NALINI J.THAMPI Professor

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  • Department of French
  • School of Humanities
  • nalini.fre@pondiuni.edu.in

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. (French) Leconte de Lisle et L'imaginaire Indien English & Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad 1991
2 M.Litt. (French) Les Mythes Indiens chez Leconte de Lisle English & Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad 1983
3 M.A. French University of Madras 1980
4 B.A. French University of Madras 1978
5 B.E.P.C. French Académie de Rennes (France) 1974

Area of Specializaion

French & Francophone Literatures, Comparative Literature, and Women Writing

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
1 Chevalier dans L'Ordre des Palmes Académiques INTERNATIONAL French Government 2022 N.A.
2 Jury Member for the prestigious Romain Rolland Prize in Translation NATIONAL The French Institute in India 2019 -
3 Jury Member for the Franco-Indian Literary Prize, Gitanjali INTERNATIONAL The Fariba Hachtroudi Trust 2012 -
4 First Rank Winner of the International French Dictation, Dictée Bernard Pivot INTERNATIONAL World Congress of the Fédération Internationale des Professeurs de Français 2000 -
5 Prize at the international competition, Le français du IIIe Millénaire INTERNATIONAL Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Paris 2000 -
6 Laureate of the International Quiz between 10 Francophone Countries, Questions pour Un Champion INTERNATIONAL TV5 1995 -
7 French Govt Fellowship INTERNATIONAL French Govt 1983 2 months Fellowship

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Professor Dept of French Pondicherry University
2 Reader, then, Associate Professor Dept of French Pondicherry University
3 Lecturer Dept of French English & Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad
4 Lecturer Dept of French Arts & Science College for Women, Osmania University, Hyderabad
5 Research Scholar Dept of French English & Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 As Research Scholar, then, Lecturer, & Supervisor Dept of French English & Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad French & Francophone Literatures, Comparative Literature, Women Writing
2 As Reader, & then, as Professor, & Supervisor Dept of French Pondicherry University French & Francophone Literatures, Comparative Literature, Women Writing

Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work

Contribution towards Innovation

S.No Name of the Work/Contribution Specialization Remarks
1 Initiated new courses In Francophone Studies & Women's Writing 1992 onwards
2 Launched & Headed the Centre for Women's Studies 1999-2002
3 Launched & Headed the Centre for Foreign Languages 2009-2013
4 Initiated & Launched the Dual Degree Programme with the University of Paris 1. M.A. Intg. (SEAL) -- Social & Economic Administration & Law From August 2019. Got 10 Sponsorships organised from Paris 1 for 10 PU M.A. Intg. (SEAL) Students.
5 Sent PU Students to foreign universities for academic pursuit, & monitored their studies Under the M.O.U. Exchange Programme 2013 onwards
6 Coordinator, National Resource Centre for SWAYAM-ARPIT MOOC on French Studies First SWAYAM-ARPIT MOOC Programme on French Studies in India 1/5/2018 to 31/3/2019

Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status

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 Pondichéry : Identité, Altérité, Réalité Nalini J. Thampi International Journal of European Languages, An Online Publication of the School of European Languages, English & Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad Issue No.1. Pg. Nos.7-16 2019 15
2 À La Confluence de Deux Cultures : God's Mischief de Maniyambath Mukundan Nalini J. Thampi Synergies Inde, Coordonné par Vidya Venkatesan et Claude Arpi, Édité par Gerflint, France No.7 / 2016. ISSN 1951-6436. Pg. Nos.45-55 2016 15

Papers Published in Non UGC Approved 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 Le Sacré et Le Profane dans Le Drame Divin du Theyyam Nalini J. Thampi "Rencontre Avec L’Inde”, ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations, GOI) Journal Tome 37, Numéro 2 2008 15
2 The Relationship of Man and Woman in Marie-Thérèse Humbert’s “Parole de Femme” Nalini J. Thampi Perspectives on Comparative Literature and Culture Published by Directorate of Public Relations and Publications for Centre for Comparative Literature, 2008 15
3 The Geminian Relationship in Marie-Thérèse Humbert and Arundhati Roy Nalini J. Thampi Indian Response to French, German and Russian Literatures Published by Centre for Comparative Literature, Dept. of Culture and Heritage, CUSAT 2006 15
4 Leconte de Lisle et Son “Suryâ” Nalini J. Thampi "Rencontre Avec L’Inde”, ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations, GOI) Journal Tome 29, Numéro 4 2000 15
5 La Médecine Jadis et Naguère... Nalini J. Thampi "Rencontre Avec L’Inde”, ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations, GOI) Journal Tome 27, Numéro 4 1998 15
6 An Insight into Franco-Canadian Women Writing with Gabrielle Roy Nalini J. Thampi Journal of New Literatures Vol. I, No. 1, Edited by D.K. Ramphal, Rita Saldanha, Posh Charak Chauhan, University of Jammu 1998 15
7 Gaston Miron and Michèle Lalonde : The Linguistic Struggle Towards Francophony Nalini J. Thampi Indian Journal of Canadian Studies Volume VII 1998 15
8 Artaud et Le “Théâtre Physique” de L’Orient -- Langage Contre Non-Langage Nalini J. Thampi "Rencontre Avec L’Inde”, ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations, GOI) Journal Tome 26, Numéro 1 1997 15
9 La Revanche Féministe au Kerala : Lalithambika Antherjanam et Praticârâdevathâ Nalini J. Thampi "Rencontre Avec L’Inde”, ICCR (Indian Council for Cultural Relations, GOI) Journal Tome 26, Numéro 3 1997 15
10 La Joie de Siva Nalini J. Thampi Bulletin d’Études Parnassiennes et Symbolistes No. 19 1997 15

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
1 Au Nom de L'Honneur : Le Défi de Mukhtar Mai Nalini J. Thampi Marginalisation et Résistance : Repenser La Femme, Langers International Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, ISBN 978-93-85478-43-7. 22-27 2016
2 Une Aventure Démystifiante à travers Les Contes Nalini J. Thampi Littérature de Jeunesse : Réel et Imaginaire, Jayam Printers, Puducherry. 80-84 2013
3 La Québécoite en Mal d’Identité Nalini J. Thampi Proceedings of the UGC National Seminar on Quebec Studies, Samhita Publications, Chennai 7 2009
4 How French Are The Franco-Pondicherrians ? Nalini J. Thampi Pondicherry Through The Ages, Pondicherry History Congress 7 1997
5 Quête d’Identité et Problématique Linguistique chez Antonine Maillet : Français “Acadien” / Français “Universel” Nalini J. Thampi Souvenir of Canadian Studies Seminar 4 1993

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1  "Petit Pays, Je Saigne de Tes Blessures” – Le Témoignage Déchirant de Gaël Faye Nalini J. Thampi Études Françaises et Francophones – Passion et Connaissance dans L’Espace Numérique -- Vol. 2. Issue 1, 2022 REST Publisher -- Ramachandra Educational and Sports Trust 2022 97881 94845 966
2 Piégée entre des normes contraignantes et une vie sans frontières : le choix ultime de Kenza Nalini J. Thampi Études Françaises et Francophones – Passion et Connaissance dans L’Espace Numérique -- Vol : 1 (1), 2020 REST -- Ramachandra Educational and Sports Trust 2020 97881 94845 966
3 Panicker la brute Nalini J. Thampi Rangoli, Anthologie de Nouvelles Indiennes Contemporaines, Collection dirigée par Kiran Chaudhry & N. Kamala. Goyal Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd, Delhi. 2018 ISBN 978-93-8814-145-1
4 The Self and The Other in Francophone Literatures Nalini J. Thampi Language, Literature : Newer Perspectives, Edited by Rahul D.R. and S. Sam Surya. Bodhivanam, Chennai. 2016 ISBN 978-93-80690-35-5-3
5 Au Clair de La Lune Nalini J. Thampi SHAKTI -- Quand les Indiennes ont leur mot à écrire, Collection dirigée par N. Kamala & Claire Barthez. Goyal Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd, Delhi. 2013 ISBN 81-8307-531-29 78
6 Developing Strategies Towards A Francophone Identity Nalini J. Thampi Discovering French Canada, Edited by K.R.G. Nair & Romey Borges Allied Publishers, New Delhi 2002 N.A.
7 Marie-Thérèse Humbert et “À L’Autre Bout de Moi” -- De L’Altérité Vers L’Identité Nalini J. Thampi L’Océan Indien dans Les Littératures Francophones, Edited by Kumari R. Issur and Vinesh Y. Hookoomsing Éditions Karthala & Presses de L’Université de Maurice, France 2002 N.A.
8 The French Language in Pondicherry : A Vestige of The Past or A Link-Language of The Future ? Nalini J. Thampi Indo-French Relations, Edited by Prof. K. S. Mathew and S. Jayaseela Stephen, Indian Council of Historical Research Pragati Publications, New Delhi 1999 N.A.
9 The Geminian Relationship -- A Comparative Perspective of Marie-Thérèse Humbert and Arundhati Roy Nalini J. Thampi Indian Women Writers, Edited by Dr. K.V. Surendran and Dr. J. Dodhiya Sarup & Sons Publishers, New Delhi 1999 N.A.

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Marginalisation et Résistance : Repenser La Femme Nalini J. Thampi Langers International Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. 2016 ISBN 978-93-85478-43-7
2 Littérature de Jeunesse : Réel et Imaginaire Nalini J. Thampi Jayam Printers, Puducherry. 2013 --

Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Cultural and Diasporic Studies UGC SAP DRS-II 2015-2020 1 Crore 2015
2 Annotated Translation of Historical French Documents UGC SAP DRS-I 2009-2014 44 Lakhs 2014
3 Monique Wittig and Lalithambika Antherjanam - A Cross-Cultural Perspective of Feminism Minor Research Project (Pondicherry University) 1998-2003 Rs.10500/- 2003

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

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
1 PG / Ph.D. Programme in French As per year of admission Career Counselling 100% 100%

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

S.No Name of the Programme/Scheme Date of Implementation No. of Students Enrolled Agencies Involved
1 Personal Counselling & Mentoring. Monitoring Students exchange with foreign universities. From 1992 onwards As per year of admission PG Students & Ph.D. Scholars
2 As per UGC, Student Induction Programme. 30-07-2019 All freshly admitted Integrated Students As Chairperson, Anti-Ragging Committee

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2020 M.A. 200 Dept. of French, Pondicherry University
2 2012 M.PHIL 50 Dept of French, Pondicherry University

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 LINDA BARBARA FOOTE 26-07-2018 1800113002 Étude Analytique de l’Altérité et du Multiculturalisme dans une Sélection d’Œuvres de la Littérature Maghrébine Francophone Féminine YES 23-03-2022 YES 04-11-2022
2 CHINMOYPRITAM MUDULI 28-08-2013 1300113001 Mythe et Fabulation dans Une Sélection de Romans de L'Afrique Francophone YES 28-02-2019 YES 27-08-2019
3 PRIYOBROTO SHOO 07-08-2012 R29243 FLE dans Le Cadre de L'enseignement Supérieur à Chandernagore et Pondichéry : Une Étude Empirique, suivie dune Création Méliorative à Base d'Applis YES 31-01-2018 YES 07-09-2018
4 SANTO MICHELINE SANGEETHA (UGC JRF) 19-08-2011 R28265 Une Étude Musicologique et Polyphonique des Romans de Nancy Huston YES 28-07-2016 YES 30-04-2018
5 CALAIVANANE R. 12-08-2010 R24155 La Crise de L'Identité dans Les Romans de Tahar Ben Jelloun -- Une Étude Analytique YES 25-04-2017 YES 05-04-2018
6 RAJAN GEORGE 11-08-2010 R24250 Samudaripen -- Le Génocide Oublié et La Vie des Tsiganes dans Les OEuvres de Matéo Maximoff YES 25-04-2017 YES 02-04-2018
7 BENJAMIN NGANTCHOU YONGSI (Foreigner from Cameroon, Africa) 05-12-2012 R29376 Le Multiculturalisme au Canada : Manifestations Publiques de L'Identité Culturelle chez Les Minorités Visibles et Religieuses à Montréal YES 16-10-2015 YES 09-12-2016
8 SARMILA ACHARIF 23-09-2009 F17208 L'Identité de La Femme Musulmane : De La Tradition à La Modernité -- des Expériences Dévoilées à travers Une Sélection dOeuvres Francophones YES 20-04-2016 YES 11-11-2016
9 JAYAMARIE SUJATHA TAMBY 23-09-2009 R24230 Étude de La Dislocation Diasporique dans L'OEuvre de Laure Moutoussamy YES 08-10-2015 YES 14-09-2016
10 WALTER HUGH PARKER 12-08-2010 R24251 La Crise de L'Identité et L'Exclusion Sociale chez Les Beurs -- Analyse Thématique à travers Une Sélection de Romans Beur YES 18-08-2014 YES 10-07-2015
11 JAYAPAL SHARMILI 09-05-2007 F24098 Le Concept de La Quête dans Les Oeuvres de Natacha Appanah YES 27-06-2012 YES 31-07-2013
12 ANITA RHEEMAN 07-09-2007 R21321 L'apport de La Musique Folklorique du Tamil Nadu à la Musique de L'Île de La Réunion -- Zone Francophone YES 27-06-2012 YES 30-07-2013
13 AMRITHA PREMRAJ 31-10-2005 R14492 Les Témoignages Féminins dans La Littérature de L'Holocauste -- Une Étude Analytique YES 08-04-2011 YES 12-11-2012
14 DIAGOU SAMUEL AROKIASSAMY (UGC JRF) 31-10-2005 R14493 La Relation Socioculturelle entre Les Colons et Les Indigènes : Histoire et Imaginaire YES 01-07-2010 YES 07-03-2011
15 SAROJ RAMESH 21-11-2001 R13423 L'image de La Femme dans Les Romans de Marie-Thérèse Humbert et d'Anita Desai YES 23-07-2008 YES 15-09-2009
16 REBECCA GEORGE 31-07-2000 R12015 L'impact du Colonialisme sur Les Oeuvres de M.Mukundan YES 03-05-2007 YES 20-02-2009
17 SHREYA DUTTA 19-08-2016 1600113004 Une Perspective Ethnomusicologique des Griots et des Bauls dans Une Sélection d'OEuvres YES 08-07-2022 NO
18 REVAR SUKETU JERAMBHAI 12-10-2015 1500113003 Investigation sémiotique de la traduction en hindi de la série de bande dessinée belge, « Les Aventures deTintin » YES 09-01-2023 NO
19 VELARASAN K. 12-10-2015 1500113004 La Représentation des Jeunes dans La Littérature Océanienne Francophone – Étude Analytique d’après une Sélection de Romans YES 09-01-2023 NO

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion

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

S.No Conference/ workshop attended for which financial support provided Professional body for which membership fee is provided Amount of Support Place From Date To Date Year

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

Details of Online Education Conducted

S.No Nature of Online Course No. of Sessions Target Group Date
1 SWAYAM-ARPIT MOOC on French Studies 13 French Teachers 2018 to 2019

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 Unity in Diversity :The Linguistic and Cultural Mosaic in Europe International European Languages Day Webinar Global Languages Centre, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana International 27-09-2022 27-09-2022 2022
2 French as a Foreign Language : Scope in NEP Faculty Development Programme on New Education Policy NEP 2020 : Regulations for Excellence in Higher Education Amity School of Languages, Amity University, Jaipur, Rajasthan National 13-03-2022 13-03-2022 2022
3 Panelist of the Round Table on “World Francophony Day – 2022” “World Francophony Day – 2022” Amity School of Languages, Amity University, Jaipur, Rajasthan National 23-03-2022 24-03-2022 2022
4 Panelist of the Round Table, Rendez-vous de l'IFI -- Spécial Francophonie Rendez-vous de l'IFI -- Spécial Francophonie the French Institute in India, New Delhi International 25-03-2022 25-03-2022 2022
5 Career Scopes in Learning French Webinar JSSPS Career Cell, JSS International School, Dubai International 28-06-2022 28-06-2022 2022
6 Advantages of Learning French & The Cultural Implications Chief Guest Address at the Cultural Team Investiture Ceremony 2021-2022 Billabong High International School, Chennai Regional 17-07-2021 17-07-2021 2021
7 "Petit Pays, Je Saigne de Tes Blessures" -- Les Affres du Génocide et de L'Exil chez Gael Faye RSRI and SRMIST Conference on Contemporaneity of Language and Literature in the Robotized Millenium REST Society for Research International & SRM Iinstitute of Science and Technology, Chennai National 06-12-2021 07-12-2021 2021
8 Bane ? Nay, Boon ! The Inter Se Dynamics Between French and English Webinar & Development Programme for the French Students of 1st & 2nd Year B.Tech. SRM Institute of Science and Techonology, Chennai Institute 27-11-2021 27-11-2021 2021
9 Panelist in Discussion about World Francophonie -- A Strength or Mere Convention Webinar Amity University, Jaipur National 19-03-2021 19-03-2021 2021
10 The Beneficial Implications of Learning French and Other Foreign Languages World Francophony Day Webinar School of Languages, Amity University, Jaipur National 19-03-2021 19-03-2021 2021
11 The Linguistic Contribution of French to The English Language – and The Reverse ? Refresher Course on Culture, Language and Identity in Literary Studies Bangalore University National 13-03-2021 13-03-2021 2021
12 Gender Dynamics Through The Lens of A Select Francophone Text Refresher Course on Culture, Language and Identity in Literary Studies Bangalore University National 13-03-2021 13-03-2021 2021
13 Challenges To Be Conquered ! Toutes Cheffes -- She Leads The Lycée Français, Pondicherry Regional 20-02-2021 20-02-2021 2021
14 "Petit Pays, je saigne de tes blessures" -- Témoignage déchirant de Gaël Faye The 37th IATF Congrès & 1st Online International Conference the Indian Association of Teachers of French International 26-11-2020 28-11-2020 2020
15 Trapped Between Shackling Norms and A Life Without Borders : The Ultimate Choice of Kenza RSRI and SRMIST Conference on Contemporaneity of Language and Literature in the Robotized Millenium RSRI & SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Ramapuram, Chennai National 23-09-2020 24-09-2020 2020
16 Résonances Littéraires et Linguistiques dans L'espace Francophone, & Néologismes Créatifs Seminar Dept of French, Visva-Bharathi University, Santiniketan University Level 15-09-2019 16-09-2019 2019
17 Latest Trends in Foreign Language Teaching-Learning & Curriculum Designing Keynote Address at the 1st International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching at VIT Dept of Foreign Languages, VIT University, Vellore University Level 01-03-2019 01-03-2019 2019
18 The Cultural Specificity of Pondicherry Seminar Institute of Translation & Interpreting, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland International 02-10-2018 02-10-2018 2018
19 Travel Writings in French and Francophone Literatures Keynote Address at the International Conference on Travel Writings Dept of French, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi International 23-02-2017 25-02-2017 2017
20 The Relationship of Man and Woman -- Feminism / Humanism Legal Awareness Programme and Seminar The Union Territory of Puducherry Legal Services Authority Regional 08-03-2017 08-03-2017 2017
21 Cultural Issues in Translation Manipal International Conference on Literature and Arts Manipal University International 15-09-2017 17-09-2017 2017
22 Les Franco-Pondichériens et Le Malaise de l'Entre-Deux XXXe Conférence Internationale du Conseil International dÉtudes Francophones, at Saly-Portudal, Senegal CIÉF (Conseil International dÉtudes Francophones) International 23-05-2015 29-05-2015 2015
23 Perspective Transculturelle du Féminisme: Parole de Femme d'Humbert et d'Antherjanam XXVIIe International Conference by the Conseil International dÉtudes Francophones, at Mauritius CIÉF (Conseil International dÉtudes Francophones) International 09-06-2013 16-06-2013 2013
24 Le français à Pondichéry 3rd International Conference of FIPF (Fédération Internationale des Professeurs de français), at Chennai FIPF International 14-02-2013 16-02-2013 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 National Seminar on Marginalisation et Résistance : Repenser La Femme Pondicherry University Pondicherry University. 3 Days. National 08-03-2016 10-03-2016 2016
2 National Seminar on The Use of Multimedia in The Teaching of French Pondicherry University Pondicherry University. 2 Days. National 27-01-2012 28-01-2012 2012
3 International Conference on Littérature de Jeunesse : Réel et Imaginaire Pondicherry University Pondicherry University. 3 Days. International 21-03-2012 23-03-2012 2012

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Workshop on Interpreting by Prof.Michaela Albl-Mikasa, & 2 other Experts from Zurich University. Pondicherry University. School of Humanities, Pondicherry University. 5 Days. University Level 28-01-2019 01-02-2019 2019
2 UGC SAP-DRS II Workshop and Competitions on Francophonie and The Indian Diaspora. UGC SAP-DRS II Dept of French, Pondicherry University. 5 Days. University Level 26-03-2018 30-03-2018 2018
3 Francophony Week on the Francophone cultural, literary, linguistic & cinematic specificity. Pondicherry University. Dept of French, Pondicherry University. 1 week. University Level 20-03-2017 27-03-2017 2017

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties
1 Member of the Advisory Committee Govt of Pondicherry 2006-2007 For deliberating and advising an effective development of education and the improvements of its standards at the School & College levels.

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Kendriya Vidyalaya 2, Puducherry Nominee Chairperson from 2018. 2018.
2 Conseil International dÉtudes Francophones Member from 2013. 2013.
3 Fédération Internationale des Professeurs de Français Member from 2000. 2000.
4 Indian Association of Teachers of French Secretary, National Managing Committee (1998-2000), & Life Member from 1998. 1998.

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 1st Woman Dean, School of Humanities 1/3/2016 to 3/3/2019 Fulfilled the Academic & Administrative Responsibilities towards 6 Depts (English, French, Hindi, Sanskrit, Philosophy, Physical Education & Sports), 1 Centre (Foreign Languages), & 1 Chair (Escande Chair, Asian Christian Studies). Conducted yearly the Student Council Elections.
2 Chairperson, Anti-Ragging Committee 29/5/2018-31/7/2019 Ensured no incidence of ragging by maintaining an alert vigil.
3 Dean, Students Welfare 1/12/2011 to 30/9/2012 Monitored the welfare activities for students, rectified any issues, conducted cultural & academic events.
4 Chief Warden, Women's Hostels 15/5/2002 to 30/9/2009 Supervised the welfare of hostellites & the maintenance of the Womens Hostels & Mess. Conducted cultural events & the Hostel Day.
5 Head, Dept of French 21/8/2009 to 21/8/2012, & 22/9/2015 to 22/9/2018 Fulfilled the Academic & Administrative Responsibilities pertaining to the French Dept.
6 Coordinator & Head, Centre for Womens Studies 1/7/1999 to 6/10/2002 Fulfilled the Academic & Administrative Responsibilities pertaining to the Centre for Womens Studies, & designed the curriculum of its M.Phil. & P.G. Diploma Courses. Organised yearly Competitions for Women Faculty & Staff, Talks & Celebration Progs for Womens Day & Womens Empowerment Year (2001).
7 Coordinator & Head, Centre for Foreign Languages 1/6/2009 to 4/9/2013 Fulfilled the Academic & Administrative Responsibilities pertaining to the Centre for Foreign Languages, and the organisation of its Add-On Courses in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, & Arabic.
8 Coordinator, National Resource Centre for SWAYAM-ARPIT MOOC on French Studies 1/5/2018 to 31/3/2019 Effected the first MOOC modules on French Studies by French Professors in India.
9 Deputy Coordinator, UGC SAP-DRS I & II 2009 to 2020 Organised Seminar on Thrust Area, & effected Publication, Francophonie Events, Purchase of Books.
10 Coordinator, Study India Programme 22/3/2016 to 22/1/2020 Monitored the admission of foreign students and their academic pursuit at Pondicherry University.
11 Nodal Officer From 2013 - April 2021 To generate online the Form S of Immigration to all the foreign students / Faculty at Pondicherry University for an academic pursuit above 180 days.
12 Coordinator, M.A. Intg. (SEAL) Dual Degree Programme with Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne From July 2019 - Continuing Monitoring admissions & all aspects of this unique academic programme. As BOS Chairperson, designed & prepared its curriculum in tandem with that of the University of Paris 1.
13 BOS Chairperson, UG / PG French Studies 22/9/2015 to 21/9/2018 Prepared new Syllabi for UG / PG French Studies & updated them with the respective BOS.
14 BOS Member for French at PU,& Foreign Languages at EFLU,HCU,CUSAT,Manipal,M.S.Baroda,Bharathidasan U From 2018 - Continuing To extend subject expertise.
15 Member of the Academic & Executive Councils, Court, TOLIC 1/3/2016 to 3/3/2019 Fulfilled the academic incumbent responsibilities pertaining to these Academic Bodies.
16 Subject Expert at Selection Committees & CAS From 2012 - As & when invited To interview & select the eligible & competent candidates in French at PU, DU, JNU, EFLU, Goa University, Doon University, University of Kolkata, Visva-Bharathi University, University of Lucknow, IIT Indore, University of Madras, the Tamil Nadu Open University, VIT, Madurai Kamaraj University, Unive
17 M.Phil. & Ph.D. Examiner From 2012 - Continuing To examine & evaluate the M.Phil. Dissertations & Ph.D. Theses pertaining to JNU, EFLU, DU, Punjab University, Goa University, Bangalore University, CUSAT, Visva-Bharati University, University of Grenoble 3 & University of Paris-13 (Sorbonne Paris Nord) in France.
18 Exam Paper Setter 2012-2018 Set PG / Ph.D. Exam Question Papers for PU, the University of Madras, the Kanchi Mamunivar Centre for Postgraduate Studies (Pondicherry), as per the required courses.
19 Expert for the revision of the French syllabus pertaining to the UPSC Civil Services Examinations 16 & 17/ 8/1999 Revamped the relevant syllabus.
20 Member of the Experts Panel for the UGC NET / JRF Paper Setting During 2002-2007 Prepared the pertinent Question Papers for the UGC NET / JRF, & also evaluated its answer scripts.
21 Member, Editorial Board, of the Journals, Synergies, Caraivéti, Études Françaises et Francophones From 2018 - Continuing To evaluate the articles in French.
22 Member, Governing Board of École Française dExtrême-Orient & MIT (Pondicherry) From 2019 - Continuing To monitor & counsel their academic & research activities.
23 BOS Member for Centre for European Studies & Dept of International Business In 2014 & 2018 To ensure a pertinent syllabus for French.
24 Coordinator, M.O.U. From 2011 - Continuing Concretised these 7 M.O.U.s. Monitoring the academic & research collaboration with the foreign Universities of Lyon 2, Bordeaux 3, Paris 1 in France, Liège in Belgium, Zurich in Switzerland, Ontario in Canada, & the French Institute of Pondicherry, & the yearly to-&-fro students exchange.
25 Also forwarded M.O.U.s 2018-2019 Initiated the process of the M.O.U.s pertaining to the University of Debrecen (Hungary), the VNU University of Social Sciences and Humanities (Vietnam), the University of Tours (France), and the University of Jaén (Spain).
26 Member, Faculty Grievances Redressal Committee 2013-2014 To rectify grievances.
27 Collaborated in the Dictionnaire Français-Hindi of S. Sadasivan 2000 to 2009 Monitored the publication of this first extensive French-Hindi Dictionary released by Orient Blackswan in 2009.
28 Guide for 8 Ph.D. Scholars in the French Dept, School of Humanities From 2015 - Continuing Guiding & supervising the research progress of these 8 Scholars.
29 DC Member for 7 Ph.D. Scholars in the School of Humanities From 2015 -- Continuing Monitoring the research progress of these 7 Scholars.

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 NCC Caretaker 1/12/2011 to 30/9/2012 Monitored NCC & organised related activities & recruitment for the Indian Air Force.
2 University Cultural Coordinator 2009-2019 Organising the Pondicherry University Cultural Programmes during Conferences & Convocations, & coordinating Students participation in cultural events & inter-institutional cultural competitions such as Jipmer Spandan, Pims Aura, Pecofes, VIT Riviera, IIT Saarang.
3 President, Pondicherry University Film Club From 2006 & Continuing Organising shows of meaningful films for PU Staff & Students.
4 Member, Organising Committee, CEC Prakriti Documentary Film Festival 15 to 17 October 2008 Compered & organised the Cultural Programmes.
5 Compering for Pondicherry University events 2006-2018 Anchored the full programmes (as also during the visits at PU of the PM, LG, French Embassy Cultural Counselor & French Consul, & other important Indian & foreign VIPs & dignitaries).
6 Coordinator for ATTAM Inter-School Dance Competitions at Pondicherry University 15 to 16 March 2018 Organised with team the different Dance Competitions of Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat.
7 Compere for University events 2009-2019 To present University major events and Cultural Programmes.

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

S.No Collaborator Name Designation Institution/Industry Type Nature of Collaboration Period of Collaboration Visits to Collaborating
Institution / Industry
Details of Collaborative Research/Teaching
From Date To Date From Date To Date
1 Dr. Michaela Albl-Mikasa Professor Institute of Translation & Interpreting, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland INTERNATIONAL General M.O.U. for academic & research collaboration 12-11-2018 12-11-2022 30-09-2018 07-10-2018 Invited Talk by Prof. Nalini J. Thampi on "The Cultural Specificity of Pondicherry"
2 Dr. Mathieu Flonneau Professor & Director School of Law, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne INTERNATIONAL Dual Degree Programme of M.A. Intg. (SEAL) / AES, & General Academic Exchange Programme, & M.O.U. related activities 01-04-2019 01-04-2023 28-02-2020 04-03-2020 Prof. Nalini J. Thampi was the President of the Selection Jury for choosing at the Paris interviews in French the Panthéon-Sorbonne Exchange Students who are to pursue their 3rd year at Pondicherry University in 2021 & 2022.

Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

S.No Title of the FDP Organiser Venue Duration From Date To Date Year
1 Language Learning – A Gateway to The Future IQAC & The Dept of French,Shri Shankarlal Sundarbai SHASUN Jain College for Women, Chennai Online A week 02-09-2021 08-09-2021 2021
2 Language Learning – A Gateway to The Future IQAC & The Dept of French, Shri Shankarlal Sundarbai SHASUN Jain College for Women, Chennai Online A week 02-09-2021 08-09-2021 2021
3 Literary Studies in The New Millenium Dept of English, Pondicherry University Online A week 18-10-2021 24-10-2021 2021
4 Workshop on Effective Remote Teaching & Learning : Tools and Techniques Computer Science Dept, Pondicherry University Online 6 days 27-07-2020 01-08-2020 2020

Details of Executive Development Prog/Management Development Prog. conducted

S.No Name of the Programme No. of Participants Venue Duration From Date To Date Year Revenue Generated

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

S.No IMPRESS/IMPRINT/SPARC/STARS/LEAP/Others Place From Date To Date Year

Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

S.No Name of the Programme Period of the Programme
From Date To Date