Dr. Divya S.


Assistant Professor                                                    

Department of English                                                           ‘Padmalayam’

Bishop Moore College                                                            Kuttemperoor P.O

Mavelikara                                                                                Mannar

Alappuzha Dist                                                                       Alappuzha Dist

Kerala-690 110                                                                       Kerala- 689 623

Email :divyasravindranathan@gmail.com                       Phone: 0479-2316108

Educational Qualification

  • PhD from University of Kerala - 2013
  • UGC- NET 2003
  • MA in English Language and Literature, 2002, Institute of English, University of Kerala
  • BA in English Language and Literature, 2000, Bishop Moore College, University of Kerala

Research Interest

  • Comparative Epistemology, Literary and Cultural Theory, Gender Studies and Contemporary Fiction

Research Projects Undertaken

  • UGC—Minor Research Project –Status: Ongoing

“Aporias of Memory: Narrative Reconstruction of Past in W.G.Sebald’s Fictional World.”

Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Department of English, Bishop Moore College, Mavelikara since 13 Sept. 2010
  • Lecturer in English, MES College of Engineering, Kuttippuram, Malappuram Dist, Aug 2006 to April 2010
  • Lecturer in English, Institute of Languages, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, Feb. 2005 to Feb. 2006

Orientation/Workshops Attended

  • UGC- Sponsored Orientation conducted by the UGC- Academic Staff College, University of Madras, Chennai from 05-05-2016 to 1-06-2016
  • UGC- Sponsored Special Summer School conducted by the UGC- Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, Kariavattom from 18-02-2014 to 10-03-2014
  • Additional Skills Acquisition Programme ( ASAP), Train the Trainer Workshop conducted by Higher Education Department, Government of Kerala from 03/04/2013 to 06/04/2013
  • Soft Skills Workshop held at Infosys, Trivandrum from July 28, 2008 to Aug. 01, 2008 conducted by Infosys Technologies Limited
  • Summer School Programme on “Student Counselling and Career Guidance” Sponsored by AICTE at Toc H Institute of Science and Technology, Arakkunam, Ernakulam from 14th to 19th July 2008

Publications in Journals

  • “A Dalit Feminist Reading of Bama’s Karukku and Sangati”. New Frontier, No.2, 2006.
  • “The Double Edged Palmyra: An Attempt towards self- discovery in Bama’s KarukkuDhvani, Vol-4, Jan 2004.

 Presentations in Seminars/Conferences/Workshops

  • “ ‘Shattering Gender Stereotypes’: Death, Desire and Subjectivity in K.R. Meera’s Hangwoman”, presented in the International Conference on Contemporary Discourses of Gender held on 12 & 13 Jan. 2016 at Christ University, Benagaluru.
  • “Bonding with the Unborn: Negotiating ‘personal space’ and reclaiming ‘selfhood’ in Jahnvi Barua’s Rebirth”, presented in the National Conference on Post-Modernism and Progressive India: Literary Articulations and Non-Literary Interventions held on 22 & 23rd March 2013, In Garden City College, Bangalore
  • “Representing Gender Stereotypes and Sexuality” presented in the UGC Sponsored National Workshop on Film Theory and Appreciation: The Dynamics of Popular Cinema held on 15 &16th March, 2012 at Union Christian Collge, Alwaye


Responsibilities/Positions Held

  • Convenor, UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Reading Literature in the Contemporary Critical Paradigm,  13 and 14 Aug. 2013
  • ASAP Master Trainer