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Department of English

DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Name of the Department: ENGLISH


Prof. John Varghese (PRINCIPAL),
M.A. (Loyola, Chennai), M.Phil. (Madras Christian College),  Ph.D. (CIEFL)

Dr. (Ms.) Giti Chandra,
M.A., M.Phil. (Delhi), Ph.D. (Rutgers) – on leave

Dr. (Ms.) Karen Gabriel,
M.A. (Hyderabad), M.Phil. (JNU), Ph.D. (ISS) – on leave

Dr. Smita Gandotra,
M.A., M.Phil.  Ph.D. (Chicago) – on leave

Dr. Soofia Siddique, 
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. (SOAS) – on leave

Dr. Natasha W Vashisht,
M.A. (Punjab), M.Phil. (Punjab), Ph.D. (Punjab) – Head

Dr. N.P. Ashley,
M.AM.Phil., Ph.D. (Hyderabad)

Dr. Renish Geevarghese Abraham,
M.A. (Delhi), Ph.D. (Delhi)

Ms. Hannah Varkey,
M.A. (Delhi), M.Phil. (Delhi)

Mr. Themeem T.
M.A. (Calicut), M.Phil. (Hyderabad)


  1. Programme (degrees) offered:
  2. A. English Honours and M. A. English Honours Tutorials, Supplementary Courses for B.A. , B. Sc. Honours and for B.A. and B. Sc. Programmes.
  3. Courses:
  4. Under Graduate Courses: SEMESTER I, III & V
  • I ENGLISH: INDIAN CLASSICAL LITERATURE, EUROPEAN CLASSICAL LITERATURE.
  • II ENGLISH: AMERICAN LITERATURE, POPULAR LITERATURE, BRITISH POETRY & DRAMA: 17TH CENTURY
  • III ENGLISH: ROMANTC LITERATURE, MODERN LITERATURE, CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE, ANGLO-AMERICAN WRITINGS, LITERARY THEORY
  • ALL HONOURS: AECC (ABILITY ENHANCEMENT CREDIT COURSE) ENGLISH
  • I HONOURS (OPTIONAL): GENERIC ELECTIVE (LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURE)
  • II HONOURS (OPTIONAL): GENERIC ELECTIVE (TEXT AND PERFORMANCE)
  • I, II, III BA PROGRAMME: CORE ENGLISH, DISCIPLINE CENTERED COURSE

Post Graduate Courses tutored: SEMESTER I & III

SEMESTER I:    English Literature from Chaucer to Milton, Eighteenth century                                       English Literature, Literary Criticism 1, Indian Literature 1,Greek and                            Latin   Literature.

SEMESTER III:     Nineteenth Century Novel, Twentieth Century Poetry and Drama                                                      American Literature, Literature and the Visual Arts in Europe, New                                                       Literatures in English

 

Any special project(s)/facilities that the Department offers: LANGUAGE ENHANCEMENT COURSE

Student profile: (at entry level and after they graduate):

Related Society: English Literary Society

Awards/recognition received by the Department: None

Industry partnerships: None

International partnerships: None

Patents: None

Conferences/seminars conducted:

2012: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE-FESTIVAL ON CRIME FICTION (funding through sponsorship)

2013: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE-FESTIVAL ON ROMANCE ((funding through sponsorship)

2014: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE-FESTIVAL ON TEXT ANF TECHNOLOGY ((funding through sponsorship)

 

Social outreach programmes: None

Outstanding alumni:

Safdar Hashmi (playwright)

Konkona Sen (Film Actress)

Sachin Pilot (Politician)

Barkha Dutt (Media/journalist)

Siddharth Basu (Quiz Master)

Janice Pariat (poet and writer)

CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE
SOCIETIES
The self-motivated and ceaseless activities of over two dozen clubs and societies constitute a very important part of College life and offer a large variety of avenues for self expression. For each subject there is a Society that sponsors extra-curricular lectures and discussion and, in general, tries to stimulate interest in the subject. There are many other academic and cultural society and clubs covering wide range of activities, such as debating, dramatics, mountaineering, film and music appreciation, social service, photography and electronics.
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CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE
SOCIETIES
The self-motivated and ceaseless activities of over two dozen clubs and societies constitute a very important part of College life and offer a large variety of avenues for self expression. For each subject there is a Society that sponsors extra-curricular lectures and discussion and, in general, tries to stimulate interest in the subject. There are many other academic and cultural society and clubs covering wide range of activities, such as debating, dramatics, mountaineering, film and music appreciation, social service, photography and electronics.
E-CORNER
INSTITUTIONAL SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Please complete all application procedures for Undergraduate Courses
on/before 17TH JUNE, 2016
[Click anywhere to close]
All technical related queries can be sent to
it@ststephens.edu
INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE CELL (IQAC)