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Dr. T S Satyanath

Dr.
  Associate Professor
     Modern Indian Languages and Literay Studies,
University of Delhi,
Delhi – 110007
 
     
+91-11-27666626
+919868706410
     tssatyanath@mil.du.ac.in

Educational Qualifications

Ph.D.

Ph.D., University of Delhi

2007

M.Phil. / M.Tech.

M.Phil., University of Delhi

1982

PG

Bangalore University

1976

UG

Bangalore University

1974

Any other qualification

Diploma in Linguistics, University of Delhi

Advance Diploma In Linguistics, University of Delhi

Diploma in English, Bangalore University

Diploma in Civil Engineering, SJ Polytechnic, Bangalore

1979

1980

1969

1964

Career Profile

1978 – till date: Associate Professor, Department of Modern Indian Languages and Literay Studies, University of Delhi.         

1995 -1998: Visiting Professor, Kannada University, Hampi.                                                                                                                 

1986 -1991: Visiting Scholar, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, U.S.A.     

1989: Visiting Lecturer, University of Guyana, Georgetown, Guyana.

Administrative Assignments

2000-2007: Warden, Mansarowar Hostel, University of Delhi.

1976-1977: Head, Departmant of Kannada Language and Literature, Kannada University, Hampi.

1976-1977: Executive Editor, Kannada Encyclopedia Project, Kannada University, Hampi.

Areas of Specialization / Interest

Comparative Indian Literature

Translation Studies

Cultural Studies

Folklore Studies

Kannada Language and  Literature

Subjects Taught

M.Phil.

Indian Literary Historiography, Introduction to Indian Literature, Translation Studies in India, Indian Novel.

M.A.

Study of a Literary Movement: Bhakti, Thematology: Women in Indian Literature, Thematology: City and Village in Indian Literature, Comparative Literature: Theory, History and Methods, Reception and Survival: Ramayana in Indian Languages, Introduction to Indian Literature (Ancient and Medieval), Comparative Literature: History and Methods (Interdisciplinary course).

Pre-Ph.D. Course

Research Methodology

Certificate Course in Kannada, Diploma Course in Kannada, Advance Diploma in Kannada.

Courses Taught at Kannada University, Hampi (1995-97.)

Study of Culture, Oral Epics, Gender Studies.

Research Guidance

Supervision of awarded Doctoral Thesis: One (resulted awaited)

Supervision of Doctoral Thesis, under progress: Three

Supervision of awarded M.Phil. dissertations: Two

Supervision of M.Phil. dissertation in progress: one (result awaited)  and two under submission

Publications Profile

Books/Monographs (Authored/Edited)

Satyanath, T S, B S Sridhar and B Narayanappa, ed. 2010. Samvahana Vishvakosha. Hampi: Kannada University. (Encyclopaeia of communication in Kannada) (in Kannada) (Accepted for Publication).
Satyanath, T S. 2001. A Sociolinguistic Study of Kannadigas in the Philadelphia Area. Mimeograph. Delhi: Department of Modern Indian Languages and Literary Studies, University of Delhi.
Satyanath, T S. 1988. Kannada janapada: kelavu mukhagalu. Bangalore: Sharada Mandira. (in Kannada).
Satyanath, T S, ed. 1988. Venkatanchalavasankita Kapota carite. Bangalore: Kannada Sahitya Parishat. (in Kannada).
Satyanath, T S. 1978. Narabali: ondu vishleshane. Bangalore: Vicara Sahitya. (in Kannada).

Research papers published in Refereed/Peer Reviewed Journals

Satyanath, T S. 2010. Sāmskṛtika adhyayanagaḷa sankathana hāgū bhāratīya pratinidhīkaraṇagaḷa adhyayana. Aruhu-kuruhu. 4(Special : 75-91.
Satyanath, T S. 2010. Kannada mādhyama: vicāra sankirana. Kannada Adhyayana. 1(2): 171-183.
Satyanath, T S. 2009. Mahabharatas in Kannada: Texts and Contexts. Namma Jānapadaru. Online http://www.indianfolklore.org/journals/index.php/namma.
Satyanath, T S. 2006. Processes and Models of Translation: Cases from Medieval Kannada Literature. Translation Today. 3(1-2): 111-127.
Satyanath, T S. 2004. Translation and Reception as a Cultural Process: On the Emergence of Tragedy in Kannada Literature. Translation Today. 1(1): 92-113.
Satyanath, T S. 2004. How does Shakespeare becomes Śēkh Pīr in Kannada?. Translation Today. Online www.ciil.anukriti.net.Tt.2.
Satyanath, T S. 2004. Body as Lexicon: Understanding Body-Based Knowledge Systems. Electronic Journal of Indian Culture and Society. www.ejics.iitkh.ernet.in.
Satyanath, T S. 2003. Bhakti of Hunters, Animals and Animal-like Bhaktas: Implications for Comparative Dravidian Literature. Dravidian Studies. 1(2): 61-86.
Satyanath, T S. 2002. Translation and Reception as a cultural Process: Translating Tragedies in Kannada. Translation Today. Online www.cill.anukrti.net.Tt.1.
Satyanath, T S. 2002. Hindu-muslim sambandhagalu, dhārmika sahabālve hāgū muslim jānapada: kelavu vicāragalu. Sankalana. 1(5): 22-40.
Satyanath, T S. 2001. Vasāhatīkaranagonda manassannu apavasāhatīkaranagolisuva bage. Kannada adhyayana. 7(3): 42-52.
Satyanath, T S. 1999. Change and Variation with in a Tradition: The Story of Ciruttondar/ Siriyāla in Medieval Indian Literature. Jadavpur Journal of Comparative Literature.
Satyanath, T S. 1990. Women and Title Transformation in Bankim Chandra's Translations. International Journal of Translation. 1: 47-58.
Satyanath, T S. 1984. Sahitya mattu mith. Ankana. 4(2):.
Satyanath, T S. 1983. Jānapadadalli kshētrakārya: kelavu cintanegalu. Karnātaka bhārati. 7(3):.
Satyanath, T S. 1980. Kapōtākhyānada rācanika adhyayana: ondu prayatna. Sadhane. 9(1):.
Satyanath, T S. 1978. Kannada jānapadada kelavu mukagalu. Sadhane. 7(1):.
Satyanath, T S. 1977. Kannada jānapada vargīkarana: ondu salahe. Sadhane. 6(3):.
Satyanath, T S. 1976. Tughalaq nātakadalli cadurangada tantra. Sadhane. 5(4):.
Satyanath, T S. 1975. Grīk trāgidiya kelavu tāntrika mitigalu. Sadhane. 4(1):.

Other publications (Edited works/Books reviews/festschrift volumes etc.)

Edited Works

Satyanath, T S. 2010. The Body as a Repositary of Knowledge: Understanding the Construction of Knowledge in some Traditional Knowledge Systems. In Knowledge, Language and Learning, ed. R K Agnihotri and H K Dewan, 50-68. Delhi: Macmillan India.
Satyanath, T S. 2010. Tellings and Renderings in medieval Karnataka: The Episode of Kirata Shiva and Arjuna. In Decentring Translation: India and Beyond, ed, Judy Wakabayashi and Rita Kothari, 43-56. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Satyanath, T S. 2007. Digital Archives for Literary Studies. In proceedings International Conference/Workshop on Digital Texts in Editable Format with special reference to Indic Languages, ed. Sukanta Chaudhuri. Calcutta: The School of Cultural Texts and Records, Jadavpur University. (CD version).
Satyanath, T S. 2006. Moral and Ethical Code of Conduct. In The Sharana Revolution and the Indian Constitution, ed. H M Marulasiddaiah, 122-150. Bangalore: Akhila Bharata Sharana Sahitya Praishat.
Satyanath, T S. 2005. Body as a Repositary of Knowledge: Understanding the Construction of Knowledge in Some Indian Traditional Knowledge Systems. In proceedings International Seminar on Construction of Knowledge, ed. Tista Bagci and Rama Kant Agnihotri, 48-56. Udaipur: Vidya Bhavan Society.
Satyanath, T S. 2004. kannada aur hindī kā antarasambandh: kuch vicār. In bhāratīya bhāshāye aur hindī: antarsambandho kī vyākhyā, ed. O P Kejarival. New Delhi: Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (in Hindi).
Satyanath, T S. 2004. Mantēsvāmi parampare: apavasāhatīkaranagolisuva bagge. In Mantēsvāmi kāvya: sāmskrtika mukhāmukhi, ed. Venkatesha Indvadi, 57-68. Hampi: Kannada University.
Satyanath, T S. 2004. Kuvempu, parisara mattu parisara vyavasthe. In Kuvempu: ondu punaranvēshne, ed. D S Nagabhushana, 127-142. Bellary: Lohiya Prakashana.
Satyanath, T S. 2004. Constructing the Identity of Kannada Mother: A Study of Representations in Modern Kannada Poetry. In proceedings Seminar on Regions, Cultures and Sagas, ed. I Thirumali. New Delhi: Centre for South Indian Studies, Sri Venkateshwara College.
Satyanath, T S. 2003. kannada jānapada vargīkarana-ondu salahe. In Jānapada siddhāntagalu II, ed. Ragareddy Kodirampura and G R Tippeswamy, 33-61. Bangalore: Karnataka Janapada and Yakshagana Academy.
Satyanath, T S. 2003. The Cult of Mariyamman in Guyana: A Transplanted Variety. In Indian Diaspora in Search of Identity, ed. E Annamalai and Rekha Sharma, 321-337. Mysore: Central Institute of Indian Languages.
Satyanath, T S. 2002. Kannada jānapada adhyayanadalli kampyūtar sādhyategalu. In Kampyūtar mattu kanada abhivrddhi, ed. Viresha Badigera and H Virupakshappa, 58-74. Hampi: Kannada University.
Satyanath, T S. 2001. Nagara jānapada: ondu viślēshane. In gaurava: a Felicitation Volume to Dr. G S Sivarudrappa, ed. K V Narayana, H S Raghavendra Rao and C Srinivasaraju, 92-109. Bangalore: Ankana Prakashana.
Satyanath, T S. 2001. Problematizing Folklore 150, Janapada 30. In Indian Folklore, ed. Indira Goswami and Prakash Pattanaik, 201-218. Delhi: B R Publisher.
Satyanath, T S. 2001. Problematizing Folk Popular Traditions: The Pastoralist Traditions of Mailara/ Mallayya/ Khandoba. In Dravidian Folk and Tribal Lore, ed. B Ramakrishna Reddy, 236-258. Kuppam: Dravidian University.
Satyanath, T S. 2001. Bhoga vijaya or the Violation of Norms: The Episode of Kumararama and Ratnaji in Nanjunda’s Kumararama Charita. In Culturations: Dr. Jawaharlal Handoo Felicitation Volume, ed. Udayanarayana Singh, 136-147. Mysore: Central Institute of Indian Languages.
Satyanath, T S. 2000. Jānapada mattu ādhunikōttara sankathanagalu. In Paduvanada Bedagu: ippattondaneya shtamānadatta jānapada, L R Hegde Felicitation Volume, ed. M G Hegde. Sirsi: L R Hegde Pratishtana.
Satyanath, T S. 1998. Kannada jānapada vargī karana: ondu salahe. In suvarna jānapada: A Collection of Fifty Representative Articles Pertaining to Karnataka Folklore, Vol. 2, ed. H S Ramachandregowda and Krishnamurthy Hanuru, 12-41. Bangalore: Karnataka Janapada and Yakshagana Academy.
Satyanath, T S. 1995. Samshodhane. In Kannada Vārshika 1994, ed. Rahamat Tarikere. Hampi: Kannada University.
Satyanath, T S. 1994. Language Barriers and Language Interactions: Some Aspects of Bankimchandra’s Translations. In Ajanta, 59-78. Delhi: Karol Bagh Bangiya Samaj.
Satyanath, T S. and Shobha Satyanath. 1990. Testing Language Proficiency in India: Some Problematic Issues. In Language Proficiency: Defining, Teaching and Testing, ed. Louis A Arena. New York: Plenum Press .
Satyanath, T S. 1982. Ātagalu: manōvaignanika mattu sāmskritika hinneleyalli. In Jānapada adhyayana: vicāra samkirana, ed. H P Nagarajaiah. Bangalore: Kannada Sahitya Parishat.
Satyanath, T S. 1981. Nagara jānapada: ondu vishlēshane. In Karnātaka jānapada, ed. G S Shivarudrappa. Bangalore: Bangalore University.
Satyanath, T S. 1980. Nagara sandarbhadalli ratnana mattu nāgana padagalu. In Rājaratnam kuritu, ed. C Srinivasaraju. Bangalore: Christ College.

CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION/PRESENTATIONS

Organization of a Conference

Coordinator, Workshop cum Seminar on developing a Computer Database of Literary Terms in Indian Languages, December 11-14, 2007, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore.

Participation as Paper/Poster Presenter

2010. Twentieth Century Indian Literature: Some Dimensions. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Comparative Literature, February 3-4, 2010, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi and Department of Hindi, The University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.

Models and Processes of Translation in the Indian Context. Paper presented at the Workshop on Translation Studies, Dept. of South East Asian Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi. February 8, 2010.

2010. Understanding Grammatical Traditions in India. Paper presented at the DULA Seminar Series, February 23, 2010, Department of Linguistics, University of Delhi, Delhi.

2010. South Asian Traditions of Translation. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Translation and Inter Cultural Communication, March 6-7, 2010, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.

2010. Mapping Scripto-centric, Phono-centric and Body-centric Knowledge Systems in Medieval India. Paper presented at the International Conference on Orality and  Performance: Talking Tongues, Speaking Gestures, January 12-14, 2010, Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkotta.

2010. Comparative Indian Literature: The Delhi School? Rabindra Kumar Dasgupta Panel on Schools of Comparative Literary Studies in India. Paper presented at the International Congress of Bengal Studies, February 25-28, 2010, Dept. of MIL and LS, University of Delhi, Delhi.

2010. Tagore in Indian Languages: A Study of Translation Processes. Chandrakant Mehta Panel on Reception and Translation of Tagore in Indian Languages. Paper presented at the International Congress of Bengal Studies, February 25-28, 2010, Dept. of MIL and LS, University of Delhi, Delhi.

2010. Problematizing Indian Literary Historiography. Plenary Session on Indian Literary Historiography. Paper presented at the International Conference on Expanding Territories: Comparative Literature in the Twenty-first Century, March 29-31, 2010, Saurashtra University, Rajkot.

2009. Understanding the Narratives of Peripatetic Communities: The Kinnari Jogi Version of the Mahābhārata. Chotro 2009: Paper presented at the International Conference on Nomadism, January 3-5, 2009, Bhasha Sansthan, Tejgadh.

2009. Cultural Confluence and Divergent Cultural Traditions in Medieval India. Paper presented at the 9th Biennial Conference of Comparative Literature Association of India, January 28-31, 2009, University of Hyderabad and English and The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad.

2009. Understanding Grammatical Traditions in India. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Kannada Grammars, March 20-22, 2009, Dravidian University, Kuppam.

2009. Retriving Women Knowledge Systems. Paper presented at the Workshop on Translating Gender Concepts in Kannada, April 4-5, 2009, Kannada University, Hampi.

2009. Postmodernism in Indian Literature. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Postmodernism in Sindhi Literature, August 28, 2009, Dept. of MIL and LS, University of Delhi, Delhi.

2009. Reading Through the Pages Stained with Blood. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Fictional World of Indira Goswami, November 12-14, 2009, Department of MIL and LS, University of Delhi, Delhi.

2009. Understanding Medieval Indian Literature. Paper presented at the National Seminar on medieval Indian Literature: Society, Culture and Creation, November 25-27, 2009, Department of Gujarati, University of Mumbai, Mumbai. 

2009. Contentious Harmonies: Hindu-Muslim Relationships in medieval kannada Representations. Paper presented at the Rethinking Religion in India II- 2009, January 8-10, 2009, Delhi.

2009. Mapping Vernacular Modernism: Marathi sangīt-nātak and subhadrā-vijaya. Paper presented at the Non-metropolitan Modernisms: An Interdisciplinary Conference, March 25-27, 2009, Department of English, University of Delhi.

2008. From Comparative Literary Studies to Comparative Cultural Studies: Understanding Bhakti. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Understanding Multiculturalism: Translation, Culture and Literature, February 5-7, 2008, Department of English, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur.

2008. Sangam Literature in The Context of Indian Literature. Paper presented at the International Seminar on Sangam Literature, January 22-24, 2008, Dravidian University, Kuppam.

2008. Comparaing Indian Poetics and Paradigms: A Rethinking. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Towards Comparative Poetics and Paradigms: Indian and Western Critical Traditions, February 25-26, 2008, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar University, Ahmedabad.

2008. Rāmāyana Traditions in Kannada: Historical Formation, Continuity and Transmission. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Rām Kathā in Oral Narratives and Performing Traditions in India, March 12-15, 2008, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi.

2008. Indian Literature: A Contemporary Perspective. Paper presented at the National Seminar on vartamān paridrśya aur bhāratīya bhāshāye, March 19, 2008, Motilal Nehru College, New Delhi.

2008. The Epic Narrative of Yaśodhara and  jīvadāyashtami-nōmpi. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Indian Epics, March 20, 2008, Dept. of MIL and LS, University of Delhi.

2008. From Comparative Literary Studies to Comparative Cultural Studies: A Study of Hunter Bhakta, Kannappa. Paper presented at the National Conference on World Literature and Current Issues in Comparative Literature, March 26-28, 2008, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad.

2008. On the Construction of Nadu and Desha in Modern Kannada Representations. July 12, 2008, Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkotta.

2008, Rethinking Literary Historiography. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Historiography in Modern Indian Language Literatures, July 14-15, 2008, Department of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Calcutta.

2008. Rājaratnam avara vaicārikate: sāmskrutika hinnele. Paper presented at the Centenary Seminar on G P Rajaratnam, September 5-7, 2008, Sahitya Akademi, Bangalore.

2008. Paper presented at the Workshop on Folklife and Fieldwork, October 14, 2008, Department of Modern Indian Languages and Literary Studies, University of Delhi.

2008. Transgressing Religions: On the Emergence of Translations in Indian Literature. Paper presented at the International Conference on Asian Translation Traditions, 24-26, 2008, Bogazaci University, Istanbul.

2008. On Imaging Saint Poets. Paper presented at the National Seminar on the Philosophy of Mahapurusha Srimanta Shankaradeva and Other Saints Poets of Medieval India, November 14-15, 2008, Department of Modern Indian Languages and Literary Studies, University of Delhi.

2008. On Conceiving Mysticism in India. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Mysticism, November 28-29, 2008, P.G. Centre, Bangalore University, Kolar and Kannada Adhyayana Vedike.

2007. The Risings of 1857: Folk Representations in Kannada. Paper presented at the National Seminar on the Risings of 1857: Literary Responses, April 19-20, 2007, Department of Modern Indian Languages and Literary Studies, University of Delhi, Delhi.

2007. Globalization and Folklore: some Observations. Paper presented at the Seminar on Globalization and Folklore, July 21-22, 2007, Department of Kannada and Culture, Govt. of Karnataka. Delhi Karnataka Sangha, Delhi.

2007. Mahabharatas in Kannada: Texts and Contexts. Paper presented at the National Seminar on Mahabharata, July 27-29, 2007, Sri Venkateswara College, New Delhi.

2007. Fragmented Region and its Unification: The Case of Kannada Unification Movement. Paper presented at the UGC National Seminar on Political Strands of Regionalism in South India, August 20-21, 2007, Sri Venkateswara College, New Delhi.

2007. Paper presented at the International Conference Revisiting Persian Sources, December 4-7, 2007, Department of Persian, University of Delhi.

Awards and distinctions

Karnataka State Janapada and Yakshagana Academy’s Award for the best Research book in Folklore Studies, 1989.

Sham. Ba. Joshi Pratishtana Award for contribution to Research in the area of Cultural Studies, 1995.

Association with Professional Bodies

Editing

Executive Editor, Kannada Encyclopedia Project, Kannada University, Hampi, 1976-1977

Editor, Samvahana Vishvakosha, Kannada University, Hampi, 1976-1977

Committees and Boards

Member,  Advisory Board for Kannada, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, 2008-2012

Memberships

Life Member, Comparative Literature Association of India

Member, International Comparative Literature Association

Life Member, Dravidian Linguists Association

Office Bearer

Special Invitee to Executive Council, Comparative Literature Association of India

Other Activities

Lecture Delivered

2008. Buddhist Contributions to the Understanding of Indian Literature. Lecture delivered at Kollegala. June 6, 2008.

2007. On Diversity of Representations and Communications in Medieval India. Special lecture delivered at New Linguistic Survey of India Summer Institute, June 16, 2007, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore.

2007. Introduction to Indian Literature. Lecture delivered at New Linguistic Survey of India Summer Institute, June 19, 2007, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore.

2007. Documenting Indian Literature. Lecture delivered at New Linguistic Survey of India Summer Institute, June 20, 2007, Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore.