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DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION

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COURSES OFFERED

PG COURSES

M.A. Journalism & Com

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Programme Offered:
PG:
M.A Journalism and Communication

Sanctioned Strength: 20

FILM FESTIVAL

The Department of Journalism and Communication was a part of the 7th Chennai International Documentary and Short film Festival 2019. This event was conducted on 9th February in the Mini Auditorium. This was a joint venture with R.P.Amudhan’s Maruppakam. Four documentary films which were screened during the event are ‘The Tribal Scoop’ directed by Mr. Beeswaranjan Pradhan, ‘There is no Moon’ directed by Mr. Ajay T.G., ‘Tin Satyi’ by Ms. Debalina and ‘Those Stars in the Sky’ by Mr. Debaranjan. Mr. T.G Ajay, human rights activist and a documentary filmmaker from Chattisgarh shared his experience on his film ‘There is no Moon’ with the students.

VINTAGE CAMERA EXHIBITION

Anchor Mr. C. Gopinath opened the vintage camera exhibition displayed at the Library Reading Hall for the public view on 4th February 2019.

Placement Achievements:

  •   2018 – Students placed in ETV, Little Talks and Raj TV

  •   2017 – Students placed in Sun Network and Cauvery Channel

  •   2016 – Students placed in Sun Network and Govt FM Channel in Nepal

  •   2019 Three students are currently working as Assistant Directors under renowned Filmmaker

Mr. R. Parthiban for his upcoming film.

2019 One student has been placed in Indiaglitz Youtube channel as anchor and producer.

INDUSTRIAL VISITS

Puthiya Thlaimurai TV Channel

Doordarshan

  •   All India Radio

  •   US Consulate

  •   British Council

STUDENT ACHEIVEMENTS

Student’s Achievement

Achievements

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Name of the student

Menega

Events Participated:

  •   Sports-CM Trophy-2 times senior level

  •   Two times senior National match,

  •   One time junior National match

  •   Four times University of Madras match

  •   Two times All India Match

  •   Two times Inter-University match

  •   Pyka match

  •   ESPO match

  •   PSN trophy

Awards/prizes

  •   Sports-CM Trophy-2 times senior level – II place (Cash prize for Rs.75000/-)

  •   Two times Inter-University match II place in 2016 & I place in 2017

  •   Pyka match Winner for two times

  •   ESPO match – Winner

  •   PSN trophy Runner in 2016, III place in 2017

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FACULTY PROFILE

V.Shridevi

Qualification: M.A., M.Phil. SET, NET

Designation :Associate Professor & Head

Years Of Experience :UG : 13 YearsPG : 3 Years

Other Institutional Experience : 11 Years

Area Of Specialization : Visual Analysis Technique, Media Culture And Society, Media Research, Journalism.

Email ID: [email protected]

Maureen Joanna Finny

Qualification: M.A

Designation :Associate Professor

Years Of Experience UG: 6 YearsPG:2 Years

Other Institutional Experience : 2 Years

Area Of Specialization : Advertising, Communication Basics, Media, Culture And Society, Journalism, Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Media Organization

Email ID: [email protected]

Dr. P.V.Sangeetha

Qualification: PhD, MPhil, MJC, UGC NET, SET

Designation :Associate Professor

Years Of Experience UG: 5 Months

Other Institutional Experience : 1 Years

Area Of Specialization : Development Communication, New Media Studies

Email ID: –

T. Mahalakshmi

Qualification: M.A., DIPLOMA IN ANIMATION AND VFX.

Designation :Associate Professor

Years Of Experience UG: 2 Months

Area Of Specialization :Journalism,Graphic Design, 2 D Animation, 3 D Animation, Drawing

Email ID:-

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Number of papers presented by the Faculty at the National level / International level

 

National level -15

International level-12

 

Year

Name

Topic

Seminar/Con ference

Institution

Internation al/National

2014

Dr.S. Kothai

3 papers

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Conference

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International

1 paper

Seminar

Ethiraj College for Women(autonomous)

National

2015

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Dr.S. Kothai

1 paper

Conference

C.T.T.E college for Women

National

1 paper

Conference

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Anna Adharsh college for Women

International

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1 paper

Conference

Sri Venkateshwara University

National

2 paper

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Seminar

MR Govt. Arts College

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National

1 paper

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Conference

Presidency College

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International

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1 paper

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Conference

Vels university

National

Dr.S. Sudha Parimala

1 paper

Conference

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Sathyabama University, Chennai

International

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2016

S.Kothai

1 paper

Seminar

Meenakshi College for women(autonomous), Chennai

National

2017

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Dr. S. Kothai

4 papers

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Conference

Pachaiappa’s College, Chennai

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National

2 papers

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Conference

Pachaiappa’s College, Chennai

International

1

Conference

Ethiraj College for women(autonomous), Chennai

National

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1

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Seminar

Madras University

International

Dr. L. Leelavathy

2 papers

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Conference

Madras University

National

2018

Dr.S. Sudha Parimala

2 papers

Symposium & Conference

International

Dr.S.kothai

1 paper

Conference

Anna Adharsh college for Women

International

1 paper

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Symposium

Ethiraj College for Women(autonomous)

National

No.of students Completed M.Phil and Ph.D., (2014-2019):

 

No.of students Completed M.Phil and Ph.D. , (2014-2019):

M.Phil-4
Ph.D-6

Major or Minor or Government funded

Name of the person: Dr.S.Kothai
Title of the Project: Synthesis & characterization of certain chalcone based
photocrosslinkablecopolyesters.

Duration: August 2016- March 2017

Amount: 10,000

Funding agency: Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology(TNSCST)
Ongoing or completed: completed.

Name of the person: Dr.S.Sudha parimala
Title of the Project: “Functionalization of graphene with hetero atoms of O,S,N by green method for pollution management and industrial applications

Duration: 2 years

Amount: 3,40,000/-

Funding agency: TNSCST-S&T (TamilNadu State council for science and technology)

Ongoing or completed:Ongoing (current academic year)

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

UG Students ,PG students, Ph.D Scholars,M.Phil Scholars

PAPER PRESENTATION

 

Sl.No

Name

Title

International /national

Conference/Seminar

Institution

1.

M.Vaishnavi

Emerging Trends in nanoscience Research

National

2.

Mrs. Perundevi and Mrs. Lakshmi Devi

Advanced Polymers-A gateway to research and insustries

Meenakshi college for Women

3.

S. Prashanna Suvaitha

Green synthesis and Phyotocatalytic degradative property ofdoped and undoped nanoscale zinc stannate ceramic

National

Meenakshi college for Women

4.

Mrs. R. Umamaheswari

Green Chemistry for a Greener planet

International

Anna Adharsh college for women

5

Ms. A. Saranya and Ms. M.Ramya

II M.Sc Chemistry

Study on Effective reduction of Graphene oxide- a green approach

National

Royal Society of Chemistry, CSIR- CLRI and IIT Madras, Chennai

6

Ms. A. Saranya and Ms. M.Ramya

II M.Sc Chemistry

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International

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Department of Chemistry, Anna Adarsh College for Women.

7

S. Kothai and Umamaheswari. R

Design, development and characterisation of copper nanoparticles loaded microsponges

National Seminar

Anna adarsh college for women

8

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Aswini.R and S. Kothai

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Conductance Behaviour of Novel polymer Nanocomposites

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VIT Vellore.

9

Aswini.R and S. Kothai

Conducting behavior of Iron and Iron oxide Nanoparticle a comparison

International Conference

Stella Maris College in collaboration with DST Thermatic Unit of Excellence, IIT Madras.

10

S. Kothai and Aswini.R

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Electrical conductivity of Bischalcone based random copolyesters: Synthesis and Characterisation

National Conference

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Madras Christian College.

11

S. Kothai and Umamaheswari.R

In-vitro Cytotoxicity and wound healing potential of green synthesised Copper Nanoparticles Loaded Microsponges

International Conference

Stella Maris College in collaboration with DST Thermatic Unit of Excellence, IIT Madras.

12

S. Kothai and Aswini.R

Electrical conductivity of Bischalcone based random copolyesters: Synthesis and Characterisation

National

Madras Christian College.

13

S. Kothai and Umamaheswari.R

In-vitro Cytotoxicity and wound healing potential of green synthesised Copper Nanoparticles Loaded Microsponges

International Conference

Stella Maris College in collaboration with DST Thermatic Unit of Excellence, IIT Madras.

14

S. Kothai and Umamaheswari.R

In-vitro Cytotoxicity and Wound Healing Potential of Honey Loaded Microsponges

National Conference

Madras Christian College.

Best Paper Award

Mrs. R. Umamaheswari received the Best Paper award for her Oral presentation in the International Conference on Green Chemistry for a Greener planet.

ABOUT US

The Department of Journalism and Communication was incepted in the year 2014. The department aims to give rise to new ideas and provides a forum for the creativity of the future journalists.

The Department offers a PG course in M.A. Journalism and Communication to keep pace with the evolving trends in Journalism and Communication as a coveted discipline at post graduate level. The course would facilitate students to explore the various avenues of research in the vast field of communication and empower them to fit into jobs available in media.

The core subjects include Print Journalism, Photo Journalism, Television Journalism Radio Journalism, Environmental Journalism, Communication Research Methods, Public Relations, Film studies and Projects. In addition to this, students will do two Internships in Print media and Electronic media.

Department organises various workshops, seminars, presentations and field trips to various media houses on a regular basis to educate and inspire the students to bring forth their innovations. Furthermore, students are encouraged to be a part of the media clubs and various other events conducted by the department and the college.

Students are given opportunities to explore the world of media by being a part of internship programmes offered by News networks, Television channels, publishing hubs and radio stations where depending upon the student’s interest, they are offered different career choices.

Apart from this, students are hired to work as journalists by the placement sector where reputed companies like Sun Network, WE magazine, ETV, The Hindu etc hunt for new faces.

Department Email ID:  [email protected]

SEMINAR AND WORKSHOPS

Workshops/Seminars Organized

Workshops Conducted:

  •   2016 – Mr. Venkatesh, Head of the Direction Department, L.V.Prasad Institute conducted workshop on topic “Movie Making”

  •   2016 – A team from I- CAT Animation conducted work shop on SFX and Green Matte.

  •   2017- A series of workshops were conducted on Editing by Mr.Balaji, Editor,Cauvery News Channel , Photography by Sharanya Chander,Assistant Cinematographer in Tamil Film Industry and Cinematography

workshop by Mr.Mathiazhagan,Cinematographer.

The director and actor of the shortfilm ‘Naangam Vidhi’ Ms. Anusathya and Ms. Shailaja respectively conducted a workshop on shortfilm making.

  •   Documentary film making was conducted by the renowned documentary filmmaker and a Media Activist Mr. R.P. Amuthan.

  •   Filmmaker Mr. A.M. Aravindan conducted a workshop on filmmaking and film analysis techniques. He elaborated on elements of film, difficulties in working at the location.

  •   Mr. L. Balaji Saravanan, Editor Cauvery News conducted a workshop on editing nuances and technicalities in documentary filmmaking.

  •   Ms. Vani Subramanian, a women’s rights activist and a documentary filmmaker from New Delhi addressed our students.

    INTERACTIVE SESSIONS

  •   Mr. C.S. Amudhan, director of the movie “TamizhPadam” and RJ Shiva, the lead actor of the same movie shared their experiences with our students and other college media students.

  •   Whole of 96’ crew members were invited for an interactive session with students. The Director Mr. C. Prem Kumar, Cinematographer Mr. N. Shanmuga Sundaram, Editor Mr. R. Govindaraj, Designer Mr. Gopi Prasanna, Music Director Mr. Govind Vasantha, Lyricist Dr. Umadevi, Costume Designer Ms. Subashree, Sound Designer Mr. S.

Alagiakoothan, Sound Mixing Engineer Mr. G. Suren and Associate Director Mr. Palani participated.

Seminar Conducted:

  •   National Seminar on” Indian Media Changing Perceptions” on Jan 31st, 2014.

  •   Mr. R.Vijaya Shankar, the editor of the Frontline magazine gave students an insight on how a magazine and newspaper works and shared his views on reporting and publishing highly controversial news

  •   Mr. Suresh, RJ and Programming Head, Hello FM took on a different mic than in the studio for a

seminar on Radio Programming

Mr. Peer Mohamed Azees, Journalist, Media Entrepreneur and Founder of ippodhu.com gave insight into the field of online journalism and scope of the industry.

ASSOCIATION DRISHYA

The biggest event of the year, our annual association ‘Drishya’ an intercollegiate fest was organized on the 4th of February 2019. It was inaugurated by ‘Neeya Naana’ fame anchor and journalist Mr. C. Gopinath. The audiences were mesmerized by his motivational speech. Following which an interactive session with debut directors, ‘Pyaar Prema Kadhal’ Mr. Elan, ‘Kanaa’ Mr. Arunraja Kamaraj, ‘Irumbu Thirai’ Mr. P.S. Mithran and ‘Kolamaavu Kokila’ Mr. Nelson was organised. The Association also witnessed celebrity walk-ins such as Music Composer and Actor Mr. G.V. Prakash, Mr. Saran and Ms. Aayira the lead actors of tamil movie ‘Sagaa’ and Actor Mr. Sanath Reddy. The valedictory Chief Guest VJ Surya distributed prizes and certificates for winners.

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