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CHRYSALIS- a Commemorative Lecture Series

Organizer: The Research and Postgraduate Department of English in Collaboration with IQAC St. Aloysius College, Thrissur, Kerala

About the Session

  • When: 3 March 2022, Thursday 07:30 pm
  • Free Session
  • Platform: Google Meet

Keynote Speaker : Dr Nandini C Sen

Google Meet Link: Join Here – Or dial: ‪(US) +1 401-326-4118‬ PIN: ‪985 102 728‬#

About Speaker: Ambassador for Peace Prize for her work towards educating slum dwellers and the Write India award for her creative writing. She writes on Diaspora Studies, African Studies and Comparative Literature. Some of her publications include The Black Woman Speaks: A Studyöf Flora Nwapa and Buchi Emecheta (2019), Tlireugh the Diasporic Lens Volumes 1&2 (2017 & 2018), Mahasweta Devi: Critical Perspectives (2012). Sen is a keen observer of the society and a social commentator. Her short stories have been featured in aliterary journals such as The Elusive Genre and The Muse. She has also been featured in the Asian Collective of Short Stories and the Australia- , India collaboration titled The Glass Walls. Her latest book on creative writing is titled The Second Wife and Other Stories (2022) wh ch showcases a collection of feminist stories

About Chrysalis 2021-2022

CHRYSALIS 2021-2022 INVITED LECTURE IV: Chrysalis is aimed at brainstorming the critical and creative faculties of the research scholars of the department. This is a weekly lecture series where each research scholar presents a paper on a theory or essay related to their area of interest. Chrysalis 2021-2022 is also a platform to com memorate the contribution of late teachers of the department: Rev Fr Antony Kuttikkad, Dr. Dhanya Menon and Prof M D Paul Davis.

Organizing Committee

Athulliya Surendran

Dhrishya Dileep

C. M. Meera

Silpa Anand S.

Terasa J. Heloise (Rev. Sr Angela FCC)

Dr. Betsy Paul C: Research Coordinator & Head of the Department

Mr. Melvin Luke GeorgeIQAC Coordinator

Dr. Chacko Jose PPrincipal

About the Department

Launched in 1968, the Department of English got upgraded to a postgraduate department in 1995 and, since 2014, is a recognised Research Centre in English with the University of Calicut. Eminent faculty and updated technological assistance make the department a noted presence in academic and societal endeavours alike.

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