DEPARTMENT OF MEDIA STUDIES
Dr C B Mohandas
2001: PhD in English Language and Literature,
University of Calicut Thesis: The Poetry of the Process: A Study of the Cantos of Ezra Pound
1981: MA in English Language and Literature, University of Calicut
Focus: British Literature, American Literature, Shakespeare, Literary Theory, Phonetics, Grammar, and History of the English Language
1979: BA, University of Calicut
Major: English Language and Literature Minors: World History Social and Cultural History of England
1983-2003: Lecturer/Lecturer (Senior Grade)/Lecturer (Selection Grade) in English, Sree Kerala Varma College, Thrissur, Kerala, India
2003-2008: Assistant Professor of English, Eritrea Institute of Technology, Mai-Nefhi, Eritrea
2008 Lecturer (Selection Grade) in English, Sree Kerala Varma College, Thrissur, Kerala
2008-2011 Assistant Professor of English, Al Fateh University, Tripoli, Libya
2011-2015 Associate Professor of English, Sree Kerala Varma College, Thrissur, Kerala
2015- Visiting Faculty, Centre for Media Studies, St Thomas College (Autonomous) Thrissur, Kerala
British, American, European, Indian and African literatures Literary Criticism and Theory Women’s Writing Introduction to Cinema, Film Studies, History of Cinema
1999-2002: Member, Board of Studies in Functional English, University of Calicut. Developed Functional English curricula and syllabi for undergraduate students.
2005-2008: Designer/Supervisor, Curriculum. Four Year Bachelor’s Degree Program in English, Department of English, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Eritrea Institute of Technology, Mai-Nefhi, Eritrea.
2014: Coordinated a UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Film, Film Studies and Ideology” (Nov 12, 13 and 14) organized by Department of English, Sree Kerala Varma College, Thrissur, Kerala.
2016- Member, Board of Studies, MVC (Master in Visual Communication), St Thomas College, Thrissur Kerala. Designed courses related to Film and Media Studies for MVC and for a proposed programme, MA in Cinema Studies.
PUBLISHED WORK AND PAPERS PRESENTED AS RESOURCE PERSON
09 02 2018. Made a presentation in the session, “Myth, Reason and Science” at Kerala Literature Festival 2018, Kozhikode, Kerala.
02 11 2017. “Containment, Repression and Resistance at a National Seminar on “Whither Campus? Towards an Apolitical Academia?” at Govt. Victoria College, Palakkad, Kerala.
16 12 2014. “Modernism in Writing: The Early French Move” at a National Seminar on Movements in Time/Space” at Govt. Victoria College, Palakkad, Kerala.
04 09 2013. “The Spell of Myth; the Spell of Ideology: On the Modes of Revision in Classical Indian Literature” at a National Seminar on “Myths and Folklore in the Milieu of Indian Writing in English” organized by Dept. of English, Sri Vyasa NSS College, Wadakancheri, Kerala.
03 02 2013. “Modernity and Methodology” at the CPRACSIS International Workshop on Methodology in Social Sciences and Humanities at Thrissur, Kerala.
14 10 2012: “The Stubborn Metonym: Fear and Desiring in South Indian Idioms” at a National Conference on Cinema Cultures in South India organized by St Thomas College, Thrissur, Kerala.
23 02 2012. Delivered a lecture titled “Driven to Instruct: from Cavemen to Certain Moderns” in the National Seminar on Belief, Reason Technology and Humanities at C Achuta Menon Govt College, Thrissur, Kerala.
16 01 2012: “They don’t Know They Give a Shrug: On Some Questions John Ford didn’t have to Answer” in the National Seminar on Living Cinema off/on Screen: Beyond Image, Sound and Text at Govt Victoria College, Palakkad, Kerala.
05 01 2012: “Classical Hollywood Cinema: Ideology and Aesthetics” in an International Seminar on Theory Philosophy and Literature organized by the Research Centre, Dept of English, St Thomas College, Thrissur
- “The Lyric Space.” Advances in Arts and Ideas. Volume 3 Nos 1 & 2, 2007.
- “Modernism and the Aesthetic of Fascism.” Journal of Contemporary Thought. Winter, 2003.