Department Of English

Department Of English


The Department of English of St. Gonsalo Garcia College offers courses like Communication Skills and Introduction to English Literature at F.Y.B.A. level. English Literature as one major at S.Y and T.Y B.A level along with Business Communication at F.Y.B.Com level.

At T.Y. B.A the Department offers Translation Studies as an optional course which opens up the avenues of higher studies, exploring the possibilities of Translator as career for the students and students find the course interesting as Vasai is a multilingual region.

The teachers use Audio-Visual aids to make the teaching and learning process productive and fascinating for the students. Field visits are conducted every year so that students get exposure to the nature and industries and write about their experiences as reports.

Every year the Department organises visiting lectures of scholars from other colleges including universities from Europe. These lectures expose students to current research in various fields related to English Language and Literature.

History of Department

The English Department was established in the year 1984 and is proud of the tradition of teachers like Prof. Sathish Chandran who is a creative writer and Prof. Rooma Maulik who is an avid reader. Both these teachers headed the department and retired after completing their due services.

Association (if any)


The Department of English has a separate section of books related to the subject in the Library.

Faculty Members – Phone No, Email Id

The Department is currently headed by Dr. Anil Sonawane whose areas of interest are Film Studies, Literary Theory and Western Philosophy. He translates from English to Marathi and Vice Versa. He tries to read and write in English and Marathi.

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Contact Number: 8888984783

Prof. Deltina Rumao is one more young faculty in the department who is a very popular teacher among the students and specialises in English Literature.

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