FACULTY PROFILE
Dr.P.PADMA
Professor
+91 9441150022
puttapdm@gmail.com
  • University Service : 05.07.2007—till date
  • Govt. Aided -Service : 1999 - 2007.(U.G)
  • Total Teaching Service : Twenty Three yrs.
  • Academic Qualifications : M.A., MPhil., Ph.D..
  • Seminars/ workshops organised in the Dept. : Seven (7).
  • Seminars, International Seminars, Invited Talks : Eighty Four (84).
  • Publications ( Book) : one
  • Pb.in Books, National and international Journals : Fourty Two (42)

Full- Time Ph.D. Guidance in Y. V. University:
S.No Candidate Title of Thesis Awarded
1 G. Satya.
Joined on 2010
Domestic Comedy in Neil Simon’s Plays : A Study.
(contemporary American Dramatist)
April, 2014.
2 K.VenkataRamana
Joined on 2010.
SocialConciousness in Poetry of T.V.Reddy and P.Raja.
(Contemporary Indian Poetry).
August, 2014.
3 A. Sasikala,
Joined on 2012
Negotiating Cultural Change: A Study of Githa Hariharan, Manju Kapur and Anita Nair’s Select Fiction. (Indian Fiction). Sept, 2015.
4 K.Maheswaramma
Joined on 2012
Race, Class and Gender in Gloria Nylor’s Fiction ( Afro-American Fiction) August, 2017.
Extra-Mural Research (research under taken before research has started in YVU).
S.No Research student Title of the Thesis/ university Submitted/ awarded
1 K. Sudhakara Reddy, Reader, SV Degree College, Kadapa, R.K. Narayan’s Short Stories : A Study, Rayalaseema University, Kurnool. (Ph.D).(Indian short stories) Awaiting for viva
2 S. Mansoor Ali, Teaching and Learning Methods of English in Technical Institutions of Kadapa District: A Study. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad. (Ph.D)(English Language) Awarded 2016.
3 Sreekanth Reddy, Diasporic Conciousness in The Short Stories Of Bharati Mukharjee, Divakaruni and Jhumpa Lahiri: A Study, JNTU, Anantapur. (Ph.D) Awarded 2016
4 S. Mansoor Ali, The Impact of English Language Syllabus on B.Tech Students’ learning”, Madurai Kamaraj University. Mphil., Awarded 2008
On Going Full-Time Ph.D.,
S.No Name Field Year of Joining
1 Hima Bindu Indian Women Fiction 2015
2 Syam Sunder Reddy Indian Fiction 2015

S.No ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITY IN Y.V.U DURATION
1 Head, Department of English.(twice) 2009-2011and 2013 to2015.
2 Add. University Chief Examiner 2008—2011
3 University Chief Examiner. Nov 2011 to Nov 2012
4 Co-convener and Member in DOA. 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
5 Add. Controller of Examination. 2013. ( three months only)
6 Convener. Career & Counseling Cell. 2014-2017
7 Member of College Diary. 2007, 2010, 2011
8 JIC,and College Inspection Committee. 2009—Till date
9 In various adm. committees as Ragging, Cultural etc., from the time of inception
10 Women Harrashment cell 2015—Till date
11 BOS member YVU. 2014-2016.
12 Chair person, Dept. of English and Journalism, BOS, Y.V.U.,Kadapa. July, 2017
Extension Activities: BOS, Membership in Academic Bodies in other institutions.
S.No Programme Year
1 Conducted A Two Day Training Programme for Postal Department on Soft Skills. 2010
2 Proficiency Course, 2008
3 Radio prog. on empowerment of women on Women’s Day. March 8, 2013
4 Translated and recited Vemana poems. 2011
5 All India Radio Consultancy-- translated Ninety folk songs from Kadapa region. 2017
6 Conducted Women’s Day on March 8th – 2009, 2010
7 Tree Plantation 2011
8 Educational tours. 2011
9 Adoption of a village. 2011
10 Participation in Telugu Mahasabhalu, Kadapostavam 2010
11 Vidyamandir central school executive committee member 2008—till date
12 Govt. Degree College for Men, Anantapur(BOS, Member) 2015- 2017
13 Doctoral committee member, Rayalaseema University. March,2017,July,2017
14 As a selecting committee member in JNTU, Rajempeta engineering college and other colleges. 2008—till date
15 Govt. Degree College for Men, Kadapa 2014-2016.
16 Academic council SKR. SKR. Govt. College for Women, Kadapa March, 2017
17 Paper setting , Adjudication , paper valuation for various P.G engineering colleges 2008—till date
Details of significant paper publications :
  1. “Theme of Conjugality in the SelectedShort Stories of Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies”, Forum for Musings: JNTUH Journals of English Studies, Hyderabad, Vol. V, No.11, April, 2011.
  2. “Facts of Folk – Art in Telugu – Caste Dimensions” – The Legacy of Sree Narayana Garu, Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad PP 289-300, 2011.
  3. The Limbo of Suffering in Eliots “Portrait of A Lady”, Forum for Musings: JNTUH Journals of English Studies, Hyderabad, Vol. IV, No. 1, July, 2010.
  4. Published a Book Ngugi Wa Thingo’s Fictional works: A Study, Prestige Publishers, 2007.
  5. “A patient Etherized upon a Table: Love song of J. Alfred Pruforck” TRIVENI,Vol. 75, No.2, April-June, 2006.
  6. Exploitation in Ngugi Wa Thingo’s Novels Litcrit, Vol. 32, No. 1 & 2,June-December, 2006.
  7. From Subjection to Liberation: Portrayal Woman in Ngugi Novels, Common Wealth Review. Vol. XVIII, No.1. 2008.
  8. Identity Crisis in Anita Nair’s Ladies Coupe, Sabaltern Concept in Indian Writings in English, Trinity Press,New Delhi, 2015, ISBN—978-93-84872-27-4 co-authored with my scholar A.Sasi Kala)
  9. Teaching English language through Advertisements, 21st Century Learners : Learning Styles and Strategies (8th International ELTAI Conference July, 2013.)
  10. Using Newspapers to Teach English as second Language in Indian Classrooms New Media Technology & Society, 2012, ISBN: 978-93-82163-640
  11. Dynamic of Personal Relationship in Chitra Benerjee’s “ The Unknown Errors of over Lives” Indian Literature in English: Some Reflections ISBN -978-81922866-16,Oct, 2012.(co-authored with my scholar, Srikanth Reddy)
  12. Teaching English Language At Higher Level – A Paradigm Shift, Critical Expressions, 2011.ISBN—978-81-89972-38-7.
  13. Man’s Rejection of Violence and Acceptance of Love as a Unifying Phenomenon in Christopher Fry’s Thor, with Angles: Opinions & Critiques on World Renowned Literature , Jaipur, 2011. ISBN—978-93-80274-12-6.( co-authored with Sashikanth)
  14. Images Of Colour In Rita Dove’s Poetry, Poet Crit An International Bi-annual Refereed Journal of Literary Criticism & contemporary Poetry, XXVII, July, 2014 no.2 ISSN 09702830
  15. Neil Simon’s Last of Red Hot Lovers As a Domestic Tragedy, Literary Vibes A Refereed National Journal in English Studies, Volume111, issue 1, January, 2014 ISSN 2320-6896.
  16. Midlife Crisis in Dark Comedies of Neil Simon, Sri Venkateswara University Journal of English Studies, Tirupati Volume 8 January, 2011.ISSN 2230-7923
  17. Theme of Conjugality in the Selected Short Stories of Jumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies, ‘Festchrift’ of Forum of Musings: JNTUH Journal of English Studies, Hyderabad, 2011 Vol. V, No.11, ISSN: 2231-0266.
  18. From Subjugation to Liberation: Study of Women in Ngugi wa Thiongo’s Fiction, The Common Wealth Review, An International Refereed journal VOL XV111, NO 1, JULY 2010,.
  19. Limbo of Suffering: Potrait of a Lady Forum of Musings: JNTUH Journals of English Studies, Hyderabad 2010. ISSN2231-0266.
  20. Asif Currimboy’s The Dumb Cancer: A Theatrical Feat, Maualana azad University Journal of English language and literature: An international refereed journal, 2011. SEP.ISSN—9268.
  21. Facets of Folk-Art in Telugu – Caste Dimensions, Journal of Dravidian Studies, Kuppam. 2011. JUNE, 2010VOL VII NO 3-4 ISSN 0976-5182.9(co-authoured with N.Eswar Reddy)
  22. Theme of Exploitation in Ngugi Wa Thiongo’s Novels LITCRIT Vol. 32,NO 182 June-December, 2006 PP 99-108.Reg no KERENG/2002/1154.
  23. Feminine Prospective in Anitha Nair’s Lessons in Forgetting The Commonwealth Review, Delhi an international refereed literary Journal ISSN No. 0974-0473,Vol. XXI, No2, 2013. (co-authored with my scholar A.Sasi Kala)
  24. Triple Exploitation in Ngugi War Triongo’s A Grain of Wheat’ The Commonwealth Review, Delhi an international refereed literary Journal Vol. XXI, No3, 2013.
  25. Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs As Domestic Comedy, Contemporary Vibes Oct.- Dec. 2013 Vol. 9 No;33 ISSN o975-1750. Refereed Journal (co-authoured with G.Satya)
  26. Reading Neil Simon’s Gingerbread- Lady with a cross cultural Perspective”, International Peer Reviewed Literary Journal, Rock Pebbles, April- June, 2013 Vol.XVII, No.II, ISSN 0975-0509. (co-authoured with G.Satya)
  27. The Politics of Identity : the Novelist Art of Philip Roth The Literary Criterion, 2013( a Reputed Journal From 1954).
  28. BOOk:
    Ngugi Wa Thiongo’s fiction works: A Study, Prestige Book Publications, New Delhi, 2007. ISBN 81-7551-186-9.
    ORGANISED SEMINARS / WORKSHOPS:
    1.Convenor and Organiser: A Two-day National Seminar on Current Trends in English language and Literature on February, 4th and 5th, 2011 at Yogi Vemana University, Kadapa sponsored by APSCHE.(Convenor & Organised )
    2. Co-convener for a two day UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Teaching English to the students of Higher Education conducted at SKR and SKR Govt. College for Women, Kadapa on Feb 27-28, 2012.
    3. Co-convener for one day UGC Sponsored National Workshop, Insights into Teaching Contemporary Literature. Yogi Vemana University, 2012.
    4.Co-convener for a two day UGC Sponsored National Seminar, Current Trends in Indian Fiction, conducted in Porumammila Govt. Degree College,2013.
    5. Co-convener for a two day UGC Sponsored National Seminar Discourses In Contemporary Commonwealth Literature on 18-19 th March,2014.
    6. Member of Organizing committee –UGC Sponsored National Symposium on Modern Fiction—Department of English Y.V.University, 19th March, 2015.