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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
  • Epistemic Foundations of Cuisine. Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha. 18.01.2023
  • Research - An Exploratory Experience. Mar Athanasius College, Kothamangalam. 28.03.2023
  • 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
  • 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