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Dr. Kunhammad K K

Associate Professor & Head


Qualifications :   M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D, Trinity Diploma in TESOL

Areas of Current Research Interest:

  • Transformative Humanities
  • Cultural Theory
  • Trauma and Fiction
  • Literature & Philosophy
  • History and the Archive

Contributions to Teaching:

My lectures and classroom activities include a wide range of ideas, experiences, knowledge that fuel interest and motivation in my students. I do my best to ensure that my students

  • engage fully in classroom transactions and activities reflect upon their experiences on the courses I offer and identifying their contributions and those of others
  • are exposed to views and ideas that challenge their own
  • respect the views of others and are prepared to listen to them, consider them, and analyze them objectively
  • develop a passion for the chosen domains in the field of their study
  • acquire a profound sense of literary, theoretical and cultural understanding
  • internalize the values of a secular institution and display tolerance
  • and respect toward each other regardless of their religious belief including those who have no religious beliefs
  • Transformative Humanities
  • Cultural Theory
  • Trauma and Fiction
  • Literature & Philosophy
  • History and the Archi
  • Transactions: Essential English Language Skills, University of Calicut, 2017, ISBN:817748202-5.
  • Transactions: Workbook, University of Calicut, 2017, 817748205-X.
  • “History and the Genealogical Problematic: Foucault’s Reading of Nietzsche’s Second Mediation,” LITTCRIT, ISSN: 0975-63029, Vol. 45 Issue 88, Dec 2019, Trivandrum pp. 69-76.
  • “From Profane Illuminations to Profanations: Teaching/ Reading Walter Benjamin’s “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.” Post-Theory: Discourses of the New, Saradhi Publishers, 2019 pp.14-29, ISBN 9789388637008.
  • “English Language Teaching: Towards a More Culturally Responsive English language Education“
  • “Interview with Professor Bill Ashcroft” (with Dr.Priya K. Nair)
  • “‘Listening to Estha’s Wounds’: Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things as a Trauma Narrative” (with Jinan Ashraf)
  • “From Ambivalence to Affirmation:Critiques of Empire from Rudyard Kipling to J. G. Farrell”
  • “Elephants in the Room:“Five Minds” and the State of Higher Education in Kerala”
  • “Fractured Reflections: Feminist Theory and Woman’s Experience in Kerala”
  • “The ‘Hidden  Constants’: Woman’s Rights as ‘Espoused Theories“
  • “The Exorcism of Laughter: Parody as Postcolonial Resistance in J. G. Farrell’s The Singapore Grip”
  • “From Parliamentary Swaraj to Personal Swaraj: Is India Ripe for it?“
  • ”Re-imagining India: History as Subversion in J. G. Farrell’s The Siege of Krishnapur”
  • “The Rhetoric of Disease: J. G. Farrell’s Troubles and the Eclipse of Empire”