The department of English Literature strives to offer educational opportunities on campus. The department works for the betterment of the student community and help them to develop their skills and prepare them for their future endeavours. The department is equipped with well experienced faculties. The classrooms are set up in a natural eco-friendly environment which creates a congenial learning atmosphere and the Smart learning classrooms make world class teaching methodology. Audio-video is displayed in the classrooms to recapture the English period.

Students are exposed and trained in all genres of literature like drama, one-act plays, soliloquies, monologues, etc., The literary association ‘Litraz’ with the motto ‘Do the Undo’ makes the students to try their hands in all literary aspects.

Through the Communicative Club of excellence, students’ communication skills, self-confidence and positive attitude are developed. The Critics’ Club promotes the students’ extensive reading and also promotes analytical skill and critical thinking. The Theatre Club builds intellectual and aesthetics understanding among students and develops vocal, physical and imaginative skills. The book review session improves their critical knowledge. Well-equipped digital library houses thousands of books and literary pieces, reference books.

The department provides a constructive platform to enrich the knowledge of the students through seminars, workshops, conferences and presentation and publication of research papers. Webinars from world Class University like Oxford and Cambridge enhances literary knowledge of the students.

The students are encouraged to contribute to campus and local publications and to study abroad. The course offers a wide array of co-curricular activities designed to enhance their learning. The SKACAS Department of English motivates the students to grow as a scholar and person. It provides the opportunities to gain and implement their skills while engaging the community. It’s education for living.

English has always been a great and successful inter-discipline, taking on a remarkable mix of formal analysis, ethics, anthropology, politics, philosophy, theology, literary history, language and textual studies. This is why English is the cross roads of the humanities.

Head Of the Department

Sri Krishna Adithya College of Arts and Science

Dr. M. SWAPNA

 M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Head of the Department

Mission

  • The Department of English seeks to provide students with an education of the highest quality in the English language
  • To inculcate communicative skills and soft skills by providing them various kinds of learning processes such as Experimental learning, e-learning.
  • Foster in students an appreciation and enjoyment of language and literature’s aesthetic and intellectual elements
  • Enable students to transfer some of their sensitivity to language and literary structure to their own writing.
  • Best possible innovations in teaching and assessment
  • Strive to assist students in finding professional employment that makes effective use of the skills and knowledge

Vision

  • The Department of English is a pioneer in introducing high standards of education and rigorous training with ample scope for the all-round development of personality of the students.
  • The Department of English Strives to be an Epitome of Excellence in quality Education by effectively providing its students to promote positive change and social justice for the betterment of society
  • Strives to be internationally recognized for academic excellence and to impart an in-depth knowledge in English literature and language

Objective

  • The Students of Literature are trained in creative, exploratory and professional writing where they can work in genres like fiction, poetry, memoir, literary journalism, editing and business communications.
  • To prove competency in the domain knowledge/area and language proficiency Analyze the societal needs and issues through the literary perspective.
  • To Practice lifelong learning for enhancing the ethical values of the society
  • Develop efficiency in LSRW skills and present themselves as efficient language trainers
  • To produce noble research works
  • Improve their understanding about various socio- cultural aspects and find Employment in media, freelance writing, content writing and teaching.
  • Improve the possibilities of their employment in various sectors
  • Understand the requirements of the industry and Prepare themselves to face the challenges of competitive environment
  • Would you like to get accustomed with English Language and Literature? If yes, then the Department of English is all set to sculpt you.
  • Through innovative teaching we make our students succeed and get through career and placements.
  • Our infrastructure provides congenial ambiance for both Co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
  • Each and every student is sculpted in the heterogeneous atmosphere. The College aims to make every student shine and become more employable.
  • Students are equipped with life skills and interview skills along with excellence in academics.
  • SKACAS upholds the primary objective of providing quality education for the integrated development of the students.
  • Through our entrepreneurship training we are not just creating employees but employers.

WORKSHOPS

S.No

Workshop Title Date Resource Persons

Number of Participants

1

A National level webinar on “Characterization: Text & Performance” 10/12/2020 Prof.N.Elango

Founder-Director, Former Associate professor& Head, The American college, Madurai

178

2

One Day workshop on Reading Cinema as an Audio visual Text 12/02/2020 Dr.Aiyappan, Assistant Professor of English, Christ university

55

3

2 Day Motivational program  on PHOENIX – Reborn 05/08/2019 & 06/08/2019 Mr.Ragunath, Psychologist, RELAX, Chennai

65

4

 

A One-day workshop on

“Know Thyself “

 

18/12/2018 Mr.Suresh Wadwani, Senior HR trainer, HCL Technologies

36

5

 

Motivational speech on “Think out of the box”

 

20/09/2018 Mr. M.Rafi Ahmed, Chief of Bureau, Trinity Mirror, Coimbatore edition

185

GUEST LECTURE

S.No

Title Date Resource Person

Designation/Organization

1

Inauguration of Drama club MASQUE 2K19 28/09/2020 Mr.Rafi Ahmed

Chief of Bureau, Trinity Mirror, Coimbatore edition

2

Guest Lecture on Literary Forms 26/09/2019 Dr.R.Santhakumari Associate Professor and Head ( Retd.), Kongunadu College of Arts and science college.

3

Social History of England 23/09/2019 & 24/09/2019 Dr.R.Santhakumari

Associate Professor and Head ( Retd.), Kongunadu College of Arts and science college.

SEMINAR

S.No

Title Date Resource Persons

Number of Participants

1

One Day National Seminar ON “Art of Effective Communication” 09/03/2019 Dr.S.P.Dhanavel

Professor, IIT Madras

2

One Day seminar on “Theatrical Poetry” 28/12/2018 Dr.P.Rajani

Retd.Professor, Madras Christian college

FDP

S.No

FDP Title Date

Resource Persons with Designation

1

Effective communication Skills 01/11/2019-22/11/2019

Faculties of English Department

WEBINAR

S.No

Date Title

Resource Person

1

31/4/2020 Life Design

Dr.Smiti Nathan, Assistant Director of Life Design, johns Hopkins university, USA

2

16/04/2020 American Literature

Dr.Sushma V Murthy, Christ university, Bangalore

3

24/04/2020 Corporate Etiquette

Mrs.Vishaga, Corporate trainer, Bangalore

4

25/04/2020 Communication skills for career progression

Mr.T.Vigi, Kristu jayanthi college, Bangalore

FACULTY PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

ACADEMIC YEAR

2019 – 2020

FACULTY PUBLICATION

4

ACADEMIC YEAR

2019 – 2020

FACULTY PRESENTATIONS

9

STUDENTS PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

ACADEMIC YEAR

2019 – 2020

STUDENT CERTIFICATION COURSE

6

ACADEMIC YEAR

2019 – 2020

STUDENTS PARTICIPATION

2

EVENT ORGANIZED BY OUR DEPARTMENT

  • Street play enacted by the students of I B.A English literature on 29.12.18.
  • Celebrated the Valediction of Literary Association LIT’RAZ. The theme of the programme was Gothic Literature. Students dressed up themselves as monsters, demons, witches, ghosts, banshees, vampires and other supernatural creatures from the famous literary works.
  • One day national seminar on Art of Effective Communication, Dr. S. P Dhanavel, Professor of English, IIT Madras was the Resource Person for the seminar on 09.03.19.
  • Soliloquy on the topic “No Fear Shakespeare” An impeccable performance by the Students of BA English literature.

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