DEPARTMENT OF
English

faculty

Dr. Benny Mathew

Associate Professor

[email protected]
Full Name:
Benny Mathew
Designation:
Associate Professor
Department:
English
Mobile Number:
+91 9447151929
Educational Qualifications:
MA, B Ed, M Phil, Ph D
Area of Specialization:
American Literature and Subaltern Studies
Research Guidance:
  1. Research Guide (No. 6451/AC A6/2021/MGU dated 29.11.2021)
Papers Presented:
  1. "Images of Death as Substitute Gratification in the Poems of Kamala Das". National Seminar on Indian Poetry in English – The Gandhigram Rural Institute-Deemed University, 01-02 Feb 2012.
  2. "Quest for Identity and Wholeness in Sarah Joseph’s Othappu (The Scent of The Other Side)". National Seminar on Indian English Fiction of the New Millennium, The Gandhigram Rural Institute-Deemed to be University, 11-12 Feb 2013.
  3. "Resistance through Demythologization: A Reading of Sarah Joseph’s Ramayana Stories". National Seminar on Sites of Resistance: Theory And Praxis, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, 17-19 Dec 2013.
Papers Published:
  1. "Feminist Thealogy in Sarah Joseph's Othappu". Malayalam Literary Survey (Kerala Sahitya Akademy), vol 41, no. 2, April-June 2021, pp. 18-27.
  2. "Return of the Repressed: The Emergence of the Black Female (Womanist) Self in Alice Walker's Meridian". Teresian Journal of English Studies, vol xiii, no. ii, April-June 2021, pp. 41-46.
  3. "Revisiting the Mythology: A Feminist Subversion of the Ramayana in Sarah Joseph's Selected Stories". Teresian Journal of English Studies, vol xii, no. iii, July-Sept 2020, pp. 22-27.
  4. "Cultural Ambivalence, Detribalisation, and Resistance in Alice Walker's Possessing the Secret of Joy". SB Academic Review, vol. xxv, 1&2, 2018, pp. 177-183.
  5. "The Gendered Subaltern: Theoretical Perceptions on Subaltern Feminism". SB Academic Review, vol. xxi, 1&2, 2014, pp. 156-168.
  6. "Resistance through Language: A Subaltern Reading of Sarah Joseph’s Alahayude Penmakkal". SB Academic Review, vol xviii, 1&2, 2011, pp. 56-67.
Book/ Book Chapters Published:
  1. "Death as Substitute Gratification: Images in the Poems of Kamala Das". Critical Essays on Indian English Poets, edited by Joseph Dorairaj and Hema Raghavan, WordsWorth India, 2015, pp. 115 - 121.
OFFICIAL ROLES IN ADMINISTRATION / CORPORATE LIFE OF THE COLLEGE:
  1. Vice-Principal (Academics) - (Nov 2019 - March 2023)
  2. Member, Governing Body (2019 - 2023)
  3. Member, Managing Board (2019 - 2023)
  4. Secretary, Academic Council (2019 - 2023)
  5. Admission Committee Convener (2019 - 2023)
  6. Member, Examination Committee (2019 - 2023)
  7. Member, Grievance Redressal Cell (2019 - 2023)
  8. Member, Special Committee for the Disabled Students (2021 - 2023)
  9. Mentors' Mentor (2015 - 2018)
  10. Student Affairs Committee Convener (2015 - 2018)
  11. Returning Officer, College Union Election (2015 - 2018)
  12. Head, Department of English (April - Nov 2019)
  13. Chairman, Board of Studies (2015-2016)
Current Positions:
  1. Class Mentor, III BA English Model II Vocational Journalism (2023 onwards)
  2. Teacher-in-charge, Prof K K Mathew BA Dissertation Award (2023 onwards)