Dr. Poornima R

Assistant Professor ,Research Supervisor in English M.A., B.Ed., PhD Postgraduate and Research Department of English
Educational & Professional Qualifications
SNo. Degree  Specialization University
B.A. English Language and Literature Calicut University
M.A. English Language and Literature Calicut University
B.Ed. English Calicut University
PhD English Literature Calicut University



Seminars/ Conferences/ Workshops/ Symposia Attended
SNo. Seminars/ Conferences/ Workshops/ Symposia Theme/Title Resource Person/ Participant Organizing Institution Period
UGC Sponsored National Seminar Human Rights for Women  Participant KAHM Unity Women’s College, Manjeri 6,7 and 8 February 2013
UGC Sponsored National Seminar The Politics of Representation of the Self and the Other in Literature and Film Pedagogy Participant Department of English, Farook College 12 & 13 October, 2011
Seminar Human Rights for Community Empowerment  Participant/chair KAHM Unity Women’s College, Manjeri 24, 25 and 26 February 2015
Seminar Participated in the national seminar on Shakespeare Continuum at KAHM Unity Women’s College on 12 and 13 August days (2×6 hours) Participant KAHM Unity Women’s College, Manjeri 12 and 13 August, 2014
Workshop  Academic Writing Workshop for Teachers organized by Sigularities and PG Department of English at KAHM Unity Women’s college,Manjeri on Sep 19,20 and November 22 Participant PG Department of English, KAHM Unity Women’s College,Manjeri  Sep 19,20 and November 22, 2014
Conference Singularities National Conference on Space at  Participant KAHM Unity Women’s College, Manjeri  17 & 18 January 2017
International Colloquium Creative Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Participant SS College, Areakode 12,13,14 December, 2017  
National Seminar Paradise Lost  Resource Person NSS College, Manjeri 8 Nov 2017
Faculty Development Programme  Online Education in HEI Participant KSHEC 3-7 August 2020
International Conference Singulariries International Conference on Beauty Participant PG Department of English, KAHM Unity Women’s College,Manjeri 03, 04, 05 January 2019
International Conference Singulariries International Conference on Truth Participant PG Department of English, KAHM Unity Women’s College, Manjeri 29, 30, 31 January 2019
Workshop The foundations of Philosophy and Literary Theory Participant Farook College 14-18 October, 2019
Seminar Integrating Technology in Higher Education Participant The Councils of Principals of Colleges in Kerala 22 January, 2019


Papers Presented
SNo. Theme/Title of the Seminar/ Conference Title of the paper Organizing Institution Period
1. International seminar on Literary Studies : Current Trends and Concurrent Challenges Redefining Nation: A Study of Filmed Fiction TBAK college, Kilakarai and ELTAI September 26 ,2012
2. Career Paths for English Majors
  • Careers in Business and Insurance
  • K.A.H.M Unity Women’s College ,Manjeri
  1. 22nd  Dec 2012.
3. UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Reading Literature in the Contemporary Critical Paradigm Displacement, Destruction and Survival: A Study of Hertha Muller’s The Passport at  Bishop Moore College, Mavelikkara  13 August 2013
4. UGC Sponsored  National seminar on Myths and Folklore in the Milieu of Indian Writing in English  Destiny of a Devotee: Myth and contemporaneity in Dattani’s Seven Steps around the Fire  Vyasa NSS College, Wadakkanchery 4th September 2013
5. UGC Sponsored National seminar on Discourses and Cultural Studies Presented a paper titled Unmasking the Self: An Analysis of A.Revathi’s Autobiography in the  NSS College, Manjeri  16 December 2014
6. UGC Sponsored National seminar on Postcoloniality, Globalization and Transnationality in Literature Identity Politics in Iralu’s the Bitter Wormwood  Amal College of Advanced Studies, Nilambur  30 October 2014
7.  Singularities International Conference on Power  Complementary Harmony: Power and Sexuality in Blue is the Warmest Colour and Oranges are Not the Only Fruit  Department of English, KAHM Unity Women’s College, Manjeri   14 January 2016
8.  Transgenders: Emerging Trends and Issues Crossing the Fluid Margins OF Gender  Sree Sankara College, Kalady 29 September, 2016
9.  Perspectives on Post Independent Indian Literatures: Nationalism and After Identity Politics: A Reading of Literatures from North East Government Brennen College, Thalassery 10 September, 2015


Papers Published
SNo. Name of Paper Name of Journal/Book ISSN / ISBN Issue, Year, Page
Eurocentric to Ecocentric: An Eco Spiritual Reading of Alice Walker’s The Color Purple Wizcraft Journal of Language and Litereature ISSN 2319-4952 (Print) Vol:I Issue: II December 2012
(Re) Writing the Past: Marginalization of Ethnic Minorities in Herta Muller’s The Passport  Narrativizing the Margin:Border and Beyond  ISBN Number 978-93-83183-00-5

Ethnicity and Politics of Identity in Nagaland: A Study of Easterine Kire Iralu’s The Bitter Wormwood


ISSN 2454-2415

Volume 7 Issue 2, 2018

Paradise/Pandemonium? Kashmiri Identity in Question: A Study of Basharat peer’s Memoir


ISSN 2321-7065 Volume 7, Issue 1 January 2019

Tailoring a Feminine Self : A Study of The Danish Girl


ISSN 2581-8333

Volume number 2 Issue 5, 2019.

I AM WHAT I AM: A Study of Jareena’s Autobiography


ISSN- 2319-4189

Volume 11, December, 2020.

Visibility and Social Acceptability of Kerala’s Transgender Population: The Periods Before and After The Transgender Policy

Journal of Polity and Society

ISSN 0976-0210

Vol 13, Issue 1, January- June, 2021

Psychodynamics of Wifey Jokes


ISSN- 2456-2696

VOL6, ISS 4, RJOE, 2021.


Research Experience
1 Type Minor Research Project
2 Title A Nation in Conflict: Identity Politics in The Bitter Wormwood, The House with A Thousand Stories andCurfewed Night.
3 Order No. MRP (H)- 1039/13-14/ KLCA045/UGC-SWRO Dated 15 February 2014