A Report – ‘A Talk on Psychoanalysis: Extracts from Suppressed Desires by Susan Glaspell’ (Subject: General English – III)

Date: 28-02-2021

A guest lecture was organized by the Department of English in association with the Department of Commerce, Sivananda Sarma Memorial RV College on the topic ‘A Talk on Psychoanalysis: Extracts from Suppressed Desires by Susan Glaspell’ (General English – III, for III Semester B. Com students). The speaker was Miss. Namrata Mohan, an eminent professor from the English Department at NMKRV Degree College for Women, Bengaluru and she has also presented & published many papers in National and International Conferences as well as reputed International Journals. This virtual guest lecture was conducted in Google Meet platform https://meet.google.com/svs-ydmr-pdi for  students on 28th Feb 2022 from 10:30 AM – 11.30 PM. Students of second year B.com took an active participation during the programme.

Miss. Namrata Mohan started her session by explaining the concept of Psychoanalysis as well as the various aspects revolving around Freudian Theories (mainly ID, EGO and SUPEREGO). The session also focused on how these aspects of Psychoanalysis as well as the Freudian Theories affect us in our daily lives and how it oozes into our culture through literature. She also entailed these concepts with the extracts from the Freudian Comedy play Suppressed Desires by Susan Glaspell & George Gram Cook and gave a thorough explanation of the play. The session helped the students to understand the concept as well as the play.

Miss. Namrata Mohan (Ph. D)

Miss. Namrata Mohan currently works as an Assistant Professor, Department of English, NMKRV Degree College for Women, Bengaluru.

She is a compassionate, hardworking and is highly scholarly in her approach to Literature as well as its subsidiaries. She has more than 2 years of teaching experience as well as a Pedagogy Consultant field of English Literature. She has presented and published papers in various International and National Conferences and Journals namely, a paper titled, ‘Power Politics in Indigenous Tribes – A Study of Mahasweta Devi’s Rudali’ as well as ‘Giving Voice to the Voiceless: A Study of Jean Rhys’ Wide Sargasso Sea’ to name a few.