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CURRICULUM VITAE

PROF. LINGARAJA GANDHI
(34 years of Teaching, Research and Administrative Experience)
Registrar (Administration) (since 20th February 2019- Till Date) University of Mysore,
Vishwavidyanilaya Karya Soudha, University of Mysore, Mysuru-570005
Registrar(Evaluation) (since 11th August 2017- 20th February 2019) Bengaluru Central University Central College Campus
Dr. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru- 56 001

Professor of English (since July 2007- till date ) Department of Postgraduate Studies and Research in English
University of Mysore, Mysuru Director
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Board (PMEB) &
Nodal officer for RUSA & University Ranking Surveys (Since July 18, 2016- 10 August 2017)
Vishwavidyanilaya Karya Soudha University of Mysore, Mysuru-570005
Visiting Professor of English (2007-2010) University of IBB, Republic of Yemen Director
College Development Council (CDC) (Dec 2, 2011 to July 18, 2016)
University of Mysore, Mysuru

Professor-Director

UGC-Academic Staff College (UGC-ASC)

(Dec 22, 2012 to July 18, 2016)

University of Mysore, Mysuru

Member: Academic Council

Central University of Karnataka, Kalaburagi

&

University of Mysore, Mysuru

Email : [email protected]

Cell : +91-90367 39909

Off:+91-0821-2419361

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CURRICULUM VITAE OF PROF. LINGARAJA GANDHI

(34 years of Teaching, Research and Administrative Experience)

(at University Level)

Cell: +91-90367 39909

Email: [email protected]

I. NAME & DESIGNATION
(Current Position)

:

PROF. LINGARAJA GANDHI

Registrar (Administration) University of Mysore Vishwavidyanilaya „Karya Soudha‟ University of Mysore, Mysore-570005 (since 20th February 2019- Till date)

Registrar (Evaluation) Bengaluru Central University Central College Campus Dr. Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru- 56 001 (since 11th August 2017- 20th February 2019)

Director Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Board& Nodal officer for RUSA & University Ranking Surveys (Since 18th July, 2016 – 10th August 2017) Vishwavidyanilaya „Karya Soudha‟ University of Mysore, Mysore-570005

Professor of English (holding substantive post in the University since1987, and as Professor since 2007 - till date) Dept. of Postgraduate Studies & Research in English, University of Mysore, Mysuru

Director College Development Council (CDC) (2nd December , 2011 to 18th July, 2016)
University of Mysore, Mysuru

Director (in-charge)
UGC- Academic Staff College (UGC-ASC) (22nd December, 2012 to 18th July, 2016)

Member: (i) Academic Council, Central University of
Karnataka, Kalaburagi (December 2015-till date). (ii) Academic Council, University of Mysore, Mysore. (since December 2011- 10th August 2017). (iii) Academic Council, University of Mysore, Mysore (1993-1996)
Visiting Professor of English (2007-2010) University of IBB, Republic of Yemen
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II. PERSONAL DATA:

Date of Birth

:

Nationality

:

14thNovember 1959 Indian

III. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Department of Studies in English University of Mysore, Mysore. Department of Studies in English, University of Mysore, Mysore. Maharaja‟s College, University of Mysore, Mysore.

Degree Awarded
Ph.D.
MA
BA

Subject(s)

Year

English

1998

English
English, Journalism & Public
Administration

1981-83 1978-81

IV. TEACHING, RESEARCH & ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE: 34 Years (Since 1983) (At University Level)

A. Abroad

:

Professor of English,

(October 2007 - July 2010)

Department of English,

Faculty of Arts, University of IBB,

Republic of Yemen.

B. India

:

Professor of English,

Postgraduate Department of Studies & Research in English,

University of Mysore, Mysuru

Postgraduate Centre, Mandya-571402

(Since July 2007-till date)

Reader in English (BOA) (Since July 1999 to February 2003)
Designated as Associate Professor Postgraduate Department of Studies & Research in English, University of Mysore, Mysore Postgraduate Centre, Mandya-571402 (Since February 2003 to July 2007)
Lecturer in English (Asst. Professor) (Senior Scale) Maharaj‟s College (Constituent College) University of Mysore, Mysuru (1992-1999)
Lecturer in English (Asst. Professor) BOA Maharaja‟s College (Constituent College), University of Mysore, Mysuru (1987-1992)

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Lecturer in English (Asst. Professor) Government Degree Colleges, Kollegal, Srirangapatana and H.D. Kote) Directorate of Collegiate Education, Govt. of Karnataka (1984-1987)
Lecturer in English (Fulltime-temporary) J.S.S College of Arts, Science and Commerce Chamarajanagar (Private-aided College Affiliated to University of Mysuru (1983-1984)

V. AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:
 Higher Education  Commonwealth Literature  Postcolonial Theory and Literature  African Fiction  English Literature

 American Literature  Translation Studies  E.L.T.  Comparative Literature  Indian Writing in English

VI. FELLOWSHIPS/AWARDS/FOREIGN VISITS:

i) Visited Stanford, California, USA

:

18 December 2016- 3January 2017

ii) Professor of English

:

Department of English, University of IBB,

Republic of Yemen (2007-2010)

iii) Awarded UGC Travel Grants

:

To present a paper at AUESTA/SAAVAL/SAACLALS

Conference on “Forging the Local and the Global”,

9-12, July 2006, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch,

Matieland, South Africa.

iv) Awarded UGC Travel Grants

:

Presented a paper at ACALAS‟ X Triennial Conference,

14-18, August 1995, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

v) UGC Visiting Fellow : India.

Department of English, IKS University, Khairagarh, (20th January 2005 - 4th February 2005)

vi) UGC Visiting Fellow : India.

Department of English, IKS University, Khairagarh, (8th March 2004 - 22nd March 2004)

VII. LEVELS OF TEACHING: Ph.D., M.Phil. Postgraduate (PG) &Undergraduate (UG)

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VIII. RESEARCH GUIDANCE (i) No. of Ph.D.’s awarded : 5

Sl.

Title of the Thesis

No.

“Constructing Africa: A critical Study of the 1. Non-Fictional Works of Achebe and Ngugi”

“Ernest Hemingway‟s Novel: A Psychoanalytic 2. Reading”

“Race, Class and Gender in the Narratives of 3. Nadine Gordimer”

“Hegemony and the Politics of Space in the 4. Plays of Harold Pinter”

“The Treatment of Myth and History in Salman 5. Rushdie‟s Fiction”

Name of the Candidate
George Mathew
Nematollah Moradi (Foreign National)
Thandava Gowda T.N.
Yousef Zadah (Foreign National)
Abdulmonim Ali Ash-Shaibani
(Foreign National)

Year of Award 2009 2009 2010 2011
2012

Candidates pursuing Ph.D – 01

Sl.

Title of the Thesis

Name of the Candidate Year of

No.

Registration

“Diasporic Subjectivity in select Novels of

1. Fadia Faqie, Laila Halaby, Diana Abu-Jaber

Bibi Sadiqua

2012

and Ahdaf Soueif”

(ii) M.Phil Thesis:
1. “Revisiting an Indian Village: An Exploration into the Fiction World of Sri Krishna Alanahalli.”
2. “The Portrayal of the oppressed: A Comparative Reading of R.K. Narayan‟s Dark Room and Anand‟s Gouri.”
3. “Representation of the Ordinary: A Thematic Study of R.K Narayan‟s The Painter of Signs and The Guide.”

IX. ACADEMIC ADMINISTRATION:
1. Registrar Evaluation (since 11 August 2017- till date) Bengaluru Central University, Bengaluru
2. Director, Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Board & Nodal officer for RUSA, University of Mysore, Mysore, from July 18, 2016- 10th August 2017
3. Director, College Development Council, University of Mysore, Mysore (from December 2, 2011 to 18th July 2016)
4. Director, UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Mysore, Mysore (from 22nd December, 2012 to 18th July 2016)
5. Course Co-ordinator, Department of Studies in English, Postgraduate Centre, Mandya, University of Mysore, Mysore (2003-2007 & 2010-2009).
6. Co-ordinator, Refresher Course in Indian Literature, Jan 17-Feb 6, 2007(UGC Academic Staff College, Manasagangotri, University of Mysore, Mysore).
7. Co-ordinator, Special Lecture-Series “Literature and Its Contexts” March 2006 (at Postgraduate Center University of Mysore, Mandya.

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X. PUBLICATIONS: BOOKS, ARTICLES AND INTERVIEWS: Publications, in addition to English Literature and Language, include on allied subjects such as
Journalism, Society, Culture and Higher Education Books : 05
1. Connecting the Postcolonial: Anand and Ngugi, New Delhi: Atlantic Publications (International Edition), 2006.
2. Newspapers in the Framework of Space: Mysore Urban Press (Mimeo, Mysore 1981), (Co-author)
3. College Development Council, Handbook-2012, Mysore: Harsh Printers, University of Mysore, Mysore.
4. 28 years of UGC-Academic Staff College Handbook-2015, UGC-ASC, University of Mysore (in Press)
5. College Development Council, Handbook-2015, Mysore: Harsh Printers, UOM Mysore (in Press)
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ARTICLES, REVIEWS AND COURSE MATERIALS

International

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14

National

:

19

Reviews

:

13

Course Materials :

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Articles: 14 (International: Abroad)

1. "Excursion to Continental Graveyard: A Reading of Mulk Raj Anand's Across the Black Waters."

Cross Cultural Voices: Investigation into the PostColonial. Ed. Claudio Garlier And Isabella Maria Zoppi. Roma (Italy): Bulzoni, 1997.

2. “Quest for Space: Boundary and the Border Forging the Local and the Global AFRICAN SUN

in Amos Tutuola‟s The Palm- Wine

MeDIA: Stellenbobosch University, South Africa

Drinkard- and Ngugi‟s Matigari

(2006) 97-103 http://www.AfricanSunMedia.com

3. Discourse of power: A Reading of Harold Pinter through Foucault

Literary Discourses: A peer reviewed International journal. (ISSN No. 0976 2035). Vol; 2 No. 1 Kharaigh: IKS University, 2011

4. “About Translating Culture”.

Ibb University News Letter. IBB Republic of

Yemen, November 2007

5. “The Concept of Thanatos in Hemingways Ed. Chandralekarao. Chennai (India): Department

Novels” Akshara: an International Research of English .D.G Vaishnav College. Vol. 3 March

Journal of Critical and Creative Writing

2008.

6. Sexual Myths in Rushdie‟s Shame.

Indian Journal of Postcolonial Literatures (ISSN0974-7370) Centre for English Studies and Research, Kerala, India December 2010.

7. “Quest for Space: Boundary and the Border The Commonwealth Review: Special Number on

in Amos Tutuola‟s The Palm-Wine

Mapping the New Literatures. Vol. XVI, No. 2.

Drinkard- and Ngugi‟s Matigari”.

ISCS: New Delhi, 2007.

8. “Young Heroes and Colonial Discourse: Anand‟s and Ngugi‟s Narratives”

The Canon of Commonwealth Literature: Essays in Criticism. Ed. A.L McLeod. New Delhi: Sterling Publishers, 2003.

9. "An Interview with Ngugi Wa Thiong 'O"

The Literary Half Yearly, Vol. XXX1X, No.1, 1998, Mysore (India).

10. An Interview with Mulk Raj Anand"

The Literary Half Yearly, Vol. XXXXii, No. 1, 2000. Mysore (India)

11. “Local Global and the English Language”.

Yemen Times (Education Supplement): Sana‟a (Republic of Yemen). 23 August 2008.

12. “Marketing Knowledge: Quality and Accountability in University Education”.

Yemen Times. (Education Supplement): Sana‟a (Republic of Yemen). 9 June 2008
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13. “About Naming: Some thoughts on the English Departments.”

Yemen Times. (Education Supplement): Sana‟a (Republic of Yemen).3 April 2008.

14. “Saga of Yemen Coffee” (Tracing Yemen – Yemen Times. (Culture) :(Education Supplement):

Mysore (India) Coffee Connections)

Sana‟a (Republic of Yemen). 2nd March 2009

Articles: 19 (National)

1. “Novelist as a playwright :Flawless Women Kala Vaibav, Vol-XVI.IKS University.

in Nagugi‟s Plays”

Kahairagarh (India) 2007.

2. “Excursion to Continental Graveyard: A Reading of ” Anand‟s Across the Black Waters”

(Rpt). Indian English Literature Ed. Basavaraj Naikar. Atlantic Publishers: New Delhi, 2007.

3. “An Interview with Mulk Raj Anand”.

Rpt. Ed. Basavaraj Naikar. Atlantic Publishers: New Delhi, 2007

4. “Voice of Africa: The Untold Stories”

Sunday Herald [Bangalore, India] (Articulations) July one 2007.

5. The Portrayal of Subaltern Women: A Reading of Kuvempu‟s The House of Kanooru.

Journal of Development and Social Change (A Quarterly Research Journal). Ed. O.D. Heggade. Vol-4. No-1. Jan-Mar, 2007Mysore.

6. Mugumu Vruksha (A Short Story Translation from English into Kannada)

Sankramana(A Monthly Journal in Kannada). Ed. Chandarshekara Patila, Bangalore: Sankramana Prakashana, Vol.41, No. 05, SeptOct 2006.

7. William Wordsworth‟s “Preface to Lyrical Ballads: A Reading” {An article in Kannada}

Abhijata: A Felicitation Volume. Ed. Kyatanahally Ramanna (et al); Mysore: Samvahana, 2006.

8. Arthur Miller: A Playwright of the „Common Man‟

Akshara (International Annual Research Journal of Critical& Creative Writing in Enligh). Department of English. Chennai: Vol.2. No.2. April 2006.

9. The Moments of Awakening: Reflections on Ambedkar and Dalits in Contemporary India.

the Personal Narrative of Dr. B. R.

Eds. Vishwanatha & V. B. Hans Bangalore:

Ambedkar

Academic Publishers, 2005.

10. “Literature as a Weapon for Change”

Sunday Herald [Bangalore, India] (Articulations) 23 Jan. 2005.

11. “Freedom, Jail and Exile: Life and Story of a Kenyan (African) Writer, Ngugi”

IKS University, Khairagarh, Chhattisgarh, Souvenir 2005.

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12. “Mulk Raj Anand: Quest for so many freedoms”

Sunday Herald [Bangalore, India] 3rdOctober, 2004.

13. “Gandhiji‟s South African Experiences”

Bhoomike, Souvenir 2004, on the occasion of Kuvempu Centenary Celebrations and SilverJubilee Celebrations of H.K. Veeranna Gowda College, Maddur, Karnataka, India.

14. “Violence is Futile”

Tehelka, page 8, February 26, 2005, New Delhi, India.

15. “V.S. Naipaul– The Man Indians Love to Hate”

The New Indian Express, page 3, 6thJanuary, 2004, Bangalore, India.

16. “A Nobel Laureate‟s Jaundiced

The New Indian Express, page 4,

Interpretation of India, „backward cultures” 7thJanuary, 2004, Bangalore, India.

17. SHAKESPEAREANA: An Interview with Director, Shakespeare Institute, Stratfordupon-Avon, London.

Sunday Herald, page 3, December 4, 1983, Bangalore, India.

18. "Kurubas Astride: A Socio-Cultural Study Sunday Herald, page 1, August 22, 1982, of the Tribes of Mysore District", Karnataka Bangalore, India. State.

19. "Ngugi wa Thiong‟o": Language, Literature & Commitment" (An article in Kannada)

Samanvaya.eds.Lingadevaru Halemane et. al; Mysore: Vishwamaitri Institute of Research and Rural Development 1999).

Book Reviews : 13 (International)

1. Different Types of Time in History", S.B. The Literary Half-Yearly Vol. XXXII

Singh's

Jan- 91, Mysore, India.

Hardy Yeats and Eliot: Towards A Meaning

of

History, New Delhi: Bhari Publications,

1990.

2. "Reflections on the Life of Virginia Woolf". The Literary Half-Yearly Vol. XXXIII John Mepham's Virginia Woolf: A Literary July- 92. Life. London, Macmillan Press, 1991.

3. "Goodness of God's World”: P. Lal's

The Literary Half-Yearly Vol. XXXIII

Lessons, Calcutta, Writer's Workshop,1991. Jan- 92, Mysore, India

4. "Fascism And D.H. Lawrence”,

The Literary Half-Yearly Vol. XXXIV

Sachidananda Mohanthy's Lawrence's

Jan- 93 Mysore, India.

Leadership Politics And The Defeat of

Fascism. New Delhi, Academic Foundation,

1990.

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5. "Story For Feminists", Hemanth Kulkarni's Serpent In the Stars. Calcutta Writers' Workshop, 1990.
6. "Did the Sun Shine in Heaven, Also?" Mulk Raj Anand's Between Tears and Laughter. New Delhi: Sterling Publishers, 1992.
7. "The Comic Muse in Narayan," Lakshmi Calcutta: Writers' Workshop, 1992.

The Literary Half-Yearly Vol. XXXIV July- 93, Vol. XXXIV July-93.
The Literary Half-Yearly Vol. XXXV, January94, Mysore, India.
The Literary Half-Yearly Vol. XXXV JulyHolmstrom's The Novels of R.K. Narayan, 94, Mysore, India.

8. "The Empire Writes Back,” Feroza Jussawallah & Reed Way Dasenbrock (Eds): Interviews with the writers of PostColonial World. Mississippi: U Press of Mississippi, 1995)

The Literary Half-Yearly Vol. XXXVI, January-95, Mysore, India.

9. "Mulk Raj Anand's Fiction” a review of P.K. Rajan's Mulk Raj Anand: A Revaluation New Delhi; ArnoldAssociates, 1995.

The Literary Half-Yearly Vol. XXXVII, No.1, January 1996, Mysore, India.

10. "Aurobindo's Vision", a review of S.Muali's, The Literary Half-Yearly Vol. XXX1X, No.1, The Mantra of Vision: An Over-view of Sri January 1998. Aurobindo's Aesthetics. Delhi B.R. Publishing, 1997.

11. "Wordsworth's Philosophic Poetry" a review The Literary Half-Yearly Vol. XXX1X, No.1,

of Don H. Bialostosky's Wordsworth,

January 1998.

Dialogics and the Practice of Criticism.

London: C.U.P, 1992.

12. "Nonsensical Riches", a review of Noel Malcolm's The Origin of English Nonsense, U.K.: Horper Collins, 1997.

The Literary Half-Yearly Vol. XXX1X, No.1, January 1998

13. “Philip Larkin”, a review of Stephen Regant‟s book Philip Larkin (New Casebooks), New York: ST. Martin‟s Press, 1997.

The Literary Half-Yearly Vol. XXXX, 1999

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