Evangeline Manickam

Room No.: HSB 340
Phone : +91 44 2257 4504
E-Mail : eva@iitm.ac.in
Academic Background
• Ph.D. (American Literature) from University of Madras
• M.Phil (American Literature) from University of Madras – 1976
• M.A. (English Language & Literature)Christian College, Madras University -1974
• B.A. (English) from Christian College, Madras University – 1972
Courses and Teaching Interests:
• English for Communication
• Humanities in Technological Age
• Values, Technology, Science & Society
• Short Story Classics
• American Studies
• French
• American Litt. Survey
• American Short Story
• American Poetry
• Post Modernist Fiction
• Feminist Writing : Theory & Fiction
• Indian Fiction
Research Interests:
• American Literature : Poetry, Fiction
• South-Asian Literature : Diaspora Writers : Expatriation and Exile
Area of Doctoral Research:
• M.Phil (Pre-Doc) – Man-Woman relationship in the poetry of Edwin Arlengton Robinson
• PhD – Grace through Voilence – A study of short stories of Flannery O’ Connor and J.E. Powers
Area of Post Doctoral Research:
• Fulbright Scholar – A study of Flannery O’Connor Manuscripts; Evangelical Christianity in the American South and Southern India at University of Georgia & Louisiana State University
Professional Membership:
• Indo American Centre for International Studies
• Indian Association of American Studies
• International Society for Humour Studies
Research Guidance (Ph.D):
• Mrs. EN Kurian The Active and the Contemplative in the Fiction of JD Salinger, Sole Guide: 1985-87 Re-transferred & submitted under Prof. Krishna Rao, Jan 1988.
• Mohana Saxena The Dark Night of the Soul: Alienation in the Novels of Robert Penn Warren 1990
• R. Kokila Ethnic Family in America : A Study of Selected Novels of John Updike, James Baldwin & Phillip Roth 1991
• Sangeeta Menon From Celebration to Critique: A Study of Magical Realism in the Fiction of Gabriel Garcia Marquez 1997
• Latha Ranghachari Narrating the Nation: A Study of Selected Novels by Expatriate Women from the Indian Sub-Continent 1998
• Meera Viswanathan Resistance to Institutionalised Domination in the Fiction of Fay Weldon and Anne Tyler 1999
• Joycee Mathew Poetry of Richard Wilbur 2008

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