Assistant Professor

Dr. Reju George Mathew

Department of English

Interests

  1. Dalit Studies
  2. Postcolonial Studies
  3. English Studies

Education

2006

St. Berchmans College, Changanacherry
Kerala
Bachelors

2008

English and Foreign Languages University
Andhra Pradesh
Masters

2014

English and Foreign Languages University
Andhra Pradesh
Ph.D.

Experience

  • June 2016- March 2018 – Assistant Professor (Humanities and Professional Development) | MIT Academy of Engineering, Pune
  • June 2014-October 2015  – Assistant Professor (English) | Christ University, Bengaluru

Research Interest

  • Dalit Studies, Dalit Literature & Translations- Various aspects involved in the larger framework of Dalit Studies, including Dalit literatures in translation and English
  • Dalit Christianity & Theology- The social, political and theological implications of Dalit Christianity
  • Religious Studies & Missiology- The role of religions and religious identities in India; The impact of European Missionary organisations in India
  • Postcolonial Studies- Various theories and literatures that question the colonial-postcolonial binary; Postcolonial literatures from Asia, Africa and Australia
  • English Studies- English Language Teaching, Cultural Studies

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2011, Exchange Research Scholar in Technische Universitat Dresden (TUD), Germany, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)

Publications

  • Why couldn't Christ be a Dalit? A critique of the European Missionary Discourse- R. G. Mathew- Diotima’s: A Journal of New Readings 6, 48-65 (2015).
  • Dalit Christian Resistance and Theology: Struggles for Religious and Social Justice- R. G. Mathew- Indian Journal of Lifelong learning and Development 3.2, 1-13 (2015).
  • Christianity through Literature: A Study of Select Nineteenth Century Novels from Kerala- R. G. Mathew- The Literary Voyage 2.1, 214-19 (2015).
  • Caste, Conversion and Christianity: Dalit Christians in Malayalam Fiction and Translations- R. G. Mathew- Commonwealth Literature in the 21st Century. Ed. R. K. Dhawan, 150-159 (2014).
  • Dalit Theology: Towards a Contextual Indian Christian Theology- R. G. Mathew- Revisiting Cultural Studies: Towards a New Critical Paradigm. Eds. G. Koshy and Ashley Susan Philip,105-114 (2012).
  • Civilising the Slaves: European Missionaries in Kerala- R. G. Mathew- Revisiting Cultural Studies: Towards a New Critical Paradigm. Eds. G. Koshy and Ashley Susan Philip, 159-171 (2012).
  • Ambedkar and Conversions into Christianity- R. G. Mathew- Barnolipi 2.4, 102-115 (2012).

Contact Details

  • E-mail id: Rejugeorge.m@srmap.edu.in
  • Mobile No.: 8971602643
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