Department of Malayalam

The history of Malayalam dates back as back to 1911, the very beginning of the college. Among the first courses offered was Malayalam Vidwan, though it was long before the course was renamed and formalized into an undergraduate program in 1966. Postgraduate program was launched in less than two years, in 1968, and the department was bestowed with the status of a research center 1977. With nine members and an inexhaustible synergetic strength, the department is right in front of every facet of the college. In terms of publications, research output, writings, resources and social interventions, the department is simply unique. Department is now recognised as the Centre of Excellence by Collegiate Education Department.

 

Courses Offered

 Course  Duration  Strength
 B A Malayalam Language and Literature  3 Yrs  40
 M A Malayalam Language and Literature  2 Yrs  20
 Research for Ph. D  5 Yrs  24

Faculty

 No  Name  Designation  Qualifications  Email   Phone
 1  Dr. H.K. Santhosh Associate Professor  M.A, B.Ed,UGC NET Ph. D santhoshhrishikesh@gmail.com 9037852621
2 M. R. Anilkumar Asst. Professor M.A, B.Ed,UGC NET anilkumaremmaar@gmail.com 944623742
  3 Dr. Thanuja. G Asst. Professor M.A, B. Ed,UGC NET,  Ph D thanujahari@gmail.com 8547378542
 4 Dr. Jameel Ahamed Asst. Professor M.A, B Ed,UGC NET, Ph D jameelahmednk@gmail.com
 5 Dr. Banargy E Associate. Professor M.A. B.Ed. M.Phil Ph.D drebanargy@gmail.com 9744972617
6 Beena K Asst. Professor M.A, B.Ed,UGC NET

beenaanil9@gmail.com

 7 Kala B Asst. Professor M.A, B.Ed,UGC NET, M.Phil Ph.D

bkalaharidasan@gmail.com

9445750436
8 Bindu R.S. Asst. Professor M. A, B. Ed,UGC NET, M.Phil bindhumohid@gmail.com 9946322753
9 Alikutty C Asst. Professor M.A, B.Ed., UGC NET, alikutty.tirur@gmail.com 9496363208

 

Students profile

 

a. Qualification: Candidates with a pass in the plus two or equivalent examination with any optional subjects are eligible to apply for B.A. Malayalam.  The rank or index mark is calculated by adding twice the mark of Malayalam with total. For M.A. both degree holders in Malayalam and other who had Malayalam as second language at the undergraduate level can apply.

 

b. Present number and categories:

CLASS UG I UG II UG III PG I PG II
Sanctioned Strength
No of Students Admitted 56
NO of Present Students 56 50 44 26 27
GIRLS 49 44 37 24 27
BOYS 06 04 07 02 0
SC 08 07 06 03 04
ST 02 02 02 01 01
OBC 08 07 06 04 04
General 25 23 20 12 13
Others 13 11 10 7 06

 

 

c. Most of the students signing up for UG Malayalam have arts/humanities background at the plus-two level. It is not rare students joining Malayalam without studying it at the previous level.

d. In the tune with the general trend of the college, most of the students are from disadvantaged strata of the society. Though this is apt to pose difficulties in terms of resources and financial support, students are generally successful in tiding over the difficulties thanks to grants, concessions, scholarship and part-time employment.

e. In spite of the hurdles, the department has fared well both in the university and in NET examinations, as it is clear from the given tables:

No. Name of the student

NET/JRF

Year

1 Sanchana JRF 2017
2 Shahana K T JRF 2018
3 Indhusree JRF 2018
4 Subin Unnikrishnan JRF 2020
5 Aparna M JRF 2020

f. Ranks:

 

M. A Ist Rank –

Arya Rank 1 (2019)

indusree Rank 2 (2019)

Divya T. S. Rank 3(2019)

Thansia – Rank 1  (2017-18)

Sanchana Rank 3 (2017-18)

Anjana  Rank 4 (2017-18)

Naseeba – Rank 5 (2017-18)

Amrutha Rank 7 (2017-18)

Recent curricular changes

 

The UG program has been converted into credit and semester system from 2009 admissions onwards.   Regulations and Syllabus of PG &UG programs are revised in 2019

 

Learning Resources 

 

  • Department Library
  • Erayam – Reading Corner
  • Digital Archive
  • Photostat
  • Computer Lab

 

SNGS COLLEGE, PATTAMBI 

Annual Report , Department of Malayalam 2015-16

                                     

The Department of Malayalam had a fruitful academic year during 15-16.

  1. Department organized a three day National Seminar on the History of Malayalam Poetry funded by UGC
  2. Department organized a three day workshop on Research Methodology in Malayalam which was funded by the Collegiate Education department.
  3. As a part of competency building programmes under UGC, Department had conducted a 30 days long coaching in Malayalam Unicode Typesetting and Designing

 

4.Department organized a short term Intensive Training for  HSA Malayalam PSC Examination.

 

 

5.The department held D.Vinayachandran memorial talk.

6. Department organized a story writing competition for the students under Calicut University in memory of Anoop, a famous writer and a former student of the department.

7. Department hosted a two day workshop on Light designing in Traditional Theater and a series of performance of Koodiyattom in collaboration with Ekalochanam, a cultural organization.

 

8. Department celebrated the world Mother tongue day and the World Environmental Day.

9. Irayam, a reading space, exclusively for periodicals and new books started functioning inside the department.

10. Sri Santhosh.H.K, Sri P.P.prakasan, and Smt. Kala.B, faculties of the department have submitted their PhD thesis.

11. In April, a extensive and innovative program titled ‘Poetry Carnival’, which took the tradition of such revolutionary initiatives forward, was organized. Based on the contours of 25 years of new poetry in Malayalam, it witnessed enthusiastic participation of poets, critics and scholars (numbering more than 800) of all generations.  Intensive studies of individual poems, seminars, debates, colloquia, exhibition of paintings by poets, documentaries, fair, book exhibition, etc., were the main highlights  of  the program. The programme was funded by UGC and Malayalanatu Web Community

          

SNGS College , Pattambi

Annual Report Department of Malayalam

2016-17

Academic activities 

 

1. Presentation and discussion of research papers:
Subject: Study of Malayalam Literature – Political and Cultural Analysis. On the subject,  Dr. P. P. Prakashan’s research paper presentation and discussion took place on Monday, June 13 in the 30th seminar hall

Thesis presentation and Discussion:   Dr. P.P. Prakasan presented his Ph.D Thesis on the topic Study of Malayalam Literature – Political and Cultural Analysis (Curriculum and Syllabus of Malayalam Language and Literature at University Level-  A cultural and Political analysis) on June 13 at seminar hall .The presentation was followed by a short discussion session.

Udalmozhi – Koodiyattam workshop & stage presentation

Koodiyattam Performance Workshop and Mayaraman Performance Presentation
It was held on June 18 & 19 at the College Seminar Hall from 3 p.m. The two-day Koodiyattam and workshop was organized as part of a series of traditional arts performances jointly organized by the Malayalam Department and Ekalochanam.

Udal Mozhi – Workshop on Koodiyattom and performance of Mayaraman – Nirvahana

On 18th and 19th June,  Malayalam Department in association with Ekalochanam organised a two day long workshop on Koodiyattom as a part of the project of Performing and Digital Archiving of Traditional Art Forms.

  1. Open Forum – Transgender’s Right to Live – Identity, Freedom & Gender Justice

      

Department conducted a daylong seminar and open forum on Transgender issues.  For the first time in the history, representatives from  different  genres  of Transgenders  – M2F, F2M, Intersex  along with Gender activists, academicians and students  sit together in a campus to discuss the issues they are facing. Dr. P. Geetha was the moderator of the programme Faizal Ria, Viji and Chinchu and Binu interacted with the students.

 

  1. On August 22,  World Folklore day-  Department conducted a documentary show on Kanyarkali. The documentary titled Kanyarkali – arangum anushthanavum  was directed by Dr. T. Sreevalsan, former student and faculty of the Department . Sreevalsan interacted with the viewers after the screening.
  1. Anoop Kalalaya Katha Puraskaram 2016 was awarded to  Sajeev N.U. The story competition was organized by Pattambi College Malayalam Department, Anoop Sauhradavedi and Malayalam Nadu Web Journal in memory of renowned storyteller and journalist KV Anoop. The award was presented by renowned author CV Balakrishnan at the Anoop Memorial held at Pattambi College on October 24. Sajeev is a student of Kerala Varma College, Thrissur. Shilpa Chandran of Kanhangad Nehru College and Tanveera Musthafa of Kolancherry Medical College won the consolation prize. The author who won the KalalayaKatha Puraskaram -2016 was given five thousand rupees, a plaque and a certificate. The cash prize for the students who won the incentive prize was Rs Thousand. Narrative level in literature and cinema. V. Balakrishnan delivered the Anoop memorial address.

5.  The final installment of the Jatayuvadhankam full-length series took place on November 12 and 13.  Mayaraman performance on the  evening of November 12 and Jatayuvadhankam Koodiyattam on the evening of the 13th. G. Dileepan’s discussion on ‘Attangalude Kalikatha’ , Essay presentation by  Dr p Venugopal, and  Padma Shri Kalamandalam Shivan Namboothiri’s Acharya Choodamani Lecture Demonstration were conducted As a part of the event. The two-day Koodiyattam and workshop was organized as part of a series of traditional arts performances jointly organized by the Malayalam Department and Ekalochanam.
Venue: Seminar Hall, Pattambi College

 

6. The Carnival of Poetry Second Edition  was held from 26 to 29 January 2017 for four days and nights. The second edition of the Poetry Carnival was co-sponsored by the Department of College Education, Kendra Sahitya Akademi, Kerala Sahitya Akademi, Lalithala Akademi, Chalachithra Akademi, Cultural Agencies, Local Governments, Biennale Foundation, Malayalam Web Community and various cultural organizations. Carnival 2017 organized under the theme ‘The Journeys Beyond Poetry’ , Main Highlights are…

 

7.South Indian Poets ‘Mukhamukha vivarthana Silpasala: Twenty selected poets from Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam translated and performed their poems with or without the help of an interpreter. This face-to-face translation workshop organized with the support of Kerala Sahitya Akademi was the first of its kind.

 

8. Exhibition: Separate galleries for poetry publications, film, video, film, installation, poster, graffiti and museum. Kerala Lalithakala Academy and Chalachithra Academy participated

9. Presentation: Different venues such as Poetry Theater, Poetry Dance and Poetry Performance. During the three days of the evening, visuals of the poem and the poet / poetic theme or inspiration were presented. Kunchan Memorial, Ottapalam Taluk Library Council, Malayalam Web Community and other cultural organizations and local art groups took part in the presentation. Dance performances by Vineetha Nedungadi Medha Prakashan and Seena Srivalsan, Sangeethanisha performed by Palakkad Mehfil, Poothappattu visual performance by Campus Theater, Ottan Thullal, bamboo singing by Kalapathasala, Dheerabai drama by Arangottukara Kanavu and many more.

10. Paarayanam , Aalapanam: An open platform to sing and read your own poems or favorite poems. Live Online Poetry Conference.
D. Vinayachandran Kavyolsavam. Akasharaslokam Kavyakeli.

11. Seminar: Organized essays, lectures and workshops on translation of perspectives on the future of poetry based on contemporary trends. The translation workshop and seminar were organized with the financial assistance of the Department of College Education.

12. Mukhamukham: Small meetings to interact with favorite poets

13.Carnival Book: Introducing Participating Guests and Events.

14. A special session honoring a senior poet and evaluating his poetic career. The great poet Akkitham was this year’s guest.

 

 

 

 

This carnival is a great opportunity for Malayalam teachers, students, researchers and literary students in colleges in Kerala to achieve academic excellence. About 100 college teachers, researchers and more than 200 undergraduate and postgraduate students from various universities in Kerala are registered as delegates. In addition, over two hundred and thirty poets and over a thousand spectators from various fields participated in the discussions and presentations at the event..

  • D. Vinayachandran’s poetry singing competition was held on January 29. The event was organized in collaboration with the ‘Kavyalapanam WhatsApp community’. The competition was organized for University / College students under the Universities of Kerala.
  • Marar Remembrance was conducted by Dr. N. Rajan on March 25.
  • Nangyarkooth Presentation and Demonstration.  Kalamandalam Prashanthi performed. The event was organized at Government Sanskrit College, Pattambi on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10 am to 2 pm in collaboration with Koodiyattakendram.

Other achievements:

  • Department started a research journal called Irayam. Two issues were published this year with funding from the Department of College Education.
  • Malayalam Department teacher Dr. P. P. Prakashan has been appointed as the Joint Director of Higher Secondary on deputation basis.
  • The graduates produced two documentaries.
  • This academic year, two researchers P. H. D. Thesis submitted.
  • Malayalam Department Assistant Professor H. K Santhosh P. H. D. Awarded.
  • Malayalam section teacher Dr. K. V Manjula received research guidance.

SNGS College , Pattambi

Annual Report Department of Malayalam

2017-2018

 

Seminars / Public Events

 

 

1.Zahira Kuttipuram inaugurated this year’s Irayam Sahitya Vedi on July 3.

 

2.Anoop Remembrance and Lecture – Anoop Memorial Committee Award for Creative Life in Colleges Award Ceremony for Farooq College Student Dinu and Anoop Remembrance on November 4. Shri. Sunil P Ilayidam delivered the keynote address.

3.It has been the venue for book launches and discussions by local writers in Pattambi. Adv. Udaya Shankar’s novel and studies , Ragesh R. Das’s poem was also published in collaboration with the department.

4.Ongoing Projects in the Malayalam Department as a part of the  Sasthrayan – 1. Digital Indexing and Analytics of Early Magazines and Documentation of Traditional Arts 3. Malayalam DT. P. Training 4. Poetry Carnival 5. Hosted an exhibition explaining the academic extension activities related to the Learning Management System.

5.The third edition of the Carnival of Poetry was held at the College on March 9,10,11. More than 200 poets and scholars participated in various events over the three days and nights at six venues during this year’s Carnival on Poetry Resistance and Culture. രMore than two thousand people participated. This is the largest poetry festival in India and has garnered national attention.

 

     

Kerala Kavitha Samaram, a social drama presented by the College Drama Troupe, a poetry camp for college students and a live painting workshop with the participation of eminent sculptors and painters, Were the main highlights

. Apart from Malayalam, poets and artists from Tamil, Kannada and Marathi also came as guests at the carnival. A national seminar and a workshop were organized as part of the carnival with the help of the Department of College Education. Cultural institutions and organizations such as Kendra Sahitya Akademi, Kerala Sahitya Akademi, Malayalam Web Community and Kerala Folklore Academy collaborated in the carnival

 

Academic activities

 

  1. Through the newly started Learning Management System in the college, textbooks and study guides were provided for the entire undergraduate and postgraduate classes. Internal assessment was conducted through online tests.
  2. For the first time in the history of the college, online exam training has been started. More than 400 students participated in the online training conducted by HSST Malayalam PSC Exam. Two lakh seventy nine thousand rupees were raised through these students,  and donated to PTA.
  3. UGC Net Coaching starts in March for free for all PG students in the college. An online course on papers one and two for the UGC NET exam will be launched in March

 

 

Achievements in research

 

  1. Three Research students were Phd Graduted
  2.  Teachers G. Tanuja and Unni Amapparaikkal also became research guides.
  3. Two new people have started research with UGC JRF.
  4. B. Kala recieved the Phd .
  5. Two students submitted their research papers.

 

 

SNGS College, Pattambi

Annual Report Department of Malayalam

2018-2019

 

Academic Activities

 

  1. HSSTTP Courses – Conducted two spells of Higher Secondary Teacher Transformation Programme – a Residential Training programme for Higher Secondary School Teachers organized by DHSE and Collegiate Education (  In November 2018 and January 2019)
  2. Online Index and Archive of Old Malayalam Periodicals –  Indexing of 38 magazines completed so far and published a descriptive index of 3900 articles by using centre of excellence fund.
  3. Digitization and Preservation of Manuscripts – The Department of Malayalam and college Library together conducted one day workshop on Protection and Preservation of Manuscripts on October 4. Classed headed by Sajina Asst. Professor Malayalam University and Dr. Sulekha of Manuscript Library
  4. Poetry Carnival The Fourth Edition of Poetry Carnival, organized by Malayalam Department on January 23-26, 2019, received national attention and won accolades as it evolved into a stabilized format and content. This annual event has put  our institution  in the cultural geography of Kerala. ( Detailed Report attached)

       

 

  1. Seminar – Conduced two National Seminars  on the topics  കവിതാസാഹിത്യചരിത്രം പുതിയ പരിപ്രേക്ഷ്യം പ്രതിവായനകളും  and  കേരളം ഭാവിയിലേക്കുള്ള വീണ്ടെടുപ്പുകൾ on January 24-26 .
  2. Kavya padhasala The department has begun Kavya Paadasaala and the first class was taken by Balachandran Chullikkad. On December 13 Four classes held during this academic year

       

 

3. Research Publications – department publishe two issues of Erayam Research journal and one book named  ആദ്യകാല മാസികകളുടെ വിവരണാത്മക ഉള്ളടക്കസൂചിക

4. UGC NET Coaching – Department conducted LMS Online course for UGC NET examination for June 2018, December 2018 and June 2019 examinations.

5. Rank Holders NET Holders 11 students qualified NET and 3 qualified JRF. Apart from this, among students of  online NET coaching, 27  got NET and 3 got JRF. Our students bagged  six top ranks out of the first seven in MA Malayalam . Thansia got first Rank

6. Ph D Holders This year two Research scholars were awarded Ph.D and 8 new Research Scholars joined in the department. Three new research guides joined in our research centre. Six out of nine faculties in the department are Ph. D holders and five of them are research guides in various universities.

7. Research Methodology A seven day certificate course on Research Methodology was co-ordinated by Malayalam Department along with the Sanskrit department

8. Seminar on Kerala Renaissance and Punnasseri Neelakanta Sarma – a joint venture of Kerala Bhasha Institute and the department. Prof. M N Karassery inaugurated the seminar. Asha Menon, N Jayakrishnan and other writers presented papers.

9. Organized a  discussion on award winning movie  ഈ മ യൗ  and book release of the script on January 23. Lijo Jose Pallissery, P F  Mathews, S Hareesh and other dignitaries participated in the programme

 

10. A Four day Book Festival organized. Kerala Bhasha Institute and other leading publishing houses participated.

11. Art Gallery and painting exhibition of Five renowned artist organized from January 23-26.

13. K V Anoop Memmorial lectutre and distribution of KV Anoop award for best student writer conducted on January 25. Renowned writer Ambikasuthan Mangad delivered the memorial lecture.

14. Organized a Folk performance sponsored by Kerala Folklore Academy.

15. Our students performed Kerala Samaram Kavitha A drama based on Malayalam Poetry and  Social movements in Kerala for Kerala Sahithya Academy at Thrissur in connection with Veendetuppu festival organized by department of culture   of Kerala.

Activities 2019 -20

  • Department recognized as centre of Excellence by Department of Collegiate Education.. Along with Sanskrit department a centre for Oriental Studies started functioning in the college. Rs. One Crore allotted for the centre during the plan period 2019-20.
  • Vayanapakshacharanam P Kesavadev anusmaranam and one day seminar on “Keshavadev jeevithavum sahithyavum” conducted on July 1.2019
  • Vayanapakshacharanam – Basheer Anusmaranam and one day seminar conducted on July 5.
  • Meet the author and book discussion on  സൂസന്നയുടെ ഗ്രന്ഥപ്പുര conducted on July 19.  Author Ajai P Mangad and poet PP Ramachandran participated.

  • Keralapiravi celebration organized by the department on November 1. Four new academic initiative launched during the event.
  • Malayalam Research Journal consortium – a platform to host all research journals in Malayalam and convert them to Online peer reviewed journals based on Online journal System launched.
  •                                                                                                                

 

  • Grandhavicharam – An exclusive journal for book reviews and a platform for submitting Book reviews of PG students of all PG Malayalam departments in Calicut University as a part of their audit course launched by the department.
  • Archiving project of Traditional art forms of Nila River Valley started. Thullal demonstration by Kerala kaamandalam performed and documented.
  • Digital indexing of 2st Century Malayalam periodicals started . This project is done by the PG students.
  • Conducted Two day National Seminar in ‘Sasthrapadapusthakarachanayum Malayalathinte Vainjanika bHashapadhaviyum’ on October 17, 18 The seminar was sponsored by Department of Collegiate Education .
  • Conducted another spell of Higher Secondary Teacher Transformation Programme HSSTP from October -20. 40 HSS Teachers attended as participants.
  • Organized a talk on Siting the agency of Post Colonial Translator by priya K Nair Translator and expert in Translation Studies.
  • Three add on Course of 50 hours duration on Malayalam DTP, Malayalam web content writing and Manuscript digitization and preservation announced. Courses will be started form Nover 25.
  • Deparment is organizing Five day workshop in research methodology in December First week.
  • Department is organizing Five day workshop in contemporary media studies in December third week.
  • A two day residential workshop in technological innovations in research will be conducted in December second week in association with Malayalam University.
  • Department conducted a project Award competition at all India level Prize distribution and one day workshop in PG Project writing is planning to conduct in November Last Week

 

 SNGS College Pattambi,

Annual Report Department of Malayalam

2019-2020

 

The Collegiate Education Department has recognized the Malayalam department as the Center of Excellence in Oriental Languages and has sanctioned special funds this year. This is a very proud achievement for the department.

 

2019-20 was a very active year for the Malayalam department in the academic field. The Malayalam section has been able to organize more than fourteen academic events this year.

 

Programmes Conducted by the Department

 

1.One day seminar(P.Kesavadev Anusmaranam)  on 1st July 2019

 

2.One day seminar (Basheer Anusmaranam)   on 5th July 2019

 

  1. One day Seminar-Susannayude Grandappura(Pusthakavicharam) on 19th July 2019

 

4.One day seminar(Mathrubhasha samaram Bhaviyum Sadyathakalum) on  25th September 2019

 

5.One day Seminar-Adhinivesanantharakalathu vivarthaka adayalapedunnathengine? On 14th October 2019

 

  1. Two daysNational workshop on Technological advancement in Research Methodology on 17th&18th October2019

 

7..One day national workshop-Thullal Asvadanakkalari on 1st November 2019

 

  1. Five days national workshop in Research Methodology (Bhashagaveshana Silpasala) on 3rdto7th December

2019

       

9.Three days national workshop on poetry translation( Adhunika Arabikavitha) from 17th to 20th December 2019

 

10 .One day workshop – ZoteroTraining on  21st December 2019

 

  1. Poetry Carnival- from 23rd to 26th January 2020

 

12.Two day national workshop onTechnological Advancemet in Research Methodology on

14th&15th February 2020

 

13.One day workshop on Nangyarkooth on 19th February 2020

 

14.One day national workshop(Peer  reviewed Research Journal)Open Journal System on

15th February 2020

  1. From this year onwards, the Malayalam department has instituted the PG Project Award for the best PG desserts presented at various universities in India.

 

Other Major Highlights

 

  1. Department organized the fifth edition of Poetry Carnival with the co-ordination of the other departments and cultural agencies and the Department of Collegiate Education, from 23- 26 January 2020.This year’s Carnival was conducted with the tag line ‘South Indian Poetry 20/20’ in seven venues. Seminars, lectures, art exhibitions, poetry recitals, Discussion on Sufi Tradition, Musical nights, and drama were performed as part of the event. The carnival also hosted a workshop on Poetry translation, incorporating a wide range of south indian poets from Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu.

The four day program was inaugurated on 23rd January by the renowned poet K.G. Sankarappillai and the chief guest of the event was Cheran, the Srilankan expatriate poet.

Mia poet Shalim Mukthadir Hussain and poets like Kalpetta Narayanan, Selma (Tamil), P.N.Gopikrishnan etc spoke in different sessions. Sunil P. Ilayidom curated the poetry learning session.

 

The renowned art critic and curator Suneet Chopra spoke on the topic ‘Installation Art in Contemporary Indian Context’. A seminar on cyber poetry and discourse on the presence of Sufi tradition in Malayalam poetry were held. A poetry installation of the name ‘Word Me Out’ was exhibited in the Botanical park of the campus.

 

Sufi Musical nights, drama by the college theatre club, street theatre, one act plays, Isal ramayanam, Poetry band, Theyyattam (documentary exhibition), presentation of tribal poetry etc took place in the nights of the Carnival. Over 600 delegates, 100 poets and 16 subject experts took part of the grand cultural event of Pattambi.

 

 

  1. South Indian Poetry Translation Workshop

A four day ‘Poet to Poet Translation Workshop’ was organized by the Department of Malayalam, SNGS College Pattambi, involving a number of South Indian poets. The workshop was held in the vision of promoting amity and cultural interaction among the south indian poets, as a sequel of the one co-ordinated by Kerala Sahitya Akademy in 2017.

A total of 25 poets from Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada and Telugu shared their poems each other for a face to face translation. Some of them were Kavin Malar, Sabarinathan (Tamil), Rajendraprasad, Basavaraj (Kannada), Arunanklatha (Telugu), Ammu Deepa, T.P. Vinod, Subin Ambitharayil, K. Karthik (Malayalam).

 

The poems for translation were exchanged through social media platforms like whatsapp and facebook, two weeks prior to the workshop. The translated poems were read out and discussed in the workshop, enabling a space for dialogue between different languages and the varied cultures. These translations were later published as a book by the college’s Malayalam Department. Such face-to-face translation workshops are highly relevant in the diverse cultural milieu of our nation. It will be helpful in the cultural integration of the nation, allowing a space to celebrate the many traditions and art forms including the marginalized streams.

  1. 3. The Malayalam Research Journal Consortium(MRJC) has been set up to convert all research publications in Malayalam into the Peer Review Online Academic Research Journal. The consortium was inaugurated by renowned novelist TD Ramakrishnan on Keralapiravi Day.

 

  1. This year too, the Malayalam department has undertaken a ten-day residential training for higher secondary teachers conducted by the Higher Secondary Department in collaboration with the College Education Department.
  2. 5. The Malayalam department has started a project to document the traditional performing arts on the banks of the Nila River.
  3. PG students compiled a descriptive digital index of articles related to literature and culture published in Malayalam periodicals during 2010-20.

 

 Publications

A total of six publications were published by the Malayalam department this year.In 2019-20, three issues of Irayam,  research journal of the Malayalam department, were published. The department also published a translation of modern Arabic poems in association with the Arabic section. The 2020 issue of Thilanila Magazine, published by the department, is also published as part of the Carnival, combining contemporary Malayalam poetry and studies. The book ‘Prabandha Samhita’ has been published with the best essays selected for the PG Project Awards instituted by the Malayalam Department for the best PG dissertations presented in various universities in India.

 

Achievements

 

NET/JRF

1.Subin.UGC-JRF

2.Anaswara-NET

3.Manju.C.R-NET

4.Sneha Vijayan-NET

5.Anjitha.P-NET

6.Arathy.D-NET

7.Aya-JRF

8.Saranya-JRF

9.Sneha-NET

10.Sreelekshmi-NET

 

 

RANK

1.Anjitha.P-3rd Rank

2.Anaswara.A-4th Rank

3.Sneha Vijayan-4th Rank

4.Aparna.M-5th Rank

5.Subin.U-9th Rank

6.Mubeena.M-9th Rank

 

Awards

 

Subin.U-Ujjwala Kavitha Puraskaram 2019-2020

Indhusre got second prize in P G Project Award 2018-19

 

 

Research Guides:

 

1. Dr. P. Geetha
2. Dr. C.P. Chithrabhanu
3. Dr. Elizabeth Thomas
4.Dr. K.V. Manjula
5. Dr. G. Thanuja
6. Dr. Unni Amaparakkal
7. Dr. H.K. Santhosh
8. Dr. T. Sreevalsan
9. Dr, Sajeev Kumar A
10. Dr. E. M Suraja
11. Dr. Santhosh Vallikkot

Research Scholars

Sl No Name of supervisor Name of the PhD scholar Mode of PhD
1 Dr. P. Geetha Sajnamol Amian Full Time
2 Dr. P. Geetha Divya K.M. Full Time
3 Dr. P. Geetha Shahina M.T. Full Time
4 Dr. P. Geetha Sunila G. Full Time
5 Dr. P. Geetha Asha M.P. Part Time
6 Dr. P. Muraleedhar Santhosh Kumar C. Part Time
7  Dr. C.P. Chithrabhanu Sheeba. M.S. Full Time
8 Dr. C.P. Chithrabhanu Rameshan P.U. Part Time
9 Dr. Elizabeth Thomas Bindu M. S. Part Time
10 Dr. Elizabeth Thomas Salini P. Part Time
11 Dr. Manjula K.V. Devi P.V. Full Time
  • Department is publishing a  Quarterly Research Journal titled ‘ Erayam’

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Plan of Action

  • Make the department more research oriented
  • Integrate technology with teaching-learning
  • Starting of a research journal
  • Intensify NET coaching
  • Completion of Ph.D. projects
  • Redefine student projects
  • Frame alternate curricula
  • Provide computer awareness sessions
  • Training programs for local schools
  • More research supervisors
  • More major and minor projects, UGC and other agencies

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