Rachel George

Associate Professor (Retired) - Department of English



Contact Details

Address: T.C. 24/2069,
Panavila Junction, Thycaud,

Mobile: 9497009731

Email: betsythoprath@gmail.com


Academic Qualifications
  1. B.A. English Language & Literature - University of Madras - 1983
  2. M.A. English Language & Literature - University of Madras - 1985 
  3. M.Phil. English Literature - University of Kerala - 1987
Total Teaching Experience
  • Department of English - St. Xavier's College, Thumba - Jun 1988 onwards
  • Department of English - U.C. College, Aluva - Feb-Mar 1987 and Jun-Aug 1987


Ph.D thesis on the following topic about to be submitted: "Representation of Anglo-Indians in select Post-Independence Indian fiction and films"

Journals / Articles Published

"Reading Difference: Muller's Burgher Bugger in Yakada-Yaka"  Littcrit  vol 41. No. 1, issue 79 June 2015

Conference / Seminar / Workshop / Training Programmes attended (last 5 years) - Academic & General
  1. International Conference on Global Diaspora Studies: Contexts and Configurations. March 21-22, 2013. Conducted by Institute of English, University of Kerala. Sponsored by UGC-SAP
  2. Cross Cultural Paradigms: Australia and India. 25-26 March, 2013. Conducted by Institute of English Centre for Cultural Studies University of Kerala, and Centre for Australian Studies
  3. Humour: Texts and Contexts. 7-8 December 2013. Conducted by Department of Humanities, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Trivandrum
  4. National Conference on Spatial Configurations: Canada and India. 16-17 November 2012. Organised by the UGC Area Studies Centre for Canadian Studies, University of Kerala, Trivandrum-34
  5. National Conference on Diaspora Studies: Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh. 10-11 September 2012. Organised by the Institute of English, UGC-SAP, University of Kerala, Trivandrum-34