Dr.C.VINODHINI Assistant Professor

Chennai

044-2245 1746, 044-2244 4621

baenglishgnc.hod@gurunanakcollege.edu.in

Specialization

Area of Research: 20th Century British Poetry

Research Activities:

Paper as a part of Book:

Feminine Issues - In the Writing of British Female Authors (English)Edition 1, 2015. Publisher : VL Media Solutions. Page No.185.ISBN: 9789380820729, 9380820720

   Title:Muriel Spark’s “The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie” – TheQuintessence of Narcisstic and Ego-Centric Teaching.

Articles Published in International Refereed Journals:

  • Ruminations- A Peer Reviewed Bi-Annual International Journal for Analysis

      and Research in Humanities and Social Sciences.

Volume-3, No. 1, December 2012. Page No. 118-121.

ISSN: 2229-6751

Title:Athol Fugard’s “Sizwe Bansi is Dead” – An Epitome of the Apartheid in South Africa

  • The International Journal for Culture, Literature and Criticism

Issue- 6, October 2012.  Page No. 75-80.

ISSN: 0976-1608

Title:“The Pride of Africanity”- Revitalizing Negritude with Reference to  Léopold Sédar Senghor’s                    Poems.

  • Thematics Journal: A Peer Reviewed International Journal of English Studies

Volume-3, Issue-1, January 2012. Page No. 57-60.

Available Online at

ISSN: 0975-8313

      Title: Protest as a Way of Life as Revealed in the poems of Seamus Heaney.

  • Contemporary Discourse: A Peer Reviewed International Journal

     Volume-2, Issue-1, January 2011.Page No. 220-224.

ISSN: 0976-3686

Title: Legacy of Communal Segregation in the Poems of Seamus Heaney.

Articles Published in International Conference Journals:

  • Reformative Ideologies in Kalaingnar DR.M.Karunanidhi’s “Parasakthi”.

Page No.516-518.  ISBN No – 978-81-908-07-883

  • Resuscitating of Irish Gaelic Language in the Poems of Seamus Heaney.

Page No. 126-132. ISBN No – 978-81-910681-6-0

  • History of Indian Advertisements.

Page No.301-303. ISBN No – 978-81-907473-1-8

  • Television Advertisements.

Page No.304-307. ISBN No – 978-81-907473-1-8              

Articles Published in National Conference Journals:

  • Acquisition of Communication Skills

Page No.256-257. ISBN No – 978-81-898-43-465

  • Social and Cultural Issues in ELT

Page No.309-311. ISBN No – 978-81-908397-4-7

Papers Presented:

16.04.2018 & 17.04.2018 10th National Conference on "Nature, Culture, Language, and Literature: Environment Narratives and Critical Practices" organised by Department of English and Foreign Languages, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Kancheepuram District.

Topic: "Dinnshenchas” - Seamus Heaney's Conception of Place. 

  • 13-14. 12. 2017 International Conference on EMERGING TRENDS IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING organized by the Departments of English, Guru Nanak College (Autonomous), Chennai – 600042.

Topic: Social and Cultural Aspects in English Language Teaching

    • 29.01.2011International Conference on KALAINGAR VALARTAMIL organized by Bharadhidasan University, Trichy.

Topic:Reformative Ideologies in Kalaingnar DR.M.Karunanidhi’s “Parasakthi”.

    • 16.12.2010 International Conference on Recent Advances in Linguistics (ICRAL)held atBharathiarUniversity, Coimbatore.

Topic:Resuscitating of Irish Gaelic Language in the Poems of Seamus Heaney.

    • 08.08.09 4th International and 40th Annual Conference on Managing Mixed Ability   

      Classes organized by ELTAI in association with JBAS College for Women, Chennai.

     Topic: Teaching Poetry in Mixed Ability Classes.

    • 18.07.09 4th International Seminar on Mass Communication2009 (Advertisement & Public  

     Relations) organized by Puduchery Communicators Forum.

    Topic: History of Indian Advertisements.   

    • 18.07.09 4th International Seminar on Mass Communication2009 (Advertisement & Public  

      Relations) organized by Puduchery Communicators Forum

     Topic: Television Advertisements.

    • 15.02.2011 National Conference on English for Empowerment NCEE-2011 in 

      Association with University of Cambridge (ESOL Examination) Conducted by  

      the Department of English, VelTechUniversity, Chennai.

Topic: Acquisition of Communication Skills

  • 31.03.2010 National Seminar Conducted by the Department of English,

      DR.MGR Janaki College of Arts and Science College, Chennai.

      Topic: Moralising Impact of Aesop’s Fables

  • 22.03.2010 UGC National Seminar on Gendering Indian Narratives 

    Conducted by the Department of English, KakatiyaUniversity, Warangal, A.P.

    Topic: A Search for Identity as Revealed in Bharati Mukherjee’s ‘Jasmine’.

  • .  24.03.2010 5th National Conference on Enhancement and Excellence in English for    

      Employability and Empowerment Conducted by the Department of English and

            Foreign Languages, SRM University, in association with University of Cambridge

(ESOL Examinations).

            Topic: Social and Cultural Issues in ELT

  • 5.   23.01.2010 National Seminar on Literature as Medium Conducted

by the Department of English, Jairam College of Arts and Science, Salem.

Topic: Love in Brian Patten’s Poems.

  • 6.  23.01.2010 National Seminar on Literature as Medium Conducted

by the Department of English, Jairam College of Arts and Science, Salem.

    Topic: Regional and Religious Conflicts in the Poems of Seamus Heaney.

  • 05.12.09 National Conference on English Language Teaching for

Socio- Professional Relationships Efficient Enterprise Decorum Conducted

by the Department of English SPEED ‘09, Kathir College of Engineering, Coimbatore.

  • 01.10.09 National Conference on English Language Teaching (ELT); Challenges  and Opportunities’ (ELTCAO 2009)Conducted by the Department of English,  Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore. Topic: ELT through One - Act - Plays.

          Coimbatore Topic: Non-Verbal Communication Skills.

  • 03.08.09 UGC National Seminar on Protest as Way of Life- An Analytical

     Study of Literatures in English in the Modern Socio-Cultural Contexts Conducted

      by Post Graduate and Research  Department of English, NationalCollege, Trichy.

  Topic: The Face of the Apartheid – With Reference to Seamus Heaney’s Poems.

  • 08.05.09 National Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering and Technology

      ENTECH ’09 Conducted by the Department of English, AnnaUniversity, Tirunelveli.

 Topic: Role of Multimedia in Developing Oral Skills.

  • 25.03.09 National Seminar on “English and Communication Skills for

       Employability” Conducted by the Department of English, AnnaUniversity, Chennai.

     Topic: English for Employability Specially for Rural Students.

  • 04.02.09 National Seminar on “Cultural Barriers in Communication” Conducted 

       by the Department of English, SriKanyakaParameswariArtsCollege for Women,      

         Chennai.

Topic:  The Cultural Barriers created by Indian English Language and Literature- with

 reference to Mulk Raj Anand’s  “Coolie” and “Untouchable”.

  • 27.02.2010 State Level One Day Seminar on Soft Skills conducted by

Sri Angalamman College and Science of Education, Poonjeri, Kanchipuram Dist.

     Topic: Body Language

Seminars Attended:

  • 17.03.09 National Seminar conducted by Department of Commerce, SDNB 

     Vaishnav College for Women.

           Topic: Industry-Institute partnership for Excellence in Higher Education.

FDP Programme Attended:

  • 18.12.09 One day National Level Faculty Development Programme on Advanced Teaching Methodologies ATM-09 at Velammal Engineering College, Chennai.

Areas of Interest:

  • African and Caribbean Literature (Poetry)
  • Theatre Performance

Work Experience

6 Years

Education

M.A. English,  M.Phil., PhD