Dr.S.Vijay

Dr.S.Vijay
Designation Associate Professor, Dept. of English
Email Id  minvij@yahoo.com
Qualification M.A., Ph.D.,
Department
Dept. of English
Area of Specialization Canadian Literature, Modern Literary Theories,  
Feminism and Translation.

Awards/Recognitions:

  • MYSORE UNIVERSITY GOLDEN JUBILEE PUBLICATION
    AWARD 2001-2004
  • SHASTRI INDO-CANADIAN FACULTY ENRICHMENT
    AWARD 2005
  • CONSOLATION PRIZE, GOLDEN JUBILEE TRANSLATION
  • COMPETITION 2008, SAHITYA ACADEMI, NEW DELHI.

Number of projects: TWO

Completed

SL No

Title of the project

Funding Agency

Amount

Year (From-to)

1

Folk Narratives of Karnataka

(Translation project)

South Central Cultural Zone Centre, Nagpur

25,000

2004-05

On-Going

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Title of the project

Funding Agency

Amount

Date of Commencement

Expected date of completion

1.

Web based encyclopedia on Indian Myths, Legends and Folklore

UGC, New Delhi.

4,12,000

2008

2011

  • Number of Ph.D candidates successfully completed: ONE
  • Number of Ph.D candidates currently working: FIVE (Two International)
  • Number of M.Phil candidates successfully completed: THREE
  • Number of M.Phil candidates currently working: ONE

Publications:

Books

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Author/s

Title

Publisher

Year of Publication

Page No

1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

Vijay Sheshadri

Beyond The Walls: Women in the novels of Margaret Laurence and Shashi Deshpande.

a)

Translations:

Krishnamurthy Hanur’s Visage in the Dark and Other Stories ( From the Kannada original

Kathallalli Kanda Mokha By Krishanmurthy Hanur) b)Krishnamurthy Hanur’s Myasabedas (Myasabedaru),

 

 

 

 

 

c) Folk Narratives of Karnataka. (From the Kannada original Krishnmurthy Hanur Ed.

 

Creative Books, New Delhi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abhiruchi Prakashana, Mysore.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department of Folklore, Dravidian

University, Kuppam, Andhra Pradesh, India.

 

 

 

South Central Cultural Studies Zone Centre, Nagpur. (An Institute under the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India) India

2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

.(In Press)

 

 

ISBN-81-8043-001-4

PP-220

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ISBN-81-7877-059-8

BOOK REVIEWS

  1. Amitav Ghosh: Critical Perspectives, edited by Brinda Bose, Pencraft International, New Delhi, 2005. The Literary Criterion, Ed. Prof. C.N. Srinath, Vol XLII, No. 2, 2007. Dhvanyaloka, Centre for Studies in English and Indigenous Arts, Mysore-6, India.
  2. The Rains and the Roots: The Indian English Novel Then and Now by A.S. Dasan, The Literary Criterion, Ed. Prof. C. N. Srinath, Nos.3& 4, Vol. XLI, 2006, Dhvanyaloka,
    Mysore-6. India.
  3. Figuring The Female by Usha V. T. & S. Murali, The Literary Criterion, Ed. Prof. C. N. Srinath, No. 3, Vol. XLI, 2006 Dhvanyaloka, Mysore-6. India.
  4. Commentaries on Canadian Literature by S. Ramaswamy The Literary Criterion, Ed. Prof. C. N. Srinath, No. 2, Vol. XLI, 2006 Dhvanyaloka, Mysore-6.
  5. Translated Krishnamurthy Hanur’s Kannada book review of Male Madeswara into English. in C.N.Srinath Ed. Sarasa, A Journal Devoted to Translation. No. 2, Dec 2004, Dhvanyaloka, Mysore, India.
  6. Jawaharlal Nehru: The Statesman as Writer by C.D. Narasimhaiah, Litt Crit: An Indian Response to Literature Ed. Prof. P.K. Rajan, No. 54, December 2002,Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
  7. K.R. Srinivasa Iyengar and Indian English Literature. Ed. by K. Srinivasa Sastry, Indian Journal of Post Colonial Literature, Vol. 2, No. 1, July 2001, Kerala, India.
  8. Women Dancing on Rooftops: Bring Your Belly Close by Yasmin Ladha. The Literary Criterion Eds. C.D. Narasimhaiah and Prof. C. N. Srinath, Vol XXXVI No 1+2, 2001, Dhavnyaloka, Mysore-6.
  9. If The Moon Smiled by Chandani Lokuge.The Literary Criterion,Eds. Prof. C.D. Narasimhaiah & Prof. C.N. Srinath,Vol XXXVI, No 1+2, 2001, Dhvanyaloka, Mysore-6.
  10. Chinua Achebe: A Study of his Novels by S.A.Kayoom, The Literary Criterion, Vol XXXVI, 2000, Eds. Prof. C.D. Narasimahaiah and Prof. C. N. Srinath, Dhvanyaloka, Mysore-6.
  11. Blasphemy: A novel by Tehmina Durrani, The Literary Criterion, Vol. XXXIV, No.2. 1999, Eds. Prof. C.D. Narasimhaiah and Prof. C.N. Srinath, Dhvanyaloka, Mysore.

ARTICLES

  1. “Notices from his Window: A Reading of R.K. Narayan’s A Writer’s Nightmare”(1988). Special Number on R. K. Narayan, the Centenarian. The Literary Criterion, Vol. XLIII, Nos. 3&4, 2008. A Dhvanyaloka Quarterly, Mysore-570006, Karnataka, India.
  2. Sati Katavva (Saint Katavva) an oral folk Narrative from Kannada translated into English. Indian Literature: Sahitya Akademi’s Bi-monthly Journal, No. 246, July-August 2008, New Delhi, India.
  3. Maleraya (Rain God) a Translation from Kannda to English. In Sarasa, Journal of Creative Translation in English. Vol 12, 2007, Dhvanyaloka, Mysore. India.
  4. “Badal Sarkar’s Evam Indrajit: Some Random Thoughts” Special Number on Indian Drama in English. The Literary Criterion, Vol XLII, Nos. 3&4, 2007, Dhvanyaloka, Mysore. India.
  5. “Between Orality and Translation: Translating Folk Narratives of Karnataka, The Quest, A Biannual Indian Literary Journal, Volume 21, No.1, June 2007, Ranchi, India.
  6. “Rendition of Life: A Reading of Rohinton Mistry’s Family Matters (2002)” Rohinton Mistry: An Anthology of Recent Criticism. Eds. Anjali Gera Roy & Meena T Pillai. Pencraft International, New Delhi, 2007. India.
  7. “The Fact Fiction Interface in Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace”. Narratives of (Dis)Content: Critical Essays on Commonwealth Literature. (2006) Ed. M. Dasan, Emerald Publishers, Chennai-8, India.
  8. “Thirty Years with an Insane Man! An Actor Reminisces”. A translation of C.R. Simha’s Hutchanna Sangada Moovatthu Varusha. Girish Karnad’s Plays: Performance and Critical Perspectives. Tutun Mukherjee Ed. Pencraft International, New Delhi 2006.
  9. “A Karnad Festival in Karnataka”. A translation of Mamatha G. Sagar’s Karnatakadalli Karnad Natakothsava. Girish Karnad’s Plays: Performance and Critical Perspectives. Tutun Mukherjee Ed. Pencraft International, New Delhi 2006. India.
  10. “The Dreams of Tipu Sultan at Mysore”. A translation of Krishanmurthy Hanur’s Rangayanadalli Tipuvina Kanasugalu. Girish Karnad’s Plays: Performance and Critical Perspectives. Tutun Mukherjee Ed. Pencraft International, New Delhi 2006. India.
  11. “Heirloom of Expressions: A Reading of Yasmin Ladha’s Women Dancing on the Rooftops: Bring your Belly Close”, in R.K Dhawan & D.K.Pabby Ed. Multiculturalism: Canada and India. Prestige Books, 2005, New Delhi, India.
  12. Translated K.M. Chandar’s Kannada short story Chaudhuriyavara magalu as “Chaudhuri’s Daughter” in C.N.Srinath Ed. Sarasa, A Journal Devoted to Translation. No. 2, 2005 Dhvanyaloka, Mysore, India.
  13. Translated Hanur Krishnamurthy’s Kundajjana Parasangha as “Kundajja’s Story” in Aniketana: A Qurterly Journal of Kannada Language and Literature, May-October 2005, Karnataka Sahitya Academy, Bangalore. India.
  14. C. Chandrashekara: A Monograph, Ed. C. Rajappa Dalvoy, Karnataka Lalitha Kala Academy, 2004, Bangalore. India.
  15. “Acculturation: India in Literary Imagination: A Study of Rohinton Mistry's A Fine Balance”, Indian Journal of Postcolonial Literature, Vol 2, 2002, Kerala. India.
  16. “Teacher as a critic-hero: A reading of N for Nobody: The Autobiography of an English Teacher” by C.D. Narasimahaiah. Ed. G.S. Balarama Gupta, Journal of Indian Writing in English, Gulburga, Karnataka. India.
  17. “Railway as metonymy of a Nation: A Study of Pierre Burton's The National Dream and The Last Spike”, Interventions, University of Calicut, Kerala, India.
  18. “Connecting Worlds: A Reading of Arun Mukherjee's Post Colonialism: My Living”. R.K. Dhawan, S.S. Sharma, D.K. Pabby (eds) The Commonwealth Review, Indian society for Commonwealth Studies, Vol XII, No. 2, 2003, New Delhi, India.
  19. “The Fallen Prey”, Translation of Kannada Short Story Bhiddha Shikari by Krishnamurth Hanur. C. N. Srinath Ed. Sarasa, A Bi-annual Journal devoted exclusively for creative translations in English. Dhvanyaloka, Mysore, No. 2, 2002, India.
  20. “Re-membering Hi(s)tory: A Study of Daphne Marlatt's Ana Historic and the Art of Indexing”. Ed. Jacob George. Journal of Indo-Canadian Studies, Kerala. (IN PRESS)
  21. “Disruption as Creation: A Reading of Jovette Marchessault's Lesbian Triptych”. Ed. M. Dasan. Beyond Resistance: Essays on First Nation Writing. Calicut University Press, 2003, Calicut. Kerala, India.
  22. “The Eighth Deadly Sin? A Reading of We Sinful Women: Pakistani Women’s Poetry” Edited by Rukshana Ahamad. The Literary Criterion. Eds. C. D. Narasimhaiah and C. N. Srinath. Vol XXVIII, No. 3+4, Special Number on Asian Identity in Literature. 2003, India.
  23. "America before the advent of White Man" and "Impact of European culture on American Civilization - the Native Indian from Freedom to Preservation Camps". Enclyopaedia of History, Kannada University, Hampi-583221, Karnataka, India.
  24. "Bhagavad-Gita in Indian Philosophy" published in "Red-Arrow", Anglo-Kannada Fortnightly, ed. V. Bhaskar, Bangalore, India.
  25. “Badal Sarkar’s Evam Indrajit: Some Random Thoughts” Special Number on Indian Drama in English. The Literary Criterion, Vol XLII, Nos. 3&4, 2007, Dhvanyaloka, Mysore. India.
  26. “Rendition of Life: A Reading of Rohinton Mistry’s Family Matters (2002)” Rohinton Mistry: An Anthology of Recent Criticism. Eds. Anjali Gera Roy & Meena T Pillai. Pencraft International, New Delhi, 2007. India.
  27. “The Fact Fiction Interface in Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace”. Narratives of (Dis)Content: Critical Essays on Commonwealth Literature. (2006) Ed. M. Dasan, Emerald Publishers, Chennai-8, India.
  28. “Thirty Years with an Insane Man! An Actor Reminisces”. A translation of C.R. Simha’s Hutchanna Sangada Moovatthu Varusha. Girish Karnad’s Plays: Performance and Critical Perspectives. Tutun Mukherjee Ed. Pencraft International, New Delhi 2006.
  29. “A Karnad Festival in Karnataka”. A translation of Mamatha G. Sagar’s Karnatakadalli Karnad Natakothsava. Girish Karnad’s Plays: Performance and Critical Perspectives. Tutun Mukherjee Ed. Pencraft International, New Delhi 2006. India.
  30. “The Dreams of Tipu Sultan at Mysore”. A translation of Krishanmurthy Hanur’s Rangayanadalli Tipuvina Kanasugalu. Girish Karnad’s Plays: Performance and Critical Perspectives. Tutun Mukherjee Ed. Pencraft International, New Delhi 2006. India.
  31. “Heirloom of Expressions: A Reading of Yasmin Ladha’s Women Dancing on the Rooftops: Bring your Belly Close”, in R.K Dhawan & D.K.Pabby Ed. Multiculturalism: Canada and India. Prestige Books, 2005, New Delhi, India.
  32. Thirty Years with an Insane Man! An Actor Reminisces”. A translation of C.R. Simha’s Hutchanna Sangada Moovatthu Varusha. Girish Karnad’s Plays: Performance and Critical Perspectives. Tutun Mukherjee Ed. Pencraft International, New Delhi 2006.
  33. “A Karnad Festival in Karnataka”. A translation of Mamatha G. Sagar’s Karnatakadalli Karnad Natakothsava. Girish Karnad’s Plays: Performance and Critical Perspectives. Tutun Mukherjee Ed. Pencraft International, New Delhi 2006. India.
  34. “The Dreams of Tipu Sultan at Mysore”. A translation of Krishanmurthy Hanur’s Rangayanadalli Tipuvina Kanasugalu. Girish Karnad’s Plays: Performance and Critical Perspectives. Tutun Mukherjee Ed. Pencraft International, New Delhi 2006. India.
  35. “Heirloom of Expressions: A Reading of Yasmin Ladha’s Women Dancing on the Rooftops: Bring your Belly Close”, in R.K Dhawan & D.K.Pabby Ed. Multiculturalism: Canada and India. Prestige Books, 2005, New Delhi, India.
  36. “Disruption as Creation: A Reading of Jovette Marchessault's Lesbian Triptych”. Ed. M. Dasan. Beyond Resistance: Essays on First Nation Writing. Calicut University Press, 2003, Calicut. Kerala, India.


Monographs/Reports

C. Chandrashekara: A Monograph, Ed. C. Rajappa Dalvoy, Karnataka Lalitha Kala Academy, 2004, Bangalore. India.

Conference/seminar chaired:

Sl.No

Title of the seminar

Organized by

Date

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

National Seminar on Testing and Evaluation

 

 

 

 

 

National Conference on Women's Issues Today

Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore and Department of English, Teresian College, Mysore.

 

Department of English, Kuvempu University, Shimoga

 

26-27 June 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20-21 April 2009

 

Conferences, Seminars, workshop PRESENTATIONS:

  1. Presented a paper titled “En/gendering the Gender: A Reading of Three Women Texts”, National Conference on Women’s Issues Today. Department of PG Studies in English, Kuvempu University, B R Project, Shimoga, Karnataka and Kendriya Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi. April 20-21, 2009.
  2. Presented a paper titled “Indenting the Proverbs: Some Notes on Translation”, Ninth Biennial International Conference organized by Comparative Literature Association of India (CLAI) Diverse Harmonies: Literary and Cultural Confluences, Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Hyderabad and English and Foreign Languare University, Hyderabad, India, January 28-31, 2009.
  3. Presented a paper titled “Mindscapes in Canadian Science Fiction by Women” International Conference on Canadian Studies, Managing Diversity in the Era of Globalization: Culture, Environment and Tourism in Canada and India, UGC Area Canadian Studies Centre, Institute of English, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, India, 5-7th November 2008.
  4. Delivered a Lecture titled “Contextualizing Translations” Distance Education Lecture Series, Post Graduate Department of English, Kuvempu University, Jnanasahyadri, Shankaraghatta, B.R.Project, Shimoga District, Karnataka, India. 29-30 June 2008.
  5. Delivered a Lecture titled “Feminism and Suniti Namjoshi’s Feminist Fables” Special Lecture Series, Post Graduate Department of English, Kuvempu University, Jnanasahyadri, Shankaraghatta, B.R.Project, Shimoga District, Karnataka, India. 30th April 2008
  6. Presented a Paper titled “Multiculturalism: Canada and India” UGC-Sponsored National Seminar on “Understanding Multiculturalism: New Approaches” 29th March 2008, Danwate National College, Congress Nagar, Napur- 440012, Maharastra, India
  7. Delivered a Lecture titled “Literary Theory: Trends and Relevance” Special Lecture Series, Post Graduate Department of English, Bangalore University, Jnanabharathi, Bangalore, Karnataka, India. 26th March 2008
  8. Coordinator, III Refresher Course (3 Weeks) on Indian Literatures: Texts and Contexts for College Teachers, 16th November 2007 to 6th December 2007. UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore. India.
  9. Delivered a Lecture titled “History and Writing” 3rd Sept 2007, “Emerging Trends in English Studies: Reassessing Traditions and Innovations” Refresher Course in English, Dept. of English, UGC-Academic Staff College, Central College, Bangalore University, Bangalore.
  10. Delivered a Lecture titled “Indian Writing in English: New Horizons” 21st May 2007, Special Lecture Series, Post Graduate Department of English, Tumkur University, Tumkur, Karnataka, India.
  11. “Six to Sixteen in the Cosmopolis: A reading of Alan Weiss’ Living Room (2001). Cosmopolitanism: Canada and India, XXIII IACS Interdisciplinary International Conference on Canadian Studies, February 23-25, 2007, Centre for New Literatures, University of Jammu, Jammu-180006.
  12. “Notices from his Window: A Reading of R.K.Narayan’s A Writer’s Nightmare (1988)” National Seminar on R.K.Narayan: The Writer and his Works. 8-9th November 2006, Dhvanyaloka, Centre for Studies in English and Indigenous Arts, Mysore.
  13. “Why Write? A reading of C D N’s N for Nobody and Daphne Marlatt’s Ana Historic”. National Seminar on Telling Lives in India and Canada: History and Auto/Biography in India and Canada, 20-22 March 2006, Centre for Canadian Studies, Department of History, Pondicherry University (a Central University) Pondicherry- 605014, India.
  14. “Widening the Horizon: A Reading of select Canadian Science Fiction by women”. XXII IACS International Conference on Canadian Studies, Traditions and Transformations: Canada India, January 27-29, 2006, Department of English, Madras University, Chennai-600005.
  15. “The Writer-Character Interface in Badal Sircar’s Evam Indrajit (1962)”. National Seminar on Indian Drama in English. 8-9th November 2005, Dhvanyaloka, Centre for Studies in English and Indigenous Arts, Mysore.
  16. Delivered two lectures titled Immigrant Experience in Canada and Feminism and select Indian Women Writing, IV Refresher Course in English, UGC-Academic Staff College, Bangalore University, 29th august 2005.
  17. Delivered a lecture titled Canada: The nation and its people, Campus Lecture Series, postgraduate centre, university of Mysore, mandya. 12th august 2005.
  18. Delivered a talk titled Indian Writers and the Canadian milieu, Rotary West, Mysore. 1st august 2005
  19. “Looking from the other end: Rohinton Mistry’ telescopic view of India”. XXI IACS International Conference on Canadian Studies, Society, Environment and Technology: Canada and India, February 24-26, 2005, Centre for Canadian Studies, P G college, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.
  20. “Re/locating Cultures: Creating a Socio-Literary Space for the Myasabedas”. “Folklore, Discourse and Civil Society”, 27th Indian Folklore Congress, 31-2nd February 2005, Guwahathi University, Assam, India
  21. “Translation and the Changing World”. Developing Advanced Venture in Translation: A 21st Century reality. 27-29th October 2004. Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University, Wardha. Maharastra, India.
  22. “Writing under Panopticon: A reading of Jayaprakash Narayan’s Prison Diary”. National Seminar on Prison Writing in India. 25-27th September 2004. Dhvanyloka, Centre for studies in English and indigenous Arts, Mysore, India
  23. “Rendition of life: A reading of Rohinton Mistry’s Family Matters(2002)”. International Conference on Canadian Studies “Challenges of Diversity: Canada and India, 27-29 February 2004, Department of English, University of Rajasthan,, Jaipur, India
  24. “Between Orality and Translation: Translating Folk Narratives of Karnataka”. National Seminar on Translation and Socio-literary Space, 12-14th February 2004, Department of English and Modern European Languages, Jamia Milia Islamia University, New Delhi.
  25. “Interpreting The Immigrant: Indian Writers in Canada”. National Seminar on Contemporary Indian Literature, 8-10 November 2003, Dhvanyaloka, Centre for Studies in English and Indigenous Arts, Mysore-6.
  26. “Translation: Mediation, Disruption or Creation?” National Seminar on Postcolonial Translation, March 28-30 2003, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal.
  27. Delivered a talk entitled “Heirloom of Expressions: South Asian Critical Writings in Canada”. International Workshop on Marginal Cultures and the Canadian Experience, 17-19 March 2003. Centre for Canadian Studies, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapurum, Kerala.
  28. “Texting the Con/text: A Reading of Arnold Harichand Itwaru’s Closed Entrances”. National Seminar on Beyond Boundaries: Contextualizing Immigration in Canada and India. 13-15 March 2003, Department of English, Manasagangotri, Mysore.
  29. "Re-Inventing the World: A Reading of Robert Kroetsch's The Man From the Creeks (1998)” III Asia-Pacific and XIX IACS International Conference on Canadian Studies, 9-13 January 2003,Canadian Studies Centre, University of Mysore, Mysore.
  30. "The Eighth Deadly Sin: A Reading of We Sinful Women" International Conference on Asian Identity in Literature, 8-12 November 2002, Dhvanyaloka, Mysore.
  31. Delivered a Talk Entitled " Asian Writers in Canada", 4th Refresher Course in English, UGC- Academic Staff College, Manasagangotri, Mysore.
  32. "Disruption as Creation: A Reading of Jovette Marchessault's Lesbian Triptych". National Seminar on "Culture, Ethnicity and Ecology: Canada and India, 30-31st march 2002, Department of English, University of Calicut, Calicut, Kerala. India
  33. Attended a “Three Day Workshop on PG SIM (Self Instructional Materials) Development, 15-17th March 2002, Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) Mysore.
  34. "Strategies of Narration in Margaret Laurence's The Diviners". State Level Seminar on Trauma to Triumph: Women in Commonwealth Fiction. 5th March 2002, PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Peelamedu, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
  35. "Fact Fiction Interface: A reading of Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace". XVIII International Conference on Canadian St Studies, 26-28 February 2002, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar, India.
  36. "Connecting Worlds: A Study of Arun Mukerjhee's PostColonialism: My Living". International Workshop on Globalization and Transculturalism: Canada and India. 28-31st March 2001, Centre for Canadian Studies, University of Kerala, Thiruvanathapurum, Kerala, India.
  37. Delivered a Lecture titled "Marginal Woman: Canada and India, Regional Workshop on "Nation, Culture and Development: Canada and India", 21-26th March 2001, Centre for Canadian Studies, Universtiy of Mysore, Mysore, India.
  38. “Heirloom of Expressions: A reading of Women Dancing on Rooftops: Bring Your Belly Close by Yasmin Ladha”, National Seminar on Multiculturalism and Development: Canada and India, 26-28th February 2001, Centre for Canadian Studies, University of Mysore, Mysore, India.
  39. "Polyplanar Bombay: A Study of Vikram Chandra's Bombay",Seminar on Post 1980 Indian writing in English, 1st March 2001, Department of English, P G Centre, University of Mysore, Hassan, India.
  40. "Re-membering Hi(s)tory: Daphne Marlatt's Ana Historic and the Art of Indexing”, XVII International Conference on Canadian Studies, 3-6 January 2001, University of Calicut, Kerala, India.
  41. "Interrogating Paradigms of Sexual Colonialism", National Seminar on Strategies of Survival: Gender and Development: Canada and India, 24-26th March 2000, Centre for Canadian Studies, Universtiy of Mysore, Mysore, India.
  42. "Time Unravels: A Study of Shashi Deshpande's A Matter of Time", National Seminar on Tasks before the Indian Literary Critic Today", 11-13th June 2000, Dhavanyaloka, Mysore, India.
  43. "Acculturation: India in Literary Imagination: A Study of Rohinton Mistry's A Fine Balance". XVI International Conference on Canadian Studies, 4-6 April 2000, Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India.
  44. "The Teacher as a Critic-Hero: A Study of Prof. C.D. Narasimhaiah's N for Nobody", One Day Workshop on Indian Autobiography and Travel Literature, 21st February 2000, Post Graduate Centre, University of Mysore, Mandya, India.
  45. "Texting the Self: A study of M. Laurence The Diviners (1974)" XV International Conference on Canadian Studies, 12-15 April 1999, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India.
  46. "Railway as a Metonymy of a Nation: A study of Pierre Burton's The National Dream and The Last Spike (1974)" XIV International Conference on Canadian Studies, 5-7 Jan 1998, University of Pondicherry, India.
  47. Attended a Four day Induction Training Programme for newly recruit University Teachers. Kuvempu University, 12-15th September 1997, Davanagere, Karnataka, India
  48. "The Maple Leaf and The Peacock: A Study of Margaret Laurence's A Jest of God and Shashi Deshpande's The Dark Holds No Terrors", XIV International Conference on Canadian Studies, 28-31st December 1996, University of Jammu, Jammu, India.

Membership to professional organization/Associations:

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Name of the Association/Organizations

Life member/Ordinary member

1.

2.

 

3.

Indian Association for Canadian Studies, New Delhi

Comparative Literature Association, Calcutta Chapter

Dhvanyaloka, Centre for English Studies and Indigenous Arts, Mysore.

Life Member

 

Member

 

Member

Other Information: served as chairperson for board of examinations of Mysore and Bangalore universities. Still serving as member of board of examination in various universities of karnataka and kerala.