English

Department of English is one of the first departments of Ramanujan College, currently staffed with teachers from across the country. The department is hosting an undergraduate programme, BA Honours . The Department also offers credit courses for students from other disciplines as specified by their respective curriculum.  The department has been actively engaged in a myriad of literary and cultural activities throughout the year.

 

Courses Offered

  1. BA (Hons.) English

Credit Courses:

  1. English A – for BA II
  2. Business Communication – For B Com II and B Com (Hons) III

Faculty

  1. Dr. (Mrs.) Minakshi Lahkar (Teacher Incharge)
  2. Dr. (Mrs.) Madhu Batta
  3.  Dr. Nirmalya Samanta
  4. Ms.Ravneet Kaur Grover
  5. Dr. Moola Ram
  6. Ms. Shruti Jain
  7.  Mr. Ved Prakash
  8. Ms. Mereleen Lily Lyngdoh Y. Blah
  9. Ms. LHINGCHINGTHIENG HAOKIP
  10. Ms. Mahima Singh

Society

English Literary Association (ELA)

Activities

  • During this academic year, the department of English has initiated a research programme in order to encourage Students of English (H) to pursue literary research on select topics under the supervision of faculties from the department.  Nine students were selected based on their research proposal and their performance in the interview. In the first week of April, 2015, students will present their research papers and the best paper will be given attractive cash prize and certificate There is a proposal to published the papers.
  • The Department of English organised a number of activities for the students. The UGC award winning IGNOU film entitled The Victorian Age , and Pride and Prejedice, Jane Eyre and Othello, Life is Beautiful all connected with the syllabus were screened for the students. A workshop on Reported Speech and Articles was conducted .
  • The department organized a one-day educational trip to the National Museum in Delhi. Another educational trip to Rajastan (Udaypur- Mount Abu- New Delhi) was organised at the end of the first semester. To familiarize students with mythology, the department organized a one-day trip to Kurushetra entitled Ùunderstanding Mythology’. A lecture on the rise, role and relevance of mythology was also delivered at the Brahma Kund in Kurukshetra.
  • A UGC sponsored Two-Day National Seminar on Contemporary Narratives of Subversions was organized on 20th and 21st of March by the department. More than 100 delegates, students and scholars from various institutions across the country participated in the seminar, and 24 scholars presented papers on various dimensions of contemporary subversions in different areas of art, literature, and other social and cultural forms of representations. The special feature of the seminar was the presentation of the Sahitya Kala Parishad award winning street theatre entiled `Bhookh’ by Jazba, the theatre society of the college. On the final day a one man alternative theatre presentation by Mr. Parnab Mukherjee, enthralled, provoked and inspired the audience.