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Research in Arts & Humanities
Research and Innovation
Office of Research and Innovation,
REVA University, Rukmini Knowledge Park Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka,
Bangalore – 560 064
Karnataka, India
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Research in Arts & Humanities

List of Guides & their expertise

Name Email ID Research Interests
Dr. Payel Dutta Chowdhury Indian Writings in English; Translation Studies; Gender Studies; Revisionist Writings
Dr. Sonia Vashista Oberoi Diasporic Writings; New Literatures; Film Studies; American & African American Literatures
Dr. A.V.S. Jaya Annapurna Gandhian Thoughts; Autobiographies; Indian Writings in English
Dr. C. Chamundehswari ELT
Dr. Abhisarika Prajapati Theatre & Film Studies; Diasporic Writings; Russian Writings; LGBT Literature; Translation Literature
Dr. Premalatha S. Comparative Literature; Dalit & Other Resistance Literatures; Partition Literature
Dr. Sreenivas Murthy K Hindi Katha Sahitya

Conferences Organized:

2-Day International Conference on “(His)tory, Her-story, and ‘Other’ Narratives: Revisions and Re-interpretations in Story-telling” organized on 3rd and 4th February 2017.

Sl. No. Name & Designation of the Speaker Topic
1 Dr. T. Satyanath, Former Professor, University of Delhi, New Delhi Re-Visioning Indian Representations: Pluralistic Epistemology, Margino-centricism and Trans-mediality and Interdisciplinarity
2 Dr. Ettienne Rassendran, Professor, Department of English, St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Bengaluru, Karnataka Between Dreaming and Arriving: A Question of Identities
3 Dr. Himadri Lahiri, Professor, Dept. of English & Culture Studies, University of Burdwan, Burdwan, West Bengal Reinventing the Myth: Diaspora and the Politics of Representation
4 Dr. V. Shantha, Professor, Department of English, Jyoti Nivas College (Autonomous), Bengaluru, Karnataka Contesting Histories, Competing Narratives

Thrust Areas of Research

  • ELT
  • Indian Writings in English; American Literature
  • Translation Studies; Gender Studies

Details of Faculty Members/ Research Scholars of the School pursuing Ph.D:

Sl.No Name Designation Title of research University
01 Prof. Beena G. Professor Amidst War and Peace: An Exploration of Female Voices in Revisionist Versions of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata REVA University
02 Mr. Manjunath M. Assistant Professor Impact of Media Messages on School-Going Adolescents in Creating Awareness on HIV Bangalore University
03 Prof. Jagadeesh Y.C. Assistant Professor 21neya Shatamanada Modala Dashakada Kadambarigalu (Samajika, Samskrutika, Rajakiya Nelegalu) Kuvempu University
04 Prof. Prasad Gowda T.S. Assistant Professor Humorous Narratives on Death, Dying, and Dead: An Enquiry Through Cultural Frames Bangalore University
05 Prof. Charitra H.G. Assistant Professor The Normative Approaches of Feminism in Helen Andelin and Simone de Beauvoir: A Comparative Perspective Bangalore University
06 Prof. Nasreen Ghani Assistant Professor Re-discovering India: A Study of the Kaleidoscopic Culture and Identity in Select Works of Sashi Tharoor REVA University
07 Prof. Vijayalakshmi Sam Assistant Professor Stature of Metacognitive Awareness in Reading Strategies Among Divergent Learners REVA University
08 Prof. Suzan Karkera Assistant Professor Implementing Computer Assisted Language Learning to Promote Listening Skills Among Engineering Students REVA University
09 Prof. Violet McHardy Assistant Professor A Feminist Analysis of Cultural Implications and Evolution of Identity in Manju Kapur’s Novels REVA University
10 Prof. Radha D.R. Assistant Professor Comparative Study of Oppressed Voices in the Works of Select Indian and African American Women Writers REVA University
11 Ms. Yashaswini P. Research Scholar Myth, Society, and Women’s Identity in Githa Hariharan’s Novels REVA University
12 Ms. Sapna Research Scholar Transcending Gender Stereotypes of Select Asian Women Writers REVA University
13 Ms. Jayapradha Research Scholar Issues of Women’s Identity in the Social Landscape of Kerala with reference to the Selected Works of Lalithambika Antharjanam and Kamala Das REVA University
14 Mr. Lohith K. N. Research Scholar African American Popular Culture: Reading the Vernacular Tradition (Late 19th Century Onwards) REVA University
15 Mr. Tiakaba Jamir Research Scholar Strategies of Developing Speaking Skills Among ESL Students REVA University
16 Ms. Shanthi Joseph Research Scholar Activity-based Teaching: A Pedagogical Approach of Teaching English for Tertiary Level Students REVA University
17 Ms. Sujatha Girish Research Scholar Exploration of Diasporic Identity in the Novels of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni REVA University
18 Ms. Noopur Srivastava Research Scholar Voicing the Voiceless: Unexplored Women in Select Revisionist Texts of The Ramayana and The Mahabharata REVA University
19 Ms. Meenakshi Research Scholar Exploration of Identity, Alienation, and Exile in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Selected Works REVA University
20 Ms. Vidya Shankar Shetty Research Scholar Unexplored Voices in Devdutt Pattanaik’s Works REVA University
21 Ms. Joshi Ashwini Bhujang Research Scholar Mridula Sinha Ki Kahaniyon Mein Samajik Jivan REVA University
22 Ms. Alka Nana David Prasad Research Scholar Maitreyi Pushpa Ke Katha Sahitya Mein Naari Samvedna REVA University

Innovative Projects

  • Translation Project – translation of a collection of Hindi short stories by Maitreyi Pushpa to English.
  • North-East Literature
  • Food, Culture & Identity in Selected Work of Indian Women Writers.