Dr. Sr. A Princy Anto

Dr. Sr. A Princy Anto was born at Vellanchira, a village nearby the Sacred Heart College, Chalakudy. After her schooling she joined Franciscan Clarist Congregation and became a nun by the grace of God. She did her B A in English Literature from Holy Cross College, Tiruchirappilly during 1993-96. She has a Bachelor degree in Education. She took her Masters in English from Stella Maris College, Chennai. She cleared State Eligibility Test and National Eligibility Test in the year 2000. She served Sacred Heart College, Chalakudy as a Guest Faculty in the Department of English. She joined Vimala College, Thrissur for Research programme in the year 2001.She worked as an HSST in Sacred Heart Convent Girls Higher Secondary School, Chalakudy. She completed her PhD under the Guidance of Dr Varghese Dolly in 2007. Her doctoral thesis is titled “The Observer as Server: A Study of the Short Stories and Novels of Khushwant Singh”. She joined Little Flower College, Guruvayoor as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English and worked there for three years. She joined Sacred Heart College Chalakudy in the year 2010.

Contact

Email : aprincyanto@gmail.com

Academic Profile

Education

  • Ph D: Vimala College, Calicut University
  • M A: Stella Maris College, Channai
  • B Ed.: Govt Training College, Ollur

Research Interests

Indian Writing in English, Narratology, Ecology, Multiculturalism, Dalit richness

Publications

  1. Ecological Beauty in the Context of Psalms
  2. Reverberation of Identity Crisis and Cultural Conflict in “Train to Pakistan” of  Life: Resistance, Revolution, Resurgence, Sooryagatha Publishers, Kochi, ISBN – 978-81-7255-076-9.
  3. Aesthetics in Pope Francis’s “Laudato Si” of Pursuits: A Peer Reviewed Journal, Post Graduate Department of English & Research Centre for Comparative Studies, Mercy College, Palakkad, ISSN 0974 – 7400.
  4. Woman as Refugee in Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai of International Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities, Department of English, Loyola College, ISSN: 2321 -7065.

Positions Held in the College

  • NSS Programme Officer
  • Vice Principal (2016 onward)
  • UGC Planning Board Member(2015-16)
  • Coordinator of One day International workshop
  • Sacred Heart College Hostel Warden (2016-19)
  • Faculty in charge of Catholic Activities

Invited Lectures

Inauguration of Science Exhibition of the Carmel Academy ICSE School, Chalakudy

Seminars Attended

  1. Dr. Sr. A Princy Anto attended a “National Seminar on Recent Trends in Literary Theory”, on 13th & 14th August, 2008 at St. Albert’s College, Ernakulam, by UGC
  2. Participated a “Two Day Colloquium on Faith and Youth Formation: Catholic Response to Contemporary Challenges” on 28th & 29th November 2008 at Ernakulam by Xavier Board of higher Education, Kerala North-South Regions
  3. Attended a One day Orientation Programme for College teachers on 21st November 2009 at St. Albert’s College, Ernakulam by Xavier Board of Higher Education, Kerala North-South Region.
  4. Attended a Regional seminar on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in the Present Context on 20th February 2010 at Little Flower College, Guruvayoor by Xavier Board of higher Education, Kerala North-South Regions.
  5. Attended a National Seminar on ‘The Semiotic Patterns in Verbal and Non verbal Communication’ on 17th & 18th June 2010 at Carmel College, Mala.
  6. Attended a Seminar on Students for Palliative Care on 7th October 2010 at Town Hall, Thrissur by National Service Scheme, Calicut University Fraternity & Alpha Pain Clinic.
  7. Attended an International Workshop Flashes to Frames: Exploring the Dialects of Films on 14th, 15th & 16th January 2011 at Little Flower College, Guruvayoor.
  8. Attended a National Workshop on Staff Excellence, Capability, Growth & Influencing for effective Customer Relations on 21st to 24th May 2012 at Christ University, Banglore by Centre for Education Beyond Curriculum Christ  University Banglore.
  9. Attended a NSS Programme Officers Residential Camp on 22nd & 23rd November 2012 at Costford Hall, Ayyanthole, Thrissur by NSS Calicut University, Costford, HLFPPT & KSACS.
  10. Attended a National Workshop on Digital Pedagogy : Perspectives and Prospects (Staff Skill Enhancement Programme) on 9th & 10th January 2014 at St. Mary’s College, Thrissur.
  11. Attended an International English Language Teacher’s Conference 2015 on 30th & 31st July 2015 at Pooram Hotel, Thrissur by State Institute of English, Kerala & District Centre for English, Thrissur.
  12. Attended a National seminar on Ecological Understones in Literature and Popular Culture.
  13. Attended a One day Cluster Workshop for Coordinators and Internal mentors of Walk With a Scholar Progarmme on 29th January 2016 at Christ College, Irinjalakuda by Directorate of Collegiate Education.
  14. National Workshop on Translation titled “Negotiating Cultural Distances” on 12 to 14 October 2017 at Government College, Tripunithura by Department of Collegiate Education, Government of Kerala.
  15. Arete: National Seminar on “Academic/Teacher as Organic Intellectual: Discoursing Cultural and Literary Theories” on 23 & 24 October 2017 at Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady by Indira Gandhi Centre for Gender Studies.
  16. International Seminar on “Representation of Reality in Inclusive Literature” on 16 & 17 November 2017 at Sahrdaya College of Advanced Studies, Kodakara.
  17. National Seminar on “Through the Magnifying Glass: Modern Perspectives and Innovative Practices in Children’s Literature on 10 January 2018 at Panampilly Memorial Government College, Chalakudy by Directorate of Collegiate Education, Government of Kerala.
  18. National Conference on “Changing Landscape of Higher Education in India and Implementing Challenges” on 22 & 23 September 2018 at Christ (Deemed to be Unversity), Bangalore by Xavier Board of Higher Education in India, Bangalore.
  19. Workshop on B A English Language and Literature Syllabus Revision on 12th June 2019 at University of Calicut.
  20. Two Day International Conference in English Language Teaching, Literature and Cultural Studies on 24th  25th January 2020 at Christ College, Irinjalakuda.
  21. Participated in the one day International Online Conference on “Expanding Strategies on Teaching – Learning with Digital Proficiency” organized under PARAMARSH Scheme sponsored by UGC- NAAC on 28th May 2020.
  22. Attended three – day Faculty Development Programme on “Web Tools and Platforms for Online Classes” conducted by the KPCTA Regional Committee, Calicut University on 3, 4 & 6 June 2020.
  23. Attended the live International Webinar on “Open Access and Quality (comparing databases, inclusivity, questionable publishers)” hosted by AISSMS College of Engineering, Pune in association with DOAJ on 15 July 2020.
  24. Participated in the National Webinar on “Career Advancement Scheme & UGC Regulations” organized by IQAC, Mar Thoma College, Chungathara on Monday 3rd August, 2020
  25. Participated in the National Level Webinar on “Gender Sensitization in Higher Education with reference to Covid -19” organized by the Department of English, G Venkatasawamy Naidu College, Kovilpatti in collaboration with UGC, New Delhi on August 06, 2020.
  26. Participated in the Multilingual National Webinar “En-Contours” organized by the Department of Languages Naipunya Institute of Management and Information Technology on 5,6 & 7 November 2020.

Paper Presentations

  1. Working of Cultural Hegemony and Negative Dialectics in Chetan Bhagat’s “Half Girlfriend” in the Three Day International Conference on 7 – 9 December 2017 at Karnataka Sangha, Shimoga by FOCET, Kuvempu University & ISCS, New Delhi.
  2. The Concept of Beauty in Pope Francis’ “Lauadato Si” in the Three Day International Conference on 3 – 5 January 2018 at Unity Women’s College, Manjeri by Kerala State Higher Education Council.
  3. Model the Past to Respond to the Demands of the Present and to Form our Future in the International Seminar on 7th, 8th and 9th January 2019 at St Teresa’s College, Ernakulam by Teresian International & Department of History.

Faculty Development Programme

  1. Participated in the One Week Faculty Development Programme (FDP) on “Literary Criticism” for Faculty and Research Scholars. Organized by the P G Department of English, TVUCAS, Kallakurichi from 30th July to 5th August 2020.
  2. Participated in Paid FDP from 2020-1-27 to 2020-10-31 on Moodle Learning Management System organized by Sacred Heart College, Chalakudy with course material provided by Spoken Tutorial Project, IIT Bombay.
  3. Completed the Online Training Programme on the theme “Academic Leadership” organized by CALEM, at the UGC HRDC, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh from 06 March 2021 to 13 March 2021.
  4. Completed the International Interdisciplinary FDP on “Creative Methods for Teaching Digital Natives in Higher Education held from 02 August to 9 August 2021
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