Dr. S. Visaka Devi

Assistant Professor
Department of English
DegreeSpecializationUniversity / InstitutionYear of Completion
1Ph.D.EnglishPondicherry University1998
Area of Specialization/Interest: 

Poetry, Comparative Literature and Translation Studies

Publications (in last 3 years): 

*A collection of poems under pen name in 2012. 
*A collection of Poems for a Hawaiian website under pen name in 2012.    

Research Publications

*Tales, Language and Creativity: An Insight into the Aesthetics of Culture of Advertisements. Journal of Literature and Aesthetics: An International Peer 
Reviewed Journal Vol. 13. No. 1  June 2013.

*Love.com A Malayalam Short story by S.K. Prathap Trans. S.Visaka Devi Transfire A Literary Quarterly Journal for Translation July- September 2013  ISSN 2250-1738

*Who Strikes Better? Mitch Albom, Morrie or Death? An Insight into Mitch Albom’s  Tuesdays With Morrie Virtuoso A Refereed Transnational Bi-Annual Journal of Language and Literature in English Volume 3 Isssue-1 August 2013 ISSN NO: 2249-6076

*The Labour Room a Malayalam Short story by S.K. Prathap Trans. S.Visaka Devi Labyrinth An International Refereed Journal of Postmodern Studies  Vol 5/No.1- January 2014 ISSN 0976- 0814

Published Papers in Edited books

*Unselfing into Existence: Therapeutic Comedy in Iris Murdoch’s The Bell and Saul Bellow’s Henderson the Rain King,” Inter-readings: Text, Context and Significance ed. S. Murali Clement Lourdes.  Chennai: Versa books, May 2012. ISBN-81-87300-52-3

*British English in Native Goblet: Smart Dictionary for Indian Hiccups”, ELT Series, Puducherry: Co-Operative Book Society-Pondicherry, Feb 2013. Ist edition ISBN 81-87299-72-X

*Reinvestigating Ethics of Practical Translation: A Case of Relevance in Curriculum”, Translation Studies Varied Perceptions and Dimensions. Ed. Dr. P. Kalayani. . Tirunelveli: A publication of Manonmaniam Sundaranar University 2013. [ISBN: 978- 93-81402-14-6]

Academic Outreach
Delivered Lectures on

*Phonetics and English Language- 8th May 2012 at Vasavi College of Education, Pondicherry.

*Green Relevance in the Poems of Robert Frost– 6th June 2012- All India Radio, Pondicherry. 

*Does Language Affect Communication?- 9th September 2015 Department of Social Work, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry.

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

*Infrastructure vs. Monotony: Language learning Challenges in Rural English Class rooms
National Seminar organized by English Language Teacher’s Interaction Forum in association with Sree Narayana College of Education, Mahe.

*Female Creativity and Male Cliches: A Re-View of ‘Confessions’ in Kamala Das’s and Sylvia Plath’s Poems National seminar on Confessional Poetry in English: Current Trends organized by the Department of English, Annamalai University, Tamilnad.

*English Enriched Through Reading Translations: An Insight into the Co-Relatives of Language, Culture and Translated Works National Seminar conducted by ELTIF & Vidyamandir College at Payyanur, Kerala.

*Feminist Space and Non-Conformist Domain: Dual Echoes in Lekshmy Rajeev’s Dusk Diary International Conference organized by the Department of English, Udaya College of Arts and Science, Vellamodi, Kanyakumari.

*Poetic Siege of Self and City: Imprints in Select Works of Anita Nair and Arundati Subramanian National Conference organized by the Department of English, Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for Postgraduate Studies on Themes and Techniques in Contemporary Indian Poetry in English.

Contact Details
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0413 - 2654806
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