Friday, August 22, 2014

At Hottal

Happened to visit the 11th century temples dating back to the Kalyani-Chalukya era at Hottal near Degloor which is near the point where Andhra, Maharashtra and Karnataka boundaries meet. What a wonderful art it is! Felt very bad to see that it is neglected by archaeologists n Govt. 

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Interacting with NAAC Peer Team as an alumni

Talking about my alma mater in NAAC Peer Team’s interaction with alumni held on 11 Aug 2014 at Dayanand Arts College, Latur. With Prof J. Prabhash (Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Kerala), Prof Niranjan Roy (Assam University, Silchar), Princ Kiran Jain (Kurukshetra), Justice Naik (Rtd, Bombay High Court), and Adv Giri. I wish all the best for its reaccreditation by NAAC. 

Sunday, August 3, 2014

At my Alma Mater

Being felicitated for my contribution to research publications and books at my Alma Mater Dayanand Arts College, Latur on Sun 3rd Aug 2014 on occasion of ‘Pre-NAAC Visit Alumni Meet’. My Alma Mater is facing reaccreditation process by NAAC on 11th Aug 14. I wish all the BEST for its reassessment and reaccreditation.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

At Bandra ‘Bandstand Promenade’,

After my function of books launch n my talk at SNDTW University, just visited Bandra Sea-link ‘Bandstand Promenade’. A wonderful seashore in Mumbai! Thanks Dr Vishwanath for introducing me to this wonderful place and taking my photos n sending me!

At SNDT Women’s University, Churchgate campus, Mumbai.

As a chief guest to launch two books at Churchgate campus of SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, held on Sat 2nd Aug 2014. The books ‘Indian English Drama and Theater: Enriching Experiments’ (Edited by Dr Sujatha Rao n published by Authorspress India) and ‘Indian English Literature: Issues and Concerns’ (Edited by Principal Dr B B Pradhan n published by Newman)  launched in the function. The function is followed by my talk/comments on both books and my special guest lecture on “Crossing Roads: Multiculturalism and English Literature”. A great experience to be with scholars of SNDTWU and its affiliated colleges.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

As a chief guest in a function organized by ABVP and Shree Hawagiswami College, held on 23 July 2014.

As a chief guest in a function organized by ABVP and Shree Hawagiswami College, held on 23 July 2014. Talked on Integrity and Indian Youth. Distributed prizes to topper students of 2013-14. A wonderful day at SHMU.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

As an external referee for Ph. D. viva-voce at Pune University, Pune.

As an external referee for Ph. D. viva-voce held at Pune University, Pune on 14 July 2014. 
A wonderful day with two scholars- Prof. Dr Jain & Dr. Kharat