R.Sreejith Varma, Research Scholar (HS13D021) and Prof. Swarnalatha Rangarajan, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences have won the '2015 ASLE Translation Grant' for their proposal to translate the Malayalam text, Mayilamma: Oru Jeevitham into English. The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE- USA) supports work in ecocriticism from international scholars translating books into English (www.asle.org).