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Dr. Liju Jacob Kuriakose

Assistant Professor

Department of Language & Literature

Dr. Liju Jacob Kuriakose holds a Ph.D. in English from the National Institute of Technology, Puducherry and a Master’s degree in English literature from the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad. Dr. Kuriakose teaches English language and literature with a special focus on cultural studies and translation.

Dr. Liju’s English translations of colonial Malayalam texts have been selected for publication by various publishers including Routledge and Kafila. In 2019, he was a contributor to the Gundert Legacy Project of the University of Tubingen, Germany. His extra-curricular interests include theatre, translation, quizzing, and creative writing. Academically, his interests lie with cultural studies and postcolonial translations. At present, his research centers around the politics of representation in collaborative ethnic life-narratives from Kerala. His critical writings have been published by magazines and newspapers. In 2016, he was one among the 30 youth leaders chosen to participate in a training programme on inter-religious amity called YATRA at Jakarta, Indonesia.

  • Kuriakose, Liju Jacob and Smrutisikta Mishra. “Framing the Marginal Exotic: Politics of the Market and Authenticity of the Translated Subject in Mayilamma’s Collaborative Autobiographies.” IUP Journal of English, XVI, no.I, 2021. pp. 1 – 11 (SCOPUS-indexed).
  • Kuriakose, Liju Jacob, and Smrutisikta Mishra. “‘Can a Pulaya Speak of His Life?’: Autobiography as Ethnography in Kallen Pokkudan’s Kandalkkadukalk Kidayile Ente Jeevitham.” Drishti: The Sight, IX, no. II, Nov. 2020, pp. 226–230. (UGC-CARE Indexed). 

Papers

  • A paper titled ‘Not a Single Letter is Seen on my Race’: Life, Trauma, and Resistance of the Twentieth Century Dalits in the Songs of Poykayil Sreekumara Guru in an anthology published by the Department of English, St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry.
  • A paper titled ‘The ‘Droid English’: A Study of the Development of English via Computer-Mediated Communications’ in an anthology published by the Department of English, Bishop Moore College, Mavelikkara (Co-authored).