Shashikantha Koudur



Date of Joining at NITK: 

Friday, October 27, 2000

Professional Experience: 

Total 22 Years

Contact Details


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Faculty (author) Identifiers
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

3 completed and 9 ongoing

Significant Publications
  1. Koudur, Shashikantha. “Dāsa Sāhitya: Some Notes on Early Publications'', in Religions of South Asia, 10 (3), 2017, pp. 259-277
  2. 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
  3. 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, 21 (4), 2018, pp. 18-35
  4. Koudur, Shashikantha. “Languages, Castes and Hierarchy: Basel Mission in Nineteenth Century Coastal Karnataka'', in South Asia Research, 40 (2), 2020, pp. 250-265
  5. Ramath, Amritha and Shashikantha Koudur. “Of Dictionaries and Dialectics: Locating the Vernacular and the Making of Modern Malayalam”, in Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities, 13 (2), pp. 1-7
  • Awarded the Charles Wallace Short Research Grant to conduct short independent research in United Kingdom in the year 2014-15.
  • Directed music for more than 5 plays staged across Karnataka and Hyderabad

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