Hima Babu

Ms. Hima J. Babu

Asst. Professor
Dept. of English
Christian College, Kattakada
Thiruvananthapuramemail: himajbabu@gmail.com
Mob +919497265068

ACADEMIC DETAILS

Course Duration University
MA (English Language and Literature) 2008-2010 Institute of English, University of Kerala
BA (English Language and Literature)     2005-2008 University of Kerala
B. Ed (English) 2010-2011 University of Kerala
Business English Certificate (Vantage) 1 yr, 2007 University of Cambridge

AREA OF ACADEMIC INTEREST

Literary Theory: Gender Studies, Ecocriticism
History of English Literature

ACADEMIC BODIES/ DUTIES

  • Literary Club Co- Coordinator, Christian College, Kattakada
  • Secretary, Women’s Club, Christian College, Kattakada
  • Deputy Coordinator, English Club, Christian College, Kattakada.

RESEARCH/ ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

September 2014- present

Designation : Assistant Professor
Institute : Dept of English, Christian College, Kattakada

  September 2013 – September 2014

Designation : High School Assistant
Institute : Govt. VHSS, Desamangalam, Thrissur.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Hima J. Babu, 2017. Resilience or Endurance?: Women in Khaled Hosseini’s ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns’. NASTELL 2017, Vol (1):61-63.
  • Hima J. Babu, 2012. Breaking the Chains: Amitav Ghosh’s Dancing in Cambodia, At Large in Burma as a Journey through Historical and Political Anguish. Following the Gypsy’s Foot: The Language and Literature of Travel, Vol (1).

SYMPOSIA & WORKSHOPS

Paper Presentations

  • “Power Politics and Gender Roles: A Reading of Manju Kapur’s The Immigrant and Brothers” in the National Seminar organized by the Dept. of English, MMS Govt. Arts and Science College, Malayinkeezhu, Trivandrum in Nov 2017
  • “Resilience or Endurance?: Women in Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns” in the National Seminar organized by Noorul Islam University, Kumaracoil, Kanyakumari, in April 2017.
  • “From the Roman Civilization to the Italian Cuisine: A Spicy Journey” in the National Seminar organized by the Dept of English, KNM Govt. Arts and Science College, Kanjiramkulam, Trivandrum in December 2015.
  • “Journey Towards Selfhood: Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns” in the National Seminar organized by the Dept of English, KNM Govt. Arts and Science College, Kanjiramkulam, Trivandrum in February 2014.
  • “Breaking the Chains: Amitav Ghosh’s Dancing in Cambodia, At Large in Burma as a Journey through Historical and Political Anguish” in the National Seminar organized by the Dept of English, KNM Govt. Arts and Science College, Kanjiramkulam, Trivandrum in November 2012.

Participation

  • Regional Workshop in Current Developments in English Language Teaching organized by Centre for English Language Teaching, University of Kerala in Februart 2010.
  • “Become an Effective Teacher”, UGC Sponsored Seminar at Govt. College of Teacher Education, Trivandrum in September 2011.
  • English Education Congress-2011 , National Seminar conducted by the Dept. of General Education, Govt. of Kerala & EFLU, Hyderabad in March 2011.
  • International Conference on Global Diaspora Studies: Contexts and Configurations organized by UGC Area Study Centre for Canadian Studies & UGC SAP, Institute of English in association with World Association of Global Diaspora Studies & State University of New York, Binghampton in March 2013.
  • One day workshop on English Accent and Pronunciation organized by the Dept of Public Administration, University of Kerala in March 2014.
  • UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Diaspora Reimagined: The Politics of Representation organized by the Centre for Cultural Studies and Institute of English, University of Kerala in October 2017.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • UGC NET, Junior Research Fellowship
  • Business English Certificate, Cambridge University
  • 8th Rank in MA English Language and Literature, University of Kerala
  • SET, CTET.

PERSONAL DETAILS

Profile          : Female, 29, Married
Nationality : Indian
Date of Birth         : 31.05.1988
Current Location : Muttada, Trivandrum, Kerala
Name of Father   : Babu D. S.
Qualification        : MA, B.Ed.
Languages known : English, Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi
Hobbies                   : Philately, Reading

 

PERMANENT ADDRESS

Aruma,TC 3/757(2), Elangumvila Lane, TKD Road, Muttada PO, Trivandrum-695025.