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Name                             Dr. N.  SHAMNAD

 

Designation                   :  Assistant Professor of Arabic & Head of the Department

 

Department                   :  Dept. of Arabic, University College, Thiruvananthapuram

 

Date of Birth                 :  21/10/1980

 

Date of Joining              :  11/09/2006

 

Area of specialization    :  Arabic Literary Criticism & Translation

 

Address                          : "Dar-es-Salam", Sahrudaya Lane, Pananvila, Nalamchira P.O.,

       Thiruvananthapuram, 695 015, Kerala, India

 

Mobile No.                     : +91-9744209475



    ACADEMIC HISTORY

 

  • B.A. Arabic, University College, Thiruvananthapuram,  (Kerala University), March 2001,

    86 %, I Rank

  • M.A. Arabic, University College, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala University), March 2003,

     86 %, I Rank

  • B.Ed. Arabic, Govt. College of Teacher Education , Calicut ( Calicut University ), March 2004, 72 %, I Class
  • M. Ed., School of Pedagogical Sciences, M. G. University, Kottayam, March 2005, 74.4 %, A - Grade
  • O Level Computer Programme, Dept. of Electronics, Govt. of India, 1999, A Grade
  • UGC NET in Arabic, University Grants Commission, December 2002
  • UGC NET in Education, University Grants Commission, June 2005
  • Ph. D., University of  Kerala, 2011


     RESEARCH EXPERIENCE


  • M. Ed  Degree Project: Effectiveness of concept Attainment Model on achievement in Arabic Grammar of standard IX students
  • Ph. D. Programme, University of Kerala, 2011 : "Critical approaches of Mustafa Sadiq al-Raf'i’e and Taha Husayn: a study"
  • UGC Minor Research Project (2011-2013) : Influence of Western Literary Theories on Modern Literary  Criticism in Arabic: a study


                         

    TEACHING EXPERIENCE

   

  • Department of Arabic, University College, Thiruvananthapuram- 695 034., Two Years (2004-2005), Guest Lecturer in U.G.Level
  • Govt. Upper Primary School, Nellanadu, Thiruvananthapuram, One Year (28/11/2005- 11/09/2006), Primary school Teaching
  • Department of Arabic, University College, Thiruvananthapuram- 695 034., w.e.f. 11/09/2006, Teaching  in U.G. &P.G. Level   
  • Institute of Distance Education, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram., 2007-2012, Contact classes in UG & P. G. Level


 

    EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE


  • Journal Reviewer, 'Alimi Journal of Arabic Studies (AJAS) International  Arabic Refereed Journal, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Editor, Majalla al-Asima, Annual Research Journal, Department of Arabic, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, India, ISSN : 2277 - 9914 (Print Version), ISSN : 2321 - 2756 (Online Version)



   
   
PUBLICATIONS : International

  1. Najib Mahfouz: Reciprocal Relationship between Arabic Novels and Egyptian Cinema, al-Arabi Journal, Issue 685, December 2015, PP 132-139, Kuwait 
  2. Adonis: The apostle of Arab Modernism, Middle East Chandrika Qatar, Fourth Annual Issue, PP 162-170, December 2015, Qatar
  3. Approach of al-Ghazzali & Ibn Rushd to Philosophy, Peer-reviewed Journal of Sulthan Sharif Ali University (UNISSA Journal), Vol. 3, 2015, PP 19-42, ISSN 2225-773X, Sulthan Sharif Ali University, Brunei
  4. Psycho-Analytical Literary Criticism of George Tarabishi, Peer-reviewed Scientific Journal of Averroes University in Holland, Issue 11, April 2014, PP 46-66, Averroes University, The Netherlands
  5. Features of Comparative Literature in the Arab World, Alimi Journal of Arabic Studies (Peer-reviewed), ISSN: 6125-5421, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  6. Kalila wa Dimna: The Question of its Indian Origin, al-Majalla al-Thaqafiyya Online Journal, 10 October, 2013, Algeria


    PUBLICATIONS : National & Regional      


  1. Kuwait War: 25 Years of unhealed woonds, Sanghashabdam, ISSN 2321-9106, September-October 2016, PP 30-33, Association of Kerala Government College Teachers (AKGCT)
  2. (A Philosopher who deconstructed the Arab Heritage), "Arab Samskruthiye Apanirmicha Chinthakan", A Tribute to George Tharabishi, Thejas Daily Sunday Supplement, 10 April 2016
  3. A Study on "Tajarub - From a Horsewoman's Journey" by Hissa Hamdan, Majalla Kalikoot , Vol. 5, Issue 1, January  2016, PP 53-63, Published by Dept. of Arabic, University of Calicut
  4. (Life like a Tragedy), "Duranda Naadakam Poloru Jeevitham", A Tribute to Ashraf Pahlawi, Mahila Chandrika Magazine, PP 33-34, February 2016
  5. (One Who lived in deserts only), "Marubhoomiyil Maathram Jeevichoral", A Tribute to Omar al-Sherif, Madhyamam Sunday Supplement, 26 July 2015
  6. (A Rebel who used poetry as a weapon), "Kavithaye Aayudhamaakkiya Viplavakaari", Sanghashabdam, ISSN 2321-9106, June-July 2015, P 52-54, Association of Kerala Government College Teachers (AKGCT)
  7. Genetic Structuralism in Arab Literary Criticism, Majalla Kalikoot , Vol. 5, Issue 2, May 2015, PP 25-32, Published by Dept. of Arabic, University of Calicut.
  8. (Women Excellence in the World of Arab Publishers), "Arab Prasadhaka Lokathe Penperuma", Interview with Dr. Maryam al-Shinasi, Madhyamam Friday Supplement, 3 July 2015
  9. (Freedom is Humanity), "Swathanthryam Thanne Manushyathwam", Meet the Poet Programme With Adonis, Vijnana Kairali Journal, PP 40-42, Kerala Bhasha Institute, 5 June 2015
  10. (When Poetry becomes Revolution)"Kavitha Kalaapamaakumbol", Long Interview with Adonis, Madhyamam Weekly, 25 May 2015, PP 32-41
  11. (Revolutions is not the killings), "Viplavam Ennathu Aru Kolakalalla", Interview with Adonis, Madhyamam Sunday Supplement, 10 May 2015
  12. Post Colonialism in Arabic Criticism, Majalla al-Hind, ISSN 2321-7928, Vol. 4, Issue 1-2, 2015 Jan-Jun, PP 106-140
  13. Mustafa Sadiq al-Rafi'e as a critical-Lugah Online Journal, ISSN 2394-4862, Vol. 1, Issue 2, January 2015
  14. Descartes' Approach with Taha Husayn, al-Thazamun Journal, ISSN 2350-1219, November 2014, Vol. 2, Issue 2, PP 36-38 , Azharul Uloom College, Aluva, Kerala
  15. Gayatri Spivak : Indian theorist of Post-colonial Discourse, Thaqafatul Hind Journal, ISSN 0970-3713, 2014, Vol. 65, No. 1, PP 26-42 , Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi
  16. Post-colonial Discourse in "Mawsimul Hijra Ilal Shamal", al-Shrooq al-Hindi Journal, ISSN 2320-4451, No.1, Issue 2, February 2014, PP 69-75 , Assam University Silchar, Assam
  17. Critical Approaches of Mustafa Sadiq al-Rafie & Taha Husayn, Hakeem al-Hind, ISSN 2347-2057, No.1, September 2013, PP 61-65, Sree Sankara University of Sanskrit, Regional Centre Tirur, Kerala
  18. Psychological Criticism in Arabic, Proceeding of UGC National Seminar on Modern Trends in Arabic Literature, Dept. of Arabic, PSMO College, Tirurangadi, Kerala, 2013.
  19. Nitaqat: Mareechikayakunna Pravasam, Sanghashabdam, ISSN 2321-9106, Part I, August - September 2013, P 52-55, Part II, October - November 2013, PP 50-51, Association of Kerala Government College Teachers (AKGCT)
  20. Arabic in the Higher Education scenario of Kerala, Sourvenir of the Centenary of Arabic Language Teaching in Kerala, September 2013, P 16, Dept. of Linguistics, University of Kerala & Dept. of Education, Govt. of Kerala
  21. Return Migration from UAE: The Case of Kerala, The Philosopher Research Journal, ISSN 2319-8311, April-June 2013, Ed. 2, PP 206-209, Sree Sankara University of Sanskrit, Tirur, Kerala
  22. The Arab Spring, Arabic Teachers' Bulletin, March 2013, Vol 50, No. 4, PP 75-77, Published by Kerala Arabic Munshis Association, Kerala.
  23. Principles of Education in the Prophetic Traditions, Proceedings of International Seminar on Hadith & Modern Science, February 2013, PP 48-58, Dept. of Arabic, Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu
  24. Egyptian Women's Literary Criticism, Majalla Kalikoot , Vol. 3, Issue 2, January  2013, PP 66-87, Published by Dept. of Arabic, University of Calicut.
  25. Indian Origin of Kalila wa Dimna, Thaqafatul Hind Journal, ISSN 0970-3713, Vol 63, No. 2, 2012, PP 53-74, Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi
  26. Orientalist Approach in the Interpretation of Holy Qur'an, Al-Rayhan Journal, Vol II, No. 3, August 2012, PP 11-21, Dept. of Arabic, W.M.O. Arts & Science College, Muttil, Wayanadu, Kerala.
  27. Women's Literary Criticism in Egypt, Proceedings of the National Seminar on Arabic Language & Literature in the Present Scenario, 2012, PP 28-40, Department of Arabic, M.E.S. Asmabi College, Kodungallor, Thrissur, Kerala, ISBN 978-81-925995-1-9
  28. Development of Comparative Literature in Arabic, Proceedings of National Seminar on the Arab Experiences of New Trends in Comparative Literature, 2012, PP 68-86, Department of Arabic, PTM Govt. College, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram
  29. Imam al-Ghazzali & Ibn Rushd and their Approach to Philosophy, Proceedings of National Seminar on Contemporary Significance of Ghazzalian Thoughts, March 2012, PP 71-78, Department of Arabic, MSM College, Kayamkulam, Alappuzha, ISBN-978-81-921610-1-3
  30. Arabic Literary Criticism with Psycho-Analysis, Thaqafatul Hind Journal, ISSN 0970-3713, Vol 62, No. 3, 2011, PP 47-57, Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi
  31. Comparative Literature in the Arab world, Al-Asima Journal, Vol III, 2011, PP 105-118, Dept. of Arabic, University College, Thiruvananthapuram
  32. Kalila wa Dimna: the Question of Its Indian Origin, Majalla Kalikoot , No.3,   Vol.2, December 2011, PP 35-51, Published by Dept. of Arabic, University of Calicut.
  33. Return Migration from United Arab Emirates: the Case of Kerala, Proceedings of International Seminar on Socio-Cultural Exchange between UAE & Kerala, 2012. PP 15-20, Department of ArabicUniversity of Kerala
  34. Educational Principles in Holy Qur'an, Proceedings of International Seminar on the Language, Interpretations & Science of Qur'an, Vol 2, 2012, PP 11-116, Dept. of Arabic, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
  35. Najib Mahfouz: a genius in Arabic Novel, Arabic Teacher's Bulletin, February 2012, Vol 46, No. 4, PP 67-68, Kerala Arabic Munshis Association
  36. International Status of Arabic Language, Al Mahara Journal, Vol 1, Issue 1, December 2011, PP 27-30, Department of Arabic, Maharaja's College, Ernakulam
  37. Ibn Khaldun and his Introduction to History, Al-Kathib Arabic Magazine, October 2011, PP 35-37, K.M.M.M.O. Arabic College Staff Council, Thirurangadi, Kerala
  38. Influence of Western Schools in the Modern Arabic Literary Criticism, Proceedings of National Seminar on Arabic in the Modern & Contemporary Text & Context, 2011, PP 118-146, Dept. of Arabic, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
  39. Indian Diaspora in GCC Countries: The Case of Kerala, Journal of Politics & Society,  Vol 6, No. 1 & 2, March  2011, PP 78-85, Dept. of Political Science, University College, Thiruvananthapuram
  40. Deconstruction: a rebellious reading in contemporary literary criticism, Al-Asima Journal, Vol II, December 2010, PP 88-103, Dept. of Arabic, University College, Thiruvananthapuram
  41. Critical Approaches of Mustafa Sadiq al-Rafie & Taha Husayn: a study, Kerala Journal, Issue 1, December 2010, Dept. of Arabic, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram
  42. Principles of Education in Holy Qur'an, Sawt al Umma  Journal, Vol 42, No. 11, November 2010, PP 54-58, Dar al-Ta'lif wa al-Tarjuma, Banaras, UP, India
  43. Psycho-analytical School in Modern Arabic Literary Criticism, Majalla Kalikoot , No.2,   Vol.1, June 2010, PP 13-24, Published by Dept. of Arabic, University of Calicut.
  44. 8 Arabic Encyclopedic Articles, Vishwa Sahitya Vijnan Kosam, Vol 7, 2010, Kerala Institute of Encyclopedic Publications, Thiruvananthapuram
  45. Arabic Language and its Universality, Al-Risala Souvenir, January 2010, PP 86-88, MSM Arabic College, Kadakkal, Kollam
  46. Structuralism in contemporary Arabic critical reading, Al-Asima Journal, Issue 1, November 2009, PP 41-53, Dept. of Arabic, University College, Thiruvananthapuram
  47. Biruda padya padhati: Anivaryamaya Parishkaranam, Madhyamam daily, 9 October 2009, Ideal Publications Trust, Calicut
  48. 36 Arabic Encyclopedic Articles, Vishwa Sahitya Vijnan Kosam, Vol 6, 2009, Kerala Institute of Encyclopedic Publications, Thiruvananthapuram



 

BOOKS : International

 


                   - ISBN-10: 3838352599,   ISBN-13: 978-3-8383-5259-6
                   - International Article Number (EAN): 9783838352896


BOOKS : Local


  • Tharikh al-Islam II & III, December 2010, Co-edited with Dr. E. Abdul Latheef, Prescribed Text book for First Degree Programme (FDP) in Arabic under CBCSS in University of Kerala, Published by University of Kerala


  • Methodology of Arabic, June 2010 (Ed 1), April 2014 (Ed 2), Prescribed Text book for First Degree Programme (FDP) in Arabic under CBCSS in University of Kerala, Published by Al Huda Books, Calicut


     PRESENTATIONS IN SEMINARS / WORKSHOPS


  1. Philosophy of Ibn Rushd, UGC National Seminar on Contribution of Arabs to World Culture & Civilization, organized by Department of ArabicM.E.S. College, Ponnani, Malappuram, Kerala, 17-18 February, 2016
  2. Influence of Orientalism on the Issue of Pre-Islamic Poetry , National Seminar on Oriental Studies on Arab Culture & LiteratureDept. of Arabic, PTM Govt. College, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram, Kerala, 18-19 November 2015.
  3. Contemporary Arab Poetry, International Seminar on World Literature: Near & Apart, Department of MalayalamUniversity of Kerala, Kariavattom, 15 October 2015
  4. A Study on "Tajaarub: from a Horsewoman's Journey" by HH Hissa Hamdan al-Maktoum, International Seminar on Arab Culture & UAE Heritage, Dept. of Arabic, University of Calicut, on 11 June 2015
  5. Theatre Studies in Arabic: Model Syllabus, UGC National Workshop on Designing New Courses in Arabic, 7 January 2015, Department of Arabic, Government College, Kasaragodu
  6. Principles of Translation, Invited Lecture, 19 December 2014, Department of Arabic, University of Calicut
  7. Development of Arabic Literary Criticism, National Seminar on New Dimensions of Arabic Literary Criticism, Department of Arabic, Maharaja's College, Ernakulam Kerala, 10 December 2014
  8. Educational Dimensions of Holy Qur'an, National Seminar on Development of Qur'anic Studies, Jami'a Salafiyya, Pulikkal, Kerala, 12 October 2014
  9. Palestine Issue: an historical analysis, Refresher Course in Arabic, Academic Staff College, University of Calicut, 11 October 2014
  10. Reciprocal Relationship between Arabic Novels & Egyptian Cinema with special reference to 'Zoqaq el-Midaq' of Najib Mahfouz , International Seminar on Contemporary Films on Arabs & Related Culture, Department of Arabic, University of Calicut, Kerala, 12-13 August 2014
  11. Islamic Literary Criticism with Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi, National Seminar on Indo-Arabic Literature with special reference to Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi, Dept. of Arabic, MES Mampad College, Malappuram, Kerala, 19-20 February, 2014.
  12. Post-colonial Criticism, National Seminar on the New Avenues in Literary Criticism, Dept. of Arabic, PTM Govt. College, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram, Kerala, 22-23 October 2013.
  13. Psychological Criticism in Arabic, 2 Day National Seminar on Modern Trends in Arabic Literature, Dept. of Arabic, PSMO College, Tirurangadi, Kerala, 10-11 September 2013.
  14. Principles of Education in the Prophetic Traditions, 2 Day International Seminar on Hadith & Modern Science, Dept. of Arabic, Jamal Mohamed College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, 19-20 February 2013.
  15. A Database of Objective Questions (Literary Criticism) for UGC NET/JRF Examinations, 2 Day National Level Workshop Organized by Department of Arabic, Government College, Malappuram, 22-23 January, 2013
  16. New Syllabus for the BA Arabic (Private, University of Kerala) Programme, 3 Day University Level Workshop for revising the scheme & syllabi of BA Arabic (Private) and BA Afsal-ul-Ulama of University of Kerala, organized by the Board of Studies in Arabic (Pass), at Department of Arabic, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, 28 December, 2012
  17. Psycho-Analytical Literary Criticism of George Tarabishi, National Seminar on Contemporary Arabic Literary Criticism, organized by Department of Arabic, TM Govt. College, Tirur, Malappuram, Kerala, 17 December, 2012
  18. Research Methodology, Invited Lecture, Department of Arabic, University of Calicut, 05/10/2012
  19. Women's Literary Criticism in Egypt, National Seminar on Arabic Language & Literature in the Present Scenario, organized by Department of Arabic, M.E.S. Asmabi College, Kodungallor, Thrissur, Kerala, 19 July, 2012
  20. Orientalist Approach in the Interpretation of Holy Qur'an, International Seminar on Tafsir Literature in the Modern Period, organized by Department of Arabic, Persian & Urdu, University of Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 11 January, 2012
  21. Arabic Literary Criticism on Resistance Literature, National Seminar on Patriotism in Modern Arabic Poetry, organized by Department of Arabic, Maharaja's College, Ernakulam, 15 December, 2011
  22. Comparative Literature in the Arab world, National Seminar on the Arab Experiences of New Trends in Comparative Literature, organized by Department of Arabic, PTM Govt. College, Perinthalmanna, Malappuram, 11-12 October, 2011
  23. Return Migration from United Arab Emirates: the Case of KeralaInternational Seminar on Socio-Cultural Exchange between UAE & Kerala, organized by Department of ArabicUniversity of Kerala, TVM, 19/07/2011
  24. Critical Approaches of Mustafa Sadiq al-Rafie & Taha Husayn: a study, Ph. D. Open Defense, Dept. of Arabic, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram, 05/07/2011
  25. Kalila wa Dimna: the Question of Its Indian Origin, International Seminar on Indian Contribution to Arabic Literature, Dept. of Arabic, University of Calicut, 26/03/2011
  26. Approach of Imam al-Ghazzali & Ibn Rushd to Philosophy, National Seminar on the Contemporary Relevance of the Thoughts of Imam al-Ghazzali, organized by Department of Arabic, MSM College, Kayamkulam, Kerala, 27/02/2011
  27. Principles of Education in Holy Qur'an, International Seminar on the Language, Interpretations & Science of Qur'an, organized by Department of Arabic, University of Kerala, TVM, 30/04/2010
  28. The Kite Runner: Historical, Political and Cultural Contexts, UGC Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, TVM, 27/01/2010
  29. Structuralism in contemporary Arabic critical reading, National Seminar on Postmodern Trends in Contemporary Arabic Literature, Department of ArabicUniversity College, Thiruvananthapuram, 21/10/2009
  30. India & GCC countries: diaspora and development, International Seminar on New Dimensions of Indo-Arab relations, on 08/09/2009, at Maharaja’s college, Ernakulam
  31. The Palestine Issue: an historical analysis, UGC Academic Staff College, University of Kerala, TVM, 09/05/2009
  32. Influence of the western schools in the modern and contemporary Arabic literary criticism, National Seminar on Contemporary Arabic Literature: Text & Context, Dept. of Arabic, University of Kerala, Kariavattom Campus, TVM, 29/03/2008

 


    SEMINARS / WORKSHOPS ORGANIZED


  1. National Seminar on Arabic Language and Literature in Kerala: Evolution & Challenges, Department of Arabic, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, January 5-6, 2016
  2. National Seminar on Contemporary Arab Theatre, 18/12/2014, Dept. of Arabic, University College
  3. 3 Day University Level Workshop for revising the scheme & syllabi of BA Arabic (Private) and BA Afsal-ul-Ulama programmes of University of Kerala, organized by the Board of Studies in Arabic (Pass), at Department of Arabic, University College, Thiruvananthapuram, 27-29 December, 2012
  4. National Seminar on the Dynamics of Interaction between Arabic and Indian Regional Languages, 18/12/2012, Dept. of Arabic, University College
  5. National Seminar on the Arab Spring: Perspectives of the Popular Uprisings in the Arab World, 27/03/2012, Dept. of Arabic, University College
  6. One Day Seminar on Arabic: Language , Literature & Education, in observing the International Arabic Language Day on 18/12/2010, Centenary Hall, University College
  7. Workshop cum Orientation programme on the First Degree Programme in Arabic under Choice Based Credit & Semester system, 02-03/07/2010, Dept. of Arabic, University College  
  8. National Seminar on Post Modern trends in contemporary Arabic literature, 21/10/2009, Dept. of Arabic, University College
  9. Five day workshop on redesigning the undergraduate programme in Arabic, 16-20 March, 2009, Dept. of Arabic, University College
  10. Seminar on Mahmud Darwish: The Palestinian National Poet, on 19/08/2008 at Dept. of Arabic, University College        


    ACTIVITIES & MEMBERSHIP

 

  • Member                      : Board of Studies (Pass) in Arabic, University of Kerala
  • Member                      : Board of Studies in Arabic, Maharaja's College (Autonomous)
  • Chairman & Member : Board of Examiners, U.G. & P.G. Arabic, University of Kerala
  • Chairman                     :  Board of Question paper setters in Arabic, University of Calicut
  • Member                       :  Board of Question paper setters, P.G. Arabic, M.G. University
  • Nodal Officer               : CAMS Punching System, University college, TVM,
  • Administrator              : College Website, University college, TVM
  • Secretary                     : College Council, University college, TVM, 2013-2014
  • Co-ordinator                :Add-on Courses in Arabic, University college, TVM, 2008 –2010
  • Staff Secretary            :  Staff Club, Dept. of Arabic, University college, TVM 2008-2013
  • Executive Member     :  Parent Teacher Association, University college, TVM, 2011-2012
  • Member                       :  All Kerala Government College Teachers Association
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