Dr. Gifty Elza Varghese

Assistant Professor - Department of English



Contact Details

Address: KSHB Apartment, EMS Nagar
H.no.: 231 Block 9, Pattoor P O

Mobile: 9400130014

Email: giftyperayil@gmail.com


Academic Qualifications
  1. B.A. English- Catholicate College, Pathananthitta- 2006
  2. M.A. English- Baselious College Kottayam- 2008
  3. B.Ed- B.Ed Centre Addor - 2010
  4. Ph. D - Bharathiyar University- Coimbatore- 2020
Total Teaching Experience
  • Teacher in Balikamadom Higher Secondary School Thiruvalla 2011-2021


Conference / Seminar / Workshop / Training Programmes attended - Academic & General
  1. Presented a paper titled, "Culture, Food, Homelessness and Segregation in the condition of the Anglo Indian families with special reference to M. Mukundan's 'Daivathinte Vikruthikal' at the Food, Memory, Machines workshop organised by the IIT Madras, 17 - 20 August 2021.
  2. Attended an International Seminar and workshop on Anglo-Indian studies on 4th and 5th August 2017, at the department of Humanities and social sciences, IIT Madras.
  3. Presented a paper about “ Post- Colonialism in M .Mukundan’s works” on the 12thInternational and 48th ELTAI Annual Conference on the theme “ English Language Acquisition: Western Theories and Eastern Practices” held at St. Theresa’s College, Eranakulam from 29th june to 1st July 2017.
  4. Presented a paper on “ Colonialism as a Crime: Reflections upon the novel “ On the Banks of Mayyazhi by M. Mukundan” in the national seminar on ‘Crime Culture: Mediating Criminality in Literature, Films and Media” held at Baselious College Kottayamon 16thDecember 2016
  5. Presented a paper entitled “New Historical Reworking on British and American Poetry” on 12th and 13th August 2013 held at St.Cyril’s College Adoor on a National Seminar on Transculturation in Contemporary British And American Poetry’.
  6. Presented a paper entitled “Malayalabhashapadanangal” on 25th November 2018 held at Vivekananda Samskarika Kendram, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram in the International
  7. Participated in the Inter Collegiate Literary camp as “Literaria Koinonia’ held at Catholicate College Pathanamthitta on 24th to 26th November 2006.
  8. Presented a paper on the title “ The Contributions of Portuguese towards Kerala” on a three day national seminar held at St. Cyril’s college , Adoor at 10th to 12thoctober 2011
  9. Participated in three day National Seminar on “Malayalathintte Ayyappa Panickar on 15th to 17th January 2019 at Senate Chamber, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.
  10. Participated in two day National Seminar on “Literary Theory on 28th and 29th July 2018 by Department of Malayalam, School of Distance Education, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.
  11. Presented a paper entitled “Magic Realism as a Far Fetched image: Retelling History With Special Focus on One Hundred Years of Solitude” on 10th and 11th December 2018 held at All Saints College, Thiruvananthapuram in an international Seminar on ‘ Thrice Told Tales: Reconfiguraing the Canon’.
  12. Presented a paper entitled “Soundariya Darshanam M.Mukundante Kathakalil” on 21st to 23rd November 2018 held at University College, Thiruvananthapuram in the three day National Seminar on ‘ Malayalabhavanayude Lavanyadarsanam-CharithravumParinamavum.
  13. Presented a paper entitled “Identity crisis, Homelesness, Desolution and Psychological Trauma depicting Indo-French families with special reference to M.Mukundans Davithinte Vikruthikal” on 4th and 5th February 2019 held at Christ College, Bangalore in the two day National Confrence on ‘Extending Post Colonialism: Living in an age of Precariousness and Precarity'.
Research Publications
  1. Published an aritcle "Post colonial intruder in M. Mukundan's Radha Radha Mathram” :An Analysis in IMPACT: International Journal of Research in Humanities,Arts and Literature (IJRHAL) UGC approved Journal :40893, P.P 221-226
  2. Published an article “Influence of Post Colonialism: Reflections based upon the novels One hundred years of solitude ‘by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and ‘On the Banks of Mayyazhi’ by M.Mukundan” in an e- journal “ Research Guru” volume11, Issue -2,September 2017 UGC approved journal no.68726, ISSN: 2349 266X
  3. Published an article "Identity crisis in the works of M. Mukundan with special reference to Art Attack" in the International Journal of English Language, Literature and Transilation studies (IJELR), international open access, indexed, peer reviewed and refereed journal: Vol16, issue1, 2019
Research Topic

Crisis, conflict and consensus in the creation of self: A post colonial analysis in the select novels of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and M .Mukundan.