Name   : Sairam R.

Designation   : Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Qualifications   : MA, NET

Area of specialization   : Film and Philosophy, Logic

Address   : TC 30/1109, ‘CHITHRAVATHY’, Pettah, Trivandrum-24

Date of joining as permanent faculty   :07/08/2009

Experience- Teaching   :9 Years

Research   :Doing PhD on the Topic ‘Philosophy of 24 Frames with reference to Select Films of Ingmar Bergman, Jean Luc Godard and John Abraham’.

Email  :sairam6@rediffmail.com, saimananthavady@gmail.com

Mobile  : 8089277968, 9074108616

Awards/ Additional Qualification

1. First Rank and Gold Medal in M.A. Philosophy (Kerala University)

2. German Certificate Course (Kerala University)

3. Completed M.Sc. Psychology (Bharathiar University)

Memberships in Other Bodies

1. Member Board of Studies, Kannur University (2018- Continuing)

2. Secretary, Kerala Philosophy Association (KPA) (2015- Continuing)

Coordinator/ Resource Person/ Chaired a Session in National Seminars

 1. Chaired a Session in the National Seminar on ‘Recent Trends in Philosophy’ organized by Department of Philosophy, Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam on 27-28 September 2018. 

2. Chaired a Session in the National Seminar on ‘Ethics for Practical Life: Perspective and Problems’ organized by Department of Philosophy, Govenment College Chittur, Palakkad on 29-20 November 2017.  .

3. Chaired a Session in the National Seminar on ‘Approaches to Indian Philosophy’ organized by Department of Philosophy, Government Brennen College, Thalassery on 08-09 November 2017.

4. Chaired a Session in the National Seminar on ‘Aesthetics: Inroads in to Art’ organized by Department of Philosophy, University College, Thiruvananthapuram on 24-25 January 2017.

5. Resource Person in the National Seminar on ‘Multiculturalism: Problems and Perspectives’ organized by Department of Philosophy, Government College Chittur, Palakkad on 16-17 January 2017.

6. Coordinator, National Seminar on Philosophy Goes to the Theatre: Dialectics of Film, Culture and Philosophy’ organized by the Department of Philosophy, Government Brennen College, Thalassery on 05-07 December 2016.

7. Chaired a Session in the National Seminar on ‘Issues in Applied Ethics’ organized by Department of Philosophy, Government Brennen College, Thalassery on 10-12-2015.

8. Chaired a Session in the National Seminar on ‘Perspectives on Post Colonial Literatures’ organized by Department of English, Government College Mananthavady, on 08-09 February 2012.

Presentation of Papers in National Seminars

1. Presented a Paper entitle ‘Multiculturalism in Recent Malayalam Movies’ in the National Seminar on ‘Multiculturalism: Problems and Perspectives’ organized by Department of Philosophy, Government College Chittur, Palakkad on 16-17 January 2017.

2. Presented a Paper entitle ‘Education Through Films’ in the National Seminar on ‘Multiculturalism: Problems and PerspectivesAlternative Interventions in Educational Philosophy’ organized by Department of Philosophy, Government College Chittur, Palakkad on 05-10-2012.

Participation in National Seminars/ Workshops

1. National Workshop on ‘NAAC Revised Accreditation Framework- New Initiatives’ organized by St. Mary’s College, Sulthan Bathery on 03/11/2018.

2. National Seminar on ‘Emerging Kerala: Contours of Past and Future’ organized by Department of Philosophy, University College, Thiruvananthapuram on 07-08 March 2017.

3. National Seminar on ‘Social Consciousness in Visual Culture: Historical Perspectives’ organized by Department of History, Government College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram on 21-22 December 2016.

4. National Seminar on ‘Multidimensional Perspectives in School Psychology (NSMPS)’ organized by Department of Psychology, Government College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram on 22-23 November 2016.

5. National Seminar on ‘The Impact of Service Trade Agreement on Higher Education’ organized by Association of Kerala Government College Teachers, at Kottayam on 12-02- 2016.

6. National Seminar on ‘Philosophy in Art & Philosophy of Art’ organized by Department of Philosophy, Government Brennen College, Thalassery on 14-15 October 2015.

7. National Workshop on ‘Contemporary Continental Philosophy’ organized by Department of Philosophy, Government Brennen College, Thalassery on 04-05 December 2014.

8. National Seminar on ‘Life Skill Development’ organized by Department of Psychology, Prajyoti Niketan College, Thrissur on 29-01- 2014.

9. National Seminar on ‘Structuralistic Trends in Philosophy of Language’ organized by Department of Philosophy, Government College Chittur, Palakkad on 27-11- 2013.

10. National Seminar on ‘Higher Education Policies: Prospects and Challenges’ organized by Association of Kerala Government College Teachers, at Kozhikode on 08-03- 2013.

11. National Seminar on ‘Policies of Union and State Governments on Higher Education: The Challenges Ahead’ organized by Association of Kerala Government College Teachers, at Chalakudy on 24-02- 2012.

12. National Seminar on ‘Agriculture Sector Under Economic Reforms and Management of Agricultural Credit’ organized by the Department of Commerce, Government College Mananthavady on 1-2 February 2012.

13. National Seminar on ‘Choice Based Credit and Semester System’ at Government College Mananthavady on 25-09- 2009.

14. National Seminar on ‘Philosophy- Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow’ organized by Department of Philosophy, University College, Thiruvananthapuram on 13-14 March 2000.

Orientation Course Attended

1. Attended the four week Orientation Course from 14-10-2013 to 08-11-2013 with A grade at UGC Academic Staff College, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi

Extension Work/Community Service/ Additional Assignments

1. Attending duty as Micro Observer /Presiding Officer/ Counting Supervisor during Lok Sabha/ State Assembly and Panchyat Elections.

2. Member, College Council (2009-12 & 2017- Continuing)

3. IQAC Coordinator (2018- Continuing).

4. Returning Officer, College Union Election (2017-19)

5. Coordinator, Walk With a Scholar (2017-18)

6. Secretary, Staff Club (2018- Continuing)

7. Convener, College Calendar Committee (2017-18)

8. Secretary, Student’s Co-operative Store (2017-18)

9. NSS Programme Officer (2009-12).

10. Secretary, Student’s Co-operative Store (2009-12)

11. Coordinator, Distance Education Center, Kannur University (2010-12)

12. Nodal Officer, Scholarships (2010-12)

13. Lead the 10 member NSS team of Kannur University in the 10 Days National Adventure Camp held at the Atal Biyhari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Hatkoti, Himachal Pradesh.

14. Coordinator, Bhoomithrasena (2010-11)

15. Staff Editor, College Magazine (2009-10)

Passion

Travelling and photography, directed two short films and worked as Associate/ Assistant Cameraman in various documentaries/short and feature films.

 

 

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