One hand clapping at the 8th Biennial International Conference of the Indian Association for Studies in Australia (IASA) conducted in association with Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur from 16th Jan 2018 – 18th Jan 2018.
Presented a paper titled ENGAGEMENTS AND ENCOUNTERS: THE POLITICS OF SECULARISM IN M.G.VASSANJI’S THE ASSASSIN’S SONG at the International Conference of the Indian Association for Canadian Studies (IACS) conducted in association with Karunya University, Coimbatore from 27th Jan 2016 – 29th Jan 2016.
Presented a paper titled Commodifying Identity: Reading Richard Flanagan’s The Unknown Terrorist as a Critique of State Power and Media Discourse at the 8th Biennial International Conference of the Indian Association for Studies in Australia (IASA) conducted in association with Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi from 17th Jan 2016 – 20th Jan 2016.
Presented a paper titled The Great Indian Divides : Reading of Arvind Adiga’s Between the Assassinations as Post colonial Subaltern Discourse in the International Seminar held on 11-12- 2014 at Bharathi Women’s College – 600 108.
Participated in the International conference on Culture, Literature, Arts: Australia – India conducted by the Department of English, University of Madras from 8th – 10th December 2014.
A paper ‘Crisis of Secularism-David Davidar’sThe Solitude of Emperors as a search for social harmony in a pluralistic society’was presented in a national conference organized by St. John’s College, Palayamkottai in 2012
Attended an International conference on “Stories of the Immigrant in multicultural Canada”, conducted by Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata in February 2010 and presented a paper on ‘Nostalgia and Cultural Pluralism in M.G. Vassanji’s Elvis Raja’.

Laboratory Handled
Training Attended
Additional Responsibilities

Current Responsibilities
* ISO Co coordinator

* Lab In charge.

* Culturals Co coordinator

* Examiner Anna University

* Examiner S.R.M University

* Examiner Madras University

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