August 21, 2014 To August 21, 2014
Humanities and Social Sciences
About the Speaker: Mohan G. Ramanan, Ph.D. (BITS Pilani), is Professor and former Head, Department of English, and former Dean, School of Humanities at the University of Hyderabad. He has held the British Council Fellowship for 1982-83 at Oxford University and was a Fulbright Scholar in Residence at Amherst College, Massachusetts in 1989-90, and at the University of Missouri in 2013. He specializes in Modern British and American Poetry and Indian Literature in English and has published extensively in these areas. He also served as Deputy Director of the Indo-American Centre for International Studies (formerly American Studies Research Centre). Ramanan is deeply involved with music and philosophy and his attempt has been to integrate these interests with literary studies.