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
Lyric and Epic Modes in Poetry
Reading Margins
Indian English Literature
Comparative Aesthetics
Dalit Literature
Research Interests
Literature and the Margins, Dalit Literature, Indian Literature and Culture Studies

Books

  1. Dalits and Social Marginalisation.Jaipur: Aavishkar Publishers, 2012 - 978-81-7910-395.
  2. Tracing Traits: A Comparative Study of Hamlet and Chivaraku Migiledi .Hyderabad:Bahujana
    Vignana Kendram, 2007
  3. Asamaanatalu Adhikaaraalu,(Dalita Saamajika Vyasaalu)Hyderabad:Prajashakti,2006
  4. Class and Caste in Literature: Fiction of B.Stowe and Mulk Raj Anand. New Delhi: Prestige
    Books, 2005 – 81-7551-161-3.

Research Papers

  1. Mapping Islam, Conversion and Dalit Question Dalits and Social MarginalizationJ.Bheemaiah
    Aavishkar Publishers: Jaipur,2012.
  2. Mapping Fractured Self Writing Resistance: Discourses on Dalit Literature. T.Marx & Asunder Babu
    N.Vikas.Adhyayan Kendra, Mumbai, 2012.
  3. ‘Hard Lives and Hardy Women’Contemporary Indian Women Novelists in English. Murali
    Manohar. Serials Publications: New Delhi, 2010.
  4. Igbo and Madiga: Tracing Cultural Proximities between Chenua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart and a
    Dalit Community in Andhra Pradesh. Osmania Journal of English Studies. Special Issue on Chinua
    Achebe: TFA@50 Celebrating a Classic. Ed. Prof. Bala Kothandaraman. Karshak Arts Printers:
    Hyderabad, 2010.
  5. Why Should I Conceal? : My Boyhood Memoir’.Dalits and Religion. Ed. Murali Manohar. Atlantic
    Publishers: New Delhi: 2009.
  6. Our Exit from the Left was the beginning of the Dalit Writing .Interview with V. YellaiahJournal of
    Literature and Aesthetics, a special issue on Indian Dalit Literature, Vol.9 No.1&2.K.Purushotham
    and J.Bheemaiah. January-December, 2009.
  7. ‘Tears of the Marginalized: A Comparative Study of Two Madiga Short Stories’. Kakatiya Journal
    of English Studies (KJES). Ed. P.Shailaja Kakatiya University Warangal, 2008-09. ISSN 0971-8877.
  8. A Comic Portrayal of Hunger and Humiliation in Siddalingaiah’s Ooru Keri.The Humanities in the
    Present Context.Mohan, Ramanan, Panchanan Mohanty and Tutun Mukherjee.Allied Publishers:
    Hyderabad, 2009.ISBN: 978-81-8424-557-8.
  9. Dialectics of Caste Culture: A Social Crisis in Indian NationSocial Science and Humanity
    ICSSH).Vol.2. Chun-Hua Lin and Zhang Ming. IEEE: Singapore, 2011.
  10. Revisiting Macaulay’s Reforms: English Education and Dalits in British India Kakatiya Journal
    of English Studies (KJES).Vol.32/2013. S.Latha Kakatiya University Warangal. ISSN 0971-
    8877.
  11. From Pity to Protest: Contesting Marginality in Dalit Literature Kakatiya Journal of English
    Studies (KJES).Vol.32/2014. Ed. S.Latha Kakatiya University Warangal. ISSN 0971-8877.
  12. From Pity to Protest: Contesting Marginality in Dalit Literature. Voices of Dissent in Literature of
    the Marginalized Prakash Kharat and Shailesh Bahadure Dr.Ambedkar College,
    Deekshabhoomi, Nagpur. ISBN 978-81-824656-0-9.
  13. ‘Theorizing Dalit Metaphor: The Impact of Contemporary Social Protest Movements in India.’
    International Journal of English Literature, Language &Skills, Volume 3 Issue 3,
    October,2014Mrudula Lakkaraju.Web Journal, Hyderabad.IJELLS, ISSN 2278 0742,

Projects

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

Research Guidance
Ph.D., (Under Supervision-05)
M.Phils., (Produced-10): (Under Supervision-05)

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:
    Literatures and Cultures. 27 January, 2014. Academic Staff College, University of Hyderabad