Dr. C. Thirumurugan

Designation: 
Associate Professor
Department: 
Department of French
Gender: 
Male
Academic
Academics: 
DegreeSpecializationUniversity / InstitutionYear of Completion
1Ph. D (French)-Pondicherry University2005
2M. Phil (French)-Pondicherry University1994
3M. A (French)-Pondicherry University1993
4B. Ed-Annamalai University1995
Total Experience: 
7 Years
Area of Specialization/Interest: 
    • French Language &  Literature

    • Comparative Literature & Francophone Literature

    • French – Tamil / Tamil – French Translation

Foreign visits / Training Programmes attended:

Name of the Course

Place

Duration

Sponsoring agency

Prof en France

Vichy / Paris - France

14 days
(7-7-2008 to 20-7-2008)

 

Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, Govt. Of France.

Didactique du français langue étrangère, culture et société québécoise

Montreal University, Quebec, Canada

21 days
(8-07-2013 to 026-07- 2013)

Ministry of International Relations, Francophony and External Business in collaboration with the University of Montreal, Canada

Publications (in last 3 years): 
  • The Representation of Coolie Trade: The Study of Natacha Appanah’s Les rochers de poudre d’or,  Roots, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research,  Madurai, August 2014,  ISSN: 2349-8684

  • Julien Vinson’s Contribution to Tamil Literature, Proceeding of the International Conference on “Payanpaattiyal Paarvaiyil Tamil ilakkiyangalum Aavanagalum” ,  Sri Sankara College of Arts & Science, Kanchipuram,  September 2014,  978-93-81006-83-2

  • The Representation of the Slum in Margousier (15 ans dans un village de Haridjans 1962-1977) by Janine Bregeon, Roots, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, Madurai, October 2014, ISSN: 2349-8684

  • Pondicherry French Scholars and Tamil Literature, Roots, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research, Madurai, November 2014, ISSN: 2349-8684

  • Survival Through Negotiations: A Study of Kim Thuy’s ru, Enquiries in Literature and Translation, Sushant Kumar Mishra & Awadesh Kumar Mishra, Lakshi Publishers, Delhi, 2016, ISSN No.  9789382120711

  • French Cartoon in Subramanya Barathi’s India, Tamil and Other Disciplines: Proceedings of the International Conference, ISSN No.  9788192830230

  • Silencing and Post-Silencing: A study of Atiq Rahimi’s The Patience Stone, South Asian Literature in English: New and Emerging Trends, Marie Josephine Aruna (Ed), 2017, pp. 111-119.

  • Pondicherry de Robert Challe, Bodhi: International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Science, (On-line Journal) Vol: 2 No:1, October 2017, ISSN: 2456-5571

  • The poetics of Lesbianisation: A study of Ananda Devi’s Indian Tango, Critical Essays on New Feminist Writings, Dr. T, Marx & K. Reshmi, Pacific Books, New Delhi, 2017

Book Published:

  • Introduction à la littérature akam tamoule, Dr. C. Thirumurugan, L’Ordine Nuovo Publications, India, 2017,  ISBN: 978-81-9078-790-1
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Conducted(Last 3 Years): 
  • Thiruvalluvar and La Rochefoucauld, National Seminar on Tirukkural, Pondicherry University & Central Institute of Classical Tamil, March 2014

  • Françoise Loranger and Québec Society, International Conference on ‘Gender- Politics – Performing Arts,  School of Performing Arts,  Pondicherry University,  March  2014

  • French in the Tamil Journals of Subramanya Bharathi,  National Seminar on the Legacy of French Culture in India, ICHR & Kanchi Mamunivar CPGS, Puducherry, October 2014

  • The problems of Translating Narrinai into French, Translation of Sankam Literatures: Problems and Solutions, Central Institute of Classical Tamil & Chidambaram Pillai Women’s College, Trichy, February 2015.

  • French Creative Writier of Puducherry, National Conference on Puducherry Writers in English, French Tamil and Other Languages, Department of English, Pondicherry University, 25th march 2015.

  • Matal Literature in Sankam Literature, National Seminar on Beliefs, Rituals, Worships and Performing Methods in Sangam Literature, School of Performing Arts, Pondicherry University, 25 – 27 March 2015.

  • La Quête du passé dans “Les boulevards de Ceinture” de Partick Modoiano, National Conference on Patrick Modiano et l’art de la mémoire, Association of Indian Teachers of French & Bharathidasan Government College for Women, Puducherry, September 2015. 

  • Interrogating Linguistic Hegemony: A study of Monique Proulx’s Oui or No, International Seminar on Multicultural India: Inclusiveness and New Humanities, Pondicherry University & University of Madras, February 2016

  • The life and contribution of Thollaikkadhu Siddar,  International Conference on Siddha Literature,  Pondicherry University,  March 2016

  • La Question d’identité: Le cas de Kim Doan dans Sur Place,  National Seminar on Marginalisation et Resistance : Repenser la femme, Pondicherry University,   March 2016

  • Enseignement de la Littérature au Niveau de Master,  National Conference on Language Teaching: Challenges encountered and Solutions Proposed, Etiraj College for Women, Chennai,  September 2016

  • Tsunami’s Women, National Conference on Natural Disaster and Women: A Gendered Perspective, Pondicherry University, October 2016

  • Le rêve et le réel dans Accident nocturne de Patrick Modiano,  National seminar onPatrick Modiano et la Quête du Passé,  Association of Indian Teachers of French, Madras University,  2017

  • Metamorphosis of the body: A study of Ananda Devi’s Indian Tango, International Conference on
    New Feminist Writings: Emancipation to Representation, Pondicherry University, March 2017

  • Interroger la maternité: l’étude d’un enfant à ma porte de Ying Chen,  International Conference on Etudes Québécoises en Inde et à l’Etranger, AITF, Association Internationale des Etudes québécoises, Himachal Pradesh University , March 2017

  • Identity and Women in Calixthe Beyala’s An Young Girl of the Lamppost, International Confernece on English language, Literature and Linguistics, The American College, Madurai, July 2017.

  • Quebec & Swiss Literatures, National Seminar on UGC NET – Syllabus and Model Paper,Madras University, September 2017.

  • The Contribution of Fr. Dupuis and Fr. Mousset to Tamil-French Lexicography, International Conference on Fr. Louis Savinien Dupuis:  His contribution to Catholic Church and Tamil Society, Pondicherry, September 2017.

  •  Sous les yeux d’un chat: L’Autre dans Espèces de Ying Chen, National Seminar on « L’image de                    l’ Autre dans les genre roman québécois », Madras University & International Association of Quebec Studies, February 2018.

Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Participated(Last 3 Years): 

Details of invited lectures / presentations, etc. since 2014:

  • French Teaching in Pondicherry University, Recent Trends in Teaching of French in India:  Contextualization and perspectives, Madurai Kamaraj University,  12 & 13th of March 2014.

  • Advantages of Learning French in India, Bravo, RVS College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore,  20th October 2014.

  • French in the Indian Context, Carrefour, GRD College of Science, Coimbatore, 22nd August 2014.

  • French Women Writers, Aaivuarangam, School of Tamil, Pondicherry University, 20th February 2013

  • Comment maîtriser la grammaire, Workshop on “L’apprentissage du FLE – Une approche globale”, Justice Basheer Ahmed Sayeed College for Women, Chennai, 23rd February 2015.

  • Socio-Cultural Aspects of France, Carrefour, GRD College of Science, Coimbatore, August 2015.

  • Les colonies françaises dans le monde, Workshop on French Studies, SRM University, Chennai, March 2016

  • La Francophonie, Francofête 2016, Pope John II Paul College of Education, Puducherry,  March 2016

  • Prospects of French Language in India, Hindustan College of Arts & Science, Chennai, 21st July 2016.
    Comment prononcer bien en français?, L’enseignement du français en Inde : Tendances récentes, SRM University, 20th February 2017
    French Grammar, Vysya College, Salem, 13th October 2017.

Projects Undertaken: 

Details of the Projects completed / undertaken:

Sl No.

Name of the Project

Funding Agency

Amount sanctioned

Year

Whether completed or under progress

1

The Translation Of Narrinai into French

Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai

2,50,000

2011

Completed

2

Preparation and Publication of a Tamil- French bilingual dictionary

UGC - MRP

10, 50,000

2016

Under progress

M.A projects guided:  more than 60 M. A. projects
Details of Member of Jury:

  • Member of Jury of Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2017 in Tamil.
Contact Details
Present Address: 
Dr. C. THIRUMURUGAN, 120, Drowbathai Amman Koil Street, Poornankuppam, Puducherry - 605007
Mobile No: 
94427 87609
Email: 
tirou.fre@pondiuni.edu.in, frenchmurgan@yahoo.co.in
Research Supervision: 

Details of Ph. D produced:

Sl. No

Name of the Scholar

Title of the Thesis

Name of the University

Year

 

1

 

E. Stella Regi

Dépassement de la mémoire traumatique liée à l’Offensive du Têt : Parcours à travers quatre romans d’écrivaines francophones d’origine vietnamienne.

Pondicherry University

2016

 

2

 

R. Visalakshi

Amour, Mariage, et Famille dans les œuvres de Calixthe Beyala et Ampai.

Pondicherry University

2017

 

3

 

T. Priya

La Corporalité Féminine dans les romans d’Ananda Devi et de Manju Kapur.

Pondicherry University

2018

4

De Dupleix KapilDev

Quête, Découverte et Evolution dans les romans de Naïm Kattan.

Pondicherry University

2018

Details of M. Phil awarded:

 

Sl. No

Name of the Scholar

Title of the Thesis

Name of the University

Year

1

C. Jeevitha

Traduction en Français d’un roman tamoul de Thilagavathi, « Aval oru paruthi poo »

Pondicherry University

2008

2

Santhalingam .C.

Étude analytique du récit « le Margousier, 15ans dans un village de haridjans de Janine Brégeon.

Pondicherry University

2008

3

Venkatachalapathy

Traduction en Français d’un roman tamoul de Chudamani Raghavan Iravuccudar

Pondicherry University

2008

4

C. Abirami

Étude Analytique du Récit Indian Tango de Ananda Devi.

Pondicherry University

2009

5

Dhanya Jacob

Étude analytique du roman du côté de Pondichéry de Dominique Marny.

Pondicherry University

2009

6

Isidhore Lafernez .V.

Traduction de deux nouvelles « be peet the wait » de Sameer Kohli et Samir Parikts en Français, suivie d’un commentaire

Pondicherry University

2009

7

K. Kumaravel

Traduction des noms composés anglais vers  le français

Pondicherry University

2009

8

Balachandrika. P.G

La violence domestique dans Le Sari vert d’Ananda Devi

Pondicherry University

2010

9

Natacha. S

Etude analytique du roman Terminus Pondichéry de Hubert Huertas

Pondicherry University

2010

10

Stella Regi. E

Les œuvres des missionnaires à Pondichéry

Pondicherry University

2010

11

Suchibrata Chakraborty

La guerre, la mort et la mémoire dans Le Boulevard Périphérique de Henri Bauchau

Pondicherry University

2011

12

S. Prasad

Etude thematique du roman Syngue Sabor (Pierre de Patience) de Atiq Rahimi

Pondicherry University

2011

13

Sayantika Dey

Etude analytique du roman Karl et Lola de Caroline Lamarche

 

Pondicherry University

2011

14

Swagata Bhattacharya

Etude analytique du roman Le jour du Roi d’Abdellah Taïa

Pondicherry University

2012

15

Sagitha. M

Immigration : Une perspective feminine dans Celles qui attendent de Fatou Diome

Pondicherry University

2012