Name                           : Dr. Abdul Gafoor Kunnathodi

Address                       : Kunnathodi House, Ponmala East, Ponmala P.O., Malappuram, Kerala,   

                                        Pin: 676528

Mobile No.                  : 0091-9947860313

Designation                 : Assistant Professor

Department                 : Dept. of Arabic, University College, Thiruvanathapuram.

Date of Birth               :  16/05/1989

Date of Joining           :  01/11/2019

Area of specialization : Arabic Linguistics & Translation

E mail                          : abdgfrkt@gmail.com

 

ACADEMIC HISTORY

  • Degree of “Al-Hudawi” in Islamic and Contemporary Studies, Darul Huda Islamic University, Kerala, India with first rank (2010)

  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology – University of Calicut – Kerala, India (2010)

  • UGC NET with Junior Research Fellowship (2011)

  • Master of Arts in Arabic Language and Literature – University of Calicut, India, with First Rank (2012)

  • Master of Philosophy in Arabic – Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India (2015)

  • Master of Arts in English Language and Literature– IGNOU, India (2016)

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Arabic Linguistics - Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (2019) 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Lecturer at the Degree Institution, Darul Huda Islamic University, Kerala, India (2010-2013)

  • Guest Lecturer at KAHM Unity Women’s College, Kerala, India (2019)

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • Ph. D. Programme, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2019 : "Arabicization and Neologism in Arabic Vocabulary from the Dawn of the 21st Century"
  • M.Phil Programme, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2015 : "A Comparative Study between Classical and Modern Arabic Prosodies" 

 

PUBLICATIONS 

    • Arabic Lexicography: Developments and Schools, Majalla Kasara, ISSN: 2320-2580, Vol: 5, Issue: 1, 2016, Pg. 14-23, P.G. Department of Arabic, Govt. College, Kasaragod, Kerala.

    • Contributions of Sheikh Abdur Rahim in the Arabic Philology: An Analytical Study in His Dictionaries of Loanwords, Al-Jeelal-Jadeed: International Half-Yearly Refereed Journal, ISSN: 2581-3455, Issue: 2, Volume: 1, Issue: 2, 2018, Pg. 90-101, Center of Arabic and African Studies, JNU, New Delhi

    • Influence of the Arab Spring on the Arabic Poetry, Majalla Kairala, ISSN: 2277-2839, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2014, Pg. 61-, Department of Arabic, University of Kerala.

    • Arabic Prosody between Originality and Modernity: An Analytical Study in the Light of Modern Free Verses, Seminar Proceedings, Volume: 1, 2015, Department of Arabic, University of Kerala.

    • Latest Trends in Arabic Language in the Social Media, Majalla al-Nahdha, ISSN: 2319-8060, Vol: 11, Issue: 2, 2017, Sabeel al-Hidaya Arabic College, Malappuram.

    • Resource Person in final editing session of “Dictionary of Idioms and Phrases”, a project under CPE (UGC) organized by Research Department of Arabic, Farook College, Calicut, 2014.

     

    PAPER PRESENTATIONS IN SEMINARS / CONFERENCES

    • Academic Writing in ArabicHigher Secondary School Teacher Transformation Programme 2019-20 (10 Day Refresher Course - Arabic), 03 February 2020, Department of General Education, Higher Secondary Wing in association with Higher Education Department, Govt. of Kerala 
    • Xenocentrism and Kerala Culture in the novel 'Tamar wa Masala' by Muhammed al-Nabulsi, National Seminar on Diaspora & Sabaltern Issues in Arabic novel, 16-18 December 2019, Department of Arabic, TMG College Tirur, Malappuram.
    • Modernizing Arabic Vocabulary in the 21st Century: Challenges and Solutions, International Conference on “Arabic Language in 21st Century: Challenges & Solutions” organized by Centre of Arabic & African Studies, JNU, New Delhi, India, 2018.
    • Indian Initiatives to Achieve the Fourth Goal of the U.N. Sustainable Development Agenda, Many Languages One World Youth Forum, organized by United Nations Academic Impact, U.N. General Assembly, U.N. Headquarters, New York, USA, 2017.
    • Dumoo’ al-Abnaa’ ala Risai Zain al-Ulama- the Latest Innovation in the Genre of Elegy in India, National Seminar on “Contributions of Indian Scholars to Arabic Studies (2016-2017)” organized by the Centre of Arabic & African Studies, JNU, New Delhi, India, 2017.
    • Harmonious Coexistence: the Paradigm of Mamburam Thangal’s Leadership in British Malabar, International Conference on ‘Ideas of Harmonious Coexistence: Religions and Philosophies of India’ (Taqreeb Conference Series), jointly organized by CAAS, JNU and Qutbi Jubilee Scholarship Program, JNU, New Delhi, India, 2017.
    • Arabic Prosody between Originality and Modernity: An Analytical Study in the Light of Modern Free Verses, International Seminar on ‘Arabic Language & Literature: A Contemporary View’, organized by the Department Arabic, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, Kerala, India, 2015.
    • Hospital System in the Islamic Medical History, National Conference on “Contributions of Muslim Scholars to Science” organized by Department of Islamic Studies, SAFI Institute of Advanced Study, Malappuram, Kerala, India, 2014.
    • Influence of the Arab Spring on the Arabic Poetry, International Seminar on ‘Society, Culture, and Politics in West Asia Post-Arab Spring Dynamics’, organized by the Department Arabic, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, Kerala, India, 2013.

    SEMINARS / EVENTS ORGANIZED

    • Webinar on World Arabic Day & Release of Majalla al-Aasima, Vol. 12,  20 December, 2020, Zoom Platform
    • International Webinar on Arabic Literature in Maghreb Countries, Saturday, 12 December, 2020, Google Meet
    • National Seminar on Contemporary Women's Literature in Arabic, 27-28 November 2019, Department of Arabic, University College.


    PARTICIPATION IN WORKSHOPS/ SEMINARS

    • Northeastern University Global Youth Symposium, Northeastern University Campus, Boston, USA, 2017.
    • Blended ELTeach Training of Trainers Program organized by U.S. Embassy in India and World Learning in Washington, New Delhi, India, 2017.
    • Advanced Professional Development Program on English Language Methodology organized by the U.S. Embassy in India, Jaipur, India, 2013.
    • International Seminar on ‘Risae-l Nur & Islam in Modern Turkey’, jointly organized by Istambul Foundation for Science and Culture and Darul Huda Islamic University, Malappuram, Kerala, India, 2012.
    • International Conference on ‘Global Economic Crises: An Islamic Perspective’ organized by PG & Research Department of Economics, The New College (Autonomous), Chennai, India, 2012.
    • Workshop on “Communicative English Language Teaching Methods” organized by the U.S. Embassy in India, Islamiah College, Vaniyambadi, Chennai, India, 2012.

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