Prasanna Lakshmi  N.
pnarra@gitam.edu

Prasanna Lakshmi N.

Assistant Professor

Education
Ph. D.
Institute
GITAM School of Technology - Visakhapatnam
Department
Biotechnology
Research Areas
  • Stylistics ( Fiction, Poetry)
  • Applied Linguistics to Language and Literature
  • IWE including Commonwealth Literature, Indian Women Writing in English
  • Text Analysis Tools, WEB tools, Language Teaching
pnarra@gitam.edu
About
Dr.N. Prasanna Lakshmi has been working as an Assistant Professor of English, since 2012 in GITAM, Hyderabad. She has an M.A. in English Language and Literature and M.A.in Linguistics. Besides this she has PGCTE and PGDTE from EFL University, M.Phil, M.Sc. Psychology, PG Diploma in Applied Linguistics, and Ph.D from Osmania University. She is found to be inquisitive and presented papers in various National and International Conferences, Seminars and Workshops. Her doctoral thesis was on A Comparative Study of R.K. Narayan and Arundhati Roy: Linguistic and Literary Aspects. She has been associated with several committees and other University related programs. She has contributed to research in the form of publications in both international and national level. Worked in an International Project entitled Indian English Conversations: A Sociolinguistic Study at EFL University. She received the prestigious INDO-US (Education SUMMIT 2016) Education Award for Research Excellence in Hyderabad. Besides, she won Distinguished Faculty Award by VENUS International Awards VIFA-2017 in Chennai, and received the Ideal Teaching Award -ITAP 2019 in Hyderabad.

Application of Linguistics to Language Teaching Using Language Tools IJAEM, Others, -2013, 11, 33-36

Communication Focus through a Stylistic Approach IJAEM, Others, -2013, 11, 54-57

Teaching a Language with (without) Grammar Challenging the MythsIJACL , Others, -2013, 1, 168-182

Language Structuring in the Classroom through Using Literature IJACL , Others, -2013, 1, 122-129

Quality Enhancement in Higher Education ongoing process, achievements, and failures A case Study of Self Financing institutions in Ap stateIJACL, Others, -2013, 1, 183-191

Application of Linguistics to Language Teaching IJACL, Others, -2013, 1, 138-145

Use of Language as Thematic Focus in the Fictions of R.K. Narayan and Arundhati Roy A comparison IJAEM , Others, -2012, 1, 1-6

Marked Stylistic Features in the Texts of R.K. Narayan and Arundhati Roy Forum for Musings The JNTUH Journal of English Studies , Others, -2011, V , 205-212

Title of the book Book / Chapter Name of the publisher Subject area Edition Page numbers ISBN Published year
Recent Trends and Innovative Practices in Teaching English Language and Literature Chapters ELT@I TIRUPATI CHAPTER Language and Literature 1 135-139 9789352915057 2018
The Bhagavad Gita to become the Best Teacher Chapters ELTAI TIRUPATI CHAPTER Language and Literature 1 184-186 9789352681969 2017
Communicative English 11 M.A. English (paper 11) Chapters CDE, ICT Division, Acharya nagarjuna University, Guntur. Language and Literature 2 1-25 12 4 6 2016 17 2016
Teaching English Language and Literature Challenges and Solutions Chapters ELTAI TIRUPATI CHAPTER Language and Literature 1 141-143 9789352124497 2015
Proceedings of 2nd World Conference on Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology Chapters BRCORP Language and Literature 2 88-89 9788192372426 2013
Proceedings of 2nd World Conference on Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology Chapters BRCORP Language and Literature 2 94-95 9788192372426 2013
Board name Journal name
Editorial team VIKAS
VL Media Solutions Journal of Social Science and Linguistics
Editorial member IJAEM
Board name Journal name
Seminar name Organized by Venue Start date End date Title of the paper presented Role Co presenter
National EFLU Dept of Education ELE Hyderabad 04-Apr-2019 09-Apr-2019 Participated
National GSHS GITAM Hyderabad Hyderabad 24-Jan-2019 26-Jan-2019 Role of Media in Higher Education Major Challenges Participated
National OUCIP Hyderabad Hyderabad 06-Oct-2018 06-Oct-2018 Technology Blended English language as means of Communication Participated
National Govt OF Telangana Telugu Academy Hyderabad Hyderabad 15-Dec-2017 19-Dec-2017 Participated
National BVRIT hyderabad Hyderabad 01-Apr-2016 02-Apr-2016 Resource Person
National BVRIT hyderabad BVRIT Hyderabad 01-Apr-2016 02-Apr-2016 Linguistics Use in Elt through ICT Participated
National MG University Nalgonda MG University, Nalgonda 26-Feb-2015 27-Feb-2015 Innovative Teaching Practices in Higher Education in India Participated
National BVRIT hyderabad Hyderabad 31-Oct-2014 01-Nov-2014 Participated
National MGIT Hyderabad Hyderabad 03-Apr-2014 04-Apr-2014 English As Tool of Communication in Technical Courses Participated
National JNTU Dept of English Hyderabad JNTU Hyderabad 13-Dec-2013 14-Dec-2013 national symposium Participated
National ELTIS Pune ELTIS Pune 08-Feb-2013 09-Feb-2013 Application of Linguistics to Language Teaching Using Language Tools Participated
National Vasavi Engg hyderabad Hyderabad 01-Feb-2013 02-Feb-2013 Language Structuring in the English Classroom using Literature Participated
National Anurag Group of Institutions, Hyderabad hyderabad 20-Dec-2012 22-Dec-2012 Technology adapted English communication Teaching at UG Level Participated
National Anurag Group of Institutions, Hyderabad Hyderabad 20-Dec-2012 22-Dec-2012 Participated
National Anurag Group of Institutions, Hyderabad Hyderabad 20-Dec-2012 22-Dec-2012 Quality Enhancement in Higher Education Achievements and Failures Participated
National MGIT Hyderabad Hyderabad 09-Nov-2012 10-Nov-2012 Literary Interpretation through Language and Application of Tools Participated
National English Language Stuides and ELTAI Hyderabad Centre for English Language Studies, HCU, Hyderabad 23-Jan-2012 25-Jan-2012 Code Switching Code Mixing as Communication Devices in the Fictions of R.K. Narayan and Arundhati Roy Participated
National Dept of Humanities, VBIT hyderabad VBIT JNTU hyderabad 09-Sep-2011 09-Sep-2011 Organized
National MANUU Hyderabad Hyderabad 09-Mar-2011 10-Mar-2011 Marked Stylistic features in the Texts of R.K. Narayan and Arundhati Roy Participated
National EFL University Hyderabad EFL University 25-Feb-1997 27-Feb-1997 Participated
National Dept of English, Lucknow university Lucknow University, Lucknow 10-Nov-1994 12-Nov-1994 Certain Recurrent Stylistic Patterns in the Poetry of Dom Moraes Participated
National Dravidian Association Trivandram ISDL Trivandram 23-Jun-1994 25-Jun-1994 Marked Word Order and Functional Prominence Participated
National Osmania University Osmania University, Dept of English, Hyderabad 29-Dec-1993 31-Dec-1993 Marked Word Order and Functional prominence in the Poetry of kamala Das Participated
National Osmania University, CAS Linguistics CAS Linguistics, Osmania university 25-Feb-1993 27-Feb-1993 Marked Word Order and Functional prominence Participated
Seminar name Organized by Venue Start date End date Title of the paper presented Role Co presenter
International OUCIP Hyderabad OUCIP Hyderabad 22-Mar-2019 24-Mar-2019 Participated
International ISCS OUCIP Hyderabad OUCIP Hyderabad 01-Feb-2019 03-Feb-2019 Academic Standards of Quality in Higher Education Challenges Participated
International ELTAI TIRUPATI CHAPTER TIRUPATI 16-Feb-2018 17-Feb-2018 Language Learning and Teaching through Literature Participated
International ELTAI TIRUPATI ENGG. College, TIRUPATI 16-Feb-2018 17-Feb-2018 Language Learning and Teaching through literature integrative Approach Participated
International ISCS New Delhi and OUCIP, Osmania university OUCIP OSmania University 08-Feb-2018 10-Feb-2018 Linguistics in English Language Teaching and literature Participated
International EFLU Hyderabad EFLU Hyderbad 18-Jan-2018 20-Jan-2018 Re Casting Indian English Writing as World Literature Participated
International Dept of English GITAM Hyderabad Dept of English SOT GITAM Hyderabad 11-Aug-2017 12-Aug-2017 Organized
International ELTAI TIRUPATI CHAPTER TIRUPATI 07-Apr-2017 08-Apr-2017 The Bhagavad Gita and Leadership Participated
International Vasavi Engg hyderabad Hyderabad 30-Jun-2016 02-Jul-2016 Language Structuring using Literature Participated
International ISCS New Delhi and OUCIP, Osmania university OUCIP OSmania University 26-Nov-2015 28-Nov-2015 Indian Writing in English an International Acclaim Participated
International KL University & IMRF KL University, Vijayawada 21-Aug-2015 22-Aug-2015 Literature and English Communication for Engineering Students Participated
International Dept of English GITAM Hyderabad Dept of English SOT GITAM Hyderabad 07-Aug-2015 08-Aug-2015 Organized
International ELTAI TIRUPATI CHAPTER TIRUPATI 24-Apr-2015 25-Apr-2015 ELT thorugh Literature and Use of ICT Participated
International AMITY University NOIDA AMITY University NOIDA 18-May-2013 19-May-2013 Technology Adapted English Language Teaching through Literature Participated
International GITAM in association with BRCORP SOT, GITAM University Hyderabad 08-Mar-2013 09-Mar-2013 Indian English is a Global Language of Communication Participated
International GITAM in association with BRCORP SOT, GITAM University Hyderabad 08-Mar-2013 09-Mar-2013 Language Deviance in Arundhti Roys Novel The God of Small Things Participated
International MNIT Jaipur MNIT Jaipur 18-Jan-2013 19-Jan-2013 Communication Focus through a Stylistic Approach Participated
International BRCORP BRCORP Vijayawada 17-Aug-2012 19-Aug-2012 Use of language as Themati Focus in the Fictions of R.K. Narayan and Arundhati Roy A Comparison Participated
International British Council India Hyderabad 03-Mar-2012 05-Mar-2012 Participated
Name of the award Awarded by Awarded year
VIFA 2017 VENUS international Awards 2017
INDUS Educational Awards INDO US Foundation 2016
Title Type Organized by Venue Start date End date Role
Comm.Skills and Personality Development Training Faculty development program Dept of English GITAM Hyderabad SOT, GITAM University Hyderabad 15-Apr-2019 20-Apr-2019 Organized
Smart Problems Teachers perspectives Faculty development program CBIT Hyderabad Hyderabad 15-Dec-2018 15-Dec-2018 Participated
Testing English Language Proficiency Faculty development program Dept of English GITAM Hyderabad GITAM Hyderabad 06-Nov-2017 07-Nov-2017 Participated
Certificate Course in Soft Skills Faculty development program OUCIP, Osmania University OUCIP OSmania University 10-Jun-2013 15-Jun-2013 Participated
Text in Context Contemporary Perspectives in Teaching English Faculty development program Dept of English, GITAM &ELTAI Dept of English, GITAM Hyderabad 04-Jan-2013 05-Jan-2013 Organized
Teaching English Language Skills Faculty development program ELTC, OSmania University Osmania University, ELTC, Dept of English, Hyderabad 14-Aug-2002 14-Aug-2002 Participated
Title Type Organized by Venue Start date End date Role
Cambridge English Teachers Support Workshop Faculty development program Cambridge Personnel South Asia Cambridge Training Hyderabad 22-Aug-2014 23-Aug-2014 Participated
Cambridge English Teachers Support Workshop Faculty development program Cambridge Personnel South Asia Cambridge Training Hyderabad 22-Aug-2014 23-Aug-2014 Participated
Emerging Trends in ELT and Research Faculty development program VBIT Hyderabad Hyderabad 09-Sep-2011 09-Jul-2011 Organized
International Summer Institute in Syntax Training of tutors EFL University Hyderabad EFL University 07-Jul-1994 28-Jul-1994 Participated
International Summer Institute in Phonetics and Phonology Training of tutors EFL University Hyderabad EFL University 06-Jul-1992 24-Jul-1992 Participated
International Summer Institute in Functional Linguistics Training of tutors EFL University Hyderabad EFL University 29-Jul-1991 24-Aug-1991 Participated
Organization name Membership category Membership type
IJAEM Editorial Member Individual Associate member
VLMS Individual Member
ELTAI Individual Member
VLMS Individual Member
VLMS Individual Member
IJDL Life Member
ELTAI Individual Member
Title of the lecture Name of the college / university Place Date
Language Teaching through Literature EFL University Hyderabad 13-Sep-2013
Web tolls for Language Teaching EFL University Hyderabad 06-Sep-2013
Relevance of Linguistics in Language Teaching EFl Unversity Hyderabad Hyderabad 10-Sep-2012
Liguistics and Stylistics EFl Unversity Hyderabad Hyderabad 28-Aug-2015
Discourse Analysis and Pedagogical Practices EFl Unversity Hyderabad Hyderabad 28-Jul-2012
Perspectives on Second Language Learning EFl Unversity Hyderabad Hyderabad 26-Aug-2013
Theories of Language Acquiition EFl Unversity Hyderabad Hyderabad 05-Mar-2012
Stylistics An Introduction EFl Unversity Hyderabad Hyderabad 10-Oct-2012
Language and Thought EFl Unversity Hyderabad Hyderabad 05-Oct-2001
Contemporary Views on Language Acquisition Thought and Language Learning EFL University, Hyderabad Hyderabad 15-Mar-2016
Socio Cultural Variations in Language and its Applications EFL University, Hyderabad Hyderabad 22-Mar-2016
Lang Learning and Acquisition Theories EFL University, Hyderabad Hyderabad 19-Dec-2017
Chomskyan TG application to Language Teaching EFL University, Hyderabad Hyderabad 09-Feb-2018
Bilingualism and Multilingualism EFL University, Hyderabad Hyderabad 06-Oct-2018
Pragmatics and Discourse EFL University, Hyderabad Hyderabad 17-Jan-2019
Semantic Theories EFL University, Hyderabad Hyderabad 01-Feb-2019
Language and Thought Pedagogical Implications EFL University, Hyderabad Hyderabad 18-Jan-2018
Innovative practices Language and Literature ELTAI TIRUPATI Tirupati 17-Feb-2018
Linguistics and Stylistics EFL Central University Hyderabad 28-Sep-2015
Stylistics an Introduction EFL Central University Hyderabad 19-Apr-2016
Chomskyan Transformational Grammar EFL Central University Hyderabad 22-Apr-2015
Language Acquisition theories EFL Central University Hyderabad 24-Mar-2014
Linguistics for Teaching and Learning the English Language EFL University Hyderabad 28/01/2015