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Dr. Sreebitha P V

Associate Professor & Head

  0490 2345854

 

  sreebithapv@kannuruniv.ac.in, hodenglish@kannuruniv.ac.in

Qualifications :   M.Phil, Ph.D

Areas of Current Research Interest:

  • Body and Performance Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Cultural Studies.


Contributions to Teaching:

Prior to joining the university, I worked as Assistant Professor at the Department of English, Central University of Karnataka, Asst. Professor (Ad-hoc) at Sree Ram College ofCommerce and Motilal Nehru College, Delhi University. My Ph D (The Making of ‘Ezhava’:Caste, Communities and Gender among North Malabar Thiyyas and Thiruvithamkoor Ezhavas) and M Phil (Questions of Sexuality: A Critique of Lalithambika Antherjanam’s Select Writings) was from the University of Hyderabad.

Fellowships Awarded:

  • Short-term Papiya Ghosh Memorial Fund Fellowship of CSSS, Kolkata from September 2009 to February 2010.
  • Short Term Research Fellow at Anveshi Women’s Studies Research Centre at Hyderabad for the year 2006-2007.
  • Kerala State Chalachitra Academy Fellowship for the year 2020


Research Papers:

  • Projects Presented a paper titled, "Nations/Communities Imagined? Ezhava Reform,Modernity and Women's Magazines" in a nation seminar on “Representation of the Subalterns: Problems and Perspectives” organized by Sri Venkataramana Swami College, Bantwal, Karnataka in April 2009
  • Presented a paper titled, “Notions of Chastity and Fidelity A Critique of Lalithambika Antherjanams Select Writings” in a national conference on Women Writers of Kerala organized by Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Hyderabad in January,2009
  • Presented a paper titled, “Nations Imagined? Ezhava Reform, Modernity and Women's Magazines” in a national seminar on “Revisions of History: Region, Literature and Culture” organized by MS University of Baroda, Baroda in March 2009.
  • Presented a paper titled, “Regional Representations in the Magazines of Ezhava Community” in a national seminar on “Region and Nation in Literary and Cultural Studies” organized by Madras University, Chennai in February 2009.
  • Presented a paper titled, ““Regional Representations in the Magazines of Ezhava Community” in a national seminar on “Region and Nation in Literary and Cultural Studies” organized by Madras University, Chennai in February 2009.
  • Presented a paper titled, “Difference in Discourse and Difference as Discourse: A Study of Malabar Thiyyas and Thiruvithamcore Ezhavas” in IACLALS Annual Conference on “Comparative Cultural Studies: Towards New Postcolonial Paradigms” organized by University of Kerala, Kerala in January 2011.
  • Presented a paper titled, “Ezhava Magazines in Kerala” in a National Students Conference on “Literary and Cultural Studies RAW.CON 2011” organized by University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad in September 2011.
  • Presented a paper titled, “Caste Markers: Dress Reform, Women and Caste/Community Identity” in a National Conference on “English Language,Literature, Criticism, and Cultural Studies” organized by Shri Sant Damaji Mahavidyalaya, Mangalwedha, Solapur.
  • Presented a paper titled, “Community Identity Formation: Early Twentieth Century Magazines in Kerala” in a National Conference on ““Literature & Human Rights” organized by Pondicherry University in August 2013.

  • “Difference as Discourse: A Study of Malabar Thiyyas and Thriuvithamcore Ezhavas,” Journal of New Aspects of History of Orissa, Vol.14, 2011.
  • “Ezhava Social Reform Movements in Kerala: Questions, Concerns and Women’s Role,” International Journal of Business, Management and Social Science (IJBMSS), Vol. II, Issue 8 (V), April 2013.
  • “Tradition, Modernity and Sexuality in Lalithambika Antherjanam’s Agnisakshi,” WJGL (World Journal of Gender and Literature), Vol. 2, No. 1, June 2015.
  • “Within the Folds of Seclusion: Patriarchal Ideology and Nambutiri Women,” Literary Miscellany, Vol. 4, No. 1-2, Jan-Dec 2015.
  • “Notions of Chastity in Lalithambika Antherjanam’s “The Goddess of Revenge,” GNOSIS, Vol. 4, No. 1, July 2015.
  • “Ezhava Social Reform Movement in Kerala: Women’s Education and the Question of Community,” Historicity (International Research Journal), Volume IV, Feb.2018.
  • “Facing the Sunrise: Women, Sexuality and Public Sphere” International Journal of English Language, Literature and Translation Studies, April-June, 2019.
  • “The Scent of Breast Milk: Critique of Motherhood,” Research Journal of English Language and Literature, April-June, 2019.
  • “The Breast Cloth Struggle in Kerala: Missionaries, Community and Women,” Shodh Sarita, October-December, 2018.
  • “Dress Reform in Kerala: Question of Caste, Community and Women,” Shodh Sarita, July-September, 2018.
  • “Lalithambika Antherjanam's Writings on Widowhood: A Critique or Affirmation of Reform Agendas?” Pramana Research Journal, 2019.
  • “Linguistic Identity in Malayalam Cinema: The othering of Castes and Communities,” Think India, 2019
  • "Organising Women in S N D P: Agency and Possibilities". Anvesak, 2021.