M. Elangovan

Associate Professor

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  • Qualification:

    M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., M.A(Ling), Ph.D.

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  • Date of Join: 2000-07-28


  • ?Bapsi Sidhwa?s Ice-Candy Man: A Post Colonial Discourse.? Shine 21? Issue August 2007. Peer Reviewed
  • ?Prescriptions, Prohibitions and Punishments in Bapsi Sidhwa?s ?A Pakistani Bride?. In Bridge in Making. No: 53,54 July 2009.Peer Reviewed
  • ?New Aestheticism: An Angel Against Theory as Hermeneutics of Suspicion.? Ecletic Representations, Vol. 2. Issue 1. July, 2012.Pg. no 139-146,ISSN 2231-430X,Peer Reviewed
  • ?A.K. Ramanujam?s Observations on Tamil Poetics: A Dravidian Answer to Indian Aestheticism and its Spatial Strategies?. American College of Journal of English Language and Literature no: 1. August 2012. Pg 163-166 ISSN 1725 2278 876X (Vol 1) Peer Reviewed

  • Confrence/Workshop Attended

  • Dr. M. Elangovan ?Bapsi Sidhwa?s Ice-Candy Man A Post Colonial Discourse.? SFR College for Women. Aug. 2004.
  • Dr. M. Elangovan ?Language and Literature: Heteroglossia in Bapsi Sidhwa?s Ice Candy ?Man?. St. Joseph College. Trichy. Feb. 2005.
  • Dr. M. Elangovan ?From Poetics to Polemics: Subaltern Studies as a Postcolonial Critique?. VHNSN College Virudunagar. Mar. 2007.
  • Dr. M. Elangovan ?Historiography, Hegemony and a Search for Subalternity in Post Colonial?. Lady Doak College. Madurai Feb.2008.
  • Dr. M. Elangovan ?Aristotle?s Poetics as Metatext of Logo-Centricism?. Alagappa University. Mar. 2008.
  • HIV/AIDS Sponsored by Tamilnadu AIDS Control Society. Family Welfare Training Centre, Madurai. Mar. 2002 National Family Welfare Training Centre,
  • A Winter Course on Modern Literary Theory and Criticism. Gandhigram Rural Institute. Jan.2005. National Gandhigram Rural Institute
  • With an Award Winning Turkish-American Novelist, Guneli-Gun at American College May. 2005 National American College
  • Literary Theory: National Seminar. Fatima College Madurai. 2007. National Fatima College
  • Literary Theory: National Seminar. Fatima College Madurai. 2011. National Fatima College Two ? day National Workshop on Translation: Theory and Practice. ANJAC. Sivakasi. Jan. 2013. National ANJAC
  • National Seminar ?Urbanization in Tamizhagam: Historical and Archeological Perspective?, Karuthu=Pattarai, Madurai, Nov 18, 2018.
  • 7th International Seminar on South Asian Literature in English ?Aesthetic Emoticans in Passuvaiya?s (Sundara Ramasamy) Select Poems? Thiruvalluvar Government Arts College, Rasipuram Dec 14 and 15, 2018.
  • One Day Workshop on ?Approaches, Methods and Theories towards Readings and Re-readings of Literary Texts? Vivekananda College, Madurai, Feb2, 2019.
  • GIAN Course on Cognitive Semiotics, The Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram, Feb 11 to 15, 2019.

  • Books Published

  • Moral Aesthetics: An Anthology of Avvaiyar's Didactic Poetry, Emerald Publishers, 2019.

  • lectures

  • Resource Person "Shakespeare and New Historicism" Arul Anandar College 9th January 2017.
  • Guest Speaker "Literary Criticism- New Criticism" SFR College for Women August 28, 2002.
  • Guest Speaker, ?Tracing Deconstruction from Structuralism?, Sourashtra College, Madurai, Jan09, 2019

    • Working History

    • PG Assistant (Temporary)

      One year

      Al-Ameen Higher Secondary School, K.Pudur, Madurai

    • Lecturer (Temporary)

      One year

      Saraswathi Narayan College, Madurai.

    • Lecturer (Temporary)

      Three years

      Thiagarajar College, Madurai.

    Event Organised

  • Organised state level seminars, Dept of English, Thiagarajar College

  • Achievements

  • Thiagarajar College of Preceptors Dr. M. Elangovan, 2015
  • Rotary Club of Madurai Dr. M. Elangovan, Aug 2003.
  • V.V.V College for Women Dr. M. Elangovan, Mar 2003
  • V.V.V College for Women Dr. M. Elangovan, 2010
  • Sri Meenakshi Govt. Arts College for Women Dr. M. Elangovan, 2016
  • Arul Anandar College Dr. M. Elangovan, 2017
  • Sri Meenakshi Govt Art College for Women Board of Studies Member 2012 - till date
  • Thiagarajar College NSS programme officer 2002 - 2005
  • Thiagarajar College Deputy Controller of Examinations 2013-2015
  • Thiagarajar College Member of Magazine Committee 2012
  • Thiagarajar College Participated in the Training Programme on "Educational Ethos" by NAAC-IQAC 29th March 2012.
  • Sourashtra college Board of Studies Member 2012 ? till date
  • Area of Specialisation - British Literature,Literary Criticism and Theory,Linguistics and ELT and Translation and Creative Writing both in Tamil and English
  • Winter Course on Modern Literary Theory and Criticism Gandhigram Rural Institute, Deemed to be University 27-31st January 2005.
  • External Examiner- M.Phil Dissertation "Women and Man: An Exploration of the Real and the Abstract in Two Plays of Girish Karnad 18th February 2005.
  • Orientation Course Program NSS, Sri Avinashilingam Education Trust, 22 to 31st July, 2002.
  • Undergone Training on HIV/AIDS Program Health and Family Welfare Training Center, Vishwanathapuram, Madurai March 27, 2002
  • Three Day Training Programme on Preksha Dhyan and Non Violence NSS, Madurai Kamaraj University 24th to 26th February 2003.
  • External Examiner, M. Phil. Viva-Voce, Madura College, Jan 17, 2005.

  • Ph.D Guidelines

    Scholar name Research area Status Year
    Johnson Stephen I Literature and Lacanian Psychoanalysis Pursuing N.A.

    Sponserd Research

    Title Agency Responsibility Status
    Subalternity in the Novels of Bapsi Sidhwa: A Post-colonial study UGC Minor Research Project Completed


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