Suma Lalit Podnolanna

Suma Lalit Podnolanna

Faculty of Applied Communication Skills Department
slalit@mes.ac.in

Education

  • Pursuing Ph.D. (English - American Literature), Dravidian University, Kuppam
  • M.Phil. 2008: (English - American Literature), Annamalai University, Chidambaram
  • M.A. 2006: (English Literature), Mangalore University, Mangalore
  • B.A. 2004: (English), Mangalore University, Mangalore

Research and Consultancy

  • Themes and symbols in the poems of Robert Frost
  • Life and works of Alice Walker
  • Challenges and methods in teaching English as second language
  • Teaching English to Rural students

Courses

Communication Skills, Soft / Interpersonal Skills, Business Communication and Ethics, Language and Literature, Personality Development

Important Publications

  • Presented paper on "Problems faced by Rural Students in Learning second language" during National Level Seminars at St. Aloysius College - Mangalore, January 2010
  • Published a paper titled "Impact of Racism and Sexism on Sophia in The Color Purple" in Indian Journal of Scholarly Research, ISSN: 2278-8271, Vol: 2, Issue: 11, November 2013
  • Published a paper titled "The Problem of Poverty in the Novels of Alice Walker" in Indian Journal of Scholarly Research, ISSN: 2278-8271, Vol: 2, Issue: 11, November 2013
  • Published a research papers titled, "Transformation from Existing to Living: A Study of Celie’s Progress in The Color Purple" in Language in India, Journal, Volume 3: 12 December 2013, ISSN 1930-2940
  • Published a research papers titled, "A Comparative Study of Characters: Walker’s Grange Copeland and Mulk Raj Anand’s Bakha" in Language in India, Journal, Volume 13: 12 December 2013, ISSN 1930-2940

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