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Research in Arts & Humanities

List of Guides & their expertise

Name of Guides Areas of Specialization Email ID
Dr. Payel Dutta Chowdhury North-East Literature; Indian Writings in English; Gender Studies; Revisionist Writings payeldutta.c@reva.edu.in
Dr. C. Chamundehswari ELT chamundeshwari.c@reva.edu.in
Dr. Premalatha S. Comparative Literature; Dalit & Other Resistance Literatures; Partition Literature prema.s@reva.edu.in
Dr. Abhisarika Prajapati Theatre & Film Studies; Diasporic Writings; Russian Writings; LGBT Literature; Translation Literature abhisarika.p@reva.edu.in
Dr. Sreenivas Murthy K Hindi Katha Sahitya sreenivasamk@reva.edu.in

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.

Speakers:

Sl. No.

Name of the Speaker

Topic

1

Dr. T. Satyanath, University of Delhi, New Delhi

Re-Visioning Indian Representations: Pluralistic Epistemology, Margino-centricism and Trans-mediality and Interdisciplinarity

2

Dr. Ettienne Rassendran, St. Joseph’s  College (Autonomous), Bengaluru, Karnataka

Between Dreaming and Arriving: A Question of Identities

3

Dr. Himadri Lahiri, University of Burdwan,  Burdwan, West Bengal

Reinventing the Myth: Diaspora and the Politics of Representation

4

Dr. V. Shantha, Jyoti Nivas College (Autonomous), Bengaluru, Karnataka

Contesting Histories, Competing Narratives

2-Day International Conference on “Connecting Cultures: Ramayana Retellings in South India and Southeast Asia” on 14th and 15th September 2017 conducted on the occasion of the centenary celebrations of the noted historian, Prof. Achuta Rao in collaboration with National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bengaluru

Sl. No. Name & Designation of the Speaker Topic
1 Prof. Vanamala Viswanatha, Azim Premji University, Bangalore Rāmāyaṇa Retellings in the Classical Canon of Kannaḍa Literature
2 Mrs. Malini Saran, Independent Scholar, New Delhi Discourse on Governance and Ethics as a lietmotif in the Rāmāyaṇas of Java
3 Prof. Chirapat Prapandvidya, Silpakorn University, Bangkok Thai Rāmakien: Its Close Links with South India
4 Dr. A.J. Thomas, Author and translator, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi Ādhyātma Rāmāyaṇaṃ Kilippāṭṭu of Tunchat Ezhuttachan: The Foremost Malayalam Bhakti Text
5 Prof. Krishna Murthy Hanuru, Kannada scholar and writer, Mysore From Palace to Streets: Many Rāmāyaṇas from the Bylane
6 Mrs. Mary Brockington, University of Oxford, Oxford From Kanauj to Laos: Development of the ‘Floating Maiden’ episode in the Southeast Asian Rāma tradition
7 Prof. Do Thu Ha, Vietnam National University, Hanoi Localizing India’s Values of the Rāmāyaṇa in Southeast Asia—the case of the Malay Hikāyat Seri Rāma
8 Prof. Paula Richman, Oberlin College in Ohio, USA Ravana Center-Stage: Motivations of a Rakshasa Monarch
9 Prof. Purushottama Bilimale, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi The Making of Rāmāyaṇa in the Yakṣagānas of Coastal Karnataka
10 Prof. Ghulam-Sarwar Yousof, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur The Rāmāyaṇa of the Malay Shadow Play, Wayang Kulit Kelantan, and its possible parallels and connections with the epic versions in northern Southeast Asia
11 Ms. Cheryl Thiruchelvam, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia Expressions of the Ramayana Epic in Malaysian Arts
12 Mr. Sirang Leng, Silpakorn University, Bangkok Reamker Performance in Khmer Society
13 Dr. Phan Anh Thu, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Ho Chih Minh City, Vietnam Riemke Performance in the Khmer Villages: Untold Stories
14 Dr. Thomas Hunter, University of British Columbia, Vancuover Mabasan Rāmāyaṇa, a Continuous Retelling of the Rāmāyaṇa in Bali
15 Dr. Valérie Gillet, Ecole Français d’Extrême Orient, Paris The Rāmāyaṇa in the Pallava and Pandya Archaeological and Epigraphic Material
16 Dr. Parul Pandya Dhar, University of Delhi, Delhi The Rāmāyaṇa in the Western Chalukyan Deccan, c. 6th to 8th centuries
17 Prof. S. Settar, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore Rāmāyaṇa narratives from the Hoysaḷas to Vijayanagara
18 Prof. Sharada Srinivasan, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore Rāmāyaṇa Bronzes and Sculpture from the Coḷa to Vijayanagara Times
19 Dr. R.K.K. Rajarajan, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi The Rāmāyaṇa Paintings of the Māliruñcōlai Temple: Nationalism under the spell of Regionalism
20 Dr. Shiva Aruni, Director, Indian Council of Historical Research Narrative Sculptural Art of Ramayana During the Post-Vijayanagara Period in Karnataka
21 Prof. John Brockington, University of Oxford, Oxford Stone, Wood, Paint: Rāma Story Representations Throughout Southeast Asia
22 Dr. Gauri Parimoo-Krishnan, Art Historian and Curator, Singapore Mighty Messenger: Adaptation and Localisation of Hanumān and the Rāmāyaṇa in Southeast Asia
23 Dr. Rachel Loizeau, Université Catholique de l'Ouest at Angers, France Rāmāyaṇa retold in Khmer sculpture with special reference to the Yuddhakāṇḍa (10th-12th centuries)
24 Ms. Nguyen Thi Tam Anh “Robam” of Khmer Ethnicity in Southern Vietnam: Case Study in Soc Trang Province

Thrust Areas of Research

ELT; Indian Writings in English; American Literature;

Translation Studies; Gender Studies; Hindi Katha Sahitya

Details of Ph.D. Research Scholars of the School:

Sl No Name of the Scholar Name of the Guide Title of research Year of Registration
1 Mr. Mahadeva R Dr. Jagadish Babu B V ಬೇಂದ್ರೆ ಮತ್ತು ಮಧುರಚನ್ನರ ಕಾವ್ಯಗಳ್ಲಲಿ ಅನುಭಾವ -ಒಂದು ತೌಲನಿಕ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ (ನವೋದಯ ಕಾವ್ಯ ಪರಂಪರೆಯ ಹಿನ್ನೆಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ) 2014
2 Mr. Narasimha Swamy S Dr. Jagadish Babu B V ಆಧುನಿಕೋತ್ತರ ಕಾಲಘಟ್ಟದ (1990-2014) ಕನ್ನಡ ಸಣ್ಣಕಥೆಗಳ್ಲಲಿ ಸಾಮಾಜಿಕ ಚಲನೆಗಳು - ಒಂದು ಅಧ್ಯಯನ 2014
3 Mr. Ravi Prakash Dr. Jagadish Babu B V ಸಕಲೇಶಪುರ - ಒಂದು ಜಾನಪದೀಯ ಅಧ್ಯಯನ 2014
4 Siddaraju K S Dr. M.S. Talawar A Study of Environmental Awareness and Attitude among Secondary teacher Trainees in relation to their emotional maturity, environmental practices and Socio Economic Status in Karnataka State 2015
5 Ms. Sapna Dr. C. Chamundeshwari Transcending Gender Stereotypes of Select Asian Women Writers 2015
6 Ms. Jayapradha Dr. Yogananda Rao Issues of Women’s Identity in the Social Landscape of Kerala with reference to the Selected Works of Lalithambika Antharjanam and Kamala Das 2015
7 Mr. Lohith K. N. Dr. Yogananda Rao African American Popular Culture: Reading the Vernacular Tradition (Late 19th Century Onwards) 2015
8 Mr. S. A. Lakshminarayan Shetty Dr. Sreenivas Murthy Stree Vimarsh Ke Sandharbh Me Mamata Kaliya Ke Kahani Sahitya 2015
9 Ms. Sowmya B.L. Dr. Sreenivas Murthy Samajik Samasyayon Ke Pariprekshya Me Kahanikar Narendra Kohli Ki Kahaniyan 2015
10 Ms. Sudha Kankanwar Dr. Sreenivas Murthy Kamaleshwar Ke Kahani Sahitya Me Naari Charitra 2015
11 Lavanya S P Dr. Jagadish Babu B V ನವೋದಯ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಕನಸು-ನನಸುಗಳ ನಡುವಣ ಮುಖಾಮುಖಿ-ಒಂದು ಆಧ್ಯಯನ 2015
12 Mahadeva K M Dr. Jagadish Babu B V ನವ್ಯೋತ್ತರ ಕನ್ನಡದ ಸಂದರ್ಬದಲ್ಲಿ ದಲಿತ ಬರಹಗಾರರ ಕಾದಂಬರಿಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಮಹಿಳೆ : ಒಂದು ಅಧ್ಯಯನ 2015
13 Manjanna M P Dr. Jagadish Babu B V ಕುವೆಂಪು ಮತ್ತು ಶಿವರಾಮಕಾರಂತರ ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಶೈಕ್ಷಣಿಕ ಚಿಂತನೆಗಳು-ಒಂದು ಅಧ್ಯಯನ 2015
14 Mr. Nataraja R Dr. M.S. Talawar A Study of Internet usage in Relation to some selected Psychological Variables among B.Ed Trainees 2016
15 Ms. Vijayalakshmi R. Dr. C. Chamundeshwari Stature of Metacognitive Awareness in Reading Strategies Among Divergent Learners 2016
16 Ms. Suzan Karkera Dr. C. Chamundeshwari Implementing Computer Assisted Language Learning to Promote Listening Skills Among Engineering Students 2016
17 Ms. Violet McHardy Dr. Payel Dutta Chowdhury Transitions in Identity: A Critique of Familial and Cultural Implications in the Evolution of Self in Manju Kapur’s Novels 2016
18 Mr. Tiakaba Jamir Dr. C. Chamundeshwari Strategies of Developing Speaking Skills Among Tertiary Level Students 2016
19 Ms. Shanthi Joseph Dr. C. Chamundeshwari Activity based Training: A Pedagogical Approach in Teaching English for Tertiary Level Students 2016
20 Ms. Sujatha Girish Dr. Payel Dutta Chowdhury Nation and ‘Imagined Homelands’: Exploration of Women’s Diasporic Identity in Selected Novels of Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni 2016
21 Ms. Noopur Srivastava Dr. Payel Dutta Chowdhury Earth and Fire: A Comparative Study of Sita and Draupadi in Selected Revisionist Texts 2016
22 Ms. Vidya Shankar Shetty Dr. Payel Dutta Chowdhury Challenging Stereotypes: A Study on the Unexplored Voices in Selected Works of Devdutt Pattanaik 2016
23 Ms. Nasreen Ghani Dr. Premalatha S. A Retrospective Study of Indian Culture and Identity through the Selected Works of Shashi Tharoor 2016
24 Ms. V. Meenakshi Dr. Premalatha S. Exploration of Identity, Alienation, and Exile in Jhumpa Lahiri’s Selected Works 2016
25 Ms. Yashaswini P. Dr. Premalatha S. Myth, Society, and Identity: A Study of Githa Hariharan’s Novels 2016
26 Ms. Radha D.R. Dr. Premalatha S. Paradigm Shift in Representation of Culture, Society and Women in Selected Novels of Chetan Bhagat 2016
27 Ms. Joshi Ashwini Bhujang Dr. Sreenivas Murthy Mridula Sinha Ki Katha Sahitya Mein Samajik Jivan 2016
28 Ms. Alka Nana David Prasad Dr. Sreenivas Murthy Maitreyi Pushpa Ke Upanasyon Me Parilakshit Stree-Purush Sambandh 2016
29 Mr. Nagappa Appanna Singi Dr. Sreenivas Murthy Shankar Shesh Ke Natako Me Chitrit Nari Charitra: Ek Anusheelan 2016
30 Ms. Anupama B.N. Dr. Payel Dutta Chowdhury The Personal and the Political: A Study of Khaled Hosseini and Atiq Rahimi’s Works 2017
31 Ms. Radhika V. Dr. Payel Dutta Chowdhury Women in the Periphery: A Study of Kavita Kane’s Works 2017
32 Ms. Kaveri V.A. Dr. Payel Dutta Chowdhury Portrayal of Culture and Identity in the Novels of Kaveri Nambisan 2017
33 Mr. Joji K.C. Dr. Abhisarika Prajapati An Action Research on the Status of English Education of Girls in Ron 2017
34 Ms. Akhila Variyar Dr. Abhisarika Prajapati History, Alterity and Normativity in the Fictional World of Rohinton Mistry 2017
35 Ms. Asma Fathima Dr. Abhisarika Prajapati War, Women and Trauma in the Novels of Tahmima Anam 2017
36 Ms. Jalaja K.N. Dr. Shalini Chandra A Comparative Study of Women Characters in Shashi Deshpande and Arundhati Roy’s Works 2017