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.
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
Literature and the Margins, Dalit Literature, Indian Literature and Culture Studies
- Class and Caste in Literature: Fiction of B. Stowe and Mulk Raj Anand. New Delhi: Prestige Books -2005- ISBN 81-7551-161
- Asamaanatalu Adhikaaraalu, (Dalita Saamajika Vyasaalu), Hyderabad: Prajashakti, 2006.No ISBN- Not Printed, 2007.
- Tracing Traits: A Comparative Study of Hamlet and Chivaraku Migiledi. Hyderabad: Bahujana Vignana Kendram, 2007 – ISBN -Not Printed 2007.
- Dalits and Social Marginalization. Edited by J. Bheemaiah. Jaipur: Aavishkar Publishers – 2012- ISB 978-81- 7910-395 2012- ISBN 978-81-7910-395.
- Counter-Writing: Dalits and other Subalterns. Prestige Books International, 2015- ISBN 978-93-82186-67-0.
- 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
- “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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- “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.
- “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
- 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.
- 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.
- Mapping Islam, Conversion and Dalit Question. Dalits and Social Marginalization. Aavishkar Publishers: Jaipur, 2012. ISBN 978-81-7910-395-1.
- Mapping Fractured Self. Writing Resistance: Discourses on Dalit Literature. Edited by T. Marx & Asunder Babu N. Vikas Adhyayan Kendra, Mumbai, 2012, ISBN-Not printed.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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-
- 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.
- 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.
- “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
- 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.
- 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.
“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
UGC Enrichment Programme- Remedial Coaching/Spoken English for SC, ST, OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) and Minority Students”.
M.Phils: 17 produced and 3 under supervision
Ph.Ds: 2 awarded and 5 under supervision
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- Defining Comparative Literature in the Indian Context. Refresher Course in English. 4th March, 2009 Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.
- Society and Dalit Literature: Some Insights. Refresher Course in English 17th March, 2009.Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad.
- Introduction to Comparative Indian Literature Contact Classes in M.Phil Course. 29th April,
2011B.R.Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad.
- Understanding Dalit Literature: Some Insights. Contact Classes in M.Phil Course.30th April, 2011. B.R.Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad.
- Some Insights on Research Methodology. Contact Classes in M.Phil Course.2nd May, 2011B.R.Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad.
- 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.
- Conceptualizing Plagiarism in Research: Some Insights Refresher Course on Research
Methodology.29January, 2013. Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad.
- Society and Literature of the Margins- Orientation Course. 16 January, 2014. Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad.
- Nomenclature as Culture: Asprushya, Harijan, Dalit. Refresher Course in Comparative Literature
- Literatures and Cultures. 27 January, 2014. Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad