About Us


English Activities Update (ISSN No. 0976-3643) is a biannual peer-reviewed national research journal approved by University of Kerala and Kannur University of Kerala State of India and brought out from Thiruvananthapuram, in January and July.


The journal, launched in 1992, is published by the Centre for Faculty Research Development in English (CFRDE), Thiruvananthapuram, which is a professional organization of college and university teachers that serves as an effective platform for sharing and disseminating knowledge among teachers and researchers of English language and literature. Through seminars, workshops, scholarly talks, and training, the Centre has been active in its mission of fostering research and critical thinking in the field as well as promoting fresh perspectives.


English Activities Update publishes original and unpublished papers on themes of research relevance that explore or critically engage with diverse topics of contemporary significance in English language, literature, literary theory, Cultural Studies, and ELT. The journal runs on a non- profit basis.



Shri Arjun Singh, Minister for Human Resources Development, Government of India, launching English Activities Update in 1992.