Dr. R. N. Kalpana Devi

Assistant Professor

  • School : School of English and Foreign Languages
  • Department : Department of English
  • Position :Assistant Professor
  • Email : kdevi579@gmail.com

Dr. R.N. Kalpana Devi has nearly two decades of teaching experience in Language and Literature. She has established her expertise in Communication Skills, Soft Skills and behavioural Skills. Her focus is mainly on Feminism and Feministic Perspectives and her thrust areas include the Elizabethan Age and American Literature. An avid reader of Paulo Coelho’s Novels and Translation Studies. She is a blogger and her article can be read at https://mynewkathaipoma.blogspot.com/.She teaches Foundation English Course for Undergraduate students.


P.hD (2016)

Feministic Concerns in the select novels of Bharathi Mukherjee, Bapsidhwa and Sunitra Gupta: A Study. Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai

M.Phil (2003)

Madurai Kamaraj University Madurai, 2003, TOPIC: Select short stories of R.K. Narayan in Tamil (Translation)

M.A (1995)

Sri. Meenakshi Govt. College for Women, Madurai

B.A (1993)

Sri. Meenakshi Govt. College for Women, Madurai


2018 June - Till date

Assistant Professor Avichi College of Arts and Science

2015 - 2018

Associate Professor in Department of English, Velammal , Institute of Technology, Panchetti,Chennai.

1999 - 2015

Associate Professor and HOD in Department of English, Sourashtra College for Women, Pasumalai, Madurai.


Currently appointed as NSS Program Officer by University of Madras for Avichi college of Arts and science.

Awarded Semmai Madhar from Kuzaholosai Organisation (2020)

Conducted a 7 Days NSS Special Camp at Alapakkam during the month of January 2020.

Active member of KARANIRK Association in bringing up the talents of students in drama and one act plays.

Research Areas

Feministic Concerns in the select novels of Bharathi Mukherjee, Bapsi sidhwa and Sunetra Gupta : A study.

Select Short Stories of R.K.Narayanan in Tamil.

Core area of Feminism and women related studies.

Services Rendered

Taken the responsibility of being a NSS Program officer, 2008 and Program Officer RRC, 2005.

Acted as Chairperson for State Level and National Level Seminars and Workshops in various colleges.

Board of Studies member (Subject Expert) at Madurai Institute of Social Science Madurai.

Acted as Anna University Representative to RMK Educational Institution and also as External Examiner to Various Technical Institutions.

Articles Published

Research Papers Publication with ISBN /ISSN NO:Celeberating –The Alpha Women and Unique Females(Feb2019),84-86(ISSN 0976- 299X) UGC approved Under Arts and Humanities Journal No.44728 ,Volume X.

Generation Gap: The Reflections, Marginality Reflections from Indian Literature,October (2013), 279-281 (ISBN : 978-87-928113- [1-4]).

The Dialectics of Cultural Conflict as Reflected in Bapsi Sidhwa’s the Pakistani Bride and An American Brat, Shanlax International Journal of English December (2013),(ISSN : 2320 – 2645).

Bharati Mukherjee’s Jasmine As the Reincarnation of Woman, Women’s Educations in Indians society, December (2013), 168-170 (ISBN: 978-81-928113-[3-8]).

Social conscience of women in Storm In Chandigarh and Tamil Novel Avuri Views on Feminism August (2010), 121-124 (ISBN: 978-81-909464-5-2).


Attended a workshop on literary theory in the month of February 2020.

Attended more than four workshops related to language and literature periodically.

Econtent Development for college teachers (2010)

FDP on Academic Research writing and publishing research paper 2014.

Use of Literature and Theatre for English Students (2014).

Workshop on Communicative English Language teaching (2016).

Attended BEC workshops.

International Conference on Literary Theory.

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