Dr. Shankaranarayana K

Associate Professor and HoD
  • M A, MPhil, Ph D
  • Courses Taught : BA, B Com, BSc, BBM, BCA and MA
  • Area of Expertise : Indian Drama and Theatre

Contact Details

email :shaabhaashya@sdmcujire.in

Phone: +91 94488 15400

Research Details

  • A Study of History, Myths, Legends and Folk Traditions in the Plays of Girish Karnad Year: 11.11 2011
  • Undertaken a Minor Research Project of UGC titled English Teaching through Language Games in Schools/ Colleges- a Study during 2012 and 2014


  • Published a paper titled Girish Karnad and Indian Theatre Tradition in Shodha (ISSN2249-0396) (pp. 74-85)(2010).
  • Published a paper titled Karnad Revisits Indenous Folk in Naga- Mandala, Shodha, (ISSN2249-0396) (pp. 60-71)(2013)
  • Published a paper titled Folk Revisited in Karnad’s Folk Play Flowers (A Monologue) Selected Papers Publication- International Conference on English Literature-2012- (ISBN-978- 81-927042- 3-4 (tel:81-927042- 3-4)) TBAK College for Women Kilakarai Ramanathapuram Tamil Nadu(2012
  • Published joint paper A Pragmatic Strategy to Align Research in to Under graduate Studies in Shodha, Vol -7, Issue-2 January 2018, 143-152 ISSN- 2249039
  • Published a paper Language Games, an Effective Tool in Language Teaching and Learning in ELT VIBES- An International E Journal for Research in ELT Vol-3, Issue- 1 January 2017, 48-51 (Impact Factor 5.10) ISSN -23950595
  • Published joint paper A Pragmatic Strategy to Align Research in to Under graduate Studies in Shodha, Vol -7, Issue-2 January 2018, 143-152 ISSN- 2249039

Books authored

  • Published my thesis titled History, Myth, Legends and Oral Traditions in the Plays of Karnad, Lambert Academic Publishers, Deutschland, Germany “(ISBN 978-3- 659- 39946-6 (tel:978-3- 659- 39946-6)) (2013)
  • Published my thesis in Kannada titled Karnadara Natakagalallina Charithre, Purana, Mathu Jaanapadada Bagegina Adhyayana (Kannada) SDM College, Ujire (2013)


Participation in seminars/workshops/conferences/conventions:

  • Attended UGC Orientation Course at Madras University- FROM 8 th November 2011 to 05-12- 2011 (tel:05- 12- 2011)
  • Attended a state level seminar on Autonomous College in Karnataka- Status and Prospects at JSS College Mysore on 25th and 26th march 2010
  • Attended a state level seminar on Literature and Politics held at Kamala Nehru Memorial National College for Women Shivamogga on 28 th April 2010
  • Attended a national seminar on Karavali Karnataka Jaina Arasu Manetanagalu.Samskrithi Adhyana,held at SDM College ujire on 30th and 31st October 2012
  • Attended a workshop on Methodologies in Research Article Writing held at SDM College ujire on 26 th Jan 2013
  • Attended a national seminar on ELT- English Language in Higher Education ; Exploring Learner CenteredApproaches held at Christ university Bangalore on 29 th 30 th Jan 2013
  • Attended a three day national level Workshop on Development in Right Language held at SDM college ujire from 9th to 21st march 2013
  • Attended a one day workshop on Technology Exhausted Learning (TEL) an Approach for Leveraging Engineering Education held on 17 th june 2013 at SDM College of Engineering and Technology Dharwad
  • Attended a national seminar on Changing Paradigms of Higher Education XII Five Year Plan Initiative held on 1st Dec 2013 at St.Aloysius College Mangalore Attended a Convention on Higher Education at St.Aloysius College Mangalore 30th June 2013
  • Attended a national seminar on Literary and Development held on 21 st Jan 2015 at SDM College ujire
  • Attended a state level conference on Autonomous Colleges- Issues, Prospects and Challenges held on https://www.sdmcujire.in/personnel/shankaranarayana-k/ 24/07/19, 3A23 PM Page 5 of 1020th and 21st November 2015 at Mangalore University
  • Attended a conference of facilitators in HRD and Leadership- Curriculum on Ontogeny for Composite Leadership Development Programme held on 23rd and 24th Jan 2016 at the ocean pearl Mangalore organized by AIM insight Mangalore.
  • Attended a Teachers Development Programme conducted by the Cambridge university press India on 16 th Feb. 2016 at SDM College Ujire
  • Attended UGC sponsored Refreshers Course at Goa University from 9th march to 29th March 2016
  • Attended a day-long symposium on Sharing Goan Writing Through Discourse and Translation held on 18 th March 2016 at Institute Menezes Branganza Panaji- Goa
  • Attended as a Chief Guest for Inaugural Functional of A One Day State Level Seminar on Participatory Learning and its Impact on Quality Enhancement in Higher Education Institutions on 27th February 2017 at K.L. E Society’s Gudleppa Hallikeri College Haveri- 581110
  • Attended Refreshers Course at Bangalore University Winter zSchool from 19th January 2017 to 9th February 2017
  • Attended a two day National Conference on ‘New Dimensions and applications of NAAC/IQAC’ held on 26 and 27 December at MS Irani Degree College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Kalaburgi.
  • Attended a one day workshop organized by SDM PG Centre, Ujire, on ‘Intellectual Property Rights(IRP) and Patent, by Mr Subrahmanya Bhat, General Manager,-ONGC (Retd), Bengaluru, on 27 March 2019
  • Participated in the 2 Weeks UGC Sponsored Online Refresher course on English and Foreign Languages from 23-08-2021 to 4-09-2021.

Papers presented at seminars/conferences.

  • Presented a paper titled Innovations, Initiative Reforms in HEI: Gaps and Spaces( The paper has been published in New Dimensions and applications of NAAC/IQAC – ISBN978-93-85111-08-2)
  • Presented a paper titled IQAC – A Torch bearer and are internal control for quality –a language perspective in the seminar Lessons Learnt fromIQAC : Moving Forward and Making a Difference held on 27 th 28 th March 2012 at SDM College ujire.
  • Presented a paper titled Language Attrition and Restoration in the Indian Multilingual Context in the UGC sponsored national seminar on Challenges and Possibilities of Kannada Culture and Literature -held on 7th and 8th February 2010 at SDM College ujire
  • Presented ac paper titled The Fire and the Rain Karnad’s Remediated Dramatic Narratives of the Two Indian Myths : Yavakri Myth and Indra- Vritra Myth’ in the national seminar on Narrative semantics - Texts, Contexts,Remediations held at PPC Udupi on 12 th January 2013
  • Presented a paper titled English Language Teaching and Higher Education : an Aandragogy Perspective in national symposium on Redefining Quality Standards in Higher Education in the Changing Global Scenario held at Achary Banglore B School Banglore on 16 th February 2013
  • Presented a paper titled Folk Revisited in Karnad’s Folk Play ( flowers – a monologue) in the conference on English Literary Studies : Current Trends and Concurrent Challenges held from 21st to 23rd September 2012 at TBAK College for Women Kilakarai, Ramanathapuram Tamil Nadu.
  • Presented a paper titled Has the Discipline of English Literature/ English Language , Become Outdated Subject in the Formal Study in India? Delving Deep for the Answer in the national seminar on Literature at the Cross Roads : Millennial Challenges held on 30th November and 1st December 2015

Other noteworthy mentions

  • IQAC Coordinator
  • Member of College Level NAAC/ Core Committee
  • Chairperson of BOS, BOE- Sdm college, Ujire,School of Social Work Roshni Nilaya, St. Aloysius College Mangalore
  • Member of BOS, BOE
  • Secretary of Staff Association-2019-20
  • Member of Sdm English Medium School Advisory Committee
  • Member/chairman of staff selection Panel- college, schools
  • Member, Editorial Board, Manisha – the College Magazine
  • Member of University Level English Teachers Association
  • Coordinator of UGC PARAMARSH SCHEME 2019-2020