Admissions 2023

Department of Languages

Dr. Jacob Alias

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D

Email-ID : jacob@rajagiri.edu

Jacob Alias serves as an Assistant Professor of English in the Department of Languages at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences. His doctoral thesis entitled, ‘Diasporic Angst for Home: Psycho-Existential Complexities of the Uprooted in Affirming Identity in the Select Novels of the Select Authors of Jewish Diaspora’ explores the portrayal of man’s attempts for preservation of a romantic temperament, amidst his struggles in the surrealistic world of pain, death and metaphysical anguish. He has 3 years of teaching experience in reputed aided colleges affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University.

  • 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
  • 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

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