Ms. Noble Thampy

Ms. Noble A. Paliath was born on 14 August 1985 in Cherthala, District of Alleppey. She successfully accomplished her school years at Public School, Pattanakad affiliated to the Board of Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), New Delhi in 2001 and St. Francis Assisi Higher Secondary School, Arthunkal affiliated to the Board of Higher Secondary Examination (HSE), Government of Kerala in 2003. She took B. A. in English Language and Literature from St. Joseph’s College for Women, Alleppey affiliated to the University of Kerala in 2006 and M. A. in English Language and Literature from S. D. College, Alleppey affiliated to the University of Kerala in 2008. She obtained M. Phil in English Language and Literature from the Institute of English, affiliated to the University of Kerala, Trivandrum in 2010. She qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) in June 2012.

She has a total of nine years of teaching experience. She has worked as Lecturer and Vice Principal of Naipunnya School of Management, Cherthala affiliated to the University of Kerala for a period of one year; all-inclusive of teaching and administrative experience from 2010 to 2011. She joined as Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Vimala College, Thrissur affiliated to the University of Calicut in 2014 and served there for a very brief period of one month. She has been offering her unswerving service as Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Sacred Heart College, Chalakudy affiliated to the University of Calicut since 2014 and has productively completed a period of eight years so far. Also, she has been a Part-time research scholar in the Research and Postgraduate Department of English, Vimala College (Autonomous), Thrissur affiliated to the University of Calicut, since 2021.

Her realms of pedagogic primacies embrace epistemological spheres of discipline like Ignorance Studies, Gender Studies, Mad Studies, Green Studies, Food Studies, Graphic Narratives, Disability Studies and Posthumanism. As a part of academic progression and professional advancement, she has participated in and presented umpteen contemporary research papers in plethorae of seminars, conferences, symposia and colloquia. She has also a substantial number of research paper publications that also comprises UGC-CARE listed journals to her credit. Furthermore, she has stretched out the horizons of the domain of teaching by having performed in the roles of Subject Expert and Presenter in association with “Glimpses of Indian Writing in English,” a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) produced during the year 2021 by Educational Multimedia Research Centre (EMMRC), University of Calicut, on behalf of Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC), New Delhi, an Inter-University Centre under UGC.

Academic Profile

Education

  • B.A. in English Language and Literature: S. D. College, Alleppey (University of Kerala)
  • M.A. in English Language and Literature: St. Joseph’s College for Women, Alleppey (University of Kerala)
  • M.Phil. in English Language and Literature: Institute of English (University of Kerala, Trivandrum)

Research Interests

Ignorance Studies, Gender Studies, Mad Studies, Green Studies, Food Studies, Graphic Narratives, Disability Studies, Posthumanism

Publications

  • “Visual Semiotics and To-be-looked-at-ness: A Close Reading of the Systems at Signification at Work in Advertisements” (Discourse: Xaverian Research Journal, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2015, ISSN: 2321-0214).
  • “Exploring the Horizon of Expectations: Teaching as Performance” (21st Century English Classroom: Perspectives and Challenges, 2015, Prasakthi Book House, Pathanamthitta, Kerala, ISBN: 978-81923313-7-9)
  • “Place and Space: ‘The Branded’ Debating the Canon in Bama’s Sangati”(Scholar Critic, Vol. 02, Issue: 01, 2015, ISSN 2348–6945 (Online)
  • “The Future of English: Technology and Pedagogy in English” (RJOE, Vol. 2, Issue 4, 2017, ISSN: 2456-2496)
  • “Unsexing and Suspending Gender in Jeanette Winterson’s Oranges are not the only Fruit” [1985] (RJELAL, Vol. 5, Issue 4, Oct – Dec 2017, ISSN: 2395-2636 [Print], 2321 – 3108 [Online])
  • “Embracing Change: From Understanding to Action” (RJELAL, Vol. 6. Issue 4, Oct – Dec 2018, ISSN: 2395 – 2636 [Print], 2321-3108 [Online])
  • “Visibility of Double Standards: Conflict between the ‘Social’ and the ‘Personal’ Perspectives in Nellie Wong’s “When I was Growing Up” (IJELLH, Vol. 6, Issue 12, Dec 2018, 2582-3574 [Online], 2582-4406 [Print])
  • “Where Human and Animal Experiences Intersect: A Posthumanist Analysis of Select Poems” (Conspectus: A Journal of English Studies, Vol. 13, 2019, St. Thomas College (Autonomous), Thrissur)
  • “Fractured Identity, Technological Determinism and Speculative Bilingualism: An Analytic Note on Girish Karnad’s Broken Images,” (Critical Insights on Girish Karnad’s Plays, Notion Press Publishers, 2020, ISBN: 9781649835352)
  • “Parts of a Whole: An Analytic Note on Shashi Deshpande’s Roots and Shadows,” (Themes and Techniques in Indian English Literature, Perception Publishing House, 2021, ISBN: 978-81-953639-3-3)
  • “Living Life to the Fullest: Towards an Understanding of Disabled Children’s Childhood Studies” (Akshar Wangmay, International Peer Reviewed Journal, UGC-CARE Listed, Oct 2021, Issue IV, Vol. III, ISSN: 2229-4929)
  • “Mapping the Art and Landscape of Literary Research” (Aalochan Drishti: An International Peer Reviewed Refereed Research Journal of Humanities, UGC-CARE Listed, Vol. 25, Dec 2021, ISSN: 2455-4219)
  • “Representations of Disability in Select Women’s Writing: A Trajectorial Overview” (Research Approaches in Multidisciplinary Subjects: Volume I, Red’ Shine Publication, 2022, ISBN: 978-93-93239-56-3)
  • “From Integration to Transformation: A Close Reading of R. K. Narayan’s The Guide [1958]” (Research Approaches in Multidisciplinary Subjects: Volume I, Red’ Shine Publication, 2022, ISBN: 978-93-93239-56-3)
  • “Unearthing the Unwritten: Revisiting Connotative Paradigms in Adrienne Rich’s “Claiming an Education” (Role of Women in Literature, Island Publishers, 2022, ISBN-13: 978-93-93333-37-7)
  • “Inclusive Education and Disabled Children: A Critique” (Human Rights of Marginalized Groups: Global Intervention Strategies, 2022, H. S. R. A. Publications, 2022, ISBN: 978-93-5506-230-7)

Paper Presentations

  • “Visual Semiotics and To-be-looked-at-ness: A Close Reading of the Systems of Signification at Work in Advertisements” (UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Media and Culture: Creations and Transcreations, 24-25 Sep 2014 organized by St. Xavier’s College, Aluva)
  • “Exploring the Horizon of Expectations: Teaching as Performance” (UGC Sponsored National Seminar on 21 Century Classrooms: Perspectives and Challenges, 23-24 Oct 2014 organized by Bishop Moore College, Mavelikkara)
  • “The Future of English: Technology and Pedagogy in Practice” (International Seminar on ELT in the Digital Epoch: What, Why and How?, 30-31 July 2015 organized by State Institute of English Kerala and District Centre for English, Thrissur)
  • “Unsexing and Suspending Gender: Heterosexuality, Lesbianism and the Politics of Indeterminacy in Jeanette Winterson’s Oranges are not the only Fruit”, (UGC Sponsored National Seminar on The Postmodern Pedagogy of Multiple Literacies: A Transdisciplinary Critique on Cultural Studies and Media Effects, 12-13 Aug 2015, organized by Newman College Thodupuzha)
  • “Tracing Routes/Roots: Creativity and Environment in Seamus Heaney’s “Digging” (UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Ecological Undertones in Literature and Popular Culture, 17-18 Sep 2015 organized by Little Flower College, Guruvayur)
  • “Art at Arm’s Length: Semantic Instabilities in the Documented Self” (UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Evolving Media in Post Liberalization India, 28-29 Dec 2015, organized by Bishop Moore College, Mavelikkara)
  • “The Mysterious Femininity: Correlating Water and Woman in Elena Ferrante’s The Lost Daughter” (Two Day International Seminar on Aquatic Literature, 18-19 Aug 2017, organized by the Department of English, Malankara Catholic College, Mariagiri, in collaboration with Association for Cultural and Scientific Research, (ACSR), Thrissur, Kerala
  • “Thinking out of the Box: Problematizing Sex/Gender Constructs in Jeanette Winterson’s Written on the Body (1992)” (Three Day International Colloquium on Literature, Theory and the History of Ideas, 3-5 Oct 2018, organized by The Department of English, M. S. M. College, Kayamkulam in collaboration with Centre for Cultural Studies, University of Kerala and Littcrit: An Indian Response to Literature supported by Kerala State Higher Education Council [KSHEC])
  • “The Future of our Present: A Critique of the Final Speech of Chaplin in The Great Dictator (International Seminar on Art and Democracy: The Political Aesthetics of the Contemporary Age, 7-9 Jan 2019, organized by Teresian International and Department of History, St. Teresa’s College (Autonomous), Ernakulam)
  • “Where Human and Animal Experiences Intersect: A Posthumanist Analysis of Select Poems” (Silver Jubilee International Conference on Becoming Posthuman: Critical Approaches to Posthumanism, 12-13 Dec 2019, organized by Research Centre of English, St.Thomas College (Autonomous), Thrissur)
  • “The Lure of the Normal: A Reflective Note on the Changing Trends in Educational Landscape Post Covid-19” (Two Day International Online Conference on English Literature and Language Education: Embracing Change in Covid Times, 19-20 June 2020, organized by Christ College (Autonomous), Irinjalakuda in association with Langlit International Journal)
  • “The Unsaid and the Unspoken: Unending Quests of Guesstimate Language Teaching Pedagogy” (Two Day International Conference on English Language Teaching, Literature and Cultural Studies, 24-25 Jan 2020, jointly organized by the Department of English, Christ College (Autonomous), Irinjalakuda and English Language Teachers’ Interaction Forum [ELTIF])
  • “The Way Ahead: Redefining and Reshaping Borders of Higher Edu for a Better Tomorrow” (Two Day Virtual International Conference on Advances in Science, Technology, Engineering and Management, 27-28 June 2020, organized by International Journals Research Publications in Engineering and Science (IJRPES)
  • “The Time is Now: The Shift from Text to E-Content in Higher Education” (International Virtual Conference on Industry 4.0 Scenario: Redefining Language and Literary Studies, 13-17 July 2020, jointly organized by the Department of English, Thiruvalluvar, University, Vellore, Loyola College, Chennai, Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur and Govt. Thirumagal Mills College, Gudiyattam
  • “Alterities in a Time of Terror: Negotiating Doris Lessing’s Briefing for a Descent into Hell (1971)” (Online International Conference on Digital Humanities in the 21st Century: Understanding Human-Machine Interface and the Dawn of Posthumanism, 28-30 July 2020, organized by the Postgraduate Department of English, Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakara
  • “The Lure of the Normal: Researching Depictions of Disability in Select Young Adult Graphic Narratives” (International Virtual Conference on Subalternity: Borders and Borderlands, 28-29 May 2021, organized by the Department of English, JP College of arts and Science, Agarakattu
  • “Decoding the Littoral Zone: A Close Reading of William John Banville’s The Sea (2005), 14-15 June 2021, organized by the Postgraduate and Research Department of English, St. Mary’s College (Autonomous), Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, India
  • “Reframing Disability in Select Young Adult Graphic Narratives” (International Virtual Conference on Through the Looking Glass: Mediated Lives and Realities in the Pandemic Times, 9-10 Sep 2021, organized by the Postgraduate and Research Department of English, Mar Thoma College, Tiruvalla, in collaboration with KSHEC)
  • “Disability and Childhood: A Brief Analysis” (UGC Sponsored Two Day Virtual International Conference in English on Contemporary Trends in World Literatures, Language and Cultural Studies in English, 29-30 Sep 2021, jointly organized by the Departments of English, BSSS and Christ College (Autonomous), Irinjalakuda)
  • “Revisiting Delineations of Disability in Select Young Adult Graphic Narratives” (Two Day International Webinar on Re-thinking Age-ing, Disease and Death in 21st Century, 13-14 Nov 2021, organized by Department of English, Bodoland University, Kokrajhar)
  • “Understandings of Disability and Childhood” (International Online Conference on Theory and Discursive Practices in the Age of Interdisciplinarity, 24–26 Nov 2021, organized by PG Department of English, Bharata Mata College, Thrikkakara in collaboration with Yonphula Centenary College, Royal University of Bhutan)
  • “Inclusive Education and Disabled Children” (International Webinar on Disability Perspectives of Gender Equality and Women Empowerment, 4 Dec 2021, organized by School of Behavioural Sciences, M. G. University, Kottayam in association with American University of Iraq, Sulaimani)
  • “Living Life to the Fullest: Towards an Understanding of Disabled Children’s Childhood Studies” (Five Days’ 2nd International E-Conference on Disability: Resistance, Disruption and Transgression, 29-3 Dec 2021 in collaboration with Guru Angad Dev TLC, SGTB Khalsa College and Centre for Disability Research and Training, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi, PMMMNMTT, Ministry of Education)
  • “Representations of Disability in Select Women’s Writing: A Trajectorial Overview” (Virtual international Conference on Mapping the Shifting Paradigms of Post Modern Society, 11–13 Feb 2022)
  • “Posthuman Love: Why Animal Studies Now?” (One Day National Webinar on The Posthuman Turn, 17 Feb 2022, organized by the Postgraduate and Research Department of English and English Association, St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry, Kerala in association with Mahatma Gandhi, Kottayam)
  • “The Power of Info: Why Good Info Matters?” (National Seminar on Interdisciplinary Research Approaches, organized by Research Council, St. Thomas College (Autonomous), Thrissur, 18–19 Feb 2022)
  • “Exploring the Nexus between Posthumanism and Disability Studies” (International Virtual Conference on Literature and Theory- From Classical to Contemporary: Different Perspectives to Indian Subcontinent, 11–13 Mar 2022, organized by VISTAS, Chennai)
  • “The Posthuman Turn: A Discourse on Animal Studies” (Three Day Virtual International Conference on Redefining Theories of Communication: 21st Century Perspectives in Language and Literature, 28–30 Apr 2022, organized by SRM Institute of Science and Technology, College of Science and Humanities, Department of English and Other Foreign Languages, in collaboration with AIFEST)
  • “Disability Studies and Posthumanism: A Brief Study” (International Interdisciplinary Discourse on First World Disability Conference on Contemporary Interventions in Disability Discourse, 27-29 June 2022, jointly organized by Enabling Unit, Maitreyi College, University of Delhi, India and Divyang Employees’ Welfare Association [DEWA], India)

Participations

  • National Level Research Orientation Programme in Languages (ROP 2018) organized by the Research Committee, Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam on 17 Feb 2018
  • Five Day Webinar on  Current Research Trends in English Language Education  organized by Kathmandu University School of Education on 6-10 July 2020
  • Online FDP on How Teachers Can Make a Difference organized by St. Teresa’s College (Autonomous), Ernakulam in association with TLC, IIT, Madras from 3-7 Aug 2020
  • Online FDP on Pedagogical Approaches and Digital Tools for Effective Teaching-Learning organized by MES Keveeyam College, Valancherry in association with KSHEC from 3-7 Aug 2020
  • Online Course on Research and Publication Ethics jointly organized by the Research Council and Department of Library and Information Studies, St. Thomas College (Autonomous), Thrissur and Directorate of Research, University of Calicut from 12 Aug-5 Oct 2020
  • Online Workshop on Research Methodology in Literary Studies organized by the Department of English, K. R.’s Sree Narayana College, Thozhuvanoor, Valanchery on 22 Oct 2020
  • FDP on Moodle Learning Management System organized by Sacred Heart College, Chalakudy in association with Spoken Tutorial Project, IIT, Bombay from 27-31 Oct 2020
  • Online FDP on Technology Integration in Higher Education organized by MHRD, TLC, University of Calicut from 5-11 Jan 2021
  • Online Training Programme on Academic Leadership organized by CALEM, UGC
  • HRDC, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh from 6-12 Feb 2021
  • Four Week Two Credit Online Certificate Course in Disability Studies organized by IQAC, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi in association with the Saksham Trust from 22 Feb-19 Mar 2021
  • Two Week Online Refresher Course on Emerging Accessible Technologies for Teachers in Higher Education jointly organized by Maitreyi College, University of Delhi and Guru Angad Dev TLC, SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, PMMMNMTT, Ministry of Education
  • National Webinar on Research Ethics organized by the Postgraduate and Research Department of Chemistry in association with IQAC, Devaswom Board College, Thalayolaparambu on 27 Apr 2021
  • Two Week Online Refresher Course in English Studies, Re-energising Research: Interdisciplinary and Transcultural Approaches to Indian Literature organized by TLC, Department of English, and IQAC, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi from 1-14 Aug 2021
  • Online Course on Research and Publication Ethics jointly organized by the Research Council and Department of Library and Information Studies, St. Thomas College (Autonomous), Thrissur and Directorate of Research, University of Calicut from 8 Sep-16 Oct 2021
  • Web-based Training on Current Concepts of Methodology in Research organized by KVASU, Mannuthy, Directorate of Entrepreneurship, ASC from 12-25 Jan 2022
  • International Webinar on Research Tools and Methodology organized by the Department of English, NSS College, Nenmara on 21 Jan 2022
  • Online Guest Lecture Session on Research and Development Openings in Humanities and Social sciences and Writing Research Proposal organized by the Department of English, School of applied Science and Humanities, VFSTR (Deemed to be University) on 5 May 2022
  • Two Week Multidisciplinary International FDP on Research Methodology organized by the Department of English and Other Foreign Languages, College of Science and Humanities, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai from 6-21 June 2022
  • Six Day FDP on Research Methodology for English Literature and Language jointly organized by the Department of English and Foreign Languages, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India and the  Department of English, Sree Saraswathi Thyagaraja College, Pollachi, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India from 11-16 July 2022

Positions Held in the College

  • Coordinator, Additional Skill Acquisition Programme (ASAP)
  • Coordinator, Fine Arts
  • Senior Assistant Superintendent of Examinations, Internal Examination Cell
  • Programme Officer, National Service Scheme (NSS)
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