MARX T. Professor

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  • Department of English
  • School of Humanities
  • drtmarx@gmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 PH.D ENGLISH MANONMANIAM SUNDARANAR UNIVERSITY 2005
2 MA ENGLISH MANONMANIAM SUNDARANAR UNIVERSITY 1999
3 BA ENGLISH MANONMANIAM SUNDARANAR UNIVERSITY 1997

Area of Specializaion

Drama, Comparative literature, Subaltern Studies and Translation

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 LECTURER ENGLISH SADAKATHULLAH APPA COLLEGE
2 LECTURER ENGLISH NATIONAL ENGINEERING COLLEGE
3 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ENGLISH AVVAIYAR GOVERNMENT COLLEGE
4 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ENGLISH PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY
5 READER ENGLISH PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY
6 ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR ENGLISH PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY
7 PROFESSOR ENGLISH PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR ENGLISH PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND CULTURAL STUDIES
2 PROFESSOR ENGLISH PONDICHERRY UNIVERSITY SUBALTERN STUDIES AND MINORITY STUDIES

Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 From Stage to Streets: Examining the Dramatic Shift in Tamil Theatre Marx,T Hi-Tech Research Analysis p.20-32 2017 2.0082
2 Afro-American Literature: Negating the Aesthetics of Mainstream Literature Marx,T Indo-Western Researchers Pg.1-9 2016 -
3 Hammering the Notional Centre: Post Modernism and the Politics of Difference Marx,T Universal Research Analysis Pg.29-43 2016 1.0086
4 Dalit Feminism: The Neglected ‘Other’ within the ‘Other.’ Marx,T Indo-Western Researchers Pg.6-15 2015 -
5 Articulations of Anger: A Comparative Study of Periyar’s Why were Women Enslaved? and Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex Marx,T Eclectic Representations P.103-112 2013 -

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Towards Equality: The Rise and Drive of Tamil Dalit Theatre Marx,T Roots International Journal of Multidisciplinary Researches Vol 2 Issue 4, P.106-111 2016 0.811
2 Does Dalit Literature have a future? Marx,T Roots International Journal of Multidisciplinary Researches Vol 2 Special Issue 5, P.132-134 2016 0.811

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 And then Trans. T MARX Chennai: Emerald Publishers 2019 9789389080445
2 Critical Essays on New Feminist Writings Ed. T.Marx & K.Reshmi New Delhi: Pacific Books International 2018 978-93-86655-89-9
3 William Shakespeare: A Student’s Companion T MARX Madurai: Shanlax Publications 2016 978-93-8597-714-5
4 Critical Essays on Multicultural India Ed. T.Marx & Shreya Bera Chennai: Harrows Publications 2016 978-93-83581-26-2
5 Reading Saul Bellow: The Rational Anxiety Marx,T Pulam Publishers 2016 ISBN 978-81-907880-2-1
6 Tamil Theatre: A Concise History S.Ravindranathan, T.Marx, & S.Pandimadevi Manimekala Publishing House 2016 ISBN-10 93-82241-76-0 ISBN-13 978-93-82241-76-8
7 Student’s Companion to World Drama T.Marx, S.Thirunavukarasu & D.Aswathi Krishna Harrows Publications 2016 ISBN 978-93-83581-28-3
8 Writings on Rights: Critical Essays on Literature and Human Rights Ed. T.Marx & Muruganandan K. Chennai: Harrows Publications 2015 978-93-83581-19-1
9 Discursive Responses Marx,T Sri Maruthi Publishers 2010 ISBN 978-93-80812-02-1
10 Ezham and the Tamils Marx,T Sri Maruthi Publishers 2010 ISBN 978-93-80812-01-4
11 On Caste and Religion Thanthai Periyar Marx,T Sri Maruthi Publishers 2010 ISBN 978-93-80812-00-7
12 Dispelling Quotaphobia Marx,T Tamizhan Press 2007 -
13 Anger is Divine-Poems Marx,T Emerald publishers 2007 ISBN 81-7966-208-X
14 Brechtian Impact on Girish Karnad Marx,T Emerald publishers 2007 ISBN 81-7966-205-5

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Ambivalence and Non-Conformity: A Comparative Study of the Writings of Rabindranath Tagore and Periyar E.V.Ramasamy S.Chellaih & Bijender Singh Comparative Literature: A Global Perspective Pacific Books International, New Delhi 2018 ISBN 978-93-86655-60-8
2 Periyar Feminism: An Introduction T.Marx Critical Essays on New Feminist Writings New Delhi: Pacific Books International 2018 978-93-86655-89-9
3 Literature & Human Rights: An Introduction T.Marx & Muruganandan K Writings on Rights: Critical Essays on Literature & Human Rights Harrows Publications, Chennai 2015 ISBN 978-93-83581-19-1
4 Translating Dalit Texts: A Study of Cultural Untranslability P.Kalyani Translation Studies: Varied Perceptions and Dimensions Publications Division, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University 2013 ISBN 978-93-81402-14-6
5 Queering the Canon: Defying Voices in Mahesh Dattani’s Plays G.Baskaran Girish Karnad and Mahesh Dattani: Methods and Motives Yking Books, Jaipur 2012 ISBN 978-93-80930-43-5
6 Questioning Brahmanical Hegemony: A Focus on the Dalit Autobiographies S.Murali & Clement Lourdes Inter-Readings: Text, Context, Significance Department of English, Pondicherry University 2012 ISBN 81-87300-52-3
7 Canonizing Indian Diaspora Literature: Problems and Prospects S.Pannirselvame et.al. Sangama School of Humanities, Pondicherry University 2012 ISBN 978-81-921348-0-2
8 Constructing Islamophobia: A Study of Negative Stereotypes in Media Discourses and in Literary Works J.Bheemaiah Dalits and Social Marginalisation Aavishkar Publishers, Jaipur. 2012 ISBN 978-81-7910-395-1

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Critical Essays on New Feminist Writings Ed. T.Marx & K.Reshmi New Delhi: Pacific Books International 2018 978-93-86655-89-9
2 Critical Essays on Multicultural India T.Marx & Shreya Bera Harrows Publications 2016 ISBN 978-93-83581-29-0
3 Writings on Rights: Critical Essays on Literature and Human Rights T.Marx & Muruganandan K Harrows Publications 2015 ISBN 978-93-83581-19-1
4 Writing as Resistance: Discourses on Dalit Literature T.Marx & Sundara Babu.N Vikas Adhyayan Kendra 2012 -

Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Consultancy Works

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Completed Projects

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Completed Consultancy Works

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Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Bilahari P R 27-11-2017 20171109002 - NO NO
2 Athira M 27-11-2017 20171109004 - NO NO
3 Sanjukta Das 27-11-2017 20171109001 - NO NO
4 Madhurima Nargis 27-11-2017 20171109005 - NO NO
5 Imayavarman I 18-09-2014 - - NO NO
6 K.Muruganandan 17-09-2009 - Shakespeare Reception in the Shaping of Modern Tamil Drama: A Study of Sambanda Mudaliar’s Select Plays YES 10-08-2015 YES 26-08-2016
7 Periyasamy A 15-09-2014 - - NO NO
8 R.Indumathy 15-09-2009 - Sri Lankan Tamil and Palestinian Poetry-A Comparative Study YES 03-01-2014 YES 06-05-2016
9 P.Karkuzhali 15-09-2009 - Anti-Globalization Voices: A Select Study of Contemporary Indian Writings YES 02-05-2013 YES 02-05-2014
10 H.Abdul Hadi 01-01-2017 - Performance as Resistance: A Comparative Study of the Select Plays of Badal Sircar and K.A.Gunasekaran YES 02-06-2017 YES 09-06-2017

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

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E-Lecture Details

S.No E-Lecture Title Development of e-content/e-learning/delivering Member of Editorial Bodies Reviewer/Referee of
Content/Module Title Institution/Platform Year Weblink
1 New Humanism Literary Theory Made Easy Others 2020 https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=47KJidG41x8 Society for Literary Studies S Prabahar
2 Marxism and Literature Literature and Society Others 2020 https://www.campuzine.com/?p=3617 VOC College Thoothukudi Mercy latha
3 Subaltern Studies English Language Teaching and literature: Current Trends, Issues and Challenges Others 2020 https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ggMo12L_p7- aSuhQ_rN90BsHSy5V0zr7/view?usp=sharing University of Madras S Armstrong

Details of Online Education Conducted

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 QUESTION OF ETHNICITY IN INDIAN WRITINGS ETHNICITY AND LITERATURE Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli NATIONAL 13-02-2020 14-02-2020 2020
2 Literature of the Marginalized: Dreams, Voices and Challenges of the Subaltern SUBALTERN LITERATURE Nadar Saraswathi College of Arts and Science, Theni NATIONAL 17-09-2019 17-09-2019 2019
3 POLITICS OF REPRESENTATION Literature and Identity Politics THE NEW COLLEGE CHENNAI NATIONAL 06-02-2019 06-02-2019 2019
4 Mainstreaming the Regional Literatures? A Cautionary Note REGIONAL LITERATURES IN TRANSLATION Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli NATIONAL 07-02-2019 08-02-2019 2019
5 Postcolonial Hangover and Indian Writings Seminar Nandanam Government Arts College, Chennai National 16-02-2018 16-02-2018 2018
6 Periphery to Power Centre: The Changing trend in Tamil Dalit Writings Seminar Tiruvalluvar University, Vellore National 15-02-2018 16-02-2018 2018
7 Confluences in Comparative Literature Seminar Sadakathullah Appa College, Tirunelveli National 30-01-2018 31-01-2018 2018
8 Subaltern Consciousness in English Literature Seminar NMS College, Madurai National 27-01-2018 27-01-2018 2018
9 Acculturation in the works of the Millenium Seminar VVV College, Viruthunagar National 12-01-2018 12-01-2018 2018
10 Postcolonial Literatures: Resisting Stereotypes, Rewriting History and Reclaiming Space Seminar Lekshmipuram College, Nagarcoil National 22-02-2018 22-02-2018 2018
11 Translation: An Art of Examining Cultural Proximities and Political Transmission across Boundaries Seminar SR Naidu Memorial College, Sattur National 23-02-2018 23-02-2018 2018
12 Cultural Hegemony in Postmodern Literature Seminar Siri PSG Arts & Science College, Salem National 24-02-2018 24-02-2018 2018
13 Beyond the postcolonial: Reimaging Humanism Seminar Arul Anandar College, Madurai National 28-02-2018 28-02-2018 2018
14 Celebrating Differences: Contemporary Literature and Culture Seminar Maruthar Kesari Jain College, Vaniyampadi National 07-03-2018 09-03-2018 2018
15 Identity & Hybridity: Understanding Postcolonial Culture Seminar Bon Secours College, Tanjore National 10-03-2018 10-03-2018 2018
16 CULTURAL STUDIES Culture in Contemporary Literature and Language Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore NATIONAL 03-12-2018 04-12-2018 2018
17 Human Rights and Literature Seminar St.John’s College, Palayamkottai National 03-03-2017 03-03-2017 2017
18 Research Options in Contemporary Literature Seminar Periyar University PG Extension Centre, Dharmapuri. National 02-03-2017 03-03-2017 2017
19 Crossing the Borders; Theory & Practice of Comparative Literature Seminar Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore National 05-05-2017 06-05-2017 2017
20 Dalit Literature Seminar University of Madras, Chennai International 10-01-2017 12-01-2017 2017
21 Subverting Subalternity Seminar St.Mary’s College, Thoothukudi National 28-02-2017 28-02-2017 2017
22 Society and Literature Seminar Joseph Arts and Science College National 28-01-2017 30-01-2017 2017
23 Literature as Panacea Seminar Urumu Dhanalakshmi College, Tiruchirappalli National 04-03-2017 04-03-2017 2017
24 Relevance of Dr.Ambedkar in Contemporary Indian Society Seminar Sourashtra College, Madurai National 21-03-2017 22-03-2017 2017
25 From fetter to Freedom: New Subaltern Identity Seminar Sri Padmavathi Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupati International 25-03-2017 25-03-2017 2017
26 Bilingualism and English Language Teaching Seminar Anna University, Chennai National 22-07-2017 22-07-2017 2017
27 Cultural Studies: A Paradigm Subverting the power structure Seminar Kailash Women’s College National 21-08-2017 23-08-2017 2017
28 New Literatures in English: Perspectives -Prospects Seminar ERK Arts & Scince College, Dharmapuri National 30-08-2017 31-08-2017 2017
29 Post Modernism and Postcolonial Theories Seminar Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal National 25-09-2017 25-09-2017 2017
30 English Indian Atmosphere: Empowering and Employability Skills Seminar M.Kumarasamy College of Engineering, Karur National 27-09-2017 27-09-2017 2017
31 Ethics of Research Writing and Publication Seminar Alagappa University, Karaikudi. National 14-10-2017 14-10-2017 2017
32 Honouring the Readers: An Evaluation of the Rise and Fall of the ‘Author’ Seminar Sri S.Ramasamy Naidu Memorial College, Virudhunagar. National 23-02-2017 24-02-2017 2017
33 Therapeutic Value of Literature Seminar Sri Sarada College for Women, Salem National 19-02-2016 19-02-2016 2016
34 Problems of Imaging & Imagining the ‘other’ Seminar JBAS College, Chennai National 29-11-2016 30-11-2016 2016
35 Postcolonial Literature Seminar MSN Pioneer Meenakshi Women’s College, Poovanthi Regional 10-02-2016 10-02-2016 2016
36 Feminism and Literature Seminar SVN College, Madurai National 11-03-2016 11-03-2016 2016
37 Literature, Culture and Globalization Seminar Thiruvalluvar Government Arts College, Rasipuram National 14-10-2016 14-10-2016 2016
38 Modern Critical Theory Seminar Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli National 20-10-2016 20-10-2016 2016
39 Postmodern Approaches to Literature Seminar Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal. National 11-11-2016 12-11-2016 2016
40 Emerging Trends in Indian Writing in English Since 2000 Seminar Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli National 09-01-2015 09-01-2015 2015
41 Dialectics of Diasporic Literature Seminar Jamal Mohammed College, Tiruchirappalli. National 21-01-2015 21-01-2015 2015
42 Advanced Academic Writing Seminar University of Madras, Chennai & Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Youth Development, Sriperumbuthur. National 28-01-2015 28-01-2015 2015
43 Literature of the Oppressed: Past, Present, and Future Seminar R.V.S College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore National 13-02-2015 13-02-2015 2015
44 Critique on Manipulative Attitude Towards Nature: A Study of Eco-Critical Consciousness in Literatur Seminar Government Arts & Science College, Sivakasi National 04-03-2015 04-03-2015 2015
45 Social Issues and Concerns in Indian Writing in English Seminar Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College, Sivakasi. National 31-07-2015 01-08-2015 2015
46 Fourth World Literature: Erasures & Evolutions Seminar Mannar Thirumalai Naicker College, Madurai. National 29-08-2015 29-08-2015 2015
47 Human Rights Issues in Indian Literature Seminar Islamiah Women’s Arts & Science College, Vaniyambadi. National 08-10-2015 08-10-2015 2015
48 Methods of Research in Language and Literature Seminar School of Electronic Media and Mass Communication, Pondicherry University National 18-03-2014 18-03-2014 2014
49 Realizing the Absence of Sense: A Comparative Study of Samuel Beckett and Indira Parthasarathy Seminar Alagappa University, Karaikudi. National 28-02-2014 28-02-2014 2014
50 Karuthaadal Nokil Tholkappiam (Tholkappiam from the Perspective of Discourses) Seminar Department of Tamil, Periyar Govt. Arts College, Cuddalore National 26-02-2014 26-02-2014 2014
51 Post Modernism, Subaltern Studies & Media Studies Seminar Madras Christian college, Chennai National 24-02-2014 24-02-2014 2014
52 Third World Literatures: Examining the Postcolonial Hangover Seminar Pannaikadu Veerammal Paramsivam College, Dindigul. National 10-01-2014 10-01-2014 2014
53 Indian English Drama: Recent Trends and Approaches Seminar Sri Vinayaga Colege of Arts & Science, Ulundurpet National 19-03-2014 19-03-2014 2014
54 Post Colonial Approaches to Indian Writing in English Seminar Avvaiyar Government College, Karaikal National 27-03-2014 27-03-2014 2014
55 Relevance of Literature Today Seminar Achariya Arts & Science College, Puducherry National 20-08-2014 20-08-2014 2014
56 Dalit Literature: Politics & Poetics of Resistance Seminar Tiruvalluvar University, Vellore. National 09-10-2014 09-10-2014 2014
57 Post-Modernism Seminar Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur. National 10-10-2014 10-10-2014 2014
58 Dalit Literature: From the Margins to the Mainstream Seminar Sri Sevugan Annamalai College, Devakottai National 11-10-2014 11-10-2014 2014
59 Historicizing Literature Seminar Government Brennen College, Thalassery. National 25-11-2014 26-11-2014 2014
60 Comparative Study of West African Literature and Dalit Literature Seminar Loyola College, Chennai International 17-12-2014 18-12-2014 2014
61 Dalit Literature Seminar Government College for Women, Trivandrum National 25-10-2013 25-10-2013 2013

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Towards the Subaltern in Knowledge: Literature, Nature, Culture, Society, & Media University Pondicherry University Two Days National 04-10-2018 05-10-2018 2018
2 New Feminist Writings: Emancipation to Representation University Department of English, Pondicherry University, International 16-03-2017 17-03-2017 2017
3 Multicultural India: Inclusiveness & New Humanities University Department of English, Pondicherry University, International 22-02-2016 23-02-2016 2016
4 Literature and Human Rights University Department of English, Pondicherry University, National 07-08-2013 08-08-2013 2013

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Contemporary Critical Trends in Literature Pondicherry University Virtual Space Seven days International 22-06-2020 28-06-2020 2020

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 DDE Examination Chief Examinar of the Board of Examiners of M.A English 2017
2 DDE Examination Chief Examinar of the Board of Examiners of M.A English 2016
3 DDE Examination Chief Examinar of the Board of Examiners of M.A English 2015
4 DDE Examination Member of Flying Squad 2015
5 DDE Examination Chief Examinar of the Board of Examiners of M.A English 2014
6 Observer for University Entrance Observer 2014
7 DDE Examination Member of Flying Squad 2014
8 DDE Examination Chief Examinar of the Board of Examiners of M.A English 2013
9 Observer for University Entrance Observer 2013

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Study India Programme 1 year Academic
2 Coordinator Research and Journal Alert Forum Four years 2008-2012 Organizing weekly seminars and invited lectures

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1  Member of the Preliminary Panel for the Award of Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2012 -
2  Member of the Preliminary Panel for the Award of Yuva Puraskar 2011 -
3  Member of the Board of Studies 2017 -
4 Member of the Stock Verification Committee 2013- 2016 -
5 Member of the Post Matric Scholarship Committee 2013- 2016 -
6 member of the Doctoral Committee 2013- -
7 Exam Co-Ordinator 2013- -
8 Chief Examiner of the Board of Examiners of M.A(English), DDE Examinations Six years (2012-2018) Evaluation and assessment of results

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Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

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Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

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