Admissions 2024

Department of Languages

Tanika Rajeswari V

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : M.A. , NET

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Ms. Tanika Rajeswari is a Post-graduate in English Literature from EFLU, Hyderabad and completed her Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam. She cleared NTA-UGC N.E.T in 2018 and has a teaching experience of about 2 years in both schools and colleges. She has participated, presented, and organized various National, International Seminars/ Conferences; campaigns, programmmes, and inter-collegiate fests. Apart from this, she has volunteered at Amaara Foundation (NGO) from 2012- 2018 in various positions. She is also a certified ‘Competent Communicator’ under Toastmasters International Club for public speaking (2015) and served as ‘Sergeant-at -Arms’(TM Club) in 2014. She is also a trained dancer in Bharatanatyam and Kathak who has also served as the Head of Dance Club at EFL University.

  • M.A., English Literature, The English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad, 2017.
  • B.A., English Language and Literature, St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulum, 2015.
  • National Eligibility Test (N.E.T.), June, 2019.
  • IELTS (Academic), IDP, 2018.
  • PG Diploma in Kathak Dance, Deepali Vichare’s Academy of Arts, 2015.
  • Asst. Prof., NSM, Cherthala, UG Programme.
  • Asst. Prof., KMM Arts and Science College, UG Programme.
  • Teacher, The Gaudium School, Hyderabad, Primary Level.
  • Linguistics: Foundations of English Language Study
  • Effective Public Speaking
  • Modernism: Modernist Poetry- British and American Literature
  • South Asian Studies
  • "Reading Inter-connections between woman and nature" - Chapter Contribution to a Multi-disciplinary Edited Research Book. ISBN: 978-93- 91333-16-4, 2021. Web. 
  • Published interview (Interviewer- Tanika R. ) : Of Rosa Juju Abraham (Interviewee) in the book titled, Arabesque and Other Poems, 2021. Print.  
  • "Scarlet Manjadi", "I, Dissent" - Contributed poems in the edited book titled Women and Queers: The Marginalized Gender. ISBN: 978-93-90468-41-6, 2020. Print. 
  • "Death of the Family" - Contributed a poem in the book titled Dreams and Realities, Indian Poetry Review, December 2020. Web. 
  • Surrogate Sexuality- Sacred Heart College, Kochi, February 2020- Presented paper at the International conference on ‘Re-negotiating the Spectacle: Gender, Body, and Discourse in Films’.
  • “Work” as a cultural concept in Imagist poems- KVM College, Cherthala, February 2020- Presented paper at the conference on ‘Cultural Studies’.
  • Understanding Ennui and Cinema- KMM College, Kochi, December 2019 – Presented paper at the National Seminar on ‘Mélange: Symbiosis of Film and Literature’.
  • Understanding existential interrogation between Heidegger and Cinema- M.M.S Govt. Arts and Science College, Trivandrum, November 2019- Presented paper at the National Seminar on ‘Reading between the Frames. . .’
  • Media: Its Representation in Politics- St. Paul’s College, Kochi, June 2014- Presented Paper at the National Seminar on ‘Reading Media Texts’.
  • Volunteering Practices: Who is a Volunteer? - Aquinas College, Kochi, August 2014- Presented paper at the State Seminar on ‘Institution- industry Interface’.
  • Sci-fi Novel and Psychoanalysis- St. Teresa’s College, Kochi, February 2014- Presented paper at the International Conference on ‘Popularizing Science Writing. . .’
  • Attended a webinar on 'Key Debates in Cultural Studies' organized by Naipunnya School of Management in July 2021. 
  • Attended Short-Term Programme on 'Soft Skills for Effective Teaching' organized by U of Hyderabad (India) & Human Resource Development Centre from  May 2021 to June 2021.
  • Attended FDP on 'Advanced Research Methodology Applicable in New Education Policy' organized by DGP College & Science Tech Institution in June 2021. 
  • Attended a webinar on 'Material Existence of Ideology' by Prof. Salvoj Sizek organized by St. Berchmans College in May 2021. 
  • Interviewed Dr. Juju Abraham, Indian English Poet based on her poetry collection titled Arabesque, 2020. 
  • Interviewed Mr. Yogesh Maitreya (poet, translator, and columnist) on his collection of essays titled 'Of Oppressor's Body and Mind' for an event conducted by Dalit Camera. 
  • Event Co-ordinator of Theatre Workshop-  Abhinaya 2K20, Naipunnya School of Management (2020).
  • Judge for Literary Competition, Naipunnya School (2019).
  • Head of Dance Club, EFLU, Hyderabad (2014- 2017).
  • Head of Project ‘Prithvi’ Clean Campaign, 2016.
  • Centre Head & Facility Manager, Amaara Foundation (2013- 2015).
  • Sergeant- at-Arms, Kerala Toastmasters Club (2014).
  • Event Co-ordinator & Head of Sponsorship Committee, St. Teresa’s College (2013, 2014).
  • Teacher/ Mentor, Teresian Outreach Programme (2014).