VS Sreedhara - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
10:15 am

தமிழ் Crossings

AJ Thomas, Gita Ramaswamy, Mini Krishnan and VS Sreedhara


VS Sreedhara, MA, PhD, was formerly professor of English at Vijaya College, Bangalore University. He later served as Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study of Social Inclusion and Exclusive Policy at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore.

He is currently Adjunct Professor in the Department of English, Bangalore City University. He is also a literary critic, reviewer, translator and human rights activist. At present, he is the Coordinator of the Tamil Kannada Translation Series for the Tamil Nadu Text Book and Educational Services Corporation, Tamil Nadu Government.

His fields of interest are Cultural Studies, Post-Colonial and Translation Studies, and Eco-Criticism. His publications in Kannada include the following:
– Sahitya, Sahithya Vimarshe, (Ed) Collected critical works of P Lankesh, Lankesh Prakashana, Bangalore.
– Beladingala Noda, (Ed) Collection of critical essays on Bendre, BHS Higher Education Society, Bangalore.
– Balagopal Barahagalu (Ed) Collection of select writings of K Balagopal, Lankesh Prakashana, Bangalore.
– Prakshuba Kanive, Translation of Balagopal’s book on Kashmir (with N Ramesh), Prakriti Prakashana, Bangalore.
– Athirekagala Yuga, Translation of Eric Hobswam’s ‘Age of Extremes’, Kuvempu Bhasha Bharathi, Bangalore.