V. Subathra Devi

Associate Professor

  • Name:

    Subathra Devi

  • Qualification:

    M.A., M.Phil., M.A.(JMC) Ph.D. (HOD)

  • Email:

    subathratc@gmail.com

  • Date of Join: 1996-08-14

Publications

  • 2014, "Being and Becoming: Gender Apartheid in Alice Munro's Boys and Girls" Ruminations : An International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, ISSN-2229-6751, Vol. 6 , Peer reviewed
  • Arundathi Roy on the Sardar Sarovar Project in TeJAS ,volume 2, issue1& June 2005.
  • Published a paper titled ”Ecological Devastation Repaid in Kind : An Ecosophical Reading of the Select Poems of Mario Petrucci” in the book World Literature Emerging Trends, Texts and Theories(chapter 6) Edited by Dr.S.Chelliah and Dr.Bijinder Singh with ISBN: 978-93-88361-42-2.
  • Published a paper titled ”Championing and Rejuvenating Ecolife in the Select Poems of Camillie T. Dungy” in ROOTS International Journal of Multidisciplinary Researchers , A Peer Reviewed, Refereed and Quarterly journal with Impact Factor (4.075) Vol No.4, May 2021 with ISSN: 2349-8684.
  • Published a paper on the title”Ecobiography Echoes in the Poems of Mario Petrucci : A Review” in Kalyan Bharathi Journal of Indian History and Culture (UGC approved Journal) vol.XXIV No.8 ,August 2021 with ISSN 0976 – 0822.

  • Conference/Workshop Attended

  • Presented a paper titled "Arundhati Roy - The Champion of The Greater Common Good" in UGC sponsored state level seminar organised by the Department of English, Dr.Zakir Husain College on Sept 27 &28, 2004.
  • Presented a paper titled "The English of a Tamil Poet - A Review of the Poems Translated by Subramania Bharathi" in UGC Sponsored National Conference on Indian Writing in Translation organised by the Department of English, Thiagarajar College.
  • Participated in International Conference on "Research Methods in Literature and Language organised by the Research Centre in English, VHNSN College, Virudhunagar on 15th March 2010.
  • Presented a paper titled "Men and Women in Munro 'A Bird's Eye View" in the National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Literatures in English held on 7th March 2011 organised by the PG Department of English, MSS Wakf Board College, Madurai.
  • Presented a paper titled "Alice Munro's "Lives of Girls and Women" - A Female Kunstlerroman" in the National Seminar on Issues and Strategies for Women's Empowerment : Vision 2020 organised by Women's Studies Centre, Thiagarajar College on July 2013.
  • Participated in International Conference on Literary Theories organised by PG and Research of English, Mannar Thirumalai Naicker College, Madurai on 17th December, 2016.
  • 21-22 Dec, 2016 : "Deterritorialization of Alice Munro's Literary Bounteous Ontario - A Study", National Seminar, organised by Faculty of English & Foreign Languages, Gandhigram Rural Institute, Deemed University, Gandhigram, Tamilnadu
  • Presented a paper on "Transcending Black Aesthetics : A Panoramic Perception of Select Poems of Maya Angelou" in the International Conference on Global Development and Regional Economic Situation (GDRES) at the Warwick Conferences, University of Warwick, Coventry London on 18th April, 2019.
  • Presented a paper titled " A Study of Ecobiography in the Select poems of Mario Petrucci" at the Virtual Conference on The Story: Life Narratives of Experience, Memory, Identity and Agency organised by the Department of English, Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru, Karnataka on 25th and 26th March, 2021.
  • Participated and Presented a paper on the title ”Ecobiography Echoes in the Poems of Mario Petrucci : A Review” in the First Virtual Conference on Language, Literature and Cultural Studies held on 21st and 22nd May 2021 organised by the Department of English, B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science & Technology and Anna University, Chennai.
  • Participation in the virtual conference on Ecosystem in India presented by Prof. JG Ray, School of Biosciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, PD Hills(po), Kottayam, Kerala on October 6,2021

  • Books Published

    Lectures

  • 09.09.2015 - Chief Guest and delivered the Keynote Address in the UGC Sponsored One-Day Workshop on ?Modern American Poetry, Cardamom Planters Association College, Bodinayakanur
  • 21-22 Dec, 2016 Chaired a Session in the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on De- and Reterritorialisation of the Third Space: Contemporary Short Stories in English Faculty of English & Foreign Languages, Gandhigram Rural Institute ? Deemed University, Gandhigram, Tamilnadu
  • 16.03.2016 Subject Expert - English Madurai Institute of Social Sciences, Madurai
  • Delivered a lecture on "American Poetry" in the English Literary Association of V.V.Vanniaperumal College for Women, Virudhunagar on 17.8.2017
  • Delivered a lecture on Science Fiction in Providentia 2018, Department of English, Fatima College on 8.2018
  • Delivered a Lecture on Science Fiction in the English Literary Association, School of English and Foreign Languages, The Gandhigram Rural Institute on 6th March, 2019.
  • Served as an External Expert for the External Academic Audit at St. Mary's College (Autonomous) Thoothukudi on 21st October, 2021.

    • Working History

    • Lecturer (Temporary)

      1 year

      Fatima College, Madurai.

    • Lecturer (Temporary)

      2 years

      Thiagarajar College, Madurai

    • Associate Professor

      27 Years and 00 Months

      Thiagarajar College

    Abroad

  • Presented a paper on "Transcending Black Aesthetics : A Panoramic Perception of Select Poems of Maya Angelou" in the International Conference on Global Development and Regional Economic Situation (GDRES) at the Warwick Conferences, University of Warwick, Coventry London on 18th April, 2019

  • Awards / Recognitions

    Event Organised

  • Organised various state level seminars, Dept of English, Thiagarajar College, Madurai
  • Mentored and Organised various Literary events at Intramural and Inter College Level
  • Organizing Secretary, National Seminar on Indian Aesthetics, PG and Research Dept. of English, Thiagarajar College, Madurai, 01/07/2019
  • Co-Convener in A Two Day Virtual International Conference on Literature and Language: A Panacea of the Pandemic organised by the Research Centre of English, Thiagarajar College, Madurai on 8th and 9th September,2021.

  • Achievements

  • Area of Specialisation includes 1. Canadian Literature 2. American Literature 3. Indian Writing in English
  • Judge for SCIART Exhibition Mangaiarkarasi College of Arts and Science, Paravai, Madurai Dt.(08.10.2015)
  • subject expert, Board of Studies, Sourashtra College,15.3.2017
  • University nominee in the Board of Studies, 2014-2016
  • Board of Studies, Madurai Institute of Social Sciences, Madurai.
  • University nominee in the Board of Studies Fathima College, Madurai.
  • University nominee in the Board of Studies (M.Phil.,), 14.2.2018, Meenakshi College, Madurai.
  • Director, Women's Studies Centre, Thiagarajar College.
  • Member, NAAC Steering Committee, Thiagarajar College.
  • Member, College Grievance Redressal Committee, Thiagarajar College.

  • Ph.D Guidelines




    Scholar name Research area Status Year
    R.Mahalakshmi Transgender Studies persuing 2018
    P.Eswari culturalStudies persuing 2018
    Ayyam Bala Psychological Studies persuing 2020
    A.Pavithra Ecocriticism persuing 2020
    A.Saraswathi Narratology persuing 2020
    Parama Kalyani feminism persuing 2020

    Sponserd Research




    Title Agency Responsibility Status

    Membership




    Society Detail Period
  • NAAC Steering Committee
  • Member, Thiagarajar College.
  • From 2019
  • Women's Studies Centre
  • Director, Thiagarajar College
  • From 2019
  • Women's Studies Centre
  • Director, Thiagarajar College
  • From 2019
  • Malpractice Enquiry Committe
  • Convener
  • 2015-2018