Dr. J. Bheemaiah

Served as Junior Lecturer for 15 years (1991-2006) in the Intermediate Education in the State of Telangana and joined as Assistant Professor in the University of Hyderabad in 2006.

Courses Offered
Literature and the Margins/Reading Margins, Lyric Mode/Dramatic Mode/Dalit Autobiographies, Reading Contemporary Indian Literature/Counter Canonical Writing/Reading Indian Folklore, Criticism and Contemporary Theories, Epic Mode, Comparative Literature, Critical Writings, Indian Diaspora, Reading Indian Margins, Indian Literature – 1800-1850
Research Interests
Literature and the Margins, Dalit Literature, Indian Literature and Culture Studies

 

Books

  1. Class and Caste in Literature: Fiction of B. Stowe and Mulk Raj Anand. New Delhi: Prestige Books -2005- ISBN 81-7551-161
  2. Asamaanatalu Adhikaaraalu, (Dalita Saamajika Vyasaalu), Hyderabad: Prajashakti, 2006.No ISBN- Not Printed, 2007.
  3. Tracing Traits: A Comparative Study of Hamlet and Chivaraku Migiledi. Hyderabad: Bahujana Vignana Kendram, 2007 – ISBN -Not Printed 2007.
  4. Dalits and Social Marginalization. Edited by J. Bheemaiah. Jaipur: Aavishkar Publishers – 2012- ISB 978-81- 7910-395 2012- ISBN 978-81-7910-395.
  5. Counter-Writing: Dalits and other Subalterns. Prestige Books International, 2015- ISBN 978-93-82186-67-0.
  6. Voice of a Dalit: The Poetry of Darla Venkateswara Rao. Translated and Introduced by J.Bheemaiah. New Delhi: Prestige International, 2018. ISBN 978-81-935421-6-3.

Research Papers Published in Journals

  1. “Igbo and Madiga: Tracing Cultural Proximities between Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart and a Dalit Community in Andhra Pradesh”. Osmania Journal of English Studies. Edited by Balakotandaraman. A Special Issue on Chinua Achebe: TFA@50 Celebrating a Classic. Karshak Arts Printers: Hyderabad, 2010.
  2. Our Exit from the Left was the beginning of the Dalit Writing. Interview with V. Yellaiah interviewed by Purushotham and J.Bheemaiah. Journal of Literature and Aesthetics, a special issue on Indian Dalit Literature, Vol.9 No.1&2. January-December, 2009. pp. 337 345.
  3. Tears of the Marginalized: A Comparative Study of Two Madiga Short Stories. Kakatiya Journal of English Studies. Edited by Shailaja, P. Vol.28/2008-09, Kakatiya University Warangal.ISSN097-8877. Pp.155-160.
  4. Revisiting Macaulay’s Reforms: English Education and Dalits in British India. Kakatiya Journal of English Studies Edited by S. Latha. Vol.32/2013- ISSN 0971- 8877. Kakatiya University Warangal. Pp. 91-98.
  5. From Pity to Protest: Contesting Marginality in Dalit Literature. Kakatiya Journal of English Studies (KJES) Vol.32/2014. Kakatiya University Warangal. ISSN 0971- 8877. Pp. 117-126.
  6. Theorizing Dalit Metaphor: The Impact of Contemporary Social Protest in Movement in India. International Journal of English Literature, Language &Skills. (Web Journal Edited by Mrudula Lakkaraju. Vol.3Issue. 3rddOctober, 2014. IJELLS, ISSN 2278 0742, WWW. IJELLS.COM. Hyderabad. Pp.40-46.
  7. Can Religious Conversion Emancipate the Depressed? Kakatiya Journal of English Studies (KJES) edited by Purushotham, K. Vol.34/2015. Kakatiya University Warangal, ISSN 0971-8877.Pp. 143-150.
  8. Textualizing Lived Lives: A Dalit Aesthetic and Philosophic Negotiation. Daath VoyageAn International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in English. Edited by Saikat Banerjee. A Refereed Open Access e journal. Vol.3, September, 2017. ISSN 2455-7544.Pp. 1-12.
  9. Making Modern India through Literary Renaissance. Literary Herald: An International Refereed/Peer-reviewed English e-Journal, Impact Factor: 3.019(IIJIF). Edited by Siddhartha Sharma Vil.3, Issue 4. December, 2017. ISSN: 2454-3365.
  10. “Small Cultures: Baindlas as Neglected Priests in Dalit Community.” Quest Journals: Journal of Research in Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol 6-Issue 10 (2018), pp: 34-37. ISSN (online): 2321-9467. www.questjournals.org.
  11. “Metaphorising Tribal Life: A Sisyphean Struggle in Atadu Adavini Jayinchadu”. International Journal of English: Literature, Language &Skills. (Web Journal Edited by Mrudula Lakkaraju. Vol.7 Issue 3, October 2018. ISSN: 2278-0742, www.ijells.com

Research Papers Published  in Edited Books

  1. A Comic Portrayal of Hunger and Humiliation in Siddalingaiah’s Ooru Keri” The Humanities   in the Present Context. Edited by Mohan, Ramanan, Panchanan Mohanty and Tutun Mukherjee. Allied Publishers: Hyderabad, 2009.
  2. Hard Lives and Hardy Women.  Contemporary Indian Women Novelists in English- Serials Publications: New Delhi, 2010 Serials Publications: New Delhi, 2010. Edited by Murali Manohar. ISBN: 978-81-8387-386-4.
  3. Mapping Islam, Conversion and Dalit Question. Dalits and Social Marginalization. Aavishkar Publishers: Jaipur, 2012.  ISBN 978-81-7910-395-1.
  4. Mapping Fractured Self. Writing Resistance: Discourses on Dalit Literature. Edited by T. Marx & Asunder Babu N. Vikas  Adhyayan Kendra, Mumbai, 2012, ISBN-Not printed.
  5. From Pity to Protest: Contesting Marginality in Dalit Literature.  Dissent Voices in Literature of the Marginalized.vEdited by Prakash Kharat and Shailesh Bahadure. Dr.Ambedkar College, Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur. ISBN 978-81-824656-0-9.  Pp. 52-59.
  6. Ambedkar versus Jat-Pat Todak Mandal -pp 45-51 -ISBN 978-93-82532-61-3. The Critical Heritage of English Literature. Edited by Satendra Kumar.  YKing Books, Jaipur, 2013-14.
  7. Counter and Encounter: Revisiting Kolakaluri Enoch’s Vignavinayakudu.  Counter-Writing: Dalits and Other Subalterns. Prestige Books International, 2015. Pp. 57-63.  ISBN 978-93-82186-67-
  8. In the School of My Mother’s Lap”. Telugu Dalit Writing. Translated by J.Bheemaiah and Edited by Purushotham, Geeta Ramaswamy and Gogushyamala.  Oxford University Press: New Delhi, 2016,   Pp.  67-69- ISBN 0-19-946062-0.
  9. Amrapali’ Telugu Dalit Writing. Translated by J.Bheemaiah. Edited by Purushotham, Geeta Ramaswamy and Gogushyamala. Oxford University Press: New Delhi, 2016. Pp. 67-69.   ISBN 0-19-946062-0.
  10. “Saamaajika Pratighatana Kavitwam. Introduction to Nemeli Kannulu (Poetry) by Darla Venkateshwara Rao. Manjushree Prachranalu, Hyderabad, 2016. Pp.14-32. ISBN 978-81-908963-5-1.

Articles Published in Conference Proceedings

  1. Dialectics of Caste Culture: A Social Crisis in Indian Nation. Social Science and Humanity. Edited by Chun-Hua Lin and Zhang Ming. (ICSSH).Vol.2. IEEE: Singapore, 2011. Pp. 458-462.
  2. Making Modern India through Literary Renaissance. Souvenir: Role of Indian Writing in English in Nation Building – P.G Dept. of English and Research Centre, People’s College, Nanded ( M.S ). Pp.11-16. ISBN 978-93-80745-91-6.

Research Projects

“A Study of Dependent Dalit Communities: Social and Cultural Perspectives of Dakkalis, Chindus and Gosangis in Telangana State”. ICSSR Sponsored Project-2015.

 Inter-face Research under UPE-2, University of Hyderabad

Title:  “Socio-Economic Challenges in Print Media: A Study of Oral Culture among Kammam  Koyas in Telangana Region of Andhra Pradesh”.

ICSSR PROJECT COMPLETED

Title: “A Study of Dependent Dalit Communities: Social and Cultural Perspectives of Baindlas, Chindus and Dakkalis in Telangana State”. 2015-2017.

ICHR MINOR PROJECT SANCTIONED

Title: Archiving Tribals: A Study of History and Culture of Chenchus and Kolams in Telangana State

COORDINATOR

UGC Enrichment Programme- Remedial Coaching/Spoken English for SC, ST, OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) and Minority Students”.

Research Guidance
M.Phils: 17 produced and 3 under supervision
Ph.Ds: 2 awarded and 5 under supervision

Seminars Organized

  1. A 3-day National Seminar on ‘Theorizing the Margins and the Other’ during 17th to 19th February, 2010. The Centre for Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad.
  2. A 2-day National Seminar on Contextualizing Marathi Dalit Lived Lives.09th-10th November, 2011The Centre for Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad.
  3. A 2-day National Seminar on Comparative Aesthetics in Bhasha Literatures 17th-18th February, 2012.The Centre for Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad.
  4. Faculty Coordinator for RAW.CON, a student conference at CCL. A3 –day National Seminar on Literary and Cultural Studies.25-27 eptember,2012. The Centre for Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad.
  5. A 2- day National Seminar on Contesting Tribal Subalternity: Social and Economic Challenges in India. 29-30 July, 2013.The Centre for Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad.
  6. A 2-day National Seminar cum Workshop on “Counter-Writing: Dalits and Other Subalterns”30-31October,2014.The Centre for Comparative Literature, School of Humanities, University of Hyderabad.
  7. A 21-day Refresher Course Coordinated on Comparative Literatures: Literatures and Cultures from 08th to 28 January,2014. Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
    Lectures Delivered
  8. The Dalit Cultural Realms and Binary Protest in Self Narratives Refresher Course in Comparative Literature. January 9, 2009. Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.
  9. Defining Comparative Literature in the Indian Context. Refresher Course in English. 4th March, 2009 Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.
  10. Society and Dalit Literature: Some Insights. Refresher Course in English 17th March, 2009.Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.
  11. Introduction to Comparative Indian Literature Contact Classes in M.Phil Course. 29th April,
    2011B.R.Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad.
  12. Understanding Dalit Literature: Some Insights. Contact Classes in M.Phil Course.30th April, 2011. B.R.Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad.
  13. Some Insights on Research Methodology. Contact Classes in M.Phil Course.2nd May, 2011B.R.Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad.
  14. From Pity to Protest: Contesting Marginality in Dalit Literature” Plenary
    Address-Voices of Dissent in Literature of the Marginalized.11-12 January, 2013. Dr. Ambedkar College, Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur, Maharastra.
  15. Conceptualizing Plagiarism in Research: Some Insights Refresher Course on Research
    Methodology.29January, 2013. Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad.
  16. Society and Literature of the Margins- Orientation Course. 16 January, 2014. Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad.
  17. Nomenclature as Culture: Asprushya, Harijan, Dalit. Refresher Course in Comparative Literature
  18. Literatures and Cultures. 27 January, 2014. Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad