Faculty Details

Laly Mathew

Associate Professor
Department : English Qualification : PhD, M A Phone : 0484-4069553 Mobile : 9446028459 Email : laly.eugene@gmail.com Date of Birth : 06-04-1962 Date of Joining : 01-07-1985 (in service) 04-07-1989 (in the college)

Education

Sl. No Course Institution Period Rank or Grade
1 PhD M G University 2010
2 M A Kerala University 1985 Fourth Rank

Area of Specialization / Research Interests

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION / RESEARCH INTERESTS
Children’s Literature- PhD
Minor Project funded by UGC

Publications

Research Publication

Sl.No Publication Publication Year
1 Revisiting Fairyland EnrouteDisneyland and Dahlopia- Bharata Mata Journal  ISSN 2348-3571 2015
2 The Mind and the Makebelieve- Indian Journal of Postcolonial Literatures  ISSN0974-7370 2013
3 Killing Monsters the Potter Way:Violence in Children’s Fantasy-  IJPCLISSN0974-7370 2011
4
“ Disneyfication of Fairy Tales”. published in Bharata Mata Multidisciplinary Journal of Studies. ISSN 2348-3571
2014
5 “Here is God’s Plenty: Biodiversity in Tolkein’s Middle Earth”. Proceedings of National Seminar onGreen Perceptions: Ecology and Texts. 2011
6
“Hobbits: Greening the Ecological Wasteland.”Proceedings of International Seminar on (Re)-reading Classics in Children’s Literature. Published by Childrens Literature Association of India, Thrissur.
2010
7
“Realism in Fantasy: Harry Potter Here and Now”. The Child and the FantasticThe Children’s Literature Association of India, Kerala.
2007

Books

Sl.No Name of the Book Year of publication Name of Publisher ISBN No Nature of Contribution
1 (Re)reading classics in Children’s Literature- Proceedings 2010 Children’s Literature Association of India 978-81-905931-2-0 Chief Editor
2 The Pleasure Principles: Theorizing Popular Texts-Proceedimgs 2013 Bharata mata College Chief Editor

International /National/ State – Level Workshops /Conference Organized

 

Sl.
No
Title of the seminar/
conference etc.
Invited /
Contributed
/Participation
Venue/
Agency
Dates Inter-national/ National/
Regional
Title of the Paper
1. Of Robots, Ray-Guns and Spaceships: Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature Invited Talk T.M Jacob Memorial Government College, Manimalakunnu, Ernakulam 8th – 9th December 2016 National The Perilous Realm: The Secondary World of Fantasy
2. Changing Genres in Trending Cultures Participation Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakkara, Ernakulam 14th January 2016 Regional  
3 Autonomy for Colleges – A Means to Quality Enhancement in Higher Education: The Dimensions of Governance, Leadership and Management Participation Sacred Heart College (Autonomous), Thevara, Kochi 8th – 9th January 2015 National  
4 Other/other: Discourses of Difference Session Chairperson Carmel College, Mala 30th – 31st December 2014 National ( UGC)  
5 Translations and Migrations Participation/ Paper Presentation Bhaashaa, Pune 21st – 22nd November 2014 International The Global Child- Reader: A Cultural Migrant
6 Dalit Feminist Autobiography Gendered Subalternity Discovering Her’Self’ Session Chairperson Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Kochi 28th – 29th October 2014 National ( UGC)  
7 Media and Culture: Creations and Transcreations Session Chairperson St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva 24th – 25th September 2014 National ( UGC)  
8 Book to Box Office: The Journey of Storytelling Participation/ Coordinator Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakkara, Ernakulam 25th July 2014 International  
9 Reading Media Texts: Representation and Meaning Session Chairperson St. Paul’s College, Kalamassery 26th – 27th June 2014 National  
10 The Pleasure Principals: Theorizing Popular Texts Participation/ Coordinator Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakkara, Ernakulam 5th – 6th December 2013 National (UGC)  
11 An Interface: Convergence of Theories and Techniques Paper Presentation/ Session Chairperson Baselious College, Kottayam 4th – 5th October, 2013 National Re-reading Fairy Tales
12 Children’s Film Festival and  Workshop Resource Person NavYug Children’s Theatre and Movie Village, Kottayam 24th – 28th April 2013 State  Evolution of Cinema
13 Training Programme for Master Trainers of  ASAP Participation Higher Education Department of Kerala

Maria Rani Centre, Thiruvananthapuram

5th – 8th April 2013 State  
14 Reader Response Theory: The Rigors of Engagement and Interpretation Participation Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Kochi 29th November 2012 International Workshop  
15 Emerging Perspectives in Higher Education Participation Newman College, Thodupuzha, Kerala 29th – 30th October 2012 State  
16 Remapping of Reality through Visual Technology – Interdisciplinary Engagements Participation/ Paper Presentation St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam 28th – 29th June 2012 National ( UGC) Disneyfication in Fairy Tales
17 Biopower and Biopolitics: The Problematization of the Individual in Society Participation Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Kochi 26th – 27th April 2012 National  
18 Beyond Footlights: Theatre & Texts Participation/ Coordinator Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakkara, Ernakulam 7th March 2012 Regional  
19 Sattva: Inter-Collegiate Theatre Workshop  Coordinator Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakkara, Ernakulam 30th – 31st January 2012 Regional workshop  
20 Literature & Psychology Participation/ Paper Presentation Baselious College, Kottayam 8th – 9th December 2011 National (UGC) Mind and the make-believe: Uses of  Children’s Fantasy
21 Green Perceptions: Ecology & Texts Participation/ Paper Presentation St. Paul’s College, Kalamassery 15th – 16th September 2011 National (UGC) Biodiversity in Tolkein’s Middle-Earth
22 Children’s Theatre Workshop Resource Person NavYug Children’s Theatre and Movie Village, Kottayam 6th-10th September 2011  Regional Origin of Drama
23 Language & Representation: The Mystique of Interpretation Participation Baselious College, Kottayam 14th – 15th January 2011 National  
24 Re-reading Classics in Children’s Literature Participation/ Paper Presentation/ Coordination Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakkara, Ernakulam 19th – 20th November 2010 International ( UGC) Hobbits: Greening the Ecological Wasteland
25 The Semiotic Patterns in Verbal and Non-verbal Communication Participation Carmel College, Mala 17th – 18th June 2010 National  
26 Politics & Polemics Participation/ Paper Presentation Children’s Literature Association of India & St. Aloysius College, Mangalore, Karnataka 10th – 12th January 2008 International Killing Monsters the Potter Way: Violence in Children’s Fantasy
27 The Child and the Fantastic Participation/ Paper Presentation Children’s Literature Association of India & St. Thomas’ College, Trichur, Kerala 26th – 28th March 2007 International Realism in Fantasy: Harry potter Here and Now
28 Shakespearean Perspectives Revisited: Renaissance & Modernity Participation St. Paul’s College, Kalamassery, Kerala 15th – 16th November 2005 International  
29 From Disengagement to Engagement: The Shifting Grounds of Cultural Studies Participation Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Kochi 24th – 25th February 2005  National  
30 Issues of Mediatizing Participation Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Kochi 13th December 2004 National ( UGC)  
31 Refresher Course in English Participation M.G University, Kottayam 9th – 30th November 2004 State (UGC)  
32 Revamping of Higher Education in Kerala Participation CMS College, Kottayam 16th October 2004 State  
33 Concepts of Indian Narratology Participation Govt. Sanskrit College, Tripunithura 16th – 17th January 2004 State  
34 Refresher Course in English for College Teachers Participation Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam 3rd – 24th February 2003 State (UGC)  
35 Rural Women Empowerment and Gender Sensitization Workshop Participation Carmel College, Mala 12th August 2002 National Workshop  
36 Refresher Course in English Participation Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, Kariavattom 14th May – 4th June 2002 State (UGC)  
37 Refresher Course in English Participation M.G University, Kottayam 11th July – 3rd August 2001 State (UGC)  
38 Seminar on Indian Writing in English Participation Union Christian College, Aluva 28th February – 1st March 1997 National

International /NationalParticipationnal/ State – Level Workshops /Conference Organized:

Sl.No Title of the seminar/ conference etc. Funding Agency Venue/Agency Dates International/ National/ Regional
1. Re-reading Classics in Children’s Literature UGC Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakara 19th – 20th November 2010 International
2. Sattva: Inter-Collegiate Theatre Workshop College Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakara 30th – 31st January 2012 Regional
3. Beyond Footlights: Theatre & Texts College Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakara 7th March 2012 Regional

 

4. The Pleasure Principals: Theorizing Popular Texts UGC Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakara 5th – 6th December 2013 National
5. Books to Box Office: The Journey of Story Telling College Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakara 25th July 2014 International
6 Chrysalis’ 16, Inter-Collegiate Fest Alumni/ College Bharata Mata College,Thrikkakara 14th-15th January 2016 Regional
7 Chrysalis ’17, Inter-State Fest Alumni/ College Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakara 4th– 5th Jan 2017  Inter-State


Positions held or holding:

Sl.No Position Year
1.  Vice-Principal, Discipline, Admissions and Co-curricular Activities

 

2015-
2. Member, IQAC Advisory Committee  

2016-

3. Chairperson  UG Board of Examinations, MG University 2016-
4. Chairperson Board of Studies in English for UG , MG University 2016-
5. Subject Expert, Member of BoS,  MGUniversity 2014-
6. Member, Inspection Commission for Sanctioning of New courses, MG University 2005-8

2014-

7.  Member, BOS MA College(autonomous), Kothamangalam 2014-
8. Head of the Department of English 2013-
9. NAAC Co-Coordinator, NAAC Core Committee 2013
10. Editor, Bharata Mata Research Journal 2013
11. Chief Editor, BMC News letter 2013
12. Chief Editor, Proceedings of National &  International Seminars 2013

2010

13.  Staff Advisor, College Union 2005
14,  Co-ordinator, Women’s Cell 96-98

03-05

 

 

Research Projects:

Minor Projects:
Sl.No Title of the Project Funding Agency Amount Period Co-investigators
1. Mind and the Make-Believe: Psychological Uses of Fantasy UGC 1.5 lakhs 2012-‘13

 

Courses attended for Professional Developments:

Sl.No Name of the Course Organizing institute Period
1. Training Programme for Master Trainers of  ASAP Higher Education Department of Kerala

 

5th – 8th April 2013
2.  Refresher Course in English M.G University, Kottayam 9th – 30th November 2004
3. Refresher Course in English Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam 3rd – 24th February 2003
4. Refresher Course in English Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, Kariavattom 14th May – 4th June 2002
5. Refresher Course in English M.G University, Kottayam 11th July – 3rd August 2001
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