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Dr. Priya M. G.

Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.), Dept. of English, School of Arts and Sciences, Kochi | Research Guide, Dept. of English, School of Arts and Sciences, Kochi

Qualification: B.Ed., MA, Ph.D
mgpriya@asas.kh.amrita.edu
Research Interest: Bhakti Literature and Spiritual Literature, Indian Writing in English, Linguistics, Poetry

Bio

Dr. M. G. Priya currently serves as Assistant Professor (Sr. Gr.) and Research Guide at the Department of English, School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi campus. She has 15 years of teaching experience including 8 years of research experience.

Dr. Priya joined Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham on 1st July 2005 and has been teaching English Language and Literature for the UG as well as PG Programmes. She completed her PG from Calicut University, Kerala and Ph. D. from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. Her topic of research was “The Concept of Divine Love in select poems of Tagore and Kabir”. Her areas of interest include – Indian Writing in English, Poetry, Bhakti Literature and Spiritual Literature. She is also the dept. level co-ordinator for the Amrita newsletter Amritarpan and the Hindi language editor for the college magazine, Amrita Dhwani.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2019

Odanta Through a Child’s Eye: A Study on Buchi Emecheta’s The Moonlight Bride

Cite this Research Publication : K. A Unnithan, Jayaraman, H., and Dr. M. G. Priya, “Odanta Through a Child’s Eye: A Study on Buchi Emecheta’s The Moonlight Bride”, International Journal of Children’s Spirituality. Routledge Taylor and Francis, 2019.

Publisher : International Journal of Children’s Spirituality. Routledge Taylor and Francis

Year : 2018

Transfer of Simple English Prepositions ‘to’ and ‘with’ Into Hindi Utilizing Linguistic Features of the Predicative Part of a Sentence with Machine Learning Approach in an English to Hindi MT Context

Cite this Research Publication : J. D. Ratnam, Soman, K. P., B. Premjith, and Dr. M. G. Priya, “Transfer of Simple English Prepositions ‘to’ and ‘with’ Into Hindi Utilizing Linguistic Features of the Predicative Part of a Sentence with Machine Learning Approach in an English to Hindi MT Context”, Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical & Control Systems, vol. 10, 2018.

Publisher : Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical Control Systems .

Year : 2016

Are the ‘Disabled’ Differently Abled: Portrayal of Disability’ in two Short Stories of Rabindranath Tagore “LITCRIT” an Indian Response to Literature.

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. M. G. Priya and Dr. Harini Jayaraman, “Are the ‘Disabled’ Differently Abled: Portrayal of Disability’ in two Short Stories of Rabindranath Tagore “LITCRIT” an Indian Response to Literature.”, LITTCRIT: An Indian Response to Literature, vol. 42, no. 82, 2016.

Publisher : LITTCRIT: An Indian Response to Literature

Year : 2015

Bhakta Meera and her Bhakthi Re reading of Meerabal in the Gamut of Indian Women Mystical Poets” LITCRIT” an Indian Response to Literature

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. M. G. Priya and Dr. Harini Jayaraman, “Bhakta Meera and her Bhakthi Re reading of Meerabal in the Gamut of Indian Women Mystical Poets” LITCRIT” an Indian Response to Literature”, 2015.

Year : 2015

Bhakta Meera and her Bhakthi: Re reading of Meerabai in the Gamut of Indian Women Mystical Poets

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. M. G. Priya and Dr. Harini Jayaraman, “Bhakta Meera and her Bhakthi: Re reading of Meerabai in the Gamut of Indian Women Mystical Poets”, LITTCRIT: An Indian Response to Literature, vol. 41, no. 79, pp. 85-92, 2015.

Publisher : LITTCRIT: An Indian Response to Literature

Year : 2014

My dear dear dear D… (Poetry)

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. M. G. Priya, “My dear dear dear D.. (Poetry)”, International Journal of English: Literature, Language & Skills, vol. 3, no. Special Issue 2, p. 47, 2014.

Publisher : International Journal of English: Literature, Language Skills

Year : 2012

A new leakage power reduction technique for CMOS VLSI circuits

Cite this Research Publication : M. Ga Priya, Baskaran, Kb, Krishnaveni, Dc, and Srinivasan, Sd, “A new leakage power reduction technique for CMOS VLSI circuits”, Journal of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 5, pp. 227-232, 2012.

Publisher : Journal of Artificial Intelligence

Year : 2012

A novel leakage power reduction technique for CMOS VLSI circuits

Cite this Research Publication : M. Ga Priya, Baskaran, Kb, and Krishnaveni, Dc, “A novel leakage power reduction technique for CMOS VLSI circuits”, European Journal of Scientific Research, vol. 74, pp. 96-105, 2012.

Publisher : European Journal of Scientific Research

Year : 2011

The Non- sectarian Concept of Religion as Seen in Tagore and Kabir

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. M. G. Priya and Jayaraman, H., “The Non- sectarian Concept of Religion as Seen in Tagore and Kabir”, M S Academic, vol. 1, pp. 42-49, 2011.

Publisher : M S Academic

Year : 2011

Ruminations of Mysticism in Rabindranath Tagore and Rumi

Cite this Research Publication : H. Jayaraman and Dr. M. G. Priya, “Ruminations of Mysticism in Rabindranath Tagore and Rumi”, M S Academic, vol. 4, pp. 42-49, 2011.

Publisher : M S Academic

Year : 2011

Who can Answer Them? (Poetry)

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. M. G. Priya, “Who can Answer Them? (Poetry)”, Labyrinth, vol. 2, no. 2, p. 203, 2011.

Publisher : Labyrinth

Conference Paper

Year : 2010

The Relevance of Sri Aurobindo’s ‘The Upanishads’ in the 21st century multilingual world

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Harini Jayaraman and Dr. M. G. Priya, “The Relevance of Sri Aurobindo’s ‘The Upanishads’ in the 21st century multilingual world”, in The Role of Translation in Nation Building, Lingua India, New Delhi, 2010.

Publisher : The Role of Translation in Nation Building

Year : 2009

Imprint of Shakespeare on Indian Stage

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. M. G. Priya, “Imprint of Shakespeare on Indian Stage”, in UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Reconstructing Shakespeare , Annamalai University, Chidambaram , 2009.

Publisher : UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Reconstructing Shakespeare

Year : 2009

Use of Technology in Teaching Cross-Cultural Issues for Advanced Level Learners of English

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Harini Jayaraman and Dr. M. G. Priya, “Use of Technology in Teaching Cross-Cultural Issues for Advanced Level Learners of English”, in International Conference on Emerging Trends in Teaching Language and Literature (INCOETTLL – 09), Alagappa University, Karaikudi, 2009.

Publisher : International Conference on Emerging Trends in Teaching Language and Literature (INCOETTLL – 09)

Conference Proceedings

Year : 2018

Realising the Sacredness of Nature: An Analysis of Select Poems of Kabir Das, Sree Narayana Guru and Sri Aurobindo within the Paradigm of Deep Ecology

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. M. G. Priya, “Realising the Sacredness of Nature: An Analysis of Select Poems of Kabir Das, Sree Narayana Guru and Sri Aurobindo within the Paradigm of Deep Ecology”, International Conference on Ecology and Culture, jointly organized by the Department of English and FSLE-India . Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kerala, 2018.

Publisher : International Conference on Ecology and Culture, jointly organized by the Department of English and FSLE-India

Year : 2018

Communidades of Goa: A Re-reading of Goan Literature in the Light of Land Laws and their effect on Human-Land Equation

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. M. G. Priya and Smita Sail, “Communidades of Goa: A Re-reading of Goan Literature in the Light of Land Laws and their effect on Human-Land Equation”, International Conference on Ecology and Culture, jointly organized by the Department of English and FSLE-India. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kerala, 2018.

Publisher : International Conference on Ecology and Culture, jointly organized by the Department of English and FSLE-India, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kerala.

Year : 2018

Extolling Igbo Traditions and Contextualising Environmental Politics in Buchi Emecheta’s Works

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. M. G. Priya and Unnithan, K., “Extolling Igbo Traditions and Contextualising Environmental Politics in Buchi Emecheta’s Works”, International Conference on Ecology and Culture, jointly organized by the Department of English and FSLE-India. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kerala, 2018.

Publisher : International Conference on Ecology and Culture, jointly organized by the Department of English and FSLE-India

Year : 2018

A Balance between Nature and Technology: Representation of Shintoism in the Films of Hayao Miyazaki

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. M. G. Priya and Menon, V., “A Balance between Nature and Technology: Representation of Shintoism in the Films of Hayao Miyazaki”, International Conference on Ecology and Culture, jointly organized by the Department of English and FSLE-India. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri, Kerala, 2018.

Publisher : International Conference on Ecology and Culture, jointly organized by the Department of English and FSLE-India

Year : 2012

From Delhi to Halifax and Beyond: The Journey of The Immigrant

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. M. G. Priya and Dr. Harini Jayaraman, “From Delhi to Halifax and Beyond: The Journey of The Immigrant”, iterary/Linguistic Responses to Contemporary Socio-Cultural and Paradigm Shifts in India and Canada: A Comparative Study. Bharathidasan University,Tiruchirappalli , 2012.

Publisher : iterary/Linguistic Responses to Contemporary Socio-Cultural and Paradigm Shifts in India and Canada: A Comparative Study

Book Chapter

Year : 2018

From Homeland to Hinterland through Alienation, Assimilation and Adaptation: Rakesh’s Journey in The Winterscape

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. M. G. Priya, “From Homeland to Hinterland through Alienation, Assimilation and Adaptation: Rakesh’s Journey in The Winterscape”, in Identity, Diaspora and Literature: Theorising New Diasporic Consciousness. , Ed.by Nitesh Narnolia and Mousam., New Delhi: Authorspress, 2018, pp. 56-64.

Publisher : Identity, Diaspora and Literature: Theorising New Diasporic Consciousness.

Year : 2015

The relevance of Sri Aurobindo’s ‘The Upanishads’ in the 21st century multilingual world(in print)

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Harini Jayaraman and Dr. M. G. Priya, “The relevance of Sri Aurobindo’s ‘The Upanishads’ in the 21st century multilingual world(in print)”, in Joy in Translation, 2015.

Publisher : Joy in Translation

Year : 2015

An Odyssey into the Future holding Kabir’s hands(in print)

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Harini Jayaraman and Dr. M. G. Priya, “An Odyssey into the Future holding Kabir’s hands(in print)”, in History, Memory and Time, Routledge publication, 2015.

Publisher : History, Memory and Time

Year : 2015

The Interminable Journey of an Expatriate: Manju Kapur’s The Immigrant

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. M. G. Priya and Dr. Harini Jayaraman, “The Interminable Journey of an Expatriate: Manju Kapur’s The Immigrant”, in Transnational Passages: An Anthology of Diaspora Criticism” (Vol. I). Ed. by Ajay K Chaubey and Bishun Kumar, Jaipur: YKing Books, 2015, pp. 70-82.

Publisher : Transnational Passages: An Anthology of Diaspora Criticism” (Vol. I). Ed. by Ajay K Chaubey and Bishun Kumar

Year : 2011

Imprint of Shakespeare on Indian Stage

Cite this Research Publication : A. T Priya and Dr. M. G. Priya, “Imprint of Shakespeare on Indian Stage”, in Reconstructing Shakespeare- Rebuilding His Plays in Contemporary Literary Environment, Ed. Lakshmanan V., New Delhi: : Authors Press, 2011.

Publisher : Reconstructing Shakespeare- Rebuilding His Plays in Contemporary Literary Environment

Academic Qualifications
  • 2017: Ph. D.
    Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Ettimadai, Coimbatore.
    Topic: The Concept of Divine Love in Select Poems of Kabir and Rabindranath Tagore.
  • 1994: B. Ed. (English)
    Calicut University
  • 1992: M. A. (English)
    University of Calicut
Areas for Delivering Academic Lectures
  • Indian Writing in English
  • Poetry (Indian)
  • Spiritual Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Cross-cultural Issues
  • Business Communication
  • Research Methodology

BOS Member: Board of Studies for Science and Humanities (English) Department, Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu for syllabus revision (23rd March, 2019)

Conferences Participated
  • Attended National Seminar on Translation Across Cultures: Linguistic Bridge Building For Global Integration at M. P. M. M. S. N. Trust College, Shoranur, on Aug. 6th and 7th, 2008.
Invited Talks/Guest Lectures
2018 Special lecture on “Rabindranath Tagore’s Gitanjali for the UG and PG students of English Literature under Student Enrichment Programme organized by the Department of English, Government Arts College, Udumalpet, on 8th January 2018.
2015 Guest lecture on “Cross Cultural Communication” on 22nd April 2015 for the First Year Engineering students at CIT, Coimbatore
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