Faculty

SANIL T. SUNNY

M.Phil., B.Ed.

Rajagiri School of English and Languages

sanil@rajagiri.edu

Educational Qualification

  • M. Phil in English Literature, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, 2009-2010.
  • B. Ed English, St. Jacob’s Training College, Menamkulam, 2007-2008.
  • M. A. in English Literature, St. Peter’s College, Kolenchery, 2005-2007.
  • B. A. in English Literature, St. Peter’s College, Kolenchery, 2002-2005.

Work Experience

  • 2011-2013: Bhavan’s Vidyamandir, Eroor.
  • 2010-2011: Hagia Sophia Public School, Mattakuzhy.
  • 2009: Manjooran’s Group of English Institutes, Pala.
  • 2009: Toppers Group of English Institutes, Kolenchery.

Paper Presentations

  • “Quest for Success and Unending Despair: A Critique of John Dos Passos’ U. S. A.” UGC Sponsored National Seminar on American Literary Movements: A Reappraisal, Annamalai University Chidambaram, 2014.
  • “A Reflection on Dalits Based on the Movie Melvilasam.” UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Representations of Subalternity in Cinema: Issues and Challenges in a Globalized India, SN College Chempazhanthy, 2014.
  • “Women Entrepreneurship and the Metropolis” TEQIP II Sponsored National Conference on Status of Women in the 21st Century, BIT, Anna University, Tiruchirappalli, 2014.
  • “After 9/11: An Overview with Reference to the Poem The Beautiful World in Ruins.” UGC Sponsored National Conference on Life and Literature in the Post 9/11 World, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam. 2014.
  • “Roots of Violence: An Analytical Lens on Dalit Women.” ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on Indian Literature: Interrogating Dalit Literature, Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore, 2014.
  • “The Untold Propagandas of a War: A Note on the U. S. A. Trilogy.” International Seminar on Literary Vistas, Udaya College of Arts and Science, Kanyakumari, 2014.
  • “On the Margins of Life: A Subaltern Reading of the Women Characters of U. S. A.” UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Subaltern Chronotopes: Issues and Strategies, Newman College, Thodupuzha, 2014.
  • “Gods Must Come Dome Down: The Changing Roles of Teachers.” UGC Sponsored National Seminar on 21st Century English Classroom: Perspectives and Challenges, Bishop Moore College, Mavelikkara, 2014.
  • “A Shortcut to Prosperity: Scrutinizing the Institution of Marriage with Reference to John Dos Passos’ The 42nd Parallel.” International Conference on Cross Cultural Nuances, Kanya Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar, 2014.
  • “English Language Teaching in a Changing Classroom Climate.” International Seminar on Trends and Innovations in Language Teaching, Sathyabama University, Chennai, 2014.
  • “Proletarian Road to Minority Status: A Rereading of John Dos Passos’ U. S. A.” IMRF International Conference on English Language and Literature, Pondicherry, 2014.
  • “Congregation for Propagating Falsehood: A Canvass on the News Media based on the U. S. A. Trilogy.” International Seminar on Contemporary American Literature: Trends and Prospects, Mercy College, Palakkad, 2014.
  • “The Journey of an Immigrant in Urban Space: A Perspective from The 42nd Parallel.” National Seminar on Movements in Time/ Space, Victoria College, Palakkad, 2014.
  • “Widening the Horizon: On the Access of Dalit Women to Education.” UGC Sponsored National Seminar, Government Brennen College, Thalassery, 2014.
  • “Alienation and Exile: A Critical Introspection into Nineteen Nineteen.” UGC Sponsored International Seminar on New Literatures and Their Relevance to the 21st Century, Loyola College, Chennai, 2014.
  • “Manhattan Transfer: The Testing Ground of Modern Urban Novel.” 10th International Writers’ Festival-India, Gandhi Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram, 2014.
  • “Arranged Marriage: A Source of Gains.” International Seminar on Gender Equality: Power, Violence against Women, Combating Myths and Understanding Legal Provisions, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 2015.
  • “Gendered Subalternity in the Select Novels of John Dos Passos.” ISCS International Seminar on Landmarks in Indian and World Literatures, Osmania University, Hyderabad, 2015.

Publications

  • “Quest for Success and Unending Despair: A Critique of John Dos Passos’ U. S. A.” American Literary Movements: A Reappraisal, Vol. II, ISBN 978-81925287-9-3.
  • “Women Entrepreneurship and the Metropolis.” Status of Women in the 21st Century, ISBN 819085670-7.
  • “Gods Must Come Down: The Changing Roles of Teachers.” 21st Century English Classroom: Perspective and Challenges, ISBN 978-81923313-7-9.
  • “Compromise to Defiance: An Ethical Surveilance of John Dos Passos’ U. S. A.” New Academia, ISSN 2277-3967.
  • “Proletarian Road to Minority Status: A Rereading of John Dos Passos’ U. S. A.” English Studies, ISSN 2347-3479
  • “Congregation for Propagating Falsehood: A Canvass on the News Media based on the U. S. A. Trilogy.” Pursuits, ISSN 0974-7400.

Research

  • 2009-2010: “A Study of the Lost Generation in John Dos Passos’ Select Novels,” Thesis for the fulfilment of M. Phil degree at Annamalai University, Chidambaram under the guidance of Dr. S. Ayyapparaja, Assistant Professor, Dept of English, Annamalai University.
  • 2015-2016: “The City in Transition: A Critique of Manhattan Transfer,” Thesis for the fulfilment of the ASPIRE Scholarship at CMS College, Kottayam under the guidance of Dr. Joji John Panicker, Assistant Professor, Dept. of English, CMS College.

Workshops/Camps/Training

  • Annual Training Camp conducted by 18 Kerala BN NCC Muvattupuzha, St. Peter’s College, Kolenchery, 2002.
  • Annual Training Camp conducted by 18 Kerala BN NCC Muvattupuzha, Nirmala College Muvattupuzha, 2004.
  • Inter State Cycle Expedition from Muvattupuzha to Kanyakumari and back, 18 Kerala BN NCC Muvattupuzha, 2004.
  • One Day State Level workshop on ‘Writing for the Media,’ Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam, 2006.
  • Two Days National Workshop on ‘The National Life Skills, Values Education, and School Wellness Programme’ conducted by Expressions India and CBSE, Saraswathy Vidyanikethan, Thiruvananthapuram, 2011.
  • Three Days National Workshop on ‘Human Excellence’ conducted by Shikshan Bharati, Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Elamakkara, 2012.
  • Two Days Training Programme ‘LOTS 2014’ conducted by JCI India Zone XX, JCI Kodungallur, 2014.
  • • Seven Days International Workshop on ‘Film Appreciation,’ University of Kerala, Karyavattom, 2018.
  • Three Days Workshop on ‘Reflecting on Research: Perspectives and Methodologies,’ Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, 2018.
  • Three Days Faculty Development Programme on “Mastering the Techniques of Teaching”, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery. 2018.

Achievements

  • ‘Kalaprathibha,’ Samskritholsavam, Kolenchery sub-district, 1994-1995.
  • NCC ‘B’ Certificate, 2004.
  • Black Belt, Alan-Thilak Shito Ryu Karate School. Thiruvankulam, 2005.
  • Arts Club Secretary, St. Jacob’s Training College, Menamkulam, 2007-2008.
  • Sports Champion, St. Jacob’s Training College, Menamkulam, 2007-2008.
  • Jury member/Judge in various Arts festivals conducted by different schools and colleges across Kerala including sub-district, district and university levels, 2011-2018
  • President, JCI Puthencruz, 2013-2014
  • Chaired a session lead by Dr. N. Prasanthkumar in the Three Days Workshop on ‘Reflecting on Research: Perspectives and Methodologies,’ Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, 2018.