Kannada

Department of Kannada

Established in 1966

The objective of the department is to create awareness about Kannada language, literature and cultural tradition along with the inculcation of creativity and values of life. The department offers Kannada as a language to the undergraduate students and Kannada Literature as an optional subject in the B.A Programme. Students receive practical-oriented learner centered trainings through seminars, workshops, conferences, field visits and creative writings.

Highlights of the Department

  • Practical classes on the study of Halagannada literature
  • Supporting the students in learning literature & culture through Field visits/Study tour

Elective subjects offered by the department:

Semester

Electives

I ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ ಮತ್ತು ಪರಿಸರ
II ಸಾಹಿತ್ಯ-ಸಮಾಜ-ಸಂಸ್ಕೃತಿ
III ಜ್ಞಾನ-ವಿಜ್ಞಾನ-ತಂತ್ರಜ್ಞಾನ
IV ಸಂವಹನ ಕನ್ನಡ

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"Kannada is one of the oldest rich literary languages of India"

Association & Activities
Community Orientation
Research outputs
Scheme & Syllabus

Association & Activities

Seminars /Workshops:

  • Four National & 20 state level seminars and workshop organized so for in association with Kendra Sahitya Academy, New Delhi; State Sahitya Academy, Bangalore; Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore; Kannada University, Hampi; Ranna Pratistana Govt. of Karnataka; Betageri Krishnasharma pratistana, Belagavi, Bendre trust, Dharwad and Dept. of Kannada & Culture, Govt. of Karnataka.
  • Anubhava Mantapa – Debates on current issues (monthly)
  • Creative writing workshops – Kavya, Kathe & Nudichitra every year.
  • Publication – 19 books published related to literature.
  • Field visits/study tour
  • Study tours are organized for Kannada optional students to
  • Rastrakavi Kuvempu prathistana, Kuppali
  • Rastrakavi Govida Pai house, Manjeshwara
  • Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Samshodhana Prathisthana
  • Sirigannada – Wall Magazine
  • Cintana Siri – Lecture Series
  • Arivu – Departmental Bulletin
  • Extension activities –
    • Creative Writing Workshops for High School Students.
    • Special Lecture series on Life and Writings of Rastrakavi Kuvempu in different colleges of Mangalore University every year.

Special achievements

  • Publication of books by students on creative writings every year
  • Train the Kannada students for competitive examinations
  • Conducting seminars on eminent writers every year
  • conducting field visits to birth places of eminent writers every year
  • Mandatory component of classical poetry recital

Community Orientation

  • Katha Rachane and Kavana Rachana workshops  are the unique community oriented activities of the department.  Staff and students of the department are sent to nearby High Schools in every semester to train the students in creative writings.
  • Sharing lectures in High Schools
  • Special lectures on Kannada & Tulu literature & culture at various Schools and Colleges of the district
Sl. No. Name of the Principle Investigator Name of the Co-PI Title of the Project Funding Agency Amount Sanctioned Status
1 Dr.  Sampath Kumar, B. P. Dr.Rajshekhar Oral and written traditions of Jaina songs and a cultural study UGC Major research project

7,31,000/-

completed
2 Dr. Rajshekhar  The Concept of History in Niranjana’s Novels UGC Minor research project

80,000/-

completed
3. Dr. Divakar,K. Nature worship in Tulunadu Rituals-A Cultural Study UGC Minor research project

90,000/-

completed

Publication

  • Sampath Kumar, B.P.Jaina Sahithyadalli Yaksh Yakshiya Hadugalu.Shodha. 2017.  12(1): 234 -43
  • Sampath Kumar, B. P. Kannada Vimarshe Mattu Dr.M.M Kalaburgi., Shodha. 2016. 11(2): 25- 35
  •  Dinesh, K.S., Sampath Kumar, B. P. Karkala Thalokina Bidugalu Samskrithika Avalokana.Karnatakadalli Jaina Darma Samskrithi. 2018. 13(1): 315- 324
  • Sampath Kumar, B. P. Jaina Thyaga bhogha pamapana jeevana dristi, Shodha Research Journal, 2015. 10(1): 2-10
  • Nagarajappa K.V, Goruraru Chithrisiruva Jeevana chithragalu’. Shodha Research Journal. 2019. 14(2): 119 -23
  • Bojamma K.N, “Bharathadalli Bharathadalli buddadamada punarujjivana mattu Ambedkar ”, International Journal of Kannada Research, 2017 July- Sep : 36-40
  • Bojamma K.N, “Vachanagalli sasya sampathu International Journal of Kannada Research, 2017 jan : 99-103
  • Bojamma K.N, “Adunika Mahila kavyadalli Buddha”, International Journal of Kannada Research, 2017 July- Sep: 28-32
  • Bojamma K.N, ‘Mahile kurithu Budda,Basava chinthane’, Shodha Research Journal 2018. 13(1);90-97
  • Bojamma K.N, ‘Saranara vachanadalli Sasya prathime : Kadali’, Shodha Research Journal, 2019. 14(2);57-67
  • Rajashekhar, Sahasa Bheema Vijaya: Karana Mattu Parinama, Shodha ISSN22496Research Journal, 2014. 10(2);135 -45
  • Rajashekhar,charitre mttu sahithyada Antrasambanddha. Shodha ISSN22496 Research Journal. 2015. 11(2);110 -25
  • Rajshekhar, kannada Gajalgala Nirikhegalu  Mattu Savalugalu Research Journal  Chintana Bayalu Issn 2278-2192 march 2020: 15-24
  • Divakara, K. Tulunadinalli Krushi Mattu Avarthanada Acharanegalu.Shodha.2010. 5(2): 32-43. ISSN 2249-0396,
  • Divakara K. ‘Udupi-Kundapura Talukugala Jaina Beedu Arasaru: Samkshiptha Avalokana’; Karavali Karnatakada Jaina Arasu Manethanagalu-Samskruthika Adhyayana; Prasaranga kannada University Hampi; ISBN 978-93- 81645-95- 6;  2014
  • Divakara K.; ‘Tulunadina Krushi acharanegalu’; Dakshina Bharatheeya Desheeya Krushi Vijnana Kosha; Prasaranga Janapada University, Haveri ;ISBN 978- 93-83149- 20-9;  2014
  • Divakara K.; ‘Tulunadina Vishista Acharane: Pattanaje’; Shodha International Journal. 2015. 11(1);
  • Dr.Divakara K. ‘Tuluvara bisuparba : bahumukhi ayamagalu’:Tuluva patrike; Rashtra kavi govinda pai research centre, Udupi:  Jan 2019.

Paper Presentation

  • Bojamma K.N Presented a paper titled “Adunika Sahithyadalli Buddha sthri” at a National seminar on woman and expression on 29th& 30thSep 2015 at Department of P.G.Studies and research in Kannada Govt.College Kasaragod
  • Bojamma K.N Presented a paper titled “Vachanagalli Sasya Sampathu Hagu Manasina Shodane” at a National seminar on Vachana Sahithyadalli Krishi Vijnana on 2ndOctober 2016 at Agriculture Research Education Extension Development Society(AREEDS) Shivamogg
  • Bojamma K.NPresented a paper titled “Bharathadalli buddadarmada punarujjivana mattu Ambedkar”” at an International conference on ‘creating better world : Dr. B. R. Ambedkar’s vision and perspective organized on 4thto 6th October 2016 at Department of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar studies, Karnataka university Dharwad
  • Bojamma K.N. Presented a paper titled “Lyngika Davrjanyada Halavu Ayamagalu” at a National seminar on ‘Violence against woman: Different issues and conservative measures’ on 12th April 2017 at Govt. First Grade College, Ranebennur.
  • Bojamma K.N.  Presented a paper titled “Yashodhara kadambariyalli boudha thathvikate at an International Conference on ‘Novels in Dravidian Languages’ and” at Adiyamaan Women’s college Uthagarai Tamilnad, on 24th to 25th April 2018
  • Bojamma K.N. Presented a paper titled Vijayadabbeyavara Kavanagalli Mahila Asmitheya Nelegalu in a National Seminar on ‘Bhahuthva Samkathana : Bhase-Sahithya-Samskrithi” at Sayyadri commerce and Management college Shivamogga on 25th March 2019.
  • Bojamma K.N. Presented a paper titled” Shivasaraneya Vachanagalli S Presented a paper titled” Shivasaraneya Vachanagalli Samajika prajne – Kayaka niste”. in a One day International level Webinar on “Haleganada, Madyakalina mattu Hosagannada sahithyadalli samajika sambandagalu”  Organised by Siddaganga Seva Kendra Yelahanka, Bengaluru, collaboration with  Kannada department Kasaragodu Kannur university and Vachana samaja Poland on 27th June 2020.
  • Divakara. K. presented a paper on ‘Kannada Kaadambarigalalli sthalanamagalu mattu vyakthi namagalu’ on National level seminar on ‘Padavi tharagathigalalli kannada bodhane-hosa svaroopa sadhyathegalu’ held at G. F. G. College, Bettampady, Puttur Taluk on Jan 23, 24-2015
  • Divakara. K. presented a paper on ‘Tulu samskruthi mattu avarthanada acharanegalu’ on University level seminar on ‘Tulu Janapada Jagattu-2’ held at G.F.G. College, Bantwal on Sep. 20, 2017
  • Divakara. K. presented a paper on ‘Pampa ramayanadalli vidhiya parikalpane’ on National level seminar on ‘Pracheena Kannada Sahithyada Neleyalli Karnataka Ithihasada maru vyakhyana’ held at SVS College, Bantwal on Jan 03,. 2018
  • Divakara. K. presented a paper on ‘Bisuparba Aacharane: bahunukhi ayamagalu’ on National level seminar on ‘Jaanapadada Bahumukhi Aayaamagalu Haagu Janapada Adhyayanada Iththichegina Belavanigegalu’ held at RRC udupi on Feb 10, 2018
  • Divakara. K. presented a paper on ‘National level seminar on Matsyagandhi kaadambariyalli stri samvedane’ on ‘Gender sensibilities in modern literature’ held at melagres college, kalyanapura, udupi on Sep 11, 2018
  • Divakara. K. presented a paper on Chomana dudu kaadambariyalli abhivrudhdhiya parikalpane mttu savalugalu’ on ‘National level seminar on ‘Bharathadalli saamaajika abhivrudhdhi-savaalugalu mattu parihaaropaayagalu’ held at SDMC ujire, on 21 jan 2019
  • Divakara. K. presented a paper on Krushi samskruthi : Bale haakuvudu’ on State level seminar on ‘ Tuluvara aaraadhanaa samskruthi-nele-bele’ held at Alwas college, Moodabidre on 15 Feb, 2019
  • Divakara. K. presented a paper on ‘tuluvara aduge maneya paramparika parikaragalu’ on National level seminar on ‘Tuluvere Paaramparika jnana’held at SDMC ujire on 23 Jan 2020.
  • Rajashekhar, presented a paper on`kannada anuvadada bikkattugalu’in International Seminar titled Indigenous Languages and Translation Studies jointly organised by Stony Brook University, New Yoork, USA, JAIN Deemed-to-beUniversity and K S Narasimhaswamy Trust, Dept. of Kannada and Culture, Govt. of Karntataka: August 3, 2019
  • Rajashekhar, presented a paper `pragathisheele sahitya mattu Basavaraja kattimani’ state level workshop Yuva Katha Kammata,Basavaraja Kattimani Prathisthana, Belagavi,05 October 2015
  • Rajashekhar, presented a paper ‘kannada katanadalli budakattu nelegalu’ national leval seminar Subaltern Elements in North Karnataka Literature,Sahithya Akademi, Delhi National, ballery,l9 September 2015
  • Rajashekhar, presented a paper ‘kannada katanadalli budakattu nelegalu’ national leval seminar, Jaina Champu Kaavyagala Aashaya Mattu Abhivyakthi, Ranna Prathisthana, Govt. of Karnataka, belagavi, 16 and 17 January 2016
  • Rajashekhar, presented a paper ‘Bendre Kavayadalli Staliyate’ National leval seminar Bende Mattu Adigara Kaavyabhivyakthiya Vibhinna Nelegalu Kannada Vibhaga, Mysore University,4 October 2016
  • Rajashekhar, presented a paper ‘Kannada Sannakategalli pata mattu pantha’ National leval seminar Two-day seminar on Paths and Schools of Thoughts in Modern Kannada Literature, Sahitya Academi,Delhi, harogeri, 17-18 July 2017.
  • Rajashekhar, presented a paper ‘Kannada gajalagal nireekshe Mattu Savalugalu’ National leval seminarKannada Ghazal Rachana Kammata, Karnataka Sahitya Academym, Bangalore, siriwara, 11, 12 tober 2018
  • Rajashekhar, presented a paper ‘Kavya Silpa’ National leval seminarKavya-Vimarsha Shibira Dr Betageri Krishnasharma Smaraka Prathisthana, belagavi, moodubidari, 18 and 19 March 2019.
  • Rajashekhar, presented a paper ‘Adhunika Sanna kategalu’ National leval seminarNational Seminar on Samakaleena Kannada Sahitya, Kannada Vibhaga, Kannuru University, Kasaragodu, 21-23 March,2019

Credit Based Semester Scheme (2017-2018 onwards)

Choice Based Credit System Semester Scheme (2019-2020 onwards)

MoU

  • The Department has signed an MoU with Ninasam, Heggodu, Sagar, Shimoga Dist to share resources and infrastructure to conduct activities for the promotion of art, literature and culture among the youth every year (25-07-1999)
  • The department has signed an MoU with Rastrakavi Kuvempu Pratistana®, Kuppali, Shivamogga Dist to conduct study tour to Kuppali every year and share the resources and infrastructure to conduct activities for the promotion of life, literature and messages of Rastrakavi Kuvempu among the youth at SDMCollege, Ujire every year (since 25.10.2010)

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