Department of English

The history of the English department is inextricably linked with that of the college. The English Department has been one of the pioneering departments of the college which started an undergraduate programme in 1972. The postgraduate programme in English Language and Literature was introduced in 1998. The Department is committed to enriching the lives of its students by empowering them. The PG Department of English has been noted for its commendable achievement in the academic scenario of SCAM government College. The English Department hosts E. C Antony Memorial Lecture every year commemorating its former colleague Dr EC Antony. On top of it the department has been conducting Avalanche a lecture series on recent trends every year. keeping in alliance with curricular activities, the literary, as well as the debate clubs of the Department, perform vital roles in the college. In a way, the PG Department of English is executing the indispensable role in moulding up the educational standard of the college.

Established Year 1972
Programmes Offered BA English
MA EnglishCertificate Course in Sustainable English Language Learning 2023 -24
Current intake of Students
Head of the Department

Dr. Denis Joseph Anatty Olakkengil


Sl No. Name of the Faculty Designation Contact Detail Photo Profile
1 Dr. Denis Joseph Anatty Olakkengil Associate Professor & Head 9447610162          
2 Dr. Suja Mathew Assistant Professor 8075003729            
3  Priya Ravinath Assistant Professor
4 Lakshmi G Menon Assistant Professor 9446491714 View More
5 Nisha KS Assistant Professor 9446342223  
6  Rajani KR Assistant Professor 9605256297   
7  Razeena PR Assistant Professor 9447814200     
8 Dr. Sijo Varghese C Associate Professor 9495636705   View More
9 Manu Madhav Assistant Professor 9497317953   View More

Darus J Muriyadan


Assistant Professor 9497316315        

Activities and Events 2023-’24                                                                                             

  • 26/02/2024 English Association Inauguration and a Talk on Aesthetics of Dalit Poetry at Science Block Seminar Hall
  • 21/2/2024: A talk in connection with International Mother Language Day in association with VAGARTHA
  • 22/01/2024 One Day Workshop on Research Methodology by Ms. Priya Prabhakaran at ORICE hall
  • 21/12/2023 Observation of the international day of persons with disability and an inclusive Christmas celebration at Asha Bhavan study Centre for the Deaf B.Com, Ollur
  • 19/12/2024 Shakespeare Quiz to commemorate the 400th year of publication of Shakespeare’s First Folio
  • 13/12/2023 Mountain Echoes- Real Life Narratives of a Mountaineer – A talk by Preetham Menon
  • 6/10/2023 As part of Banned Books Week, the Department of English in collaboration with the Debate club organised a banned books exhibition and a panel discussion on “The Politics of Banning Books”
  • 5/10/2023Unparalleled Memories: A Tribute to K.G. George” delivered by Capt. Dr. Chithra P.S., Assistant Professor, PG & Research Department of English,Sree Kerala Varma College, Thrissur The Department paid tribute to KG George
  • 3/10/2023 World Translation Day: Talk by writer, translator, and historian Dr. P.S. Manoj Kumar, Principal, Sri C. Achutha Menon Govt. College, Thrissur on the topic “Challenges of a Translator: A Personal Story.”
  • August and September 2023Online Induction Program for I M.A English students (2023 admission)

    Induction program aims at familiarizing the students with their new role as post graduates. It informs them as to what to expect from their program and how best they can prepare themselves for getting the best outcomes.

    The first Induction program was conducted on 16 August 2023. The session was handled by Dr. A. Balu Vijayaraghavan, Assistant Professor of English, Sree Krishna College Guruvayur. The speaker addressed the students on the topic “Psychoanalytic Criticism: Theory and Usage”.  He talked about the basic principles of the theory and by way of picture slides, showed how to analyze texts using this theory.

    The second session was held on 17 August 2023and was handled by Dr. Anju V.R, Guest Faculty, Dept of English, St Aloysius College, Elthuruthu. She spoke on the topic “Pruning to Prosper: an Orientation towards Creating a Better P.G. Experience”. Dr. Anju gave a comprehensive view of the recent trends in literature and gave many practical tips on writing a research paper, list of various reliable websites and provided many links for reference. She also enlightened the students about the various career possibilities after post graduation as well as tips to crack NET exam.

    The third session on 20 September 2023 was handled by Clinta P.S, Assistant professor (adhoc) at Christ College, Irinjalakkuda. She gave a comprehensive view of the different movements both in English as well as Malayalam literature and also how various social and political movements influence literature of all ages. She made the students dwell upon the reason why they had chosen English Literature as their core subject and what are the benefits of studying literature.

  • 21/09/2023The Bridge course planned for the first year UG and PG students of the Department of English was inaugurated by the Principal Dr. Manojkumar P.S on 21/09/2023. The programme was conducted atthe Department Seminar Hall at 12:15 pm. Dr. Denis Joseph Anatty Olakkengil, the Head of the Department presided over the function and Dr. Sreeparvathi D., IQAC Member felicitated the function. Nisha K. S, Assistant Professor and the Coordinator of Bridge Course in the Department delivered the welcome speech and Aleena, I Sem MA student proposed the vote of thanks. All the first year UG and PG students participated in the event.
  • 04/08/2023 The students of III BA English and the Department conducts a programme as part of Pride Month Celebration on 04/08/2023,12 pm  at Orice Hall.
  • 01/08/2023 First UG Orientation Programme conducted in the Department of English on 01 Aug 2023.

Activities and Events 2022-’23