Shashikantha Koudur


Associate Professor

Date of Joining at NITK: 

Friday, October 27, 2000

Professional Experience: 

18 Years

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Academic Background

• Ph.D (University of Hyderabad in 2008)
• MPhil (University of Hyderabad in 2000)
• MA (University of Hyderabad in 1998)

Areas of Interest
  • Comparative Literature 
  • Communication
  • Indian Classical Music
  • Translation
  • Studies in Literary Cultures
Significant Projects

Coordinated and completed an R&D Project “A Re-look into Efficiency: The Problem of Communication among Science and Technology Students of Lower Classes” sponsored by Ministry of Human Resource Development with the fund allocation of Rs. 6 lakh.

Supervision of Ph.D

2 awarded and 3 ongoing

Significant Publications
1. Priyanka and Shashikantha Koudur, “To Go or Not to Go: Palestinian Realities of Exile in the Works of Sahar Khalifeh”, in Pertanika: Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 26 (1), Mar. 2018, pp. 441-452
2. Koudur, Shashikantha. “Dāsa Sāhitya: Some Notes on Early Publications”, in Religions of South Asia, 10 (3), 2017, pp. 259-277
3. Priyanka and Shashikantha Koudur. “Exiled in the Homeland: Palestinian Experience as in Sahar Khalifeh”, in The IACLALS Journal, Vol 2, 2016, pp. 96-102
4. Koudur, Shashikantha, "Music and Nationalism", in Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLVIII (Nos. 26&27), June 29-July 6, 2013, pp. 82-83
5. Priyanka and Shashikantha Koudur. “The Multiple Resistance Strategies for Survival under Israeli Occupation in the Novels of Sahar Khalifeh”, in Khazar: Journal of Humanities   Social Sciences (accepted and forthcoming)
  • Awarded the Charles Wallace Short Research Grant to conduct short independent research in United Kingdom in the year 2014-15.
  • 'B' grade artist at the All India Radio, Mangalore
  • Directed music for more than 5 plays staged across Karnataka and Hyderabad

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