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Name : DR. V.R. Anil Kumar,

QUALIFICATIONS:

Completed BA in English literature and History (double main degree) from St. Thomas College, Trichur, Kerala. MA in English literature from St. Thomas College, Trichur.
M.Phil. from Bharathidasan University. Completed PhD in full time from Bharathidasan University.


WORK EXPERIENCE: Worked as guest lecturer at English department in St. Aloysius college, Trichur. Before that worked as guest lecturer in Vimala college, Trichur. Worked as Assistant professor at English department in Karpagam Academy of Higher Education Coimbatore.

AREAS OF INTEREST:Life Narrations, Literary Theory/Criticism, Gandhian Thought, Cultural Studies, Biopic cinema, Gender Studies, Post -Colonial literature and History.

SUBJECTS TAUGHT FOR THIS SEMESTER: English

FACULTY IN CHARGE: Film club

RECENT PUBLICATIONS MADE/ CONFERENCES/SEMINAR/WORKSHOPS/TRAINING ATTENDED:
1) Gandhian Plurality in the Visual Narration : A Reading of Gandhi, Lage RahoMunnani and Pappilo Buddha. IJSELL Vol 3, Issue 2, Feb 2015, 138-146.
2) Re (de) generating Polemics of Gandhian Sense of Sexuality in the Life Narration of Jad Adams' Gandhi: Naked Ambitions. IJOH Vol 1 Issue 1, December 2014.
3) Reflections of Gandhian Ethics in Select Visual Narrations. Conspectus. Vol 10, 2016. PP 46-58. Presented eight papers in various universities and colleges.
He was also a member in the seventh winter school on Life and Thought of Gandhi under Dr Tridip Suhrud at Indian Institute of Advanced Study,Shimla.