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Department of Languages

Dr. Jacob Alias

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D

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Jacob Alias serves as an Assistant Professor of English with the Department of Languages at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences. With a wealth of teaching experience spanning over 5 years and 4 years of research experience, he has left an indelible mark on numerous prestigious colleges affiliated with Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala. His doctoral thesis examines the portrayal of individuals' relentless quest to preserve a romantic temperament amidst the harsh realities of pain, mortality, and metaphysical turmoil. The research offers profound insights into the struggles and triumphs of those navigating the surrealistic landscapes of displacement and identity affirmation. Dr. Jacob possesses a keen acumen in research methodology, diasporic studies and gender studies. His passion for teaching is evident in his dynamic teaching style that inspires students to critically engage with complex ideas and texts, fostering a vibrant intellectual community that embraces curiosity, empathy, and lifelong learning under his mentorship.

  • Doctor of Philosophy in English from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore (2019)
  • Master’s Degree in English from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore (2010-2012)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in English from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam (2007-2010)
  • Assistant Professor on Contract in the Department of English at Newman College, Thodupuzha, Kerala from 01/10/2021 to 31/3/2021
  • Assistant Professor on Contract in the Department of English at Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha, Kerala from 01/06/2019 to 31/05/2021
  • Assistant Professor on Contract in the Department of English at Mar Athanasius College, Kothamangalam, Kerala from 09/10/2013 to 27/03/2014
  • Four years of research experience as a Doctoral Research Scholar at Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
  • Literary Theories, Diasporic Studies, American Literature, Jewish Literature
  • Lingua Learn: Fluency Meets Confidence. Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha. 12,13.02.2024
  • Orientation on Research Methodology. Yuvakshetra Institute of Management Studies, Palakkad. 10.07.2023
  • Epistemic Foundations of Cuisine. Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha. 18.01.2023
  • Research - An Exploratory Experience. Mar Athanasius College, Kothamangalam. 28.03.2023

Book Chapter

  • "Portraits of Women in the New Testament World." Dilemmas and Dialogues in Popular Culture, edited by Nibu Thomson and Bibin Sebastian, Notion Press, 2023. pp. 152-157.
  • Fixating Virtuousness, Masquerading Malaise, Alchemizing Self: Bowlderized Female Identity in The Bell Jar. Alochana chakra. Vol. IX, Issue V. May 2020. ISSN 2231-3990. 
  • Obverse Phases of Second Wave Feminism in Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s Naalu Pennungal. IJELLH. Vol. 7, Issue 5. May 2019. ISSN 2321-7065. 
  • Tracing Authenticity in a Multicultural Ambience with Special Reference to Nadine Gordimer’s Burger’s Daughter. IJTRD. Vol. 5, Issue 6. Dec 2018. ISSN 2394-9333.
  • Jewish Angst: An Ambivalent and Beleaguered Overview of Emplacement of Jews in America with Special Reference to Saul Bellow’s Herzog. The Criterion. Vol. 8, Issue 5. Oct 2017. ISSN 0976-8165. 
  • Politics of the Stage Space: A Re-reading of Sam Shepard Plays. Pursuits. Vol. XIII, Issue 1. Sept. 2015. ISSN 0974-7400. 
  • Demythologyzing the Legend of Heracles. South Indian Folklorist. Feb 2015. ISSN 2249-2925. 
  • Obverse Phases of Second Wave Feminism in Adoor Gopalakrishnan’s Naalu Pennungal, National Seminar on Cinematic Imagination: Negotiating Gender and Sexuality at Mar Athanasius College, Kothamangalam on 7th and 8th February 2019
  • Demythologyzing the Legend of Heracles, National Seminar on Myth in Literature at PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Coimbatore on 20th February 2015
  • Politics of the Stage Space: A Re-reading of Sam Sheperd’s plays, International Seminar on Contemporary American Literature: Trends and Prospects at Mercy College, Palakkad on 21st and 22nd November 2014
  • Portraits of the Other: A Study of the Gospel of Luke as a Male Formulated Literature, National Seminar on Women and Culture: The War Within and Without at Navarasam Arts and Science College, Erode on 26th September 2014
  • The Postmodern World in Toni Morrison’s Beloved, National Seminar on American Literature at Thiagarajar College, Madurai on 2nd March 2012
  • Intelluctual Awakening of the Oppressed: An Analysis of Imtiaz Dharkar’s Purdah and Other Poems, National Seminar on Voice of the Marginalised in SAARC Literature at PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Coimbatore on 10th February 2012
  • "Stories of Cultures (un)told: Truth, Reality and Knowledge Revisited" organised by the Post-Graduate and Research Department of English, Newman College, Thodupuzha on 10th and 11th October, 2023.
  • "Restructuring Higher Education: Innovations and Strategies for NEP Implementation" organised by the IQAC of Mar Athanasius College, Kothamangalam in collaboration with NAAC and RUSA on 18th and 19th August, 2023.
  • Organizing Secretary for the Three-Day National Level Workshop on Qualitative Research Methods organized by the Department of Languages, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences on 26 & 27 August and 17 September, 2022

Resource Person:

  • Revamp your Articulation Skills to Find a More Confident YOU! Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha. 27.11.2021
  • The Art of Being Eloquent in English. The Elegant College of Arts and Science, Palakkad. 23.08.2020