Mr. Gajanana R Bhat

Associate Professor and Head
  • MA, D F E, SLET
  • Courses Taught : English Language and Literature
  • Area of Expertise : Indian Writing In English And Advanced Linguistics
  • Academic Experience - 28 Years

Contact Details

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Research Details

  • UGC sponsored MRP on ​ “ ​ Influence of English on Vernacular Language especially on Kannada


  • “Post-colonial Issues in Mahesh Dattani’s Plays”, in POETCRIT: An International Refereed Bi-annual Journal of Literary Criticism and Contemporary Poetry (ISSN 09702830) (Vol-XXVII No.1) 2013.
  • “ ​ Theme and Technique in Dattani’s Plays with Spl Reference to Seven Steps Around The Fire and Do the Needful ​ ”, in The Theatre of Mahesh Dattani a National Seminar (ISBN978-81- 926011-0- 6) St. Mira’s College for Girls, Pune 2013


Participation in seminars/workshops/conferences/conventions:

  • Attended an International Symposium on ‘Cultural Insights’ organised by Milagres College Kallianpur on 20 December 2022.
  • National workshop on ‘ ​ Contemporary Indian Drama ​ ’ at St. Aloysius College, Mangalore on 7 ​ th ​ & 8 ​ th ​ January 2011.
  • National seminar on ​ ‘Recent Initiatives in Higher Education and Their Impact on Equity & Excellence’ ​ at Kanyakumari organized by MUTA, Tamilnadu from 20 ​ th ​ to 22 ​ nd ​ October 2011.
  • National level “ ​ E-Lit fest conducted by the department of English, ​ ” SDM College on 10 ​ th & 11 ​ th ​ January 2011
  • National seminar on ​ ‘Reconstitution of Sexuality in Media and Popular culture’ by department of English, St. Aloysius College on 7 ​ th ​ and 8 ​ th ​ February 2014.
  • UGC Sponsored ​ National Level Seminar ​ on “Representation of Subalterns: Problems and Perspectives” S.V.S. College, Bantwal.(D.K) Presented a paper Titled: On 3rd and 4th March 2009
  • Department of English delivered a guest lecture on the topic ‘Indian writers: Toru Dutt and Kamala Das’ organised by Department of English at Bethany First Grade College Nellyady Puttur on 15 March 2017
  • Participated in a college level conference on ​ A S Neill’s Summar Hills: A Radical Approach to Child Rearing organised by department of P G studies in English on 28 Feb 2017 held at S D M P G college ujire.
  • Delivered a lecture on History of English language at SDM High school, Belal on 1 April 2017 as a part of Expand Lecture Series of SDM College
  • Participated in a workshop organized by the department of English at Shibaje on Speaking Skills by Prof. Malini Hebbar, St Agnes College Mangalore on 4 February 2018.
  • Training Camps:- Attended All India Advanced Leadership Camp at Jorhat, Assam from 16 November 2016 to 28 November 2016
  • Attended National Integration Camp at Rourkela, Orissa from 2 December 2017 to 17 December 2017.
  • Attended a Faculty Development Programme titled ‘FEEL TEACHER’ organized by IQAC, SDM College, Ujire. Dr Sunny Tharappan, CLHRD was the Resource Person.
  • Attended a Faculty Development Programme titled ‘Mentoring’ organized by IQAC, SDM College, Ujire. Ms Fathima Khader was the Resource Person.

Paper Presentations:

  • ‘Representation of Post Colonial issues in Maheshdattani Plays ​ ’ in a National seminar “ECO-Conscious literatures in English” at Saraswathi Narayana College, Madurai on 16 & 17 March 2012.
  • ‘Theme and Technique with reference to Dattani’s Plays – Seven steps around the fire and Do the needful’ in a National seminar on ‘ ​ The Theatre of Maheshdattani’ ​ at St. Mira’s College for Girls, Pune on 9 ​ th ​ Feb. 2013.


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