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Publication in Conferences

International Conferences (26)


Presented a paper titled ‘Problematizing the 'Poverty of Language' in Endo Pain Narratives: A Study on Abby Norman's Ask Me About My Uterus’ at “International Multidisciplinary Conference on Gender Medicine: Global Perspectives on the Entanglement between Biomedicine and Socio-Cultural and Political Constructs" 15th & 16th December 2022 organized by VIT Chennai.


Presented a paper titled “ Top Down Approach to Improve Listening Skills at Tertiary Level”  in International Conference for Teacher Research at SSN College of Engineering at Chennai on 2nd and 3rd December 2022.


Presented a paper at international conference on Adaptation Studies 2.0, entitled, Beyond Good and Evil: Revisiting the Fidelity Discourse in 'There Will be Blood' organized by Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, on 8th and 9th April 2022


Gave a talk on ‘Use of Digital Tools in Teaching Vocabulary’ at TESOL 2020 Hybrid International Convention and English Language Expo, Pittsburgh, PA, USA  from 22nd to 25th March, 2022

Attended TESOL 2020 International Virtual Convention and English Language Expo  from 16th to 18th July, 2020.


Presented the following papers along with my scholars at ‘Second International Conference on Innovations in the Teaching of English Language and Literature' at VIT Vellore on 16th and 17th August 2019.

   1.‘Enhancing the Select TED Wordlist Verbs through WordNet: An Experimental Study’

   2. ‘Social Conditioning of Gender Roles through Advertisements in India’

   3. Reliving the pain through Writing: An analysis of emotional catharsis in ‘A Life Less Ordinary’


Gave a talk on ‘Use of Padlet in EFL classroom’ at TESOL Annual convention and Language Expo at Atlanta, Georgia, United States from 12th to 15th March, 2019.


Attended International Conference on “Global Approaches to Multilingualism and Standardization” at University of Cambridge from 16th to 18th April 2018.


Gave a Talk on “Use of WhatsApp to Teach English Pronunciation skills in Large classes’ at 52nd International IATEFL Conference and Exhibition at Brighton, UK from 9th April to 13th April, 2018.


Presented Paper titled ‘ Resistence –A Path to Self Identity in Edible Woman’ in International Seminar on ‘Hegemony and Resistence: Textualising and Contextualising’ on 11th February 2017 at Thriruvalluvar Government Arts College, Rasipuram.


Attended International Conference on "Imaging and Imagining Literatures and Cultures: India, Canada and Latvia” in JBAS College, Chennai on 29.11.16


Presented a paper titled “Second Language Teaching Using Big Blue Button in Virtual Mode” in Second International Conference on Linguistics (ICLSL 2016)  in University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka from 24.8.16 to 26.8.16.


Attended International Conference on 'Transnational Approach To Literary Studies' in Anna Adharsh College, Anna Nagar Chennai on 27& 28 January 2016 and also presented a paper on “Deromanticising the Diasporic Life in Benyamin’s Goat Days”


Attended 8th International and 44th Annual ELTAI Conference on “21st Century Learners: Learning Styles and Strategies at SRM University, Chennai, Tamilnadu from 18-20 July 2013  and also presented a paper titled “PBL to Improve Students Lexical Skills”


Attended 7th International Congress on English Grammar at Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam, Tamilnadu from 28-30 December 2011 and  presented papers titled “Second Language Learning Using Online Tools”  &  Newspaper to Teach LSRW Skills”


Attended International Seminar on “Humanistic Language and Literature Teaching” on 18th and 19th February 2011 at Anna University, Chennai and presented paper titled “Consolidating and Revising Vocabulary Level of Tertiary Level Students Through Activities”


Attended International Conference on “Recent Advances in Linguistics” from 15 and 16 December 2010 at Bharathiar University, Coimbatore and presented papers titled “Prevention of Bottlenecks in the Activities of Vocabulary Teaching”  & “Activities to Develop Lexical Skill at Tertiary Level Students”  


Attended International Conference on “Emerging Trends in Teaching Language and Literature” on 4th and 5th December 2009 at Alagappa University, Karaikudi and  presented paper titled “Effective Methodologies in Vocabulary Teaching”.


Attended IATEFL & ELTAI Computer Technology SIG International conference on “New and Emerging Technologies in ELT” at Loyola College Chennai on 3-5 August 2007 and also presented paper titled “Multimedia Language Lab in English Language Teaching”


Attended 38th ELTAI Annual International Conference on “The English Curriculum: Empowerment Through Spoken English” at Crescent Engineering College, Vandalur, Chennai on 9-10 February 2007 and also presented papers titled “Strategies to Improve Communication Skills”  & “Practical Aspects of Using Video in the Foreign Language Classroom”


Attended 4th International Congress on “English Grammar” on Jan 08-12, 2007 at PSNA, Dindigul and also presented papers titled “Ten Games to Vocabulary Building” & “The Role of Movies in the Language Classroom”


Attended   International Conference on Empowering Learners Beyond Cognition” from Nov 30, 2006 to Dec 02, 2006 at V.O.C.College of Education, Tuticorin, and also presented paper titled “The Role of Affective Communication in Empowering Learners”


Attended 37th ELTAI Annual International conference on “The English Curriculum: Empowerment Through Spoken English” at Ethiraj College For Women, Chennai on 10-11 February 2006 and also presented paper titled “How I Made My Students to Speak in English”


Attended in 3rd International Congress on English Grammar (iceg-2006) at Sona College of Technology, Salem, Tamilnadu on 23-27 January 2006 and also presented paper titled “Lexical Approach to Second Language Teaching”


Attended in 2ndInternational Congress on English Grammar (iceg-2004) at Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Sathyamangalam, Tamilnadu on 27-31 December 2004 and also presented paper titled “English is Second/ Foreign Language”



National Conferences (8)

Attended National Conference on “Multimedia Enhanced Language Teaching” at R.M.K College of Engineering, Chennai on 7 and 8 Aug 2009 and also presented paper titled “English Language Teaching and Internet”


Attended National Conference on “English Language Teaching in India” at H.M. Patel Institute of English Training & Research, Vallabh Vidhya Nagar, Gujarat on 18-19 Aug 2008 and also presented paper titled “Strategies to Improve Reading Skill” & “Language Learning Strategies in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching”


Attended National Conference on “Engineering Education” at Anna University, Coimbatore on 15-16 April 2008.


Attended National Conference on “English to Excel” at SRM University, Chennai on 13-14 March 2008 and also presented paper titled “Effective Strategies to Improve Listening Skill”


Attended National Conference on “Innovative Approaches and Techniques of English Language Teaching” at PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore on 13-14 July 2007 and also presented paper titled “The Role of Motivation in Second Language Acquisition”


Attended National Conference on “Youth Empowerment, Employment, Peace and Food” at SASTRA Deemed University, Kumbakonam and also presented paper titled “The Global Community and its Need for Universal Responsibility”


UGC National conference on “Gender Studies and Curriculum Development” at Vellalar College of Engineering and Technology, Erode on July 3-5, 2006 and also presented paper titled  “The Role of Technology in Changing Curriculum”

Seminar Participation & Paper Presentation (7)


Attended UGC National Seminar on “Language and Technology Teaching and Perspectives at Malabar Christian College, Calicut, Kerala on 4th and 5th October 2010 and also presented paper titled “The Role of Wikis in Vocabulary Development”


Attended National Seminar on “Teaching Methodologies in Cyber Age” Navarasam Arts & Science College on 7 Mar 2009 and also presented paper titled “Modern Evaluation Techniques in Second Language Teaching”


Attended 36th ISTE National Annual Convention and National Seminar in Bannari Amman Institute of Technology on 14-16 December 2007 and also presented paper titled “Evolving Technologies in Distance Education”


Attended ISTE National Convention in Mepcho Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi on 30th September 2006  and also presented paper titled “Holism – A New Path in Technical Education”


Attended ELTAI National Seminar on “Developing and Assessing Speaking skills in English” at Annammal College of Education, Tuticorin on 17 -18 November 2006 and also presented paper titled “Motivation as Contributing Factor in Second Language Classroom”


Attended ELTAI Regional Seminar on “Materials for Teaching at the tertiary Level in Global Environment” at Loyola College Chennai on 17th December 2005 and also presented paper titled “The Internet making its work in the ESL Classroom”


Attended National level Seminar on “Women Studies” at D.G. Government Arts College for Women, Mayiladuthurai on 18 - 20 August 2004 and also presented paper titled “The Emerging Figure of New Women in Mass Media and Literature in Tamilnadu”




Workshop Participation at Abroad (2)


Attended one-day IELTS USA Teacher Workshop at Georgia World Congress Centre, Atlanta, Georgia, United States. on 12th March, 2019.


Attended one day IATEFL-PCE Pronunciation Workshop at Brighton, UK on 9th April, 2018


Workshop Participation in India (17)


Attended Workshop on ‘Indian Conception of Multiculturalism’ on 8th and 9th January, 2020 at IIT Tirupati.


Attended ICHR, India and AHRC, UK Joint International Workshop on ‘Cultural Heritage, Migration and Indian Diaspora’ on 30th and 31st January, 2019 at Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.


Attended FDP on ‘Best Teaching Pedagogy & Counseling for New Generation students’ on 20th and 21st April 2017 at American University of India, Kodaikanal.


Attended one-day Workshop on “Recent Trends and Methods in ELT” on February 25, 2017 at SSN College of Engineering, Chennai.


Attended workshop on ‘UK University’s Employability Support Services for International Students’ on 7th April 2016 at British Council, Chennai.


Attended Workshop on “Emerging Theories and Applications in English Literature and Language Teaching Research” on February 13, 2016 at B S Abdur Rahman University Chennai.


Attended Workshop on “ICT in Language Teaching and Learning at the Tertiary Level” on March 05, 2016 at Anna University Chennai.


Attended Ford’s ‘Train The Trainer Workshop’ on 3rd March 2016 at Ford, Chennai.


Attended workshop on Skill Development Quality and Reach What this means for India Today? on 14th September 2015 at Hotel Rains Tree Chennai organized by Cambridge University Press


Attended a three day workshop on ‘Soft Skills’ in VIT University Vellore from 14.12.15 to 16.12.15.


Attended one month ‘Faculty Orientation Workshop’ in VIT University Chennai from 01.6.15 to 26.6.15.


Attended a Two-day ISTE Workshop on “Aakash for Education” conducted by IIT Bombay on 10th and 11thNovember 2012.


Attended ELT Workshop at Kongu Engineering  College, Perundurai, Erode on 8th July 2011.


Attended State Level Workshop on “Enhancing Second Language Teaching by Effective Evaluation Methods” at RMK College of Engineering & Technology, Chennai on 21-22 Feb 2009.


Attended Quality Improvement Programme (QIP) on Instructional Design and Delivery on 19.06.06- 24.06.06 Conducted by NITTR Chennai at K.S.R. College of Engineering, Tiruchengode.


Attended State Level Workshop on “Teaching English” at ARC Viswanathan college of Arts and Science, Mayiladuthurai on 7-8 August 2004.


Attended National Workshop on “The Internet and Interactive Teaching of English” at PKR Arts College for Women, Gobichettipalayam on 12-13 August 2005 and gave a talk on “Use of Internet in Urban based Institutions– A New Approach”.

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