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Dr Judith Sebastian
Dept. of English
Designation Associate Professor
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Institutional email ID judith@assumptioncollege.in
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Date of joining the college 04 July 1994
Academic qualification

MA, MPhil, PhD

Work Experience

SACRED HEART COLLEGE, CHALAKUDY

Awards and Achievements
  • Awarded PhD in December 2014
  • MPhil ‘A’ Grade
  • First Prize in the All India Essay Competition on Women's Development for Sr Karuna Mary Braganza Prizes, 1993.
  • First Rank in the Ma Degree Exam Conducted by M G University, 1993.
  • Certificate of Merit Awarded for being College First in B A / B Sc Part I English 1990- 1991 Government College for Women, Trivandrum
  • Recipient of District Merit Scholarship.
  • Mar Antony Padiyara Memorial Silver Jubilee Cash Award for The Best Student in 11 Pdc Arts- Assumption College, Changnacherry1987-88.
  • First Prize in General Proficiency in Pre Degree Arts Assumption College, Changnacherry 1988.
  • Sr Teresa Mary Cash Award for The Best Student in 1 PDC Arts 1987, Assumption College, Changnacherry.
  • Certificate of Merit for Proficiency Prize in Commerce and Hindi (ICSE Exams Std X) 1986.
Projects - Completed projects
  • Principal investigator of UGC Minor Research Project 2007-2009.  
Courses attended (Orientation, Refresher, FDP, etc.)
  • Orientation Programme- University of Kerala, 2000
  • Refresher course - University of Kerala, 2002
  • Refresher course - University of Kerala, 2004
  • Refresher course - University of Kerala, 2008
  • Training Programme in Additional Skills Acquisition Programme conducted by the Higher Education Department of Government of Kerala at Trivandrum on 17-20 April 2013.
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Resource person for seminars and workshops/Invited Lectures
  • Resource Person at the Workshop on Research Methodology in Literature in English at Mar Ivanios College Trivandrum on 20th November 2009.
Paper presentation in Seminars
  • At the international seminar on Ending Gendered Violence: From Theory to Practice at All Saints College, 18-19 Nov 2013.
  • At the National Seminar on Deconstructing Foundations: Post modern perspectives in Writing at Christian college Chengannur 1 Sept 2011
  • At the National seminar on Immigrant writers: The Indian Scenario on 18 March 2010 at St.Johns College, Palayamkottai.
  • At the One-Day Workshop on Research Methodology in Literature in English conducted by the PG and Research Department of English, Mar Ivanios College, Trivandrum on 20 November 2009
  • At the National Conference on The Postcolonial Novel: Themes and Techniques held on 2-3 March, 2009 at St. Xaviers College, Palayamkottai.
  • At the National Seminar on Language and Literature held from 28-29 November 2008 at Karunya University, Coimbatore.<
  • At the National Seminar on Contemporary Insights into Literary Theory and Indian Literature in English held on 18-19 Nov, 2008 at Mar Thoma College, Tiruvalla.
  • UGC sponsored Seminar on Interpreting New Horizons: Translation Practice and Theory held at St. Teresas College, Ernakulam 6-8 Oct. 2004
  • UGC sponsored National Seminar on Literature in Translation for National Integration through Cultural Interaction, at St. Josephs College, Iringalakkuda(2004)
  • Emerging Voices: Construction of Gender in Lajja and Chandini Bar UGC sponsored National Seminar on Educating Women: Towards a new formula at Assumption College, Changanacherry 2002
Publications
  • Reimagining the Post-COVID 19 World:  A Critique of Arundhati Roy’s Azadi . Freedom.  Fascism. Fiction.   International Journal of English language, literature in humanities (2021).
  • Cartography of Mangled Minds: Mazen Maaroufs Jokes for the Gunmen International Journal of English language, literature in humanities (2020).
  • Safeguarding Yazidi Ethnicity against Cultural Genocide: Analysing Nadia Murads The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity and My Fight against the Islamic State SB Academic Review (2018)
  • Interweaving the Political with the Personal: An Analysis of Arundhati Roys The Ministry of Utmost Happiness SB Academic Review (2018)
  • When Nation becomes the Protagonist in a Personal Memoir: A Reading of Malala Yousafzais I Am Malala. JET (2013).
  • From Englishness to Indianess: The Migrant Experience in Salman Rushdies The Satanic Verses. Labyrinth (2012).
  • Afghanistan as Pretext: A reading of Khaled Hosseinis The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns (published along with proceedings of the National Seminar on Deconstructing Foundations: Postmodern Perspectives in Writing held at Christian College Chengannur (2011).
  • Bewitching the Real: Fact-Fantasy Mix in Salman Rushdies The Enchantress of Florence. SB Academic Review (2011)
  • From Novel to Fiction: India Slumdogged. English Activities Update (2010)
  • Rohinton Mistrys Tales from Firozsha Baag: An Expression of Exclusivism.SB Academic Review (2010)
  • Revisiting the Home Turf: The Parsi Ambience in Rohinton Mistrys Novels.Labyrinth (2010)
  • Is Feminism on the Run/Ruin: Construction of the Female in Midnights Children and Shalimar the Clown? Littcrit (2009)

 Conference proceedings

  • Amalgamating the Real with the Fantastic: Reading Rushdies The Enchantress of Florence published along with proceedings of the National Seminar on Language and Literature held from 28-29 November 2008 at Karunya University, Coimbatore.(2008)
  • Constructing Nation through Narration: Reading Premchand, published along with proceedings of UGC sponsored National Seminar on Literature in Translation for National Integration through Cultural Interaction, at St. Josephs College, Iringalakkuda(2004)
  • A Comparative Study of two translations of Premchands Mukti-Marg published in the Indian Journal of Postcolonial Literatures (2001).
  • Edited proceedings of UGC sponsored National Seminar on Humour and the Nation organized by Assumption College (2015).

 

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