The Post Graduate Department of English was established in 2014 affiliated to Bangalore Central University. Since then adopting the syllabus designed by the University and establishing relevant specialisations such as, British Literature, Indian Literature in English and in English Translation, American Literatures, Introduction to Language and Linguistics, Literary Theory, Gender Studies, European Literature in English Translation, Cultural Studies, Critical Reading and Critical Thinking,Emergent Literatures in English Translation, Academic Writing and Research Methodology,Media and Film Studies, Subaltern Narratives.
The objectives of the Department include the creation of committed post- graduates in the field of English Language and Literature and provide a hand on experience in creating the sensitivity required for becoming creative interpreters and acquiring a sufficient levels of literary competence and exposing the students to a rich variety of literary texts across the world.The Department organises extra- curricular activities, trains the students to participate in various programmes, debates, cultural events, book clubs, etc. Students are encouraged to present and publish articles in seminars and conferences at the national level organised by institutions in Bangalore.We have students from all parts of India and also have a number of foreign students too.Some of the students who have completed M.A English are pursuing their Ph.Ds from foreign & Indian universities as well.The Department has well experienced faculty who encourage research and practice.
“Think Inspire Grow”
To foster creative thinking · To equip studies with knowledge.To develop analytical skills in thought and
• Teaching Experience: 13 years• Newspaper Articles/ Book Reviews: 02• Research Papers Participated/ Published in Journals: 05• Workshops Attended/ Organized: 03• Participated in Workshops/Conferences/Seminars: 03• Training Programme Organized / Attended: 04 • BOE member at Bangalore Central University• Ph.D adjudication Panel & Examiner • Book/Conference reviewer• Blogger/Poet/Content Writer
Areas of Interest/Research:• Indian Literature in English and in English Translation• English Language Teaching• Gender Studies• European Literature in English Translation• Kannada Texts in English Translation• Postcolonial Studies• Cultural Studies• Academic Writing and Research Methodology
Years of Experience 28 Positions held Professor and Director ,RIESI Bangalore Research Experience No of PhD produced 20NO OF M.Phil. .. 30No of Books published .3No of papers presented 25Member ,Advisory Board , SVU Journal of English Studies Member Editorial Board Literary Endeavour
Member Ph.D panels Chaired many plenary sessions and delivered keynote addresses in nearly 15 conferences and seminars organised by different colleges and universities in south India
Academic counsellor for MA ENGLISH and Diploma in Creative Writing in English offered by IGNOU