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Half a day seminar in honour of Prof. M.Sridhar

Dear Viewers,

I Dr. D. Murali Manohar as Head, Dept. of English would like to hold half a day seminar in Honour of Prof. M. Sridhar on his Voluntary Retirement from his teaching career from the university on 31st January 2014. The date of the seminar is on 5th March 2014 at 2.00 p.m. onwards in ASIHSS Hall, School of Humanities Building.  The Guest of Honour Prof. M.Sridhar, Prof. Ramakrishna Ramaswamy, Vice-Chancellor will preside over the function. The speakers are as follows: Prof. Sudhakar Marathe, Retired Professor from UOH, Prof. V.B. Tharakeswar from EFLU, Hyderabad, and Prof. T. Vijay Kumar from Osmania University. All are welcome.

D.Murali Manohar

National Seminar on Dalit Literature

Dear Friends,

I would like to hold a two day National Seminar a debatable issue such as:


Those who are interested in participating in it, please let me know on or before 28th February 2014. The seminar would be held sometime in the month of April 2014. The seminar notification is attached.

Department of English
University of Hyderabad

National Seminar on

“Can Dalit Literature be a Core/Compulsory Course in Literature Departments?”: In Honour of Prof. M. Sridhar


3-4 April 2014

at ASIHSS Building

School of Humanities

Can Dalit Literature be a Core/Compulsory Course in Literature Departments?

The question “Can Indian Writing in English” be a core course?” was asked by Srinivasa Iyengar, the pioneer of Indian English Literature studies in order to make this course a part of English departments across the country. The same question has been raised in the minds of many Dalit scholars while doing research on Dalit literature. C…

Book Proposal

The project on History of Mala Dasari is completed. I have published the seminar proceedings in the book form entitled Dalit Hindu Narratives (2013). I have approached the publishers to publish the findings of the project in a book form entitled "Can Priest be an Untouchable?: Theorizing Vaishnava/ Mala Dasaris's Life, Culture and History". Let us hope it materializes soon.

Dr. D. Murali Manohar