The Dept. of English organized Scola Brevis for the first year UG students on 18.2.2020. The resource person was Prof. Tania John, HoD, Dept. of English, Acquinas College, Edakochi..The Topic was “Outcome Based Instruction.”
Orientation for the First Year Students
The Dept. of English organized an orientation for the first year UG students on 16.2.2020. Principal Prof. Valentine Dcruz inaugurated the meeting. The resource persons were Prof. Jose Xavier, Dr. Asha E Thomas, Dr. Pramada Ramachandran, and Dr. Manju K Menon.
Dept. of English and Media and Journalism Club organized a chatshow eith RJ. Suresh Kanjirakatt.AIR rainbow FM 107.5 on 1.12.2020. The chat show was hosted by Prof. Lima Sunny RJ AIR rainbow FM 107.5.
Webinar: Innovative Learning Techniques to Speak English
The Dept. of English and the Office of the Dean of International Affairs organized a webinar on Innovative Learning Techniques to Speak English on 27th November, 2020. The resource person was Mr.Jose Mundencherry, DTM, Corporate Trainer.
Webinar: Women in Malayalam Literature
Report: Webinar on “Women Writers in Malayalam” Equal Opportunity Cell of St. Paul’s College in collaboration with Department of English Model II & Office of Training and Development conducted a webinar on “Women Writers in Malayalam” on 24 November 2020. Dr. Atheena M. N., Assistant Professor, Department of Malayalam, NSS College, Cherthala, was the resource person.
International Webinar: Story Telling in Business Practice
Report: The Department of English, Training and Development Centre and IEDC jointly organized an International Webinar: Story Telling in Business Practice on 12.11.2020. The resource person was Mr. Tom Mannencherry, MS (MUM, Iowa) and MBA (Chicago Booth, 2021), Engineering manager and Product Manager in India and USA.
Webinar on National Education Policy, 2020
Report: The Department of English, Training and Development Centre and IEDC jointly organized a webinar on National Education Policy, 2020 on 11.11.2020. The resource person was Dr. Sinitha Xavier, Assistant Professor and Research Superviser, Research Department of Economics, P.M. Govt. College, Kalady.
Environment and Human Rights
Date: 31 October, 2020
Webinar : Environment and Human Rights – organized by the Department of English and Centre for Training and Development on 30.10.2020. Time: 3pm to 4pm. The webinar Environment and Human Rights aims at creating awareness among the public about protecting the environment considering the specific demographic conditions of the state and presents a practical understanding of the situation safeguarding the rights of all stakeholders.
Participation in Onam celebrations
Report: The students and teachers of the Dept of English arranged Onam celebrations. The celebrations were held through google meet. There were games, puzzles and video presentation of Onam moments with family.
Publication of A Handbook on Milwalky Forest in St. Paul’s College, Kalamassery
Date:1st to 31st August
Report: The Department of English published a handbook which is a compilation of the plnts and trees which comprise the Miyawalky forest in the college. More than 90 different varieties of plants and trees and around 2000 saplings were planted during the Miyawalky plantation drive.
SOS 2020- “Survival of Storms”
Report: Women Empowerment Cell and the Dept. of English organized SOS 2020 as a statement for the hardships faced by the humanity as a whole on 18.8.2020. The resource person was Sr. Niranjana CSST at 11.30 am.
Video Making Competition - Nature is My Friend- Nature Conservation Week Celebrations
Date: August 15-23, 2020
Report: The Department of English observer one week (August 15-23, 2020) as nature conservation week, and held an online video making competition for the students.
Date of submission: 7-14th august
Report: Departments of Hindi Malayalam and English organized Poster Competition on the Topics: India’s Independence and Partition or, India’s Freedom from Covid-19. There were 23 participants.
National Webinar on Gender Justice
Date: 8th July, 2020
Report: The Department of English organized a national webinar on Gender Justice on July 8, 2020. Dr. Smitha CR, Assistant Professor, Department of Languages (Malayalalm), Hindusthan Arts and Science college, Coimbatore served as the resource person.
Online Quiz on Indian Writing
Date: 27th July, 2020
Report: An Online Quiz On Indian Writing was organized by the Department of English on 27 July, 2020. Questions covered the important and the recent developments in the area of Indian writing. The programme was coordinated by Ms. Deepa George.
Online National Webinar
Date: 28th May, 2020
An online national webinar was conducted by the teachers of the Department of English (Model I and Model II). Dr. Vinod Kumar, HOD (Bharatidasan University) and Dr. Jibu Mathew George Assistant Professor (EFLU, Hyderabad) spoke on “Being In Humanities: What does it Entail”
English Literary Club Galore 2020
The Department of English organized the valedictory function of the English Literary Club Galore 2020 on 24th February, 2020.The Director of the Department of English and Foreign Languages, CUSAT was the Guest of Honour. The Annual Report and Department Magazine “Elysian Expressions” were released at the occasion.
The Department of English proudly convened a National Seminar entitled “Rubrics of Academic Writing and Publication and the Practical Use of Mobile Apps for Research” on 28/2/2020. Dr.Sathyaraj Venkadesan, Asso. Professor of NIT, Trichi and Dr. Thiyagu Suriya, Asst. Professor of CUK were the resource persons.
Talk on Constitution and Fundamental Rights
On 17/02/2020, Prof. Deepa George organized a Talk on Constitution and Fundamental Rights, the Resource person was Padmasri Sri. M.K. Kunjol
International Seminar for Students on the topic “Building Ecocities”
Date: 13th February, 2020
International Workshop for Students on the topic “Building Ecocities” was organized on 13.02.2020. Prof. Amol Titus, CEO, Indonesia wise, Jakarta was the resource person. The workshop was jointly organized by IQAC, Dept. of English and Nature Club.
International Teachers’ Seminar
Date: 12th February, 2020
One day international teachers’ conference on 12.02.2020 on the topic “Building Ecocities” was jointly organized by IQAC, Dept. of English and Nature Club. Sri. Amol Titus, CEO Indonesia Wise, Jakarta, poet, strategic advisor and recipient of several was the resource person.
Herbal Garden Extension
Date: January, 2020
The department of English added aromatic plants to the existing herbal garden leading to a massive collection of curative herbs in the month of January 2020.
Skill development Programme: Workshop on Making Eco-friendly paper pens
Date: 7th January, 2020
Climate change has serious consequences affecting living and non living entities on his earth. Human centred activities are responsible for this and so it is high time that we take steps to mitigate the harmful effects caused to the environment. One simple attempt is to adopt sustainable lifestyle choices. Using paper pens is an environment friendly response to fight climate change and reduce plastic waste in our surroundings.
Solo Western Music Competition
An inter-departmental Solo Western Music competition was convened by Ms. Mary Sooria on 18th December, 2019. The competition was judged by Dr. Job Chakkalackal of BBA and Ms. Lima Sunny of Dept. of English. The over whelming participation of the vibrant singers from various departments was the USP of the programme. The first, second and third positions were bagged by Mr. Ajmal Rozario (II B.Voc Tourism), Miss.Jenitta Shaji (III B.A. English)and Mr. Anathu Asok (III B.A.English (SF) respectively.
Workshop on Research Methodology
On 29th November, 2019 a workshop on Research Methodology was conducted by Dr.Salia Rex for the research scholars, P.G. and U.G. students of the college at the Acoustic Theatre.
Campus Recruitment Programme
On 26th November, 2019, a two- day Campus Recruitment programme was convened by the Career cell and the Department of English for the posts of Soft Skill trainer and Skill Development Faculty at Goan Institute International Consociation of Education [GICE]. Fifteen students of various disciplines were selected for the post.
Gender Sensitization– Girls force Unscripted and Unstoppable
Date: 18th October, 2019
IQAC, Department of Economics and Department of English jointly organized a one day workshop on ‘Gender sensitization – Girls force Unscripted and Unstoppable’ on 18/10/2019. Dr. Molly Kuruvila, Professor, Department of Women’s studies was the resource person.
Date: 13th June, 2019
Ms. Padmavathi Mahendran, research scholar and a certified yoga trainer spoke on the occasion of the seminar and workshop “HEAL-THY”.
A one day workshop on “Unveiling New Vistas: Academic and Career Prospects for English Graduates”.
Dr.Anej Somraj, Assistant Professor of English at Christian College, Chengannoor, served as the resource person on the one day seminar “Unveiling New Vistas: Academic and Career Prospects for English Graduates”.
Contemporary Trends in Literary Theory
Date: 19th February, 2019
The Department of English organized a National Seminar titled: Contemporary Trends in Literary Theory: Origin and Implications on February 19th, 2019. Resource persons: Dr. Latha Nair, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam and Dr. Jibu Mathew George, Assistant Professor, Department of Indian and world Literature, EFLU.