Thursday, November 3, 2016


CURRICULUM VITAE





NAME                                                             Dr. DASARI MURALI MANOHAR

DATE OF BIRTH                                          06.08.1969

SEX                                                                MALE

FATHER’S NAME                                       LATE SRI D.OBANNA
           

OCCUPATION                                              Associate Professor 
                                                                         Department of English
                                                                         University of Hyderabad
                                                                         Hyderabad

OFFICE ADDRESS                                     Department of English
                                                                        University of Hyderabad
                                                                        Hyderabad-500 046 A.P
                                                                        INDIA   
                                                                        Phone: 91-040-23133406
                                                                        E-mail: dmmsh@uohyd.ernet.in

RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS                         H. No. 25-29/18/25,
                                                            Sri Sai Nagar Colony
Behind Mayuri Nagar, Kakatiya Nagar
Ramachandrapuram,
Hyderabad-502036 Telangana
                                                                        Mobile: 91-9908569272

SPECIALIZATION AND                                                      

AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST       Indian English Literature,

                                                            Indian English Women’s Fiction,

Dalit Studies, Women’s Studies,    

                                                                        English Language Teaching.
           

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS    

B. A. Ed, Regional College of Education,  Mysore  (N.C.E.R.T), 1991.
                        
M. A. ENGLISH, University of Hyderabad, 1993.
                       
M. Phil ENGLISH , University of Hyderabad, 1995.
(Dissertation  Title: Man-Woman Relationship with Respect to the Treatment of Love in Kamala Das’ Poetry)

Ph. D ENGLISH,  University of Hyderabad, 2005. 
(Thesis Title: Marriage, Career and Divorce among “Educated” Women in Post-Independence Indian English Women’s Fiction)            


TEACHING EXPERIENCE                      

TRAINED GRADUATE TEACHER, Kendriya Vidyalaya Yerraguntla, Cuddapah District, 11.09.1995 to 09.10.1995.

POST GRADUATE TEACHER, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Pabra, Hisar Dist., Haryana, 02.11.1995 to 27.07.1998.

LECTURER IN ENGLISH, Department of English, University of Hyderabad, 1998-2004.

SENIOR LECTURER IN ENGLISH, Department of English, University of Hyderabad, since 2004.

READER IN ENGLISH, Department of English, University of Hyderabad, since 20.1.2010.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, Department of English, University of Hyderabad, since 20.1.2013 till date.



RESEARCH EXPERIENCE                            

PROJECT ASSISTANT, Dept. of English, University of Hyderabad, 5.1.1995 to 05.09.1995.

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE (Category II, Sl. NO. 2)  

Associate Coordinator, UGC’s Remedial Coaching Programme for SC/STs, March 2004 to March 07.  
                 
Coordinator for UGC’s Remedial Coaching Programme for SC/STs, 10-07-2006 till date.
 
Conducted University Entrance exams as Coordinator (Faculty) at various centres such as Madurai (June 2005), Ahmedabad (June 2007), Lucknow (June 2008), Delhi (June 2009), Vishakapatnam (June 2010), Kolkatta (June 2011), Guwahati (June 2012), Dimapur (Feb. 2013), Patna (Feb. 2014), Karimnagar ( Feb 2015) and Delhi (June 2016).






SEMINARS ORGANISED (Category II, Sl. NO. 1)
 
National Seminar on Study of Aesthetics: An Indian Perspective, 24-25 February 2006, University of Hyderabad.  
            (Co-ordinator with Prof. Alladi Uma and Dr. Sunita Mishra)

National Seminar on Personal Narratives of Dalits and their Religion(s), 16-18 October 2007, University of Hyderabad.

National Seminar on Contemporary Indian Women Novelists in English, 25-26 March 2009, University of Hyderabad.

National Seminar on Phonetics and Spoken English, 30-31 October 2009, University of Hyderabad.  

International Seminar on English in the Dalit Context, 18-20 January 2011, Dept. of English, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. (With Prof. Alladi Uma and Prof. K.Suneetha Rani))
           
National Seminar on “Narratives of Mala/Vaishnava Dasari”, 27-28 October 2011, Dept. of English, Unversity of Hyderabad. 

National Seminar on “Dalit Literature as a Core Course in Literature Departments” October 2014, Department of English, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. (with Dr.T. Sireesha))  
REFRESHER COURSE ORGANISED (Category II, Sl. NO. 3)

Refresher Course in English, 26 February to 18 March 2009, Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad.

OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE (Category II, Sl. NO. 2)

Since 1998 I have been part of admissions committee for admitting students for courses such as M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D.

Conducted Election of representatives of M.A. and Research Scholars on the Departmental Committee.

Member of admission Committee representing the SC/ST faculty member in the departments such as Philosophy, Communication Applied Linguistics and Translation Studies.

Member of Doctoral Committee for Ph. D Scholars.

Member of Library acquisitions under DRS
 Evaluated Post-Submission Seminars of M.Phil scholars’ dissertations

Member of Departmental Level Committee Against Sexual Harassment

Engaged a Research Assistant for the Major Research Project for two years.   

SC/ST representative for Screening Committee for short-listing the applications in the Dept. of Urdu.
 
Member of School Board of Studies, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad (8.9.2005 to 7.9.2008).

Member of Academic Council of the University of Hyderabad.

Member of Court of University of Hyderabad, (12.7.2006 to 11.7.2009)

Subject Expert in English for the Selection Committee for the post of Primary Teacher and others at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Public School, Ramachandrapuram, BHEL on June 2, 2007.  

Set the examination paper for M.A. English in the Course called “Structure of Modern Englsih” of Sri Padmavati Mahila Visewavidyalayam, Tirupati in 2008.

Member of School level Committee to look into the proposals under the unassigned Grants Scheme of the University from 01.05. 2009 to 30.04.2010.

Member of Purchase Committee for a period of two years from 23 July 2010 to 22rd July 2012.

Member of Syllabus Revision Committee of Department of English, University of Hyderabad.

Evaluated M.A. English Entrance Examination answer scripts of 206 conducted by Common Entrance Test for seven Central Universities.

Subject Expert in English for the Selection Committee for the post of Assistant Professor at Padmasri Dr. B. V. Raju Institiute of Technology, Vishnupur, Narsapur, Medak Dist. on August 17, 2009.

Got sponsorship of travel expenditure for the women writers to participate in national seminar on “Contemporary Indian Women Novelists in English” conducted in the Department of English, University of Hyderabad
           
Election Officer for conducting Student’ Union Elections in 2009-2010.

Executive Member of University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad w.e.f. 9.11.2010 for a short time.

Member of Fact Finding Committee on the death of Ph.D scholar from the Department of Telugu belonging to OBC category.

Member, Selection Committee for Guest Faculty Position in Centre for English Language Studies, 4th August, 2011, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.

Member. MoU Committee at the University Level from 2016 -2018

            Member, Board of Studies, Dept. of English, University of Madras 2014 to 2016 

           Member , Board of Studies, JNTU, Hyderabad 2015-16

          Confidential work for National Council for Educational and Research Training, New Delhi in             October 2015 and November 2016

          Member to inspect Sri Sai M.B.A College in Nandikotkur Mandal, Kurnool District on 4th                  July 2015.

         Chairman for Inspection committee constituted by Rayalaseema University to inspect 4 colleges            namely:
Osmania College,
St. Joseph’s PG College,
RIE P. G. College,
Sri Sankara’s P.G. College in Kurnool Town on 29.09.2015
           Doctoral Committee Member to the External University:

          Rayalaseema University invited me as a chairperson to conduct Doctoral Committee for Ph. D             English research Scholars on 21.12.2015. 


PUBLICATIONS(Category III, III B (Sole Author))



BOOKS

1.      Kamala Das: Treatment of Love in her Poetry. Gulbarga: JIWE, 1999. (Category III, III B (Sole Author))
                                                                                                               
2.      Indian English Women’s Fiction: A Study of Marriage, Career and Divorce. New Delhi: Atlantic, 2007. (Category III, III B (Sole Author) (ISBN 81-269-0683-9)


3.      Dalits and their Religion(s). New Delhi: Serials Publications, 2010. (Category III, III B (Sole Author)(ISBN 978-81-8387-359-8)

4.      Introduction to Linguistics and Phonetics. Dudweiler Landstra: Lambert, 2011. (Category III, III B (Sole Author)(ISBN 978-3-8433-8611-1)

5.      Priesthood: Theorizing Mala/Vaishnava Dasari’s Life, Culture and History. New Delhi: Serials, 2016. (Sole Author) (ISBN 978-81-8387-776-3)


EDITED BOOKS

1.      (with Alladi Uma and Sunita Mishra), The Study of Aesthetics: An Indian
 Perspective. New Delhi: Allied, 2007. (Category III, III A) (ISBN 818424278-6)

2.      (with Sachidanada Mohanty, Alladi Uma, Sindhu Menon), Leaves from Your own Book: Papers in Honour of Sudhakar Marathe. New Delhi: Author Press, 2009. (Category III: III B) )(ISBN 978-81-7273-483-1) 


3.      (Ed.) Dalits and Religion. New Delhi: Atlantic, 2009. (Category III, III A) (ISBN 978-81-269-1276-4)


4.      (Ed.) Contemporary Indian Women Novelists in English. New Delhi: Serials. (Category III, III A) (ISBN 978-81-8387-386-4)


5.      (Ed.) Indian English Women’s Fiction of the post 1990s. New Delhi: Serials.
Publications, 2010. (Category III, III A) (ISBN 978-81-8387-280-5)


6.      (Ed.) Spoken English and Phonetics. New Delhi: Atlantic, 2012. (ISBN 978- 81269-1686-3)

7.      (Ed.) Critical Essays on Dailt Literature. New Delhi: Atlantic, 2013. (ISBN 978-81-269-1784-6)

8.      (Ed.) Dalit Hindu Narratives. New Delhi: Global Publications, 2013. (ISBN 978-81-89630-79-9) 

9.      (Ed.) (with Alladi Uma and K. Suneetha Rani) English in the Dalit Context. New Delhi: Orient Blackswan, 2014. (ISBN 978-81-250-5519-8)

10.  (Ed.) (With Sireesha Telugu) Dalit Literature: A Pedagogic Discourse (In Honour of Prof. M. Sridhar) New Delhi: Serials, 2016. (ISBN 978-81-8387-775-6)

RESEARCH ARTICLES IN EDITED BOOKS

 

1.      “Cheated and Exploited: Women in Kamala Das’s Short Stories”, In Mohan G Ramanan and P. Sailaja (eds.). English and the Indian Short Story. New Delhi: Orient Longman (2000).117-123. (Category III, III A) (ISBN 81-250-1660-0)

2.      “The Treatment of Love in the Poetry of P.Lal”, In Nila Shah, Pramod K.
Nayar (eds.). Modern Indian Poetry in English: Critical Studies. New Delhi: Creative   Books (2000). 91-95. (Category III, III B ) (ISBN 81-86318-77-1)
                      
        
3.      “Women’s Voices: Some Indian English Women Novelists of the 1980s”.
Indian Women Novelists in English. Ed. Birendra Pandey. New Delhi: Sarup&Sons, 2001. 38-46. (Also published in POETCRIT XV: 2(July 2002): 31-39.) (Category III, III A)

4.      “Nature’ in the Poetry of D.C.Chambial”. Critical Response to Indian Poetry in English. Eds. Amar Nath Prasad and Bithika Sarkar. New Delhi: Sarup, 2008. 301-308. (Category III, III B) (ISBN 9788176258258)

5.      “Who is Brahman”, not Brahmana/Brahmin? A Personal Narrative of Mala
Dasari”. Dalits and their Religion. Ed. D. Murali Manohar. New Delhi: Atlantic, 2009. 1-8. (Category III, III A) (ISBN 978-81-269-1276-4)


6.      Introduction.  Dalits and Religion. Ed. D. Murali Manohar. New Delhi:
Atlantic, 2009. XI-XX. (Category III, III A) (ISBN 978-81-269-1276-4)


7.      “Marriage of ‘educated’ women in Manju Kapur’s A Married Woman”. Indian English Women’s Fiction of the Post 1990s. Ed. D.Murali Manohar. New Delhi: Serials Publications, 2009. 10-20. (Category III, III B)  (ISBN 978-81-8387-280-5) Also published in Current Indian Writing in English: Essays and Interviews. Ed. Kunwar Dinesh Singh. New Delhi: Sarup, 2010. (ISBN 9788176256100)
8.      Introduction.  Indian English Women’s Fiction of the Post 1990s. Ed. D.Murali Manohar. New Delhi: Serials Publications, 2009. VII-XII. (Category III, III B) (ISBN 978-81-8387-280-5)

9.      Janaki’s Marriage and Divorce in Jaishree Misra’s Ancient Promises. Indian
English Women’s Fiction of the Post 1990s. Ed. D.Murali Manohar. New Delhi: Serials Publications, 2009. 30-40. (Category III, III B)                                                                                  
10.  Introduction. Indian English Women’s Fiction of the Post 1990s. Ed. D.Murali
Manohar. New Delhi: Serials Publications, 2009. XI-XVI. (Category III, III A)

11.  “Individuality” in Kamala Das and in Her Poetry”. English Poetry in India: A Secular Viewpoint. Eds. PCK Prem and D.C.Chambial. Jaipur: Aavishkar, 2011. 65-73. (Category III, III A) (ISBN 978-81-7910-364-7)

12.  Introduction. Phonetics and Spoken English. Ed. D.Murali Manohar. New Delhi: Atlantic, 2012. XI-XVIII. (Category III, III A) (ISBN 978-81-269-1686-3)

13.  “Teaching the English Phonetics: Case Studies”. Phonetics and Spoken English. Ed. D.Murali Manohar. New Delhi: Atlantic, 2012. 19-24. (Category III, III A) (ISBN 978-81-269-1686-3)


14.  “Reading and Writing: A Case Study of Success in ESL Classroom and CBSE Board Exam”. Phonetics and Spoken English. Ed. D.Murali Manohar. New Delhi: Atlantic, 2012. 133-139. (Category III, III A) (ISBN 978-81-269-1686-3)


15.  “Roots of Vaishnava Dasus (Mala Dasari): A Theoretical Question”. Dalits and Social Marginalisation. Ed. J. Bheemaiah. Jaipur; Aviskaar, 2012. 29-35.   (ISBN 978-81-7910-395-1)

16.   “Caste, Gender, Religion, Region: Social Exclusion and Inclusion of Dalits” Critical Essays on Dalit Literature. Ed. D.Murali Manohar.  New Delhi: Atlantic, 2013. 31-40. (ISBN 9788126917846)


17.   ---.Roots of Vaishnava Dasus (Mala Dasari): A Theoretical Question. Critical
Essays on Dalit Literature. Ed. D.Murali Manohar. New Delhi: Atlantic, 2013. 41-48. (ISBN 9788126917846)
                                                                       
18.  . ---. Dalit Autobiography as a Social and Cultural Epiphany. Critical Essays on Dalit Literature. Ed. D.Murali Manohar. New Delhi: Atlantic, 2013. 49-54. (ISBN 9788126917846)

19.  . ---. Globalization, Religion and their Impact on Dalits”. Critical Essays on
Dalit Literature. Ed. D.Murali Manohar. New Delhi: Atlantic, 2013. 55-64. (ISBN 9788126917846)                                                                        

20.  . ---. Spoken and Unspoken Dalit Perception in Telugu Cinema: A Study of
Selected Telugu Films”. Ed. D.Murali Manohar. Critical Essays on Dalit Literature. New Delhi: Atlantic, 2013. 73-81. (ISBN 9788126917846)

21.  .---. Education and Job/Career leading to Dalit Women’s Economic
Empowerment: Bama in Karukku as a Case Study ”. Critical Essays on Dalit Literature. Ed. D.Murali Manohar. New Delhi: Atlantic, 2013.82-88. (ISBN 9788126917846)

22.  .---. Dalit and Hinduism: A Theoretical Dimension from Vaishnava Dasus”.
Critical Essays on Dalit Literature. Ed. D.Murali Manohar. New Delhi: Atlantic, 2013. 89-101. (ISBN 9788126917846)

23.  ---. “Touchable or Untouchable: Re-Writing of Mala Dasari:Theoretical Argument”. Dalit Hindu Narratives. Ed.D.Murali Manohar. New Delhi: Global Publications, 2013. 7-16. (ISBN 978 81 89630 79 9)

24.  “Introduction”. Dalit Hindu Narratives. Ed.D.Murali Manohar. New Delhi: Global Publications, 2013. I-VII (ISBN 978 81 89630 79 9)

25.  “Some Aspects of Metaphysical Poetry with Specific Reference to Donne and Herbert”. Language Teaching and Literary Studies: Approaches and Perspectives. Eds. Jasti Appa Swami, Jayant Kasyap, Palle Aparna and S.M.Basha. New Delhi: Prestige, 2015. 207-226.

            RESEARCH ARTICLES IN JOURNALS:


1.      “Women’s Voices: Some Indian English Women Novelists of the 1980s”. POETCRIT XV: 2(July 2002): 31-39. (ISSN 0970 2830) (Also published in Indian Women Novelists in English. Ed. Birendra Pandey. New Delhi: Sarup&Sons, 2001. 38-46. (Category III, III A)

2.      “Meet the Writer: Kamala Das”, POETCRIT XVI: 1 (January 2003): 83-98. (Category III, III A) (ISSN 0970 2830)


3.      “Educated” Women: Happy or Unhappy? Selected Novels of Indian English   Women’s Fiction of the 1990s”. Narratives of (Dis)Content: Critical Essays on Commonwealth Literature. Ed. M. Dasan. Chennai: Emerald Publishers, 2006. 38-47. (ISBN 81-7966-171-7) (Also published in POETCRIT XVII: 1 (January 2004): 48-56.) (Category III, III A) (ISSN 0970 2830)


4.      “Man-Woman Relationship with Respect to the Treatment of Love in Kamala  Das’ Poetry”.  Contemporary Literary Criticism Vol. 191. Ed. Tom Burns and Jeffrey W. Hunter. Detroit: Thomson-Gale, 2004. 44-60. (Category III, III B Refereed International Journal) (ISBN 0-7876-7961-5)

5.      “Kim an Honest Disciple in Rudyard Kipling’s KIM’”. POETCRIT XVIII (January 2005): 5-13. (Category III, III A) (ISSN 0970 2830)

6.      “Women’s Voices” in Selected Short Stories of Shashi Deshpande”. The Atlantic Literary Review 6.1-2 (June 2005): 76-85. (Category III, III A) (ISSN 0972-3269)
 
7.      “Individuality” in Kamala Das and in Her Poetry”. POETCRIT XIX (July 2006): 13-20. (Category III, III A) (ISSN 0970 2830)          

8.      “Women’s Empowerment via Job/Career in some Indian English Women’s   Novels”. Journal of English Literature 1 (January 2007): 22-26. (Also  published in POETCRIT XXI (January 2008): 5-11. (Category III, III A) (ISSN 0970 2830)            
           
9.      “Teaching the English Phonetics: Case Studies”. Forum for Musings: Special Issue on Effective Communication and Soft Skills 3.2 (November 2009): 36-42. (Category III, III A) (ISSN 2231-0266)
                                   
10.  “Spoken and Unspoken Dalit Problems in Selected Telugu Movies”. Forum for Musings V.1 (February 2011): 16-23. (Category III, III A) (ISSN 2231-0266)


11.  ELT at Plus Two Level: Materials Experimented”. Thematics Journal of English Language Teaching 1.1. (March 2011): 31-33. (Category III, III A) (ISSN 2231-4873)

12.  “Deviance in Poetry from the Language Point of View”. Thematics Journal of
English Language Teaching. 2.2 (June 2012): 63-65. (ISSN 22314873)
           
13.  “Recovery of Language Aspects through Language and Literature Interface”. ELT Weekly 5.14 (April22, 2013): 1-5. (ISSN 0975-3036)

14.  “Literature and Agency: : Literature As a Core/Compulsory Course in English” Humanities Circle: International Journal of Central University of Kerala 2.2 (July 2014): 183-190 . (ISSN 2321-8010)

E-book
  1. “Death” in the Poetry of Mahendra Bhatnagar”. Poet Mahendra Bhatnagar: His Mind and Heart. 110-118.                       

BOOK REVIEWS

“Above the Earth’s Green: Advocating Spontaneity”. University News 1 (2000): 29. (Category III, III A) (ISSN 0566-2257)                                                                     
“A Married Woman”. Kohinoor (Biannual): An International Literary Journal). January 2007: 107-109. (Category III, III A)

TRANSLATIONS

“Award for the City” Litcrit India V. 5&6 (Spring/Summer 2007): 57-58. (Category III, III A)
           
“Raising… Local… Voices?” Litcrit India V.5&6 (Spring/Summer 2007): 58-59. (Category III, III A)

SEMINARS

PAPERS PRESENTED

1.      “Women being cheated and exploited: Kamala Das’ Short Stories”, National seminar on Indian English Short Story, Department of English, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 1994. (Category III, III (E) (ii) b)


2.      “Women’s voices: Some Indian women novels of the 1980s”, National Seminar on Indian Writing in English, Women’s Voices 1950-2000, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, March 10-11, 2000. (Category III, III (E) (ii) b)

3.      “Kim: An honest disciple in Rudyard Kipling’s Kim. National Seminar on Exploring Anglo-Indian Fiction qua History, Department of English, University of Hyderabad, March 1-2-3, 2002. (Category III, III (E) (ii) b)

4.      “‘Educated’ Women: Happy or Unhappy?” Selected novels of Indian English Women’s Fiction of the 1990s. National Seminar on Educating Women: Towards a New Formula, Assumption College, Changanaserry, March 20, 21 and 22, 2002. (Category III, III (E) (ii) b)

5.      “Women’s Empowerment via Job/Career in Some Indian English Women’s Novels”, National Conference on “Empowerment of Women”, Sarojini Naidu Centre for Women’s Studies, Mahatma Gandhi National Institute of Research for Social Action, Hyderabad, March 6-7, 2006. (Category III, III (E) (ii))

6.      “Teacher Teaching Principles, only Principles and nothing but Principles”, National Seminar on Language, Literature, Translation and Pedagogy: In Honour of Sudhakar Marathe, Department of English, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad,  November 1-3, 2006. (Category III, III (E) (ii) b)

7.      “Globalization, Religion and their impact on Dalits” National Seminar on After Globalization: Resurgence of History, Ideology, Nation & Religion, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, 23rd and 24th November, 2006. (Category III, III (E) (ii) b)

8.      “Education and Job/Career leading to Dalit Women’s Economic Empowerment” National Conference on “Empowerment of Dalit Women: Retrospect and Prospect” Dr. Ambedkar Centre for Research and Social Action (Dr. Ambedkar Centre) of Mahatma Gandhi National Institute of Research and Social Action (MGNIRSA), Hyderabad, 14th February 2007.  (Category III, III (E) (ii) b)

9.      “Spoken and Unspoken Dalit Problems in Selected Telugu Movies” National Seminar on “Nation, Region and Ideology in Films”. ASIHSS Programme, Department of English, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 28th February, March 1st and 2nd March, 2007. (Category III, III (E) (ii) b)

10.  “Who is Brahman”, not Brahmana/Brahmin? A Personal Narrative of Mala Dasari” National Seminar on “Personal Narratives of Dalits and their Religion(s)” Department of English, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 16-18 October 2007. (Category III, III (E) (ii) b)

11.  “Caste, Gender, Religion, Region: Social Exclusio n and Inclusion of Dalits” National Conference on Economic Reforms in India: Social Exclusion and Social Justice, Department of Sociology, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad, 27-29 November 2008.  (Category III, III (E) (ii) b)

12.  “Teaching the Phonetics of English: Case Studies” National Seminar on “Phonetics and Spoken English”, Department of English, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 30-31 October 2009. (Category III, III (E) (ii) b)

13.  “Roots of Mala Dasari: A Theoretical Question”. National Seminar on “Theorizing the Margins and the Other”. Centre for Compartive Literature, University of Hyderabad, Hyderbad. 17-19 February 2010. (Category III, III (E) (ii) b)

14.  “Dalit Autobiography as a Social and Cultural Epiphany” National Seminar on “Contextualizing Marathi Dalit Lived Lives”, Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. 17-18 February 2011.

15.   “Touchable or Untouchable? Re-writing of Mala Dasari: Theoretical Argument” National Seminar on Narratives of Mala/Vaishnava Dasari, Dept. of English, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. 27-28 October 2011.      

16.  Negotiating the Genre of Autobiography: Select Indian Literary Texts”. National Seminar on Women’s Autobiographies in India, Dept. of English, Kakatiya University, Wrangal. 29-30 March 2014.

17.  “Ambedkar’s Perspective on Priesthood: An Analysis based on Annihilation of Caste”. National Seminar on Other as Plural: Narrativizing Marginal Self, History and Culture. 28-30 October 2015.
                                                                         
                                                                                                         


Chair of Session:

1.      Chaired a session on “Margins on Films and Disability Studies” in a National Seminar on “Theorizing the Margins and the Other”. Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. 17-19 February 2010.  (Category III, III (E) (iv) b)

2.      Chaired a session in a National Seminar-cum-Workshop Children’s /Young Adults’ Literature and Films, Department of English, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. February 28 to March 2, 2011.  (Category III, III (E) (iv) b)
3.      Chaired a Session Patrick White Centenary International Conference , 5-7 November 2012 Jointly Organized by Department of English, University of Hyderabad and The Association for the Study of Australasia in Asia (ASAA) 
4.      Chaired a Session on Socio-Cultural Issues on 16 September 2016 in a National Seminar on “Exploring the Self: Autobiography in the Indian Context”, Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad 



PANELIST

National Seminar on “Nirad 100: India 50: Interrogating India” Department of English, University of Hyderabad, 1998.  (Category III, III (E) (iv) b)


PARTICIPATED

National Seminar on “Translation and Transformation”, 4-5 October 2007, organized by Department of English, University of Hyderabad in collaboration with the Central Institute of Indian Languages and Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.

National Seminar on AFTERWA(O)RDS: Discourse in the Translation of Kesava Reddy’s Athadau Adavini Jayinchadu  and G.V.Krishna Rao’s Keelubommalu”, on 8-9 March 2010 organized by National Translation Mission , CIIL, Mysore and Department of English, University of Hyderabad,Hyderabad. 

Patrick White Centenary International Conference , 5-7 November 2012 Jointly Organized by Department of English, University of Hyderabad and The Association for the Study of Australasia in Asia (ASAA) 
WORKSHOP

“Perspective of an Integrated Student of the late 1980s” National Workshop on the Teaching of English in Integrated Programmes, 7-8 March 2008, English Language Teaching Cell, University of Hyderabad. (Category III, III (E) (iv) b)

“ELT at Plus Two Level: Materials Experimented” National Workshop on
Materials Production for the Teaching of English to Disadvantaged Students, 14-15 F ebruary 2011, Department of English and English Language Teaching Cell, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad. 


SANCTIONED RESEARCH PROJECT

1.      “Interrogating Dalits and their Religions” funded by University Grants Commission, New Delhi, under Major Research Project Scheme,  1 April 2007 to 31 March 2009, worth Rs. 2,00,000. (Category III: III (c) (ii)

2.      “History of Mala Dasaris” funded by University Grants Commission, New Delhi, under Major Research Project Scheme, w. e. f. 1 February 2011- 31.7.2013 worth Rs. 7,20,200. (Category III: III (c) (ii)


PUBLICATION GRANT

Grant to publish Ph. D thesis entitledMarriage, Career and Divorce among “Educated” Women in Post-Independence Indian English Women’s  Fiction” from University Grants Commission of Unassigned Grants, University of Hyderabad, 2007.

OUTREACH ACTIVITIES
INVITED/GUEST LECTURES

1.      “Phonetics” at Government College of Education, Kurnool, 18 December 1999. (Category I: Sl. No. 2)

2.      “Phonetics” at Osmania College of Education, Kurnool, 20 December 1999. (Category I: Sl. No. 2)

3.      “Reward and Punishment” in Workshop on Teaching for School Teachers at Siva Sivani Public School, Sangareddy, 25 June 2002. (Category I: Sl. No. 2)
           
4.      “Communication Skills” in “A One day Workshop on NET Awareness Programme for SC/ST/OBC/Minority Students”, Kakatiya University, Warangal, 5 February 2009.  (Category I: Sl. No. 2)

5.       “Teaching Phonetics” in “A Workshop on Development of English Laboratory in JNVS for both PG and TG Teachers in English working in JNVS under Hyderabad Region”, Seminar Hall, School of  Humanities, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 12 August 2009. (Category I: Sl. No. 2)

           
6.      “Remedial Teaching” in Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 23 October 2009. (Category I: Sl. No. 3)

7.      “Indian English Women’s Fiction: Early 19th century to the post 1990s” in Academic Staff College, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, 11 November 2009. (Category I: Sl. No. 3)

8.      “Dalits and their Religion(s)” in Academic Staff College, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, 11 November 2009. (Category I: Sl. No. 3)

9.      “Roots of Vasihnava Dasus: A Theoretical Question”, Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 23 February 2011.  
      (Category I: Sl. No. 3)
        
10.  “Dalit Literature Written by Dalits and Non-Dalits: A Study”, Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 26 February 2011.   (Category I: Sl. No. 3)

11.  “Marriage, Career and Divorce in Indian English Women Fiction: A Survey” in Academic Staff College, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, 18 July 2011. (Category I: Sl. No. 3)

12.  “Is Mala Dasari an Untouchable? A Theoretical Question” in Academic Staff College, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, 18 July 2011. (Category I: Sl. No. 3)

13.  “Research Methodology in Language and Literature” in Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad, 2nd August, 2011. (Category I: Sl. No. 3)

14.  “Reading Texts of Dalits and Non-Dalits. in Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 2.3.2012. (Category I: Sl. No. 3)

15.  “Roots of Mala Dasaris” in Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 2.3.2012. (Category I: Sl. No. 3)

16.  “Is Teaching Phonetics Relevant Today?” in Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 5.3.2012. (Category I: Sl. No. 3)

17.  “Remedial Teaching of English to Under Graduate Students”, Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 9th July 2012.

18.  “Sharing Research Experience with the Current Research Scholars”. Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 8th February 2013.

19.  “Understanding Dait Culture” in Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 15.1.2014

20.  “Dalit Literature” in Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 4.7.2014
21.  “ Indian English Women’s Writing” in Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 4.7.2014

22.  “Dalit Literature” Academic Staff College, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, 09 January 2015.

23.  “Valedictory Speaker” for a National Seminar on English Language Teaching at Undergraduate Levelin India: Toward the Elimination of the Inability to Speak and Write Effectively, A Research Perspective. 28-29 November 2014.

24.  Participated in a Consultative Meeting on Four Year Integrated Programme on 10-11 July 2014 at Bangalore.

25.  Participated in a Consultative Meeting on New Education Policy 2015 on 26 June 2015 at Hyderabad Jointly Organized by Regional Institute of Education, Mysore and SCERT, Hyderabad, Telangana.

26.  Invited as a Chief Guest for the 30th Vardanti of Sri Kosaraju Ragaviah Cowdary at Guntur to speak on his achievement on 27th October 2016.

27.  Invited to speak on "Exploitation of Identity Like Caste, Language, Religion, Geography and Class" on 13 November 2016 at Vidhan Sabha Parisar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.


EVALUATION

Evaluated M.Phil English Dissertations of other Universities. (Category I:, Sl.No. 5)

Evaluated Ph. D English Dissertation of other University. (Category I:, Sl.No. 5)

Research Guidance: M.PHIL / Ph. D (Category III: III (D) (i) 

            M. Phil. Degrees awarded:  12          
            Ph.D Awarded:  02

AWARDS

The Second Best Teacher Award of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti as PGT English from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Pabra, District Hissar in English for producing excellent results in CBSE Exam for the academic year 1996-97 at Regional Level (Rajasthan, Delhi and Haryana come under one region which is in Jaipur).

The Best Teacher Award of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti as PGT English from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Pabra, District Hissar in English for producing excellent results in CBSE Exam for the academic year 1997-98 at Regional Level (Rajasthan, Delhi and Haryana come under one region which is in Jaipur).

REFRESHER AND ORIENTATION COURSES ATTENDED (Category III: III (E) (i)
Refresher Course, 3-24 February 1999, Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.

Orientation Course, December 14 2001 to 11 January 2002, Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.  

Refresher Course 3-23 August 2005, Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad with an “A” Grade.

Refresher Course from 3-23 January 2008, Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad with an “A” Grade.

COURSES DESIGNED AND OFFERED (Category I Sl. No. 1)
             MA

English Literature and Thought, 1579-1700

English Literature and Thought, 1700-1798

Eighteenth Century British Literature and Thought

Indian Writing in English

Indian English Women’s Fiction of the 1980s (Optional Course)

Indian English Women’s Fiction of the 1990s (Optional Course)     
                       
Indian English Women’s Fiction of the Post 1990s (Optional Course)

(A project was given to the students to make a survey of opinion on issues like Marriage and Career as it immediately relates to them)  (Category I Sl. No. 3)

Interrogating Dalits Religious Perceptions and Practices (Optional Course)

(Slides were downloaded to show the students about the life of Dalits and screened them in the classroom with the help of Internet and discussed at length).

Language Intensive Study Programme.
           
            The English Language 1
           
            Defining and Re-defining Indian Dalit Literature
           
The English Language II

MPHIL (Category I:, Sl.No. 5)

Indian Writing in English

Indian English Fiction

Research Methods

Indian English Short Story

Strategies for Developing Listening Comprehension Skills

Interrogating Dalits Religious Perceptions and Practices

Author Course: Rabindranath Tagore

Portrayal of Dalits in Telugu Cinema

Evaluating B.Ed English Curriculum

            Author Course: Bodo Folk Tales

Author Course: Kamala Das

Author Course: Naga Folk Tales

Phonetics of (Indian) English

Needs Analysis

Memory Studies

Author Course: Jawahar Lal Nehru'r Letters

Indian English Women's Fiction of the Post 1990s 

PH D (Category I:, Sl.No. 5)

           
Making of an Anthology

            Research Methods in Language Learning           

Dalit Autobiography

Learning Strategies

Drama Techniques in ELT

Dystopian Fiction

Bengali Dalit Literature in Translation

COURSES FOR STUDENTS UNDER STUDY IN INDIA PROGRAMME

Indian English Women’s Fiction of the Post 1990s

PUBLICATIONS SUMMARY

            Books Published         15        Research Papers Published                 37       
            Books Accepted         01        Research Papers Accepted                  02

            Other Papers Published           8

SUPERVISION SUMMARY

            M. Phil Awarded                    12        M.Phil Under Supervision      01
Ph. D Awarded                       02        Ph. D Under Supervision       06
                                                                                     
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