Alumna Lecture

As part of the alumnae lecture series, the dept organized a lecture on November 11, 2020. The topic was Literature and Cultural Memory: The Politics of Remembering and Forgetting in Literary Narratives. Dr Sruthi Vinayan, Assistant Professor, Area of Communications, IIM Indore was the speaker.

Astra 2020

As part of Christmas Celebrations, the Dept conducted interdepartmental competitions Astra 2020 for students on Cake Décor, Tree Décor and Bottle Art.


An intercollegiate quiz on Mahatma Gandhi was conducted on August 17, 2020.


A Webinar on Hunger and Taste: Transforming Gustatory Preferences Amid the Pandemic was organized on 27 June 2020. The resource-person was Dr Gigy Alex, Asst Professor, Dept of Humanities, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology.

Theories of Gender: Reflections and Observations

A One day Workshop on Theories of Gender: Reflections and Observations for the students of Department of English.Session I was led by Prof. P J Thomas, HOD,Department of English, SB College, Changanacherry. Session II was led by Dr. Sruthi Vinayan (IIT, Madras).

A talk on “Career Opportunities in English Studies”

On 19th December, the Department of English organised a talk on “Career Opportunities in English Studies”. Dr. Kavya Krishna K.R., Assistant Professor, Department of Humanistic Studies, IIT (BHU) Varanasi, was the chief resource person. This was followed by an interactive session with the students.

Indian Constitution

To celebrate the 70th Republic Day, the Dept of English organised an Inter-departmental Quiz on the Indian Constitution on 25th January 2019 in the Seminar Hall. 59 students from the various departments participated in the Quiz. Arya Krishnan, IIBA Economics won the I Prize, Aiswarya Lakshmi, II BA English

Assumption Literary Festival (ALF 2016)

The Assumption Literary Festival 2015 16 was organized on 18 March 2016. Students took part with keen interest and fervour.  The exciting and challenging rounds of ALF, ‘Listen and Lyrics’, ‘Grammar it’ , ‘Crossword’  etc  were well received and appreciated. The Dept of Physics came first and won the ever rollin

Contemporaneo Shakespeare

On 4 February 2016, Contemporaneo Shakespeare, a literary contest based on the life and works of William Shakespeare was organized for undergraduate BA Literature and Communicative English students.  Apart from literary quiz, there were other rounds such as ‘Just a Minute’, Dumb Charades and Soliloquy. The event

Cultural Extravaganza

On 18 February 2016 the students staged a cultural extravaganza of music, dance and drama. Mother’s Day and The Mousetrap were staged by II BA Literature and II BA Communicative English Students. The show also included recitation, declamation, flash mob and western group song . Ms Tania Prince(III BACE) and

Sports Day

The students of the English Dept enthusiastically took part and won prizes in the College Sports Day held on 17 February 2016.

Enrichment Module

In the Communication Skills Enrichment Module organized by the Dept of English in January and February 2016, selected students of third and second year students of BA Literature and BA Communicative English served as Peer Trainers. They led Spoken English sessions in small groups of twenty among the first year undergraduate st

Maria Philip Memorial Intercollegiate Debate Competition

Maria Brony (II BACE) and Maria Thomas (I BA Literature) won the first prize at the regional level Maria Philip Memorial Intercollegiate Debate Competition on 9th September 2015.


Our students enacted the play Mother’s Day on 20th August 2015.

International Workshop on Youth Across Borders

The Department of English, in collaboration with the Departments of History and Social Work, organized an International Seminar titled Youth Across Borders: Challenges and Aspirations on 12th August 2015. Dignitaries and scholars from Austria were present and the Formal sessions were fol

Book fair

Annual Book fair was held on 6th and 7th August 2015 in collaboration with D C Books.

UGC Sponsored National Seminar

The UGC Sponsored Two-Day National Seminar titled “Humour and the Nation” was conducted on 1st and 2nd July 2015. Dr Vinod Balakrishnan, Associate Professor, NIT Trichy, formally inaugurated the function and delivered the Keynote Address.