CLEMENT SAGAYARADJA LOURDES Professor

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  • Department of English
  • School of Humanities
  • clement118@gmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 PhD The Image of India in the Select works of Gandhi, Nehru and Nirad Chaudhuri Pondicherry UNiversity 1993
2 MPhil The Voice of Freedom in Indo-Anglian Literature Annamalai University 1987
3 MA English University of Madras 1985
4 BA English English University of Madras 1983

Area of Specializaion

Indian Writing in English and Translation Studies

Awards / Prizes Conferred

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Teaching Experience

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1 Professor Department of English Pondicherry University

Research Experience

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1 Associate Professor & Head Department of English Pondicherry University Indian Writing in English and Translation Studies

Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

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Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

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1 Rhetorical Gestures: A study of P.Raja’s My Father’s Bicycle Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Replica Vol IX No II&III pp53-56 2007 very good
2 Expectation and Betrayal: The Short Stories of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni and Prapanjan Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Voice (Annamalai University Journal) Vol3,No3 pp24-31 2005 very good
3 Robot or Rabbi: The Future Man in H.G. Well’s The Time Machine and M G Suresh’s Alexandurum Oru Koppai Theenirum Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Indian Journal of Science Fiction Studies Vol 5,No 1, pp 15-28 2005 very good
4 "The Duet"/41 Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Indo-Asian Literature 1.15 2005 very good
5 “The Better Angel as Enchantress: The Love poems of P Raja”, The Love Poems of P. Raja" Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Rock Pebbles Vol.IX, No 1. 2005 very good
6 . “Tranquilized Self: A Review of The Duet Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Indo-Asian Literature 1.1 2005 very good
7 . “Malgudi and Ayemenem: Part fact, Part Fabrication” Dr. Clement S. Lourdes . “Malgudi Calicut University Research Journal Vol.3 Issue 1 July pp 83-93, 2002 very good
8 “ English as Plaything: … Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 1.1 61-68 2001 good

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

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Books

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Chapters in Books

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1 . “Meditations on Death: A Comparative Study of Marcus Aurulius and Thiruvalluvar” Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Vanpugzah Puducherry: School of Humanities, Pondicherry University 2011 87
2 “Two Faces of God: Nature in the Select poems of Blake and Bharathi” Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Bhakthi Thendral Chennai: Kalaignar Pathipakam 2009 978-81-907733-2-4
3 “Bharathi as Translator”, Bharathi 125 Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Collection of Research Papers on Poet Bharathi Chennai: Varshan, 2007 23
4 Arundhati Roy’s “The End of Imagination” Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Push Pondicherry University Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 2001 09723544

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Myriad Readings: Culture-Nature-History Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Annai Matha Printers, Puducherry 2016 9788193117750
2 Inter-readings: Text, Context, Significance Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Chennai: Versa Books 2012 8187300523
3 Sangama Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Puducherry: School of Humanities, Pondicherry University 2012 9788192134802
4 Under the Greenwood Tree Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Orient Blackswan 2011 9788125044185
5 Comparative Discriminations: Studies in Literature Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Chennai: Versa Books 2010 81-87300-51-5
6 Prapanjan’s Kuyil and Other Stories (Trans) Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Chennai: Versa Books 2008 81-87300
7 Confluences: Studies in Comparative Literature Dr. Clement S. Lourdes Chennai: Inland Books 2005 81-88288-19-5

Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Consultancy Works

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Completed Projects

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1 “Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things: A Study” under UGC Minor Project Scheme March 2001 below 10000 2001

Completed Consultancy Works

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Career Guidance Offered to students

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List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 1994 M.A. above 80 Department of English
2 1994 M.PHIL 32 Department of English

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 C. Purushothaman 8-9-2008 PU/CE/E9/PhD Objectivity Vs Authority in the Legal Novels:A select Study YES 2015 YES 15-2-2017
2 U. Gayathri Devi 7-8-2006 PU/SOH/2006/2054 Intellectual Pretentions and Reality in Select Indian English and Tamil Campus Novels YES 2009 YES 2012
3 B. Sankar 18-9-2007 PU/CE/E9/PhD/2007/08 Powerof Horror: Occult and Rational in Select Novels of Bram Stoker and Indira Sounddarajan YES 2009 YES 15-4-2013
4 Raju Parghi 18-9-2007 PU/CE/E 9/PhD/2007-8 Self-Determination in the Select Indian and African American Women Playwrights: A comparative Study YES 2014 YES 14-12-2016
5 K.M. Shamla 10-8-2011 Pu/SOH/PhD Architecture as Fictional Space in the Select Novels of Orhan Pamuk YES 2014 YES 2017

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
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E-Lecture Details

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Religion and Spiritual Identity in Literature Industry 4.0 Scenario : Redefining Language and Literary Studies Thiruvalluvar University International Virtual Conference 13-07-2020 17-07-2020 2020
2 Literature and Visual Arts International Webinar Periyar Govt.Arts College, Cuddalore International Webinar 30-06-2020 30-06-2020 2020
3 Shakespeare in India Mother Rose Endowment Lecture Fatima College, Madurai State 16.02.2018 16.02.2018 2018
4 Shakespeare in the Indian Context Workshop Department of English Madras Christian College State 9-1-2-18 9-1-2018 2018
5 Shakespeare in India Training Programme Department of English, Pope John Paul II College of Education State 9-3-2018 9-3-2018 2018

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Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

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Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

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1 Chairman of the UG Board of Studies Revising and updating syllabus 2017
2 Chairman of the PG Board of Studies Revising and updating syllabus 2017
3 The Editorial Board Under the Greenwood Tree, on the Editorial Board, Orient Blackswan 2011

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Head Feb 2016 -till date Head of the Department
2 Member Academic council 3 years Approval of Syllabus
3 Member, Pondicherry University Court 3 Years solving issues

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