SUJATHA VIJAYARAGHAVAN Professor

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  • Department of English
  • School of Humanities
  • svpondyuniv@gmail.com, sujathav.eng@pondiuni.edu.in

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 PhD The Concept of Man in the Prose Works of Swami Vivekananda, Rabindranath Tagore Na Sri Aurobindo Dept. of Humanities, I.I.T., Chennai 1986
2 MPhil American Poetry with reference to Wallace Stevens University of Hyderabad 1980
3 M A English University of Hyderabad 1978
4 BA English St.Joseph‟s College, Andhra University 1976

Area of Specializaion

Postcolonial Studies, Translation Studies, Folklore Studies, Indian Writings in English

Awards / Prizes Conferred

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1 Best Teacher Award REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2018 -

Teaching Experience

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1 Lecturer Department of English Pondicherry University
2 Reader Department of English Pondicherry University
3 Professor Department of English Pondicherry University

Research Experience

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1 Research Scholar Department of English University of Hyderabad Post-war American Poetry
2 Research Experience Dept. of Humanities I.I.T., Chennai The Concept of Man in the Prose Works of Swami VIvekananda, Rabindranath Tagore and Sri Aurobindo

Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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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
1 4. ‘The Challenges of Semantic Palimpsests to Hermeneutics of Translation’ Sujatha Vijayaraghavan Sangama Vol 1. Pp 35-41 2012 -
2 • ‘Narrative as Existence: A Reading of Vikram Chandra’s Red earth and Pouring Rain’. Sujatha Vijayaraghavan MAJELLAn International Peer-Reviewed Bi-annual Journal. Vo.l I, No 2, pp55- 67. 2009 -
3 3. ‘Redefining the Karna Parampara Katha via Intralingual Translation’ Sujatha Vijayaraghavan Translation today. Vol. 4, No1&2, pp 113-133 2009 -
4 2. ‘How the Kannadian Canal was Built Introducing a Folktale from Tirunelveli’ Sujatha Vijayaraghavan Prasaranga, Journal of Karnataka Studies 3-2 & 4-1,pp 211- 216 2009 -
5 1. ‘Sri Kamasikaatakam of Vedanta Desika’ – a 13th century Sanskrit devotional text, with Tamil commentary by Maadpoosi N.S.R.Kanakvalliammal.†Sujatha Vijayaraghavan Desika Darsan. Vol I: 2,12-14. 2009 -
6 • ‘Gendered Poetics and Poetics beyond Gender: A Case-Study of Sappho’s Love Lyrics and Vellivitiyar’s AkamPoems’. Sujatha Vijayaraghavan Journal of theInstitute of Asian Studies XXII.2,43-50 2005 -

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 ‘Annam Brahma: Reading Sri Vedanta Desikacharya’s Ahara Niyamam in the Tradition of Holistic Nutrition Sujatha Vijayaraghavan Visvabharati 42-56 2019 -

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

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Books

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1 7. Ka.Na.Su Sujatha Vijayaraghavan Sahitya Akademi 2016 812605010-9
2 4. Ten Pandi Cinkam. Translated into English. Sujatha Vijayaraghavan New Delhi: Macmillian 2010 023-063-931-3
3 5. Hundred Tamil Folk and Tribal Tales- Revised and Enlarged Edition Sujatha Vijayaraghavan New Delhi:Orient Blackswan 2010 978 81 250 3920 4
4 3. The Silent One. Sujatha Vijayaraghavan New Delhi: Penguin India 2009 176-0-143-06346-9
5 1. Envisioning Man - The Prose Works of Vivekananda, Tagore and Aurobindo Sujatha Vijayaraghavan Chandigarh: Grafit India 2007 978-81-904236-6-5
6 2. Hundred Tamil Folk and Tribal Tales Sujatha Vijayaraghavan Chandigarh: Grafit India 2007 978-81-904236-6-4

Chapters in Books

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1 4. ‘Power, Politics and Kinship in the Discourses as Divinization off Women in Oral Literature: The Tale of Balamma’ Sujatha Vijayaraghavan Writing as Resistance ; Discourses on Dalit Literature Vikas Adhyayan Kendra 2012 -
2 1. ‘The Ethnopoetics of Irular Ballads’ Sujatha Vijayaraghavan, A.Chellaperumal Voice and Memory : Indigenous Imagination and Expression Orient Blackswan 2011 978-81-250-4222-8
3 Reading Shakespearean Marriages through Queer Theory’ Sujatha Vijayaraghavan Postmodern Essays on Love, Sex and Marriage in Shakespeare Viva Books 2008 10161-305-4004-4
4 3. ‘New Paradigms of Desire in Indian Writings in English: Lesbian Perspectives and Assertions’. Sujatha Vijayaraghavan The Fusing Horizons: Essays in Indian Writing in English New Delhi: Sarup & Sons 2008 978-81-7625-848-7

Edited Books

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1 6. Sri Krishnakarnamrutam. A Tamil Transliteration of and Commentary on the 13th century Sanskrit text by Madapoosi N.S.R. Kanakvalliammal Sujatha Vijayaraghavan Kanakavalli Granthamala Series -1 2011 -

Ongoing Projects

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1 Twenty Hymns of Sri Sankara Sahitya Akademi 3 yrs Honorarium 2019

Ongoing Consultancy Works

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Completed Projects

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1 The Spiritual Renaissance in India: UGC 2 years 15000 1989

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Career Guidance Offered to students

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Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2017 M.A. 80 Department of English
2 2011 M.PHIL 63 Department of English

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Arijit Ghosh 5.08.2010 - LITERATURE AS SOCIAL ARCHIVE: A SELECT STUDY OF ENGLISH FICTION IN INDIA FROM 2000 ONWARDS YES 10.10.2013 YES 20.02.2015
2 Cheryl-Ann Shivan 29.06.2005 - The Contestation of Stereotypes in Anglo-Indian Womens Writing YES 26.03.2009 YES 12.11.2009
3 Harish Jose 23.08.2012 - From Places to Non-places: The Inscription of the Trajectory of Aboriginal Displacement in the Works of YES 23.02.2017 YES 25.01.2018
4 Jayasree Mukherjee 21.09.2015 20151109008 Fashioning the Female Body The Sartorial Politics of Gender in Select South Asian Fiction YES 10.09.2018 NO
5 Sareena Subba 18.08.2011 - Limboo Oratures of Sikkim: A Critical Study with Transliteration and Translation YES 30.09.2016 YES 14.07.2017
6 Solomon Rees 12.08.2002 - The Declolonisation of English in and Through Postcolonial Fiction YES 02.03.2007 YES 25.07.2007
7 G.Sathya 10.11.2006 - Literature as a Site of Activism: A Select Study of Women Writing in India YES 20.05.2013 YES 09.07.2015
8 Liss Marie Das 10.10.2005 - Womens Fiction From Developing Countries YES 01.04.2009 YES 18.12.2009
9 Jerome Jose 08.09.2008 - Muduvan Oratures: An Ethnopoetic Study with Translation of Primary Texts YES 30.03.2011 YES 30.11.2011
10 J.Pamela - - Ecriture Feminine A study of Select Works of Helene Cixous YES 16.`12.2002 YES 26.07.2004
11 Yusuf Haroon - - Charles Dickens A Comparative Study YES 22.04.1996 YES -
12 C.Venkatasubramaniam - - Journey towards Wholeness Women in Alice Walker s Fiction YES 22.04.1996 YES -

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