SARAVANAN VELU Assistant Professor

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  • Department of Performing Arts
  • School of Performing Arts
  • velsaravanan@rediff.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D. Theatricality in the Primary Education - Children Theater Tamil University, Thanjavur 2001
2 M.A. Drama and theat Pondicherry University 1990
3 B.Sc. Physics Madurai Kamaraj University 1988

Area of Specializaion

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Bala Sahitya Puraskar NATIONAL Sahitya Academi 2017 Rs.50 000
2 FeTNA Award INTERNATIONAL by FeTNA(Federation of Tamil Sangam of North America) New Jersey, USA 2016 -
3 Aranthainarayanan Children Literature Award STATE NCBH Tamil Nadu 2012 Rs. 5000

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Assistant Professor Performing Arts Pondicherry University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Ph.D. Department of Drama Tamil University Thanjavur Children Theater and Education

Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work
1 Children theater Director and Actor Madras Craft Foundation Children theater training
2 Children theater Director and Actor Sakthi Folklore Centre Children theater training
3 Children theater Director and Actor Makkal TV Concept, Design and Direction of TV serial for children

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Tamil Nataka Kalathil Kaneer Mozhi (Unique Voice of Tamil Drama) Dr. Saravanan Velu Pulam vol 1, 285-291 2016 Well Received
2 Thodaka kalvieil Nadakiyam Dr. Saravanan Velu Research Book, Published by Bharathi Puthakalayam, chennai vol 1 2015 Well Received and appreciated by elite people
3 Two great Poets and a boy ( Work on short story of Rabindranath Tagore ) Dr. Saravanan Velu Valasai vol 3 (1)156-164 2013 Well received

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 Language in Tamil Children theatre Dr. Saravanan Velu FETNA Special Issue 2014 published by Federation of Tamil Sangams of North America 74-76 2014
2 Indraparthasarathiyin Sooravaliyana Shakespears“The Tempest” Dr. Saravanan Velu International Seminar on National Integration throughTranslated Literatures (ISBN 978-93-81992-54-8) 317-321 2012

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Thodaka kalvieil Nadakiyam - A research book on Theatricality in the Primary Education Dr. Saravanan Velu Bharathi Puthakalayam, chennai 2015 9789385377716 01

Chapters in Books

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Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Bee. Velu Mama (International Honey Fest) Asian Heritage Foundation 1 month 1.5 lakh 2012
2 Building Back Better UNICEF 3 6 lakhs 2007

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2012 M.PHIL 1 Department of Performing Arts

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Thesis Title Date Awarded

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion

Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Acting in Children Theatre Workshop Tamil Sangam, Minnesota, USA International 05/06/2016 10/06/2016 2016
2 Spoken Tamil Through Children Theatre FETNA Conferance 2016 FeTNA(Federation of Tamil Sangam of North America) New Jersey, USA International 02/07/2016 02/07/2016 2016
3 Theater for Youth and Students Two Day Workshop for Youth and Students on Leadership, Patriotism and Entrepreneurship Perak Indian Chamber of Commerce, Malaysia International 10/09/2016 11/09/2016 2016
4 Theater Therapy Special Lecture in National Conference on “Life Long Management of Dyslexia” Madras Dyslexia Association, Chennai National 03/12/2016 03/12/2016 2016
5 Children Theatre Workshop Thamizh Schools, USA International 21/05/2016 24/05/2016 2016
6 Children Theatre Workshop Tamil Sangam of Missouri St.louis, MO, USA International 26/05/2016 03/06/2016 2016
7 Children Theatre Workshop Tamil Association of Greater Delaware Valley, USA International 18/06/2016 24/06/2016 2016
8 Acting in Children Theatre Workshop Tamil Sangam of Greater Washington, Ellicott City, Maryland, USA International 12/06/2016 12/06/2016 2016
9 Acting in Children Theatre Workshop Maryland Tamil Academy , German town,Virginia, USA International 13/06/2016 17/06/2016 2016
10 Children’s Theatre(training for Differently abled children) Workshop in Golden Jubilee Celebration Aandha Rangapillai Govt. Special School for Differently abled children, Dept of Social Welfare, Govt Regional 02/03/2015 09/03/2015 2015
11 Special training & Demonstration in Course on Public Relations and Cooperate Communication Lecture and Training Programme Dept of Electronic media and mass com, Pondicherry university, Puducherry University 08/04/2015 08/04/2015 2015
12 Theatre Workshop for Children affected with Chennai flood Workshop a popular children magazine Chutti Vikatan, Chennai Regional 21/12/2015 31/12/2015 2015
13 2. Workshop on Performing Arts Workshop at Shanmuga Industries Arts & Science College, Tiruvannamalai College 05/08/2015 08/05/2015 2015
14 Children’s Theater Therapy for special children Workshop Helikx Open School and Learning Centre, Salem Regional 22/08/2015 23/08/2015 2015
15 Origin and Development of children Drama in Tamil National symposium on Children Literature in Tamil: Its Present & Future Sahitya Academy National 15/09/2015 15/09/2015 2015
16 Children’s Theatre in Teach the Tamil Indian Cultural Values through the plays Workshop Missouri Tamil Sangam and Minnesota, USA International 01/07/2014 17/07/2014 2014
17 Educational psychology in Children’s theatre one day seminar on Muthamizh Mandra Vizha Bharathidasan Govt College for Women, Puducherry College 10/03/2014 10/03/2014 2014
18 Modern Theatre Elements in the dance drama production Two days national Seminars on Contribution of folk music forms in Dance, Drama & Carnatic Music Kalai Kaviri College of fine arts, Trichy & South zone cultural centre National 09/12/2014 10/12/2014 2014
19 Lecture and Demonstration on Tamil Story Telling Penang International Kids Storytelling Festival (PINKS) Secretariat: Penang Education Council, Penang, Malaysia International 08/11/2014 08/11/2014 2014
20 Lecture on Children’s theatre in Tamil Theatre 27th Annual Tamil Convention Federation of Tamil Sangam, FETNA, USA International 05/07/2014 05/07/2014 2014
21 Kuralum Pillai Tamilum Two days National Seminar on The Relevance of thirukkural in the era of globalization Dept of Politics and international studies & subramania Bharathi School of tamil Pondicherry univers National 20/03/2014 22/03/2014 2014
22 Lecture on Creative writing in Tamil children Dramas Facets of children’s literature Lecture at Puducherry organised by Sahitya Akademi New Delhi National 27/08/2013 27/08/2013 2013
23 Visual Images in MULLAI PPATTU Three days National Seminar on Dramatic Expressions Revealed in Sangam Agam Poems Dept of performing Arts,Pondicherry university National 04/12/2013 06/12/2013 2013
24 A Civilized Dramatic Face of Puducherry International Conference on “Trends and Movements in Contemporary Theatre Thalai-K-Kol Theatre Group Puducherry. International 06/12/2013 08/12/2013 2013
25 Street Theatre Street for MSW students Workshop DRBCCC, Hindu college, Chennai College 30/08/2013 31/08/2013 2013
26 Science Through Story Telling Training Workshop on Science Popularization through Folk-Arts NCSTC, Dept. of Science and Technology, New Delhi and yadava college, Madurai College 06/11/2013 11/11/2013 2013
27 Propagation of Green Energy Through Street Play The International Conference on New Horizons in Green Energy With Smart Communication System Arunai Engineering College,Tiruvannamalai International 01/02/2013 02/02/2013 2013
28 Lecture on Theater and Education Faculty Refresher Course UGC Academic Staff College, , Bharathidasan University National 08/05/2012 08/05/2012 2012
29 Lecture on Children Theater and Education Teacher Training Programme Pope John Paul - II College of Education College 27/07/2012 29/07/2012 2012
30 Children Theatre Lecture and Training Programme Art and Culture Department, Jawahar Balabhavan,Selam National 16/09/2012 16/09/2012 2012
31 Lecture on Children Theatre The Hindu Young World Competition The Hindu, Young World State 17/12/2012 17/12/2012 2012
32 Sirpiyin Kavithakalil Natakakkurugal UGC National Seminar on “The Creative Art of Sirpi Bharathidasan University National 29/03/2012 29/03/2012 2012
33 Effective Script Writing and Staging a Drama Southern India Science Drama Festival SISDF Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore National 13/12/2012 14/12/2012 2012
34 Children Theatre Workshop Art and Culture Department, Jawahar Balabhavan, Selam State 16/09/2012 16/09/2012 2012
35 Street Theatre for Social Workers for MSW Students Workshop Dept. of Social Work, Pondicherry University University 16/09/2012 16/09/2012 2012
36 Theatre Therapy for Specially abled Children Workshop Heikx Open School and Learning Centre, Selam Regional 22/10/2012 24/10/2012 2012
37 Lecture on Children Theatre Diamond Jubilee year celebration Sacred Heart College Tirupathur State 31/02/2012 31/02/2012 2012

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Mime and Movement Pondicherry University Department of Performing Arts, 2 days University 09/11/2016 10/11/2016 2016
2 Series of theater Workshops Pondicherry University Department of Performing Arts, 12 days University 08/11/2016 20/11/2016 2016

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

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Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Member of the Board of Studies, School of performing Arts, Pondicherry University 6 Years Contribution in Syllabus Making, updation, etc..
2 Member of the Board of Studies, Bharathiar Palkalaikoodam 2 Years Contribution in Syllabus Making, updation, etc..
3 Member of the Board of Studies, Department of perfroming arts, Bharathidasan University, Trichy 2 Years Contribution in Syllabus Making, updation, etc..
4 Expert Committee Member, SERT, Govt. of Tamil Nadu 1 Year Advising in renovation of school education related to art education
5 Library in charge (school of Performing Arts) 2 Years Maintain department library
6 Course Coordinator, PGDTA (Add on Course) 1 Year Coordinating the course PGDTA
7 The Management committee member Day Care Centre & Pre-primary School 2 Years Advice in day care management and child development

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

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Collaboration with Institution/Industry

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