Admissions 2024

Department of Languages

Dr Jeena Shaji

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : Ph.D

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Dr. Jeena Shaji began teaching English at CMS College Kottayam Autonomous as an Assistant Professor after completing her PhD. Her doctorate in English Language and Literature from Mahatma Gandhi University in Kottayam, which focused on women's narrative and feminist film theory, provided a better perspective for her to write a thorough work on feminist theory. She has published articles in journals that are Scopus-indexed and UGC-approved. She received her MA from Calicut University and BA from MG University, where she also earned her university rank. She is a scriptwriter and has produced award-winning short films which speak about women’s issues. Being a digital content creator, she has published multiple episodes of podcasts and slam poetry on numerous social media platforms. She also holds the position of Podcast Contributor at Onmanorama, which is the English News Website of Malayala Manorama.

  • Pursuing PGCTE - English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad - 2022-24
  • Ph. D in English Language and Literature - Mahatma Gandhi University -Feb 2021
  • M.A. in English Language and Literature - Calicut University- July 2012
  • B.A. Communicative English (Triple Main) - Mahatma Gandhi University- June 2006
  • Assistant Professor (English SF): CMS College (Autonomous), Kottayam | July 2021 – May 11, 2023
  • Doctoral Scholar: Mahatma Gandhi University |January 2015 - February 2021
  • Assistant Professor on contract -Mahee Co-operative College
  • PGT English -Leave Vacancy- Marian Higher Secondary, Kottayam
  • TGT English, Silver Hills Public School, Calicut- May 2013
  • HR Executive- Infosys BPO Bangalore July 2006 - May 2009
  • Feminist Film Studies
  • Migration Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Mad Studies
  • New Media and Education
  • Subaltern Studies
  • Co-Author of the Anthology book "Poesy Vistas" by Noverse Foundation published under the ISBN 978-81-948296-1-4
  • Co-Author of the Anthology book "Mélange: A Collection of Contemporary Poetry & Prose" by Bodhi Centre for Literary Studies, 2023 published under the ISBN 9798395759689
  • Mutilated and Silenced: Decoding the Narrative of Rape Among Indigenous Women Through Select Indian Movies, Journal of Critical Reviews, ISSN- 2394-5125 Vol 7, Issue 18, 2020
  •  “Women’s Cinema: A Critical Analysis of the Bollywood Movie Parched” Volume 6, Issue 11, November 2018, International Journal of English Language and Literature in Humanities ISSN - 2321-7065
  •  “Veiling and Unveiling Desire: The Use of Burkha as a Motif in the Bollywood Movie 'Lipstick Under My Burkha” Volume 6~ Issue 12-2018 Journal of Research in Humanities and Social Science ISSN: 2321 – 9467
  • Women in Cinema: A Critical Analysis of Women-Directed Indian Movies Two Day UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity: Exploring Diversities of Queer Space CMS College, Kottayam, 30th November and 1st December, 2017
  • FDP on Innovative Teaching and Learning Pedagogy-Research Foundation of India, 27-31 May 2023
  • International Workshop on Research Article Writing and Research Funding, 30th June 2023
  • National Workshop on Art of Writing and Publishing Research Papers in Scopus Indexed Journals September 2, 2023
  • 7 Day National Workshop on ChatGPT & AI Tools, 14-21 June 2023
  • International Professional Development Workshop on Faculty Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship, October 30, 2023
  • 27-31 May 2023: FDP/Training Program on "Innovative Teaching and Learning Pedagogy organised by Research Foundation of India & RFI-CARE
  •  9 August – 14 August 2021: Six Day FDP on Literature and Film Studies organised by the School of Management Studies, NIT Calicut.
  • 7-11 December 2021 International Conference on Contemporary Cinema at International Film Festivals –Global Intersections and Interventions organised by IIT Madras and CPRACSIS
  •  9-25 November Live Online Lecture Series in Understanding the matrix of Sex, Gender and Sexuality in Humanities, Social Sciences, Arts, Mythology and Cinema organised by St Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy and Performing Arts
  • 29-30 May 2021 International Online Workshop on Reference Management and Zotero Software organised by Lore & Ed Research Associates
  •  27-31 July 2020 Online Course on Post Theory organised by TES and Padasala
  • Best Short Film Award - International Film Festival of Shimla 2021 (IFFS), Bettiah International Film Festival 2021, Indo French International Film Festival (IFIFF) ; 'Best Drama' Award - Vienna International Film Awards 2021, Outstanding Achievement Award at the World Film Carnival (WFC), Singapore and Madras Independent Film Festival; 'Honourable Mention’ Mumbai 9th Indian Cine Film Festival-21 and ‘Special Mention’ Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival 2021
  • Faculty in Charge of JFC@CMS Filmmaking Course
  • NAAC Core Team Member in the fourth cycle of Assessment at CMS College Kottayam
  • Content Writer at CMS College Kottayam
  • Coordinator, Editor and Presenter of Documentaries and Videos at CMS College
  • Faculty in Charge of CMS at Eunoia 2023 Global Academic Carnival