Dr. A.R. Bhavana

Designation: Assistant Professor

Dr. A.R. Bhavana, specialized in Stylistics, English Language Teaching, English Literature, Technical English, Communicative English. She has experience in honing the communication skills of Engineering college students using a language laboratory and preparing them to face on and off campus interviews. Published 17 papers in conference / journels, published two handbooks for Technical and business English, and written study materials for M.A. English Literature programme conducted by School of Distance Education, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.

Years of Experience: 6 Years

Research Guidence:
Awarded 2
On Going 5


Papers Presented in Seminars & Conferences:

No Conference/Seminar Title of the Project Place Date/Duration
1 National Seminar on Evaluation and Testing “Dynamics of Reading Skills –Analysis at the Collegiate Level” Cental Institute of Indian Languages,
27th-29th Nov 2002
2 National Seminar on Language and Linguistics Semiotics of Anita Desai’s”Fire on the Mountain” Bharathiar University,
Sponsored by the UGC
20th-22nd March 2001
3 National Seminar on Language and Linguistics “Similies in The God of Small Things-A Stylistic Study” Bharathiar University,
Sponsored by the UGC
20th-22nd March 2001
4 Paper Publication “A Discourse Analysis of Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Interpreter of Maladies” Journal published by
Bharathiar University,
“Working papers on Language and Literature
5 UGC National Seminar Semiotic Analysis of Arundhati Roy’s”The God of Small Things” Kongu College of Arts & Science,Erode 11th-13th August 2004
6 Second
International Congress on English Grammar
The role of stylistics in Teaching of English Language and Literature Bannari Amman Institute of Technology,
27th-31st 0f December 2004
7 Third International Congress on English Grammar A Multimedia Package for slow Learners Sona College of Technology Salem 23rd-27th jan 2006
8 ELTCOG-2006
National Conference on English Language Teaching in the Context of Globalization
Problems and Perspectives in Teaching /Learning of Auxiliary Verbs Velammal Engineering College,Chennai 3rd -4th March 2006
9 UGC National Seminar on Applied Linguistics The Play of Symbols in Chitra Bannerjee’s Twin novels Department of Linguistics
Bharathiar University
22nd-24th 2006
10 National Seminar on Globalization and applied Linguistics Impact of Globalization on Culture as reflected in “The Interpreter of Maladies” Department of Linguistics
Bharathiar University
24th-25th Jan
11 UGC National Seminar on Voices of the Marginalized Arundhati Roy A Champion of the marginalized Nirmala College for Women
Feb 2nd 2007
12 National Seminar on “Enhancing Quality Education in the New Millennium” Multimedia for Motivating Slow Learners Department of Educational Technology Bharathiar University 27th-28th Feb
13 National Seminar on Innovative Practices in Elementary Education Glimpses into the Arena of Second Language teaching at elementary level Directorate of Teacher Education Research and Training 16th-17th December 2008
National Conference
Advanced Concepts in the cognizance of English Language
Net speak to overcome the vernacular divide VELAMMAL ENGINEERING COLLEGE, CHENNAI – 66
March-28, 2008
15 IManager
ISSN -0973-2217
Honing Language Skills Using Blogs IManager’s Journal on School Educational Technology VOL4,No.3
December 2008-February 2009
16 Sixth International Congress on English Grammar Reading Skills-Problems and perspectives at the post graduate level Kongu engineering College,Perundurai,
9th -13th January 2010
17 International Conference on Women Education for Empowerment Impact of education on Women’s attitude towards fertility Immaculate College of Education for Women,
5th-6th February 2010
18 Indian Association for American Studies
40th Annual Conference - IAAS
Nuances of Language use in Toni Morrison’s Son of Solomon Bharathiar University, Coimbatore 11th -13th August 2010
19 ICRAL Crumbling of the Colonial Facade in Kiran Desai’s “The Inheritance of Loss” Department of Linguistics
Bharathiar University
15th -16th December 2010

Books Authored: 4

Awards Received: Best Faculty Award 2010-2011

Contact Address:

Dr. A.R. Bhavana,
Assistant Professor,
Department of Educational Technology,
Bharathiar University,
Coimbatore 641 046

Phone:0422-2428374, 93631-50795 (Mobile)

E-mail: bhavanaar@yahoo.co.in