Ms. Susan Joshi

Personal Details

Name:                               Ms. Susan Joshi
Nationality:                     Indian
Gender :                           Female
Date of Birth :                 12-5-1979
Designation :                   Asst. Professor
                                           Postgraduate Department of English,
                                           St. Aloysius College (University of Calicut)
                                           Elthuruth, Trichur, Kerala 680611
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Research Experience :
Present Address :            Ukken House, Veluthur P.O. Kunnathangadi, Thrissur-680016
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Phone :                              (R)04872 310366, (M) 9846331203


Educational Qualifications

Qualified UGC- NET Eligibility test for Lectureship in Dec 2000
M.A in English Language &Literature from Sree KeralaVarma College Thrissur in 2001

Professional experience

Asst. Professor in Little Flower College , Guruvayoor from November 2010 to January 2011

Achievements & Laurels

Awarded merit certificate in the All India Literary Translation Competition conducted by “Indian Literature”- a publication of Kendra Sahithya Akademy ,as part of their Golden Jubilee Celebration .
Participated in the “Woman into media” workshop conducted by Chethana Media Institute, Thrissur and subsequently directed a short filmfocusing on the materialistic attitude of modern man.

Areas of interest

Diasporic Literature, Translation Studies


1.Tracking the Rolling Stones: Representing Cosmopolitan Youth in select works of Chethan Bhagat in jiggyAsa, A National Arts Journal,vol.10 no.1Jan-Dec 2014 ISSN 2249-3298 Published by Mercy College,Palakkad
2.From Obscurity to Centre : Subaltern Resistance in Adigas The White Tiger, in Conspectus, a journal of English Studies ,VOL 7 , 2013 ISSN 8973-8990 , St. Thomas College , Thrissur
3.Relinquishing the Halo: Repositioning Mothers as Persecuted Individuals in Select Stories of Kamala Das in Indian Journal of Post Colonial Literature, DEC 2012, ISSN 0974-7370 CESR ,Newman College, Thodupuzha
4.The Changing Facets of Rising India: Mapping Global Transformations in Select Works of Chetan Bhagat and Aravind Adiga I J PC L, June 2012, ISSN 0974-7370 ,CESR , Newman College ,Thodupuzha
5.Portraits of Man in Exile: Jhumpa Lahiri’s Unaccustomed Earth Litspark Vol. 4, May 2011, Dept. of English, St. Aloysius College, Elthuruth
6.Transmogrified Lands & Lives : The Stratagems of Exploitation in Rohinton Mistry’s A Fine Balance Indian Journal of Postcolonial Literature, Dec 2011, ISSN 0974-7370 Centre for English Studies & Research , Newman College ,Thodupuzha

Translation Works

English Translations of the following short stories and articles got published in the various issues of Malayalam Literary Survey (MLS), a publication of Kerala Sahitya Akademi
Vaikom Muhammed Basheer’s “A Man” in the July- December 2008 issue of MLS published by Kerala Sahithya Akademi
Sara Joseph’s “The Broken Bridge” in the April- June 2008 issue of MLS
C.V.Sreeraman’s “Bond of Those Bereft of Peace” in the October-December 2007 issue of MLS
Sara Joseph’s ” To Behold The Sea” in the October- December 2007 issue of MLS
English translation of M.Mukundan’s short story “The Magic Shop” got published in Indian Literature,a bi-monthly journal of Kendra Sahitya Akademi in July- August 2008 issue. It was awarded consolation prize in the All India Translation Competition conducted by Indian Literature
” Basheers Accomplishments” by Dr. M.M.Basheer in the December –July 2008 issue of MLS
“The Language of Basheer” by Dr.C. Rajendran in the December –July 2008 issue of MLS
A study on “Charlie Chaplin and his Films” was incorporated in the book titled CinemayudePaddangal published by ChalaChitraSaksharatha Mission, Thrissur, First Impression , August 2008

Seminar/Conference Paper presentations

Crossroads of Culture:Portraits of Youth in Select works of Chethan Bhagat in the Interdisciplinary International One day Seminar at L.F College, Guruvayoor titled Bona Salus: Edging the Drifts in Psychosocial and Educational Dimensions in the Young Populace , organized by the Depts. of Zoology and English in collaboration with Maricopa Community College,Arizona ,USA on Friday June 13,2014
Interrogating Motherhood: Repositioning Mothers as Persecuted Individuals in Select Narratives of Kamala Das in the International Conference titled Revisiting Madhavikutty/Kamala Das organized by, PG Dept of English , Elthuruth on 19th October 2012
Longing and Belonging: A Diasporic Analysis of “American Desi ” in the International Seminar on Flashes to Frames :Exploring the Dialectics of Films conducted by Little Flower College,Guruvayoor on 14,15 ,16 January 2011
Lifting the Veil and Shattering the Myths: Gender Conflicts in Khaled Hossini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns in the UGC sponsored National seminar on Other/ other: Discourses of Difference held at Carmel College , Mala on 30 & 31 December 2014
The Dark Side of Development: Ecology and Politics in Rohinton Mistry’s A Fine Balance in the UGC sponsored two day National seminar on Ecological concepts in Literature, Nature and Politics organized by the Dept of Malayalam,St. Joseph’s college ,Irinjalakuda on 5th and 6th August 2014
Orchestrating Identity in Post LPG Context: Depiction of Young India in select Works of Chethan Bhagat in the UGC Sponsored National seminar on Economic Liberilisation and Inclusive Growth in India conducted by PG Dept of Economics, St. Aloysius College Elthuruth on 17&18 March 2014
Accelerating India’s Growth: Global Marketing of Indian English Fiction in the National Seminar on Global Market and the Emerging Trends in Financial Services organized by the PG Dept of Commerce &Management Studies on 6&7 March 2012 at St.Aloysius College,Elthuruth
From Darkness to Light : Subaltern Transformation in Adiga’s The White Tiger UGC Sponsered National Conference on Transforming Self and Modernity: Contemporary Indian English Literature organized by PG Dept of English,St.Aloysius College, Elthuruth on 22,23 February , 2013